2023 Milenkovich Masterclass

Masterclass with Stefan Milenkovich

October 25

3 pm Wednesday October 25

Armerding Recital Hall,
Wheaton College

Admission Free

Reserve Tickets for the October 25 Masterclass at the Armerding Recital Hall

Internationally renowned violinist Stefan Milenkovich holds a Masterclass with three young and talented violin students – Ansel Brazier, who will play the Concertino in D Major by Kuchler, Sasha Hommes who will play Tzigane by Ravel, and Abigail Gordeuk who will play Tempo di Minuetto by Fritz Kreisler.

This masterclass is free to attend, but please reserve your seats by obtaining tickets as there are a limited number of seats available.

Students Performing in the Masterclass

Three student violinists will perform in the Masterclass:

Ansel Brazier – Concertino in D Major by Kuchler
Sasha Hommes – Tzigane by Ravel
Abigail Gordeuk – Tempo di Minuetto by Fritz Kreisler

Ansel Brazier

Ansel is an active 11-year-old who loves passing the time with siblings in any one of the numerous playgrounds near his home in Glen Ellyn. In running, jumping and swimming his energy and endurance are boundless – he holds 4 records in the local swim school in the breaststroke and butterfly. Ansel is exceptionally curious and inquisitive – along with the violin his passions in learning include astronomy, the Bible and mathematics. He has loved performing since an early age.

Sasha Hommes

Sasha Hommes is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She started playing the violin at the age of three, and has studied under Joseph Petron, Jeremy Black and currently Dr. Soh-Hyun Altino. She has participated in various city youth orchestras including the Three Rivers Young Peoples Orchestra and the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra as well as in her high school’s choir, band and drama pit orchestra. She also has many years of experience in chamber music through Youth Chamber Connection and Wheaton College, where she is pursuing a Bachelor of Music with Elective Studies in German.

Abigail Gordeuk

Abigail Gordeuk is a senior at Wheaton Academy where she plays first chair violin in the student orchestra. She has been studying the violin with Drostan Hall since age 8, and was in the Junior and Senior Camerata Chicago Academy for 6 years. In addition to this, Abigail is involved in the youth orchestra at College Church. She loves participating in the arts with her friends.