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Faculty Recital: Kirsten Yon, violin

Thursday, April 4, 2024

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Moores School of Music is proud to present a recital by Professor of Violin, Dr. Kirsten Yon.

Bach: Double Violin Concerto with Mann-Wen Lo and student orchestra

Shostakovich: Piano Quintet, Op. 57 with Mann-Wen Lo, Wayne Brooks, Eunghee Cho & Brian Suits

Dr. Kirsten Yon is Associate Professor of Violin and Head of the String Division at the University of Houston Moores School of Music.  Her active solo career includes recital engagements and masterclasses throughout the United States (including Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall), Brazil, Czech Republic, England, South Korea, Honduras, Mexico, Germany, France, Iceland, and Norway.  Previously on the faculty of Texas Tech University, Yon additionally taught for many years at the Interlochen Center for the Arts, the International Music Academy Pilsen (Czech Republic), the Nathan Schwartzman String Festival (Uberlândia, Brazil), and the Cambridge International String Academy (England). She toured Brazil with the Botticelli String Quartet and pianist Cristina Capparelli Gerling, traveling to Curitiba, Florianopolis, and performing several concerti with the Orquestra de Câmara Theatro São Pedro in Porto Alegre (Brazil). The winner of multiple competitions, Yon received outstanding accolades for her performances as a concert soloist, chamber musician, and for her concerto appearances.

To learn more about Dr. Yon and her accomplishments, please visit: https://uh.edu/kgmca/about/admin/bios/yon-kirsten.php


Kirsten Yon
Dudley Recital Hall University of Houston