Masterclass

March

12

Saturday

Cello Masterclass with Amos Yang

12:00 pm @ Union Presbyterian Church

Amos Yang, Assistant Principal Cellist of the San Francisco Symphony, a master performer and master teacher, will lead a masterclass with GSYO symphony cellists. Following the performances, there will be a short Q & A session.

Featuring student soloists: Noah Vin and Kaleb So.

Tickets are available on Eventbrite for a suggested donation of $15. The event is free for current Golden State Youth Orchestra members.

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Amos Yang has been assistant principal cellist with the San Francisco Symphony since 2007. He was previously a member of the Seattle Symphony. Yang has performed as a soloist and chamber musician throughout the United States, the Far East, and Europe, appearing at the Aspen Music Festival, the American Academy in Rome, Wigmore Hall, and Alice Tully Hall. He has collaborated with the Ying Quartet, Turtle Island String Quartet, pianists Ann Schein and Melvin Chen, violinist Earl Carlyss, and composer Bright Sheng.

Yang's awards include the Performer's Certificate at the Eastman School of Music and first prizes in the American String Teachers Association and Grace Vamos competitions. He was finalist in the Pierre Fournier International Cello Competition and was awarded the CD Jackson Prize at the Tanglewood Music Festival for outstanding musical contribution.

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COVID-19 SAFETY POLICY

Face coverings, regardless of vaccination status are required while indoors. Additionally, all attendees ages 5 and older must show proof of full vaccination to enter the venue.

Valid forms for proof of vaccination include one of the following:
A CDC vaccination card or similar documentation issued by another foreign governmental jurisdiction;
A photo of a vaccination card as a separate document, or stored on a phone or electronic device;
Documentation of vaccination from a healthcare provider;
A personal digital COVID-19 vaccine record with a QR code that scans to display name, date of birth, vaccine dates and vaccine type.

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