Come join us November 11 for a wonderful evening to celebrate music literacy at the elegant Barrington’s White House (7:00 pm to 9:30 pm). You'll enjoy delightful chamber music, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres.
The program features the Kinjo Piano Trio with a special local guest artist! Works by Beethoven, Faure, and Carlos Simon. All proceeds benefit our mission to provide access to the building blocks of music literacy for underserved children in our community.
Tickets are $120 per person. If you are unable to attend, any donation is greatly appreciated.
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Cellist Nicholas Mariscal is the newly-appointed Assistant Principal Cellist of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. He has appeared as guest principal cellist with the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra on their 2019 South Korean tour and has performed as principal cello of the Fjord Cadenza Festival orchestra in Ålesund, Norway. A recent alumnus of the New World Symphony in Miami, Mariscal is a winner of the orchestra’s concerto competition and has performed as a soloist with the Tucson Symphony. Additionally, he is a top prize winner in the Sphinx, Edith Knox, and Indiana University Latin American Music Center competitions.
As an ardent performer of new and lesser-known music, Mariscal has been involved in dozens of premieres of new works. A passionate proponent of Latin American music, he has recorded rarely heard music for unaccompanied cello by 20th and 21st century composers and is a frequent programmer and performer of music from Latin America.
Mariscal received his Bachelor of Music degree from Indiana University under the tutelage of Eric Kim and received a Master of Music degree and a Graduate Certificate from the University of Southern California, where he studied with David Geringas and Ralph Kirshbaum.
Violinist John Bian, born in Minneapolis, MN, is an active orchestral musician who has studied with many notable concertmasters across the country. In 2018 he joined as a tenured member of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and in 2022 was promoted to Assistant Principal Second Violin. In addition to his position in the MSO he is also a regular substitute with the Pittsburgh, Minnesota, and Detroit Symphony Orchestras.
Pianist Kayoko Miyazawa, born in Tokyo, Japan, is a frequent collaborator with many notable artists of our time, members of the Cleveland Orchestra, Milwaukee symphony orchestra, and faculty of various schools around the country. In the past few years Mrs. Miyazawa has performed in faculty recitals at the Cleveland Institute of Music, the Brevard Music Festival, fundraising events for the Mainly Mozart Festival in San Diego, and was also featured in a live recital on the WCLV Radio Station. During the orchestral season, she can also be seen performing as a substitute musician in the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and the Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra. Mrs. Miyazawa spends her summers working as a staff pianist and coach at the Encore Music Festival in Cleveland.
Stephanie Block is a Chicago-based violist and Co-Principal Violist of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. A recent alumna of the New World Symphony, she holds Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from The Juilliard School. Ms. Block has appeared as a soloist in New York and Chicago-based ensembles, and has performed with Amernet String Quartet. She has performed with the London and Milwaukee Symphonies and well as the Sarasota Orchestra. She has appeared as a performer on PBS NewsHour and PBS American Masters. A survivor of the rare cancer Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis, Ms. Block has organized hospital visits in Miami and has been a recurring speaker for Miami Cancer Institute’s Inspire You.