Oberlin Trio closes curtain on Guest Concert Series

The final performance in Dominican’s 2009-10 Guest Concert Series was Sunday, March 21, when the Oberlin Trio – pianist Haewon Song, violinist David Bowlin and Amir Eldan on the cello – continued the prestigious Oberlin tradition of excellence.

The Sunday concerts were held at Angelico Concert Hall on the Dominican campus. It was the ninth season for the event, which is part of the Expressions series sponsored by the Department of Music and Performing Arts at Dominican.

Internationally renowned David Tanenbaum, one of the top master classical guitarists in the world, performed February 21 at Angelico in the Guest Concert Series. Tanenbaum presented a solo recital and perform in a quintet including guitarists Thomas Viloteau and Paul Psarras, bassist Scott Pingle and Peter Wyrick on the cello.

Acclaimed concert pianist June Choi Oh, a faculty member at Dominican and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, appeared with violinist Florin Parvulescu, cellist Amos Yang and David Neuman on the clarinet, all members of the San Francisco Symphony, for a Chamber Concert on January 24.

Oh, who received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the renown Juilliard School, also performed on December 6, 2009 as part of Tilden Trio with former Juilliard schoolmates violinist Sarn Oliver and Wyrick.

One of the world’s premier ensembles, the Alexander String Quartet, appeared at Angelico on September 20, 2009. Oh took part in the special performance with violinists Zakarias Grafilo and Frederick Lifsitz, violist Paul Yarbrough and cellist Sandy Wilson. The ASQ is celebrating its 28th anniversary.