Curtis Composers Chamber Recital

Student Recital | Broadcast | Free | November 17, 2023 7:30 p.m.

Curtis Institute of Music students perform over 100 free recitals during the school year, held on most Monday, Wednesday, and Friday evenings. Admission requires advance registration and is complimentary.

This performance will be broadcasted live on Curtis’s Facebook and YouTube channels.

Please note: Performance programs are subject to last-minute changes and cancellations.


JOHNSON II. sire(n), from Violin Concerto

Emma Carina Meinrenken, violin
Maya Miro Johnson, theremin
Isabella Isza Wu, organ
Leigha Amick, synthesizer

COLEMAN Psalm

Evan Gray, bass-baritone
Thomas Weaver, piano

DEMIRAY Matem

Sameer Agrawal, violin
Anaïs Feller, violin
Davin Mar, viola
Carson Ling-Efird, cello

AMICK Solar Filament

Maya Anjali Buchanan, violin
Corina Deng, violin

WONG Shadow Puppets

Julin Cheung, flute
Emily DeNucci, flute
Zachary Thomas, percussion
Sam Higgins, countertenor
Radomir Romashkov-Danilov, electric guitar
Emmalena Huning, violin
Sofia Gilchenok, viola
Ania Lewis, cello
Dimitrios Mattas, double bass
Adrian Wong, conductor

  • November 17, 2023
  • 7:30 p.m.
  • Curtis Institute of Music, Field Concert Hall

About the Performers

Leigha Amick, from Boulder, Colo., a student of Richard Danielpour, Nick DiBerardino, Jonathan Bailey Holland, Amy Beth Kirsten, and Steven Mackey, is the Jimmy Brent Fellow and entered Curtis in 2021.   

Alistair Coleman, from Washington, D.C., a student of Richard Danielpour, Nick DiBerardino, Jonathan Bailey Holland, Amy Beth Kirsten, and Steven Mackey, is the Daniel W. Dietrich II Composition Fellow and first entered Curtis in 2020 

Delfin Demiray, from Ankara, Turkey, a student of Richard Danielpour, Nick DiBerardino, Jonathan Bailey Holland, Amy Beth Kirsten, and Steven Mackey, is the Edith Evans Braun Composition Fellow and entered Curtis in 2023 

Maya Miro Johnson, from Salt Lake City, a student of Richard Danielpour, Nick DiBerardino, Jonathan Bailey Holland, Amy Beth Kirsten, and Steven Mackey, is the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Fellow and entered Curtis in 2019.  

Adrian Wong, from Hong Kong, a student of Richard Danielpour, Nick DiBerardino, Jonathan Bailey Holland, Amy Beth Kirsten, and Steven Mackey, is the Milton L. Rock Composition Fellow and entered Curtis in 2021 

 

Sameer Agrawal, from Chicago, a student of Midori, is the Dorothy Richard Starling Foundation Fellow and entered Curtis in 2023.   

Maya Anjali Buchanan, from Rapid City, S.D., a student of Ida Kavafian, is the Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz Fellow and first entered Curtis in 2018. 

Julin Cheung, from Seattle, a student of Jeffrey Khaner, is the Gerry and Marguerite Lenfest Fellow and entered Curtis in 2020.   

Corina Deng, from Vancouver, British Columbia, a student of Ida Kavafian, is a Curtis Institute of Music Fellow and entered Curtis in 2022.   

Emily DeNucci, from Somers, Conn., a student of Jeffrey Khaner, is a Curtis Institute of Music Fellow and entered Curtis in 2022. 

Anaïs Feller, from San Diego, a student of Midori, is a Curtis Institute of Music Fellow and entered Curtis in 2023.  

Sofia Gilchenok, from Columbia, Conn., a student of Misha Amory and Hsin-Yun Huang, is the Tobe Amsterdam Fellow and entered Curtis in 2019.   

Evan Gray, from Zurich, Switzerland, a student of Mark Schnaible, is the Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz Fellow and first entered Curtis in 2019.   

Sam Higgins, from Milton, Mass., a student of Julia Faulkner, is the Eula Mae Pharis Fellow and entered Curtis in 2021.   

Emmalena Huning, from Perth, Australia, a student of Benjamin Beilman, is the Yvonne Druian Fellow and entered Curtis in 2023.    

Ania Lewis, from Cleveland, a student of Gary Hoffman and Peter Wiley, is the Gie and Lisa Liem Fellow and entered Curtis in 2021.   

Carson Ling-Efird, from Seattle, a student of Gary Hoffman and Peter Wiley, is a Curtis Institute of Music Fellow and entered Curtis in 2023.   

Davin Mar, from Vancouver, British Columbia, a student of Misha Amory and Hsin-Yun Huang, is a Curtis Institute of Music Fellow and entered Curtis in 2023.   

Dimitrios Mattas, from Fruit Heights, Utah, a student of Edgar Meyer and Hal Robinson, is the Florence and Milton Levy Fellow and entered Curtis in 2022.   

Radomir Romashkov-Danilov, from Garden City, Mich., a student of David Starobin and Jason Vieaux, is the Arthur and Hilda Stander Fellow and entered Curtis in 2022.   

Zachary Thomas, from Tucson, Ariz., a student of Ji Su Jung Don Liuzzi, and Eric Millstein, is the J. Oliver Lewis Memorial Fellow and entered Curtis in 2022.   

Isabella Isza Wu, from Madison, Wis., a student of Alan Morrison, is the Charles and Judith Freyer Fellow and entered Curtis in 2022.   

Emma Carina Meinrenken, from Toronto, Ontario, a former student of Ida Kavafian, was the Dorothy Richard Starling Foundation Annual Fellow and entered Curtis in 2017. 

Thomas Weaver, musical studies faculty 

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