Music from The Western Reserve's distinguished music series continues its 31st season on Nov. 3 with violinist Yang Zeng.
Zeng, a violinist, is the 2013-14 season featured young artist.
A native of Yunnan China, Yang began studying the violin at the age of 6. Zeng has played with the Shanghai,Conservatory Orchestra and the Shanghai, Sinfonietta. He was part of the China-Germany,Young Euro Classic Festival Orchestra in 2010, performing at the Nanjing Arts Institute Concert Hall and the Shanghai Concert Hall. A student at Kent State, Yang is currently studying with Cathy Meng Robinson and Jung-Min Amy Lee, and has also studied with Benny Kim. Zeng participated in the Kent Blossom Music Festival where he performed chamber music and collaborated with the musicians from the Cleveland Orchestra. At Kent State he is a member of several chamber music ensembles which are coached by members of the Miami String Quartet.
Zeng performed Dvorak Violin Concerto and Beethoven's triple concerto with the KSU Orchestra. In 2013,Yang was awarded the Leopold Sipe Memorial Award for Excellence in Music Performance and won the String Division of the Tuesday Musical competition. Yang is currently a member of the Akron Symphony Orchestra, principle second violin of the Mansfield Symphony and is concertmaster in the Kent State University Orchestra.
The concert venue is at Christ Church Episcopal, 21 Aurora Street, Hudson. Concert time is 5 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at The Learned Owl in Hudson or at the door. Adult tickets are $18; students are free.
The concert is sponsored by the Hudson Community Foundation. There is a meet-the-artist reception immediately following the concert.