Kindle your interest… Bonfire Chamber Music Festival grew out of discussions between Grand Rapids native Mary Ellen (Patnaude) Haupert and members of the Artaria String Quartet, with whom the Reif Center as worked these past couple years. The first Bonfire Chamber Music Festival will be a short, two-day series: Concert 1 Thursday, July 27 | 7:30pm Violinist Nancy Oliveros and pianist Mary Ellen (Patnaude) Haupert will perform works written 100 years ago! Join us for gorgeous sonatas by Claude Debussy and Ottorini Respighi, as well as a delightful set of works by Jean Sibelius – all written in 1917. Concert 2 Friday, July 28 | 7:30pm Violinists Ray Shows and Nancy Oliveros (from the Artaria String Quartet) will join forces with pianist Mary Ellen (Patnaude) Haupert and local horn player Heidi Wick for music by Mozart, Moszkowski, and Brahms. These virtuoso works will put you on the edge of your seats!