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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Concerts Presented March 2011

Tuesday, March 1, 2011, 8:00 PM: The Queens College New Music Group presents Portable Music II & Lunatics at Large, featuring works by Queens College composers. Portable Music II (Cynthia Marcus-Smith, violin): Daniel Liot Fine, Esurio. Adam Michael Kaufman, Sunday. Patricia Giannattasio, Fan. Howie Kenty, Half-Full Capsule. Jose E. Alfaro, Short… William Wheeler, Dominant Descendant. Maria Mykolenko, Timbres and Other Things. Sunny Knable, Souvenir. Lunatics at Large (Roberta Michel, flute; Benjamin Ringer, clarinet; Andrea Lee, cello; Melinda Faylor, piano; Michael Dobson, percussion; Arthur Moeller, violin.) Austin Shadduck (Daniel Liot Fine, projection), This Mortal Coil. Manuel Ciordia (Silvia Aviles, paintings/projection), Smoke and Mirrors. Vasudevan Panicker (Daniel Liot Fine, video), Sextet for Wood. Maria Mykolenko, Then It Will Turn to Ice. Patricia Giannattasio, Arch. Philip Glass (Kara Klossen, Nicole Romanelli, dance; Melissa Wilson, choreography), Blue. Harold Gutiérrez (Vanessa Ascanio, dance), Kinesis. Sunny Knable (Wil Rose Dance Ensemble: Kara Cooper, Keelin Ryan, Nicole Romanelli, Ernie Prinz. Choreography: Melissa Wilson), Partial Relativity.

Monday, March 7, 2011, 12:15 PM: Alyssa Blumenthal, euphonium, Dr. Konstantza Chernov, piano. Antonio Vivaldi, Concerto in A Minor: I. Allegro molto, II. Andante molto III. Allegro. J.S. Bach, Cello Suite #2: II. Allemande, III. Courante. Johann Ernst Galliard, Sonata I: I. Cantabile, II. Spiritoso e Staccato A Tempo Moderato, III. Largo e Staccato, IV.Hornpipe a l'Inglese Allegro e Staccato, V. Vivace. David Loeb, Caprices: I. Lento e sempre lirico, II.Presto scherzando, III. Con brio. Jean Baptiste Arban, The Carnival of Venice.

Thursday, March 10, 2011, 3:00 PM: Jens Ellerhold, drums (Tobias Christl, voc; Benni von Gutzeit, vl; Tobias Meinhart, sax; Jorn Swart, pn; Syberen van Munster, gui; Willie Harvey, bs). Kurt Rosenwinkel, Zhivago. John Coltrane, Naima. Aaron Parks, On the Verge. Joe Henderson, A Shade of Jade. Thelonious Monk, Think of one. Bonus Track.

Monday, March 14, 2011, 6:30 PM: Justin Tricarico, Soprano, Alto and Tenor Saxophones. Henry Cowell, Hymn and Fuguing Tune No. 18 (Paul Cohen, tubax). Walter S. Hartley, Lyric Suite: I. Prelude, II. Scherzino, III. Nocturne, IV. Gigue (Ming-Wai Kom, viola; Emma Ente, piano). Alexander Glazunov, Concerto (Vasudevan Panicker, piano). David Noon, Saxophone Quartet: II. Variazioni (QC Saxophone Quartet: Justin Tricarico, soprano saxophone; Anthony Izzo, alto saxophone; Ryan Oberlin, tenor saxophone; Thomas Lee, baritone saxophone). Carl Anton Wirth, Praeludium. L. M. Gottschalk (arr. D. Marlof), Souvenir de Porto Rico (QC Saxophone Ensemble: Dr. Paul Cohen, conductor; Justin Tricarico, soprano saxophone; Anthony Izzo, alto saxophone; Daniel Giocomini, alto saxophone, Ryan Oberlin, tenor saxophone; George Weisman, tenor saxophone; Thomas Lee, baritone saxophone; John Kelly, bass saxophone).

Thursday, March 17, 3:15 pm. Hajime Yoshida, piano (accompanied by Brian Girley on alto saxophone, Julian Smith on bass and Hironori Momoi on drum set). Yoshida, Miss. Waltz. Yoshida, Beautiful Dreams. Hironori Momoi, Not Lemonade. Yoshida, Untitled. Brian Girley, Cover 2.

Friday, March 18, 2011, 3 pm. Student Recital: Courtney Strauss, cello. Lawson Lunde, Homage to Shostakovich (Tom Lee, saxophone). J.S. Bach, Suite for Unaccompanied Cello No. 4 in E-flat Major: Prelude, Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Bourrees 1 & 2, Gigue. Shostakovich, Cello Sonata in D minor, Op. 40: Allegro non troppo, Allegro, Largo, Allegro (Misaki Sekimoto, Piano). Tom Lee, 1. How Strange, 2. Aslo's Lullaby, 3. Rhyme or Reason, 4. Sweet Sycamore, 5. Summertime Romances (Willoughby Truth, Inc.: Tatiana Overton, voice; Angela O'Reilly, violin, JP Leonardi, guitar; Tom Lee, saxophone: Rich Weismantel, drums).

