ceraso gallery presents

spring cello fest

     lisa lancaster            susan yun        cecillia lo-chien kao

sunday, may 14th, 2017  4:00 pm

Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major                                                                   Johann Sebastian Bach
              Cello Suite No. 3 in C Major       
    Lisa Lancaster, cello
Pezzo Capriccioso                                                                               Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Variations on a Rococo Theme
Susan Yun, cello
Cecilia Lo-Chien Kao, piano

donations accepted

Susan Yun

Susan Yun joined the Colorado Symphony Orchestra during the 2014-2015 season. She completed her doctorate degree as a student of soloist Colin Carr. During her studies, she was a substitute with the New York Philharmonic and made her Aldeburgh Festival debut . Ms. Yun has been a participant of the London Masterclasses and has participated in the Tanglewood Music Center, Pacific Music Festival, Lucerne, Norfolk, Britten-Pears, and Banff Festivals. She has performed as principal of the Sarasota Orchestra, guest assoc. principal of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, and as soloist with the New World Symphony. A native of Boston, Ms. Yun began her studies at age four. She was a featured soloist of her youth orchestra's tour of England/Ireland, receiving headlining reviews of being "just enchanting" by the Birmingham Post. She went on to receive degrees from Northwestern University with honors and the Cleveland Institute of Music as a student of Hans Jorgan Jensen and Desmond Hoebig.

Lisa Lancaster

Cellist Lisa Lancaster has concertized throughout the United States with the Amabile Piano Quartet, Alexander Schneider's Brandenburg Ensemble, Musicians From Marlboro and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. She has appeared in many of the country's major concert halls, including Lincoln Center, Symphony Hall in Boston, Orchestra Hall in Chicago and over a dozen times at Carnegie Hall in New York.
Ms. Lancaster is a graduate of The Juilliard School, where she was recipient of the Crane Award for Outstanding Cellist. She has as well been a life long student of the healing arts and is a graduate of The Barbara Brennan School of Healing where she studied sound healing.
 Ms Lancaster plays a David Wiebe cello made especially for her in 2015.

Cecillia Lo-Chien Kao

Taiwanese Pianist Cecilia Lo-Chien Kao enjoys performing in a wide variety of settings, ranging from chamber music, opera and orchestral ensemble to choral music. She joined the collaborative staff of the prestigious Meadowmount School of Music, in Westport, New York, in the summer of 2015. She also worked as a staff accompanist at the Schwob School of Music at Columbus State University and the Townsend School of Music at Mercer University in Georgia, where she collaborated with students of the Robert McDuffie Center for Strings and earned an artist diploma in collaborative piano. In November 2016, she performed in Carnegie Weil Hall on a University of Colorado Boulder showcase. In February 2017, Ms. Kao was the collaborative pianist for the Lynn Harrell masterclass at the University of Wyoming Cello Festival. She performed with Bion Tsang on his newly released album “The Blue Rock Session” and at the CD release concert this March in Austin, Texas. Ms. Kao is currently pursuing her Doctor of Musical Arts in collaborative piano at the University of Colorado Boulder, where she was awarded a teaching assistantship. She studies with Margaret McDonald and Alexandra Nguyen.

  By Invitation Only

Please contact Chuck Ceraso at 303-898-3649

or by email: chuck@chuckceraso.com to receive an invitation