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Concerts Presented December 2014

Monday, December 1, 12:15 p.m.
Voice Majors Recital
Dr. Sherry Overholt
and Dr. James John, conductors
Dr. Max Midroit, pianist

G.B. Pergolesi, Stizzoso, mio stizzoso from La serva padrona, Amy Guarino, Soprano.

Henry Purcell, Music for a while, Tito Gutierrez, Tenor.

G. Verdi, La seduzione, Jenna Hinckley, Mezzo-Soprano.

H. Duparc, Phidylé, Benjamin Muratore, Tenor.

C. Gounod, Je veux vivre from Roméo et Juliet, Jocelyn Cruz, Soprano.

V. Bellini, Almen se non poss'io, Alessandra Gluf, Soprano.

W.A. Mozart, Als luise die briefe ihres angenteuen, Linda Collazo, Mezzo-Soprano.

F. Schubert, Standchen, Kristina Weglarz, Soprano.

G. Fauré, Après un rêve, Omar Bowey, Tenor.

H. Duparc, Chanson triste, Samantha Dwyer, Soprano.

W.A. Mozart, Non siate ritrosi from Così fan tutti, Michael Drozd, Baritone.

F. Schubert, Gretchen am spinnrade, Klaudia Morelowska, Soprano.

F. von Flotow, M'appari from Martha, Kaleb Hopkins, Tenor.

Monday, December 1, 2 p.m.
Amanda Wai, BMus Piano Recital

Ludwig van Beethoven, Piano Sonata No. 30 in E Major, Op. 109

I. Vivace ma non troppo / Adagio espressivo
II. Prestissimo
III. Gesangvoll, mit innigster Empfindung. Andante molto cantabile ed espressivo

Frédéric Chopin, Ballade No. 3 in Ab Major, Op. 47.

Sergei Rachmaninoff, Suite No. 2 for two pianos, Op. 17, Xing-Yu Liu, 2nd Piano.

III. Romance

Claude Debussy, L'isle Joyeuse.

Kara Cantele, Violin
Pei-Hsuan Tsai, Piano
Monday, December 1, 2014, 4:00 P.M., LeFrak Concert Hall

Partita No. 3 in E Major J.S. Bach

Gavotte en Rondeau

24 Caprices, Op. 1 Niccolò Paganini

16. Presto

Violin Concerto No. 3 Camille Saint-Saëns

Allegro Non Troppo
Adantino Quasi Allegretto

Polonaise Brilliante in A Major Op. 21 Henryk Wieniawski

Kara Cantele is a student of Daniel Phillips.

Monday, December 1.
Cindy Baez, Basson B.M. Recital

Antonio Vivaldi, Concerto in E minor, RV 484

I. Allegro poco
II. Andante
III. Allegro

Carl Maria von Weber, Concerto for Bassoon, Op. 75, Thomas Cuffari, Piano.

I. Allegro ma non troppo
II. Adagio
III. Rondo (Allegro)

Patrick Hardish, Soliloquy for Solo Bassoon.

Marc Mellits, Black (for two Bassoons), Nena Kunnateerachadalai, bassoon.

Astor Piazzolla, Muerte del Angel, Catherine Lawlor, violin; Erica Gailing, violin; Christian Barros, viola; Ivan Luza, cello; Jon Nelson, bass.

Monday, December 1, 8 p.m.
Winter Concert: Queens College Vocal Ensemble (James John, Conductor)
Baroque Ensemble (Dongmyung Ahn, Director)

Baroque Ensemble:

Georg Phillip Telemann, Overture (Suite) in A minor for Recorder and Strings, TWV 56:a2 (Overture, Les plaisirs, Air a L'Italienne, Minuet I, Minuet II, Rejouissance, Passepied I & II, Polonaise), Tony Park, Recorder Soloist.

Vocal Ensemble:

Settings from the Song of Songs: Healey Willan, Rise Up, My Love. Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Osculetur me.

Settings of the hymn "Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen":, Michael Praetorius, Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen. Hugo Distler, Choralpartita aus der Weinachtsgeschichte, Corin Greene, soloist.

