Concert: Cara Schlecker, Violin and Piano
Ms. Schlecker has enjoyed playing respectively with The Civic Orchestra of Chicago, the Glendale and Macon Pops orchestras, Chicago Holiday Pops, as well as the Ann Arbor Symphony. She has played under the baton of conductors such as Robert Spano, Marin Alsop, Michael Stern, Ken-David Masur, Nicholas Kraemer, among others. In addition to an undergraduate degree from the Robert McDuffie Center for Strings, she completed both a Master’s Degree and a Specialist’s Degree in Violin Performance at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor under the direction of St. Louis Symphony Concertmaster, and Professor of Violin, David Halen. Coming in January 2018, Ms. Schlecker’s video recording of Igor Frolov’s Concert Fantasia- On Themes from Gershwin’s Opera Porgy and Bess, op.19, will be released from The University of Michigan’s Duderstadt Center and Gershwin Initiative.