Matthew Lipman, Violist
The recipient of a prestigious 2015 Avery Fisher Career Grant, 25-year-old American violist Matthew Lipman has been hailed by the New York Times for his "rich tone and elegant phrasing" and by the Chicago Tribune for his "splendid technique and musical sensitivity.” In demand as a soloist, he has recently performed concertos with the Minnesota, Illinois Philharmonic, Grand Rapids Symphony, Wisconsin Chamber, Juilliard, Ars Viva Symphony, Montgomery Symphony, Innsbrook and Eggenfelden Festival orchestras and recitals at the WQXR Greene Space in New York City and the Phillips Collection in Washington, DC.
Peter Slowik, Conductor
“a man of limitless enthusiasm and purpose who mentors young musicians the world over" - The Strad Magazine
Mr. Slowik’s experience as a leading pedagogue (faculty at Oberlin Conservatory, Eastman School of Music, Indiana University and more) combine with his orchestral performance background (Chicago Symphony Orchestra) to produce vivid and engaging performances.