2018 Photos

July 22 Concert Photos

Dr. Donald Ambroson presents the Richard Anshutz Memorial Scholarship (full tuition) to CURTIS LIU
ASTA Scholars, whose teachers are ASTA members, received $100 scholarships. (L to R) Ian Robinett, Hannah Velez, Jared Weissberg and Tiana Lin

Eight Pieces, op. 39  [1909] by Reinhold Glière (1876-1956)
I. Prelude. Andante, VII. Scherzo. Vivace
Caleb Pong, violin       Sophia Slott, cello
video available at https://youtu.be/3y_Ie2irWV4

String Quartet in C Major, K.157  [1772]   by W. A. Mozart (1756-1791)
I. Allegro
Short Set   [1993]   by Gwyneth Walker (1947-  )
IV. Rhythm and Blues
Isabella Realzola & Brian Sui, violin     Peter Tan, viola       Ian Robinett, cello
video available at https://youtu.be/tLfTuAyR-Vg

Three Pieces   [1955]   by Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975), arr. by Kay Pech
I. Prelude, II. Gavotte, III. Waltzes
Mary Chiaverini, violin      Rebecca Prichard, viola        Richard Mott, cello

String Quartet No. 1 in B Minor, op. 50   [1931] by Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)
I. Allegro
Knock  [2016] by Joan Jeanrenaud (1956-  )
composed for Fifty for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire
Curtis Liu & Elin Jang, violin    Melody Sun, viola        Jared Weissberg, cello
video available at https://youtu.be/Fz4m5oxoZtg

Lullaby [1930]  by George Gershwin (1898-1937)
Tango, for Four  [written for Kronos Quartet in 1987] by Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)
Hannah Velez & Kaylee Maeng, violin     Halina Booy, viola      Tiana Lin, cello
video available at https://youtu.be/bMgRNn_MiCI

String Quartet No. 3 in D Major, Op. 18/3   [1798]  by L. van Beethoven (1770-1827)
I. Allegro
Maria, from West Side Story   [1957]  by Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990), arr. by Bill Thorp
Melissa Liu & Matthew Chong, violin     Elizabeth Dickelman, viola       Jerlene Hsueh, cello
video available at https://youtu.be/k-PTuVvFDKg

Wednesday July 18 Peter Marsh provided a masterclass, funded by the Hennings Fischer Foundation, working with two quartets: one preparing the Gershwin Lullaby and the other the first movement of the Prokofiev String Quartet 1.

Saturday July 14 Sarah Wallin Huff worked with Curtis Liu to provide a Composer Masterclass. Curtis’ new work is titled “Elyprix, Piano Trio for the End of the World.”

Wallin Huff with Curtis Liu

Monday July 16 the Hennings Fischer Foundation provided a Masterclass with Dr. Donald Ambroson to help three CMIsc groups prepare for our July 22 concert.

Dr. Ambroson working with cellist Sophia Slott and violinist Caleb Pong on the Gliere Duo

Caleb Pong, Dr. Ambroson and Sophia Slott
Dr. Ambroson worked with violist Peter Tan, cellist Ian Robinett and violinists Brian Sui and Isabella Realzola on the Mozart String Quartet K157

Cellist Jerlene Hsueh, violist Elizabeth Dickelman, violinists Matthew Chong and Melissa Liu with Dr. Ambroson

String Quartet No. 3 in D Major, Op. 18/3   [1798]  by L. van Beethoven (1770-1827)
I. Allegro
Maria, from West Side Story   [1957]  by Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990), arr. by Bill Thorp
Melissa Liu & Matthew Chong, violin     Elizabeth Dickelman, viola       Jerlene Hsueh, cello

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Rebecca, Richard and Mary

Three Pieces   [1955]   by Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975), arr. by Kay Pech
I. Prelude, II. Gavotte, III. Waltzes
Mary Chiaverini, violin      Rebecca Prichard, viola        Richard Mott, cello

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Peter, Isabella, Brian and Ian

String Quartet in C Major, K.157  [1772]   by W. A. Mozart (1756-1791)
I. Allegro
Short Set   [1993]   by Gwyneth Walker (1947-  )
IV. Rhythm and Blues
Isabella Realzola & Brian Sui, violin     Peter Tan, viola       Ian Robinett, cello

Caleb and Sophia

Eight Pieces, op. 39  [1909] by Reinhold Glière (1876-1956)
I. Prelude. Andante, VII. Scherzo. Vivace
Caleb Pong, violin       Sophia Slott, cello

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Kaylee, Hannah, Tiana and Halina

Lullaby [1930]  by George Gershwin (1898-1937)
Tango, for Four  [written for Kronos Quartet in 1987] by Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)
Hannah Velez & Kaylee Maeng, violin     Halina Booy, viola      Tiana Lin, cello

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String Quartet No. 1 in B Minor, op. 50   [1931] by Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)
I. Allegro
Knock  [2016] by Joan Jeanrenaud (1956-  )
composed for Fifty for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire
Curtis Liu & Elin Jang, violin    Melody Sun, viola        Jared Weissberg, cello 

Pech, Wallin Huff and Ho
Leslie Ho demonstrating bowing skills for Piazzolla quartet

Our CMIsc faculty: Kay Pech coaches in Cerritos and Santa Ana, Sarah Wallin Huff coaches in Cerritos and Fullerton, and Leslie Ho coaches in Fullerton.