March 19
4:00 PM

Violin Master Class


March 19, 2019 4:00 PM

Violin Master Class

Julian Rhee, violin

Come experience Eugene Symphony guest violinist, 18-year-old violin prodigy, Julian Rhee as he works with three local violin students in a public coaching setting. Watch and listen as these students’ performances instantly transform under his guidance in front of your eyes and ears!

Violinist Julian Rhee has been establishing himself as a prominent musician and performer across the United States. An avid soloist, Julian made his Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra debut at age eight, and has gone on to perform with orchestras all over the world including the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. A 2018 Presidential Scholar in the arts, Julian performed at the John F. Kennedy Center, and received his medal at the White House. This past summer, Julian was the recipient of the Dorothy Richard Starling Foundation Scholarship, and was named the winner of the Aspen Music Festival. See his winning performance here: Julian Rhee, age 17, plays Saint-Saëns Violin Concerto No.3

Master Class Repertoire & Participants:

  • Bruch: Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor, Op. 26           
    I. Vorspiel: Allegro moderato
    Malaya Lockwood, violin
  • Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 4 in D major, K. 218           
    I. Allegro
    Emma Clarke, violin

  • Bruch: Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor, Op. 26           
    I. Vorspiel: Allegro moderato
    Owen McCoy, violin

Julian Rhee performs the Brahms Violin Concerto on March 21st

“I’m thrilled to have one of the most promising young violinists of our time on stage here in Eugene. Julian Rhee and I have worked together over the past four years and I have loved watching him bring his dazzling virtuosity, sensitive artistry and genuine joy to each of his performances. His masterful musicianship will leave the audience in awe.”

– Francesco Lecce-Chong, Eugene Symphony Music Director & Conductor

Julian Rhee will perform the Brahms Violin Concerto with the Eugene Symphony on Thursday, March 21. Student tickets available for $10 here.

Questions: Please contact Education & Community Engagement Director Katy Vizdal at [email protected] or 541.687.9487 x 1116

This Master Class is part of the Laura Avery Visiting Masters Series

LOCATION: The Studio at The Hult Center


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