Four people standing apart
Madeline Island Chamber Music

American Quartet plays Beethoven and Ravel

Date: Fri Jul 16 2021

Time: 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Location: Madeline Island Chamber Music

Room: The Clubhouse

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Madeline Island Chamber Music is pleased to present American String Quartet in concert on Madeline Island.

American Quartet
Peter Winograd, violin
Laurie Carney, violin
Daniel Avshalomov, viola
Wolfram Koessel, cello

String Quartet No. 14 in C-sharp Minor, Opus 131

Ludwig van Beethoven

Adagio ma non troppo e molto espressivo
Allegro molto vivace
Allegro moderato
Andante ma non troppo e molto cantabile
Presto
Adagio quasi un poco andante
Allegro

String Quartet in F Major

Maurice Ravel

Allegro moderato
Assez vif, très rythmé
Très lent
Vif et agité

Peter holding a violin

Peter Winograd joined the American String Quartet in 1990. He gave his first solo public per­for­mance at the age of 11, and at age 17 he was accepted as a scholar­ship student of Dorothy DeLay at The Juilliard School. Recognized early as an ex­cep­tion­ally prom­is­ing young artist, Winograd was a top prize winner in the 1988 Naumburg Inter­na­tional Violin Competition. He then made his New York debut to critical acclaim and has since appeared as a guest soloist with numerous orchestras and in recital across the country and abroad, including annual collaborative performances with cellist Andrés Díaz at the Florida Arts Chamber Music Festival. In 2002 Winograd performed the Sibelius Violin Concerto with the Hartford Symphony; his father, Arthur Winograd, was the featured guest conductor.

Winograd has been a mem­ber of the violin and chamber music faculties of the Manhattan School of Music and the Aspen Music School (where the American is Quartet-in-Residence) since 1990. Born into a gifted musical family, Winograd began his studies with his parents. His mother was a pro­fes­sion­al pianist, and his father was the founding cellist of the Juilliard Quartet and a conductor of the Hartford Symphony in Hartford, Connecticut, where Winograd grew up. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Juilliard. His wife, violinist Caterina Szepes, is a reg­u­lar participant in the Marlboro Festival and a member of the Metropolitan Opera Or­ches­tra.

His violin is by Giovanni Maria del Bussetto (Cremona, 1675).

Laurie's headshot

A founding member of the American String Quartet, Laurie Carney holds the distinction of performing quartets longer than any other woman in this elite field. The ASQ began concertizing while she was still an undergraduate at Juilliard. Apart from the Quartet, she has per­formed trios with her husband, cellist William Grubb, and pianist Anton Nel; duos with violist Michael Tree; and as an ensemble partner to such artists as Isaac Stern, Pinchas Zukerman, Salvatore Accardo, Cho-Liang Lin, Joshua Bell, Yefim Bronfman, Misha Dichter, Ralph Kirshbaum, Alain Meunier, and Frederica von Stade. Carney’s concerto appearances include performing Mozart’s “Sinfonia Concertante” with the Bournemouth Symphony, Basque National Orchestra, and the Welsh National Orchestra. She gave the premiere of Gianpaolo Bracali’s “Fantasia for violin and piano”. Most recently, Robert Sirota composed his “Violin Sonata No. 2” for her, and in addition to performing the premiere last spring, she will record the work later this season. A faculty artist at the Aspen Music Festival and School since 1974 and the Manhattan School of Music since 1984, Carney has held teaching positions at the Mannes College of Music, Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University, University of Nebraska, University of Michigan, Shepherd School at Rice University, and the Taos School of Music. Her dedication to the development of young players brings frequent invitations to offer master classes, most recently in California, Colorado, Illinois, Michigan, and New Mexico. Carney is a member of a prodigious musical family: her father was a trumpeter and educator, her mother a concert pianist, and all three siblings are professional violinists. Her violin is by Carlo Tononi (Venice, 1720).