Baroque Ensemble:

Johann Rosenmüller, Sonata No. 9 in D major a 5; Sonata No. 10 in F major a 5.

J.S. Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major, BWV 1048 ([No tempo indication] Adagio, Allegro).

Vocal Ensemble:

Claudio Monteverdi, Lamento d'Arianna (Lasciatemi morire; O Teseo, Teseo mio; Dove, dove è la fede; Ahi, che non pur risponde!).

Vocal and Baroque Ensemble (Todd Wachsman, Conductor):

G.F. Handel, Coronation Anthem, HWV 259 (Let Thy Hand Be Stengthened; Let Justice and Judgment; Alleluia).

Wednesday, December 3, 12:15 p.m.
Choral Music and Jazz.
Queens College Choir, James John, Director
Queens College Jazz Ensemble, Michael Mossman, Director


God is Seen, arr. Alice Parker.

Hark, I Hear the Harps Eternal, arr. Alice Parker.

There Will Be Rest, Frank Ticheli. There Will Be Rest.

Johannes Brahms, Neue Liebeslieder, Op. 65, Nos. 1-7 (Verzicht', O Herz, auf Rettung; Finstere Schatten der Nacht; An jeder Hand die Finger, Klaudia Morelowska, Soprano; Ihr schwarzen Augen, Nate Festinger, Baritone; Wahre, wahre deinen Sohn, Kayla Faccilongo, Mezzo-Soprano; Rosen steckt mir an die Mutter, Jacquie Caruana, Soprano; Vom Gebirge Well' auf Well'), Markus Kaitila and Adam Ali, Piano.

Jazz Ensemble:

Piece 1, Piece 2, Piece 3.

Choir and Jazz Ensemble:

Enoch Mankayi Sontonoga (arr. Michael Philip Mossman), N'kosi Sikelel' iAfrika.

Piece 1, Piece 2, Piece 3.

Wednesday, December 3.
An Evening of Saxophone Chamber Music

Ryan Oberlin, Soprano; Anthony Izzo, Alto; Karla Aristy, Tenor; Cody Hosza, Baritone.

Claude Debussy, Rhapsody, Karla Aristy, alto saxophone; Abram Korsunsky, piano.

Evan Chambers, Deep Flowers, Cody Hosza, alto saxophone.

Paul Creston, Sonata, Anthony Izzo, alto saxophone; Markus Kaitila, piano.

1. With vigor
2. With tranquility
3. With gaiety

George Handy, Saxophone Quartet #2.

Andrew Smith, Sempre Inebriate.

Aaron Copland, Four Piano Blues.

1. Freely poetic
2. Soft and languid
3. Muted and sensuous
4. With bounce

Erwin Chander, Sinfonia.

Morton Lauridsen, arr. by Andrew Smith, O Magnum Mysterium.

Bedřich Smetana, arr. by Gary Bricault, Dance of the Comedians from "The Bartered Bride".

Thursday, December 4
Simona De Rosa Graduation Recital
Wayne Tucker
, Trumpet; Christopher McBride, Saxophone; Elad Cohen, Trombone; Bora Lim, Piano; Gennaro Esposito, Guitar; Dustin Kiselbach, Bass. Jack Kilby, Drums

Harry Warren, We'll be together again.

Harry Warren, The more I see you.

Carlos Eleta Almarán, Historia de un amor.

Domenico Modugno, Tu si na cosa grande.

Cole Porter, Love for Sale.

Harry Warren, I only have eyes for you.

Jimmy Davis, Love man.

Thursday, December 4, 3 pm.
Marty Majorowicz
, Trombone, Master of Music in Jazz Studies Graduation Recital
Brevan Hampden, Drums; Miki Yamanaka, Organ; Brett Jones, Guitar

Marty Majorowicz, Sentimental Voyage.

Nils Wogram, transcribed by Marty Majorowicz, Affinity.

Cedar Walton, Firm Roots.

Marty Majorowicz, Four Leaf Clover.

Stanley Turrentine, transcribed by Marty Majorowicz, Wee Hour Theme.

Marty Majorowicz, Before Dinner.

