Loomis Chaffee students enjoyed an impressive performance of musicianship by guest musicians cellist Rajan Kapoor and pianist Yoshino Toi during an evening of chamber music selections on Monday, November 8, in the Hubbard Performance Hall. The recital included a variety of emotional and rousing compositions by Johann Sebastian Bach, Felix Mendelssohn, Cesar Franck, and Claude Debussy.
Rajan, a private cello instructor for Loomis Chaffee students, is an experienced solo, chamber, and orchestral musician who has performed throughout the United States, Europe, and the Caribbean. He is pursuing his degree in musical arts at the Hartt School of the University of Hartford. He is a Massachusetts Cultural Council music educator and teaching arts fellow.
Ms. Toi is an associate instructor at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University while finishing a master’s degree in music at the university. She earned her undergraduate degree in music from the Hartt School and has since received top awards in multiple piano competitions around the United States.
The performance was funded by the Joseph S. Stookins Lecture Fund.