Becky Anderson in Recital!
A December Delight
Enjoy an inspiring free concert from this talented CMC alum, fresh from the Curtis Institute of Music. Highly recommended for students ready to be mesmerized by a great role model. Tuesday, December 22, 2009 at 7:30 in the CMC auditorium. No admission is charged but donations will be actively encouraged to support the important work of the Center. Pianist Janet Coleman performs with Becky on the Beethoven and Chausson.
Rebecca Anderson now a student at The Curtis Institute of Music with Ida Kavafian, is an alumna of the Community Music Center. Her previous local mentors also included Kathryn Gray, Amy Schwartz-Moretti, and Clarisse Atcherson. As a soloist Anderson has performed with the Oregon Symphony, the Portland Chamber Orchestra, and the Columbia Symphony Orchestra. Recently she was invited to perform in a Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center concert honoring Ani and Ida Kavafian. Other highlights include concerts with Itzhak Perlman, Andre Watts, David Shifrin, Andres Diaz, Roberto Diaz, Christopher Rex, and Daniel Phillips. In 2007, Rebecca performed a solo recital at the Conservatorio di Bologna in Italy sponsored by the Portland-Bologna Sister City Association and MetroArts.
Her awards include the 2008 National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts youngARTS Gold Award, which led to being named a Presidential Scholar in both the Arts and Academics and an invitation to perform at the Kennedy Center. She was also awarded the bronze medal and Bach Award at the 2008 Stulberg International String Competition and was one of three finalists selected for the 2007 American String Teachers Association National Solo Competition.