PERFORMANCE LINE UP

Music UNTOLD String Quartet (Clavis Ballard-cello, Jennifer Lindsay-violin, Darrel Sims-violin, Joseph Taylor-viola) Roy Harris (1898-1979) arrangement – The Star-Spangled Banner Pianist Phoenix Park-Kim, Violinist Annelle Gregory William Grant Still (1895-1978) arrangement – Here’s One (Talk about a child that do love Jesus) Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875-1912) arrangement – Deep River, op. 59 no. 10 Pianist Phoenix…

Dennis Bartel (KUSC.org Radio 91.5 FM) Co-Hosts 50th Anniversary SYMPHONY OF BROTHERHOOD Concert

Dennis Bartel is a thirty-year veteran broadcaster, having served in Washington, D.C., where among his duties he assumed the role of opera host from Paul Hume upon the legendary music critic’s retirement; in Baltimore, where he was founding program director for WJHU; and in Pittsburgh. Mr. Bartel began his broadcast career in his native Los…

Meet Pianist James Lent performing at 50th Anniversary SYMPHONY of BROTHERHOOD Concert

James Lent earned his Doctorate of Musical Arts Degree in Concert Piano Performance from Yale University.  Dr. Lent’s diverse performance of classical, broadway, jazz, pop, and vocal collaborations, concertos and solos are a noteworthy delight for any guests of event or occasion!  James currently serves at the UCLA School of Music and has served on…

Meet Soprano Juliana Gondek performing at 50th Anniversary SYMPHONY of BROTHERHOOD Concert

JULIANA GONDEK has performed with over 120 of the top symphony orchestras and opera companies throughout North America, Europe, and Asia, in collaboration with such legendary musicians as Aaron Copland, Herbert von Karajan, Leonard Bernstein, Carlos Kleiber, James Levine, Nello Santi, Yehudi Menuhin, Mieczyslaw Horszowski, and Rudolf Serkin.  Her operatic credits include starring roles at…

Meet Kristen Yeon-Ji Yun performing at 50th Anniversary SYMPHONY of BROTHERHOOD Concert

A newly appointed Assistant Professor at Colorado Mesa University, Kristen Yeon-Ji Yun is active as a soloist, chamber musician, musical scholar and clinician. Her Walton Concerto Performance in 2007 was described by the music critic as “Impressive care of its array of mechanical demands” and “Great success infusing her performance with generous portions of the…

Meet Cedric Trenton Berry performing at 50th Anniversary SYMPHONY of BROTHERHOOD Concert

  CEDRIC BERRY, Bass Baritone, received his music diploma from Interlochen Arts Academy and both his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Southern California.  He has performed a variety of operatic roles including the title role in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi, Mephistopheles in Gounod’s Faust, Falstaff in Nicoli’s Merry Wives, Lepporello in Mozart’s Don…

Meet Laurel Zucker performing at 50th Anniversary SYMPHONY of BROTHERHOOD Concert

Gramophone Magazine describes Ms. Zucker’s flute playing as “as polished and gratifying as Rampal and Galway. Zucker’s interpretations are splendid all round. Her tone is airy and sweet, her virtuosity graceful.” 2012 Guitar Magazine reviewed CD, Soundscapes of The Americas, states ‘Zucker performs with tremendous authority and musicianship and plays with enviable ease. She also illustrates here…