Thursday, December 4, 8 pm.
Jacqueline D. Caruana
, Soprano; Abram Korsunsky, Piano; Robert Colon, Countertenor

Giovanni B. Pergolesi, Stizzoso, mio stizzoso (La Serva Padrona). George Frideric Handel, Ombra mai fu (Serse). Vincenzo Bellini, Vaga luna che inargenti; Per pieta, bell idol mio.

Johannes Brahms, Die Meinacht. Claudio Monteverdi, Pur ti miro (L'incoronazione di Poppea).

Doulgas Moore, Willow Song (The Ballad of Baby Doe). Aaron Copland, Laurie's Song (The Tender Land).

Henry Krieger, Who Will Love Me As I Am (Side Show). Frank Wildhorn, Someone Like You (Jekyll and Hyde). Harvey Schmidt, Much More (The Fantasticks).

Stephen Sondheim, Another Hundred People (Company), Being Alive (Company).

Marvin Hamlisch, What I Did For Love (A Chorus Line). Stephen Sondheim, Move On (Sunday in the Park with George). Brian Lowdermilk, Here I Am.

Friday, December 5, 3 pm.
Hok Man (Mandy) Leung
, Viola; Cullan Bryant, Piano
Bachelor of Music Graduation Recital.

Max Bruch, Romance in F major for Viola and Piano, Op. 85.

Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Fantasie, Op. 18.

Paul Hindemith, Trauermusik

Ruhig bewegt
Choral "Für deinen Thron tret ich hiermit" - Sehr langsam

Johannes Brahms, Sonata in F minor for Violaa and Piano, Op. 120, No. 1

Allegro appassionato
Andante un poco adagio
Allegretto grazioso

Nena Kunnateerachadalai, Bassoon
Bachelor’s of Music Graduation Recital
Friday, December 5th, 2014, 5pm, LeFrak Concert Hall

Sonata in F Minor George Philipp Telemann (1681-1767)
I. Triste
II. Allegro
III. Andante
IV. Vivace

Nena Kunnateerachadalai, Bassooon
Shirley Mak, Piano

Romance, Op. 62 Edward Elgar (1857-1934)

Rhapsody for Bassoon Willson Osborne (1906-1979)

A Day at the Park Ann Marie Kurrasch
I. Hooray! We’re Here!
II. Soliloquy On The Clouds

Nena Kunnateerachadalai, Contrabassoon
Shirley Mak, Piano

The Lost Jewel Music by Matthew Perez
Poetry by Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)

Matthew Perez, Piano
Jacquie Caruana, Soprano Voice

Black Marc Mellits (1966-)

Featuring Cindy Baez, Basooon

ENCORE: Libertango for Saxophone Quartet Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)
Arranged by A. Walker

Anthony Izzo, Soprano Saxophone
Karla Aristy, Alto Saxophone
Nena Kunnateerachadalai, Tenor Saxophone
Cody Hosza, Baritone Saxophone

Sunday, December 7, 8 p.m.
Nota Bene/Percussion/Gamelan Yowana Sari Concert

Gamelan Yowana Sari, Pendet Penyambutan, Shoko Yamamuro, Dancer.

Lou Harrison, Ariadne (1987), Mina Kyoung - flute, Hunyonh Kim - percussion.

1 - Ariadne Abandoned
2 - The Triumph of Ariadne and Dionysus

Henry Cowell, Pulse (1939), Zach Burstein, Brian Maulick, Phil Vona, Andrew Bieler, Chris Mulz, Dmetrius Fernandez.

Toru Takemitsu, Toward the Sea (1991), Morgan Pappas - flute, Rich Weismantel - marimba.

1 - The Night
2 - Moby Dick
3 - Cape Cod

Lou Harrison/John Cage, Double Music (1941), Andre Toussaint, Phil Vona, Dmetrius Fernandez, Brian Maulick.

Alex Mincek, Out of Thin Air (2013), Ben Cohen, Ching-Yu Huang, Patrick Kennedy.

Lou Harrison, Fugue (1941), Rich Weismantel, Chris Mulz, Hansol Choi, Hunyong Kim.

