After successful trial runs, we are all set for remote teaching! Stan looks forward to seeing all his students next week, even if only on the screen.
Next Saturday March 14, Stan’s student Derek Mar is performing in the Southeastern District Junior Festival, after having passed the audition for the Southeastern District of the Massachusetts Music Educators Association. We wish him good luck and hope he has a great time!
We would like to congratulate Stan’s student Andrew Li for having been chosen to serve as concertmaster of the Needham High School Symphony Orchestra for this academic year. Andrew is a senior in Needham, and he has been studying violin with Stan since the summer of 2015. Andrew has been a star at our Studio Recitals too, performing masterpieces including Bach’s Sarabande from 1st Partita for Violin, Wieniawski’s Romance from 2nd Violin Concerto, Brahms’ Hungarian Dance No. 1, Paganini’s 1st Violin Concerto, and Sarasate’s Zigeunerweisen. Congratulations, Andrew — your talent and hard work deserve to be recognized!
Congratulations to our student Henry Kim for getting accepted to the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, under the direction of Benjamin Zander!! This premiere Boston Youth orchestra plays in Symphony Hall and has annual international tours. Henry is a member of the 2019 Massachusetts All-State Festival Orchestra, as well as the Youth Repertory Orchestra at the NEC.
Here a photo of Henry performing Wieniawski’s Scherzo Tarantella at our studio recital last weekend. We are very happy for you, Henry!
This Sunday July 14, our violin instructor Stan Antonevich will be performing once again with the Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra, in the last concert of their 2019 Summer Series. There will be no singers, but there will be lots of music by Mozart, conducted by Maestro Myron Romanul! This is a FREE outdoor event, at the beautiful Institute Park in Worcester. Hope to see you all there, and don’t forget your lawn chairs!
Two weeks ago, our music director and instructor Stan Antonevich performed chamber music at a festival of new music by women composers in Hartford CT. Stan got a wonderful surprise running into his former student Subaiou Zhang, who was performing in the same festival. Subaiou is now a doctorate student of music at Boston University, we wish her the best of luck in her studies!
Stan’s student Henry Kim of Lexington has been selected to be part of a string octet organized by virtuoso violinist Emil Altschuler, and comprised of professionals and advanced students. They will be performing the Mendelssohn String Octet in Hanover NH in April. Congratulations, Henry — this is an amazing peformance opportunity!
Stan’s student Mallika Das is performing with the Worcester Youth Symphony Orchestra on their spring tour
Stan’s student Mallika Das is spending this week in the Czech Republic, performing with the Worcester Youth Symphony Orchestra on their spring tour. All 4 performances are sold out, and she is having a great experience. Thank you to Mallika’s family for forwarding us these photos. Congratulations Mallika — we wish we could be there!