School of Music


Thursday, November 16, 7:00p.m. A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall - Greenville
Friday, November 17, 8:00p.m. A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall - Greenville
Sunday, November 19, 3:00p.m. Hayes Barton UMC - Raleigh 


Johannes Brahms' Piano Quartet in A Major, Op. 26 
Antonín Dvořák’s Silent Woods, Op. 68
Gabriel Fauré’s Piano Quartet in G Minor, Op. 45


Adam Neiman, piano 

Nominated for a Grammy Award, Neiman has performed as soloist with the Chicago, Cincinnati, San Francisco, St. Louis, Houston, Indianapolis, Dallas, Minnesota and the National symphony orchestras. He has appeared in the PBS documentary film “Playing for Real” which aired worldwide, was a winner of the Gilmore Young Artist Award and a recipient of the Avery Fisher Career Grant. He has appeared at the Four Seasons, Seattle, Moritzburg, Belgrade, Vancouver and Bravo! Vail festivals, and is a two-time winner of Juilliard’s Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition. Neiman is Assistant Professor of Piano at the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University. View Full Bio

Axel Strauss, violin Winner of the 1998 Naumburg Violin Award, Strauss has performed as soloist with the Hamburg and New York Chamber Symphonies, the Seoul, Budapest and Bucharest Philharmonics, and has served as guest concertmaster of the Berlin Philharmonic and Montréal Symphony. He has appeared at the Library of Congress and Alice Tully Hall, at the Marlboro and Kammermusiktage Mettlach festivals, and with the Philharmonic Violins Berlin on tour in Japan. Strauss is on the violin faculty at McGill University in Montreal. 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


Peter Stumpf Cellist Peter Stumpf has performed with the chamber music societies of Boston and Philadelphia and at the Marlboro and Sante Fe chamber music festivals. He has appeared as soloist with the Boston Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic and Philadelphia Orchestra and was previously the principal cellist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Stumpf is a member of the Johannes String Quartet and the Weiss-Kaplan-Stumpf Trio and is currently professor of cello at Indiana University. View Full Bio
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