Sunday, March 8, 2020 • 3:00 P.M.
Richard E. Wildish Community Theater • 630 Main Street • Springfield, Oregon
Sextet No. 1 in in B♭ major, Op. 18
Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 81
Pilar Bradshaw, violin
Julia Daniels, violin
Julia has studied with Lillie Manis for nine years, and she began studying the violin at age four, and added viola three years ago. She serves as co-concert master of the Eugene Springfield Youth Orchestra and has advanced to the state level in the annual OMEA competition for the past three years, on both violin and viola. She has played in the Community Music Institute’s Chamber Players program for seven years and she plays with the Delgani Immersion Quartet. Julia adores Kinhaven Music School (in Vermont), which she has attended for the past two summers and which has been a highlight of her high school years. She loves any and all music by Bach, and animals, none more than dogs.
Sarah Rosier, cello
Sarah is a junior at Marist Catholic High School. She is currently studying cello with Steve Pologe. She studied chamber music for many years through Community Music Institute, and now plays in Delgani’s Immersion Quartet. Sarah is the assistant-principal of Eugene Springfield Youth Orchestra, and will be performing with them Spring 2020. She has attended numerous summer camps, including Portland Summer Ensembles, OSU Chamber Music Workshop, and Marrowstone Musical Festival.
Avery Hsieh, violin
Avery is a senior in the Spanish dual immersion program at Corvallis High School. She started playing violin at the age of four and has studied with Robyn Silver, Jessica Lambert, Kathryn Lucktenberg, and Holland Phillips. She is currently a student of Kathryn Gray. Avery is actively involved in many musical activities including various OMTA festivals, fundraising events, community services, summer camps, and chamber music programs.
Katie Siegfried, viola
Katie, a junior at South Eugene High School, has played violin and viola since she was six years old. Currently participating in the University of Oregon Symphony Orchestra, she has played with many high school and college orchestral ensembles throughout the Pacific Northwest. Recently she has expanded her horizons and spent the summer at the Boston University Tanglewood Institute, and can’t wait to experience more of the musical world. Ensemble playing and chamber music are truly her passions. Playing with others has always been something that has driven Siegfried to not only become a better player, but engage in a greater musical community.
Adrian Hsieh, cello
Adrian is a sophomore in the Spanish dual immersion program at Corvallis High School. He began his cello study at the age of four and has studied with Ann Grabe and Jason Duckles, and is currently a student of Steven Pologe at the University of Oregon. Adrian has participated in many musical activities including various OMTA festivals, fundraising events, community services, summer camps, and chamber music programs. He placed second at the 2015 Vernon L. Wiscarson Young Musicians’ Competition, and was a first-place winner in the 2016 Oregon Mozart Players Young Soloist Competition.
Michael Gu, piano
Michael is 15 years old and is a sophomore at Crescent Valley High School in Corvallis. He studies piano with Rachelle McCabe. In 2017, Michael won first place in the Music Teachers’ National Association’s Northwest Division Competition. In 2014, he performed Mendelssohn’s Concerto in G minor with the Oregon Mozart Players. He has studied at prestigious summer programs including the Aspen Festival, Seattle Piano Institute and John Perry Academy Summer Piano Festival. In addition to his passion for music, Michael enjoys reading and tennis.