The Spruce Quartet
Enjoy classical string music with the Spruce Quartet!
The Spruce Quartet will be performing selections from Franz Schubert's "Death and the Maiden" String Quartet No. 14 (1824) and Atonin Dvorak's "American" String Quartet No. 12 (1893). These pieces are two of the most well known string quartets and display the best of the Romantic era, expressive and full of emotion.
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For more information, contact Lib-CentralOperations@arlingtonva.us
About the Musicians:
Eugene Kim, violin, is a native of Washington DC and serves as concertmaster of the DC Concert Orchestra. When he isn't managing technology projects for UNCF, he enjoys teaching violin, playing chamber music, and performing with local rock bands Rock Creek Kings and Misil Stereo. He lives in Alexandria with his cat Penelope.
Kay Nakazawa is a violinist from Asheville, North Carolina. Inspired by her older sister, she began playing the violin as a child, studying at the Music Institute of Chicago and later spending her summers at the Brevard Music Center in North Carolina. Kay was a member of the Yale Symphony Orchestra and holds a Master’s in Music from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. She is currently a researcher at Georgetown by day, and a chamber musician and violin teacher by night.
Nicholas Bobbs is semi-professional violist based in Arlington, VA. Originally from Cleveland, OH, Nicholas has been in over a dozen ensembles including the Symphony New Hampshire and is currently in the DC Chamber Orchestra and the Washington Metro Gamer Symphony Orchestra. Nicholas works as an environmental engineer for the EPA, and also plays piano and guitar.
Emily Cornett is a freelance cellist and social worker for Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights Coalition in Washington, D.C. She has performed in ensembles including the Anchorage Symphony and the 12-cello rock band Low Strung. Emily holds a B.A. in American Studies and Psychology from Yale University and a Master’s in Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis.