Queens College Aaron Copland School of Music

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Room 203
Queens College, CUNY
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Queens, NY 11367-1597
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Due to the impact of the COVID-19 virus, there are currently no regular in-person office hours. For all matters, please send an email to ACSM@qc.cuny.edu or jane.cho@qc.cuny.edu, or leave a phone message.

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Concerts Presented April 2006

April 3, 2006 4 pm: Emiko Sato, piano. Paul Hindemith, Variationen fur Klavier, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sonata in F, K. 280, I. Allegro Assai, II. Adagio, III. Presto, Franz Schubert, Drei Klavierstucke. D946, I. Eb minor, I. Eb major, III. C major, Robert Schumann, Sonata in F# minor, Op. 11, I. Introduzione, Un Poco Adagio - Allegro Vivace, II. Aria, III. Scherzo e Intermezzo, Allegrissimo, IV. Finale, Allegro un Poco Maestoso, Encore.

April 3, 2006 6.30 pm: Graduation Recital, Dae Jin Yang, violin. N.Paganini, Violin Sonata in E minor, Antonin Dvorak, Romance for Violin, Eric Ewazen, Trio for Trumpet, Violin and Piano, II. Allegro Molto, IV. Allegro Molto, Johannes Brahms, I. Allegro, II. Adagio, III. Un Poco Presto e Con Sentimento, IV. Presto Agitato.

April 6, 2006: Bmus Graduation Recital, Yeolim Nam, violin, Cullan Bryant, piano. Antonin Dvorak, Romance, Johann Sebastian Bach, Partita No. 1 in B minor, Stefan Wolpe, Sonata for Violin alone, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Vocalise.

April 10, 2006 12.15pm: Queens College Choir, Queens College Chorus, Queens College Undergraduate Wind Ensemble. Hugo Alfven, Aftonen, Sven-Eric Johanson, Selections from Fancies I, I. Sylvia, II. Under the Greenwood Tree, III. O Mistress Mine, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Excerpts from Vesperae Solennes de Confessore, I. Dixit Dominus, II. Laudate Dominum, III. Laudate Pueri, Bejamin Britten, Excerpts from War Requiem, I. Lacrimosa, II. Agnus Dei, William Schuman, Chester, Gustav Holst, First Suite in Eb for Military Band.

April 10, 2006 4:45 pm: Rachel Smyth-Godinger, voice and the Queens College Collegium, Susan Hellauer, director. John Dowland (1563-1626), Come again, sweet love doth now invite; What if I never speed? Flow my tears; Fine knacks for ladies; Prelude, Piper's Pavan (Charles Weaver, Lute). Manuel Vallas (1920-1984), Canciones Sefarditas. John Dowland (1563-1626), Now, o now.

April 10, 2006 6:30 pm: Lidia Kloc, violin with Wei-Hsien Lien, piano. Edvard Grief, Peer Gynt Suite,, Op. 46: Morgenstimmung (In the Morning), Xses Tod (The Death of Xse), Anitras Tanz (Anitra's Dance), In der Halle des Bergknigs (In the Hall of the Gnome-King), L. van Beethoven, Sonata No. 5, Op. 24 ("Spring"): Allegro, Adagio molto espressivo, Scherzo, Rondo. Maurice Ravel, Sonate posthume (1987). Grazyna Bacewicz, Oberek No. 1 (1949). F. Chopin, Nocturne in C-sharp minor.

April 10, 2006 8pm: Queens College Percussion Ensemble, Joseph Gramley, director. Julia Wolfe, Dark Full Ride, 1, 2, Kenji Bunch, Triple Jump, Movement I - Hop, River Paul Guerguerian, Holly's Groove, Tan Dun, Water Music for four percussionists.

April 17, 2006 3 pm: Michael Rhodin, violin with Ejona Gjermeni, piano and Gabriela Rengel, violin. George Friedrich Händel (1685-1759), Sonata for Violin and Continuo in A major, Op. 1, No. 3: Andante, Allegro, Adagio, Allegro. Johannes Brahms (1833-1897), Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 1 in G major, Op. 78: Vivace ma non troppo, Adagio, Allegro molto moderato. Alfred Schnittke (1934-1998), Moz-Art for two Violins (based on the fragment K. 416d), Aaron Copland (1900-1990), Sonata for Violin and Piano (1943): Andante semplice - Allegro, Lento, Allegro giusto - Presto.

April 24, 2006: Masters Violin Graduation Recital, Fung Chern Hwei, violin, David Gracia-Beltran, piano, Lee Hui Ping, viola. Igor Stravinsky, Duo Concertant for violin and piano, I. Cantilene, II. Eglogue I, III. Eglogue II, IV. Gigue, V. Dithyrambe, Paul Seiko Chihara, Duo Concertante for violin and viola, I. Andante, con fantasia, II. Molto Moderato, III. Allegro Molto, John Adams, Road Movie for violin and piano, I. Relaxed Groove, II. Meditative, III. 40% Swing.

April 24, 2006 12.15pm: Katherine Stock-Really, percussion (Justin Ahiyon, Alexis Berberabe, Adam Forman, Stew Ratzken). Jacob Druckman, Reflections of Nature on the Water, Fleet, Elliott Carter, Improvisation, River Guergerian, Holly's Groove, Eric Moe, Teeth of the Sea, Ross Edwards, Marimba Dances, I. Movement I.

