Senior Aaron Hauser to Perform with Eastside Symphony

Written by Laura Paskin
September 30, 2014

Cellist Aaron Hauser, class of 2015, will perform at the Eastside Symphony’s first concert of the season on October 18, 2014. He will perform the first and second movements of  Elgar’s Cello Concerto. Hauser, one of the two Eastside Symphony Young Soloist winners, studies cello with Music Professor Kevin Krentz.

Hauser was the first place winner of the 2014 Seattle University Concerto Competition and has performed on the Seattle University Lemieux Performance Series. He has also performed in master classes for James Ehnes, Clive Greensmith, Efe Baltacigil, and members of the Turtle Island, Tokyo, Miró, and Emerson String Quartets.

Hauser is a member of the Fellowship String Quartet which recently won the grand prize in the Russian Chamber Music Foundation of Seattle Competition. The quartet has performed throughout Washington including the Frye Art Museum, Classical KING FM 98.1, and Benaroya Hall, and was recently invited to be Artists-in-Residence at the Methow Valley Chamber Music Festival on a generous grant from the Betti Foundation.

The Eastside Symphony concert is scheduled for October 18, 7:30 p.m., at the Redmond Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $12 general, $9 students and seniors (62+), and complimentary tickets for children (12 and under). Details here.

The College of Arts and Sciences, the largest college in Seattle University, offers a B.M. in String Performance, a BA in Interdisciplinary Arts with a Music specialization, and a Music minor.