1- Dhurga Shloka
2- Heaven or Hell
3- The River
4- Love Song
5- Chalo

Shirish Korde, Phoolan Devi (2010), Annmarie Errico - voice; Cat Lawlor - violin; Elizabeth Kim - cello; Simona Donova - flute; Tony Park - clarinet; Markus Kaitila - piano; Chris Mulz - percussion; Ben Cohen - table.

Gamelan Yowana Sari, Sekatian Traditional.

Monday, December 8, 12:15 pm
Queens College String Ensemble: Winter Concert- A Gust of Harmony

John Lunn (arr. by Larry Moore), Downton Abbey.

Piotr Ilich Tchaikovsky, Serenade for Strings, Op. 48

II. Waltz

Max Reger, Lyrisches Andante for String Orchestra.

Johann Sebastian Bach, Suite No. 5 in G minor. BWV 1070

I. Larghetto

Dean Marchall (arr. by Arthur M. Bachmann), Calypso Jam for String Orchestra (Dara Coppolone, Conductor; Patrick Kennedy, Percussion).

Tuesday, December 9, 6 pm
Queens College New Music Group Concert

The ACSM New Music String Chamber Orchestra (Hector Milete, conductor):

Christopher Sahar, Bartokiana.

Jack Segal and Marvin Fischer (arr. by Anthony Izzo), When Sunny Gets Blue.

Andrew Smith, Druantia's Dance.

Jacob Elkin, Soundscape in G Lydian.

Josh Oxford, I Love You.

Yuta Tanaka, Variations on a Chromatic Ground Bass.

Cortlandt Matthews, Sketch for Strings.

Hansol Choi, Katharos (Concerto Grosso for String Quartet and String Orchestra).

Do-It-Yourself (DIY):

Grace Eun-hye Sun, Where is Happiness?, Naomi Florin and Catherine Lawlor, violins; Hector Milete, viola; Minji Kim, cello.

Andrew Smith, Eucalyptus, Markus Kaitila, piano.

Christopher Sahar, Sonata Mutatis, Christopher Sahar, piano.

I. Moderato

Accordion Miniatures (Melissa Elledge, accordian):

Anthony Izzo, Tango for One.

Haley Kallenberg, Chorinho.

Josh Oxford, Hot Subway Jam.

Wednesday, December 10, 12:15 pm.
The Queens College Orchestra
Maurice Peress
, Director; Lauren Wuerth, Flute

Nielsen, Concerto for Flute and Orchestra, Lauren Wuerth, Flute.

Kraft, Chamber Symphony No. 2.

Respighi, Pines of Rome

Pines of the Villa Borghese
Pines Near a Catacomb
Pines of the Janiculum
Pines of the Appian Way

Wednesday, December 10, 6 pm.
Chamber Music Recital
Sergey Prokofyev, violin; Wei-Hsien Lien, piano

Henryk Wienaiswski, Légende, Op. 17.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sonata No. 5 in A Major for Piano and Violin, KV 305

Allegro di molto
Andante grazioso

Ludwig van Beethoven, Sonata No. 4 in A Minor for Piano and Violin, Op. 23

Andante scherzoso più Allegretto
Allegro molto

Johannes Brahms, Sonata No. 3 in D Minor for Piano and Violin, Op. 108

Un poco presto e cont sentiment
Presto agitato

Wednesday, December 10, 7 pm
Hagjae Lee Jazz Composition & Arranging Graduation Recital
featuring Queens College Big Band

All pieces arranged by Hagjae Lee

Softly As a Morning Sunrise, composed by Hamerstein Romberg.

Esperando, composed by Hagjae Lee.

A Puzzle Piece, composed by Hagjae Lee.

Hymn #102, composed by G.B. Shea.

Wednesday, December 10, 8 pm
The QC Gospel Arts Collective's Winter Production

Bishop T.D. Jakes, Bless the Lord With Me, GAC Choir.

Ashley Gill, The Mission, Stephanie Chukwuma, Kiana Newell, GAC Choir, Karolina Beimcik, violin.