April 25, 2006 12.15 pm: Graduation Recital: Hideaki Aomori, clarinet, soprano sax, alto sax, Antoinette Aomori, oboe, Brittany Blaikie, violin, Sarah Weiss, viola, Joseph Higgins, bass, soprano sax, Jay Metcalf, alto sax, Tomo Takemoto, tenor sax, Antonio Hart, baritone sax, David Wong, bass, Greg Germann, drums, Youichi Uzeki, piano. Sergey Prokofiev, Quintet Op. 39 for Oboe, Clarinet, Viola and Bass, I. Moderato, II. Andante Energico, III. Allegro Sostenuto con Brio, IV. Andantino, Jimmy Heath, New Pictures, Jimmy Heath, You Stepped Out of a Dream, Roland Hanna, Like Grains of Sand, Sonny Stitt, Eternal Triangle.

April 26, 2006 12.15 pm: The Queens College Orchestra, Seventh Concert of the Season. John Corigliano, Eclectic Fanfare, Johannes Brahms, Hungarian Dance No. 5, Johannes Brahms, Symphony No. 2 in D major, I. Allegro non Troppo, II. Adagio non Troppo, III. Allegretto Grazioso – Presto ma non Assai, IV. Allegro con Spirito.

April 27, 2006 12.15 pm: Jie Hyue Kim, Violin Recital (Sarah Lee, piano, Hsin-Yu Chen, clarinet, Josue Pagan, guitar. Aram Khachaturian, Trio for Violin, Clarinet and Piano, I. Dolce, II. Allegro, III. Moderato, Jan Freidlin, Mist Over the Lake, Max Bruch, Violin Concerto No. 1, Op. 26, I. Allegro Moderato, II. Adagio, III. Finale.

April 27, 2006 : Raul Navarett, Trombone, Jazz Recital. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.

April 27, 2006 3 pm: Elizabeth Dotson-Westphalen, Graduate Jazz Voice Recital (Trombone Quartet, Queens College Big Band). Bock/Holofcener/Weiss, Too Close for Comfort, Loesser, Slow Boat to Korea, Levant/Heyman, Blame it on My Youth, Porter, You'd Be So Nice to Come Home to, Waller/Brooks/Razaf, Ain't Misbehavin', Dotson-Westphalen, I Can't Concentrate, Gordy/Davis/Hutch/West, I'll Be There, Kennedy/Kirkpatrick/Simms, My Love Tells Me So, Dotson-Westphalen, Eye for and Eye.

April 27, 2006 7.30 pm: Aaron Copland School of Music, Concert and Awards Ceremony. Aaron Copland School of Music Jazz Ensemble: Too Close for Comfort, Four, Queens College Musicum Collegium: Anonymous, Pavane: Bele Qui Tiens Ma Vie, John Dowland, Now, O now I needs Must Part, The Maynard-Walker Organ: johann Sebastian Bach, Prelude and Fugue in Bb major, BWV 560, Edward Elgar, Voluntary in D major, Queens College Orchestra: Gustav Mahler, Symphony No. 4 in G major, Johannes Brahms, Symphony No. 2 in D major.

April 28, 2006 3 pm. Christine Pizzo, Senior Graduation Recital, violin (Cullan Bryant, piano). Ludwig Van Beethoven, Sonata No. 1 in D major, Op. 12 for violin and piano. I. Allegro con brio, II. Tema con Variazioni, III. Rondo, Johannes Brahms, Sonata No. 2 in A major, Op. 100, for violin and piano, I. Allegro Amabile, II. Andante Tranquillo: Vivace: Andante: Vivace di piu: Andante, III. Allegretto Grazioso (Quasi Andante). Pablo de Saraste, Ziguenerweisen (Gypsy Airs) for violin and piano, Op. 20, No. 1.

April 28, 2006 6 pm: Antionette Blaikie, Bachelor of Music Graduation Recital, Oboe (Wei-Hsien Lien, piano, Kristin Sawyer, violin, Sarah Weiss, viola, Sokol Nikai, cello). Joel Mandelbaum, Song for Oboe and Piano (premiere), Ch. M. Loeffler, Deux Rhapsodies, I. L'Etang, II. La Cornemuse, Francis Poulenc, Sonata for Oboe and Piano, I. Elegie, II. Scherzo, III. Deploration, Benjamin Britten, Phantasy.

April 30, 2006 4 pm: Queens College Vocal Ensemble & Queens College Choir, Nordic Harmonies: Choral Gems from Scandinavia. Hugo Alfvén, Aftonen, Einojuhani Rautavaara, Lähtö, Thomas Jennefelt, Aleidi Floriasti, Arne Mellnäs, Dream, Sven-Eric Johanson, Selections from Fancies I: I. Sylvia, II. Under the Greenwood Tree, III. Fancy, IV. O Mistress Mine, Nils Lindberg, Selections from O Mistress Mine: I. To Anthea Who May Command Him Anything, II. Councel to Girls, III. Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day?, Samuel Barber, Reincarnations: I. Mary Hynes, II. Anthony O'Daly, III. The Coolin.