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The 2014-2015 season features former competition first place winners for all concerts.


They will return as established professional ensembles, fulfilling part of the original mission of the competition as conceived thirty years ago.

jasper

Jasper String Quartet

2008 CMYS Competition Winner

Sunday October 5, 2014
7:30 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church in Yellow Springs

Ludwig van Beethoven: Quartet in D Major, Op. 18 No. 3

Judd Greenstein: Four on the Floor

Robert Schumann: Quartet in A Major, Op. 44 No. 3

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shanghai

The Shanghai String Quartet

1987 CMYS Competition Winner

Sunday November 2, 2014
7:30 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church in Yellow Springs

Franz Joseph Haydn: TBA

Krzysztof Eugeniusz Penderecki: TBA

Ludwig van Beethoven: TBA

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david trio

David Trio

2005 CMYS Competition Winner

Sunday February 15, 2015
7:30 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church in Yellow Springs

Arensky: Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 32

Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio in A minor, Op. 50,   "á la memoire d'un grand artiste"

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amstel

Amstel Quartet

2004 CMYS Competition Winner

Sunday March 22, 2015
7:30 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church in Yellow Springs

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The Russian Trio wins the 2014 CMYS Annual Competition for Emerging Professional Ensembles

 

russian trio

The Russian Trio are Nikita Borisevich, violin, Dmitry Volkov, cello, and pianist Katherine Harris Rick.

The Russian Trio played the first, Allegro movement of the Haydn Trio in C Major, No. 43 (Hob. XV:27), the first (Allegro con brio) movement of the Brahms Trio in B Major, Op. 8, and the Shostakovich Trio in E Minor, Op. 67. Both the Haydn and Shostakovich are available at their website, http://www.therussiantrio.com. All three are pursuing further studies at the Peabody Conservatory.

The Russian Trio’s recent awards include first prize at the 2013 Coleman Chamber Music Competition and the 2012 Chesapeake Chamber Music Competition.


First and second place in the 2014 competition.

2014 winners and loser

From left, judge Dr. Joshua Nemith, the first place winners Russian Trio (Dmitry Volkov, cello, pianist Katherine Harris Rick, and Nikita Borisevich, violin), and the Trio Cleonice (Gwen Krosnick, cello, Ari Isaacman-Beck, violin, and Emely Phelps, piano), runners up in the 2014 competition.

First and second place winners in the 2014 competition pose with the judges.

judges winners losers 2014

From left, judges Dr. Joshua Nemith, Dr. Adrian Daly, and Professor Anna Vayman, the first place winners, the Russian Trio, (Dmitry Volkov, cello, pianist Katherine Harris Rick, and Nikita Borisevich, violin) and the Trio Cleonice (Gwen Krosnick, cello, Ari Isaacman-Beck, violin, and Emely Phelps, piano).

Congratulations to the runners up, the Trio Cleonice.

cleo and chafee 2014

Competiton chair Chris Chaffee, far right, congratulates the second place competitors, the Trio Cleonice. From left, Gwen Krosnick, cello, Ari Isaacman-Beck, violin, and Emely Phelps, piano.

Congratulations from the judges.

2014 congrats

Pianist Katherine Harris Rick of the Russian Trio is congratulated by judge Professor Anna Vayman. From left, Jane Watts, Chamber Music Yellow Springs, judges Vayman, Dr. Adrian Daly, and Dr. Jushua Nemith. The first place winners, the Russian Trio, (Dmitry Volkov, cello, and Nikita Borisevich, violin) and the Trio Cleonice (Gwen Krosnick, cello, Ari Isaacman-Beck, violin, and Emely Phelps, piano).

This year’s judges were Professor Anna Vayman, violinist and Associate Professor of Music at Ball State University, Dr. Adrian Daly, pianist and Dean of the Cleveland Institute of Music, and Dr. Joshua Nemith, pianist and Principal Keyboardist for both Dayton Philharmonic and Iris Chamber Orchestra.

2014 judges

2014 Judges - Professor Anna Vayman, Dr. Adrian Daly, and Dr. Joshua Nemith

 


 

The 30th Annual Competition for Emerging Professional Ensembles

Sunday April, 2015


 

 

Did we miss you at the Yellow Springs Street Fair? See you next year!

sapacerYS Street Fair


 

 

Brand New Donor Category

In response to the suggestion by members of our organization, and in recognition of the generosity of our donors, the CMYS Board of Directors decided to add a new donor category.

That category will be called “Founders Circle” and will be for donations of $500 and up.  New members to the Founder’s Circle will be given two admissions to a Post-concert dinner.

Donation levels are now: Sustainers ($1-$99), Patrons ($100-$249), and Benefactors ($250-$499), and Founder’s Circle ($500 and up). 

Contributions from our Membership and friends helps to make our organization sound, supports music in our schools and community, and keeps our ticket prices low.  All donations are greatly appreciated!


 

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