Ashley Gill, NeoMagnificat, Ashley Gill, Jocelyn Serina Cruz, Jasmine Thompson, Kaleb Hopkins.

Propaganda, Beautiful Eulogy Braille, Joel Davis, Lofty Lyrics, Jessica Golden.

Forever Jones, Every Moment, Kiana Newell. May Yuan, Finding Grace, May Yuan.

KJ Scriven, Tye Tribett, What Can I Do, GAC Dancers.

Stephanie Chukwuma, Donnie McClurkin, We Fall Down, Stephanie Chukwuma, Jasmine Thompson, Jocelyn Serina Cruz, Kaleb Hopkins.

Deitrick Haddon, He's Able, GAC Choir, Keira Mills, soloist.

Maya Lashley, The Christmas Poem.

Normal Hutchins, Emmanuel.

Kirk Franklin, The Night The Christ Was Born, Jocelyn Serina Cruz, soloist; Karolina Beimcik, violin; GAC Choir.

Traditional German Carol (arr. Michaela "Misha" Steinhauer), Joseph Dearest.

Michaela "Misha" Steinhauer, Joy, GAC Jazz Singers.

Sam B, Joe Lidsay, Tiffany Steele, The Reason, Kiana Newell, Clemente Rene Flores.

Traditional Carol (arr. Ashley Gill, GAC Band), Angels We Have Heard On High, GAC Choir.

Wednesday, December 10, 8 pm.
Sooyoung Chin's Graduation Recital, Jazz Composition Major
featuring Queens College Big Band

Special guests: Jan Kus, Soprano Sax; Tony Park, Clarinet
Eun Young Choi, Voice; Jisung Kim, Piano

All tunes are composed and arranged by Sooyoung Chin.

The Fables:

I. The Language of Flowers

II. Jasmine

III. Gastornis

IV. Mad Rabbit's Waltz

V. A Dance of Shadows

VI. After Dark, All Cats are Leopards

Thursday, December 11, 3 p.m.
Emi Makabe Graduate Recital.

The Clod and the Pebble, Poem by William Blake, Composed by Emi Makabe.

But Beautiful, Lyrics by Johnny Burke, Music by Jimmy Van Heusen, Arranged by Emi Makabe.

O Street, Composed by Emi Makabe.

Treeing, Composed by Emi Makabe.

Knicknack, Composed by Emi Makabe, Arranged by Laiyo Nakahashi.

The Sky From Hayward, Composed and Arranged by Emi Makabe.

I Saw the Light, Composed by Emi Makabe.

Thursday, December 11, 4 pm
Julie Ackerman, Jazz Vocalist. Master's Degree in Jazz Studies Graduation Recital

Featuring JiSung Kim, piano; Justin Thompson, guitar; Billy Johnson, bass; Yado Donghun Han, drums; Hsinwei Chiang, violin; Karolina Beimcik, vocals;Ashley Gill, vocals.

Softly, As In a Morning Sunrise by Sigmund Romberg and Oscar Hammerstein II, Arrangement by Julie Ackerman.

This Is Love by Julie Ackerman.

There's a Small Hotel by Richard Rodgers, with lyrics by Lorenz Hart, Arrangement by Julie Ackerman.

O Morro Não Tem Vez (Favela) by Antonio Carlos Jobim, Arrangement by Julie Ackerman.

You're Everything by Chick Corea, Arrangement by Julie Ackerman.

I'm Glad There Is You (In This World of Ordinary People) by Jimmy Dorsey and Paul Madeira, Arrangement by Julie Ackerman.

Just A-Sittin' and A-Rockin by Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, and Lee Gaines, Arrangement by Julie Ackerman.

Thursday, December 11, 6 pm
Jazz Vocal Ensemble Class Concert

Ming Yu Chen, Speak Low; Let's Fall in Love.

Sori Kim, Frim Fem Sauce; Lullaby of Birdland.

Sofia Tosello, Prelude to a Kiss; You'd Be So Nice.

Julie Ackerman, This is Love; Softly.

Group Song: Blue Skys, Hyunseung Kim, guitar; Gyeong Yoon Park, bass; Donghun Han, (drums).

