Christina C. Spurling 

christina.spurling@gmail.com

(207) 664-3373

Christinaspurling.com

SELECTED RECITALS

Piano 4-hands: Brahms, Schubert, Dvorak & Rachmaninoff with Woo Young Jung, piano. July 2018.

Violin Sonatas: Brahms, Beethoven & Ravel sonatas for violin and piano. Yi-li Chang, violin. Aug 2017

Season Opener: Surry Arts at the Barn. Anatole Wieck & Ryu Mitsuhashi, violins. June 2017

Graduate Recital: Berlioz Les Nuits d’Etes; Brahms Zigeunerlieder and more. Hao Liu, mezzo soprano. May 2017

Graduate Recital: Brahms violin sonata No. 3; Britten Winter Words; German songs for soprano; Ravel piano trio. April 2017

Graduate Recital: Winter Words, Britten; Gatsby Songs, John Harbison. Sam Strickland, tenor. April 2017

Songs from the Sea: art songs, opera arias and cabaret songs for soprano inspired by the sea. Ketti Muschler & Michele

Kruske, sopranos. August 2016

Arthur Russell Strings staff recital: piano trios. Claire Manfredo, cello & Nate Lesser, violin. July 2016

Graduate recital: Beethoven cello sonata No. 3; Saint Saens concerto for cello. Jenna Kim, cello. April 2016

Graduate recital: Debussy Arriettes Oubliees. Marita Montero, soprano. May 2016

CHAMBER ENSEMBLES

Longy School of Music of Bard College chamber ensembles 2015-2017

Gordon College chamber ensembles 2006-2010

Arthur Russell Strings assistants’ ensemble (piano quartets) 2004-2008

Bay Chamber Concerts Next Generation Program 2004-2007

Kneisel Hall Young Musicians Program 2002-2006

ACCOMPANYING EXPERIENCE

AMC Mountains and Music Fall weekend 2017: Brahms Requiem

Bagaduce Chorale rehearsal accompanist 2017-present: Poulenc’s Gloria; Karl Jenkins’ Gloria; Handel’s Coronation Anthems

Harvard University Dudley House Choir: Dido and Aeneas 2017

Boston Opera Collaborative rehearsal pianist 2015-2016: Gounod’s Faust

Ellsworth Community Music Institute staff pianist 2016-present

Longy assistantship: accompanist for lessons, recitals, seminars and opera scenes.  2015-2017

First Religious Society UU, Newburyport, MA: guest choir accompanist 2014-present        

Newburyport Candlelight Chorale: Neue Liebeslieder May 2016

SOLOS with ORCHESTRA

        Bagaduce Chorale and GEM chamber orchestra: Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy

ORCHESTRAS

Cape Ann Symphony: celesta player in Bolero; American in Paris; Pictures at an Exhibition. Oct. 2015

PREMIERED WORKS

        Odd Jobs (solo piano) by Daniel Fischer-Lockhead, July 2017

        Rest, Rest (soprano & piano) by Jordan Chase, May 2016

EDUCATION

Longy School of Music of Bard College, Cambridge, MA: M.M. in Collaborative Piano 2017, Presidential Scholar

Gordon College, Wenham, MA: B.A. in Music; Visual Art 2010

Master class with Dawn Upshaw, April 2017

Master class with Horszovski piano trio, March 2017

Master class with John Harbison and Lynne Torgove, October 2015

Dalcroze Workshop with Lisa Parker, March 2015

PRIMARY TEACHERS                                COACHES

Brian Moll                `                Jesse Mills, violin

Rieko Aizawa                                Robert Merfeld, piano

Michael Monroe                                Ryan Turner, voice

Mia Chung                                Carol Mastrodomenico, voice

         Ginger Hwalek                                Carol Ou, cello