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February 26th, 2017

Have Pianist, Will Travel

This has been the year of piano quintets - this season, we will perform quintets of Brahms, Dvorak, Dohnanyi and Saint-Saens for audiences from Alabama to Mexico.   One of our most frequent partners is our dear friend, Dr. William Ransom. Will is the head of the piano department at Emory University as well as the founder and artistic director of the Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta. He was the the guiding force behind our move to Atlanta in 2006, and designed our Emory residency with the goal to integrate us with all aspects of the university community.  For his visionary work, Will was recently named one of Musical America's Professionals of the Year, an annual compilation of leaders in artistic innovation both within their communities and across the nation. To read the complete article, please click here.
     We look forward to diving into these fantastic quintets, and hope to see you at an upcoming performance!


Cheers!
Elizabeth, Jessica, Yinzi and Guang

On February 5th, 2017, Emory University welcomed its twentieth president, Claire E. Sterk. We were honored to add our own touch to the celebration, performing the final movement of Beethoven's Quartet in C, Op. 59 No. 3 at the inauguration ceremony.  
Even before the inauguration ceremony, we joined the wider Emory community in greeting our new president though participation in a video .  We participated in a video where we described President Sterk in three words.  Our choice? "Collaborate in Harmony." To watch the complete video, please click here.

Upcoming Events

March 3rd, 2017
Quartets of Beethoven and David Kirkland Garner in Sewanee, TN
For more information, click here,

March 5th, 2017
Quartets of Beethoven and David Kirkland Garner in Brasstown, NC
For more information, click here

March 17th and 19th, 2017
Piano Quintets of Dohnanyi, Brahms, Dvorak and Saint-Saens with pianist William Ransom in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.
For more information, please click here.

March 30th and 31st, 2017
Performance and Masterclass at Agnes Scott College, Atlanta
For more information, please click here.
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