MUSICIANS

Trinidad Bay Art and Music Festival is committed to showcasing the talent of local artists.

All performers are either Humboldt residents or are directly affiliated with the region.

Nonoka Mizukami, marimba

Nonoka Mizukami, born in Fukui Japan, began studying piano at the age of two and a half, and started to play marimba by age ten.  Ms. Mizukami won Second Place with an Excellence award at the 2007 KOBE International Music Competition, and The Kobe City Board of Education Award, and she has since performed widely in Japan and the U.S., including concerto performances with both the Central Aichi Symphony Orchestra and Kyoto Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra in 2014 in Japan, and performances at Kennedy Center in Washington DC.  She has attended many music festivals, including the Takefu International Music Festival in 2005 and 2010 (of which Hosokawa Toshio is the music director) in Takefu, Japan, Aspen Music Festival in Aspen, CO, Trinidad Bay Art Music Festival in Trinidad, CA, and Pike’s Falls Chamber Music Festival, Jamaica, VT.  Nonoka lives in Baltimore, MD, and performs with Washington Chamber Orchestra, NakedEye Ensemble, and Pique Collective.

 

Ms. Mizukami holds a BM, GPD, and MM from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, thanks to the Leonard Sandler Scholarship. She is currently pursuing a DMA, as well as teaching percussion at the Peabody Preparatory School.

Nonoka

Mizukami

marimba & percussion

Terrie Baune, violin

Terrie Baune returns as TBAM Music Director. Terrie is concertmaster of the Eureka Symphony and the North State Symphony, co-concertmaster of the Oakland Symphony, a member of the professional new-music ensembles Earplay, New Music Works and Wooden Fish. She is Associate Director of the Humboldt Chamber Music Workshop at Humboldt State University. She has been a member of the National Symphony of Washington DC and a member of the Auckland Philharmonia of New Zealand. For over twenty years Terrie was concertmaster of The Women's Philharmonic, during which time she participated in over a hundred premieres and made several recordings.  Most recently she toured a Libby Larson violin concerto, a world premiere.

Terrie graduated from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music with a Bachelor of Music degree, having won the Oberlin Concerto Competition and Grand Prize at the Fischoff Chamber Music Competition. She plays in the Temporary Resonance Ensemble with Carol Jaconson and John Chernoff. She teaches violin, viola and chamber music.

Carol Jacobson, cello

Carol Jacobson has been the Music Director and Conductor of the Eureka Symphony for more than a decade.  An accomplished cellist, Ms. Jacobson earned her bachelor’s degree at Humboldt State University, with further studies at the Salzburg Mozarteum, The Royal Danish Conservatory and the Netherlands Royal Conservatory in The Hague. She was a member of the Netherlands National Ballet Orchestra in Amsterdam, the Netherlands Radio Symphony, the Oslo Opera Orchestra and the Netherlands Strijkers Ensemble. 

Carol has worked with many conductors including, Valerie Gergiev, Kent Nagano, Jaap van Zweden, Sixten Ehrling and Edo deWaart. She was conductor of the Humboldt State University Orchestra and directed the Humboldt Music Academy. She plays in the Temporary Resonance Ensemble with Terrie Baune and John Chernoff and is principal cellist in the North State Symphony. For TBAM 2019, Carol is drawing together four fine cellists for an afternoon of Bach Cello Quartets.

John Chernoff, piano

John Chernoff is an active pianist in a variety of musical genres, performing across the United States, including appearances at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., the Legion of Honor in San Francisco, and Symphony Space in New York City. John has also served as an accompanist for the Heifetz International Music Institute, coach for the Sequoia Chamber Music Workshop, Humboldt Chamber Music Workshop and soloist with the Eureka Symphony. John plays in the Temporary Resonance Ensemble with Terrie Baune and Carol Jacobson. For TBAM 2019, he joins Hubert Pralitz, violiinist. That electrifying combo will light the audience on fire.

Temporary

Resonance

piano trio

Carol Jacobson

(also in Temporary Resonance)

As a performer, Garrick Woods delivers emotionally stirring performances with understanding of a variety of styles. He regularly performed as a member of the Tucson Symphony, as a substitute for the Utah and Hawaii Symphonies and now serves as principal cello of the Eureka Symphony.  Garrick has performed as a studio musician on many television, game, and film soundtracks. As Assistant Professor at Humboldt State University, he teaches cello and bass, and directs the Humboldt Symphony. Most recently, he was soloist with the Eureka Symphony playing Tchaikowsky’s Rococo Variations.

Quattro

Celli

cello quartet

Peter Kibbe

(also performing with Daniela Mineva)

Garrick Woods

Anthony Polcari

Local and renowned cellist Anthony Polcari is performing with The Trinidad Quartet as part of TBAM's celebration this summer, adding his inimitable sound to this lush arrangement of quartet music for four cellistic voices.

Hubert Pralitz

violin

Hubert Pralitz attended the Stanislaw Moniuszko Music School of Sopot, the Fryderyk Chopin Music College of Wrzeszcz, the National Superior Conservatory of Music in Paris, the Academy of Music "Mozarteum" in Salzburg, Austria. He was finalist and winner of several National and International Violin Competitions, Hubert has performed extensively throughout Europe, South America, Africa, the Middle East, Canada and the United States. He is also the founder and director of Camerata Dallas, an interdisciplinary arts organization based in Dallas, Texas.


Hubert performs with the Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra, Richardson Symphony Orchestra and Dallas String Quartet. He is on the faculty of the Humboldt Chamber Music Workshop.

