Official Website of David Yonan:

Official Website of Susan Merdinger:


Available September 15th on CDBaby, iTunes and Amazon.


Chicago: December 31, 2015 8pm. Evanston FirstNight: First Presbyterian Church of Evanston.

April 8, 2016 2pm. Northbrook Public Library

Northbrook, IL

New York: October 25, 2015: Carnegie Hall- First Prize Winners Concert of the Alexander and Buono International String Competition

Los Angeles:

San Francisco:


Boston: Harvard Musical Society- Date TBD


CD Release Concerts and Receptions: To be announced.

Two of Chicago's distinguished international award-winning musicians- Susan Merdinger and David Yonan- have teamed up to create a new CD series featuring the broadest range of music for violin and piano. In this first CD of the collection, Sonatas by Mozart and Schumann are complemented by and contrasted with the Suite Hebraique of Ernest Bloch and a World Premiere recording of Elegy: Crossing the Bridge (2011) by Chicago-based composer, Ilya Levinson. You can visit the artists at their respective websites as well: David Yonan, Violin Susan Merdinger, Piano Ilya Levinson, Composer James Auwarter,Engineer Marc Schoenberg, Artist

Program Notes by Lawrence Block

​​Four Centuries


Alexander and BUono INternational String Competition New YORK 2015

    SIlver Medal

Global Music Awards