Daniel holding a viola

The Strad magazine hailed violist Daniel Avshalomov as “one of the finest occupants of that chair, both instrumentally and musically, of any quartet now active.” Avshalomov performs in recitals and collaborations and as a featured performer and concerto soloist at festivals across the country. Before joining the Quartet, Avshalomov served as principal violist for the Aspen, Tanglewood, and Spoleto festival orchestras, as well as for the Brooklyn Philharmonic, Opera Orchestra of New York, and American Composers Orchestra. He also was a founding member of the Orpheus Chamber Ensemble. A frequent guest artist with the Guarneri Quartet, he has performed with such groups as the Da Camera Society, Marin Music Fest, and La Musica di Asolo. He has shared the stage with Norbert Brainin (first violinist of the Amadeus Quartet), Misha Dichter, Bruno Giuranna (a founding member of I Musici), Maureen Forrester, the Juilliard and Tokyo quartets, and the Bolshoi Ballet (as solo violist). Avshalomov’s articles appear in Notes and Strings; he has edited several viola works for publication and contributed to ASTA’s Playing and Teaching the Viola. He has been the subject of two articles in The Strad magazine and one in Classical Pulse. Avshalomov developed a lecture-demonstration, “Inside Passages,” first presented to the New York Viola Society in 2000. He performed the world premiere of Giampaolo Bracali’s “Concerto per Viola”, which RAI has broadcast in Europe, and the American premiere of Alessandro Rolla’s “Esercizio 3”. On his CD, Three Generations Avshalomov, with pianists Robert McDonald and Pamela Pyle, Avshalomov performs works for viola and piano composed by his grandfather, father and brother. The CD was featured on NPR’s All Things Con­sidered. Avshalomov has been on the faculty of the Manhattan School of Music since 1984 and at the Aspen School since 1976. His viola is by Andrea Amati (Cremona, 1568).

Wolfram holding a cello

Since his critically acclaimed Carnegie Hall debut, cellist Wolfram Koessel has embarked on a diverse career as a soloist, recitalist and chamber musician, performing internationally in the world’s most distinguished concert halls. Strad magazine wrote of “the exceptionally attractive cello playing of Wolfram Koessel” who has established himself as a sought-after musician, performing concertos with the Jupiter Symphony, the New York Metamorphoses Orchestra (which he co-founded in 1994), Jerusalem Symphony, the Osaka Symphony, the Mannes Orchestra, and symphony orchestras in Stuttgart, Cordoba, Mendoza, Costa Rica, Iowa, and New York.

In 2006 Mr. Koessel joined the American String Quartet with whom he performs regularly at the Berlin Philharmonie, Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, Köln Philharmonic Hall, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Kimmel Center, among others.  He has performed with artists such as Rene Fleming, Richard Stolzman, Edgar Meyer, Menahem Pressler, Zakir Hussain, Ute Lemper, Sharon Kam, Jeremy Denk and many more.

He is on the cello and chamber music faculty at the Manhattan School of Music and also in residence at the Aspen Music Festival and the Great Wall Academy in China. He served as Music Director of the Mark Morris Dance Group from 2004-2008 and has toured extensively with the company, performing hundreds of concerts and world premieres with them worldwide.

Based in New York City, Mr. Koessel appears with a wide range of ensembles and chamber music groups such as Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and the New York Philharmonic. Upcoming performances in 2019/20 will lead Mr. Koessel to Japan, Germany, South America, Spain, Canada, Mexico, and across the United States. He is a founding member of the group Trio Ink, with violinist Yosuke Kawasaki and pianist Vadim Serebryani.

2021 Quartet Sponsorship

The Julius Quartet’s Emerging Artists Quartet-in-Residence experience is supported by Robert and Carolyn Nelson.

The Emerging Artists Quartet-in-Residence is a new program of Madeline Island Chamber Music and provides a comprehensive package of performances, teaching opportunities, and mentorship during five weeks on-site at Madeline Island Chamber Music, and one week in Minneapolis-St. Paul.

Madeline Island Chamber Music is very grateful to Bob and Carolyn for supporting the inaugural year of this program and this opportunity for the Julius Quartet.

Designated Multi-Year Scholarships and Fellowships

Art and Gail Edwards Fellowship
Established in 2015 by former Madeline Island Chamber Music Board member Jan Edwards and her sister Gail Danae Kasbi, the Art and Gail Edwards Fellowship provides Fellowship funding in memory of their parents who were longtime supporters of Madeline Island Chamber Music.

