Events Calendar


Violin Masterclass

Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 2pm
Hillman Performance Hall, Westminster Choir College

Rachel Barton Pine playing a violin in front of a large masonry wall.The Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) continues its masterclass partnership with Westminster Conservatory of Music, the community music school of Westminster College of the Arts of Rider University, with a PSO BRAVO! masterclass featuring violin virtuoso Rachel Barton Pine.

Violin students from area schools will benefit from Ms. Pine’s experiences as both a performer and respected teacher as she works with them to prepare repertoire at this public coaching session.

While applications for the masterclass are no longer being accepted, observation of the violin masterclass is open to the general public with ticketed reservation. 



Alexia Fang faces the camera, holding her violin under her right arm.Alexia Fang
Grade 6 – Montgomery Lower Middle School
Violin Teacher: Takuya Horiuchi

Camille Saint-Saëns – Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Op.28

Alexia started violin at age 5. At age 6, she was admitted into Precollege of Manhattan School of Music. She previously studied with Ms. Maria Radicheva, and now studies with Takuya Horiuchi. Alexia also plays piano under the guidance of Mr. Hanbo Liu.


Joanna_Peters_Joanna Peters
Grade 8, Randolph Middle School
Violin Teacher: Khullip Jeung

G.B. Viotti – Concerto No. 22, III: Agitato assai

Joanna studies violin with Khullip Jeung at Mannes Prep. She started learning the violin at age 5 under Aimee Briant. She was the concertmaster of the 2018 NJ All State Intermediate Orchestra, and she plays in the New Jersey Youth Symphony.



Henry Zheng photoHenry Zheng
Grade 9, West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South
Violin Teacher: Nancy Wilson

J.S. Bach – Sonata No. 1 in G Minor, Fuga (Allegro)

Henry has been playing the violin since age five and currently studies with Nancy Wilson. He was a winner of the NJMTA Young Musicians Competition and serves as assistant concertmaster with the Philadelphia Young Artists Orchestra.



Raymond Jin photoRaymond Jin
Grade 10, West-Windsor-Plainsboro High School North
Violin Teacher: Daniel Cheng
Fritz Kreisler – Praeludium and Allegro

Raymond made it past the pre-screening stage at Juilliard Pre-College. He was the 3rd place violinist in the New Jersey All-State Intermediate Orchestra. He actively plays at senior centers and local events to bring the joy of music to the community.



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