Sunday, May 10, 2015
Time: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Location: Saratoga High School, Music Department - Choir Room
Matthew Young joined the San Francisco Symphony viola section in 2012. A former member of the Minnesota and Cleveland Opera Orchestras, he has also has performed with the Boston Symphony, London Philharmonic, Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, and was recently guest principal violist with the Vancouver Symphony. Winner of the Grand Prize in the Fischoff Chamber Music Competition as a member of the Verklarte Quartet, he was also awarded the Robert Vernon Prize in viola performance and the 2007 McKnight Fellowship for Performing Musicians. His festival appearances include Aspen, Banff, Festival Mozaic, The New York String Orchestra Seminar, Sarasota, Sommerfest, Sun Valley, Tanglewood, and Yellow Barn, among others.
Young is also active as an educator, having taught and coached at the National Orchestral Institute, San Francisco Academy Orchestra, Stanford University Symphony, Stanford Youth Orchestra, and other music schools. He attended the Cleveland Institute of Music, University of Kentucky, and Yale School of Music and was a student of Robert Vernon, principal violist of the Cleveland Orchestra.
This masterclass is open to the public. FREE ADMISSION. Limited spots available.