Faculty Notes

Joanna Kurkowicz: First-Class Virtuoso Sets Standard Difficult to Match

Dec. 5:  Artist in Residence and Concertmaster Boston Pilharmonic Joanna Kurkowicz and British  pianist Philip Fisher were featured artists for the Chandos Records 30th Anniversary Celebration on Oct. 7. The event took place in famous Steinway Hall in New York. She performed works by K. Szymanowski, G. Bacewicz and G. Gershwin. Later, in Nov., she was a guest artist for the First Monday Series in Jordan Hall at the New England Conservatory.  She performed the Suite for two violins by G. Bacewicz with her former teacher, Prof. Masuko Ushioda