Grace Yin '19, Violin

Emerson Strings Fellow Student Recital

May 06, 2019 | 04:00 pm

Free & Open to the Public
May 06, 2019 | 04:00 pm


Fritz Kreisler, Praeludium and Allegro

Fritz Kreisler, Caprice Viennois

Eugène Ysaÿe, Sonata for solo violin in D minor, Op. 27 No. 3 (“Ballade

            Lento molto sostenuto

            Allegro in tempo giusto e con bravura

Fritz Kreisler, Alt-Wiener Tanzweisen (‘Three Old Viennese Melodies’)



            Schön Rosmarin

Ludwig van Beethoven, Violin Sonata No. 7, Op. 30 No. 2

            Allegro con brio

            Adagio cantabile

            Scherzo (Allegro - Trio)

            Finale (Allegro)

About the Performer

Grace is currently a senior at MIT double majoring in computer science and music. She started playing the violin at the age of four and has studied at the New England Conservatory with Donald Weilerstein since she was 10 years old. She competed in the Louis Spohr International Violin Competition, earned a National Young Arts award, and was invited to perform at the former New Hampshire governor’s inauguration. She has played in the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra, and has also traveled to Vietnam and Hong Kong on a concert tour with the Phillips Exeter Academy Chamber Orchestra and Concert Choir.

She is currently a member of MIT’s Chamber Music Society, and continues to take lessons at the New England Conservatory with Angelo Xiang Yu, a first prize winner of the Menuhin Competition.