Friday and Saturday, the Alexander String Quartet will be joined by cellist Eugene Sor to perform the Schubert Quintet in C Major, D. 956, Op. posth. 163. (1828). Meet this wonderful cellist:

Eugene SorWhether conducting, coaching chamber music, or teaching cello in his private studio, Eugene Sor has had a distinguished career working with music students of all ages and abilities. He has been a member of the faculty at Crowden Music Center in Berkeley since 1998 and is the Resident Conductor of the Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra, with whom he has worked since 2001. He has held teaching positions at San Francisco State University, California State East Bay University, Notre Dame de Namur University and Black Pine Circle School, and has been a guest clinician for several music education seminars. Recently Mr. Sor was named Conductor of the Preparatory Division Orchestra at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. He is Director of Crowden Center for Music in the Community (CCMC), and serves on faculty for both CCMC and The Crowden School.

Eugene received his early musical training from renowned cello pedagogue Milly Rosner and completed his graduate studies in cello performance with Barry Gold at UCLA in 1996. He is a member of the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra and an avid chamber musician. He is formerly Principal Cellist of the Stockton Symphony and a member of the Chamberlain String Quartet. His wide range of performance experience has been integral in his success as a music teacher, providing him insights into how to maximize his students’ potential through challenging repertoire choices and strong rehearsal technique.

Eugene and his wife, violinist Karen Shinozaki Sor happily reside in the East Bay with their son Kenji.

Concerts with Conversation
Friday, Dec. 14 – 6:00pm
San Francisco Performances Inc.
Community Music Center
544 Capp St.
San Francisco, California

Schubert Quintet in C Major, D. 956, Op. posth. 163 with cellist, Eugene Sor

Saturday Morning Schubert Series
Saturday, Dec. 15 – 10:00am
San Francisco Performances Inc.
St. John’s Presbyterian Church
Berkeley, California

ASQ with lecturer, Robert Greenberg
Schubert Quintet in C Major, D. 956, Op. posth. 163 (1828) with cellist, Eugene Sor

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