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Congratulations to Tanya Gabrielian upon the recent release of her new CD of Bach transcriptions on MSR Classics entitled “Remix”

 

 

 SUMMER EVENTS:

August 18: Allegra Chapman plays Ades, Ligeti and Zubel

Bard Music Festival, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York

August 8: Hilda Huang plays Beethoven and Mozart

Solo Recital: Noontime Concerts, Old Saint Mary’s Cathedral, San Francisco

August 1: Mayumi Tsuchida plays Bach, Beethoven and Bolcom

Solo Recital, Noontime Concerts, Old Saint Mary’s Cathedral,  San Francisco

July 8: Hilda Huang plays Beethoven

Ravinia Festival, Chicago, Illinois

 

Congratulations:

Fantee Jones

Awarded the Elizabeth Parisot Prize at the 2017 Yale Honors Banquet.

Hilda Huang

Recipient of the Wrexham and Sharp Prizes in Music, awarded to the senior at Yale University who best exemplified the standards of Quincy Porter, B.A. 1919; Mus. B. 1921.

 

Class of 2017 Graduates:

Hilda Huang, B.S. (magna cum laude), Yale University, in chemistry

Mayumi Tsuchida, M.M. Mannes School of Music, in piano performance

Victoria Lin, B.A. Harvard University, in molecular and cellular biology, and statistics

Phoebe Wu, B.M. University of Michigan, in piano performance

 

May Events:

May 3: Mayumi Tsuchida

Solo Recital, American Yacht Club Music Series, Rye, New York

May 5: Hilda Huang

Solo Recital, Thurmer Saal, Bochum, Germany

 May 28:  Alice Zhu

Sophomore Recital, Bienen School of Music, Northwestern University

April Events:

April 1: Phoebe Wu

Undergraduate Senior Recital, University of Michigan

April 4: Reiko Tsuchida

New Juilliard Ensemble, Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, NYC

 April 14: Hilda Huang

Undergraduate Senior Recital, Yale University

 April 14: Tanya Gabrielian

Evermay Concert Series, Ryuji Ueno Foundation, Washington DC

April 19: Mayumi Tsuchida

American Yacht Club Music Series, Rye, NY,

April 19: Rieko Tsuchida

Illuminating Music: Piano Works Inspired by Visual Art, Morgan Library, New York, NY

April 27: Jake Holtzman

NYU Walter Reinhord Scholar Recital, New York University

April 29: Mayumi Tsuchida

Masters Graduation Recital, Mannes School of Music

 

CONGRATULATIONS:

Sean Alexander Bart received the 2016 National Youth Arts Award for Outstanding Musical Direction.

Allegra Chapman is both Artistic Director and Executive Director of the Bard Music West Festival.

Tanya Gabrielian is 2017 Artist-In-Residence for the Guild Hall in East Hampton, NY.

Jake Holtzman is a piano major in the graduate school at New York University.

Hilda Huang has been accepted to participate in Chicago’s Ravinia Festival this coming summer.

Fantee Jones completed her Master’s degree from The Juilliard School this past spring, and is currently a student at the Yale School of Music, majoring in Piano Performance.  This past summer, she presented a sold out solo recital at the National Theater and Concert Hall in Taipei, Taiwan.

Philip Jung is attending the Hochschule fur Musik und Theater München as a student in the graduate chamber music program.  He received a Bachelor of Music degree from The Juilliard School and a Master of Music degree from the University of Tel Aviv.

Mayumi Tsuchida performed the William Bolcom Piano Concerto in New York City in November as winner of the Mannes School of Music Concerto Competition.

Rieko Tsuchida was named a 2016 Grant Winner by the Charlotte White Salon de Virtuosi in New York City.  She received a B.M degree from the Peabody Institute of Music at Johns Hopkins University and is attending graduate school at The Juilliard School.

 

Alumni Events 2016

January 17: Tanya Gabrielian

Alpine Artisans, Seeley Lake, Montana

January 21: Hilda Huang

Yale University, Whitney Humanities Center, New Haven, Conn

January 31: Hilda Huang

BASF-Konzerte, Gesellschaftshaus, Ludwigshafen, Germany

February 21: Philip Jung

Solo Recital: Bellevue Club, Oakland, CA

February 28: Allegra Chapman

Solo Recital: Manteca Kindred Arts Series, Saint Paul’s United Methodist Church, Manteca, CA

February 29: Mayumi Tsuchida

“The Ear” Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker Street, New York City

March 4: Rieko Tsuchida

Senior Recital, Peabody Institute of Music, Griswold Hall, Baltimore, Maryland

March 10: Rieko Tsuchida

Recital, Salon de Virtuosi, residence of the Consul General of Japan, New York City

March 18: Hilda Huang

From the Top All Stars Concert, former winners of the Mondavi Young Artists Competition, Mondavi Center, UC Davis

