Queens College Aaron Copland School of Music

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Queens College, CUNY
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Queens, NY 11367-1597
(Tel) 718-997-3800
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Mon-Thurs 9:00 am - 4:45 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Concerts Presented February 2014

Elissa Leventhal, violin
Pei-Hsuan Tsai, piano
Music Education Graduation Recital
Monday, February 3, 2014, 6:00 PM, LeFrak Concert Hall

Praeludium and Allegro, Fritz Kreisler

Partita No. 1 in B minor, J.S. Bach
Tempo di Bourrée

Vocalise Op. 34. No. 14, Sergei Rachmaninoff

Concerto No. 22 in A minor, Giovanni Battista Viotti
I. Allegro Moderato

Friday, February 7th, 5 pm. Bachelor of Music Junior Recital. Melaina Badalian, horn, with Christine Doré, piano.

Paul Dukas, Villanelle. Paul Hindemith, Sonate (I. Mäßig bewegt, II. Ruhig bewegt, III. Lebhaft). Wolfgang Amedeus Mozart, Concerto no. 4 in E-flat Major
(I. Allegro moderato, II. Romanza, III. Rondo).

Monday, February 10, 6 pm. String Members of the Queens College Symphony Orchestra, Stephen Fillare, Conductor. George Frideric Handel, Concert Grosso Op.6 No. 1 (A tempo giusto, Allegro, Adagio, Allegro, Allegro), Catherine Lawlor and Laura Giannini, violins; Sverre Kyvik Bauge, Cello. Alexandre Tansman, Variations on a Theme by Frescobaldi (Andante Cantabile, Un poco meno Lento, Molto Vivace, Largo, Lento, Andantino Grazioso, Allegro Risoluto, Andante Cantabile). Henry Purcell, Dido and Aeneas Z. 626 (Dido's Lament). Michael Mandrin, Violinist's Lament, Michael Mandrin, violinist. Jennifer Erickson, To Serve With Honor, Caroline Bishop, violist. Dimitri Shostakovitch (arr. Lucas Drew), Sinfonia for String Orchestra.

Saturday, February 15, 3 pm. Organ Music of J.S. Bach, Eva Sze: Christ, Our Lord, To Jordan Came, BWV 684. Prelude and Fugue in D Major, BWV 532. John A. Wolfe: Adorn Thyself, O Dear Soul, BWV 654. O Morning Star, How Fair and Bright, BWV 739. The Old Year Now Has Passed Away, BWV 614. In Thee Is Gladness, BWV 615. Ellen Wright: Prelude and Fugue in C Major, BWV 545. Fantasia in G Major, "Pièce d'Orgue," BWV 572.

Thursday, February 20, 12 noon. The Queens College Orchestra, Maurice Peress and Alex Wen, Conductors; Amelia Lubrano, Soprano. Ives, Central Park in the Dark. Dvořák, Ten Biblical Songs, Op. 99. Dvořák, Symphony No. 8 in G-major, Op. 88 (Allegro con brio, Adagio, Allegretto Grazioso - molto vivace, Allegro ma non troppo).

Women Composer's Recital: Past and Present
Britlin Losee and Jacqueline D. Caruana, coordinators
Thursday, February 20th, 2014, 6 pm, LeFrak Concert Hall

Kaleidoscope Heart Taylor Blanket and Jessica M. Altieri, arrangers.

iTones a cappella group

Meadowlarks Amy Beach

Melanie Ramos, voice; Nicolas Gialone, piano.

The Light Shone Darkly Britlin Losee

Britlin Losee, lead; Jacqueline D. Caruana, back-up vocal; Sverre Bauge, cello; Markus Kaitila, piano.

How Could I Ever Know? Lucy Simon
Jacqueline Caruana and Robert Colon, duet; Markus Kaitila, piano.

P.O.W. Britlin Losee
Alex Hu, violin; Sverre Bauge, cello; Pei-Hsuan Tsai, piano.

Run Jacqueline D. Caruana
Jacqueline D. Caruana, lead; Robert Colon and Danielle Fleming, back-up voices; Ricky-Laluz Rivera, flute; Corina Antonucci, guitar; Sean Doyle, piano.

August Sun, Eve, Summer Fruit, Like A Little Kid With A Raging Heart Adrianna Mateo

Dancing In the Moonlight Taylor Blanket and Jessica M. Altieri, arrangers. iTones a cappella group

Monday, February 24, 6 pm. Chamber Music Recital. Peter Arfsten, Flute; David Abdurachmanov, Piano. W.A. Mozart, Flute Quartet in D major (Mvt. I- Allegro, Mvt. II- Adagio, Mvt. III- Rondeau-Allegretto), Peter Arfsten, flute; Catherine Lawlor, violin; Caroline Bishop, viola; Nick Anton, cello. Sergey Prokofiev, Sonata for Flute and Piano (Mvt. I- Moderato, Mvt. II- Scherzo, Mvt. III- Andante, Mvt. IV- Allegro con brio), Peter Arfsten, flute; David Abdurachmanov, piano.

Wednesday, February 26, 12:15 pm. Sergey Prokofyev, violin, Wei-Hsien Lien, piano. Ludwig van Beethoven, Sonata in A minor, Op. 23 (Presto, Andante scherzoso piu Allegretto, Allegro molto). Sergei Prokofiev, Sonata in F minor, Op. 80 (Andante assai, Allegro brusco, Andante, Allegrissimo).

Thursday, February 27. Jazz Recital: Tuomo Uusitalo, Piano. Track 1. Track 2. Track 3. Track 4. Track 5. Track 6.

Thursday, February 27, 8 pm. Legacy! Musical Celebration Honoring Black History featuring Students, Alumni, and Faculty of the Aaron Copland School of Music. Various, arr. Yut and the Hot Four, Hip Hop Violin. Nuttin' But Stringz, arr. Yut and the Hot Four, Thunder. Anthony Green, Two Pages for Kara. William Grant Still, Romance. Mongo Santamaria, arr. Oscar Brown, Jr., Afro Blue. Stevie Wonder, Susaye Greene-Browne, I Can't Help It. Rod Temperton, Rock with You. Thelonious Monk, Arr. Jan Kus, Rhythm-A-Ning. Traditional American Spiritual, arr. Ashley Gill, He's Got the Whole World (In His Hands). South African Freedom Song, arr. Leck, Freedom is Coming. Jeffery Ames, Holy is the Lord. Traditional Spiritual, Ride On, King Jesus.

Friday, February 28, 5 pm. Certificate Graduation Recital: Jia Lu, Piano. J.S. Bach, Prelude & Fugue in c-sharp minor WTC I BWV 849. Maurice Ravel, Gaspard de la nuit (I. Ondine). Frédéric Chopin, Polonaise Fantasie in A-flat Major Op.61. Ludwig van Beethoven, Piano Sonata Op.57 "Appassionata" (I. Allegro assai, II. Andante con moto, III. Allegro ma non troppo - Presto). Leo Kraft, Allegro Giocoso.