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Concerts Presented May 2006

May 1, 2006 12.15 pm: The Long Island Composers Alliance presents A Concert of Recent Instrumental and Vocal Works, Herbert Feldman, viola and voice, Marc Peloquin, piano, The Da Vinci Quartet, Emma Hospelhorn, flute, Asuka Yamamoto, clarinet, Fernando Medina, violin, Sokol Nikaj, cello, Jennifer Foster, soprano, Allen Brings, piano. Herbert Feldman, Reflections II, Ludmila Ulehla, Two Piano Pieces, I. Glaciers, Thawing, II. Butterflies, Martin Halpern, String Quartet #4, I. Moderato, II. Adagio, III. Allegretto Giocoso, Edward Smaldone, Double Duo for Flute, Clarinet, Violin and Cello, Allen Brings, Five Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins, I. The Habit of Perfection, II. Tom's Garland (Upon the Unemployed), III. Henry Purcell, IV. Pied Beauty, V. Thou Art Indeed Just, Lord.

May 1, 2006 4.45 pm: Henry Gudino, trumpet (David Taubman, piano, Gary padmore, trumpet, David Garcia, piano, Misha Koffman, organ). Arthur Honegger, Intrada, Oskar Liendberg, Gammal Fädbodpsalm från Dalarna, Francis Poulenc, Eiffel Tower Polka, Hertel, Trumpet Concerto in D, Michael Nyman, Flugelhorn and Piano, Encore (trumpet and piano).

May 2, 2006 8 pm: Undergraduate Wind Ensemble, Justin Comito, Director. William Schuman, Chester, Alfred Reed, Armenian Dances, Part II: 1. Hov Arek ("Come, Breeze"), 2. Khoomar (Wedding Dance), 3. Lorva Horovel (Songs from Lori), Percy Grainger, Irish Tune from County Derry, Antonin Dvorak (trans. E. Leidzén), Finale from Symphony No. 9 ("From the New World"), John Barnes Chance, Incantation and Dance.

May 2, 2006 8 pm: Graduate and Directors Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Richard Sang, Director. H. L. King, March Ponderoso, Hector Berlioz (trans. K. Singleton), "Roman Carnival" Overture, Op. 9, David Holsinger, American Faces (Eli Kronenberg, conductor), Georges Bizet (arr. L. Cailliet), Overture from "The Pearl Fishers", Johan de Meij, "Gandolf" from "The Lord of the Rings" Symphony No. 1 (Carrie Ann Delaney, conductor), Robert Washburn, Kilimanjaro: An African Portrait, Arr. John Cacavas, Great Themes from Great Italian Movies.

May 3, 2006 12:15 pm: Lawrence Raiken, vocalist, Eugene Rohrer, pianist. Handel (spurious: Siefg. Ochs), Dank sei Der Herr, Handel, "Ombra mai fu" from Xerxes, Wolf (1860-1903), Verborgenheit, Und willst du deinem Liebsten sehen, Lebe Whol, Ich hab' in Penna, Francis Poulenc, Hotel, Le Retour du Sergeant, Priez pour paix, Henry Russell, The Ship on Fire, Benjamin Britten, Monologue from Peter Grimes, Carrie Jacobs-Bond, I Love You truly, Five 30-second songs, Arthur Sullivan, The Lost Chord.

May 3, 2006 3 pm, room 226: Eduardo Solas, drums. There is no program for this concert; the names of some numbers were announced from the stage. 1. Sweet Georgia Brown, 2. , 3. Cry Me a River, 4. Round Midnight, 5. , 6. , 7. Monk's Dream.