April 18: Jake Holtzman

Senior Recital: Oberlin Conservatory, Warner Hall, Oberlin, Ohio

April 26: Allegra Chapman

Solo Recital: Noontime Concerts, Old Saint Mary’s Cathedral, San Francisco

May 2: Hilda Huang

From the Top All Stars Concert, NPR national radio broadcast on KDFC

May 10: Allegra Chapman

Chamber Music Recital: Noontime Concerts, Old Saint Mary’s Cathedral, 660 California Street, San Francisco

May 30: Katelyn Tan

Winners Concert, American Protege Piano Competition, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, NYC

July 3: Fantee Jones

Solo recital: National Theater and Concert Hall, Taipei, Taiwan (sold out)

July 10-24: Hilda Huang

Chamber Music Northwest, Portland, Oregon

 August 9: Hilda Huang

Solo Recital: Noontime Concerts, Old Saint Mary’s Cathedral, 660 California Street, San Francisco, 12:30

 August 12-14: Allegra Chapman

Bard Music Festival, The Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York

August 13-21: Rieko Tsuchida

Olympic Music Festival, Port Townsend, Washington

November 18: Mayumi Tsuchida

Concerto Soloist, Mannes School of Music, New York City

 

Events 2015

 January 3: Alumni Reunion Recital

Allegra Chapman, Jake Holtzman, Christine Kim, Mayumi Tsuchida, Rieko Tsuchida, Phoebe Wu, Shengyuan Zhou, Steinway Piano Gallery, San Francisco

December 6: Phoebe Wu

Junior Recital, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

August 15: Rieko Tsuchida

Olympic Music Festival, Quiline, Washington

August 14,15: Allegra Chapman

Bard Music Festival: Chavez and his World, Bard College, Annandale-on Hudson, New York

July 29: Tanya Gabrielian

Lakes Area Music Festival, Brainerd, Minnesota

June 21: Hilda Huang

BachFest Leipzig, Ausgezeichnet V/Alte Handelbores, Leipzig, Germany

 June 16: Rieko Tsuchida

Southeastern Piano Festival Featured Alumni Concert, Kroger Center for the Arts, Columbia, South Carolina

June 11, June 14: Hilda Huang

Thuermer Konzerte Saison, Thuermer-Saal, Theaterzentrum der Folkwang-Universitat der Kunste, Bochum Stat, Germany

May 24: Regina Ngo

Senior Recital, University of Southern California, Steinway Piano Gallery, Pasadena

May 13: Jeannete Tietze

Solo Recital. Noon Concerts, Throckmorton Theater, Mill Valley

May 6: Margaret Fondbertasse

The Lowell Trio, Noon Concerts, Throckmorton Theater, Mill Valley

April 19: Mayumi Tsuchida

Solo Recital, Kleinert/ James Center for Arts, Woodstock, New York

April 18: Jake Holtzman

Junior Recital, Warner Concert Hall, Oberlin Conservatory

April 11: Phoebe Wu

Skelton Studio Sophomore Recital, Sterns Building, Univ. of Michigan

February 15-16: Tanya Gabrielian

Roanoke Symphony Orchestra, Tchaikovsky Concerto #1, Jefferson Center, Roanoke, Virginia

February 11: Fantee Jones

Solo Recital, Downtown at Grace Concert Series, White Plains, New York

Notable Alumni:

Amanda Brody Bryan Ph.D, MA, University of Arizona; BA Mills College

Amanda was a post-doctoral research scholar at the University of Washington, after completing her Ph.D in clinical psychology.

Christopher Brody Ph.D Yale University; DMA, MA University of Minnesota; BA Northwestern University

Christopher is Assistant Professor of Music Theory at the Eastman School of Music.  Chris came to Eastman from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University where he was a post-doctoral resident scholar and visiting Assistant Professor of Music Theory.  He received his Ph.D from Yale University in Music Theory and a DMA degree in Piano Performance from University of Minnesota.

Clint Cancio BM Notre Dame de Namur University

Clint is a vocal coach at Notre Dame de Namur University.  He recently wrote a book for young children that engages their love of music, and is writing a novel on the life of Lili Boulanger.

Allegra Chapman MM The Juilliard School; BM, BA Bard College Conservatory; Professional Studies Diploma, San Francisco Conservatory of Music

Allegra is Artistic Director/ Executive Director of Bard Music West.   She  has performed in Alice Tully Hall, the Chicago Cultural Center, and the Franz Liszt Memorial Museum in Budapest.

Louis Durra, Berklee College of Music

Jazz pianist and band leader, Louis resides in Berlin, Germany and has performed in Germany, Scotland and Poland “Vivid, generous playing”, Fest Magazine.  “Spinning Jazz gold out of the unlikeliest material…into masterpieces of beguiling understatement”, The Herald Scotsman.

Margaret Fontebasse (Margaret Wong) BA UC Berkeley

Margaret is a member of the Lowell Trio, and vocal coach and accompanist at Skyline College.

Tanya Gabrielian MM, BM Royal Academy of Music; Artist Diploma, The Juilliard School

Lauded by the Washington Post for her “strikingly poised nobility”, Tanya has performed at the International Beethoven Project in Chicago and at the Washington International Piano Festival.  She is on the Preparatory Division faculty at Bard Conservatory and resides in New York City.

