It all began with a knock on a door.
While walking down the hall in the UWM School of Music building one day in 1992, Yehuda Yannay heard an instrument he couldn’t quite recognize. He decided to investigate. The results of that meeting have resounded ever since. You can hear the latest at a Music from Almost Yesterday concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at UWM.
Behind the door was Stas Venglevski, recently arrived in Milwaukee with his wife, Roza Borisova, who was studying in the UWM Institute of Chamber Music as cellist for the Veronika Quartet. Stas plays the bayan, the Russian button accordion. He had taken to practicing in the Veronika Quartet’s rehearsal room at the UWM to avoid disturbing his neighbors.
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