Past Event

Midday Music @ Faculty House

February 21, 2018
12:00 PM - 12:55 PM
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Come join us in the Garden Room at Faculty House, where Students and Music Associates from Columbia University's Music Performance Program will be showcased in an afternoon recital series.


Benjamin Britten: Cello Sonata, Op. 65
I. Dialogo - Allegro
II. Scherzo-Pizzicato - Allegretto
III. Elegia - Lento
IV. Marcia - Energico
V. Moto Perpetuo - Presto

Candice Chien, piano

David Popper: Suite for 2 Cellos, Op. 16
I. Andante Grazioso 
II. Gavotte 
V. Marcia - Finale

Elena Arizacello

Astor Piazzola: Le Grand Tango

Hana Mizuta, piano



Lucie Ticho, cellist, is a native of Chicago. She is currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree at Columbia University. As a student of the Columbia-Juilliard exchange program, she takes cello lessons with Richard Aaron. Before coming to New York, she studied with Tanya Carey and served as the principal cellist of the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra. Lucie has performed as a soloist with the Elgin Symphony, the CYSO and its chamber symphony, and a number of other Chicago area orchestras, and has appeared on NPR’s From The Top and Performance Today. She has been a semifinalist in the Stulberg, Klein, and Johansen International String Competitions. She was also a Youngarts Foundation laureate and a medalist in the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s Crain Maling Concerto Competition and the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Competition.

Lucie has attended numerous music programs, including the Aspen Music Festival, the New York String Orchestra Seminar, the Bowdoin International Music Festival, and the National Youth Orchestra of the United States. She has collaborated with internationally acclaimed artists such as violinist Stefan Jackiw and dancer Charles “Lil Buck” Riley, and she has performed at venues as diverse as Carnegie Hall and NBA stadiums. When she is not playing cello, Lucie enjoys reading, being outdoors, and seeing her cats. She is pursuing a degree in political science at Columbia.

All events are sponsored by Columbia University's Music Performance Program and are free and open to the public.

Mid-Day Music @ Columbia offers live music to a general audience, following the tradition established by Aaron Warner and Isidor Isaac Rabi, great lovers of music whose memories live on at Faculty House.