Salon 2014-04-13 Lauren Hunt Horn Trio

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Lauren Hunt
Emerson Avenue Salons
April 13, 2014
7:30 pm

Melodies for Horn and Piano Charles Gounod
I. Larghetto (1818-1893)
II. Andante
Jessica Pacheco, piano

le monde minuscule (1995) Daniel Schnyder
I. la danse du microbe (1961- )
II. le petit Americain
III. l’insecte et le pachiderme
IV. e-mail
V. poussières de sable sur flocons de neige

~short pause~

Trio for Violin, Horn, and Piano, op. 40 Johannes Brahms
I. Andante (1833-1897)
II. Scherzo
III. Adagio mesto
IV. Finale. Allegro con brio
Lucas Scalamogna, violin
Jessica Pacheco, piano

Horn player Lauren Hunt is an international musician who creates
transformative listening and educational experiences to audiences
across four continents. Winner of the university division of the 2013
International Horn Competition of the Americas, Lauren has
presented recitals throughout the east coast of the United States and
has performed in orchestras in eight countries. She has given master
classes in Brazil and Colombia, as well as in the United States.
So far this year, Lauren has appeared as a soloist with all
three of the premiere ensembles at the University of Georgia’s
School of Music. Formerly, she has performed concertos with the
McLean Symphony and the American Youth Philharmonic. She
was the first musician ever to win both of the Friday Morning
Music Club’s student music competitions in the same year. Also
active as a chamber musician, Lauren was a founding member of
the award-winning woodwind quintet, the Andra Winds, which was
designated as an Honors Chamber Ensemble at the New England
Conservatory of Music (NEC). In the summer of 2013, she was a
fellow at the prestigious Norfolk Chamber Music Festival. A
consummate orchestral musician, Lauren Hunt has appeared in
recent performances with the Chattanooga Symphony, Yale
Philharmonia Orchestra and the Delphi Chamber Orchestra. She
was a fellow at the Music Academy of the West in 2012, and she is
currently a substitute with the New World Symphony. In the
summer of 2014, she will be co-principal horn of the National
Repertory Orchestra.
Lauren Hunt is currently working towards a Doctor of
Musical Arts degree at the University of Georgia in Athens, where
she is a Presidential Fellow. There, she studies with Richard Deane
and Jean Martin-Williams. She received a Master of Music in
Horn Performance from the Yale School of Music in 2013, where
she had the Alec Templeton Scholarship and Fellowship. At Yale,
Ms. Hunt also won the Philip Francis Nelson Prize. Ms. Hunt
graduated from NEC in 2011, where she received a Bachelor of
Music with Highest Honors. At NEC, she was a recipient of the
Lotta Crabtree Educational Fund Scholarship. Ms. Hunt’s principal
teachers include William Purvis, Richard Mackey, Jason Snider,
and Ted Thayer.

Born in Maringa, Brazil, Jessica Pacheco began studying piano at
the age of three with her mother. Growing up in Brasilia, her notable
teachers included Vanya Marise, Elza Kasuko, and Lilian Mendonca.
She received a bachelor’s degree from the Federal University of
Goias, where she studied with Dr. Luiz Medalha Filho. Jessica
received her master’s degree from the University of Wyoming,
where she studied with Dr. Theresa Bogard. Jessica has participated
in training courses with renowned musicians, including Sergei
Dorensky (International Summer Course in Brazil and the
Internationale Sommerakademie Mozarteum, Salzburg – Austria),
Michael Uhde, Pierre Feraux, Viktor Chuchkov (28th International
Summer Course of Brasília), Hamilton Tescarollo, Luiz Guilherme
Blumenschein, Fany Solter , and Wu Han. Ms. Pacheco has been the
recipient of numerous piano awards in Brazil. Jessica is currently
pursuing her DMA in Piano Performance at the University of
Lucas Scalamogna, born in Resistencia, Argentina, has performed
as a soloist with orchestras and in numerous recitals in Croatia, Italy,
the United States, and Argentina, where he was Guest Artist of the
Argentine National Congress. His success at competitions include
the “Etudes and Scales” International Competition (Croatia), the
Jeunesses Musicales International Competition (Macedonia), the
“Alfredo e Vanda Marcosig” European Competition (Italy), and the
Georgia MTNA Chamber Music Competition. Scalamogna has
participated in international music festivals such as the Schleswig-
Holstein Musik Festival, the Salzburg Festival, the National
Symphony Orchestra Summer Music Institute, and the Youth
Orchestra of the Americas. At the age of fifteen, Scalamogna was a
full scholarship student at the ‘Ino Mirkovic’ Music Academy in
Croatia. He studied under Julia Bushkova at the University of North
Texas, where he obtained a Bachelor’s Degree. Scalamogna holds a
Master’s Degree from the University of Georgia and is currently a
doctoral student of Levon Ambartsumian.