Queens College Aaron Copland School of Music

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All faculty can be reached via email, and individual appointments can arranged between students and faculty. See our list of online faculty office hours.

If you would like to reach the Music Office please call 718-997-3800 and leave a clear message. Office staff will return your call within 1-2 business days. You may also email jane.cho@qc.cuny.edu for any questions.

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Music Building
Room 203
Queens College, CUNY
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Queens, NY 11367-1597
(Tel) 718-997-3800
(Fax) 718-997-3849

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 March 2008

March 5, 2008, 8 pm. Jason Sagebiel, Guitar. Guerau, Canario e Villano. Mudarra, Fantasia X. Scheidler, Sonata No. 1. Sor, Fantasie Elegiaque, Op. 59. D'Angelo, Due Canzoni Lidie.

March 7, 2008, 2:30 pm. Sara Aomori, flute. Bohuslav Martinu, First Sonata: Allegro moderato, Adagio, Allegro poco moderato (Piano Accompaniment: Barbara Lee). Claude Debussy, Syrinx. Johann Sebastian Bach, Sonata in C major: Andante-Presto, Allegro, Adagio, Menuet 1-Menuet 2 (Piano Accompaniment: Naomi Aomori.) Camille Saint-Saëns, Caprice on Danish & Russian Airs (Oboe: Virginia Chang Chien, Clarinet: Noriko Nagao, Piano: Joseph Prestamo).

March 12, 2008, 12:15 pm: Long Island Composers Alliance: A Concert of Music to Honor George Perle. George Perle (b. 1915), Hebrew Melodies (1945), Lyric Piece (1946), Pantomime, Interlude, and Fugue (1937). Hugo Weisgall (1912-1997), Two Improvisations (Graven Images, No. 6, 1964). Bruce Saylor (b. 1946), Bells (2007). Charles Porter (b. 1952), Happy Birthday to George on his 90th. (2005). Edward Smaldone (b. 1956), Solo Sonata for Violin (1980). David Schober (b. 1974), small hole at the top of the sky. Charles Porter, At Play Variations (2007). Bruce Saylor, Sno og granskog (2006). George Perle, Two Rilke Songs (1941), from Thirteen Dickinson Songs (1977-78) 5. Beauty -- be not caused -- It is -- 13. She bore it till the simple veins.

March 18, 2008, 7:30 pm. Organ Recital by students of Jan-Piet Knijff. Johann Caspar Simon, Fughetta No. 10 in G major (Musicalisches A.B.C., 1749). Alejandra Diaz-Acosta, organ. Bach(?), Prelude in F major, BWV556. Yereum Kang,organ. Johann Sebastian Bach, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme. Kaori Tanaoka, organist. Johann Sebastian Bach: Pastorella (Pastorale). Julian Faranda, organ. Johann Sebastian Bach, Three Chorale Preludes (Orgel-Büchlein): Durch Adam’s Fall ist ganz verderbt; O Lamm Gottes, unschuldig; Christ lag in Todesbanden. Katrina Montagna, organ. Max Reger, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, (30 kleine Choralvorspiele, op. 135a). Henk Badings, Arietta (Cantilene), and Piet Kee, Fantasy on “Wachet auf”. Mi Hee Jung, organ. Franz Joseph Haydn, Sonata in E flat major, Hob XVI:52, Allegro-Adagio-Presto. Evan Closser, fortepiano. Johann Sebastian Bach, from Sonata No. 3 in D minor: Adagio e dolce - Adagio - Vivace. Jehan Alain, Litanies. Mee Ryoung Seo, organ.

March 27, 2008, 12:15 pm: Yi-Chia Chen-cello and Jing-Jing Zhang, piano. Robert Schumann, Fantasiestucke (Fantasy-Pieces), Op. 73: Zart und mit Ausdruck, Lebhaft,leicht, Rasch und mit Feuer. J. S. Bach, Six Suites for Unaccompanied Cello: Suite No. 4 in E-flat major, BWV1010: prelude, allemande, courante, sarabande, bourree, gigue. Dmitri Kabalevsky, Cello Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 49: Allegro, Largo, molto espressivo, Allegretto. S. V. Rachmaninoff, Vocalise, Op. 34, No. 14 (Transcribed by Leonard Rose): Lentamente (Molto cantabile).

March 28, 2008, 3:00 pm. Brandon Silaco, percussion. Elliott Carter: Eight Pieces for Four Timpani: V. Improvisation, VII. Canaries. Askell Masson, Snow (Fung Chern Hwei-violin, Emily Dufour –cello, Paul Kerekes-piano, Brandon Silaco-percussion). Dusan Bogdonovic/Arr. Silaco, Mysterious Habitats. Michio Kitazume, Side by Side. Fung Chern Hwei, Chloetchka. Michelle Marie Nestor, Michael (Michelle Marie Nestor-guitar, Fung Chern Hwei-violin, Julian Chan-saxophone, Pascal Niggenkempe-bass, Brandon Silaco-percussion). Traditional/Arr. Murphy and Silaco, Black Waterside (Liam Murphy-guitar, Brandon Silaco-percussion.) Charlie Schmid, Tree People, scene from the acrobatic show Takura (Charlie Schmid, Adam Forman, Fred Trumpy, Stew Ratzken, and Brandon Silaco-percussion). Liam Murphy, On Occasion We Play Like Children (Liam Murphy-ukulele, Charlie Schmid-vibraphone, Adam Forman-marimba, Stew Ratzkin-caxixi, Fred Trumpy-cajon, Brandon Silaco-bongos).

March 31, 2008, 8 pm. QC Percussion Ensemble, Matt Ward and Michael Lipsey, directors. Michael Lipsey, Cold Water (Michael Kirchhofer, Natasha Berry, Frederic Trumpy). Carlos Chavez, Toccata, I. Allegro, sempre giusto, II. Largo, III Allegro un poco marziale (Conductor-Fred Trumpy. Natasha Berry, Alex Chimienti, Mike Kirchhofer, Derek Margolis, Andrew Ramsingh, Miguel Tepale). Saul Goodman, Canon for Percussion. Ratamacue Percussion Ensemble, Jude St. George, Director. Adam Rudolph, 4 Movements for bata drums Blue, Green, Red and Black (Brandon Silaco, Miguel Tepale, Jon Singer, Adam Forman). Tito Puente, Oye Como Va and Ran Kan Kan (Bayside High School Percussion Ensemble). Traditional Afro-Cuban Religious Songs (Rachel Smyth-Godinger, Patricia Giannattasio, Juan Correa). Roland Vasquez, Sevilla. Roland Vasquez, Las Melodias (Adam Ramsay-sax, Michael Kirchhofer, Brandon Silaco, Natasha Berry, Miguel Tepale, Adam Forman, Jon Singer, Alex Chimienti, Stewart Ratzken, Frederic Trumpy-percussion, Victoria Hernandez-piano).