Hoff-Barthelson Music School HB Artist Series presents violinist Eriko Sato


Friday, November 13, 2015
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm



Hoff-Barthelson Music School HB Artist Series presents violinist Eriko Sato

Sato and Fellow HBMS Faculty Members Perform an Evening of Chamber Music

Violinist Eriko Sato is the featured artist for the 2015-2016 Hoff-Barthelson Music School HB Artist Series on Friday, November 13, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. at the Greenville Community Church, 270 Ardsley Road, Scarsdale.

Joined by fellow faculty members Lani King Chang, violin, Chi-Chi Lin Bestmann and Naomi Graf, violas, and Michael Finckel, cello, the program includes Bohuslav Martinů’s Duo for Violin and Cello, No. 1, Gyӧrgy Kurtág’s String Quartet, Opus 28 and W. A. Mozart’s String Quintet in C minor, KV 406, scored for two violins, two violas and cello.

Admission to the recital is $18, $15 for seniors (65+) and free of charge to HBMS students and students 18 years of age and younger. Tickets to a series of three or ten recitals are available at a reduced rate. Tickets can be ordered any time by calling 914-723-1169 or emailing hb@hbms.org and are available for purchase at the door.

About Eriko Sato:
Eriko Sato is a leading violinist on the New York City chamber music scene and a co-concertmaster of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and the Orchestra of St. Luke’s. She made her solo debut at age 13 and has performed as soloist with orchestras in Louisville, San Francisco and Tokyo. Ms. Sato was the winner of the Tibor Varga International Competition, the Young Musicians Foundation Competition and three Japanese National Competitions. She has participated in the Mostly Mozart, Aspen, Sitka, Angel Fire, Gretna, Affinis and Kuhmo Music Festivals, and has appeared regularly with Bargemusic, Chamber Music Northwest, The American String Project, Music from Japan, Caramoor, Dobbs Ferry and the Washington Square Music Festivals. A founding member of the Aspen Soloists, Festival Chamber Music and Salon Chamber Soloists, she is also a member of the Elysium, Ecliptica, Strathmere and American Chamber Ensembles. Ms. Sato is an Affiliate Artist of Innovative Music Programs, a company that develops and implements creative ideas with people in the visual and performing arts the world over.

As a concertmaster of Orpheus, she appears on Deutsche Grammophon recordings, where her releases include Vivaldi’s Four-Violin Concerti and Handel’s Concerti Grossi, Op. 6. For MusicMasters, she appears with the St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble in the Bach Concerti and the chamber music of Hindemith and Beethoven. Her latest releases are Allen Shawn’s string quartet Sleepless Night and Mozart Flute Quartets on Albany Records. She has also recorded for Vanguard, Delos, Elysium and Grenadilla labels and has been featured on CBS News Sunday Morning. Ms. Sato has taught at Queens College and the Aspen Music Festival and is currently a faculty member of Bennington Chamber Music Conference, Amateur Musicians Project, Hoff-Barthelson Music School and the Mannes College of Music Preparatory and Extension Divisions, where she teaches violin and chamber music. Her first duo CD with her husband, pianist David Oei, titled Five Not-So-Easy Pieces is available on their Prestissimo label.

About the HB Artist Series:
Hoff-Barthelson Music School’s teaching faculty includes many preeminent performers who hold chairs in prominent New York orchestras, are members of world-class chamber ensembles, and are in international demand as solo artists. Our superb faculty has contributed to the Music School’s national recognition for unsurpassed leadership in music education and performance. Hoff-Barthelson is proud to present these distinguished performers on its annual HB Artists Series. Held in Scarsdale, these recitals guarantee riveting music making of the highest caliber, in an intimate setting, at prices far below those in New York’s major concert halls.

The 2015-2016 HB Artist Series, features nineteen recitals by faculty members in solo performance or with chamber ensembles composed of other faculty members and guest artists.

About Hoff-Barthelson Music School:
One of Westchester County’s most cherished and active cultural resources, Hoff-Barthelson Music School has achieved national recognition as a premier community music school for its unsurpassed leadership in education, performance and outreach for more than half a century.

The HB Artist Series is made possible, in part, by ArtsWestchester with support from Westchester County Government, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

For additional information: 914-723-1169, hb@hbms.org, www.hbms.org.

Event Location and Ticket Information

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Greenville Community Church
270 Ardsley Road
Scarsdale, New York 10583
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Friday, November 13, 2015
Times: 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Ticket pricing:
Free event
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Presenter: Hoff-Barthelson Music School
Presenter Phone: 914-723-1169
Presenter Website: http://www.hbms.org

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