NVCM's Classical Kids: Omer Quartet
On Saturday, February 16 at 10:30am, NVCM's Classical Kids presents the Omer Quartet. As one of today's best young string quartets, the Omer Quartet is committed to community engagement and excels in creating original and interactive programs.
Doors open: 10AM
TICKETS are $15-$40
($15 per person, $40 family pass for up to 4 people.)
Classical Kids concerts engage kids through fun, short performances with a carefully curated repertoire performed by skilled, energetic musicians who specialize in bringing music to life for young listeners. The performances may be followed by short demonstrations and opportunities to touch and feel instruments, as well as opportunities to ask questions. The performance lasts approximately 45 minutes, and is suitable for all ages. Audience members will be introduced to the lives, as well as the music, of the composers on the program.
About the Omer Quartet:
Comprising violinists Mason Yu and Erica Tursi, violist Jinsun Hong, and cellist Alex Cox, the Omer Quartet is a leader among todays young string quartets. Most recently first prizewinners of the Young Concert Artists Auditions, the quartet came into prominence in 2013 when it received Grand Prize and gold medal at the Fischoff National Competition. Since then, they received top prize at the XI Premio Paolo Borciani Competition in Italy, second prize at the Trondheim Competition in Norway, and special prize at the Bordeaux International Competition in France. The quartet makes its debuts next season in the Peter Jay Sharp Concert of YCA in New York at Merkin Concert Hall as well as in Washington, D.C. at the Kennedy Center.
Following study at the Cleveland Institute of Music with the Cavani Quartet and Peter Salaff, the Omer Quartet completed a graduate residency at the New England Conservatory, working closely with Paul Katz, Donald Weilerstein, Kim Kashkashian, and Soovin Kim. The Quartet is now the Doctoral Fellowship String Quartet-in-Residence at the University of Maryland, where it works with Katherine Murdock and David Salness.
About Noe Valley Chamber Music :
Noe Valley Chamber Music (NVCM) has been presenting superb chamber music to audiences in Noe Valley since 1992. NVCM ticket holders have an opportunity to hear and meet the Bay Area's finest musicians, ensembles, and vocalists in the authentic yet informal chamber music tradition. This concert series allows both established and emerging local artists to develop audiences for their work, and to perform new, old or unusual repertoire in an intimate setting.
Noe Valley Ministry (View)
1021 Sanchez Street
San Francisco, CA 94114
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|