Dear Music lovers, The Cornell Orchestras are hosting a guest artist
Kate Vincent for a recital and masterclasses. While on campus Ms.
Vincent will also be working with the viola sections of the two orchestras.
March 15, Tuesday
8 pm Barnes Hall on the campus of Cornell University
Guest recital: Kate Vincent, viola. Includes Berio's Naturale for viola,
percussion and tape (with Nicholas Papador), and works by J. S. Bach and
March 16, Wednesday
1130 -130 pm Masterclass with members of Cornell Chamber
Orchestra and Cornell Symphony Orchestra with Kate Vincent
in B21 of Lincoln Hall
Here is Ms. Vincent's brief Bio;
Kate Vincent, originally from Perth, Western Australia, is the Artistic
Director and Violist of the Firebird Ensemble, a Boston-based new music
ensemble. In addition Kate is the Associate Principal Violist of the
Boston Modern Orchestra Project and has performed as both Principal and
Associate Principal violist with numerous groups including Emmanuel
Music, Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra, Opera Boston, Opera Aperta and Opera
Unlimited. She was violist of the Arden Quartet between 1999-2003 and
has appeared as a guest artist with numerous groups including Alea 3,
Chameleon Ensemble, the Euclid Quartet, Windsor Music, Callithumpian
Ensemble, and the Benten Trio. Kate has been featured on BMOP:s Club
Caf? series, Emmanuel Music:s Chamber series, at the Apple Hill Center
for Chamber Music and the Bennington Composers Conference of the East.
As a chamber musician, Kate has performed throughout Australia, Canada,
US, Germany, Holland and Russia. Among other composers, Kate has premiered
chamber and solo works by Luciano Berio, John Harbison, John MacDonald,
Joe Maneri, and has recorded for the Tzadik, New World, Oxingale and
Steeplechase labels. In addition to performing in summer festivals
throughout the US and Canada, Kate has spent the last two summers traveling
through Central Asia photographing traditional musicians. Kate graduated
from the New England Conservatory of Music in 2001 where she studied
with James Dunham and Lenny Matcynzski. She holds Masters degrees in
both viola performance and music education.
All events are free and open to the public.
Chris Younghoon Kim
director of orchestras at Cornell University