Join us on Saturday, January 28, 2023 at 2:00 pm to enjoy a performance of music for violin, cello, and piano by Trio Conventi. This newly-formed piano trio features three student artists from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston.


Program

Composer Work Catalog Year
Franz Schubert Piano Trio No. 2 in E-flat major D. 929 1827
Intermission
Robert Schumann Piano Trio No. 3 in G minor Op. 110 1851

About the Artists

Janice Lu

Credit: Yiwei Lee

Born in Taiwan in 1996, pianist Yun Janice Lu made her orchestral debut with the Taiwan Youth Orchestra. She has appeared in recitals as soloist in Kaohsiung City Music Hall and Jhih-De Hall in Taiwan, Europe, and North America.

An avid chamber musician, Janice has appeared at numerous music festivals, including Walnut Hill Music Festival, Academie Internationale d’Ete de Nice, PianoTexas Festival, PianoFest in the Hamptons, Music Academy of the West, Taos Chamber Music Festival, and Four Season Chamber Music Festival. At the renowned Music@Menlo Chamber Music Festival in California, she studied with Clive Greensmith of the Tokyo String Quartet and with Gilbert Kalish, Glenn Dicterow, Erin Keefe, Paul Neubauer, and Wu Han.

Janice obtained her Bachelor of Music degree at California State University Fullerton School of Music under the tutelage of Ning An. Janice earned a Master of Music degree at the Yale School of Music, where she studied with Wei-Yi Yang. While at Yale, Janice was awarded the Elizabeth Parisot Prize for outstanding pianists.

Janice is currently working on her doctorate at the New England Conservatory, where she studies with Alessio Bax and Alexander Korsantia.

Yiliang Jiang

Violinist Yiliang Jiang’s talent was recognized early. His formal training began when he entered the elementary school of Shanghai Conservatory to study with the illustrious violin pedagogue Fang Lei.

Jiang has performed concerti with the China Philharmonic Orchestra, Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, and Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra. He won the top prize of the Dorothy Delay Fellowship at the Aspen Music Festival 2014. In 2018, Jiang won 4th Place in the 55th Premio Paganini International Violin Competition.

Yiliang Jiang is pursing a Master of Music at the New England Conservatory in Boston, MA, studying with chamber musician and pedagogue Donald Weilerstein.

Jeffrey Ho

Cellist Jeffrey Ho performs frequently in Southern California venues such as the Broad Stage, Zipper Hall, and Disney Concert Hall. He has recorded several chamber music performances thru LACMA Bing and KUSC radio with Antonio Lysy, Movses Pogossian, and Neal Stulberg. He has appeared with USC Thornton Edge, UCLA Flux, the Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra, and the Phoenix Orchestra. He was a member of the UCLA Spikes Cello Quartet as part of the Gluck Foundation, which brought music to various parts of Southern California. Jeffrey performs as duo with his sister pianist/composer, Caroline Ho.

Jeffrey received his B.A. from the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music under the tutelage of Antonio Lysy and earned his M.M with Ralph Kirshbaum at the USC Thornton School of Music. Jeffrey currently studies at the New England Conservatory with Lluis Claret. He plays on a composite late 17th-century Milanese cello and has a keen interest in violinmaking. He recently completed his first baroque cello bow.

About the Concert

Our concerts take place at a private home in southern Rhode Island, near the village of Wakefield. The address is 103 North Road, Wakefield RI 02879. Driving time from Providence, Newport, Westerly, and southeastern Connecticut is under an hour. An Amtrak station is only 10 minutes drive from the venue.

Map and Directions

This performance begins at 2:00 pm. One hour before the performance, join us for a discussion about the music on the program. After the performance, you’ll have an opportunity to meet the artists and learn about their backgrounds, interests, and career plans.

Reservations

If you’d like to attend this concert, send an email to craig@corememorymusic.com with the full name of each guest in your party. If seating is available, we’ll confirm your reservation. If you have a confirmed reservation and a member of your party decides not to attend, please let us know so another guest can take their place.

The suggested contribution is $50 per person. If your resources are limited, please contribute whatever you can afford. Contributions are collected at the door. We accept cash, personal checks, and credit cards.

IMPORTANT: As a precaution, we’d like everyone attending this concert to be fully vaccinated and symptom-free. Masks are optional at this time.

Seating capacity for this concert: 20



Name Role Email Count
Comerford, Mark guest mcomerford@math.uri.edu 32
Maynard, Craig host chmaynard@me.com 69
Moorehead, Keith volunteer kmoorehead40o@gmail.com 11
Total: 3