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Omer Quartet



Biography

Omer Quartet’s violinists Mason Yu and Erica Tursi, violist Jinsun Hong, and cellist Alex Cox are leaders among today’s young string quartets. Top prizewinners of the XI Premio Paolo Borciani Competition in Italy, Bordeaux International Competition in France, and the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, the quartet has been praised for playing with a “sense of discovery and adventure, but also with considerable finesse.” Fresh out of Boston having just completed a graduate residency at the New England Conservatory, they are currently the Doctoral Fellowship String Quartet in residence at the University of Maryland. Wavelength Winds is the fourth graduate fellowship wind quintet in residence at the University of Maryland. In addition to conservatory training, Wavelength’s members offer unique cross-disciplinary backgrounds ranging from business to international politics. Wavelength seeks to present diverse, challenging repertoire and cutting-edge collaborations, embracing music lovers of all kinds.

Upcoming Performances

Video 11/26/2017: Omer Quartet and Wavelength Winds

Omer Quartet’s violinists Mason Yu and Erica Tursi, violist Jinsun Hong, and cellist Alex Cox are leaders among today’s young string quartets. Top prizewinners of the XI Premio Paolo Borciani Competition in Italy, Bordeaux International Competition in France, and the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, the quartet has been praised for playing with a “sense of discovery and adventure, but also with considerable finesse.” Fresh out of Boston having just completed a graduate residency at the New England Conservatory, they are currently the Doctoral Fellowship String Quartet in residence at the University of Maryland. Wavelength Winds is the fourth graduate fellowship wind quintet in residence at the University of Maryland. In addition to conservatory training, Wavelength’s members offer unique cross-disciplinary backgrounds ranging from business to international politics. Wavelength seeks to present diverse, challenging repertoire and cutting-edge collaborations, embracing music lovers of all kinds.
Presented in collaboration with the University of Maryland.

 Omer Quartet