Event Details

The Hunt Quartet

Sunday, September 17, 2017
2:00 PM
Gunderson Stiles Concert Hall

1315 11th Street, Monroe



The Hunt Quartet is comprised of outstanding graduate music students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  The concert, with pieces by Joseph Haydn, Joaquín Turina, Sergei Prokofiev, and Anton Webern, features the breathtakingly beautiful sound of violins, viola, and cello played by Hunt Quartet members Chang-En Lu (Taiwan), Vinicius Sant'Ana (Brazil), Blakeley Menghini (Illinois), and Kyle Price (Ohio).

The Hunt Quartet represents a partnership between the Madison Symphony Orchestra and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Mead Witter School of Music.  Through the Madison Symphony Orchestra's “Up Close & Musical” program, the Quartet makes regular visits to Dane County elementary schools, introducing Kindergarten through 3rd grade students to the basic elements of music.  The Hunt Quartet also prepares multiple performances per year for the Mead Witter School of Music.

Each of the four Hunt Quartet members are privately instructed by David Perry, Soh-Hyun Park Altino, Sally Chisholm, and Uri Vardi.  Professor Vardi and Professor Altino serve as the group’s primary mentors.  The Quartet has recently earned opportunities to play in masterclasses with distinguished performers and educators, including violist Nobuko Imai (2015), the St. Lawrence Quartet (2016), and violinist Laurie Smukler (2016).


A reception in Knuteson Promenade immediately following the concert.