Thursday, December 11, 7:30 p.m.
The Queens College Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Saxophone Ensemble & Saxophone Quartet
Dr. Kristin Mozeiko and Dr. Paul Cohen, Directors

Saxophone Quartet:

George Handy, Saxophone Quartet II; Andrew Smith, Semper Inebriate.

Aaron Copland (arr. Paul Cohen), Four Piano Blues

I. Freely, poetic
II. Soft and languid
III. Muted and sensuous
IV. With bounce.

Saxophone Ensemble:

Morten Lauridsen (arr. Andrew Smith, conducted by Andrew Smith), O Magnum Mysterium.

Bedřich Smetana (arr. Gary Bricault, conducted by Nisan Ak), Dance of the Comedians from "The Bartered Bride".

Symphonic Wind Ensemble:

John Philip Sousa (conducted by Courtney Scarpati), Looking Upward Suite

I. By the Light of the Polar Star

George Weisman (conducted by George Weisman), A Song of Praise.

Gustav Holst, Second Suite in F for Military Band

I. March
II. Song Without Words
III. Song of the Blacksmith (conducted by Joanna Rocco)
IV. Fantasia on the Dargason)

David R. Holsinger, Liturgical Dances.

Markus Kaitila, Piano
BMus Student Recital
Friday, December 12, 2014, 1 pm, LeFrak Concert Hall

Piano Sonata No. 3 in C Major, Op. 2 No. 3 Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Allegro con brio
Scherzo: Allegro
Allegro assai

Piano Sonata No. 4 in C Minor, Op. 29 Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)
Allegro molto sostenuto
Andante assai
Allegro con brio, ma non leggiero

Eight Piano Pieces, Op. 76 Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Capriccio in F-sharp Minor
Capriccio in B Minor
Intermezzo in A-flat Major
Intermezzo in B-flat Major
Capriccio in C-sharp Minor
Intermezzo in A Major
Intermezzo in A Minor
Capriccio in C Majo

Encore: Nocturne

Markus Kaitila is a student of Dr. Nina Lelchuk.

Qing Zhao, Piano
Bachelor of Music Graduation Recital
Friday, December 12, 2014, 3:00PM, LeFrak Concert Hall


Prelude and Fugue in A minor,
BWV889, WTC Book II
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Sonata in F major for Piano and Violin, Op.24 (‘Spring Sonata”) Ludwig van Beethoven

I. Allegro (1770-1827)
II. Adagio molto espressivo
III. Scherzo: Allegro molto
IV. Rondo: Allegro ma non troppo

Jiyea Kang, Violin

Abegg Variation Op.1 Robert Schumann (1810-1856)


Sonata in C minor for Piano and Violin,
Op.30, No.2 Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

I. Allegro con brio
II. Adagio cantabile
III. Scherzo: Allegro
IV. Finale: Allegro; Presto

Laura Giannini, Violin

Qing Zhao is a student of Morey Ritt.

Friday, December 12, 5 p.m.
Elizabeth Hogg, guitar
Undergraduate Senior Degree Recital

J.S. Bach, Lute Suite No. 1 In E Minor, BWV 996.

Giuliani, Sonate Brillante, Op. 15.

Villa-Lobos: 12 Etudes, Nos. 3, 4, 5.

Britten: Nocturnal After John Dowland, Op. 70.

Bartók: Five Romanian Folk Dances For Flute & Guitar (Morgan Pappas, flute).

Friday, December 12, 7:30 p.m.
The Queens College Orchestra.
Maurice Peress, Director; Lauren Wuerth, Flute

Mozart, Symphony No. 29.

Allegro con spirito

Nielsen, Concerto for Flute and Orchestra (Part 1, Part 2), Lauren Wuerth, Flute.

Kraft, Chamber Symphony No. 2 (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3).

Respighi, Pines of Rome.

