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Queens College, CUNY
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Queens, NY 11367-1597
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Friday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Concerts Presented November 2015

Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

Peter DelGrosso Recital Violin
Monday, November 2, 2015, 3 pm , LeFrak Concert Hall

Piano

Off Stage Horn Duo

Horn Duo

Horn Trio

Solo Horn


Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

Kohl Blint, Drums
MM Jazz Studies Graduation Recital
Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015, 3pm, Recital Hall 226

Seven Steps to Heaven Miles Davis

Christopher Mcbride-sax, Shota Lee-Piano, Victor Amurillo-Bass

Rise and Shine Robert Glasper

Shota Lee-Piano, Victor Amurillo-Bass

All The Things You Are Hammerstein/ Kern

Christopher Mcbride-sax, Shota Lee-Piano, Victor Amurillo-Bass

Four Miles Davis

Christopher Mcbride-sax, Shota Lee-Piano, Victor Amurillo-Bass

Witch Hunt Wayne Shorter

Christopher Mcbride-sax, Shota Lee-Piano, Victor Amurillo-Bass

Jellys Da Beener Robert Glasper

Shota Lee-Piano, Victor Amurillo-Bass

Valse Hot Sonny Rollins

Christopher Mcbride-sax, Shota Lee- Piano, Victor Amurillo- Bass

Kohl Blint is a student of Dennis Mackrel.


Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

Music for Voices and Percussion

Wednesday, November 4, 2015, 12:15 PM, LeFrak Concert Hall

Queens College Women's Choir
H. Roz Woll, Conductor

The Promised Land Miss M.T. Durham (1815-1901)

Corin Greene, Martha Lucia Paguay, Sarah Falconi, Soloists

Arirang Traditional Korean Folk Song

Yang Guan San Die Traditional, Tang Dynasty
from Three Chinese Songs arr. Liu Zlarang (1932-2011)

Hotaru Koi Japanese Children's Song

arr. Rō Ogura (1916-1990)

Holly Sickinger, Conductor

Adinu arr. Shileen Abu-Khader (b. 1972)
and André de Quadtos (b. 1953)

Jessica Altieri, Soloist

Ozi VeZim'rat Yah Traditional Yemenite Melody
arr. Eleanor Epstein (b. 1950)

Ben Cohen, Ching-Yu Huang, Chris Mulz, Percussion

And Miriam Sang (Shiru L'Adonai) Zubelon M. Highben
(b. 1971)

Ben Cohen, Ching-Yu Huang, Chris Mulz, Percussion

 

Queens College Percussion Ensemble
Michael Lipsey, Conductor

Music for Mallet Instruments, Voice and Organ Steve Reich
(b. 1936)

Marimba: Andrew Bieler, Steve DeBellis, Ching-Yu Huang, Christopher Ramirez
Glockenspiel Philip Okon, Philip Vona
Vibraphone: Dmetri Fernandez
Voice: Audrey Edelstein, Elise Walters, Federico Zegarra
Organ: Nisan Ak

 

Queens College Choir
James John, Conductor

Psallite Unigenito Michael Praetorius (1571 - 1621)

O Magnum Mysterium Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548 - 1611)

Gaudete Traditional English Carol
arr. J. David Moore (b. 1962)

Gerard Gallagher and Amy Guarino, Soloists

Three Nocturnes Dan Forrest (b. 1978)
I. Stars
II. Lightly stepped a yellow star
III . . .Thou motive of the stats

Ben Cohen, Dmetri Fernandez, Juan Herrera, Brian Maulick, Percussion
Adam Ali, Piano/Celeste
Kristina Weglarz, Soloist


Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

Hila Kulik, Piano
Master Graduation Recital
Thursday, November 5, 2015, 2:45pm, Recital Hall 226

 

Yalla  Hila Kulik

East of The Sun Brooks Bowman

When the light gloes throught your window  Sasha Argov

Kulikvium   Hila Kulik

Flower Hila Kulik

Moment's Notice John Coltrane

Accompanied by:
Itay Morchi - Drums
Curtis Ostle – Bass

Special Guests:
Wayne Tucker - Trumpet
Elad Cohen - Trombone
Serge Avanesov - Tenor

Hila Kulik is a student of Professor David Berkman, Professor Antonio Hart, Professor Michael Mossman and Professor Jeb Patton.


Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

Bachelor of Alts and
Bachelor of Music Voice Recital

H. Roz Woll, Coordinator
David Taubman, Piano
Thursday, November 5th, 2015
7:30 P.M. LeFrak Concert Hall

The Call Ralph Vaughan Williams

Gerard Gallagher

Lullaby Cyril Scott

Yara Hoppenstein

Amarilli, mia bella Giulio Caccini

Paul Regan

Qui sedes ad dexteram patris from Gloria Antonio Vivaldi

Viviana Amaya

Si, tra i ceppi from Berenice G. F. Handel

Thomas Barnes

Porgi, Amor from Le Nozze di Figaro W.A. Mozart

Deborah Love Carter

Nacht und Träume Franz Schubert

MaryGrace Nolan


Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

An Afternoon of Chamber Music

Friday, November 6, 3 pm
LeFrak Concert Hall

Time Pieces (1985) Robert Muczynski

David Valbuena, Clarinet
Markus Kaitila, Piano

Kegelstatt Trio KV (1786)
Part 1
Part 2
Part 3 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Christian Barros, Viola
David Valbuena, Clarinet
Markus Kaitila, Piano

Clarinet Quintet in B minor op. 115 (1891) Johannes Brahms
Allegro
Adagio-Piu Lento
Andantino
Con Moto

Catherine Lawlor, violin
Chris Joyal, violin
Christian Barros, viola
Kelsey Sheldon, cello
David Valbuena, clarinet


Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

Queens College Brass Studio Recital
Wei-Hsien Lien, Special Guest Artist

Villanelle Paul Dukas

Peter Delgrosso, Horn

Suite for Tuba and Piano Don Haddad
I. Allegro maestoso
II. Andante espressivo
III. Allegro con Brio

Syed Hassan, Tuba

Concerto No. 4 in Eb, mvmt. 1 W.A. Mozart

Katie Angielczyk, Horn

"Adagio" from Adagio and Allegro Robert Schumann

Alejandro Salaverry, Horn

Sonata G.B. Pergolesi
I. Comodo
II. Allegro
III. Adagio
IV. Allegro

Zachary Raia, Trombone


Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

Haley Kallenberg, Composer & Pianist
Solo Piano Recital of Original Works
Monday, November 9, 2015, 4 PM, LeFrak Concert Hall

JEX

Peoples' Music: Morgan

Morning Music

Peoples' Music: Book of E fate

Peoples' Music: 33 – 53

Bad Dreams for Piano: Bombing Raid

Peoples' Music: Antipode

Peoples' Music: Secrets

Rome

Peoples' Music: Mr. Barata

Haley Kallenberg is a student of Dr. David Schober


Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

Dukchun Lee, Bass
Master of Music in Jazz Studies Graduation Recital
Tuesday, November 10th, 2015, 3 PM, Recital Hall 226

Jamie Dukchun Lee

Dukchun, Hyunseung, Alex, Amy, YoungJoon­, Bass, Guitar, Alto Sax, Piano, Drums

In This Heat Dukchun Lee

Dukchun, Hyunseung, Alex, Amy, YoungJoon­, Bass, Guitar, Alto Sax, Piano, Drums

Oleo Arr. By Dukchun Lee

Dukchun, Hyunseung, Alex, Amy, YoungJoon­, Bass, Guitar, Alto Sax, Piano, Drums

My Little Blossom Dukchun Lee

Dukchun, Hyunseung, Alex, Amy, YoungJoon­, Bass, Guitar, Alto Sax, Piano, Drums

I'll Be There Arr. By Marcus Miller

Dukchun Lee­, Bass

Detroit Marcus Miller

Dukchun, Hyunseung, Alex, Amy, YoungJoon­, Bass, Guitar, Alto Sax, Piano, Drums

A Conspiracy To Rebel Hyunseung Kim

Dukchun, Hyunseung, Alex, Amy, YoungJoon­, Bass, Guitar, Alto Sax, Piano, Drums

Dukchun Lee is a student of David Wong.


Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

Samuel T. Blakelock, Guitar
Master of Music Graduation Recital
Monday, November 10th, 2015, 4pm, Room 226

Just a Little (is Never Enough) Sam Blakelock

Let's Cool One Thelonious Monk

Freezing Landscape Sam Blakelock

Subconscious Lee Lee Konitz

Dat Dere Bobby Timmons

Sam Blakelock is a student of Lage Lund and Paul Bollenback

Dustin Kiselbach - Bass
Tanguy Stevenart - Drums
Christopher McBride - Alto Saxophone
Yoonmi Kim - Piano


Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

Mina Kyoung and Ayana Ouchi, Flute and Clarinet
DUO RECITAL
Joshua Vigran, Piano
Wednesday, Nov. 11th, 2015, 2:00pm, LeFrak Concert Hall

Duet for Flute and Clarinet, Op. 46 No. 1 G. KUMMER
I. Allegro
II. Andante poco Adagio
III. Allegretto con moto

4 Waltzes for Flute, Clarinet and Piano D. SCHOSTAKOVICH
I. Spring Waltz
II. Waltz-Joke
III. Waltz
IV. Barrel-Organ Waltz

Grande Polonaise Op. 16 T. BOEHM
I. Introduction
II. Polonaise
III. Presto

Mina Kyoung, Flute

Sonate for Clarinet and Piano Op. 167 C. SAINT-SAËNS
I. Allegreto
II. Allegro animato
III. Lento
IV. Molto allegro

Ayana Ouchi, Clarinet

Sonatine En Trio pour clavecin, flûte et clarinette Op. 85 F. SCHMITT
I. Assez anime
II. Assez vif
III. Tres lent
IV. Anime

Tarantella for Flute, Clarinet, and Piano Op. 6 C. SAINT-SAËNS

Mina Kyoung is a student of Judith Mendenhall.

Ayana Ouchi is a student of Charles Neidich.


Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

Piano Majors Recital
Thursday, November 12, 7:30
LeFrak Concert Hall

Moment Musical No. 1 in B-flat minor, Op. 16 No. 1 Rachmaninov

Marcus Kaitila

English Suite No. 5 in E minor, BWV 810 Bach
Prelude
Allemande
Gigue

Hsiu-Tzu Ryan

Polonaise-Fantasy, Op. 61 in A ♭ Major Chopin

John Wysocki

Kreisleriana, Op. 16 Schumann
I. Ausserst bewegt
II. Sehr immig und nicht zu rasch
III. Sehr aufgeregt

Alexander Bryson

Nocturne Op. 32 No. 1 in B Major Chopin
Études Op. 10 Chopin
No. 8 in F Major
No. 7 in C Major
No. 5 in G ♭ Major
No. 4 in c# Minor

Sean Cotty

Sonata in a minor, D. 537 Schubert
I. Allegro ma non troppo
II. Allegretto quasi Andantino

Teng Cao

Êtude Op. 10, No. 3 in E Major Chopin
Êtude Op. 25, No. 10 in b minor Chopin

Schott Gentile

Nocturne No. 19 in e minor Chopin
Nocturne No. 20 in c# minor Chopin

Nicolas Giacalone

Fêtes Debussy
(Arranged for Two Pianos by Ravel)

Alexander Bryson and John Wysocki

Polonaise in A-flat major, Op. 53 Chopin

Qian Shen

Eight Concert Etudes, Op. 40 for piano (1984) Kapustin
No. 1 in C major "Prelude"
No. 3 in E minor "Toccatina"

Xingyu Liu

Ballade in A ♭ Major, Op. 47 Chopin

Adam Ali

Sonata Op. 57 ("Appassionata") Beethoven
II. Andante con moto
III. Allegro non troppo

Seong Hye Kim

Quartet in g minor, K. 478 for Piano and Strings Mozart
III. Allegro

Adam Ali, piano
Christopher Joyal, violin
Christian Barros, viola
Mikiko Iwasaki, cello


Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

NAfME
(National Association for Music Education)
Semi-Annual Recital

Saturday, November 14, 2015
7:30pm
LeFrak Concert Hall

A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square Maschwitz & Sherwin (released 1939)

as performed by the Manhattan Transfer (Puerling)

Jessica Altieri, Tito Gutierrez
Corin Greene, Chris Pringle

Concert in G Major Telemann (1681-1767)

Lauren Fagan, Viola
Joseph Franzino, Acoompanist

Verdi Prati Handel (1684-1759)

Tito Gutierrez, Tenor
Joseph Franzino, Accompanist

To Zanarkand Vematsu (1959-)

Steven Lensky, Clarinet
Sameena Tanedo, Piano

Images, I. Reflets dans l'Eau Debussy (1862-1918)

Joseph Franzino, Piano

Your Daddy's Son Flaherty (1982-)

From the musical Ragtime

Martha Paguay, Soprano
Logan Vrankovic, Accompanist

Ombra Mai Fu Handel (1685-1759)

David Szabo, Tenor
Joseph Franzino, Accompanist

Cello Suite no. 5 in C minor: Prelude Bach (1685-1750)

Emily Dana, Viola

Because (a cappella) The Beatles (released 1969)

Nicole Cicero, Terry Leong, David Szabo

The Girl In 14 G Tesori (1961-)

Corin Greene, Soprano
Joseph Franzino, Accompanist

Encore: Dona Nobis Pacem Mozart


Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

Queens College Brass Ensemble

Monday, November 16, 2015, 12:15 pm
LeFrak Concert Hall

Sancte Dei Pretiose (10th Century) Anonymous

O Nata Lux De Lumine (1575) Thomas Tallis

Weep, Weep, Weep No More (1683) Thomas Wilby

Colchester Fantasy (1975) Eric Ewazen
II. Marquis of Granby
IV. The Red Lion


Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

Queens College Symphony Orchestra

Tong Chen, Conductor
Luke Krafka, Cellist

Wednesday, November 18, 12:15
LeFrak Concert Hall

French National Anthem

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906 - 1975)

Op.126, Cello Concerto No. 2

1. Largo
2. Allegretto
3. Allegretto

Luke Krafka, Cello

Op.10, Symphony No. 1 in F minor

1. Allegretto - Allegro non troppo
2. Allegro (moto perpetuo)
3. Lento
4. Finale - Allegro molto


Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

Chaeheung Lin
Jazz Recital

Thursday, November 19, 2015, 3:45 pm, Room 226

Track 1

Track 2

Track 3

Track 4

Track 5

Track 6


Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

Classical Singer's Career Development Club

Fall 2015 Recital

Una Furtiva Lagrima G. Donizetti
From The Elixir of Love (1797-1848)

Omar Bower, Tenor

Ach Ich Fühl's W.A. Mozart
From Die Zauberflote (1756-1791)

Samantha Dwyer, Soprano

The Black Swan G.C. Menotti
From the Medium (1911-2007)

Alessandra Gluf

Son pachi fiori P. Mascagni
Form L'amico Fritz (1863-1945)

Amy Guarino, Soprano

Willow Song D. Moore
From The Ballad of Baby Doe (1893-1969)

Grace Hwoang, Soprano

It's about the way people is made C. Floyd
From Susannah (1926-)

Christopher Emery, Tenor

Ah, fuggi il traditor W.A. Mozart
Form Don Giovanni (1756-1791)

Stephanie Weiss, Soprano


Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

Queens College Symphony Orchestra

Tong Chen, Conductor
Luke Krafka, Cellist

Friday, November 20, 7:30 pm
LeFrak Concert Hall

French National Anthem

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906 - 1975)

Op.126, Cello Concerto No. 2

1. Largo
2. Allegretto
3. Allegretto

Luke Krafka, Cello

Op.10, Symphony No. 1 in F minor

1. Allegretto - Allegro non troppo
2. Allegro (moto perpetuo)
3. Lento
4. Finale - Allegro molto


Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

Voice Majors Recital

Monday, November 23, 2015, 12:15 pm
LeFrak Concert Hall

Dr. Sherry Overholt, Dr. James John, voice coordinators
Dr. Max Midroit, pianist

Voi che sapete W.A. Mozart
From Le nozze di Figaro (1756-1791)

