Senior Thesis Recital
Alicia Choi ’09, violin

The Williams College Department of Music will present a Senior Thesis Recital featuring Alicia Choi ’09, violin on Saturday, May 2, at 3 p.m. in Chapin Hall on the Williams College campus. This free event is open to the public.

Choi will be playing Pärt’s Fratres for Violin and Piano, Bach’s Sonata No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1005, Beethoven’s Sonata for Violin and Piano no. 2 in A, op. 12, and Ravel’s Sonate pour violon et piano. She will be accompanied by Doris Stevenson. There will be a reception after the recital.

Alicia began studying the violin at the age of four. From 2001-2005, Alicia received the Louis Smadbeck scholarship to attend the Pre-College Division of the Juilliard School of Music. She was a scholarship student at the Aspen Music Festival and School in the summers of 2001 and 2006. Alicia has also won several competitions and awards; the most recent include the 2005 Long Island Conservatory LISMA International Music Competition, the 2009 and 2006 Berkshire Student Soloist Competition, the 2007 Williams College Joseph O. Kremer ’36 Memorial Scholarship, and the 2007 South Mountain Association Willem Willeke Memorial Scholarship.

She currently studies with Joanna Kurkowicz, and will attend the Juilliard School of Music for her Master of Music degree this fall.