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On Stage Presents Polina Umansky

On Stage begins its free concert series with Polina Umansky on Sunday, October 2 at 3:00 p.m. Ms. Umansky is the principal of the cello section with the Lafayette Symphony Orchestra in Indiana. The performance is on the McCormick Hall stage at Henderson Fine Arts Center.

Woman with brown hair leaning on a cello case and standing under a treeMs. Umansky received a Master s Degree in music from the Odessa State Conservatory Ukraine. She previously appeared as a soloist on numerous occasions in Odessa, as well as in other cities in the former Soviet Union, such as Moscow, Kiev and Kharkov. She began her orchestral career as a member of the cello section of the Odessa Philharmonic Orchestra and appeared as a soloist on numerous occasions. Upon her arrival in the United States in 1979 she performed with a variety of orchestras in the New York area, including performances at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center. She was a co-founder of the Cameo Trio, an ensemble in residence at the Indianapolis Museum of Arts. She has appeared as a soloist with the Marion Philharmonic and Anderson Symphony Orchestras.

The On Stage series is sponsored by Henderson Fine Arts Center Guild.