Sept. 23, 2013
BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— On Saturday, October 5 at 3 p.m., Trio Solari, a chamber ensemble consisting of the clarinet, violin and piano, will perform at Westbrook Auditorium in Presser Hall (1210 N. Park St., Bloomington).
The trio consists of Chad Burrow on clarinet, Yung-Hsiang Wang on violin and Amy I-Lin Cheng on piano.
The performance incorporates work from a variety of composers. Claude Debussy’s “Premiére Rhapsodie,” Francois Poulenc’s “Suite from ‘L’ Invitation au chateau’” and American classical composer Paul Schoenfield’s “Trio for Clarinet Violin and Piano” are included in the program. Illinois Wesleyan Assistant Professor of Music Roger Garrett will join Burrow and Cheng on basset horn for a concert piece by Felix Mendelssohn.
Clarinet teacher and performer Burrow is considered one of the premiere clarinet players of his generation. In 2009, he was appointed to the clarinet faculty at the University of Michigan and continues to perform in a variety of festivals and chamber ensembles.
Winner of Taiwan’s National Violin Competition at the age of 13, Wang is a dedicated teacher and performer. He holds degrees from the Curtis Institute of Music, The Julliard School and Stanford University. In 2006, he became the founding member of Trio Solari. Currently, Wang actively performs while working on several recording projects.
Cheng, a graduate from the Curtis Institute and Yale School of Music, performs as a soloist and chamber musician in venues and festivals across the United States. She is an active teacher and performer, having performed with Burrow as Duo Clarion in Taiwan, Denmark and throughout the United States The duo has garnered rave reviews for their performances.
For additional information, contact the School of Music Office at (309) 556-3061.
Contact: Tia Patsavas ’16 (309) 556-3181, email@example.com