The Arts

National Chamber Players

The National Chamber Players have been the resident chamber ensemble at Episcopal High School since 2004. Made up of members of the National Symphony Orchestra and other prominent artists and under the artistic direction of N.S.O. cellist James Lee, the National Chamber Players perform four concerts per year in the Ainslie Arts Center's Pendleton Hall. The concerts, featuring ensembles ranging from solo instruments to chamber orchestra, are appreciated by the school community, critics, and a devoted following for their innovative and balanced programs and their virtuoso performances.

All concerts are currently virtual and available online. Scroll down for the links to view.

For more information call 703-933-4170 or email maw@episcopalhighschool.org.

2020-21 Events

MAY 2021 Virtual Concert

Watch the concert on YouTube

Musicians:

Angela Cho, violin
 Teri Lee, violin
 Ally Goodman, viola
 Andrew Eng, viola
 James Lee, cello
 Mark Evans, cello
Parker Lee, timapni
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Performances:
DANSES        Etienne Perruchon
Danse 3
Danse 2

Sextet No. 2 in G Major Op. 36          Johannes Brahms
Allegro non troppo
Scherzo-Allegro non troppo-Presto giocoso
Adagio
Poco Allegro

APRIL 2021 Virtual Concert

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Musicians:

Teri Lee, violin
 Joel Fuller, violin
 James Lee, cello
Natalia Kazaryan, piano
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Performances:
Sonata No.1 in G major, KV 301        W.A. Mozart
Allegro con spirito
Allegro

Trio in E flat major, Opus no. 100          Franz Schubert
Allegro
Andante con moto
Scherzo-trio
Allegro moderato

March 2021 Virtual Concert

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Musicians:

Teri Lee, violin
 Derek Powell, violin
 Ally Goodman, viola
 James Lee, cello
Natalia Kazaryan, piano
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Performances:
STRUM by Jessie Montgomery

Quintet in A major, Opus 81          Antonín Dvořák
Allegro, ma non tanto
Dumka - Andante con moto
Scherzo, molto vivace
Finale - Allegro

December 2020 Virtual Concert

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Musicians:

Aaron Goldman, flute
Benny Kim, violin
Teri Lee, violin
Allyson Goodman, viola
James Lee, cello
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Performances:
Libertango by Astor Piazzolla ( arr. Helene Cailliez )

Flute Quartet in D major, K.285          Wolfgang Mozart
Allegro
Adagio
Rondeau

Quartet in D major, Op.44, No.1         Felix Mendelssohn
 
Molto allegro vivace
Menuetto
Andante espressivo ma non moto
Presto con brio