JUNE 2015 LYCEUM CONCERTS
The popular 25th Annual WMPA Summer Chamber Music Concert Series continues at the Lyceum. All concerts are free; $10 donation suggested.
201 South Washington Street
Sunday afternoons at 3 PM (exceptions noted)
Donations accepted at the door. Please see the Lyceum Concerts Information page for additional details.
Clarinetist Kirsten Sheridan
Pianist JinYoung Chang.
Kristen Grattan Sheridan is a native of West Islip, NY and Vienna, VA, where she was a student of Kenneth Lee. Kristen earned her Bachelor of Music in Clarinet Performance at the University of Michigan and her Master of Music in Clarinet Performance at the Manhattan School of Music in New York. She is an alumna of the Aspen Music Festival (Aspen, CO), Cours International de Musique (Morges, Switzerland), and the East-West Music Festival (Altenburg, Germany). She established the Sheridan Studio of Music in 2001 in Northern Virginia. Sheridan Studio members have earned yearly top chairs in All-District Bands, Regional Orchestra, and All-State Bands, and several students have received scholarships to study clarinet at the collegiate level. Mrs. Sheridan is the Winds Adviser for the Northern Virginia Youth Winds (NVYW) and clarinet specialist at several schools throughout Northern Virginia, and is in demand as a freelance musician, clinician, and adjudicator throughout Northern Virginia and Washington DC. She is a member of the Music Teachers National Association, the International Clarinet Association, and the American Federation of Musicians.
Jin Young Chang, born in Seoul Korea, holds a Master’s in Music from YonSei University. She has taken master classes from Professor Wolfgang Watzinger, Dr. Solomon Mikowsky, and Professor Raoul Sosa. She received a Silver medal in Concours from the Piano Society of Korea and a Bronze medal in Piano Competition from SeJong University. She was awarded a performance at the Young Artists Concert in Young San Art Hall, an award given to the best student pianists in Korea. Her past recitals include appearances at YonSei University, and YoungSan Grace Hall. She has performed with the SeJong University Orchestra, Piano Society of Korea. Her recent performance includes appearance at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York City. She also has been a featured accompanist for Joong Ang Opera (La Traviata), Korean National Opera (La Boheme), Beseto Opera (Magic Flute). She has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in Korea, China, Austria, and the United States for many years and has an extensive repertoire.
The Lyceum is located on the southwest corner at the intersection of South Washington Street and Prince Street in Alexandria. Free on-street parking is available nearby. For additional parking and Metro access information, please click HERE.
Upcoming July Concerts
NOTE: TWO CONCERTS ON JULY 12
July 12, 3 PM Main Street Chamber Players: violinist Laura Kobayashi, violist Harold Levin, cellist Kenneth Law, double bassist Barbara Fitzgerald, and pianist Rosanne Conway. Music of Beethoven, Faure, Schubert and Sperger.
July 12, 7 pm Violinist Benjamin Scott and pianist Anna Khanina.
Music of Bach, Faure and Wieniawski.
July 19 Pianist Sasha Beresovsky.
Music of Beethoven – “Diabelli Variations”, Haydn and Schubert.
July 26 Patagonia Winds and Atmo5pheric: flutists Melissa Lindon & Sarah Eckman McIver, oboists Lorrie Brown & Emily Madsen, clarinetists Catina Sweedy & Jennifer Everhart, hornists Jay Chadwick & Jeanie Weisman Getz, and bassoonists Tia Wortham & Patricia Dusold.
Music of Jennifer Higdon, Carter Pann, Lawrence Moss, Tom Benjamin, and Jeff Scott. World premiere of Virginia composer Alexandra Mohnar-Suhajda’s “Three Nature Walks for Woodwind Quintet”, and concert finale of Paganini Caprice 24 for Double Wind Quintet.
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