Brookline Music School’s 2017-2018 Faculty Artist Series continues on Sunday, March 4, 2018, with Music for Viola, Clarinet, & Piano.
The performance will feature BMS faculty members Stephanie Fong, viola and Aimee Tsuchiya, piano, performing works by Alisa Rose and Sergi Rachmaninoff.
Clarinetist Rane Moore will join Ms. Fong and Ms. Tsuchiya for Mozart’s Piano Trio in E-flat Major for Viola, Clarinet, and Piano, K. 498. The concert will begin at 3:00 p.m. and take place in the Bakalar Recital Hall at Brookline Music School (25 Kennard Road, Brookline, MA).
The concert is free, with a suggested donation of $10. The performance will be followed by a Meet-the-Artists Reception.
The 2017-2018 Faculty Artist Series comprises four diverse performances featuring the talented collective of professional musicians who make up the Brookline Music School faculty. From timeless classical masterpieces and contemporary works to jazz standards and innovative original compositions, the series presents something for everyone.
About the Featured Brookline Music School Faculty Members
Violist Stephanie Fong is a native of Oakland, California. She enjoys a versatile career as a music educator, chamber music performer, and orchestral musician. Stephanie performs regularly with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and San Francisco Symphony Orchestra and has served on the chamber music faculty at the University of Michigan School of Music, the Innsbrook Institute Summer Music Academy, and the Peaks to Plains Suzuki Institute. She has performed as a member of the Boston-based group Mistral and the Alianza String Quartet, and was a top-prize winner at the Fischoff Chamber Music Competition with the Kailas String Quartet. Stephanie has performed at a number of festivals including the Tanglewood, Monadnock, Aspen, and Yellow Barn Music Festivals. She holds degrees from the New England Conservatory of Music and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.
Pianist Aimee Tsuchiya has appeared as soloist and chamber musician throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia and in live broadcasts on WGBH, Chicago Public Radio, and CBC radio. She has worked with members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Hamilton Philharmonic, Emmanuel Music, Guarneri Quartet, Peabody Trio, Gryphon Trio, and Cleveland Quartet, as well as pianists Emanuel Ax, Awadagin Pratt, Lydia Artymiw, Victor Rosenbaum, Irma Vallecillo, Margot Garrett and Andre Watts. Ms. Tsuchiya has won competitions including Chopin Society Young Artists Competition, the Schubert Club Competition, Thursday Musical Competition, and the top piano prize in the Minnesota Orchestra’s Young People’s Symphony Concert Association. She has been a finalist in the New World Symphony auditions, and was awarded fellowships to Interlochen, Tanglewood, Yellow Barn and Banff Chamber Music Festivals. She is also an active and versatile teacher in the Boston area, and works with students of all ages and levels. Ms. Tsuchiya holds degrees from University of Minnesota Twin Cities and New England Conservatory.
About Brookline Music School Brookline Music School, now in its 93rd year, is a private nonprofit community school for the arts offering music instruction to people of all ages and abilities. The School serves the community by teaching in multiple locations, offering tuition assistance, and sponsoring a full schedule of concerts and public performances throughout the year.
The Faculty Artist Series is sponsored by Brookline Bank, Johnson String Instruments, and New England Legal Search. The Media Sponsor is Brookline Interactive Group. Brookline Music School is sponsored in part by the Brookline Community Foundation, the Mass Cultural Council, and the Associated Chamber Music Players.