Katherine Huszcza, cello
Rodrigo Ojeda, piano
François Couperin Píeces en Concert
Robert Schumann Fantasiestücke, Op. 73
Frederic Chopin Cello Sonata in G minor, Op. 65
A passionate collaborator, Katie Huszcza is a cellist with a strong interest in exploring the chamber and orchestral music repertoire. She is currently pursuing her Master of Music degree in Cello Performance at the Carnegie Mellon School of Music studying with Pittsburgh Symphony Principal Cellist, Anne Martindale Williams. Originally from the Washington, D.C. area, Huszcza graduated magna cum laude from The Catholic University of America (CUA) with her Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance and a minor in Performing Arts Management. While at CUA, she studied with Dr. Dorotea Rácz and was assistant principal cello of the Catholic University Symphony Orchestra. In 2019 and 2021, Huszcza attended the Sewanee Summer Music Festival in Tennessee. Additionally, she also recently performed with the Pan American Symphony in June 2022. An avid chamber musician, Huszcza’s piano trio performed music of Astor Piazzolla for the composer’s 100-year anniversary recital series at the Rome School of Music (CUA). As a soloist, Huszcza was a finalist in the 2019 James Madison University (JMU) Concerto Competition, performing the Elgar Cello Concerto in E minor. Her previous teachers include David Hardy and Carl Donakowski.
Cost: Free and open to the public; No tickets required.
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