CVCM Presents: The Ying String Quartet


Ying Quartet, l-r: Janet Ying (violin), Phillip Ying (viola) new first violinist Robin Scott, and David Ying (cello), in Wolk Atrium outside Hatch Hall at Eastman Theatre, Eastman School of Music March 23, 2015 // photo by J. Adam Fenster / University of Rochester












In 1993 the town to Jesup received the Ying String Quartet as an ensemble-in-residence as part of a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.  To celebrate the 25th anniversary of this occasion, Cedar Valley Chamber Music has invited the Ying Quartet to return to our community for a four day residency. The culmination of the residency will be two concerts in Spillville on May 19, 3:00pm at St. Wenceslaus Church and in Cedar Falls on May 20, 2:00pm at First United Methodist Church (note earlier starting time).

The program will include two works by Antonin Dvorak who will also being marked as 2018 is the 125th anniversary of his 1893 summer spent in the town of Spillville. The program includes the famous String Quartet in F Major “American” as well as the String Quintet in G Major, Op. 77 with CVCM founder and director Hunter Capoccioni on double bass.

$25 for adult and admission is free for youth/students. At this time, only tickets for the May 20 concert in Cedar Falls are available.

Tickets for these concert will go on sale to the general public on March 15, 2018.