In 2012, she became the youngest cellist to stage a solo recital at the Concert Hall of Taiwan, and in 2013 she started attending the Curtis Institute of Music
Abrams studied conducting with Michael Tilson Thomas, Otto-Werner Mueller and Ford Lallerstedt at the Curtis Institute of Music
, and with David Zinman at the Aspen Music Festival; he was the youngest conducting student ever accepted at both institutions.
As it turned out, not only did the first movement of the F minor concerto help her pass her auditions at the Curtis Institute of Music
in Philadelphia, where she was accepted without reservation and where she trained under Bohemian-born pianist Rudolf Serkin, American conductor Seymour Lipkin, and Polish-American pianist Mieczyslaw Horszowski, it was also her debut piece with the New York Philharmonic under the baton of Bombay-born conductor Zubin Mehta a few years later, in 1981.
As the late Jorge Bolet, a great pianist and once president of the Curtis Institute of Music
, said, it's not enough to just listen to the great recordings by Horowitz, Rachmaninoff, Cortot and others.
They went on to train as solo pianists at the Curtis Institute of Music
and the Juilliard School, but were drawn back to the idea of a duo.
Philadelphia, where Bernstein attended the Curtis Institute of Music
, naturally wanted in on the action.
She graduated from the Curtis Institute of Music
in 2010 with a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance and completed a Master's Degree at the Hochschule fur Musik Hanns Eisler.
Over the summer, Year 13 student Sarah joined Team Wales at the Youth Commonwealth Games in the Bahamas and threw a British under-18 record to win silver in the shot put, and her classmate, Katie, headed to America to take part in the Summer Programme at the Curtis Institute of Music
The Curtis Institute of Music
welcomes celebrated violinist Midori to the faculty beginning in the 2018-2019 school year.
Like several prominent Canadian singers, MacKinnon received her professional training at the Curtis Institute of Music
To her credit, Sophie and her husband Henry did sponsor Meyer-Baer and Kurt (who would go to the Curtis Institute of Music
) for immigration to the U.S.A.
As a teenager, he studied at the Curtis Institute of Music
; Greg tells us that Jacobs was profoundly influenced by the musical phrasing course taught by Marcel Tabuteau, the legendary principal oboist with the Philadelphia Orchestra.