This groupmuse happened on Saturday, April 15, at 7:00 PM PDT.

This is an in-person Groupmuse Concert

A live in-person performance in a living room or private space. They're casual and friendly, hosted by community members.

Chamber Duos and Trio in a Beautiful Setting
In-person Concert

Chamber Duos and Trio in a Beautiful Setting

Berkeley Hills, Berkeley

Sat, April 15, 2017 7:00 PM, PDT

Capacity
35 spots total at this groupmuse
Drinking policy
Bring your own drinks
Pets
Dogs live here

Host

Come join us for an evening of chamber music duos and a trio, in a lovely North Berkeley setting.

THE PROGRAM:
Korngold - Suite for Violin and Piano "Much Ado About Nothing"
Schumann - Fantasiestuke (Cello and Piano)
Brahms - Trio No. 3 in c minor

THE MUSICIANS:
Elbert Tsai, violinist:

Elbert Tsai leads a multifaceted career as virtuoso violinist and sought-after pedagogue. His recitals, which often celebrate the short showpieces and gems of the instrument’s 450-year musical history, have been featured recently at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Three Rivers Performing Arts Institute, YES Foundation for the Arts, Throckmorton Theatre, Claremont College, Le Petit Trianon Theatre, and Colburn School for the Performing Arts. Previously as an orchestral violinist, Elbert was a member of the San Francisco Ballet orchestra and San Francisco Symphony, touring with the symphony domestically and to Europe and Asia. Elbert has taught violin and chamber music at Center Stage Strings, the Luzerne Music Center, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, SFCM Pre-College Division, and the Crowden School. He holds degrees from University of Southern California, Rice University, and Oberlin College. For more information, please visit www.elberttsai.com.

Yeonjin Kim, cellist:

Cellist Yeonjin Kim has featured as a recitalist and chamber musician across the U.S., Europe, Japan and her native Korea and made concerto appearances with numerous orchestras in Cleveland, Ann Arbor, Breckenridge and Seoul. Ms. Kim’s multiple prizes and awards include the Sorantin International competition, Bossart Award, Austria’s Dichler-Sato competition, Japan’s Viva Hall competition, and the Korean Philharmonic Orchestra Competition. Yeonjin Kim graduated from Seoul National University in Korea and moved to Japan to study at Toho Gakuen with Ko Iwasaki. She received Master and Doctoral degree at the Cleveland Institute of Music and the University of Michigan under Richard Aaron.

Mihyun Kim, pianist:

A Korean-born pianist Mihyun Kim maintains an active musical career as a soloist and chamber musician in the U.S. and abroad. She has appeared in venues such as Kennedy Center, U.S. State Department and Seoul Arts Center in South Korea, among others. Ms. Kim has participated in various competitions, winning numerous awards including the first and special prize in Washington International Young Artist Piano Competition and the top laureate at the 5th Isidor Bajic International Competition. Prior to the recent move to the Bay Area, she has served as a collaborative pianist at the University of Michigan.

Dr. Mihyun Kim holds Bachelor’s degree from Yonsei University with Academic Honors and
scholarships. She obtained her Master of Music degree from Yale University and Doctor of
Musical Arts degree from University of Michigan, both under full scholarships. Her teachers
include Kyung-Sook Lee, Peter Frankl and Arthur Greene. She has also received guidance from
renowned artists such as Leon Fleisher, Claude Frank, Ivan Moravec and Boris Slutsky.

Program

Korngold Suite "Much Ado About Nothing"

Schumann Fantasiestuke

Brahms Trio No. 3 in C minor Op. 101

Location

Exact address sent to approved attendees via email.

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Attendees

Karina Epperlein
Bonnie Farber
Connie Philipp
Paula Taylor
Anne Finger
Louise Toby
Dorothy Read
Amit Patel
Beth Witherell
Dennis Markham
Anne Shapiro
Edward Opton
Lisa Spector