Penn State Laureate Musician Kim Cook to perform at music festival

Cellist Kim Cook, Penn State's laureate musician, is participating in the 2009 Endless Mountain Music Festival, on Monday, Aug. 3 in Mansfield, Pa. and on Sunday, Aug. 9 in Wellsboro, Pa.

Sonya Gleason, the festival's vice president for marketing and member of its board of directors, said she is excited for Cook's performance.

"We are so very thrilled to have [Cook] join our other illustrious performers. Kim not only brings brilliant talent to the festival but will also, I am certain, enjoy being with the other high-caliber artists in residence this year."

Cook's first performance, a cello recital, will take place at 8 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 3 in Mansfield, Pa at the Holy Child Church on Main Street. At 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 9, Cook will appear with the festival symphony under the baton of Maestro Stephen Gunzenhauser in the Methodist Church on Main Street in Wellsboro, Pa.

For general information about the festival and news of the other performances, please visit the festival's Web site at

Last Updated November 18, 2010