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Rachel Ostler, Violin and Miles Graber, Piano

Noontime Concerts

Noontime Concerts Rachel Ostler, Violin and Miles Graber, Piano

Hailed as “a total virtuoso” (Classic FM), violinist Rachel Ostler has been recognized for her interpretive artistry and charismatic presence. She has performed in concert halls all over the world, from the Poly Theatre in Beijing to the Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, from the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles to the KKL in Luzern. She has competed in numerous international competitions including the 2018 Paganini Premio Competition, the Princess Astrid Competition, the Isang Yun Competition, and the Leopold Mozart Competition, and she is the first prize winner of the 2016 Aspen Music Festival Concerto Competition, the AYS Concerto Competition, the Parness Competition, and the Rio Hondo Young Artist Competition.

Miles Graber received his musical training at the Juilliard School, where he studied with Anne Hull, Phyllis Kreuter, and Louise Behrend. He has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1971, where he has developed a wide reputation as an accompanist and collaborative pianist for instrumentalists and singers. He is a member of the chamber groups Trio Concertino, MusicAEterna, and the Sor Ensemble. Mr. Graber has been associated with many ensembles in the bay area including the San Francisco Chamber Soloists, Midsummer Mozart, the Oakland-East Bay Symphony, and the California Symphony. He has accompanied master classes by such artists as Midori, Nadia Salerno-Sonnenberg, James Galway and Lynn Harrell.


Claude Debussy

Sonata for Violin and Piano in G Minor, L. 140

Francis Poulenc

Sonata for Violin and Piano, FP 119