Saturday, May 11, 2019, 4:00pm
Hoffman Auditorium, University of Saint Joseph, West Hartford
At the door: $20
|ELGAR||Cello Concerto, Mvt. 4|
|Lillian Yim, cello|
|BRAHMS||Symphony No. 1|
Lillian Yim, a junior at Farmington High School, has been studying cello with Katie Kennedy for seven years. Lillian has served as principal cellist of the Connecticut Youth Symphony (CYS) and the Tanglewood Young Artists Orchestra. She has received top scores at CMEA Northern Regional Orchestra Festival and CT All-State and was chosen for the All-National Symphony Orchestra. In 2018, in addition to winning the Hartford Music Teachers Alliance concerto competition, Lillian placed second at the Musical Club of Hartford Solo Competition and the CT-ASTA Solo Competition. An avid chamber musician, Lillian has been a part of the Hartt Community Division program and received several Honors Scholarships.
This past summer, Lillian attended the Indiana University Summer String Academy where she studied with Csaba Onczay of the Liszt Academy in Hungary. She was selected to play in masterclasses, recitals, and studio classes. In 2017, Lillian attended the Boston University Tanglewood Institute Young Artists Orchestra program, where her piano trio was picked to play for Tanglewood on Parade. In previous summers, Lillian has attended Credo Prelude Boston and Kinhaven Music School, for which she received the Stephen Kates scholarship to attend. Masterclass clinicians include Jonathan Dormand, Amir Eldan, Norman Fischer, Lynn Harrell, Rick Mooney, Jonathan Spitz, members of the Heath, Juilliard, and the Verona String Quartet, along with the Lions Gate Trio.