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…

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