Archives for the month of: February, 2023

Austin Camerata (with Daniel Kopp, MM ’18) and Ventana Ballet join forces this weekend for “Variations on a Love Theme,” an evening of love stories shared through music and dance, featuring musical works by Debussy, Piazzolla, Radiohead, and more, with two shows per night (Show 1 – 6pm doors, 6:30pm show; Show 2 – 8pm doors, 8:30pm show) on Friday and Saturday, February 17 and 18, at the First Street Studio Theater. Complimentary parking is available onsite, and refreshments will be provided. Each show lasts approximately 1 hour. For more ticket, venue and more information, visit

Dylan Rieck (MM ’09) has composed a new sonata for cello and piano! You can hear Dylan’s “Sonata No. 1 in C minor” on YouTube at:
Movement 1
Movement 2
Movement 3
For more information about Dylan, visit

Tsz To Wong (DMA ’23) joins Kelvin Ka Long Lee (MM ’19, AD ’22) as two of only eight cellists invited to the live final round of the Section Cello auditions of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra. Established in 1947 and currently led by Music Director Jaap van Zweden, the HK Phil is recognised as Asia’s foremost classical orchestra, presenting more than 150 concerts per season over a 44-week season, the HK Phil attracts more than 200,000 music lovers annually. In 2019 the HK Phil received the prestigious Gramophone Orchestra of the Year Award—the first orchestra in Asia to receive this distinction.

Hook ’em Horns!

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