Category Archives: Performances

Vardi Recital, April 24

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On Sunday, I will be presenting a recital featuring pieces written by or for the multi-talented violist Emanuel Vardi, with a slideshow featuring a sample of his recording studio output and his colorful and iconic artwork. I am delighted to … Continue reading

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Emanuel Vardi

For my doctoral project, I am in the process of researching about the life and legacy of the versatile violist, Emanuel (“Manny”) Vardi.  Combining both my training as a violist and archivist, I have been amazed my journey to understand … Continue reading

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Exciting performances in July

July has been a busy month! Last night, I performed with the Grand Rapids Women’s Chorus as part of the Sister Singers Network festival at Krannert.  I soloed on viola with them for two pieces: a beautiful and haunting piece … Continue reading

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Upcoming DMA Recital, April 13th, 2014

UPDATE 4/1/14: Due to unfortunate circumstances, I won’t be able to perform with Christopher at this time.  Instead, I will be joined by Jasmin Arakawa.  An incredible and accomplished pianist, I am looking forward to playing with her! This recital … Continue reading

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Illiac Suite for String Quartet

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For the 30th anniversary celebration of the Computer Music Project at the University of Illinois, I have been asked to perform the “Illiac Suite” for String Quartet by Lejaren Hiller and Leonard Isaacson.  I am thrilled to finally play this … Continue reading

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Reflecting on a friendship with Peter Michalove, composer

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I was recently interviewed for a News Gazette article on the composer, Peter Michalove. Second career as composer brings acclaim, satisfaction Peter passed away earlier this week, and I just wanted to reflect on our friendship: I met Peter three … Continue reading

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