Inner Loop Chamber Players
Bartók, Schubert, Fauré and Brahms
Bartók • Duos for two violins (arr. for violin & viola)
Schubert • Notturno in E-flat major Op. 148
Mozart • Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, K. 478
Brahms • Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34
Violinist Regino Madrid is an active soloist, concertmaster, and chamber musician in the Washington, D.C. area. Madrid is the concertmaster of The American Pops Orchestra and The McLean Orchestra. He has also appeared as guest concertmaster for the Eclipse Chamber Orchestra, National Gallery Orchestra, National Philharmonic, Chesapeake Orchestra at St. Mary’s River Concert Series, the Alexandria Symphony, and the Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio. Madrid is a founding member of the critically acclaimed Teiber Trio and has played in Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the Library of Congress, the Phillips Collection, and The White House. He received his music degree in violin performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music, and plays on a J.B. Vuillaume violin from 1871.
Violinist Jennifer Rickard is an orchestral and chamber musician, soloist, recording artist and teacher. She is a member of both the National Philharmonic and the Post Classical Ensemble. She also substitutes with the National Symphony, the Washington National Opera, and the Richmond Symphony. Ms. Rickard has made several notable recordings for the Naxos label with the Post Classical Ensemble, and the largest digital music distributor, CD Baby. Ms. Rickard is a sought after teacher and clinician at both the secondary and collegiate level and maintains a private studio. Prior to moving to Washington DC, Ms. Rickard was a member of the New Orleans and Phoenix Symphonies. She received her bachelor’s degree from Barnard College in New York and her master’s from the College Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati.
Violist Jennifer Ries is a D.C area native, who returned in 2004 after playing with the Kansas City Symphony for nine years. She received her Bachelors in Viola from the Oberlin Conservatory and received her Masters in Chamber Music from the Chamber Music Center at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Upon graduation she played as rotating Principal Viola with the New World Symphony, where she won their concerto competition and performed with the orchestra. During her time in Kansas City, she received a one year position teaching viola at the University of Minnesota’s School of music, where she also played with the Minnesota Orchestra. She currently freelances and teaches in the D.C.
Cellist Alison Bazala Kim has taught cello at Anne Arundel Community College, Hood College, the Naval Academy and Washington Adventist University. Additionally, Dr. Bazala Kim taught at several Washington area private schools. Prior to moving to Maryland, she taught at Michigan State University Community Music School and was director of the Chamber Music Program. She maintains a private studio in North Potomac. Her students are often leading members of their school orchestras. She is also President-Elect of the Maryland/DC Chapter of the American String Teacher’s Association. Dr. Bazala Kim holds a B.S. in Music from the New England Conservatory of Music, Master of Music from Rice University and a Doctorate of Musical Arts from the University of Maryland. She also studied at the Eastman School of Music.
Pianist Glenn Sales is well-known to D.C area audiences since his National Symphony Orchestra debut at age 14 and subsequent appearances. He attended the Juilliard School and was featured in 1980 on PBS as the winner of the Beethoven Fellowship for American Pianists. He has been a guest pianist at American Ballet Theatre since 1990 and has also played for The Royal Ballet, Paris Opera Ballet, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, The Washington Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet among others. Mr. Sales also collaborated with Damian Woetzel and Yo-Yo Ma in projects at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, public schools in the Washington area, the Hirshhorn Museum, and The White House.