Left photo: Caramoor CEO Jeffrey Haydon with Joseph Lin
On Sunday, we welcomed the return of Joseph Lin to Caramoor. In 1997, he was an Evnin Rising Star and just started as the first violinist of the Juilliard String Quartet this season. Lin had a whole group of family and friends here to celebrate this milestone moment. Giving emerging musicians the opportunity to hone their skill and then inviting them to return throughout their careers to celebrate their success is what makes Caramoor so special. This is the creative oasis where musicians thrive.
Using a Venn diagram may seem like a strange way to plan the Evnin Rising Stars mentoring program, but it’s exactly what Pamela Frank relies on each summer to guide her through the planning process.
As artistic director, its Ms. Frank’s job to select the repertoire, mentors, and students for the annual program, which began as a series of master classes with André Previn in 1992. Over the years, the program’s structure evolved into its current format – six to eight young musicians come to Caramoor each fall for a weeklong residency led by Ms. Frank and two distinguished artists. After spending the week Read more