Trio Céleste regularly leads and participates in special projects outside of their regular performing and teaching schedule. Below are several examples of these projects in which the Trio is currently involved. For additional information, or to contact us about a residency project, please visit our contact
The relationship between Trio Céleste and the University of California, Irvine Claire Trevor School of the Arts
began in 2012 and continues to flourish and evolve. The Trio regularly performs recitals, coaches student chamber music groups, presents master classes, works with the UCI Symphony Orchestra, participates in various outreach and donor events, and presents large-scale projects including the complete Piano Trios of Beethoven and multiple performances of the Beethoven Triple Concerto.
represents some of the most significant contributions to music, art, and humanity. Presenting his complete trio cycle not only pays homage to one of the greatest composers who ever lived, but offers audiences a more complete picture of Beethoven’s immense range of style and emotion. In addition to well-known masterpieces such as the Archduke
Trios, the cycle provides the opportunity to highlight some of Beethoven’s lesser-known (but equally incredible) works.
Under the mentorship of conductor, violist, and Schoenberg scholar Henk Guittart
, the Trio will be presenting a program centered around masterpieces from the Second Viennese School
. Considered to be one of the most influential composers of the 20th century, Arnold Schoenberg
and his contemporaries expanded the boundaries of classical music and inspired audiences to react to performances in new ways. Trio Céleste will be presenting this program in partnership with the Schoenberg family in Los Angeles.
Offers aspiring young instrumentalists one of the most unique and rewarding musical experiences available in Southern California. Under the direction of Trio Céleste, this week-long intensive features daily coaching sessions, specialized professional seminars focusing on topics such as instrument care, rehearsal technique, performance enhancement, using music for positive change, eurhythmics and ear training, and much more. For registration information, visit http://outreach.arts.uci.edu/summer-academies-music
From a pool of over 400 applicants, the Directors of Chamber Music | OC, including Ensemble-in-Residence Trio Céleste, were awarded a 4-week residency at the Grand Canyon National Park
in Arizona. In August 2014, CMOC Directors and Trio Céleste members Iryna Krechkovsky, Ross Gasworth, and Kevin Kwan Loucks, along with violist and CMOC Director of Community Outreach Michelle Gasworth, presented numerous performances and educational outreach projects throughout the Grand Canyon.