Beethoven Festival Continues With Free Concert This Sunday

Maestro Mark Gibson, leading the CCM Philharmonia through rehearsals.

Maestro Mark Gibson. Photography by Jing Huan.

CCM’s Beethoven Festival continues with a FREE afternoon of chamber music beginning at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16!

CCM Philharmonia music director and conductor Mark Gibson, piano, will be joined by Joseph Bucci, oboe; Adam Butalewicz, clarinet; Randy Denler, bassoon; Corey Tarbell, horn; Yabing Tan, violin; and Nathaniel Chaikin, cello for this afternoon concert in UC’s Robert J. Werner Recital Hall.

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CCM Celebrates the Music of Ludwig van Beethoven

CCM's Concert Orchestra.

CCM’s Concert Orchestra.

The CCM Philharmonia and Concert Orchestras open their seasons with a festival celebrating the legacy of Ludwig van Beethoven. Running from Sept. 14 through Oct. 12, the Beethoven Festival showcases the talents of CCM students and faculty in a concert series featuring a variety of the composer’s works, including six of his nine symphonies, two overtures, two concertos and a variety of chamber music.

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CCM’s Aquarius String Quartet Advances to Fischoff Competition Quarter Finals

Congratulations to the members of the Aquarius String Quartet (Yabing Tan, Yang Liu, Qin Li, Christoph Sassmannshaus) on advancing to the quarter finals in the college division of this year’s Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition. These live rounds will start on May 11 in South Bend, Indiana.

Last May, the Polaris String Quartet from CCM’s Starling Project were awarded the first prize in the junior division of the competition.

Founded in 1973 in South Bend, Indiana, the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition has grown to become the largest chamber music competition in the world, and one of the most prestigious classical music prizes attainable today. Since its founding, more than 5,000 musicians have participated, many of whom have gone on to distinguished careers in music performance and education.

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