July 26, 2015
NWS Verbier Participants Hosted by NWS Trustee
New World Symphony Trustee Enrique Lerner hosted a post-concert dinner in Verbier, Switzerland for Fellows and recent alumni who are part of this summer’s Verbier Festival.
Current and recently graduated Fellows in the Verbier Festival Orchestra include Andrew Francois, viola; Drew Banzhaf, bass; Dylan Girard, trumpet; Kevin Pearl, oboe; John Upton, oboe; Rosanna Butterfield, cello; Kevin Kunkel, cello; Grace An, cello; Caroline Gilbert, viola; and Brad Whitfield, clarinet. And an incoming NWS Fellow in the VFO is Ju Hyung Shin, violin.
Playing chamber works in the Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra are Fellow Vivek Jayaraman, violin; and alumni David Meyer, cello (2010−2012); Audrey Wright, violin (2013−2014); Sam Blair, bassoon (2010−2012); Jay Ferree, horn (2010−2011); and Laura Ha, violin (2014).
Also in Verbier is Nina Zhou, piano (2013−2014).