Events Calendar

10th Annual Gene Yevich Memorial Concert with Kako Miura

Friday, 04 May, 2018

Friday, May 4, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
featuring Kako Miura, violin (with an appearance by the University of Scranton String Orchestra)
Houlihan McLean Center at The University of Scranton, Admission FREE, open to the public
This concert, in celebration of the memory of former Scranton Superintendent of Fires Gene Yevich and sponsored by Former Mayor Dave Wenzel and his wife Janet, features acclaimed young violinist Kako Miura. Miura is currently pursuing her Master of Music degree in Violin Performance on a full scholarship to the prestigious Colburn Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles, where she is a student of Robert Lipsett, Colburn’s Jascha Heifetz Distinguished Violin Chair. She is also an active member of the classical contemporary music ensembles Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra and Aeon Ensemble. Kako was invited to participate in the National Arts Centre’s Young Artists Program in Ottawa (where she studied with Pinchas Zuckerman and Patina Kopec) and The Aspen Music Festival, and was a 2016 participant in the Heifetz International Music Institute Ashkenasi Kirshbaum Chamber Music Seminar, and the Taos School of Music chamber music program in 2017. She earned her undergraduate degree from The Juilliard School as a student of Masao Kawasaki, has received numerous prestigious awards in both Australia and the United States, and has had both solo and chamber music performances at such distinguished venues as Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall, Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall and Zankel Hall, the Sydney Opera House, and the Aspen Music Festival. 


Cheryl Y. Boga

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Houlihan-McLean Center, Aula

342 Jefferson Avenue
Scranton, PA 18510