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​Serafin String Quartet
Serafin String Quartet with Guest Artists Hal Grossman, violin, and Julie Coucheron, piano

Tuesday, March 20, 8:00 p.m.

Gore Recital Hall

​UD's quartet-in-residence is joined by Hal Grossman and Julie Coucheron.

Serafin String Quartet

Violinist Hal Grossman has been hailed by critics for his “tremendous virtuosic technique” and “outstanding artistic sense.” As concerto soloist, he has appeared with American, European and Canadian orchestras including the Rochester Philharmonic, the North Carolina Symphony, Polish Sinfonietta, the Illinois, Lima, Guelph and Battle Creek symphonies. Grand Award Winner of the Lima Young Artist Competition and Silver Medalist of the International Stulberg Competition, Mr. Grossman also received First Prize Awards at the prestigious International Cleveland Quartet Competition and the National Fischoff Chamber Music Competition. He performed for their Royal Highnesses, Prince Charles and Princess Diana, and his New York Debut at Carnegie Hall received exceptional reviews from the New York Times. Recital appearances have taken him throughout North America and Europe. In the United States he has also been heard on National Public Radio, WQXI-New York, and WFMT-Chicago.

Artist's website

Born in Oslo, Norway, Julie Coucheron started playing the piano at the age of four. She earned her bachelors and master’s degrees with honors from the Royal Academy of Music in London, studying with Christopher Elton and Michael Dussek. She gained her LRAM teaching diploma at the same institution.

Ms. Coucheron has performed at festivals such as the Oslo Chamber Music Festival, Bergen International Music Festival and at La Jolla Summer fest. For the last two years, she has been artistic director of the Fjord Cadenza festival in Norway and also a founding member of the Kon-Tiki Classical Music Fest in Oslo, Norway.

Artist's website

Tickets are $15 adults; $10 UD faculty/staff/alumni & seniors; $5 students.
Tickets are available at the door. Cash or check only.