School of Music

Thrilling Season Finale



Thursday, March 28, 7:00p.m. A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall - Greenville
Friday, March 29, 8:00p.m. A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall - Greenville
Sunday, March 31, 3:00p.m. Hayes Barton United Methodist Church - Raleigh


Robert Schumann's Piano Quintet in E-Flat Major, Op. 44
Edward Elgar's Quintet in A Minor for Piano and String Quartet, Op. 84


Adam Neiman, piano 

Nominated for a Grammy Award, Neiman has performed as soloist with the Chicago, Minnesota and National symphony orchestras. He has appeared in the PBS documentary film “Playing for Real,” was a winner of the Gilmore Young Artist Award and a recipient of an Avery Fisher Career Grant. Neiman is a two-time winner of Juilliard’s Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition and is assistant professor of piano at the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University. 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, Vancouver, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tel Aviv and Helsinki, and performed at the Casals, Storioni, Bard and Bravo! Vail festivals. He has recorded for the Bridge and Kleos labels and 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

Ani Kavafian 

Violinist Ani Kavafian enjoys a prolific career as a soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician. She has performed with virtually all of America’s leading orchestras, including the New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra, Cleveland Symphony Orchestra, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, and many others. She is a renowned chamber musician, and has performed with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center since 1979.View Full Bio

 Xiao-Dong Wang, viola Artistic Director and founding member of Concertante, Wang entered the Shanghai Conservatory of Music at the age of ten and won the Yehudi Menuhin International Violin Competition and the Wieniawski-Lipinski International Violin Competition by the age of fifteen. He has performed as soloist with the Royal Philharmonic, the Sydney Opera and the Shanghai Symphony orchestras, and has appeared at Lincoln Center and the Kennedy Center. View Full Bio
Colin Carr, cello 

Winner of the Naumburg International Competition and the Gregor Piatigorsky Memorial Prize, Carr has appeared as soloist with the Royal Concertgebouw, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, and the orchestras of Chicago, Los Angeles and Philadelphia. He was a member of the Golub-Kaplan-Carr trio, has performed with the Guarneri and Emerson quartets, and has appeared at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Carr is on the cello faculty at Stony Brook University. View Full Bio