News

May-22-2018 •

Karen is a remarkable chamber musician who shares the passion for string quartets, new music, education and community. She has appeared as a guest musician with the Jaspers frequently over the past season and the Quartet is excited to welcome as a new member of the quartet a musician with whom they have established a dynamic chemistry.

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Mar-26-2018 •

On the 137th anniversary of the composer's birth, the Bartók-Pásztory Award honors a performer and composer who carry on the spirit and legacy of Bartok and of Hungarian music.

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Mar-6-2018 •

24 year old VC Young Artist Timothy Chooi from Canada has been awarded 1st prize at the 2018 Schadt String Competition – in Allentown, United States.

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Daniel Weeks
Tenor
American tenor Daniel Weeks is enjoying a varied career that encompasses opera and orchestral performances, recitals and recordings. His 2017-18 season currently includes soloist in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the Augusta Symphony Orchestra and the leading role in Luigi’s Nono’s one-act opera, Intolleranza, with the American Symphony Orchestra. Recent season engagements include Belmonte in a concert version of Mozart’s Die Entführung aus dem Serail with the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra, Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde with the Princeton University Orchestra, the world-premiere concert staging of Gregory Vajda’s opera Georgia Bottoms: A Modern Opera of the South with the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the Bozeman and Chattanooga symphonies, Handel’s Messiah with the Orquesta Sinfónica Naciónal de Mexico; concert performances and a new recording of Mozart’s Requiem with the Winter Park Bach Festival, and Elijah with the South Dakota Symphony.