|* Looks like first staff on page 185 in the score belongs to Clarinets, not Oboes.
Praised for her “agile, pleasantly phrased voice” and “achingly pure” timbre
(Epoch Times), Gwyneth Campbell (b. 1999) is a promising young American
soprano. Gwyneth was awarded the AFAF 2013 Special Prize and performed in
the “Moscow Meets Friends” Festival sponsored by the Vladimir Spivakov
International Charity Foundation (Moscow, Russia). In June 2015, she was
invited to represent the AFAF at the Consulate General of the Russian Federation
in New York. In Spring 2015, she placed 3rd as the youngest prizewinner in the
2015 New York Lyric Opera National Vocal Competition, High School Division,
and sang in the winners' concert. After performing in Spring2014 with the New
York Concerti Sinfonietta by winning first prize in the “International Shining Stars
Competition” she was reengaged as a soloist for October, 2014 in Carnegie Hall.
She has performed four times with the Concert Festival Orchestra as a Grand Prix
winner. During Summer 2015, she was granted a scholarship by Concert Festival
to sing with the Orquestra Clássica do Centro in collaboration with "Uniao
Artistica de Alexander Ioffe” and to present a solo recital in Lisbon, Portugal.
During Summer 2014, she won a scholarship from Concert Festival to perform in
St. Petersburg, Russia, including a solo recital in the Rimsky-Korsakov Memorial
Museum. Gwyneth has performed at Carnegie's Weil Recital Hall 29 times as both
a soloist in piano and voice, as a winner of the American Fine Arts Festival
International Competitions (Regular Season, Russian Music, Golden Voices of
America, and Concerto), American Protégé International Vocal Competition,
American Protégé International Piano and Strings Competition, Music-Fest Rising
Talents Competition, and Concert Festival International Competition. She has also
performed at Cami Hall, Leiderkranz Foundation, German Cultural Center, Merkin
Hall, Rutgers University, Symphony Space, and the Curtis Institute. Between
2011-13 Gwyneth performed in Manhattan three times as an Omega Ensemble
Next Generation Artist. Gwyneth started piano lessons with her father,
international concert pianist, Jeffrey Campbell, at the age of 2 and was accepted at
age 12 as a student of Lorraine Nubar, Head of the Vocal Division, Juilliard Pre-
College. She now studies with Maria Lyudko, Honored Artist of Russia and Head
of the Vocal Department at the St. Petersburg Conservatory of Music, Russia, for
whom she first sang while in St. Petersburg.
Carrie Chen, 12, studies the piano with Michael Thomopoulos in New Jersey.
Carrie has won top prizes in many international competitions. She has already
concertized in Germany, Austria, Italy and Canada, locally appeared in Weill
Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, Rose Studio at Lincoln Center, Steinway
Hall, Engelman Hall, Rockport Shalin Liu Performance Center, Elizabeth Killian
Hall and Bergen Performing Art Center. Carrie has performed in Omega Ensemble’s
concerts of “Gift to the City Series” for 4 years as the “Next Generation Artist”.
Recently, she performed Mozart Piano Concerto in D minor with the Concert
Festival Orchestra as a Grand Prix winner. Carrie has taken master classes with
Professor Eduardus Halim of New York University, Professor Igor Lebedev,of St.
Petersburg Conservatory, Dr. Krystian Tkaczewski of Chopin International Piano
Competition in Harford, Dr. Ivona Kaminska,of Chopin Academy of Music, and
Director Tanya Schwartzman of Sharon Academy of Music.
Kailey Simons, age 9, started her musical studies at the age of 3, learning violin
under Carol Kushner, at the Music Institute of Long Island. With Carol Kushner’s
exceptional guidance, Kailey has won numerous awards and has performed at
Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center multiple times. Kailey made her debut at
Carnegie Hall at the age of 6. In 2015, Kailey was a Grand Prix Winner of the
Concert Festival International Music Competition, also a Grand Prix winner for
the Concerto Competition, and a recipient of the Summer Tour Scholarship to
Portugal. In addition to Violin, Kailey also plays the piano, speaks three languages
and is a competitive swimmer and gymnast.
Andrew Simons, age 8, started his musical studies at the age of 3, learning violin
under Carol Kushner, at the Music Institute of Long Island. Andrew started learning
piano at the age of 4, under Elena Basok and Alla Bell. With the extraordinary
guidance of all his instructors, Andrew has won numerous awards and has
performed at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center multiple times. Andrew made his
debut at Carnegie Hall at the age of 6. In 2015, Andrew was a Grand Prix Winner of
the Concert Festival International Music Competition for both violin and piano.
Andrew was also a Grand Prix Winner for the Concerto Competition, won the Gene
Maria Award, and was also a recipient of the Summer Tour Scholarship to
Gwyneth Campbell, sorpano -
G. Rossini - "Ah donate il caro sposo" (Il Signor Bruschino)
S. Rachmaninov-"How fare is this spot" Op.21 #7
S. Rachmaninoff-"In the silence of the misterious night" Op.4 #3
J.S. Bach - Prelude and Fugue D minor, BWV 851
C. Debussy - Estampes III. Jardins sous la pluie
not for piano masterclass
masterclass with S. Leiferkus
Maxim Larionov began violin studies at 5 under guidance of his father. At 6 he
entered Turku conservatory in Finland where he studies with professor Araik
Resian. Maxim is a member of Turku Cathedral boy choir and performs regularly in
concerts also as a violin soloist. In 2014 he had taken part in Vilmos Szabadi violin
masterclass, performed in Concert Festival Winners' Gala at Carnegie Hall and
played Vivaldi's Concerto in A minor with the Turku conservatory chamber
orchestra conducted by Jukka Perksalo. Since autumn 2014 Maxim also studies at
Rimsky-Korsakov music school in Saint-Petersburg and has been selected for the
children's Tchaikovsky Competition. Despite his young age, Maxim Larionov has
performed at important concert venues in Turku, Saint-Petersburg and New-York.