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Darel Stark and Yonatan Grinberg Selected to Premiere The 50 State Sonata Project

stark_performing_2_lgViolinists Darel Stark (GPD, PC, ’92, Violin) and DMA candidate Yonatan Grinberg will give separate premieres of composer Stephanie Ann Boyd’s new work for violin and piano, Amerigo, as part of The 50 State Sonata Project. Mr. Stark, associate principal violin of the Hawaii Symphony, will give the Hawaii premiere, and Mr. Grinberg will give the Maryland premiere. This project is a co-commission involving one violinist in every state and is part one of a two-year project celebrating the life and work of John Kendall, a pedagogue who helped to bring the Suzuki teaching method to America.

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