Artist Portfolios

Henry Kramer 1000 956 Welcome to Kingston Chamber Music Festival | Kingston Chamber Music Festival

Henry Kramer

We’re looking forward to our summer festival! Over the next few weeks, we’ll introduce each artist performing in our 36th season. Pianist Henry Kramer will play on Friday, July 26 and Sunday, July 28. Praised by…

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Young Artist Mini Recital 1000 750 Welcome to Kingston Chamber Music Festival | Kingston Chamber Music Festival

Young Artist Mini Recital

In 2017, Artistic Director Natalie Zhu invited then 8-year-old Ian Lin, the son of former KCMF treasurer Bing-Xuan Lin and Christine Liu, to a KCMF piano masterclass. He participated again…

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Artist Profile: Hezekiah Leung 800 533 Welcome to Kingston Chamber Music Festival | Kingston Chamber Music Festival

Artist Profile: Hezekiah Leung

As a founding member of the internationally acclaimed Rolston Quartet – the first-prize winner of the 2016 Banff International String Quartet Competition, and the 2018 recipient and first international ensemble…

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Artist Profile: Priscilla Lee 432 288 Welcome to Kingston Chamber Music Festival | Kingston Chamber Music Festival

Artist Profile: Priscilla Lee

Since she was a young child, Priscilla Lee has been drawn to the cello. “I remember going to the music store and seeing a cello in the window,” she says.…

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Artist Profile: Richard Woodhams 768 1024 Welcome to Kingston Chamber Music Festival | Kingston Chamber Music Festival

Artist Profile: Richard Woodhams

If you ask Richard Woodhams, principal oboe of the Philadelphia Orchestra for over 40 years and one of the world’s foremost oboists, what inspired his celebrated career as a musician,…

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Artist Profile: David Shifrin 1024 576 Welcome to Kingston Chamber Music Festival | Kingston Chamber Music Festival

Artist Profile: David Shifrin

A Yale University faculty member since 1987, clarinetist David Shifrin is one of only two wind players to have been awarded the Avery Fisher Prize since the award’s inception in…

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Artist Profile: Clancy Newman 1000 733 Welcome to Kingston Chamber Music Festival | Kingston Chamber Music Festival

Artist Profile: Clancy Newman

Acclaimed for being “entirely dazzling” (San Francisco Chronicle), “in a class of his own” (Philadelphia Inquirer), and having “effortless mastery” (San Diego Union Tribune), Clancy Newman has traveled the world…

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Artist Profile: Jasmine Lin 800 1024 Welcome to Kingston Chamber Music Festival | Kingston Chamber Music Festival

Artist Profile: Jasmine Lin

Celebrated for being an “unusually individualistic player” with “electrifying assertiveness” and “virtuosic abandon” (The New York Times), Jasmine Lin is a Kingston Chamber Music Festival fan favorite. A graduate of the…

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Artist Profile: Dominique de Williencourt 1024 768 Welcome to Kingston Chamber Music Festival | Kingston Chamber Music Festival

Artist Profile: Dominique de Williencourt

An avid adventurer, French cellist and composer Dominique de Williencourt has traveled to all the deserts of the world – and brought his cello with him. Prior to these travels, his journey with music started…

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Artist Profile: Amy Yang 1024 683 Welcome to Kingston Chamber Music Festival | Kingston Chamber Music Festival

Artist Profile: Amy Yang

Recognized as a “jaw-dropping pianist who steals the show…with effortless finesse” (Washington Post), Amy Yang, Associate Dean of Piano Studies and Artistic Initiatives at Curtis Institute of Music, will make…

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