Jewish Community Alliance
8505 San Jose Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32217
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Lior Spring 730-2100 ext. 318
Iman Byfield 730-2100 ext. 223
Date:December 30, 2015
JCA Brings Internationally Renowned Young Concert Artists to Jacksonville
Beginning in January 2016, the Jewish Community Alliance presents recitals by internationally renowned artists of Young Concert Artists, Inc., an organization dedicated to discovering and launching the careers of exceptional, but unknown, young musicians from around the world. These concerts are free and open to the entire community thanks to the generosity of the Berman family. For more information, contact the JCA registrar at 730-2100 ext. 228 or visit jcajax.org.
Sunday, Jan. 24, 3 p.m.
The Hermes Quartet consists of violinists Omer Bouchez and Elise Liu, violist Yung-Hsin Chang and cellist Anthony Kondo. Winners of the 2012 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, the quartet made their U.S. debut at Carnegie’s Zankel Hall to rave reviews.
JAway Mini-concert at Beth El Beaches
Monday, Jan 25, 10:30 a.m.
A special encore presentation by the Hermes Quartet will be held at Beth El Beaches Synagogue.
Cellist Sang-Eun Lee
Sunday, Feb 14, 3 p.m.
Sang-Eun Lee is a winner of the 2014 Young Concert Artists International Auditions. A native of Seoul, Republic of Korea, Sang-Eun has been praised for her expressive artistry and dazzling technique. She currently attends the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.
Pianist George Li
Sunday, March 20, 3 p.m.
George Li is the first prize winner of the 2010 Young Concert Artists International Auditions. Li has performed with orchestras around the world. In 2011, he gave a recital at the White house for President Obama. He currently attends the Harvard University/New England Conservatory joint program.
The JCA Young Concert Artists Series is part of the Jewish Community Alliances commitment to bringing quality cultural arts programming to Jacksonville. For two decades, the JCA has featured the best in young musical talent from all over the world. All JCA Young Concert Artists Series events are held at the JCA, 8505 San Jose Blvd., unless otherwise noted.