Featured Artists

Zuill Bailey: Cello

ZUILL BAILEY is considered one of the pre-eminent cellists of his generation. His rare combination of compelling artistry, technical finesse, and engaging personality has secured his place as one of the most sought-after cellists today.A consummate concerto soloist, Bailey has appeared with the symphony orchestras of Chicago, San Francisco, Minnesota, Dallas, Louisville, Milwaukee, Nashville, Toronto and Utah, among other leading orchestras around the world. click for more…

Christopher Taylor: Piano

CT.2Thumb“Those who know the pianist Christopher Taylor tend to speak of him in the hushed, reverent tones typically reserved for natural wonders if not the otherworldly. Colleagues trip over words like “innocence,” “fervor,” “beauty” and “vision” in an attempt to capture his elusive personality. Critics praise his virtuosity, his cerebral interpretations tempered by an aching tenderness, his unconventional programming and his advocacy of late-20th-century music.” So goes the opening of the recent New York Times preview article about this remarkable young American pianist, an artist pursuing a varied and truly acclaimed career. click for more…

Kim Chee-Yun: Violin

Kim Chee Yun (born 1970) is a South Korean female violinist from Seoul. Her professional name is “Chee-Yun”. She performed in Korea at the age of 13; studied at the Juilliard School with Dorothy DeLay, Hyo Kang, and Felix Galimir; won the Young Concert Artists International Auditions in 1989 which led to her New York City recital debut at Carnegie Hall. She records for the Denon label.

Chee-yun was appointed Artist-in-Residence at the Southern Methodist University, Dallas Texas in 2008. Besides teaching, she still actively tours and gives recitals and concert performances. Chee-yun Kim owns a Francesco Ruggieri violin made in the year 1669 which she purchased during the early years of her career. Chee-Yun plays the Stradivarius “Ex-Strauss” (Cremona, 1708), loaned by Samsung Corporation. click for more…

Svetlana Smolina: Piano

NP.ThumbPianist SVETLANA SMOLINA performed with orchestras and in recitals worldwide. Some recent notable solo appearances with orchestras include Mariinsky Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, New York Philharmonic at Avery Fischer, St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Orchestra National de France, Odessa and Nizhny Novgorod Philharmonic, Pittsburgh Symphony, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, Toledo Symphony, Florida Philharmonic, Shreveport Symphony, New York Chamber and many other ensembles. click for more…

Davron Monroe: Vocals

NP.ThumbDavron S. Monroe holds a Master of Music in Opera Performance from the Longy School of Music and performs throughout New England as a soloist and vocal consultant. He has been featured with The South Florida Symphony, Houston Ebony Opera Guild, Brevard Music Center, Connecticut Opera, Opera Providence, The Longy School Orchestra, New England Voices, Vox Consort, and many other organizations in the greater Boston area.

Full opera productions include Carmen, Treemonisha, Mozart’s Impresario and La Finta Giardiniera, Cabildo, Rigoletto, Lucia di Lammermoor, La Fille du Regiment, L’elisir d’amore, Cosi fan Tutte, Die Zauberflute, and The Tailor of Gloucester. . click for more…

Thomas Pandolfi: Piano

NP.ThumbThe young American pianist Thomas Pandolfi is an exciting virtuoso who, with each passing season, is becoming more and more sought after by audiences worldwide, and showered with superlatives by critics for his passionate artistry and amazing technique. His orchestral appearances often feature not only the beloved masterpiece concerti by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov and Liszt, but also the equally brilliant ones by Paderewski, Rubinstein and Moszkowski. Additionally in the “Pops” genre, Thomas is considered a leading interpreter of the works of George Gershwin. click for more…

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