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Min Park and Alexandra Matloff, violin

August 11, 2016 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

| $10

Suggested Donation: $10

Program:

Min Park, violin

Ignis Fatuus (2008) – Marcos Balter (b. 1974)

Talking in Circles – Robert Honstein (b. 1980), violist Brittany Nelson

At Swim-Two-Birds (2016) – Luke Gullickson, marimba Sean Connors

Three Miniatures (2001) – George Benjamin (b. 1960)

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Alexandra Matloff, violin

Viva (2012) – Michael Daugherty (b. 1954)

STOMP (2010) – John Corigliano (b. 1938)

The Light Guitar, mvt III (2006) – Patrick Zimmerli (b. 1968)

Caprice No. 1 (1986) – Mark O’Connor (b. 1961)

Bios:
Min Park graduated from Northwestern University, with degree of MM in Violin Performance under the tutalage of Almita Vamos. Before NU, she received BM in Violin from University of Texas at Austin under Brian Lewis and Miro Quartet. She has been in masterclasses with Erin Keefe, Catherine Cho, Donald Weilerstein, Augustin Hadelich, to name a few. Min is active as a chamber musician as well. She formed Aoide Quartet at Northwestern University and had masterclasses with St. Lawrence Quartet, Lynn Harrell, Philharmonia Quartett Berlin, Shumul Ashkenasi to name few. In her spare time, you can find her in bikram yoga classes.

A native of Arizona, Alexandra Matloff is recognized as a versatile orchestral musician, chamber musician, and soloist. She currently performs in the Civic Orchestra of Chicago and has held positions with the Eastern Festival Orchestra, the Mobile Symphony Orchestra, and the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra. While in Florida, Alexandra served as Concertmaster of the Florida State University Symphony Orchestra for the 2014 Naxos release of Dohnányi’s Symphony No. 2 and Two Songs, Op. 22. Alexandra was also a member of the Eppes String Quartet, the graduate string-quartet-in-residence at Florida State.
With a passion for new music, Alexandra frequently premieres contemporary works, having worked with composers Julia Wolfe, David Lang, Michael Gordon, Steve Reich, Yehudi Wyner, and Chester Biscardi, among others. She has additionally collaborated and premiered new works with members of the JACK Quartet, the American Modern Ensemble, and the International Contemporary Ensemble.
As a teacher, Alexandra has worked with violinists and violists of broad ability levels. She is on the faculties of the Chicago Institute of Music Education and the DePaul University Community Music Division as a registered Suzuki teacher in Books 1, 2, 3, 4, 9, and 10. While in Florida, she was a Graduate Assistant to Corinne Stillwell at Florida State University and a violin coach for the Tallahassee Youth Orchestras. Alexandra has additionally taught at Carthage College, Point CounterPoint Chamber Music Camp, and the Innsbrook Institute Summer Music Academy and Festival.
Alexandra earned her Doctor of Music and Master of Music in violin performance from Florida State University. She completed a Bachelor of Music in violin performance at Vanderbilt University’s Blair School of Music, where she graduated magna cum laude.

Details

Date:
August 11, 2016
Time:
8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost:
$10

Venue

Narloch Piano Studio
4636 N Francisco Ave, Chicago, IL United States