Linda Collazo, Mezzo-soprano

Die Mainacht J. Brahms
(1833-1897)

Robert Colon, Countertenor

Va godendo G.F. Handel
From Serse (1685-1759)

Kristina Weglarz, Soprano

Soupir H. Duparc
(1848-1933)

Michael Drozd, Baritone

I attempt from love's sickness H. Purcell
From The Indian Queen (1659-1695)

Rose Rutkovsky, Soprano

Nebbie O. Respighi
(1879-1936)

Anna Clare Del Vecchio, Soprano

The black swan G.C. Menotti
From The Medium (1911-2007)

Alessandra Gluf, Soprano

Frülingsglaube F. Schubert
(1797-1828)

Neophytos Ioannou, Baritone

Ombra mai fu G.F. Handel
From Serse (1685-1759)

David Szabo, Tenor

Bessie Bobtail S. Barber
(1910-1981)

Alexa Schwartz, Soprano

Ev'ry valley shall be exalted G.F. Handel
From Messiah (1685-1759)

Tito Gutierrez, Tenor

Vaghissima Sembianza S. Donaudy
(1879-1925)

Carlos Arcos, Baritone

Si mes vers avaient des ailes R. Hahn
(1847-1947)

Kayla Faccilongo, Mezzo-soprano

Ah, fuggi il traditor W.A. Mozart
From Don Giovanni (1756-1791)

Stephanie Weiss, Soprano

Oh had I Jubal's lyre G.F. Handel
From Joshua (1685-1759)

Elise Walters, Soprano

Son pochi fiori P. Mascagni
From L'amico Fritz (1863-1945)

Amy Guarino, Soprano

Bells in the rain J.W. Duke
(1899-1984)

Grace Hwoang, Soprano

Oh, never sing to me again S. Rachmaninoff
(1873-1943)

Klaudia Morelowska, Soprano

Je dis que rien ne m'épouvante G. Bizet
From Carmen (1838-1875)

Mary Abrams, Soprano

Quanto e bella, quanto e cara G. Donizetti
From L'elisir d'amore (1797-1848)

Benjamin Muratore, Tenor


Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

Anthony Izzo, Saxophone
Masters Graduation Recital
Monday, November 23, 2015, 6pm, LeFrak Concert Hall

Brillance pour Saxophone Alto et Piano (1974) Ida Gotkovsky
I. Déclamé
II. Désinvolte
III. Dolcissimo
IV. Final

Anna Keiserman, Piano

Sonata for Alto Saxophone and Piano (1972) Robert Muczynski
I. Andante Maestoso
II. Allegro Energico

Anna Keiserman, Piano

Sonorities IV for Soprano Saxophone (1990) Patrick Hardish

Concerto pour Saxophone Alto et Orchestre (1949) Henri Tomasi
I. Andante et Allegro
II. Final - Giration

Anna Keiserman, Piano

Anthony Izzo is a student of Dr. Paul Cohen.


Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

Peter Arfsten, Flute
Dr. Diana Hughes, Piano
Heekyung Michelle Lee, Piano

Bachelor of Music Graduation Recital
Monday, November 30, 2015, 6 pm, LeFrak Concert Hall

Sonata in Eb Major Johann Sebastian Bach
I. Allegro Moderato
II. Siciliano
III. Allegro

Heekyung Michelle Lee, Piano

Sonatine for Flute and Piano Henri Dutilleux

Heekyung Michelle Lee, Piano

Syrinx Claude Debussy

Three Romances, Op.94 Robert Schumann
I. Nicht schnell
II. Einfach, inning
III. Nicht schnell

Dr. Diana Hughes, Piano

Sonata for Flute and Piano Paul Hindemith
I. Heiter bewegt
II. Sehr langsam
III. Sehr lebhaft
IV. Marsch

Dr. Diana Hughes, Piano

Peter Arfsten is a student of Susan Rotholz.