string-quartet-instrumentsKent State University’s Stopper Quartet performs a free, all-ages concert of classical music at the Kent Free Library on Sunday, April 26 at 2:00 pm. The accomplished members of this group are Mingyuan Song, Wong Tak-Kin, Man Wing-Sun, and Vincent Leung.

Violinist Mingyuan Song studied at Tianjin Conservatory of Music and Bowling Green State University. He is continuing his graduate studies at KSU with Cathy Meng Robinson and Amy Lee.

Wong Tak-Kin is a violinist with a Bachelors Degree in Music from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts who is earning his Masters in Performance at KSU under Cathy Meng Robinson, Amy Lee, and Ivan Chan. Wong toured internationally with the Asian Youth Orchestra, and has been the concertmaster of the Blossom Music Festival Orchestra and the KSU Orchestra.

Violist Man Wing-Sun received his Bachelors Degree in Music Performance at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, and is now pursuing a Masters Degree in Music performance at KSU. An active chamber music player, Man has trained with several famous quartets, including the Miami Quartet, the Chilingirian Quartet and the The Penderecki quartet.

Cellist Vincent Leung is pursuing the Master of Performance Degree in Kent State University under Keith Robinson. He also studied at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and has received several scholarships. An active chamber musician, he has performed internationally and has worked under several renowned conductors, including Lorin Maazel.

No registration is required; however because space is limited, audience members must pick up a pass at the 2nd floor information desk beginning ½ hour before the concert. Please call the library at 330.673.4414 for more information.