Two Kent State alumni in Heimat String Quartet make Carnegie Hall debut
The Heimat String Quartet had their Carnegie Hall debut on Monday, March 4. They presented Mozart’s String Quartet No. 14 in G Major, Dvorak’s String Quartet No. 14 in Ab major, Op. 105, and premiered a newly commissioned work by composer Anthony Vine. Founding members of the quartet, violinists Aubrey Holmes and Patrick Shaughnessy, graduated from Kent State with their MM in Performance in 2017.
Currently, the ensemble is in residence at Montclair State University (New Jersey) studying with the acclaimed Shanghai String Quartet. They will soon travel to Weimar Germany to compete in the highly prestigious Eighth International Joseph Joachim Chamber Music Competition taking place March 31st through April 7th, 2019.
Find out more about the Heimat Quartet here.