Alison Beck Piano Pianist, Alison Beck, earned her Master of Music degree in Piano Performance from the University of North Texas, where she held a highly competitive piano fellowship and graduated first in her class. Alison began studying piano at age nine; made her solo debut at fourteen, and her concerto debut at fifteen. She is a prizewinner of various international piano competitions, and has been featured as guest artist with several orchestras. Also an accomplished violinist and chamber musician, Alison has performed numerous concerts throughout the United States, including in Carnegie Hall, New York City. "December Carols" features Alison's Christmas arrangements for piano and violin, written for the sisters to perform in concert. In addition to these works and other sacred arrangements for piano and violin, she has written and arranged numerous vocal and choral works, many of which have been presented in concert.
Elizabeth Beck - Violin Nineteen-year-old violinist Elizabeth Beck studies in Dallas, Texas with concert artist Dr. Chu Yunn Lee. At age six, Elizabeth began studying violin and made her solo debut at age nine. She has won first and second prizes in numerous solo string competitions. Elizabeth was named Concertmaster of the Region 2 Texas All-Region Orchestra 2011, and was Assistant Principle Second Violin in the Texas All-State Philharmonic Orchestra, 2011, which annually has over 65,000 applicants of Texas high-school students. Elizabeth began playing annual tours of "December Carols" at age fourteen, and has premiered all of Alison's works that include violin.
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