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Angelo Xiang Yu

Violinist Angelo Xiang Yu, recipient of both a 2019 Avery Fisher Career Grant and a 2019 Lincoln Center Emerging Artist Award, as well as First Prize in the 2010 Menuhin […]

Kevin Zhu

Nineteen-year-old Kevin Zhu has amassed an outstanding record of concert performances and competition wins since he began playing violin at age three. Praised for his “awesome technical command and maturity” […]

Kazem Abdullah

As both a Music Director and guest conductor, Kazem Abdullah excels at reaching newer and diverse audiences through innovative programming and riveting performances. In addition to exploring new venues to […]

Rachel Barton Pine

In both art and life, violinist Rachel Barton Pine has an extraordinary ability to connect with people. Celebrated as a leading interpreter of great classic and contemporary works, her performances […]

Gabriela Martinez

Versatile, daring and insightful, Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Martinez is establishing a reputation on both the national and international stages for the lyricism of her playing, her compelling interpretations, and her […]

Jasmin Ward

Jasmin Ward is a recent graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) with a degree in vocal performance. Jasmin has performed the role of Ruth in VCU Opera’s production of The […]

Anthony Smith

Anthony Smith is Music Supervisor and Music Director in Residence at the Virginia Repertory Theatre in Richmond, Virginia. Formally educated in flute, piano, vocal, and percussion performance, Anthony has won several regional and national competitions on […]

Melissa White

American violinist Melissa White has enchanted audiences around the world as both a soloist and a chamber musician. A first-prize laureate in the Sphinx Competition, Ms. White has received critical […]

Aaron Diehl

A 33-year-old classically trained pianist and composer, Aaron Diehl has made an indelible mark on the jazz world over the last 15 years. While showing a rare affinity for early […]

Jonathan Moyer

Jonathan William Moyer maintains a dynamic career as church musician, concert organist, and pedagogue. The Baltimore Sun described his playing as “ever-expressive, stylish, and riveting.” He is the David S. Boe […]