May 3, 2006 7:30 pm:Queens College Guitar Society. Leonard von Call (1768-1815), Easy Trio, Op. 26 Andante, Jan Friedlin (1944- ), Mist over the Lake, H. Villa-Lobos (1887-1959), Distribution of Flowers, Johann Paul Schiffelholz (1685-1758), Sonata in A, Charles Wuorinen (1938- ), Dodecadactyl, Fantasie Bagatelles on Japanese Children's Songs: a. Canary, b. My Home Town, c. Red Dragonflies, Erik Satie (1866-1925), Gnossienne, Jacques Ibert (1890-1962), Entr'Acte, Mare Mellits (1966- ), Blues for Wendy (from 8 Etudes), Niccolò Paganini (1782-1840), Minuet, Ferdinando Carulli (1770-1841), Allegro-Andante, *Setting by Vladimir Bobri (1898-1986), Vino Tinto (Pasillo from Colombia), Sakura-Sakura (Japanese Folk Song), Joaquín Rodrigo (1901-1999), Fandango Del Ventorrilo, David Loeb, Guitar Concerto.

May 4, 2006 12:15 pm: Voice Majors' Recital. Franz Schubert, Der Hirt auf dem Felsen (Lesley Zlabinger, soprano), Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710-1736), Nina (Tim O'Sullivan, tenor), Henry Purcell (1659-1695), Music for Awhile (Yukiko Ishiwata, mezzo-soprano), G. F. Handel (1685-1759), Va Godendo, Arthur Sullivan (1842-1900), A Simple Sailor Lowly Born, G. F. Handel, Franz Schubert, "Where're You Walk" from Semele, Franz Schubert, "Das Wandern" from Die schöne Müllerin, (Leo Lai, bass-baritone), John Alden Carpenter (1876-1951), The Sleep that Flits on Baby's Eyes, Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714-1787), Spiagge Amate (Joy Mather, soprano), G. F. Handel, "Tornami a vagheggiar" from Alcinda (Rachel Smyth-Goldinger, soprano), Benedetto Marcello (1686-1739), Il Mio Bel Foco, G. F. Handel, "Where're You Walk" from Semele (Danielle Davis, soprano), Arthur Sullivan, Sorry Her Lot, Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924), "O Mio Babbino Caro" from Gianni Schicchi (Lorrie Doriza, soprano), Richard Wagner (1813-1883), "O du mein holder Abendstern" from Tannhäuser, Giacomo Puccini, Questo Amor from Edgar (Romel Brumley-Kerr, bass-baritone), W. A. Mozart (1756-1791), "Saltro che lacrime" from La Clemenza di Tito (Charisse Mills, soprano), Giacomo Puccini, "Che gelida manina" from La bohème (John David Rodger, tenor), W. A. Mozart, "Bester Jüngling" from Der Schauspieldirektor (Siri Howard, soprano).

May 8, 2006 12.15 pm: The IO Ensemble with Special Guest Alexander Kouguell, cello. Joseph Haydn, Quartet in D minor, Op. 76, No. 2, I. Allegro, II. Andante, o Più Tosto Allegretto, III. Allegro, Ma Non Troppo, IV. Vivace Assai, Alexander Glazunov, Quintet in A major, Op. 39. Allegro.

May 8, 2006 4.45 pm : Graduate Recital, Chen Wu (William) Chu , brass trombone (Wei-En Hsu, piano, Jack Chou, trombone). A. Lebedev, Concerto in One Movement, Ernst Sachse, Concertino for Bass Trombone and Piano, Eric Ewazen, Concertino for Bass Trombone, Eric Ewazen, Pastorale for Tenor Trombone, Bass Trombone and Piano.

May 9, 2006 3 pm: Graduation Recital, Tomokazu Takemoto, leader, composer, arranger, alto and soprano saxophones, flute, featuring Tomo's Tennet. Wayne Shorter, Speak No Evil, Joe Henderson, Punjab, Tomokazu Takemoto, The Joyful Moment We Share, Tomokazu Takemoto, When I Feel the Breeze, Tomokazu Takemoto, Imminent, Tomokazu Takemoto, Tomo's Delight, closing music and thanks.

May 9, 2006 7.30 pm: Graduate Composers' Concert, The Second Instrumental Unit. Lisa Hogan, Suite No. 1 – Movements I & 2, Eleanor Aversa, Dance with Held Breath, Amy Jisun Ahn, Epitaph, James Philip Janucci, Five Scenes for Chamber Orchestra, Ben Krauss, March on a Saturday Morning, Ed Klinger, Mana, Steven J. Nichols, Verona, John Wykoff, The Inferno: Canto 1.

May 10, 2006 1pm: Queens College Brass Ensemble. Daniel Duggan, Fanfare (Premiere), G. Palestrina, Motet: “How Beautiful Art Thou, O Maria”, Alberto Ginastera, Malambo, Felix Mendelssohn, O Rest in the Lord, Nicholas Perrini, Fanfare, Anton Bruckner, Anthem: “Christ in Ascendant”, Eric Ewazen, Colcester Fantasy, Mvmt. 4: Red Lion Pub.

May 11, 2006 : Graduate Recital, Timothy Martin Stam, double bass (Se Hwan Park , piano, Sarah Weiss, viola). Paul Hindemith, Sonata for Double Bass and Piano, I. Allegretto, II. Scherzo, III. Molto Adagio, Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf, Sinfonia Concertante for Viola, String Bass and Piano, I. Allegro, II. Andantino, III. Minuetto, IV. Allegro Ma Non Troppo, Serge Koussevitzky, Concerto for Double Bass, Op. 3, I. Allegro, II. Andante, III. Allegro.

May 12, 2006 2.30 pm: Graduate Recital, Gratia Stryker, flute (David Schober, piano, Renate Rolfing, piano). Carl Reinecke, Concerto for Flute and Orchestra in D major, I. Allegro Molto Moderato, II. Lento e Mesto, III. Finale, Robert Dick, Flying Lessons: Six Contemporary Concert Etudes, Volume 1, Carl Philip Emanuel Bach, Sonata in A minor for Unaccompanied Flute, I. Poco Adagio, II. Allegro, III. Allegro, Brandon Pettit, Médiathèque (World Premiere), I. , II., III., Frederick Chopin, Waltzes, Opus 64, I. No. 1 “Minute Waltz”, II. No. 2, III. No. 3.

May 12, 2006 2.30 pm: Queens College Vocal Ensemble & Queens College Choir, Nordic Harmonies: Choral Gems from Scandinavia. Einojuhani Rautavaara, Lähtö, Aleidi Floriasti, Arne Mellnäs, Dream, Hugo Alfvén, Aftonen, Thomas Jennefelt, 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.

May 14, 2006 2 pm: A Dedication Celebration Honoring Lawrence Eisman (Nicky Ryba, piano, Michelle Wright, clarinet, Sarah Lee, piano, Adrianna Mateo, violin, Katherine Liccardo, violin, Benjamin Meltzer, piano. Pr. Edward Smaldone, opening remarks, President James Muyskens, opening remarks, Frederick Chopin, Fantasie-Impromptu, Gerald Finzi, From Five Bagatelles for Clarinet and Piano, I. Forlana, II. Fughetta, Joel Mandelbaum, remarks, Johann Sebastian Bach, Concerto for Two Violins and Orchestra, Ms. Lisa Maron, remarks, Dr. Lawrence Eisman, remarks, Parents and Award Presentation, Intro to Parade, Lawrence Eisman, Parade (A “Spoken” Fugue), Ludwig Van Beethoven, Concerto No. 2 in Bb major, Op. 19, Rondo:Allegro Molto.

May 15, 2006: Paulo Alberghini, violin (Wei-Hsien Lien, piano). T. Vitalli, Chaconne, Ludwig Van Beethoven, Sonata No. 5 in F, Op. 24 for Violin and Piano, I. Allegro, II. Adagio Molto Espressivo, III. Scherzo (Allegro Molto), IV. Trio, V. Rondo (Allegro ma Non Troppo), Johannes Brahms, Sonata No. 1 for Violin and Piano in G, Op. 78, I. Vivace ma Non Troppo, II. Adagio, III. Allegro Molto Moderato, Piu Moderato.

May 15, 2006 12.15 pm: Tanisha Mitchell, soprano (Ling-Yu, Hsiao, piano). George Frederic Handel, Se Pieta (from Giulio Cesare), Johannes Brahms, Acht Zigeunerlieder Op. 103, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Concert Aria "Ch'io mi scordi te... non temer", Hector Berlioz, Selections from Nuits D'Ete, Enrique Granados, La Maja y el Ruisenor (from Goyescas), Arr. Hall Johnson, Negro Spirituals.

May 15, 2006 4.45 pm: Alexandra Kocheva, piano. Domenico Scarlatti, Sonata in D Major, K29, Domenico Scarlatti, Sonata in d minor, K1, Franz Schubert, Sonata in A Major, D 959, I. Allegro, II. Andantino, III. Scherzo, Allegro Vivace, IV. Rondo, Allegretto, Paul Hindemith, Sonata No. 3, I. Ruhig Bewegt, II. Sehr Lebhaft, III. Maessig Schnell, IV. Fuge. Lebhaft, Claude Debussy, Etude Pour les Degrees Chromatiques, Claude Debussy, L'Isle Joyeuse.

May 15, 2006 8 pm: Gary Padmore Graduation Recital, trumpet. Eric Ewazen, Fantasia for Seven Trumpets, Paul Hindemith, Sonata for Trumpet and Piano, I. Mit Kraft, II. Massig Bewegt, III. Trauermusik-Choral, Igor Stravinsky, Fanfare for a New Theater, Eugene Bozza, Rustiques, Will Lamartine Thompson, Arr. Terry R. Everson, There's a Great Day Coming.

May 16, 2006 3 pm: Eduardo Withrington, piano (Kevin Thomas, bass, Eduardo Solas, drums). Youmans/Rose/Eliscu, Without a Song, Evans/Davis, Blue In Green, Van Heusen/Burke, Like Someone in Love, Shorter, Nefertiti, Eduardo Withrington, Departure, Jobim, Triste.

May 16, 2006 7.30 pm: Alumni Concert: Claire Liu, cello (Charles Wang, cello and conductor, Wei-Hsien Lien, piano and Bayside High School Chamber Orchestra). Felix Mendelssohn, Song Without Words, Joel Mandelbaum, Wedding Piece for Clare and Charles, Serge Rachmaninoff, Sonata in G minor, Op. 19 for cello and piano, Dmitri Shostakovich, Sonata in D minor Op. 40 for cello and piano, Max Bruch, Kol Nidrei, Op. 47 for cello and orchestra, Gustav Holst, Saint Paul Suite for Orchestra, I. Gigue, IV. Finale, Benjamin Britten, Simple Symphony, I. Boisterous Bourre, II. Playful Pizzicato, III. Sentimental Saraband, IV. Frolicsome Finale, Joseph Haydn, Concerto in C major for cello and orchestra, 3rd mvmt.

May 17, 2006 6 pm: Opera Studio: Romantic Opera Scenes. Jules Massenet, Manon, Act II, Gaetani Donizetti, Lucia di Lammermoor, "Sulla tomba... Vetranno a te" Act I, Scene 2, Jules Massenet, Cendrillon, Act III.

May 18, 2006. Charlie Schmid Senior Recital (with Nota Bene Ensemble), percussion. Kenji Bunch, Triple Jump for solo marimba, Frederic Rzewski, Coming Together, Elliott Carter, Esprit Rude Esprit Doux II, Louis Andresen, Workers' Union, Justin Ahiyon, If Two By Seven, Elliott Carter, Canneries for Solo Timpani, Charles Boone, The Watts Towers, for solo percussion, John Adams, Road Movies, Relaxed Groove.