Evelyn Glennie is the first person in history to successfully sustain a full-time career as a solo percussionist, performing worldwide with the greatest conductors, orchestras, and artists. In 1992 she performed the first percussion concerto in the history of The Proms at the Albert Hall, paving the way for orchestras …read more »
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Two-time Grammy nominee and Avery Fisher career grant recipient, Jennifer Frautschi has garnered worldwide acclaim as an adventurous musician with a wide-ranging repertoire. She has appeared as soloist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Minnesota Orchestra, Chicago Symphony, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, and the Teatro di San Carlo Opera House in …read more »
Brazilian-American Clarice Assad is a Grammy nominated composer, pianist and vocalist, described by San Francisco Chronicle as “a serious triple threat.” A vibrant and prolific composer, Assad’s 2017 world premieres include commissions from Cabrillo Festival, Duo Noire, Boston Classical Guitar Society, Chicago Sinfonietta, OCAM, Jazz Meets Classical, and arrangements for …read more »
Pianist Jason Hardink is the Artistic Director of the NOVA Chamber Music Series and Principal Symphony Keyboard of the Utah Symphony. His performances include a wide-ranging repertoire of music by living composers and works of the historical canon. Recent performances include concerti with the Grand Teton Music Festival Orchestra, the …read more »
Jonathan Lemalu, a New Zealand born Samoan, is at the forefront of today’s young generation of singers. He is a joint winner of the 2002 Kathleen Ferrier award and recipient of the 2002 Royal Philharmonic Society’s Award for Young Artist of the Year. His roles include Papageno, Figaro, Leporello, Masetto, …read more »