2019 Photos

Come to our concert July 21 at 3 pm in the Malibu Room of the Cerritos Park East, 13234 E. 166th Street.

Here some of our photos as we rehearse from July 9-20 in preparation for our chamber music concert.

2019 Faculty includes Kay Pech, Kevin Kumar (masterclass), Esther Chu and Leslie Ho; not shown: Donald Ambroson and Sarah Wallin Huff

Kevin Kumar Masterclass July 16

Kevin Kumar working with the quartet preparing Turina “Bullfighter’s Prayer”
Kumar showing violinist Amara Miranda how to start at pianissimo: “bring the violin up to the bow”
Cellist Josie Perez plays very expressively….”the bull!”
violinist Amara Miranda, violist Christian Ton, masterclass teacher Kevin Kumar, violist Jacob Wong and cellist Josie Velez
Kumar demonstrating the tone quality for violinist Hannah Velez
violinists John Son and Hannah Velez with masterclass teacher Kevin Kumar, cellist Jared Weissberg and violist Melody Sun
Leslie Ho coaching the Turina “Bullfighter’s Prayer” with violinist Amara Miranda, violists Christian Ton and Jacob Wong, and cellist Jose Velez
A young quartet learning to play a young Mozart work: K. 157, 1. Allegro & 3. Presto—violinists Chris John and Kerry Wang, cellist Oooju Robinson and violist Jarrett Huang.
Exploring the rare Dotzauer String Trio No. 2, Andante: violist Peter Tan, cellist Joseph Sung and violinist Aaron Ogawa
We encourage “life-long-learners.” Enjoying the “treats” of Haydn op. 33, no. 6 are violinists Jane Tudor, Mary Chiaverini, cellist Richard Mott and violist Rebecca Prichard
Preparing the Kleczyński String Trio, op. 4, no. 1 are violist Peyton Tan, cellist Sophia Slott and violinist Dallas Chu
String players taking a break…..playing piano!

Curtis Liu
Marc Andreas Prize Winner

The winner of our Composition Competition, Curtis Liu’s work, “Aaron’s Adventure,” will be recorded and premiered at our July 21 concert.

Composer Curtis Liu with our Premiere Quartet: violinists Hannah Velez and John Son, Cellist Jared Weissberg and violist Melody Sun. On the right is Faculty member and composition coach, Sarah Wallin Huff.
Curtis Liu coaching the Premiere Quartet so that he gets the results he wants
Sarah Wallin Huff coaching the Premiere Quartet
Schubert String Quintet: (L to R) Caleb Pong, violin; Jerlene Hsueh, cello; Matthew Chong, viola; Magdaline Kovalchuk, cello; Brian Sui, violin
Sometimes we relax and eat!