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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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Music as Storytelling on Broadway

The musicians of Broadway’s orchestra pits are seldom visible to the audience, but as an essential part of storytelling in theater, the music moves the plot forward, intensifies the experience,…

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Meet Lisa Nguyễn Bùi Gia An

The Kingston Chamber Music Festival (KCMF) established a scholarship in 2004 to support a student studying music at the University of Rhode Island (URI). It is the only scholarship award…

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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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