Ravinia Steans Music Institute

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Program for Piano and Strings | June 20—July 22, 2022

Program Overview

RSMI’s Program for Piano & Strings concentrates on interpretation and small-group collaboration through the practice and performance of classical sonata and chamber repertoire. Up to 35 violinists, violists, cellists, pianists, and members of pre-existing chamber groups gather for five weeks of immersive and intensive rehearsals and coachings with a rotating roster of some of the world’s finest teaching artists.

Miriam Fried

Miriam Fried, Program Director

Miriam Fried performing

Chamber music with Miriam Fried

 

RSMI fellows SooBeen Lee, Julian Rhee, and Charlie Galante join RSMI faculty member, cellist Timothy Eddy, to talk about their experience at Ravinia Steans Music Institute's Program for Piano & Strings during the summer of 2021.

 

Notable Alumni

Jeremy Denk

Jeremy Denk

Piano, 1992

Yuja Wang

Yuja Wang

Piano, 2004

Alexi Kenney

Alexi Kenney

Viola, 2011 & 2012

Elena Urioste

Elena Urioste

Vioin, 2009

Omer Quartet

Omer Quartet

Ensemble, 2016

Zlatomir Fung

Zlatomir Fung

Cello, 2016 & 2017

 

Faculty and Fellows

Violin

Sara Bitlloch
Miriam Fried
Mihaela Martinv Ayano Ninomiya
Don Weilerstein

 

Viola

Atar Arad
Paul Biss
Kim Kashkashian
Yura Lee

 

Cello

Tim Eddy
Frans Helmerson
Gary Hoffman
Christoph Richter

Piano

Alessio Bax
Alon Goldstein
Gilbert Kalish
Julian Martin
Bob McDonaldv

 

Composer in Residence

Jessie Montgomery

 

Feldenkrais Method

Hagit Vardi
Uri Vardi

Lindsay Garritson, collaborative piano

Joseph Liccardo, collaborative piano

Xiaohui Yang, collaborative piano

Viola

Keoni Bolding
Marta Lambert
Cara Pogossian
Samuel Rosenthal
Pauline Schulte-Beckhausen
SoHui Yun

 

Cello

James Baik
Stella (Ye Lin) Cho
Rainer Crosett
Anne Jacobs-Perkins
Connor Kim
Noah Krauss
En-Chun Lin
Andres Sanchez

Piano

Nadia Azzi
Albert Cano Smit
Amir Ron
Chelsea Wang
Lam Wong
Elliot Wuu

 

Ensembles

Trio Rai:
Tiffany Chang, violin
Mari Nagahara, cello
Motti Fang-Bentov, piano

Isidore String Quartet:
Adrian Steele, violin
Phoenix Avalon, violin
Devin Moore, viola
Joshua McClendon, cello