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Thursday, February 7, 7:00p.m. A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall - Greenville
Friday, February 8, 8:00p.m. A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall - Greenville
Sunday, February 10, 3:00p.m. Hayes Barton United Methodist Church - Raleigh 


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Quintet in A Major for Clarinet and Strings, K. 581
Johannes Brahms' Clarinet Quintet in B Minor, Op. 115


Alan Kay  

Principal clarinetist and artistic director of Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Alan Kay is a founding member of Windscape and Hexagon, regularly appears with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and has appeared at Yellow Barn and Skaneateles festivals. He serves as principal clarinet of New York’s Riverside Symphony and the Little Orchestra Society, received a Presidential Scholars Teacher Recognition Award and currently serves on the faculty at The Juilliard School, Manhattan School of Music and Stony Brook 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, 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

Hye-Jin Kim 

Winner of the Yehudi Menuhin International Competition and the Concert Artists Guild International Competition, Kim has performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra, BBC Concert Orchestra and the Seoul Philharmonic. She made her Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall debut in 2011 and has appeared at the Four Seasons, Marlboro, Ravinia and Seoul Spring festivals. Kim is a member of the Cooperstown Quartet and Assistant Professor of Violin at East Carolina University. View Full Bio


Maiya Papach 

Principal violist of The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, violist Maiya Papach has appeared at Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival, New York’s Le Poisson Rouge and Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art. A founding member of the International Contemporary Ensemble, she received the 2013 McKnight Fellowship for Performing Musicians. Maiya has appeared at Marlboro, Prussia Cove, the Boston Chamber Music Society and the Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival. View Full Bio

Michael Kannen, cello 

A founding member of the award-winning Brentano String Quartet, Kannen has appeared at many major music festivals such as Four Seasons, Yellow Barn, Chamber Music Northwest, the Portland Chamber Music Festival and the International Musicians Seminar in Prussia Cove. He is a member of the Cooperstown Quartet and currently serves as Director of Chamber Music at the Peabody Conservatory of Music where he holds the Sidney Friedberg Chair in Chamber Music. View Full Bio

Kannen, Kay, Gregorian