Chamber Music of Black Composers

Student Recital | Free | December 6, 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.

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


ALBERGA Quartet No. 2

Alexandra Cooreman, violin
Haerim Oh, violin
Annis Cheuk Lam Ma, viola
Romain-Olivier Gray, cello

WALKER Quartet No. 1

Na Hyun Della Kyun, violin
Hairui Lei, violin
Dillon Scott, viola
Nygel Witherspoon, cello

INTERMISSION
COLERIDGE-TAYLOR Quintet in F# Minor, Op. 10

Tzu-Yi Yu, clarinet
Yiyang Hou, violin
Corina Deng, violin
Davin Mar, viola
Nygel Witherspoon, cello

BAKER Roots II

Sameer Agrawal, violin
Carson Ling-Efird, cello
Adrian Zaragoza, piano

  • December 6, 2023
  • 7:30 p.m.
  • Curtis Institute of Music, Field Concert Hall

About the Performers

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

Alexandra Cooreman, from Brussels, Belgium, a student of Ida Kavafian, is the Milka Violin Artist Fellow and entered Curtis in 2021.   

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

Romain-Olivier Gray, from Québec City and Woodbridge, Va., a student of Gary Hoffman and Peter Wiley, is the Maurice Gendron Memorial Fellow and entered Curtis in 2022.   

Yiyang Hou, from Shanghai, a student of Benjamin Beilman and Ida Kavafian, is the Herbert R. and Evelyn Axelrod Fellow and entered Curtis in 2022.   

Na Hyun Della Kyun, from Seoul, a student of Shmuel Ashkenasi and Benjamin Beilman, is the Dorothy Richard Starling Foundation Fellow and entered Curtis in 2022.   

Hairui Lei, from Shanghai, a student of Shmuel Ashkenasi and Pamela Frank, is the Jean J. Sterne Fellow and entered Curtis in 2022.   

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.   

Annis Cheuk Lam Ma, from Hong Kong, a student of Misha Amory and Hsin-Yun Huang, is the Bernice and Howard Levinson 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.   

Haerim Oh, from Korea, a student of Midori, is the Mundheim Family Fellow and entered Curtis in 2023.   

Dillon Scott, from Lansdale, Pa., a student of Roberto Díaz and Edward Gazouleas, is the Mark E. Rubenstein Fellow and entered Curtis in 2022.   

Nygel Witherspoon, from Minneapolis, Minn., a student of Gary Hoffman and Peter Wiley, is the Richard A. Doran Fellow and entered Curtis in 2019.   

Tzu-Yi Yu, from Taoyuan City, Taiwan, a student of Anthony McGill, is the Valerija and Ladislaus Medveckis Fellow and entered Curtis in 2022.   

Adrian Zaragoza, from Davis, Calif., a student of Michelle Cann, is the Hirsig Family Fellow and entered Curtis in 2022. 

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