School of Music

From the Homeland



Thursday, November 8, 7:00p.m. - A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall - Greenville
Friday, November 9, 8:00p.m. - A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall - Greenville
Sunday, November 11, 3:00p.m. - Hayes Barton United Methodist Church - Raleigh


Ludwig van Beethoven's Piano Trio in B-Flat Major, Op. 11 
Arno Babadjanian's Piano Trio in F-Sharp Minor
Antonin Dvorak's Piano Trio No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 90 "Dumky"


Ieva, Jokubaviciute, piano 

A recipient of a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship, Lithuanian pianist Jokubaviciute made her Chicago Symphony debut at the Ravinia Festival in 2005, and in 2009 her piano trio, Trio Cavatina, won the Naumburg International Chamber Music Competition. She has performed at Carnegie Hall, London’s Wigmore Hall and Washington, D.C.’s Kennedy Center and appeared at the Four Seasons, Ravinia, Marlboro and Caramoor festivals. Jokubaviciute is currently assistant professor of piano at Shenandoah Conservatory.  View Full Bio


Founder and Artistic Director of the Four Seasons Chamber Music Festival, Gregorian made his New York recital debut at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall and his debut as soloist with the Boston Pops Orchestra. He has appeared in cities throughout the world including Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tel Aviv and Helsinki, and has performed as a member of the Daedalus Quartet and Concertante. Gregorian is a member of the Cooperstown Quartet and is Distinguished Professor of Violin at East Carolina University. View Full Bio

Zvi Plesser, cello 

Cellist Zvi Plesser has performed as soloist with the Israel Philharmonic, the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, the National Symphony Orchestra. the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra and the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra with conductors Zubin Mehta, Sir Neville Marriner and David Stern. Plesser has participated at the Four Seasons, Marlboro, Cervantino, and Lapland festivals and currently serves on the cello faculty at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance. View Full Bio

Zvi, Ara, Ieva