TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY SEASON 

 

          Saturday, January 18th, 2025                                      



Miro String Quartet
Saturday, January 18th, 2025

     One of America’s most celebrated ensembles, the Miró Quartet has been described as “furiously committed” and possessed of “interpretive intensity.” For over twenty-five years the Quartet has performed throughout the world on the most prestigious concert stages, earning accolades from critics and audiences alike.



Saturday, February 15th, 2025



Trio con Brio
Saturday, February 15th

      Trio Con Brio has been described as “unforgettable” and as “worthy successors of the legendary Beaux-Arts Trio.” In their more than twenty-five years of performing, they have appeared at virtually all of the world’s major concert venues, including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center and Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw.


Saturday, March 1st, 2025


Paul Huang, Violin
Helen Huang, Piano
Saturday, March 1st, 2025

Recipient of the 2015 Avery Fisher Career Grant and the 2017 Lincoln  Center Award for Emerging Artists, violinist Paul Huang is now consdered to be one of the most distinctive artists of his generation. He "possesses a big, luscious tone, spot on intonation and a technique that makes the most punishing string phrases feel as natural as breathing."


Paul appears often with pianist Helen Huang (no relation), recipient of the Arthur Rubinstein Prize and a much sought-after collaborative artist. Her solo recordings include concertos by Beethoven, Mozart, Mendelssohn and Shostakovich with the New York Philharmonic under Kurt Masur.



Saturday, March 15th, 2025




Zuill Bailey, Cello
Robert Koenig, Piano 
Saturday, March 15th, 2025

     Widely considered one of the premiere cellists in the world, Zuill Bailey is a Grammy Award winning, internationally renowned soloist and recitalist. His rare combination of celebrated artistry, technical wizardry and engaging personality has made him one of the most in-demand cellists of the day. 

    Canadian pianist Robert Koenig, now in his third decade as a much sought-after performing artist, has appeared throughout the world to great acclaim as a collaborative pianist in partnership with many of today's most distinguished performers.


Saturday, April 29th, 2025


Jon Nakamatsu
Saturday, March 29th, 2025

      Gold Medalist of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in 1997, American pianist Jon Nakamatsu is now in his third decade of touring worldwide.  Having performed with virtually all of the world’s major symphony orchestras in prestigious concert venues, he continues to draw critical and public acclaim for his intensity, elegance and electrifying solo, concerto and chamber music performances. 

Board of Directors

Dr. Joan Rubane, President
Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York, Master of Music in Piano Performance from University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano Performance from University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Post Doctoral Fellowship from Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Dr. Neil Stannard, Vice President
University of Southern California, The Juilliard School, Hochschule für Music, Berlin, University of Arizona, tenured professor of Piano, University of Texas, El Paso. International collaborative concert pianist: Great Performers at Lincoln Center, Vienna Festival, Berlin Festival, Tage Neue Musik, Newport Festival, Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, Moscow Conservatory, Tchaikovsky Hall, et al.

Frank Moore, Secretary

Michael Adams, Treasurer

Frank Moore and Michael Adams, Historians

Chairpersons

Dr. Joan RuBane, Artistic Director

Dr. Judith Zacher, Housing

Members
 
Robert Koenig
Sook Lee
Jodie Miller
Natalie Tambor
Richard Treat