Ashley Hall concerts

Sharing Their Passion for Classical Music

Saturday, February 14, 2015
by Peter Ingle
Sharing Their Passion for Classical Music

THE CORDOVA QUARTET began less than two years ago as a group of music students at Rice University. They are now the Young Professional Quartet in Residence at the University of Texas at Austin where they seem destined for a bright future. Andy Liang (vioin), Niccoló Muti (vioin), Blake Turner (viola), and Matt Kufchak (cello)... Read »

Ashley Hall “Strings” Celebrate 10 Years

Friday, October 31, 2014
by Peter Ingle
Ashley Hall “Strings” Celebrate 10 Years

IT STARTED as the brainchild of Jill Muti during her first year as Head of School. As a flautist herself, she knew how much life is enriched by music, and she wanted to bring that experience to her students. Thus was born the Carolina Strings Academy which is open, not only to Ashley Hall girls, but... Read »

Micah Comes Home

Friday, May 23, 2014
by Lindsay Koob
Micah Comes Home

THE PAST EIGHT YEARS in Charleston have witnessed the emergence of perhaps the most notable and exciting musical prodigy in our fair city’s history: Micah McLaurin—and I’ve followed almost his entire artistic journey right from the start. After all, it was in my classical room at the much-missed Millennium Music store that I hosted his... Read »

Where Does He Keep Finding Them?

Saturday, March 15, 2014
by Peter Ingle
Where Does He Keep Finding Them?

SUPERB CELLIST EDWARD ARRON has been bringing top-flight musicians to Ashley Hall for several years now: to teach and perform for students during the day, then play an evening concert in the intimate Sottile-Thomson Recital Hall—which Mr. Arron calls “the magical chamber,” for both its rich acoustics and the special concerts he hosts there.... Read »

A Fabulous Feast of Four Cellos

Tuesday, November 5, 2013
by Peter Ingle
A Fabulous Feast of Four Cellos

ASHLEY HALL IS DOING MUSIC RIGHT. Under the leadership of Head of School, Jill Muti, students are not only encouraged to play instruments, they are given ample time during the school day to hone their skills. To further infuse their inspiration, the Ashley Hall Performing Artists in Residence Program—with the generous support of a... Read »

A Dazzling Quartet Visits Ashley Hall

Tuesday, May 1, 2012
by Peter Ingle
A Dazzling Quartet Visits Ashley Hall

THIS EXEMPLARY QUARTET makes it obvious that no one enjoys music as much as the musicians who play it. And rarely do you see top-notch professionals this relaxed when they perform. Monday night at Ashley Hall, cellist Edward Arron joined violinist Carmita Zori, violinist/violist Yehonatan Berick, and pianist Rieko Aizawa (who also played the... Read »

It is with life as it is with art: the deeper one penetrates, the broader the view.                   
~ Johann Goethe


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