Mei Mey Segura, violin

 

Mei Mey Segura-Wang grew up in San José, Costa Rica and has done her university studies in the United States. Mei-Mey graduated with her Master’s degree in Music Performance at Northern Illinois University under Mathias Tacke and her Bachelor’s in Music in 2011, Summa Cum Laude, as a student John McGrosso and the Arianna String Quartet at the University of Missouri in St. Louis. She has performed in master classes for Shmuel Ashkenasi, Jorja Fleezanis, Miriam Fried, Paul Zafer, Philip Quint, Ida Kavafian, Lucie Robert, Kevork Mardirosian, Paul Kantor, and has studied chamber music with members of the Biava, Takács, Cavani, Vermeer and Pacifica String Quartets. Mei-Mey holds a Suzuki certification from the Suzuki Association of the Americas. She has studied with Ann Montzka-Smelser and Caroline Frasier. Actively involved in chamber music, her quartet was invited to participate in January 2010 at the International Music Festival in Santa Catarina, Brazil. Both of her duos, Emmí Violin and Percussion Duo and Peak Violin and Piano Duo actively perform throughout the Colorado area.

A recipient of the 2010 “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges” and the 2014 Northern Illinois Graduate Music Colloquium, she has been winner of the University of Missouri- St. Louis Concerto Competition 2009-2010 and both the prestigious Concurso Vivaldi and Medalla de Oro competitions in Costa Rica. Mei-Mey is currently a Teaching Assistant to Charles Wetherbee, where she is completing a Doctorate in Musical Arts at the University of Colorado-Boulder.