Edith Wells Bristol Scholarship Fund
The Edith Wells Bristol Scholarship was established to honor Edie Bristol, a longtime Board member and supporter of Madeline Island Chamber Music. Income from this restricted fund is used to provide scholarship aid to one or more deserving students.

Pace Woods Fellowship
Established in 2013 by the Pace Woods Foundation, whose mission is “to improve the lives and futures of individuals.” It was given in memory of Pace Woods and provides Fellowship funding for 2020-2022.

Pries/Hutchinson Scholarship Fund
Created by Constance Pries and her late husband James in memory of Frederick O. Hutchinson, their good friend and Madeline Island Chamber Music’s Board Chair in 1989, this fully-endowed scholarship fund provides full tuition, room, and board annually.

Private Foundation Fellowship
This anonymous foundation began funding an annual fellowship in 2014 while simultaneously contributing additional funds to fully endow it by 2024.

2021 Fellowships

Biebl Family Fellowship
Funded by Madeline Island Chamber Music Advisory Committee member Kathleen Biebl and her husband Anthony.

Jonathan Swartz Fellowship
Funded by MacPhail Center for Music Board member Linda Mack and her husband Warren in honor of Madeline Island Chamber Music’s artistic director Jonathan Swartz.

Vicki and Chip Emery Fellowship
Funded by MacPhail Center for Music Board member Chip Emery and his wife Vicki.

Thomas George Fellowship
Funded by the donors and supporters of MacPhail in honor of Madeline Island Chamber Music’s first executive director who established the program in 1985.

Bob and Carolyn Nelson Fellowship
Funded by former Madeline Island Chamber Music Board member Bob Nelson and his wife Carolyn.

Virginia K. Townley Fellowship
Funded by former Madeline Island Chamber Music Board member Thomas T. Rogers in memory of his mother, Virginia K. Townley.

Madeline Island Chamber Music provides more than half of our students with financial aid ranging from modest scholarship assistance to full Fellowships covering their entire program experience. We are grateful to our donors for their commitment to these Fellowships and scholarships.

Individual and Institutional Contributors

Madeline Island Chamber Music gratefully acknowledges the following individuals and institutions that made gifts to us, dating from prior to the cancelled 2020 season through June 1, 2021.

$20,000 and Above
Art and Gail Edwards Donor Advised Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
Anthony W. and Kathleen M. Biebl
Dorothy Richard Starling Foundation
Chip and Vicki Emery
Warren and Linda Mack
Bob and Carolyn Nelson
Sonja and Lowell Noteboom
Pace Woods Foundation
Private Foundation
Constance Pries
Thomas T. Rogers
Katherine and Douglas Skor

$10,000 to $19,999
Mark William Banks Trust
Estate of Edith W. Bristol
The Clinton Family Fund
Bob Davidson
Peter Havens
Ann and Terry Huntrods
Nancy Platt Jones and William Jones
MAHADH Fund of HRK Foundation
Caroline P. Marshall
CPM Legacy Fund of St. Paul Foundation
Tom Murtha and Stefanie Lenway
Mary J. Streitz
Virginia and Ed Stringer

$5,000-$9,999
The Dorsey & Whitney Foundation
Edward and Dawn Michael
Bethany and Christopher Owen
Robin Petty
Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

$2,000-$4,999
Susan and Paul Arneson
Gretchen and Mark W.* Banks
Fran Bly and Charles Hample
Ann and Bruce Christensen
Betty Jayne Dahlberg
Duluth-Superior Area Community Foundation
The Fredrikson & Byron Foundation
Leland and Bev Gehrke
Philip and Amy Goldman
Alex Haecker
Mary Louise and Patrick Irvine
John S. Winston Family Fund of the Minneapolis Foundation
Douglas R. Johnson
John Kaul and Gloria Gunville
Drs. Sidney and Lynne Levitsky
RBC Wealth Management
Elizabeth and James Ramsland
Mary Hulings Rice*
Peter and Sara Richter
Emily Skor and Sean Cairncross
Janet and Harvey Sternat
Marilyn and William Van Sant
Frederick and Eleanor Winston

