About the Artists
Alice Chenyang Xu
In a recent performance with violinist Sammy Andonian, The Boston Musical Intelligencer described Alice Chenyang Xu’s playing as “incisive and with innate musicality.” Xu has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in Germany, USA, Canada, and throughout China. Notable concerts include performances at Chicago Symphony Hall, the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series at the Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago Auditorium Theatre, Corbett Auditorium in Cincinnati, Hochschule Musik Hall in Leipzig, Germany, and Jordan Hall in Boston.
Xu has collaborated with Borromeo String Quartet and members of the Cleveland Quartet, violinist Anthony Marwood, cellists John Myerscough and Bonnie Hampton, soprano Lucy Shelton, baritone William Sharp, and pianist Christina Dahl. She has worked directly with composers George Crumb, Jörg Widmann, and Helen Grime.
Xu graduated from the Curtis Institute of Music and Roosevelt University and is currently a Doctor of Musical Arts candidate at New England Conservatory of Music.
Hailed by Cleveland Classical as performing with “fiery energy,” American pianist Miles Fellenberg is regularly invited as a pianist, conductor, and educator throughout the United States and abroad. Known for his versatility and extensive repertoire, Fellenberg has led a multifaceted career and is highly sought after by singers, instrumentalists, and pianists.
He has performed at numerous colleges and universities, including Harvard, Yale, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Jersey City University, Manhattan School of Music, NYU, CUNY Graduate Center, University of Scranton, and at notable concert venues, including Jordan Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Weill Recital Hall, Merkin Recital Hall, Museum of Modern Art, 92nd Street Y, Cleveland Museum of Art, and internationally at the Seoul Arts Center (S. Korea), Shenyang Conservatory (China), Las Cámaras (Ecuador), San Miguel de Allende (Mexico) and at numerous venues throughout Tuscany (Italy).
Fellenberg appears on the CD “A place toward other places,” the premiere recording on the Oberlin Music label with the Oberlin Contemporary Music Ensemble. He is a member of Ensemble Parallax, a Boston-based contemporary music ensemble and performs regularly with the New York Virtuoso Singers under the direction of Harold Rosenbaum. During the summer, he spends his time in beautiful Brunswick, Maine performing at the Bowdoin International Music Festival.
He holds a Bachelor of Music from Oberlin Conservatory, a Master of Music from The Juilliard School, and is a Doctor of Musical Arts candidate at New England Conservatory, where he teaches Ear Training, coaches voice students, and teaches class piano.