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New York Philharmonic hornist returns to NHSO for Hunstmen

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By Joe Amarante

Former New Haven Symphony Orchestra hornist Leelanee Sterrett, who went on to win a spot at the New York Philharmonic as assistant principal and utility horn last year, returns to NHSO for two concerts celebrating the summit of German romanticism Thursday and Sunday […] 

A Michigan native, Sterrett grew up in a musically enthusiastic family and attended Interlochen Arts Academy. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and a master’s degree from the Yale School of Music. She is also an alumna of The Academy, Carnegie Hall’s collective of young professionals and music advocates. MORE

Published March 25, 2014
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Miro String Quartet at Yale’s Morse Recital Hall Tuesday; Boris Berman plays Brahms Wednesday

New Haven Register
By Register Staff

NEW HAVEN >> The Miro String Quartet, a widely traveled group that is now the Faculty String Quartet in Residence at the University of Texas at Austin, will play the music of Schubert, Beethoven and Dutilleux Tuesday evening in a Yale School of Music concert in Morse Recital Hall.

The 8 p.m. concert will feature Beethoven’s String Quartet in B-flat major, Op. 18, No. 6, known as “La Malinconia” for the name of the slow introduction to the third movement; “Ainsi la Nuit” (“Thus the Night”), written in 1976 by the late French composer Henri Dutilleux; Schubert’s String Quartet No. 14 in D minor, “Death and the Maiden,” a pillar of the chamber music repertoire. MORE

Published March 25, 2014
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WSHU: Leelanee Sterrett ’10 MM makes her horn sing

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By Kate Remington

Horn virtuoso Leelanee Sterrett returns to the New Haven Symphony this week for two performances as the soloist in Richard Strauss’ Horn Concerto No. 2 in New Haven and on the Essex Winter Series.

After performing with the symphony for several seasons, Leelanee was recently appointed assistant principal horn of the New York Philharmonic. She also formed a quartet, Genghis Barbie, with fellow horn players.

Kate Remington talked with Leelanee about her career, and the fun she has performing for young musicians.

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Published March 25, 2014
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