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Masterclass with Margaret Batjer

I was delighted to perform Ravel’s Tzigane for violinist Margaret Batjer as part of a Masterclass at Guarneri Hall. Thank you to Guarneri Hall and Stefan Hersh for the invitation (and loaning me a violin!). It was an extremely beneficial class.

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Jessie Montgomery Masterclass and Concerts

The CMPI Quartet has had a number of great opportunities lately! We performed Jessie Montgomery’s Strum on a Chicago Symphony Orchestra Salon Series on April 26. Then, we had a masterclass with Jessie Montgomery, working with her on her own work. We also are playing a series of pre-concert performances for the CSO May 5-7.

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Spektral and hyacinth quartets

Spektral Quartet Masterclass

The Hyacinth Quartet enjoyed a masterclass this past April with the Spektral Quartet. We worked on the Grieg String Quartet and the Bacewicz String Quartet #4. Thanks to MIC and the Harris Theatre for making this class possible.

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Stella Chen Masterclass

I played on a masterclass for the amazing violinist Stella Chen, through a partnership between MIC, Harris Theater, and Chamber Music of Lincoln Center. Image credit: Music Institute of Chicago.

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Hilary Hahn Masterclass

I had the honor of participating in a masterclass with violinist Hilary Hahn. I performed the first movement of the Dvorak Concerto. Thank you to Chicago Musical Pathways Initiative and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for this amazing opportunity. Photo credit: Anne Ryan and Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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Setzer Masterclass

I recently performed with the Hyacinth Quartet for a masterclass with Philip Setzer of the Emerson Quartet. This event was sponsored by the Music Institute of Chicago and Cleveland Institute of Music.

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