Strauss Shi, erhu, dizi, violin | Tengyue (TY) Zhang, electric guitar, classical guitar
Selections from the TY & Strauss Duo concert program, taking place July 15. Get event details here.
Behind the Scenes are FREE performances, dialogue, and masterclasses with artists from the Austin Chamber Music Festival and Workshop. Taking place Monday through Friday 3:15-4:00 PM in Bates Recital Hall, July 10-21.
Monday, July 10 | Faculty Artists: Rehearsal Techniques
Tuesday, July 11 | Festival Quartet with Michelle Schumann
Wednesday, July 12 | Samantha Balboa, Ruben Balboa & Michelle Schumann
Thursday, July 13 | Sara Sant’Ambrogio
Friday, July 14 | TY & Strauss
Monday, July 17 | Cover to Cover
Tuesday, July 18 | Invoke
Wednesday, July 19 | Faculty Artists
Thursday, July 20 | Faculty Artists: Dos & Don’ts of Performance
Friday, July 21 | Graeme Francis
TY & Strauss Duo
Awarded as the recent Winner and Audience Prize of the 2023 Concert Artists Guild (CAG) Competition in New York, the duo consists of three-time
international First Prize-winning violinist Strauss Shi, and the Grand Prize winner of Guitar Foundation of America International Concert Artist Competition (GFA-ICAC), TY Zhang. The duo is pushing boundaries and redefining the 21st century violin-guitar art form, while continuing to win the hearts of their audiences through their heartfelt sincerity, charm, and virtuosity.