The summer Chamber Music Workshop has been canceled for 2017. We look forward to offering it again in the summer of 2018.
Kumi Uyeda received her master’s degree in piano from the Manhattan School of Music in New York City and has also studied the Taubman technique. She has performed solo and chamber music concerts in the Western Art and World music genres, and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in ethnomusicology at UCSC and is a member of the ZaSu Trio.
Violinist Cynthia Baehr is Concertmaster of the Opera San Jose and San Jose Chamber Orchestras. An avid chamber musician, she has performed in many different recitals and venues throughout the world. Cynthia is devoted to Music Education, dividing her time as Music Director of Santa Cruz Chamber Strings, a full studio of private students and coaching student chamber groups in the Santa Cruz and SF Bay Area.
Eleanor Angel is a member of Symphony Silicon Valley and Principal Viola of the San Jose Chamber Orchestra. She has performed with Pasadena Chamber Orchestra, Bay Chamber Orchestras; the former San Jose Symphony, Honolulu Symphony, and San Francisco Symphony; and the Opera companies of West Bay, San Jose and San Francisco. Ms. Angel has participated in the Music Festivals at Tanglewood, Yale-Norfolk, Prussia Cove- England, Trogen-Switzerland, Perugia and Siena-Italy, as well as the Music in the Mountains Festival, Desert Foothills Musicfest, Midsummer Mozart Festival, the Monterey Jazz Festival and the Cabrillo Festival.
She is a founding member of the Sunrise Quartet and the Pegasus Quartet, and currently plays for the San Francisco Symphony’s Adventure in Music Program-Madrone Quartet.
Eleanor’s solo performances include; Flos Campi and Thomas Tallis Themes by Vaughn Williams, Trauermusik by Hindemith, the G Major and the Double Concertos by Telemann, the Brandenberg Concertos No. 3 and 6 by Bach, the Simphonia Concertante by Mozart, and Transluencies by Barton.
In addition to having a full studio of violin and viola students, Eleanor is the past Assistant Director of the de Veritch Institute for Viola, and the Founder/past President of the Northern California Viola Society.
Eleanor Angel received her Bachelors degree from Indiana University, under Georges Janzer, followed by a year of private study with William Primrose. She earned her Master’s degree from the Eastman School of Music, under Atar Arad.