CIM chamber groups took top prizes at the 2018 Fischoff Competition at the University of Notre Dame on May 13. The Callisto Quartet (violinists Paul Aguilar and Rachel Stenzel, violist Eva Kennedy, and cellist Hannah Moses) won the Grand Prize as well as the Senior Strings Division. Their younger colleagues of the Razumovsky Quartet (violinists Phoenix Avalon and Hana Chang, violist Samuel Rosenthal, and cellist James Hettinga) claimed the Silver Medal in the Junior Division.
About Daniel Hathaway
Daniel Hathaway founded ClevelandClassical.com in September, 2008, after a thirty-one year tenure as music director of Cleveland’s Trinity Cathedral, where he founded the Wednesday Noon Brownbag Concert Series and Trinity Chamber Orchestra. A graduate of Harvard College and the Episcopal Divinity School, he also studied historical musicology at Princeton and Harvard Universities. Before coming to Cleveland in 1977, he served as head of humanities at the Sunset Hill School in Kansas City and as head of arts at Groton School in Massachusetts. Other Cleveland activities have included serving on the music staff of Cleveland Opera, Great Lakes Theater Festival, and the faculty of Laurel School. As an organist, Hathaway has played recitals in the U.S., England, France, Germany, and Austria. He currently team-teaches Introduction to Music Criticism at Oberlin College and Conservatory and serves on the board of the Music Critics Association of North America.