Center Stage Strings, a summer institute and festival founded by Danielle Belen in California and now based in Ann Arbor, MI attracts students and faculty from across the nation who come together to work and perform. Over 20 free performances and master classes open to the public will be presented between June 19th and July 13th. Be sure to catch as many as you can!
Visit www.CenterStageStrings.com for more information about the institute and check back in Spring of 2018 for a full calendar of summer performances!
Beethoven's magnificent Triple Concerto performed along with pianist Mi-Eun Kim and cellist Richard Narroway. Conductor Chelsea Gallo will lead the orchestra of fine young musicians from the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance in an off-campus performance sure to inspire.
Danielle Belen, violin, Mi-Eun Kim, piano, Richard Narroway, cello
Chelsea Gallo, conductor
Danielle Belen is joined by her student, prize-winning violinist Kevin Miura and concert pianist Jennie Jung in a recital presented by the North Orange County Community Concert Association. To learn more about Kevin, click here
Program to include works by Brahms, Faure, Piazzolla and Saint-Saens
Recital info at http://www.northocconcerts.org
In her fourth year of teaching at the University of Michigan, Danielle Belen presents a Faculty Recital showcasing Chausson's Concerto for Violin, Piano and String Quartet, op.21. This work will feature virtuoso pianist Hye Jin Cho as well as the electric young Ivalas Quartet. The second half of the concert will sizzle with Piazzolla's Four Seasons of Buenos Aires for violin and small chamber orchestra.
Danielle Belen, violin Hye Jin Cho, piano Ivalas Quartet
Danielle Belen with Detroit Symphony Orchestra Musicians Caroline Coade, viola and Wei Yu, cello, and pianist Keuna Lee as they play music by Schumann, Brahms, Vaughan Williams and more.
Each two-hour brunch, 11:30-1:30 pm, features a hearty meal and superb classical music, performed by Detroit’s best musicians, including many from the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
Tickets are just $35 per seat and includes the meal and concert. Proceeds support WRCJ-FM.
To reserve a table or order tickets, contact Dave Devereaux at firstname.lastname@example.org or 248.305.3780.
Danielle Belen will work with violin students from the Academy at the Music Institute of Chicago in a master class setting.
The Academy is a core program of the Music Institute of Chicago, a national leader in music education for more than 80 years. The Academy program, for highly gifted string and piano students, is designed to be the primary musical experience in a students’ life.
Piano Trio, Op. 90, "Dumky" Antonín Dvořák
Trio in D Major, Op. 70, No. 1, “Ghost" Ludwig van Beethoven
More info can be found at http://www.a2so.com/events/january-chamber-concert/
Danielle Belen and colleagues from the School of Music, Theatre & Dance join together to play chamber music. This program will feature a variety of music by American composers, including Gran Turismo for Eight Virtuoso Violinists by Andrew Norman.
Free- no tickets required
In the second concert of it's inaugural season, Chamber Music Michigan is a collective of musicians that is committed first and foremost to performing outstanding chamber works in a variety of intimate settings.
Bartók Contrasts, Sz. 111 , Kodály Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 7, Dohnányi Piano Quintet in C min
Free Admission, $10 suggested donation More info at www.chambermusicmichigan.com
William Bolcom Residency in Composition: David T. Little Chamber Recital
Joined by her U of M colleagues, Associate Professor of Violin Danielle Belen performs "and the sky was still there" by David T. Little for amplified violin and recorded track.
2:00pm, Earl V. Moore Building, Britton Recital Hall
Free - no tickets required
For more information click here
Danielle Belen joins Carl Topilow and his Firelands Symphony in a performance of Prokofiev's Second Violin Concerto. Danielle is an alumna of the National Repertory Orchestra (NRO) where she played Concertmaster under the baton of Maestro Topilow for two summers back in 2006 and 2007.
Also included on the program is Dvorak's magnificent Symphony #9 "From The New World".
More information at www.firelandssymphony.com
Danielle Belen performs Bruch's gorgeous Violin Concerto No.1 in g minor with the USO in historical Hill Auditorium. Newly appointed to the violin faculty at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre and Dance, Ms. Belen looks forward to sharing the stage with many of her own violin students in the orchestra!
University Symphony Orchestra
Kenneth Kiesler, conductor
Danielle Belen, violin
Free- no tickets required