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NYC: Zarin Mehta Fellows Chamber Music Concert and Reception with Students from The Shepherd School of Music

Monday, May 07, 2018 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Merkin Concert Hall
129 West 67th Street
Between Broadway and Amsterdam
New York, NY 10036

Join fellow Owls in New York for an evening of great music as we support six Rice students who are accompanying members of the New York Philharmonic.
7 p.m. performance
Reception to follow

Thie cost is free to Rice alumni and guest. Register by Monday, April 30th to attend.

The concert is part of the New York Philharmonic Global Academy Fellowship Program, a new approach to preparing the next generation of world-class musicians for successful careers. The Shepherd School is the first U. S. conservatory program to partner with the New York Philharmonic in this innovative initiative. The six Rice students were selected by audition to take lessons, rehearse and play alongside New York Philharmonic musicians as Zarin Mehta Fellows. The 2018 fellows are violinist Chloe Yeseul Gam, bassist Andrew Keller, cellist Andrew Laven, violist Samuel Pedersen, violist Erica Schwartz, and violinist Siyu Zhang.


Enjoy a post-concert reception where you’ll have the chance to meet these up-and-coming talents and talk with Robert Yekovich, dean of The Shepherd School of Music. The Shepherd School students will be performing May 3-5 and 8 alongside the New York Philharmonic, read more here.


Limit two RSVPs per household. You must include the first and last names of all guests when registering. Reservations will be held at the door. Questions about this free concert may be directed to alumni@rice.edu. We’ll see you there!