University of Iowa String Quartet Residency Program

Chiara/Lee Residency




Chiara Quartet’s website

Soyeon Kate Lee’s website


Chiara Quartet Chamber Music Master Class 
Join the Chiara Quartet as the Quartet members work with University of Iowa chamber groups. Repertoire to be performed – Mozart’s “Dissonance” Quartet and Dohnanyi’s Piano Quintet No. 1 in C Minor.
Monday, October 2, 2017
12-1:30 pm
Recital Hall (2301 VOX), Voxman Music Building (free)
Under the Hood – Behind the scenes with the Chiara Quartet
Join the Chiara Quartet as members talk about early experiences as musicians, playing chamber music by heart and making the transition from a full-time string quartet career to new career paths.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
12–1 pm
Recital Hall, Voxman Music Building (free)
Chiara Quartet Concert with pianist Soyeon Kate Lee 
As part of its final season, the Chiara Quartet performs works by Mendelssohn and Shostakovich is joined by Soyeon Kate Lee on the second half to perform Schumann’s brilliant Piano Quintet in E flat Major. 
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
7:30 pm
Concert Hall, Voxman Music Building (free / no tickets required)



String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, Op. 13      Felix Mendelssohn

String Quartet No. 8    Dimitri Shostakovich


Piano Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 44    Robert Schumann


Chiara Quartet collaboration with the International Writing Program (limited seating)
This season marks the 50th anniversary of the International Writing Program and also the final season of the Chiara Quartet.   Join the Chiara Quartet and writers from the International Writing Program in this ideal setting for both writing and music as they explore the concept of memory through musical performance and the spoken word.
Thursday, October 5, 2017
7:30 PM
Frank Conroy Reading Room, Writers’ Workshop (free)
This event is cosponsored by the International Writing Program and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop