Young Artist Chamber Program
Chamber Music Society of St. Louis Young Artist Chamber Program works in partnership with the Preparatory Program of the Community Music School at Webster University, serving our mission to nurture exceptional emerging chamber music ensembles in support of the next generation of artists in the St. Louis community. The program provides outstanding student musicians the collaborative experience of working in chamber ensembles with professional guidance.
An Anonymous Donor provides funding for this program.
Congratulations to the Rader Quartet – Theo Bockhorst, Ethan Mayer, Jacob Sheldon and Alex Cho. Moments ago they were awarded BOTH Gold Medal and Haydn Prize from the St. Paul String Quartet Competition. Brilliant performances of the 1st movement of Haydn Quartet in G Major Op. 76 #1, 1st movement of the Mendelssohn Quartet #3 in D Major Op. 44 and the 1st movement of the Ginastera Quartet #1 Op. 20.
Thanks so much to the coaches, parents, CMSSL Education Coordinator Alvin McCall and Vera Parkin, our partner at the Preparatory Program at the Community Music School of Webster University. Special thanks to our anonymous donor for their years of encouragement and support of our YACP.
Young Artists for 2019-20:
Rader Quartet Sonar Quartet The Robin Trio
Theo Bockhorst, violin Anna Zhong, violin Rafi Brent, horn
Ethan Mayer, violin Katie He, violin Roshen Chatwal, horn
Jacob Sheldon, viola Molly Prow, viola Ben Weppler, bassoon
Alex Cho, cello Jacob Hinton, cello