CMC piano instructor Betty Wong hosts this annual event featuring a selection of outstanding CMC students. Additional program details TBA.
The Catalyst Quartet has held concert residencies at esteemed institutions across the United States, in addition to international residencies where they perform and give master classes. They have been guest artists at important music festivals such as Mainly Mozart, Sitka Music Festival, and the Grand Canyon Music Festival to name a few. The quartet has performed in the company of violinist Joshua Bell at the Festival del Sole and with Grammy Award-winning jazz vocalist Cecile McLorin Salvant at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Recent seasons have brought international touring and tours across the country. The quartet has performed on numerous television and radio broadcasts including multiple contributions to American Public Media and have been featured in The Strad and Strings Magazine.
CMC thanks San Francisco Performances for bringing these world-class artists to our stage for a free community concert.
The Liberty Street Piano Trio is Josepha Fath, violin, Victoria Ehrlich, cello, and Lauren Cony, piano.
Nadia Boulanger, Trois Pieces for Cello and Piano
Amy Beach, Romance for Violin and Piano
Lera Auerbach, Piano Trio No. 1
Rebecca Clarke, Piano Trio
CMC faculty pianist Jennifer Peringer and the sfiato Wind Quintet play Mozart’s Piano Quintet in E flat Major, KV452, a woodwind arrangement of Dvorak’s Piano Quintet Op. 81 in A Major, and the Quintet for Winds by Robert Muczynski. Don’t miss the chance to hear this fabulously orchestral and virtuosic classical repertoire!
Sfiato, meaning to breathe out or exhale, is a dynamic chamber group performing a broad range of chamber music throughout the Bay Area. Formed in 2014, they are: Catherine Jennings, flute; Audrey Gore, oboe; Leah di Tullio, clarinet; Jeremiah Broom, bassoon; and Ryan Timmons, French Horn.
CMC instructors Maestro and Nola Curtis present an instrumental and vocal workshop featuring their CMC vocal and piano students. Additional program details TBA.
CMC percussion faculty member Omar Ledezma presents a program celebrating the cajon. This concert is presented as part of the 2017-18 Shenson Concert Series.