Music & Art Ensemble
Saturday, September 29 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pianist Moriah Trenk and Violist Jiawei Yan will present a concert program exploring the unique connections between music and art. A slideshow of images will illuminate the ways in which composers and performers are inspired by the visual arts. This program will include Rebecca Clarke (Viola Sonata), Johannes Brahms (Viola Sonata Op. 120 No. 1 in F Minor), and Astor Piazzolla (Le Grand Tango).
PIANIST – MORIAH TRENK Is a full-time pianist for Boston Ballet. She received her MM degree from the New England Conservatory as a merit scholarship recipient. Other awards include New England Conservatory’s Community Performances and Partnerships Fellowship, a Fellowship to perform at the National Music Festival at Washington College, Manchester Music Festival Emerging Artist Fellowship, the Emerging Artist Fellowship Award from the Garth New Music Center in Hot Springs VA. Other prizes include the Hudson Valley Music Club Competition, Yonkers & Westfield Concerto Competitions, YWCA and Korean Daily News Award, NYU Art of Solo and Collaborative Piano Award. Among her performing highlights was performing at an event honoring Alan Gilbert and members of the NY Philharmonic, performances as a soloist and with ensembles at Jordan Hall, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall, Steinway Hall, Merkin Concert Hall among others.
VIOLIST – Jiawei Yan holds a Masters Degree in Viola Performance from The Juilliard School. Jiawei has performed extensively including performances in Alice Tully Hall, David Geffen Hall in Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Polish National Concert Hall, Konzerthaus in Berlin, Rudolfinum in Prague, Hong Kong Cultural Center, Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall in Tapei, China National Center for the Performing Arts among others. She is a prize winner of many contests and awards including the recipient of the prestigious A.H. Kuhn Memorial Scholarship and Lillian Fuchs Scholarship at the Juilliard School, the President Scholarship at the New School, Elain and Stephen Stamas New York Philharmonic Scholarship and the Bard Conservatory Fellowship prize among others.
This performance is free and open to the public and is made possible through the generous funding of the Friends of the Bronxville Public Library.