Monday, March 21, 2011, 4:45 pm. Mikhail Kofman, pian o. Johann Sebastian Bach, Prelude and Fugue in C Sharp Major, WTC, Book 1. Ludwig van Beethoven, Piano Sonata No. 23, Op. 57 "Apassionata": 1. Allegro assai, 2. Andante con moto, 3. Allegro ma non troppo. Maurice Ravel, Prelude. Ravel, Jeux d'eau. Ravel, Menuet sur le nom de Haydn. Frederic Chopin, Mazurka in e minor, Op. 17 no. 2. Chopin, Mazurka in a minor, Op. 17 no. 4. Chopin, Polonaise in A-flat major, Op. 53.

Wednesday, March 23, 12:15 pm: Queens College Orchestra, Maurice Peress, music director, Matthew J Kasper, conductor; with Sachie Ueshima, soprano. Beethoven, Overture to Fidelio, op. 72a. Berg, Sieben Frühe Lieder: Nacht, Schilflied, Die Nachtigall, Traumgekrönt, Im Zimmer, Liebesode, Sommertage (Sachie Ueshima, soprano). Shostakovich, Symphony No. 5, op. 47: Moderato, Allegretto, Largo, Allegro non troppo.

Thursday, March 24, 2011, 3 pm: Yong Ryu, jazz drums. Yong Ryu, Brave Groove. Ryu, Black Pearl. Johnny Green (arr. By Yong Ryu), Body and Soul. Ryu, Blue Morning. Joe Henderson, A Shade of Jade. Ryu, Identity.

Friday, March 25, 2011, 3 pm. Patricia Catalano, flute and Christian Gibbs, tenor (with Diego Andrade, guitar, Ching Wai Lo, cello, and Costanza Chernov, piano). Jacques Ibert, Entr'acte. Joel Mandelbaum, When you are old. Jules Massenet, Meditation from Thais. Ernesto Cordero, Cantata de Valle Mexico. Marga Richter, Sarah do not mourn me dead. Astor Piazzolla, Histoire du tango: Bordel-1900, Café 1930. Paul Hefner, Donna Belta. Ralph Vaughan Williams, 3 of the Ten Blake Songs: Infant Joy, Eternity, The Lamb.

Friday, March 25, 5 pm. Thomas Lee, Alto and Baritone Saxophones. Catherine McMichael, Fusion Suite for Baritone Saxophone and Piano: I. Fusion, II. August Beguine, III. Cygnus and Aquila (Riko Higuma, piano). Lawson Lunde, Meditation for Alto Saxophone and Cello (Courtney Strauss, cello). Lawson Lunde, Homage to Shostakovich for Alto Saxophone and piano (Riko Higuma, piano). John C. Worley, Sonatina for Baritone Saxophone (1978): I., II., III. (Riko Higuma, piano). David Noon, Saxophone Quartet: II. Fuga (Queens ollege Saxophone Quartet: Justin Tricarico: soprano saxophone, Anthony Izzo: alto saxophone, Ryan Oberlin: tenor saxophone, Thomas Lee: baritone saxophone.) Original Songs by Thomas Lee: Rhyme or Reason, Sweet Sycamore, Summertime Romances (Willoughby Truth, Inc.: Tatianna Overton, soprano; Angela O'Reilly, violin, Thomas Lee, alto saxophone.)

Monday, March 28, 2011, 4:45 pm. Jia Lu, piano. Ludwig van Beethoven, Sonata Op. 57, "Appassionata:" I., II., III. Frédéric Chopin, Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52. Maurice Ravel, Gaspard de la Nuit: I. Ondine, II. Le Gibet, III. Scarbo.

Monday, March 28, 2011, 6:30 pm. Sara Aomori, flute (Accompanist: Wei-Hsien Lien). Bach, Sonata in G minor: I. Allegro, II. Adagio, III. Allegro. Dutilleux, Sonatine. Messiaen, Le Merle Noir. Prokofiev. Sonata in D major: I. Moderato, II. Scherzo, III. Andante, IV. Allegro con brio.

Wednesday, March 30, 12:15 pm. Bachelor of Arts Voice Recital (Sarah Lee, piano and H. Roz Woll, coordinator). Giovanni Pergolesi, "Sempre in contrasti" from La Serva Padrona (Andrew Oster, baritone). Franz Schubert, Lied der Mignon (Jin-Xiang "JX" Yu, soprano and Abram Korsunsky, piano). Noël Coward, I'll Follow My Secret Heart (Cheryl McCullagh, soprano and Amanda Accardi, piano). Hugo Wolf, Lebe wohl (Carissa Allen, soprano). Heitor Villa-Lobos, Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5. (Ling Lopez, soprano) Arr. Hall Johnson, Witness (Francisco Grenald, III; tenor). Aaron Copland, "Laurie's Song" from The Tender Land (Christina Guando, soprano). Gian-Carlo Menotti, "Steal Me, Sweet Thief" from The Old Maid and the Thief (Leah McClure, soprano). Ned Rorem, See How They Love Me (Tatianna Overton, soprano). Giacomo Puccini, "Quando m'en vo" from La Bohème (Lauren Gepes, soprano).

Thursday, March 31, 3 pm. Jared Dubin, trombone. Jared Dubin, Excuses, Excuses. Dubin, The Breaks. Dubin, Daydreaming. Dubin, Passive Aggressive. Dubin, Time Apart. Dubin, Pogio, Pogio.