Kerry McDermott, Violin
Maureen McDermott, Cello
Anne-Marie McDermott, Piano
Hailed for their dazzling virtuosity and beautifully integrated
ensemble, the McDermott Trio has been recognized as one of the most
exciting trios on the musical horizon. Since their Carnegie Recital
Hall debut, they have appeared in recitals throughout North America,
Central America and Europe.
Highlights of recent seasons include debuts at Carnegie Hall, Alice
Tully Hall, the 92nd Street Ys Kaufman Hall, at the Ravinia Festival
and their first visit to Mexico as a trio with the Mostly Mozart
Festival. The Trios 2006/07 season features concert and recital
performances throughout North America.
The McDermott Trios radio and television credits include numerous
appearances on the NBC and PBS Television Networks, CBS Sunday Morning
with Charles Karault, New Yorks WQXR, WNYC and National Public Radios
Performance Today. In addition, they were featured musicians in the MGM
motion picture FAME.
The McDermotts have appeared individually and as a trio with the New
York Philharmonic, the Montreal Symphony, the Atlanta Symphony, and with
the orchestras of St. Louis, Pittsburgh and Baltimore as well as with
the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. They have also appeared in
recitals at Avery Fisher Hall, Alice Tully Hall, at the Mostly Mozart,
Newport, Marlboro, Dubrovnik, Caramoor, Santa Fe, Bravo! Colorado,
Chamber Music Northwest and Evian Festivals, and the Bargemusic chamber
Distinguished alumnae of the Manhattan School of Music, Yale University
and Stony Brook University, the McDermott Trio has been coached by
members of the Beaux Arts Trio and the Manhattan Trio. The Trio also
has the distinction of being called New York Citys quasi official
trio by former Mayor Koch and has appeared at Gracie Mansion on numerous
Individually, each one of these talented young musicians has won
international acclaim for award-winning performances at the
International Tchaikovsky Competition, the Montreal Competition and the
Young Concert Artists Auditions.
In addition, Kerry is a member of the New York Philharmonic, Maureen is
a member of the group CELLO and Anne-Marie is an artist member of the
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.
Members of the McDermott Trio can be heard on the Arabesque, Sony, BMG
and Melodia recording labels.
I have nothing but unbounded admiration for the players superb
technical command, dazzling virtuosity and beautifully integrated
ensemble which they displayed throughout the piece.
Savannah Morning News
They played with a galvanizing drive and an enormous, rich sound.
New York Times