555 Lerner Hall, Columbia University
Music Performance Program
Magdalena Stern-Baczewska, Director
Solomiya Ivakhiv Master Class
March 5th, 2015, 3-5 PM
555 Lerner Hall
The event is free and open to the public.
Dr. Solomiya Ivakhiv has quickly earned a reputation for performing with "distinctive charm and subtle profundity" (Daily Freeman, New York) and "crystal clear and noble sound" (Culture and Life, Ukraine). Known as chamber musician and soloist, she has appeared at prestigious music festivals such as Tanglewood, Verbier, and Embassy Series, Musique de Chambre a Giverny (France), Prussia Cove (England), the Banff Centre and Ottawa Chamber Fest (Canada) and performed with renowned artists Joseph Silverstein, Gary Graffman, Roberto Diaz, Steven Isserlis, Philip Setzer, and Gil Kalish. In the 2014-2015 concert season, Ms. Ivakhiv will appear at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall in two separate concerts, the Kaufman Music Center's Merkin Concert Hall, and Charleston Symphony Orchestra's chamber music series. She will perform in other notable venues in Chicago, Philadelphia, Hartford, Las Vegas, Ontario, and Ukraine.
As soloist in the United States, Ms. Ivakhiv has performed with the International Symphony and Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra (Michigan), Henderson Symphony (Las Vegas), Londontowne Symphony (Maryland), Orchestra of Southern Utah, and the Civic Orchestra of New Haven. As international soloist, Ms. Ivakhiv has performed extensively in her native Ukraine with the Lviv Philharmonic (debut at age 12), Virtuozy Lvova, and the Ukrainian National Symphony. In China, she appeared with the Hunan Symphony Orchestra.