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From Bach to Bozza: A trio of student string quartets prepare to perform in town

An Interlochen Arts Academy string quartet records in the Music Center in preparation for a concert at the City Opera House as a part of the Interlochen In Town series
An Interlochen Arts Academy string quartet records in the Music Center in preparation for a concert at the City Opera House as a part of the Interlochen In Town series

Three string quartets from Interlochen Arts Academy will be performing at the City Opera House in Traverse City tonight, Friday, Nov. 11 at 8 p.m. as a part of the new Interlochen in Town series.

This concert, "The Art of Chamber Music from Bach to Bozza," will be a presentation of classical chamber music showcase from Interlochen students and faculty.

Kate visited the Music Center on Interlochen's campus to meet the musicians and hear the three Haydn string quartets they'll be performing at the concert.

The first quartet is made up of Charlotte Fong from Hong Kong,
Winter Wu from Beijing, China, Lily Wodzisz from Grosse Pointe, MI and Cecelia McVicker from Centerburg, OH. They will be performing Haydn's String Quartet Opus 74, No. 3.

The second quartet will perform Haydn's String Quartet Opus 76 No. 4 and features musicians Jee Won Lee from Glastonbury, CT, Alice Song from Toronto, Ontario, Bailey Rickman from Southport, NC and Griffin Jones from Taylors, SC.

(From L to R) Quartet 3: Ari Han, Jane Finlayson-Fife, Greyson Geisness, Owen Aycock
(From L to R) Quartet 3: Ari Han, Jane Finlayson-Fife, Greyson Geisness, Owen Aycock

Ari Han from Harrisonburg, VA, Jane Finlayson-Fife from Winnetka, IL, Greyson Geisness from Clearwater, FL and Owen Aycock from Lubbock, TX will perform String Quartet Op. 76 No. 5 as the third quartet.

Tickets to this Interlochen in Town concert are available online through the City Opera House.

This episode of In Studio A was hosted by Kate Botello.

Instead of the usual recording in IPR's Studio A, today's recording took place in the Interlochen Center for the Arts Music Center. These recordings were engineered by IPR's Kelley DiPasquale.

Emily Duncan Wilson is IPR's Digital Content Manager.

Kate Botello is a host and producer at Classical IPR.