January 26, 2019 Arts Calendar
2019-01-26 19:30 2019-01-26 21:00 America/New_York Senior Soloist Concert Cochran Chapel Andover

Senior Soloist Concert

7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., Cochran Chapel

Featuring Senior Concerto Finalists


Chloe Choi, violin, attended the Boston University Tanglewood Institute in 2016, and played in the Young Artists Orchestra. She will play the first movement of Sibelius’ Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47, which is her favorite violin concerto and her favorite movement.  Chloe likes pieces that feel meditative and serene but also are rather complex, and says of the Sibelius concerto that “there is a quality in the piece that touches my unconsciousness.”  Choi studies with Academy adjunct music instructor Michael Rosenbloom.

 

 William Duan, violin, has served as the concert master of the Andover Symphony Orchestra.  He is also co-president of the Andover Chamber Music Society.  Duan studies with Holly Barnes, PA’s director of performance and will perform the first movement of Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61

 

Jennifer Lawson, clarinet, studies with Academy music instructor Margo McGowan and Brian Moorhead of the Florida Orchestra.  She has played in the Tampa Metropolitan Youth Orchestra, the University of South Florida Bay Area Youth Winds, the Phillips Academy Band, and the Phillips Academy Symphony and Chamber Orchestras. She has also performed with the Florida and Massachusetts Music Educators Associations’ All-State Bands, and has studied at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and the Interlochen Center for the Arts.  Lawson will perform Aaron Copland’s Concerto for Clarinet. 

 

Claire Lee, cello, has been playing the cello for 15 years and studies with Academy adjunct music instructor Jan Müller-Szeraws. She is the Academy Chamber Orchestra’s co-principal cellist and will perform the first movement of Dvořák’s Cello concerto in B minor, Op. 104.

 

 Jonathan Lin, cello, has attended Interlochen and the Chamber Music Institute at the College of the Holy Cross for cello.  He will perform the first movement of Robert Schumann’s Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129.  Lin says, “I really love the Schumann because of the interaction between multiple voices in the cello part and the dialogue between the soloist and accompanist.”  Lin studies with Academy adjunct music instructor Jan Müller-Szeraws.

 

Mona Suzuki, violin, has participated in several competitions.  In 2018, she won 1st Prize in the Golden Classical Music Awards - International Competition and also won 1st prize at the Concert Festival - International Competition 2018.  She enjoyed winner's solo performances at Carnegie Hall in NYC.  Suzuki studies with Holly Barnes, PA’s director of performance and will perform the first movement of Henri Vieuxtemps’ Violin Concerto No. 5 in A minor, Op. 37.

 

Cochran Chapel is accessible.  For further information please contact the music department at (978) 749-4260 or e-mail music@andover.edu.


Reception to follow in the Baldwin Cloister. 

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