$1,000-$1,999
Arts Midwest
Judith and Merrill Blau
Demaris Brinton and Theron O’Connor
Richard Chandler and Heidi Pankoke
Susan T. Chandler and Bruce McLellan
Maureen T. Curran
Dellwood Foundation Inc.
Jay Erstling and Pixie Martin
George and Judith Haecker
Marcia and Burke Henry
George and Pinny Kuckel
Leslie Livingston and David Miller
Kathleen McCartin and Andre Lewis
Polly G. O’Brien
Fred and Gloria Sewell
Gary Sherman
Brian and Nancy Siska

$500-$999
Anonymous
Tracy Bennett and Robert Bristol
Greg Bernstein
Keith and Barbara Clayton
Dorothy M. Dalquist
Missy and Dave Donkers
Energizer Holdings, Inc.
Kenneth Goldsmith
Carol and Edward Hancock
Dorothy Horns and James Richardson
Betsy Knode and James E. Newton
Magellan Cares Foundation
Lauren P. March
Paul Markwardt and Richard Allendorf
Sheila Merzer
Gregory J. O’Leary
Tracy Peterson
Barbara Pittman
Theresa and Theodore Priem
Connie and Lew Remele
Susan Saxl and Robert Kramer
Richard and Judith Schmidt
Charlie Stringer and Kristin Hahn Stringer
Paul A. Sturgul
Jonathan Swartz
Mark and Deb Swedberg
Annelise Swigert
Mr. and Mrs. James Wiltz

$250-$499
Lois Albrecht
Robert Alexander and Becky Stemper
Don Baur and Phebe Jensch
Ann P. Buran
James Burmeister
Kyle and Shelley Carpenter
Cindy and Michael Dalzell
Kari and Peter Davidson
Jane Emison
Rose Fahien
Donald H. Gray, Jr.
Ellen Jones and Bob McKlveen
Min-Jeong Koh
Joann and Don Leavenworth
Lucas Capital Management
Steven and Cynthia Mueller
Audrey and Rusty Nelson
Barbara and James Nendze
Dana and Kathy Noteboom
Robert and Jane Post
Katherine and Richard Rosenthal
Kathleen Russell
Pat and Judy Sebranek
Harvey and Nancy Smith
Marjorie J. Smith
1. Michael Streitz
Jean Thomson
Robin Trinko-Russell and Gary Russell
Peter Tropman and Virginia Graves
Tyson Family Charitable Fund of the American Endowment Foundation
Donna Woods and Dr. Jon Hinrichs

$100-$249
Paul Babcock
Judith and Terence Ball
Lucy Banta
David Bjork and Jeff Bengtson
Hans and Christina Bjornson
Susan and Sandy Boyd
Judith and Arnold Brier
Susan and Tom Brust
Laura Nash Campbell and Eric Johnson
Anne Carter
Cecil and Penny Chally
Sheila Coyle
Alice Dickinson
Mrs. Douglas Dillard
Michael and Marilyn Dunlap
Martha W. Edgar
Victoria Erhart
Susanne K. Gens
Debbie Giachini
Janice and Fritz Grutzner
Bob and Janet Hanafin
Susan Jane Hedman
Andra and Patricia Herriott
Nell Hillsley and Van Lawrence
Mary Abbe Hintz
Alan and Judith Hoffman
Drusilla Cagnoni and Alexander Jacobs
Larry Kaufmann
Catherine and Dennis Kilbane
Richard Killmer
Susan and Edward Korleski
Ms. Judy Lin
Margaret Longlet
Brook W. Martin
Richard and Mickey Martin
Meredith and Brian McCormick Jr.
Peter and Cheryl McMullen
Sheila Mitchell
Caroline and Greg Moore
David and Audrey Nelson
Ardelle Norgaard
Mary D. O’Brien
Gil Overson
Peter and Joni Petschauer
Kathleen and Gene Ramsay
Phyllis and Gary Reiman
Judeth Reinke
Sarah Renner
Russ and Karen Rubin
Barbara and Bob Scott
Pitnarry Shin and Kyu-Young Kim
Marc D. Smith
Carolyn P. Sneed
Cynthia Turecamo
Mary B. Virre
Maxine Wallin
Robert Webb
Zoe V. A. Wells
Philip H. Willkie
James Wittenberg and Pam Weiner
Evelyn S. Wright
Wilson Yates

