Meet Rembrandt’s 2021 Young Artists

Lumière Quartet The Lumière Quartet’s name is inspired by the symbolism of light, which can emulate vivacity, hope, and many shades of timbre. Lumière members are a part of the Cleveland Institute of Music’s Young Artist Program and are coached by chamber music director Si-Yan Darren Li and Cleveland Orchestra Assistant Concertmaster Jessica Lee.  In[…]

2020 Rembrandt Young Artists

Competition Winners First PlaceAurora Quartet – Sidney Lee, Colin Song, Amelia Zitoun, Elinor Detmer The Academy of the Music Institute of Chicago (Elaine Felder and Sang Mee Lee, Coaches) See them perform at Winds of Spring on March 22! Second PlaceTrio Reine – Miriam Friedman, Grace Mockus, Eva SharmanMidwest Young Artists Conservatory(Tatyana Stepanova, coach) See[…]

Rembrandt Chamber Musicians’ Holiday Baroque Concert Preview – A Holiday Tradition

November 26, 2019Barbara KeerSplash Magazines Don’t miss the  much-loved Rembrandt Chamber Musicians’ Holiday Baroque Concert on Sun., Dec. 8, 2019, at 7:30 pm at Northwestern University’s Alice Millar Chapel, 1870 N. Sheridan Road, in Evanston, IL.  This group is Chicago’s premiere ensemble  that focuses on timeless classical chamber music and adventurous new works. Continuing the Rembrandt Chamber Musicians’ 30th anniversary season this promises to be[…]

Rembrandt Chamber Musicians Celebrates “30 Years” Gala

October 15, 2019 Barbara Keer Splash Magazines The Rembrandt Chamber Musicians, Chicago’s premiere ensemble focusing on timeless classical chamber music and adventurous new works, celebrates its 30th anniversary season with a benefit gala Sunday, November 3, 2019 at Michigan Shores Club, 911 Michigan Ave., Wilmette, 5 pm to 9 pm. Proceeds from the “30 Years” gala go to support Rembrandt’s highly[…]

2019 Rembrandt Young Artists

Competition Winners 1st Place: Alendo QuartetKai Bryngelson, violin; Wenlan Jackson, violin; Ayano Nakamura, viola; Katarina Davies, celloCoached by: Si-Yan Darren LiCleveland Institute of Music (Young Artist Program) 2nd Place: XenaNoelle Naito, violin; Claire Arias-Kim, violin; Isabel Chen, viola; Camille Toubol, celloCoached by: Rodolfo VieiraMusic Institute of Chicago Academy Honorable Mention Fiero QuartetIsabella Brown, violin; Kaylin[…]

The Rembrandt Chamber Musicians Concert IV Review – Delightful!

March 27, 2018 Barbara Keer Splash Magazines The Rembrandt Chamber Musicians offered Concert IV, “Eastern European Delights” on March 25, 2018 at Nichols Concert Hall in Evanston. This venue is the perfect setting, intimate, beautiful and has excellent acoustics, all of which enhance the musicians who are talented and skilled. The Kairos String Quartet from MIC’s Academy that[…]

2018 Rembrandt Young Artists

Competition Winners 1st Place: Kairos String Quartet Julian Rhee, violin; Thompson Wang, violin; Joshua Brown, viola; Lydia Rhea, cello Coached by: Rodolfo Vieira Music Institute of Chicago Academy 2nd Place: Sticks and Stones Justin Petrovych, Alex Ostrowski, Shane Ellis, Joe Koziara Coached by: Brandon Podjasek Merit School of Music Honorable Mention Trio Keluvaina Rebecca Moy,[…]

Carol Cook, viola; Calum Cook, cello; Jeannie Yu, piano

Rembrandt Chamber Musicians warm up a rainy night

Excerpts from Lawrence Johnson’s review of Music of the Masters. Published in the Chicago Classical Review on April 4, 2017. “The performances delivered enough pleasure to warm up yet another cold and rainy night in Chicago.” MOZART: Oboe Quartet in F Major, K. 370 “Morgan’s relaxed yet nimble playing brought the right touch to this[…]

Vieira Quartet

2017 Rembrandt Young Artists

Competition Winners 1st Place: Vieira String Quartet Karisa Chiu, violin; Maya Buchanan, violin; Steven Song, viola; Nathan Mo, cello Coached by: Rodolfo Vieira Music Institute of Chicago Academy 2nd Place: Cerulean Quartet Cristina Ciubancan, violin; Vince Wong, violin; Margaret O’Malley, viola; Alexander Levinson, cello Coached by: Paula Kosower Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras Honorable Mention Trio[…]