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Guest Lecture and Masterclass: Ayke Augus, piano and violin
Sunday, October 1 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ayke Agus will talk about her time working with legendary Russian-American violinist Jascha Heifetz, whom Dr. Agus accompanied during the last fifteen years of his life.
Dr. Agus will also coach UVic School of Music students performing works for violin and piano.
ABOUT AYKE AGUS
A pianist of unparalleled skill and sensitivity, Dr. Ayke Agus is a native of Indonesia and began her concert career on both the violin and the piano at the age of 7. She will forever be known as the last accompanist during the last fifteen years of the world renowned Russian American violinist, Jascha Heifetz’s life. She performed as pianist with Heifetz and Gregor Piatigorsky in chamber music concerts. Dr. Agus has given masterclasses and lecture concerts around the world including the St. Petersburg Conservatory (Russia), the Jascha Heifetz concert Hall in Vilnius, Lithuania, the Juilliard School of Music, the Royal Academy of Music in London (RAC), New England Conservatory, Boston University, the Royal Music Conservatory of Birmingham (UK), Rice University (Houston), UCLA, The Yang Siew Toh (YST) National Music Conservatory of Singapore, University of Indonesia in Jakarta, and all the major cities of Indonesia.