Violin, Junior Symphonic Ensemble
Taiwanese-American violinist/conductor Kevin Shue has been hailed by Anthony Tommasini of the New York Times as "…a promising violinist with a rich, full sound, true musical sensitivity, and considerable technique." Mr. Shue has performed as a soloist in sold-out concerts at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center. Mr. Shue has also worked closely with members of the New York Philharmonic, Cleveland, Philadelphia Orchestras, and the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. Mr. Shue has won numerous violin competitions both abroad and at home. Some of his performance highlights include private performances for the Presidents of Taiwan and the Philippines, as well as a world tour for the renowned Mandarin Pop Singer, JJ Lin. A devoted music educator and youth orchestra conductor, Mr. Shue currently serves on the faculty of John Bowne High School & the Children’s Orchestra Society. Mr. Shue is also a member of the American String Teacher Association, National Association for Music Education, and New York State School Music Association. Mr. Shue received his Bachelor of Music degree from SUNY Stony Brook and Master of Music degree from the Mannes College of Music. His principal teachers have included Hiroko Yajima, Pamela Frank, Ani Kavafian, Sheila Reinhold, members of Emerson String Quartet. as well as conducting studies with Timothy Long and Susan Deaver. Mr. Shue performs on a French violin by Joseph Gaffino circa. 1744. As an active community volunteer, Mr. Shue serves on the board of MuseConnect- a non-profit organization that provides performance opportunities for musicians.