South Kent School
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Sunday, July 28th
Thursday, August 22nd
Monday, September 2nd
Wednesday, September 4th
Sunday, September 22nd
$200 for ticket and Dinner with Performers
$40 at the door
Kyung Hak Yu
Lecturer in Violin. Ms. Yu holds both Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from the Juilliard School and a Master of Music from the Yale School of Music. She has studied with Dorothy DeLay, Paul Kantor, and the late Professor Emanuel Zetlin.
Ms. Yu was concertmaster of the New Haven Symphony Orchestra from 1988 until 1999 and has appeared as a soloist with the Seattle Symphony, the New Haven Symphony, and Yale Philharmonia, and has performed numerous recitals in New York City, Seattle, Aspen, and throughout Korea. She gave her New York debut concert in Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall as a winner of the Artists International Competition.
Ms. Yu has taught at the Aspen Music Festival and was an assistant to Dorothy DeLay at the Juilliard pre-college division. She served on the Fulbright Scholarship Screening Committee for Strings from 1999 to 2002. Ms. Yu has taught violin at Lehigh University and Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania and has served on the faculty at Yale since 1988. Ms. Yu performs extensively with pianist Elizabeth Sawyer Parisot, with whom she recorded the Strauss and Prokofiev sonatas and performed on the CD The Music of Ezra Laderman for Albany Records.
She performed the Beethoven Triple Concerto with Elizabeth Parisot and Ole Akahoshi, cello, with the Yale Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Shinik Hahm. With Elizabeth Parisot, Ms. Yu has played numerous recitals throughout Connecticut and Pennsylvania, and has performed to acclaim in concert tours of Korea and Italy.
John Arida is an active collaborator who has toured the US, Canada, New Zealand, and Australia. He has performed at such venues as Carnegie Hall's Weil Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Hahn Hahn, and Harris Hall. Mr. Arida has participated in such notable programs as the Aspen Music School and Festival, the Music Academy of the West, and the Emerging Artist Program at Virginia Opera, where his responsibilities included Educational Tour Music Director. He received his Bachelor of Music magma cum laude in vocal/opera performance from SUNY Purchase and his Master of Music in collaborative piano from the Juilliard School.
Is a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, and has performed such roles as Anna Gomez in The Consul, Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi, Musetta in La Boheme, and La Pastorelle in L'enfant et les Sortileges She received an encouragment award from the Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation and took top honors in vocal competitions administered by Queens College and the Friday Woodmere Music Club. Ms. Bolier has performed at Portland Opera, the Academie International d'ete de Nice under the direction of Dalton Baldwin and Opera North
Dinner at Gifford's Restaurant in Kent CT
Saturday, September 28th
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