SummerHu is a recent graduate from the Curtis Institute of Music where she studied with Peter Wiley. Ms Hu is substitute cellist with the Philadelphia Orchestra and an intern at Citibank China while pursuing a master’s degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Ms Hu is from Potomac, Maryland and started studying piano at age three and cello at five and has participated in master classes with cellists Janos Starker, Gary Hoffman, Carter Brey, Jan Volger, David Geringas, Hai-Ye Ni and Jian Wang. Summer has won numerous awards including the annual Washington Performing Arts Society Feder String Competition. She has also appeared with Jonathan Carney, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra concert master, at the Civic Dedication Ceremony for the music center at Strathmore and as soloist with the Penn Symphony Orchestra. Summer is a member of the Young Artist Program at the 2013 Music from Angel Fire Chamber Music Festival.
Korean cellist JeongHyoun "Christine"Lee is an artist-in-residence at Queen Elisabeth Chapelle Musicale. Christine has performed as soloist with the Monterey Symphony, Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra,Young Belgian Strings, and Orchestra of Mons. A 2017 finalist with the Queen Elisabeth Competition, she also has received 1st prize in Grand Prize Virtuoso Competition and 2nd prize at the Ima Hogg competition. Ms.Lee has appeared with the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, Korean Broadcasting Symphony, Houston Symphony and the Calgary Symphony. As a chamber musician, she has appeared at La Musica Festival, Music form Menlo, La Jolla Summerfest, Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, and Music from Angel Fire. Ms.Lee received a Bachelor of Music at the Curtis Institute of Music studying with Orlando Cole, Peter Wiley and Carter Brey and a Masters of Music at The Juilliard School studying with Joel Krosnick.
Celebrated for his "accurate intonation and warmth of tone" (New York Times), Grammy-nominated cellist Peter Wiley attended the Curtis Institute at just 13 years of age, under the tutelage of David Soyer. He continued his precocious accomplishments with his appointment as principal cellist of the Cincinnati Symphony at age 20, after one year in the Pittsburgh Symphony. He made his concerto debut at Carnegie Hall in 1986 with the New York String Orchestra conducted by Alexander Schneider. As a recitalist, he has appeared at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall. A member of the Beaux Arts Trio from 1987 to 1998, Mr. Wiley succeeded his teacher, David Soyer, as cellist of the Guarneri String Quartet from 2001 to 2009. He is also a member of the piano quartet Opus One, with Ida Kavafian, Steven Tenenbom and Anne-Marie McDermott. Mr. Wiley has enjoyed a long-term association with the Marlboro Music Festival and is currently on the faculties of the Bard College Conservatory of Music, and the Curtis Institute of Music.
Photo credits: Pete Checchia and Sherryl Hauck
Edward Arron, Cello PamelaFrank, ViolinStevenTenenbom, Viola
Benjamin Capps, Cello Ida Kavafian, Violin ShmuelKatz, Viola
Gabriel Cabezas, Cello JessicaLee, Violin MichaelFranz, Double Bass
David McCarroll is currently the violinist with the Vienna Piano Trio. Winner of the 2012 European Young Concert Artists Auditions and Silver Medalist at the Klein International Competition, David made his concerto debut with the London Mozart Players in 2002 and has since appeared in major concert halls including the Konzerthaus Berlin, Concertgebouw, Wigmore Hall, Library of Congress, Kennedy Center, and Carnegie Hall. Recent performances have included Stravinsky’s violin concerto at the Konzerthaus Berlin, touring with Musicians from Marlboro, and performances of György Kurtág’s “Kafka Fragments” for violin and soprano. As a chamber musician, he has performed with Mitsuko Uchida, Richard Goode, Miriam Fried, Pamela Frank, Anthony Marwood, Donald Weilerstein, Kim Kashkashian, Roger Tapping, Atar Arad, Marcy Rosen, Peter Wiley, Paul Katz, Timothy Eddy, and Laurence Lesser. He has appeared at festivals including Marlboro, Caramoor’s Rising Stars Series, Ravinia, Prussia Cove’s Open Chamber Music, Yellow Barn, Moab, Menuhin Festival Gstaad, Siete Lagos (Argentina), Frutillar (Chile), ChamberFest Cleveland, and with the Israeli Chamber Project.
Angela Park is an active soloist and chamber musician performing in North and South Americas, Europe, and East Asia. Notable appearances are solo concerts with the Philadelphia Orchestra and the Seoul Philharmonic, and chamber music appearances at the Marlboro, Verbier, and Ravinia Festivals. Angela has performed with Helsinki Baroque, Anne-Sophie Mutter on her Virtuosi European Tour, Incheon Philharmonic, and has returned to the Marlboro Music Festival, Prussia Cove Open Chamber Music, and Festival de los Siete Lagos in Argentina. She has been awarded the Silver Medal and SeongYawng Park Talent Award at the International Isang Yun Competition, in addition to prizes at the Stulberg International Competition and the Young Tchaikovsky Competition. She has collaborated with Leonidas Kavakos, Miriam Fried, Peter Wiley, Bruno Canino, Kim Kashkashian, and Richard Goode, and has also performed the concerto repertoire with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Seoul Philharmonic, KBS (Korean Broadcasting System) Orchestra, and the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra.