Modern American Composers; A 3rd Wednesday Concert at the New School of Music
May 18, 2011
The New School of Music presents Modern American Composers concert taking place on Wednesday, May 18, 7pm at the New School of Music in Cambridge. Performances by NSM faculty members and guests. Featuring works by Copland, Corigliano, Crumb, Liebermann, Schemmer and others.
About the Musicians -
Violin. B.M., The Juilliard School; M.M., Yale School of Music; He has received ovations at Lincoln Center, San Francisco's Helen Von Ammon's Emerging Artist Series, The Aspen Music Festival,and Italy's Castello di Galeazza. Master violinist, Erick Friedman, wrote of him: "...very gifted violinist who possesses the talent and capability to become a truly outstanding violinist of his generation...and sound and accuracy of intonation that are truly extraordinary." More information on Emil Altschuler can be found at http://www.emilaltschuler.com/
Piano. MM, Boston Conservatory; BM, University of Missouri. Studies with Max Levinson, Peter Miyamoto, Ayako Tsuruta, and Elinor Freer. Additional private study with Jerome Lowenthal at the Juilliard School. Two-time consecutive winner of both the Boston Conservatory Piano Honors Competition and the Boston Conservatory Chamber Honors Competition. Live radio broadcasts on WSQR National Public Radio. Orchestra solo appearances with Columbia Chamber Orchestra, Missouri Symphonic Wind Ensemble, and Sinfonia Perusina (Italy).
Voice. Wendy Parker received her M.M. in voice performance from San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and her B.A. in voice performance from the University of Massachusetts. She completed professional operatic training programs at OperaWorks in Los Angeles, BASOTI in San Francisco, and the American Institute for Musical Studies in Graz, Austria. Operatic engagements include the title role in Rossini’s La Cenerentola (Portland Opera, POGO tour), Cherubino in Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro (Rogue Opera), and Lady Billows in Albert Herring, (Bay Area Summer Opera Theater).