Jupiter Quartet, University of Illinois School of Music
The Jupiter String Quartet is a particularly intimate group, consisting of violinists Nelson Lee and Meg Freivogel, violist Liz Freivogel (Meg’s older sister), and cellist Daniel McDonough (Meg’s husband, Liz’s brother-in-law). Now enjoying their 17th year together, this tight-knit ensemble is firmly established as an important voice in the world of chamber music.
The Jupiter String Quartet holds the position of Quartet-in-Residence at the University of Illinois School of Music at Urbana-Champaign. The members of the quartet are Clinical Assistant Professors of Music, teaching private studios and chamber music courses. They perform regularly at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.
Michi Wiancko, Independent composer,
MICHI WIANCKO is a composer, arranger and violinist whose work has been performed by ensembles, bands and orchestras around the world. She has collaborated with artists from across a wide musical spectrum and performed with some of the great musical artists of our time.