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VC YOUNG ARTIST | Jordan Bak, 25 – Concert Artists Guild Competition 1st Prize Winner

25-year-old Jamaican-American violist Jordan Bak is building an international reputation as one of the new generation’s most outstanding young string soloists

25-year-old Jamaican-American violist Jordan Bak is building an international reputation as one of the new generation’s most outstanding young string soloists.

A graduate of The Juilliard School and New England Conservatory, Jordan is a former major prize winner at the Sphinx Competition and the Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition - and former recipient of a Sphinx MPower Artist Grant and the Samuel Sanders Tel Aviv Museum Prize.

His recent collaborations include performances with András Keller, Mihaela Martin, Ani Kavafian, Colin Carr and Emanuel Gruber and members of the Borromeo, Brentano, Calidore, Cavani, Cleveland, Juilliard, Michelangelo and Parker Quartets.

Jordan currently performs on a 2016 Jon van Kouwenhoven modern viola - and serves as a teaching assistant at The Juilliard School to the Amory/Castleman/Huang/Tenenbom Viola Studio.

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST JORDAN BAK & EMA NIKOLOVSKA | SAARIAHO | DU GICK, FLÖG | 2019

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST JORDAN BAK & JI YUNG LEE | DE FALLA | SIETE CANCIONES POPULARES ESPAÑOLAS - JOTA | 2019

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST JORDAN BAK & JI YUNG LEE | SCHUMANN | MÄRCHENBILDER | 3RD MVT | BOULDER INTERNATIONAL CHAMBER MUSIC COMPETITION | 2018

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST JORDAN BAK & JI YUNG LEE | DE FALLA | SIETE CANCIONES POPULARES ESPAÑOLAS - NANA | BOULDER INTERNATIONAL CHAMBER MUSIC COMPETITION | 2018

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST JORDAN BAK, CHLOË SCHAAF & MIN YOUNG KANG | BRIDGE | THREE SONGS FOR MEZZO-SOPRANO, VIOLA & PIANO | 2020

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST JORDAN BAK & JI YUNG LEE | PIAZZOLLA | LE GRAND TANGO | WQXR | 2018

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST JORDAN BAK & JI YUNG LEE | BRAHMS | VIOLA SONATA IN E-FLAT MAJOR NO.2 | WQXR | 2018

 

 

Viola: 2016 Jon van Kouwenhoven
Bow: 1930 Adolf C. Schuster
Strings: Larsen A | D'Addario Kaplan Amo D & G | Thomastik Evah Pirazzi Gold Tungsten C
Accessories: WMutes Concert & Practice Mute | Pirastro KorfkerRest II Viola Shoulder Rest | SAS Walnut Chinrest | BAM Contoured Hightech Viola Case
Teachers: Dimitri Murrath | Hsin-Yun Huang | Samuel Rhodes
Schools: New England Conservatory | The Juilliard School
Website: www.jordanbak.com
Facebook: facebook.com/jordanbakviolist
Instagram: @jordanbak.1
PHOTO CREDIT: DARIO ACOSTA

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