Pines of the Villa Borghese
Pines Near a Catacomb
Pines of the Janiculum
Pines of the Appian Way

Monday, December 15, 12:15 p.m.
Balsam String Quartet Recital
Erica Gailing & Catherine Lawlor - Violins; Christian Barros - Viola; Ivan Luza - Cello

Joseph Haydn, String Quartet in D major, Op. 50, no. 6 "The Frog"

I. Allegro
II. Poco Adagio
III. Minuet and Trio (Allegretto)
IV. Finale: Allegro con Spirito

Bedřich Smetana, String Quartet No. 1 in E minor "From My Life"

I. Allegro vivo appassionato
II. Allegro moderato alla polka
III. Largo sostenuto
IV. Vivace

Frank Bridge, Three Idylls

I. Adagio molto espressivo
II. Allegretto poco lento
III. Allegro con moto

Laura Giannini, Violin
Advanced Diploma Graduation Recital
Monday, December 15th, 2014, 4:00 pm, LeFrak Concert Hall

Première Sonate-Fantaisie Dèsespèrance H. Villa-Lobos (1913)

Markus Kaitila, Piano

Sonate for piano and violin op. 30 n.2 in C minor L. van Beethoven (1802)

I. Allegro con brio
II. Adagio cantabile
III. Scherzo - Allegro
IV. Finale – Allegro. Presto

Qing Zhao, Piano

Piano Quartet op. 47 in E flat major R. Schumann (1842)

I. Sostenuto assai. Allegro ma non troppo
II. Scherzo – Molto vivace
III. Andante cantabile
IV. Finale - Vivace

Hsiutzu Ryan, Piano
Erica Gailing, Viola
Kelsey Sheldon, Cello

Laura Giannini is a student of Prof. Daniel Phillips

Tuesday, December 16, 7:30 p.m.
QC Women's Choir Concert

Sandra Babb, Conductor; H. Roz Woll, Guest Conductor; Grace Sun, Piano; Kristen Cho, Organ

Part One: Songs of South Africa: (H.Roz Woll, Guest Conductor):

Ke Nale Mona, Sotho Folk Song.

Mdandihleli, Xhsosa Folk Song.

Wildsbok, Nystrom, Arr. Renette Bouwer.

Mjengebhadi libhadula, Xhosa Folk Song.

Asimbonaga, J. Clegg, Arr. Soweto Gospel Choir, Rebecca Pissalidis, Soloist.

Part Two: Songs of the Past:

A Short Alleluia, Irving Fine.

Matuś, Moja Matuś, arr. Karol Rathaus.

The Snow Storm, Bruce Saylor.

Danny Boy, arr. Larry Eisman, Margaret D'Orio, Student Conductor.

Past Life Melodies, Sarah Hopkins.

Part Three: Mass by Joel Mandelbaum:

I. Kyire

II. Gloria, Amy Guarino, Soloist

III. Credo, Jocelyn Cruz, Soloist

IV. Sanctus

V. Benedictus

VI. Agnus Dei

Thursday, December 18, 7 pm
Queens Youth Choir Concert
Dr. Sandra Babb, Conductor; Hyeong Eun Yu, Assistant Conductor
Dara Coppolone, QC Intern; Grace Sun, Piano

Part One:

Randall Thompson, A Girl's Garden.

Henry Purcell (Arr. Crabb), Nymphs and Shepherds, conducted by Hyeong Eun Yu.

S'vivon, Traditional Jewish Song, Arr. Shields, conducted by Hyeong Eun Yu; Cordelia Calberson, Alicia Cynamon, Elisabeth Horn, Bethany Leung & Jessie Xu, Descant Singers.

Eric Whitacre, The Seal Lullaby, conducted by Hyeong Eun Yu.

Elijah Rock! Traditional Spiritual, Arr. Emerson.

Part Two, Selections from Mass by Leonard Bernstein:

Victor Starsky, Celebrant; Cordelia Calberson, Soloist:


Dominus Vobiscum

Gloria Tibi


Almighty Father

Friday, December 19, 7:30 pm
Queens College Chamber Orchestra

Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 2 in D Major, op. 36

Adagio molto- Allegro con brio
Scherzo: Allegro
Allegro molto

Johannes Brahms, Symphony No. 4 in E minor, op. 98

Allegro non troppo
Andante moderato
Allegro giocoso
Allegro energico e passionato