Alex Gelber Ph.D, BA Harvard University

Student from 1994-98. Alex is Assistant Professor at the UC Berkeley Goldman School of Public Policy and a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research.  He taught at both Harvard and the Wharton School of Business. During 2012-2013, he served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy at the U.S. Treasury Department.

Jake Holtzman BS Oberlin College Conservatory

From San Rafael, Jake has performed throughout the United States,  with recent engagements at the Steinway Piano Gallery in San Francisco, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Kalamazoo Epic Center,  and Avram Teater (SouthHampton).  He graduated from Oberlin College/Conservatory with a major in piano and environmental science and currently attends New York University as a graduate student in piano performance.

Hilda Huang BS Yale University

Hilda was the youngest competitor at age 18, the first American, and first person of Chinese Ancestry to receive the top award in the 2014 International Bach Competition Leipzig.  She is the only pianist to have won the Leipzig, Wurzburg International Bach Competition and Rosalyn Tureck International Bach Competitions.  Hilda graduated from Yale College with a  major in Chemistry and is now a graduate student at the Yale School of Music.

Jacques Hymans Ph.D, MA, BA Harvard University

Jacques is Associate Professor in the School of International Relations at the University of Southern California.  His research focuses on international security affairs and national identity.

 Christopher Limnios, Ph.D University of California, Santa Cruz

Christopher is Assistant Professor of Economics at Provincetown College in Rhode Island

 Fantee Jones MM, The Juilliard School, BM, Manhattan School of Music

Fantee was the gold medalist at the 2011 Seattle International Piano Competition and a prize winner at the 2012 Gina Bacchauer International Young Artist Competition.  She recently completed her Master of Music degree at The Juilliard School and is a now a student in the Graduate Program at Yale University School of Music.

Philip Jung MM, Tel Aviv University, BM The Juilliard School

Philip received his Master’s Degree from the Buchman-Mehta School of Music, Tel Aviv University, Israel, and is pursuing a second Master’s Degree in Chamber Music at the Hochshule fur Musik und Theatre Munchen, Germany.

Sean MacLean MA Yale University, BA Amherst College

Sean is announcer for Classical KING-FM in Seattle 98.1 and host of NW Focus LIVE.  His international award winning works have been performed by choirs and orchestras on both sides of the Atlantic, including London’s BBC Symphony.

Jeremie Michael MM, BM Eastern Kentucky University; The Juilliard School

Jeremie made his recital debut at the Concertgebeow in Amsterdam at age 14 and his concerto debut with the San Francisco Symphony at age 16.  Jeremie joined the original production of “The Fantasticks” at age 17, the youngest musical director On or Off Broadway at the time.  He is received a second Master’s Degree in Music Theory from Florida State University.

Howard Na DMA Eastman School of Music; MM, BM University of North Texas

Howard is Associate Professor of Piano at Shaanxi Normal University in China.

Nathan Noh BS UC Berkeley

Nathan is currently enrolled at New York University School of Law after completing his undergraduate studies in Chemistry at UC Berkeley.  He has interned in the California Supreme Court.

Angela Park BM New York University

Angela is administrative director for Schmidt Artists International, the classical music management company.  She is currently living in New York City.

Dr. Xiaomang Sickles MD University of Rochester

Xiaomang, who is fluent in Mandarin Chinese, currently practices medicine in Philadelphia with a specialization in gynecologic oncology.

Nancy Xie BS Harvard University

Nancy is currently living in China and has written several articles for Harvard International Review.

Kenric Tam MM New England Conservatory of Music; BA Harvard University

Kenric made his debut with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Walt Disney Hall in 2006. He is currently enrolled at Stanford School of Medicine after having completed the duel degree program at Harvard University and New England Conservatory of Music.

Mayumi Tsuchida, BM, BS Bard College-Conservatory

Mayumi was named winner of the 2016 Mannes School of Music Concerto Competition, and  attends the Mannes School of Music as a graduate student in piano performance.  Mayumi participated in both the EuroArts Festival and the Holland Sessions, and was named outstanding pianist at the Spainexcellence Festival in Avila, Spain.  She graduated from Bard College Conservatory in piano and Chinese.

Rieko Tsuchida BM Peabody Institute of Music

Rieko has performed at the Oxford Philomusica Piano Festival in Oxford, England, at the Musicfest Perugia in Perugia, Italy, and has presented recitals at the Philips Gallery in Washington DC, at the International Piano Festival “Rising Stars Series” at Texas State University and locally on the Noontime Concert series at Old Saint Mary’s Church in San Francisco.  She graduated as a piano major from the Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University and is a student at The Juilliard School

Dr. Shaun J.Young MD University of Southern California

Shaun practices internal medicine at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco.

 

 

Alumni are matriculating at the following institutions

Amherst College, Boston Conservatory/Berklee, Harvard University, The Juilliard School,  Mannes College of Music, New York University, Northwestern University, Stanford University, The Johns Hopkins University, UC Berkeley, UCLA, University of Michigan, University of Pennsylvania, University of San Francisco, University of Southern California, Yale University

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