October 15, 2013
On Monday, November 18, the Hampden-Sydney Music Series hosts the new Duo Bailey, with violinist Jeannette Jang and cellist Adam Carter, in concert.
A native of Wisconsin, Jeannette Jang began her violin studies at the age of four and holds degrees in music from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (B.M. ’06), and the University of Michigan (M.M. '09). Prior to joining the Richmond Symphony, Jeannette Jang held positions with the Madison Symphony, Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, Flint Symphony, Ann Arbor Symphony, Breckenridge Music Festival Orchestra, Fresno Philharmonic and Sarasota Opera Orchestra, and substituted with the Toledo Symphony. For three years, Jeannette was a violin fellow with the New World Symphony. She sat as concertmaster under such conductors as Michael Tilson Thomas, David Robertson, Leonard Slatkin and James Conlon, and she soloed with the orchestra as a winner of New World Symphony’s Concerto Showcase.
Cellist Adam Carter joined the faculty of University of Virginia’s McIntire Department of Music in 2008. He received his Bachelors and Masters degrees from the Eastman School of Music and received his doctoral degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He currently teaches cello and chamber music at UVA and is principal cello of the Charlottesville & University Symphony Orchestra. Previously, he played with the Madison Symphony Orchestra, Akron Symphony, Evansville Philharmonic and Cedar Rapids Symphony, and performed with the Erie Philharmonic, Fairfax Symphony, and Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra. As a founding member of the Tarab Cello Ensemble. Adam travels the country playing new works for cello octet. The Ensemble has recorded on Bridge Records and Albany Records. Carter is also a top prizewinner at the 1998 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition.
The concert, free and open to the public, begins at 7:30 PM in Crawley Forum. The Hampden Sydney Music Series will present four additional concerts during the Spring semester. This series is part of Hampden-Sydney's continuing commitment to the intellectual and cultural enrichment of the Southside community.