Posts Tagged 'Alexander Gavrylyuk'

Gavrylyuk makes annual pilgrimage to ‘musical home’

Gavrylyuk makes annual pilgrimage to ‘musical home’

One of Chautauqua’s favored sons makes his return to the Amphitheater stage this weekend, and he’s bringing another transcendent Chautauquan with him. At 8:15 p.m. Saturday, pianist Alexander Gavrylyuk will make his ninth appearance as a soloist with the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra, this time under the direction of guest conductor Daniel Boico.

Boundless musical expression

Boundless musical expression

Conducting has always been Elizabeth Schulze’s destiny.

She comes from a family of classical musicians. When she was very young, her mother gave her The Modern Conductor, a book on conducting by Elizabeth Green. She graduated Interlochen Arts Academy with honors and studied under conductor Thor Johnson, with whom she would chat during lunch about score analysis.