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COLLEGE <strong>OF</strong> VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS<br />

<strong>SCHOOL</strong> <strong>OF</strong> <strong>MUSIC</strong><br />

<strong>Matthew</strong> <strong>Richardson</strong>, <strong>violin</strong>, <strong>Non</strong>-<strong>Degree</strong> Graduate Recital<br />

Accompanied by Mijail Tumanov, piano<br />

Sonata for Violin and Piano, Op. 24 in F Major, “Spring Sonata” L. van Beethoven<br />

Allegro<br />

Adagio molto espressivo<br />

Scherzo Allegro Molto<br />

Rondo Allegro ma non troppo<br />

Tzigane, Rapsodie de Concert for Violin and Piano M. Ravel<br />

Intermission<br />

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra S. Barber<br />

Allegro<br />

Andante<br />

Presto in moto perpetuo<br />

Wednesday, March 2, 2011<br />

7:00 p.m.<br />

Harris Theatre, George Mason University<br />

<strong>Matthew</strong> and Mijail are students of Prof. Peter Haase and Dr. Anna Balakerskaia<br />

This recital is offered in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the DEGREE AND CONCENTRATION<br />

The use of cameras and video or tape recorders without prior permission is strictly prohibited.<br />

Notice: For your own safety, LOOK for your nearest EXIT. In case of emergency, WALK, do not RUN, to that EXIT


<strong>Matthew</strong> <strong>Richardson</strong> is currently enrolled in the Masters of Music program at George Mason<br />

University, with a concentration in Violin Performance. In 2007, <strong>Matthew</strong> completed his Bachelor's of<br />

Music degree at GMU, where he studied with Peter Haase. During his time at GMU, he served as<br />

concertmaster of both the Symphony Orchestra, and the Chamber Orchestra, and made numerous<br />

appearances as a soloist with both groups. Some highlights of his solo performances included performing<br />

as a winner of the 2006 Student Concerto Competition, as a soloist at the Kennedy Center's Millennium<br />

stage, and performing the “Theme from Schindler's List” with the GMU Symphony Orchestra in the<br />

spring of 2006. <strong>Matthew</strong> has been a regular member of the first <strong>violin</strong> sections of the Fairfax Symphony<br />

Orchestra (since 2006), and The Mclean Orchestra (since 2004). Other prominent orchestral experience<br />

includes being accepted into the 2006 National Orchestral Institute at the University of Maryland; being<br />

invited to perform in the festival Chamber Orchestra and Opera Orchestra at the 2007 Pine Mountain<br />

Music Festival in Upper Peninsula, MI; and substitute performances with the Eclipse Chamber Orchestra<br />

(DC) and the Winchester Orchestra.<br />

Mijail Tumanov was born in Ukraine in 1988. In 1994, he moved to Costa Rica, where he started his<br />

musical education at the age of 8, with Alexandr Sklioutovsky. In 1998, he was accepted into the<br />

Intensive Precollege Piano Training program at the National University of Costa Rica, as well as its sister<br />

school, the Instituto Superior de Artes, where he also studied with Ludmila Melzer.<br />

Tumanov achieved his first major success in 1999, when he won the Young Soloists competition of<br />

the National Symphony Orchestra of Costa Rica, with which he performed as a result. Mijail has<br />

performed, as well, with the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, the Youth Symphony Orchestra of<br />

Costa Rica and the Ball State Symphony Orchestra and worked with noted conductors such as Vladimir<br />

Sirenko, Chosei Komatsu and Irwin Hoffman. In 2001, he won the 5th Pinault International Competition<br />

in New York, which granted him the opportunity to play at the Carnegie Hall, where he was subsequently<br />

invited to perform two more times.<br />

In 2005, at the age of 17, Tumanov finished the B.M. in piano performance and pedagogy at the<br />

National University of Costa Rica and the following year, began working towards his M.M. in piano<br />

performance at Ball State University in Indiana, under Ray Kilburn. After finishing his M.M. degree, he<br />

remained at Ball State, in the Artist Diploma program.<br />

In 2009, Tumanov advanced to the Division Round of the Music Teachers National Association<br />

Competition where he represented Indiana and was chosen as the Alternate Winner.<br />

Tumanov has received masterclasses from such recognized teachers as Gyorgy Sandor, Alexandr<br />

Bonduryansky, Emanuel Krasovsky, Alexandr Braginsky, Alexandr Kobrin, Nina Lelchuk and Mykola<br />

Suk. In 2006, Tumanov released a CD of solo repertoire, including works by Bach, Mozart, Chopin,<br />

Schumann and Rachmaninov.<br />

Currently, Tumanov is working on his DMA at George Mason University, studying with Dr. Anna<br />

Balakerskaia.<br />

George Mason University School of Music<br />

For more information and a complete listing of concerts and recitals,<br />

Visit the Web site at http://music.gmu.edu<br />

George Mason University is a registered All-Steinway School

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