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June 5 event combines concert and conversation

Matheus Garcia-Souza

Matheus Garcia-Souza

An event on Friday, June 5 will highlight the role that music partnerships can play in today’s environment. Matheus Garcia Souza ’14 MM will talk about his work as a teaching artist, lead a performance by New Haven’s All-City Honors String Orchestra, and perform with his own string quartet.

Originally from Londrina, Brazil, Matheus started teaching during his undergraduate studies at the University of Missouri, with students from the ages of 6 to 50. While studying for his master’s degree at the Yale School of Music, he served as a teaching artist in the Music in Schools Initiative: he taught beginning string students at Lincoln-Bassett Elementary School and then directed the All-City Honors String Orchestra and the 2013 String Orchestra of the Morse Summer Music Academy.

In February, 2014 he was the teaching artist of the week, and in May, 2014 he was awarded the prize for the outstanding graduating teaching artist in the Music in Schools program. MORE

Published May 14, 2015
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May 17 Commencement Concert showcases the Class of 2015

student-shadowsOn Sunday, May 17, the Yale School of Music presents its annual Commencement Concert, featuring a variety of performers selected from the Class of 2015. The event takes place at 4:00 pm in Morse Recital Hall in Sprague Hall.

The concert will open with Thierry de Mey’s Silence Must Be, written in 2002, conducted by Georgi Videnov. Pianist Henry Kramer will play a movement from Ravel’s Gaspard de la nuit.

Evanna Chiew, soprano, with pianist Robert Bennesh, will perform three songs by Gustav Mahler. The trio of Jacob Joyce, violin; Yoonha Yi, cello; and Chenxing Huang, piano will play two movements from Dvorák’s Piano Trio No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 90, B. 166, “Dumky.” MORE

Published May 14, 2015
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