Quartets Coached by Members of Kronos
The Elara Quartet, consisting of UI music majors, and the East Central Illinois Youth Orchestra Honors Quartet were recently treated to a master class by members of the renowned Kronos Quartet.
The members of the Elara Quartet (pictured top) are violinists Alyssa Tong and Daniel Ostrow, violist Jacqueline Scavetta, and cellist Terence Lo.
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Christos Tsitsaros Premieres new composition at National Conference
Christos Tsitsaros, Professor of Piano Pedagogy, recently attended the premiere of his new work Fantasy for Oboe, B-Flat Clarinet and Piano in Baltimore. The work was one of two newly-commissioned works featured as part of the ongoing Collaborative Commissioning Project of the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA). The performance was part of the MTNA annual National Conference.