Renowned early music performer Robert Mealy directs a period performance of Italian and German concertos and sinfonias

Robert Mealy, director

The Yale School of Music will present a concert of music for baroque chamber orchestra on Thursday, May 6, 2010 at 8 pm in Morse Recital Hall in Sprague Hall (470 College St., New Haven). The concert will showcase performers from the School of Music and the Department of Music, directed by the acclaimed violinist and early music specialist Robert Mealy. The program will feature concertos and sinfonias from Italy and Germany. Performers are students in Robert Mealy’s class in historically-informed performance practice. MORE

Published April 27, 2010
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YSM’s Charis Piano Trio wins strings prize at Coleman Competition

Helen (Hyerin) Kim, violin

The Charis Piano Trio – Helen Kim, violin; Yoonhee Ko, cello; and Jeong-ah Ryu, piano – won the top prize in the strings division at the Coleman Chamber Ensemble Competition, held Saturday, April 24 in Los Angeles. The trio was coached by cellist Ole Akahoshi, a member of the Yale School of Music faculty as well as a graduate of the school.

In this year’s Coleman Competition, the Alice Coleman Prize was awarded to the Red Line Sax Quartet of the Eastman School of Music; the Coleman-Saunderson Prize for Woodwinds and Brass was awarded to the QuadrATOMIC Saxophone Quartet of Duquesne University; and the Coleman-Barstow Prize for Strings went to the Charis Trio.

The judges for the 2010 competition were: Susan Greenberg, flute; Marc Johnson, cello; Douglas Masek, saxophone; Edith Orloff, piano; and Michael Tree, viola. The competition took place on April 24th in Caltech’s Ramo Auditorium. The winners presented a formal concert on Sunday, April 25th. View the official results page HERE.

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Published April 27, 2010
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