Friday, November 3rd, 2017
PROJECT Trio is a passionate, high energy chamber music ensemble comprised of three virtuosic composer/performers from Brooklyn, New York. The Trio was forged out of a collective desire to draw new and diverse audiences by performing high energy, top quality music. Using social media to broaden their reach beyond the concert stage and classroom, the Trio has its own YouTube channel, which has over 80 million views and 96,000 subscribers, making PROJECT Trio one of the most watched instrumental ensembles on the internet.
Friday, March 16th, 2018
Naomi Yamaguchi is 13 years old and began playing piano at age four and won her first competition at the Albion College Piano Competition when she was six. She has won 1st Prizes in the Metropolitan Detroit Musicians League Young Artist Competition, Chopin Youth Piano Competition and National Federation of Music Composition Competition. Her composition was introduced at “An Evening with American Composers.” Naomi was the youngest winner of the James Tatum Foundation’s Millennium Arts Scholars and the youngest pianist to receive the Doreen Wessell Taylor Piano Award. She has performed twice at Carnegie Hall.
Friday, May 4th, 2018
“Ashu’s clear pleasure in performing was infectious…he turned on the showmanship, darting his body left and right to the music, beseeching the heavens with tear-bright eyes and emoting like a pro…Ashu milked every last drop of feeling out of the music. There was never any doubt about his remarkable virtuosity or his easy, natural sense of phrasing, both displayed to perfection.” Washington Post