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Alphabetically sorted list of all the musicians that have performed with Noontime Concerts over the years.

Adelle-Akiko Kearns, cello

A native of San Francisco, Adelle-Akiko Kearns started playing the cello at the age of 11 and continued her studies at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and the Juilliard School with Irene Sharp, Bonnie Hampton, Sadao Harada and Joel Krosnick. The recipient of a prestigious Artists International Award, Adelle made her New York recital debut at Carnegie’s Weill Hall (...) Read More

Adrienne Sengpiehl, violin

Adrienne Sengpiehl has been the principal second violinist of Midsummer Mozart since 1996 and spends August in Idaho as a member of the Sun Valley Summer Symphony. Since playing with the New World Symphony under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas, she continues her career actively freelancing with Bay Area orchestras: The San Francisco Symphony, San Francisco Opera, Santa Rosa (...) Read More

Aeri Lee, piano

Aeri Lee does not currently have a bio listed with Noontime Concerts. She is pictured here with her sister, violist Caroline Lee. (...) Read More

Alexa Beattie, viola

Scottish violist Alexa Beattie holds the prestigious Artist’s Certificate in Chamber Music from San Francisco Conservatory where she studied with Paul Hersh and Jodi Levitz. She is currently based in Munich where she is a guest player with Munich Chamber and Rundfunk Orchestras and a guest Principal Viola with the Chamber Orchestra of the Bavarian Philharmonic. Recent festival appearances include (...) Read More

Alexander and Lucas Perry

Alexander and Lucas Perry have been playing piano since the age of six, and since 2013 have been students of William Wellborn at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Both have been chosen annually as soloists to perform at the Music Teachers Association of California (MTAC) state conventions since 2014, in addition to the yearly Branch Honors recitals sponsored by (...) Read More

Alicia Yang, violin

Alicia Yang leads an active and varied career as both an historically-informed specialist and a modern violinist. Recently moved to the Bay Area, she is looking forward to performances with American Bach Soloists, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and San Francisco Bach Choir this season. Next summer will take her to Carmel for the Bach Festival for her tenth season.  Ms. Yang (...) Read More

Allegra Chapman, piano

Described as “brilliant” by the San Francisco Classical Voice, San Francisco-based pianist Allegra Chapman is dedicated to engaging with new audiences as performer and presenter. She performs regularly as both soloist and chamber musician, and has given concerts at Alice Tully Hall, the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series, and the New York City Center’s Fall for Dance Festival and (...) Read More

Allison Zelles Lloyd, piano and voice

Allison Zelles Lloyd started piano lessons at six years of age, which eventually led to multiple degrees in music theory and performance at UC Santa Barbara and Indiana University. For several years, she got sidetracked by a job in the medical devices field and quality assurance practices while she laser micro-machined polymers. She has been teaching Music Together and Orff (...) Read More

Amstel Quartet

Remco Jak – soprano saxophone
Olivier Sliepen – alto saxophone
Bas Apswoude – tenor saxophone
Ties Mellema – baritone saxophone

‘The most colourful saxophone quartet in the world’, that is the Amstel Quartet. Old music, new music, popular music, world music , anything goes with Remco Jak, Olivier Sliepen, Bas Apswoude and Ties Mellema. On one condition: the music played (...) Read More

Andrew Yang, piano

Pianist Andrew Junglin Yang, 23, has performed extensively across the United States, Canada, and Europe. Julian Dawson, Former Associate Conductor of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and the Glydbourne Festival Opera said of Yang: “He has a remarkable talent, his innate musical understanding combined with a fine technical facility [gives] him an ability to grasp the essence of each (...) Read More