Renowned cellist Merry Peckham joins Notre Dame's Quartet in Residence in Schubert's deeply poignant Cello Quintet, presenting in commemoration of the 15th anniversary of 9/11. Also on the program will be John Harbison's Piano Quartet with pianist Daniel Schlosberg.
Merry Peckham, cellist, is a founding member of the Cavani String Quartet winner of numerous awards and prizes including the Naumburg Chamber Music Award. Ms. Peckham has toured extensively throughout the United States and abroad, including appearances at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center, Corcoran Gallery and Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., Ambassador Series in Los Angeles, Festival L’Epau in France, and the Ijsbreker Series in Amsterdam. Ms. Peckham has had the honor of performing with distinguished artists including members of the Cleveland, Juilliard, Miami, Ying, Emerson, Borodin, Amadeus, St. Lawrence and Colorado String Quartets, the Weilerstein and Peabody Trios, Itzhak Perlman, Robert Mann, Anton Nel, Earl Wild, Stephanie Blythe and Charles Neidich. Deeply committed to arts-education, Ms. Peckham has given master classes and lecture demonstrations at music festivals, universities and public and private schools in communities all over the world. As a member of the faculty and Quartet-in-Residence at The Cleveland Institute of Music since 1988, Ms. Peckham in collaboration with her colleagues has developed the Apprentice Program, Intensive Quartet Seminar, New Quartet Project and M.A.P. (Music, Art & Poetry) PROJECT. Ms. Peckham is Assistant Director of The Perlman Music Program, Director of The Chamber Music Workshop @ The Perlman Music Program. Ms. Peckham is the host for the radio program Offbeat which is aired weekly on WCLV, 104.9 FM.