$1-$99
Carole J. Anderson
Linda Schaars Barnes
Angela and Ralph Breeden
Peggy and Joseph Carver
Karen Ruedi Crowell and Mike Crowell
Yvonne Foster
Jeff Goldenberg
Katie Heilman
Miriam Hof
Joel and Linda Jackson
Dr. and Mrs. Kenneth N. Krutsch
Josh LaGrave
Josh Lavik
Howard Ledin
Gay J. Lindquist
Kathleen Lytle and Allen Hoglund
Dennis and Barbara McCann
Rebecca E. McDowell
Mr. and Mrs. Greg Miller
Sarah and Nile Norton
Allen and Gail Ofstehage
Dawn Olver
Peter M. Rogers
Abigail and Charlie Singleton
Ann and Willy Stern
Stanley Wai and Gayle Jorgens
Jessica S. Walker
Marty Vadis
Gingie Ward
Kelly Webb
Peggy and Richard Williams

Gifts in Honor Of

Edie Bristol
Leslie Livingston and David Miller

David J. Buran
Ann P. Buran

Thomas M. George
Mary Streitz

Marcia & Burke Henry
Phyllis and Gary Reiman

Ann Huntrods
Kathleen and Gene Ramsay

Linda Mack
Jay Erstling and Pixie Martin
Wilson Yates

Warren Mack
Wilson Yates

Thomas Murtha
Gregory J. O’Leary

Sonja and Lowell Noteboom
The Clinton Family Fund

Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Pittman
Barbara Pittman

Mary Hamel Scallen
Mary D. O’Brien

Dr. Irving Shapiro
Mary J. Streitz

Abbott Sherwin
Kathleen and Gene Ramsay

Isaac Sherwin
Kathleen and Gene Ramsay

Gifts in Memory Of

Mark W. Banks
Gay J. Lindquist
Katherine and Douglas Skor

Edie Bristol
Lucy Banta
Tracy Bennett and Robert Bristol
Angela and Ralph Breeden
Laura Nash Campbell and Eric Johnson
Anne Carter
Peggy and Joseph Carver
Mrs. Douglas Dillard
Yvonne Foster
Debbie Giachini
Larry Kaufmann
George and Pinny Kuckel
Leslie Livingston and David Miller
Lucas Capital Management
Lauren P. March
Brook W. Martin
Meredith and Brian McCormick Jr.
Peter and Cheryl McMullen
Mr. and Mrs. Greg Miller
Caroline and Greg Moore
Dawn Olver
Peter and Joni Petschauer
Robert and Jane Post
Judeth Reinke
Katherine and Douglas Skor
Cynthia Turecamo
Tyson Family Charitable Fund of the American Endowment Foundation
Mary B. Virre
Kelly Webb
Robert Webb
Peggy and Richard Williams

Michal Bristol
Leslie Livingston and David Miller

Marilyn Davidson
Kari and Peter Davidson
Howard Ledin

Marion C. Gray
Donald H. Gray, Jr.

William Griffith Harbison
Carol and Edward Hancock

Barbara Peet
Sarah Renner

James Pries
Dr. and Mrs. Arnold Brier
Barbara and James Nendze

Dr. Irving Shapiro
Jeff Goldenberg
Warren and Linda Mack

Janet Shapiro
Mary J. Streitz

*Deceased

Please excuse any errors or omissions that may have occurred during Madeline Island Chamber Music’s transition to MacPhail. If we have inadvertently omitted your name or listed it incorrectly, please accept our apology and contact Erika Malpass at malpass.erika@macphail.org.

 In-Kind Contributions

Dorsey & Whitney LLP / Mary Streitz, Esq. – Professional fees and meeting facilities
Family of Alice Cadotte – Lodging
Claire Givens Violins – Instrument loans
Lathrop GPM / Greg A. Larson, Esq. – Professional fees
Madeline Island Ferry Line – Transportation
Sylvan Design – Fountain maintenance
Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP – Meeting facilities
Mark and Ewa Weir – Lodging

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