The Young Artists’ Recital, sponsored by the Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival, will be held on Saturday, May 7, at 3:00 p.m. in Martin Chapel, in the Seminary Building on the campus of Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg. This free concert is open to everyone.
These outstanding teen performers were selected through a competitive process and include pianists Gabriel Cho (Staunton) and Clara Stelow (Charlottesville), oboists Lauren Derflinger (Mt. Jackson) and Laura Ruple (Harrisonburg), harpist Morgan Short (Roanoke), and violinists Katrina Kirilyuk (Harrisonburg) and Madeline Williamson (Harrisonburg). The musicians come from the studios of teachers Joan Griffing (violin), Rhonda Stees (oboe), Lynne Mackey and Jeremy Thompson (piano), and Elisabeth Remy Johnson (harp).
Works by Bach, Chopin, Nielsen, Telemann, Balakirev, Accolay, Marcello, McLean, Grandjany, Salzedo, and Nicolas/Bochsa will be performed.
More information, including performer biographies and the recital program can be found at emu.edu/bach/youth/young-artists-recital.
Martin Chapel, Eastern Mennonite University's Seminay Building 1181 Smith Avenue, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22802 View Map