A. I. Lack Master Series Masterclass: Simon James
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Moores School of Music presents a masterclass by Simon James, featuring Moores School of Music students.
About the Artist
Simon James is the second assistant concertmaster of the Seattle Symphony and a founding member of the Australian World Orchestra. He can be heard on hundreds of motion picture sound tracks as concertmaster of the Northwest Sinfonia, and has performed at numerous music festivals, including the Grand Teton, Mostly Mozart, Tanglewood, Ravinia, Sunflower, St. Barths, Lake Tahoe and Methow Valley festivals. James is an active teacher with students who have won international competitions and gained entrance to the nation’s most prestigious music schools, including The Juilliard School, the Curtis and Colburn schools of music, and New England Conservatory.
About the Series
The A. I. Lack Master Series at the University of Houston annually presents distinguished classical performers and recognized pedagogues in a series of free masterclasses and recitals, which provide a wider educational experience for its students as well as the Houston community at large. The endowment that supports the series was established in memory of Abram I. Lack in 1989. Lack’s daughter, legendary violinist and teacher Fredell Lack Eichhorn, held the C. W. Moores Professor of Violin at the University of Houston where she served for 50 years, until her retirement in 2009.