Hubert Pralitz

violin

John Chernoff

piano

John Chernoff

piano
 

Mr Chernoff is also a member of

Temporary Resonance piano trio

The Cornell Quartet is based at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. In 2018 they participated as a fellowship quartet at the Credo Music festival in Oberlin, working closely with the nationally renowned Arianna String Quartet. The Cornell Quartet studies with former Pacifica Quartet, the Doric String Quartet, Cuarteto Cassals, and the Brentano Quartet. In 2018, they premiered “And So I Looked to the River” by composer Jessica Hunt at the Detroit Chamber Winds and Strings Festival and did an eight concert West Coast tour.

 

Carson McHaney, violinist from Arcata, California is pursuing violin performance at Oberlin. Carson studied under Terrie Baune and played in the North State Symphony as well as the Eureka Symphony. In 2015 Carson was the first prize winner of the Eureka Symphony’s youth competition.

 

Mayson Lane, violinist, is studying performance under David Bowlin at Oberlin. He has performed in the Carnegie Hall Honors Performance Series, the All-National Honors Symphony Orchestra, and the Kansas All-State Symphony Orchestra.

Maya Enstad, cellist,  studies with Amir Eldan at Oberlin. She won first place in the Ethel Crook String Competition  2014 and 2015, and was awarded a fellowship position at the Marrowstone Music Festival in 2017. She has participated in  Orford Musique Festival and the Academy at Domaine Forget in Quebec. Also an avid teacher, Maya has taught at the Asociación Nacional de Conciertos in Panama City, Panama. 

Anders Cornell, violist, studies with Peter Slowik at Oberlin, where he is pursuing degrees in performance and computer science. He was awarded a fellowship position at the Aspen Music Festival for two  summers, and has played in concert with the Minnesota Orchestra. Anders enjoys improvising and arranging music on piano and viola.

Cornell

Quartet

Carson McHaney,violin

Mayson Lane, violin

Maya Enstad, cello

Anders Cornell, viola

Cornell Quartet

Daniela Mineva

piano

Daniela Mineva is hailed by critics as a "vibrant and expressive performer who could steal the show in every concert" (New York Times). She has performed at some of the most prestigious venues in Bulgaria, USA, China, Italy, France, Greece, Russia, Germany, and Costa Rica. Dr. Mineva has commissioned and premiered works by both young and established composers. A devoted teacher herself, she has given master classes throughout the USA, Europe, Asia, and South America.


Born in Bulgaria, Daniela began piano lessons at the age of five with her mother. She graduated from Sofia Music Academy with a Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees in Piano Performance and Choral Conducting. She holds degrees and certificates in Piano Performance and the Outstanding Graduate Diploma from the University of North Texas, Northwestern University and the Eastman School of Music. She has worked closely with Emmanuel Ax, Pamela Frank, Paul Bodura-Scoda. A dedicated educator, she is Piano Professor at Humboldt State University and Director of the North Coast Piano Festival. 

John Chernoff, piano

John Chernoff is an active pianist in a variety of musical genres, performing across the United States, including appearances at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., the Legion of Honor in San Francisco, and Symphony Space in New York City. John has also served as an accompanist for the Heifetz International Music Institute, coach for the Sequoia Chamber Music Workshop, Humboldt Chamber Music Workshop and soloist with the Eureka Symphony. John plays in the Temporary Resonance Ensemble with Terrie Baune and Carol Jacobson. For TBAM 2019, he joins Hubert Pralitz, violiinist. That electrifying combo will light the audience on fire.

Daniela Mineva

piano

Peter Kibbe

cello

Hailing originally from the west coast, cellist Peter Kibbe currently enjoys a career playing and teaching his cello from his home in Baltimore, where he is currently a member of several local ensembles and orchestras, including work with the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, Annapolis Symphony, and Maryland Symphony, among others.  Also highly sought as a technician for interpreting modern music, Mr. Kibbe is a founding member of groups The Pique Collective, The Lunar Ensemble, Mind on Fire, and a recent addition to Naked Eye Ensemble, all of whom are champions of new music and living composers.  Having received formal training from several fantastic teachers on both US coasts and earning a degree from The Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, Peter currently enjoys sharing his cello playing in small salon and chamber concerts, in orchestral performances, and with his studio of dedicated cello students.

Peter Kibbe

cello

John Chernoff is an active pianist in a variety of musical genres, performing across the United States, including appearances at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., the Legion of Honor in San Francisco, and Symphony Space in New York City. John has also served as an accompanist for the Heifetz International Music Institute, coach for the Sequoia Chamber Music Workshop, Humboldt Chamber Music Workshop and soloist with the Eureka Symphony. John plays in the Temporary Resonance Ensemble with Terrie Baune and Carol Jacobson. For TBAM 2019, he joins Hubert Pralitz, violiinist. That electrifying combo will light the audience on fire.

Festival

Strings

 

The Festival Strings ensemble, led by concertmaster Terrie Baune, is the capstone to the TBAM double-weekend, showcasing a concert of works for string orchestra, and featuring local players and invited guest artists and TBAM family.  Don't miss it!

 

 

First Row: Terrie Baune, Vanessa Kibbe, Julie Fulkerson

Carol Jacobson, Mary DeAndreas, Lee Smith, Don Morris, Kit Morris, Garrick Woods, Karen Davy, Holly MacDonell, Sherry Hanson, Kira Weiss.

Not pictured: Peter Kibbe, Gwen Post
Not PIctured: Marilyn Page

Festival Strings

Marimba Masterworks

Nonoka Mizukami


Temporary Resonance

Terrie Baune

Carol Jacobson

John Chernoff

Quattro Celli Quartet

Carol Jacobson

Garrick Woods

Anthony Polcari

Peter Kibbe

Violin & Piano recital

Hubert Pralitz
John Chernoff


Cornell Quartet

Carson McHaney

Mason Layne

Maya Enstad

Anders Cornell

Cello & Piano Masterworks

Peter Kibbe

Daniela Mineva

2019 TBAM

Musical Artists