Dagenais Smiley, violin
UC Davis Lecturer in Music Dagenais
with John Cozza, piano
Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 4 in A Minor
Arvo Pärt: Fratres
Debussy: Violin Sonata in G Minor
Free (a Shinkoskey Noon Concert)
A native of Northern California, Dagenais Smiley earned her bachelor’s of music degree at the Oberlin Conservatory as a student of Milan Vitek and her master’s degree from USC under the instruction of Kathleen Winkler. She is proud to have worked under such notable conductors as Leon Fleisher, David Zinman, Robert Spano, Michael Tilson Thomas, and John Williams. She has participated in master classes given by Yuval Yaron, Kathleen Winkler, Alexander Barantschik, Fritz Gearhart, the Calder Quartet, and Glenn Dicterow.