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65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Queens, NY 11367-1597
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Concerts Presented October 2015

Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

The Queens College Orchestra
Maurice Peress, Music Director
Friday, October 2, 7:30 pm
LeFrak Concert Hall

Aaron Copland (1900 - 1990) Fanfare for the Common Man (1942)

Aaron Copland (1900 - 1990) Clarinet Concerto (1949)

Clarinet, Ayana Ouchi
David Vabuena

Samuel Barber (1910 - 1981) Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (1939)

Violin, Christopher Joyal

Allegro
Andante
Presto in moto perpetuo

Roy Harris (1898 - 1979) Symphony No.3 (1939)

 


Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

Voice Majors Recital
Monday, October 5, 2015
12:15 pm
LeFrak Concert Hall

Dr. Sherry Overholt, coordinator
Dr. Max Midroit, pianist

Sì, tra i ceppi G.F. Handel
From Berenice

Robert McDaniels, Baritone

Una furtiva lagrima G. Donizetti
From L'elisir d'amore

Omar Bowy, Tenor

Frère! voyez!...du gai soleil J. Massenet
From Werther

Samantha Dwyer, Soprano

Chanson épique M. Ravel
From Don Quichotte à Dulcinée

Joshua Gurwitz, Baritone

Widmung R. Shumann

Andrea Lapinski, Soprano

Che farò senza Euridice C.W. Gluck
From Orfeo ed Euridice

Melinda Learnard, Mezzo-soprano

Tres horas antes del día F.M. Torroba
From La Marchenera

Elisa Troetsch, Soprano

Smanie implacabili W.A. Mozart
From Così fan tutte

K. L., Mezzo-soprano

Ach, ich fühl's W.A. Mozart
From Die Zauberflöte

Jennifer Russo, Soprano

Donne mie, la fate a tanti W.A. Mozart
From Così fan tutte

Sean Moonsammy, Baritone


Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

Sori Kim, Voice
Jazz Recital

Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 3 pm

No program was provided for this concert.

Track 1

Track 2

Just In Time

Track 4

Track 5

Do I Love You


Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

Carlos Cuevas, Piano
Master’s Graduation Recital

Accompanied by:
Lorin Cohen, Bass
Brevan Hampden, Drums

Thursday, October 8th, 2015, 2:45 p.m., Choral Room 264

The Vicious A-B-C-Ircle Carlos Cuevas

Introspection Thelonious Monk

Lennon/McCartney Carlos Cuevas

Bar Flies Carlos Cuevas

Summer Song Dave Brubeck

Sir-Veh-Zah Carlos Cuevas

Carlos Cuevas is a student of David Berkman.


Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

Alex Cummings, Saxophone
Master’s Graduation Recital
Thursday, October 8th, 2015, 3:45, Recital Hall 226

Our Delight Tadd Dameron

I Didn't Know What Time It Was Richard Rogers

Wizard's Playground Alex Cummings

Gold Alex Cummings

Goon Nightz Alex Cummings

Alex Cummings is a student of Antonio Hart.


Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

Graduate Trombone Performance Recital
Jacob Elkin, Tenor trombone, bass trombone, euphonium
Gloria Kim, Piano

Eric Ewazen (1954-) - A Philharmonic Fanfare
- Trumpet, Frank Huber
- French Horn, Alejandro Salaverry

Joseph Jongen (1873-1953) - Aria et Polonaise

Jan Koetsier (1911-2006) - Allegro Maestoso

Eugene Bozza (1905-1991) - Ballade for Trombone and Piano

Gordan Jacob (1895-1984) - Fantasia for Euphonium


Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

Corin Greene, Soprano
Joseph Franzino, Piano
BA Music Education and Macaulay Thesis Graduation Recital
Friday, October 9 th 2015, 7:30pm LeFrak Concert Hall

Si mes vers avaient des ailes Reynaldo Hahn

Solvejgs Lied Edvard Grieg

O mio babbino caro Giacomo Puccini
from Gianni Schicchi

Poor Wandering One Arthur Sullivan
from Pirates Of Penzance

Do Not Weep Corin Greene
For the Grimaldi Family

Jessica Alteri, Amy Guarino, Lauren Fagan, Kayla Faccilongo,
Corina Antonnuci, Joseph Franzino, Michael Drozd, George Weisman, Gregory Antonelli

Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again Andrew Lloyd Webber
from The Phantom of the Opera

The Light in the Piazza Adam Guettel
from The Light in the Piazza

The Girl in 14G Jeanine Tesori

Letter to a Soldier Corin Greene

Nicholas Greene, Cello

Safe Haven Corin Greene

Sweeter Part of Me Corin Greene

Matthew Gomm, Trumpet
Corina Antonucci, Vocals and Egg Shaker
Nicholas Greene, Cajon

Dreamcatcher Corin Greene

Nicholas Greene, Cello

Encore Corin Greene


Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

Brevan Hampden, Percussion
M.M. Jazz Studies Graduation Recital

Thursday, October 15th, 2015, 2:45pm, Choral Room 264

Israel J.Carisi
Arr. Hampden


The Vonce J. Gonzalez
Arr. Hampden


Love's Downfall B. Hampden

Bobadee's Bounce B. Hampden

In Your Own Sweet Way D. Brubeck
Arr. Hampden


Doxy S. Rollins
Arr. Hampden


Brevan Hampden is a student of Michael Mossman, Antonio Hart, David Berkman, Jeb Patton, Donald Edwards, and Vince Cherico.


Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

Autumn Portraits:
An Evening of New Music

featuring
Cello Soloist Kelsey Sheldon

Tuesday, October 20, 7:30 pm
LeFrak Concert Hall

6 Anthony Izzo

Elegy in three movements for the people of Jonestown Jacob Elkin
for fixed media and solo cello
I. "Sleep tight"
II. "Tropical Paradise"
III. "So noisy, so we have cut it out"

Cello Miniature Joel Turken

Dysphoria Alix Smith
with Hansol Choi, Marimba

An Attempt, Prelude for Cello Justin Fields

Ghosts: Trio for Piano, Violin, and Cello Cortlandt Matthews
Matthew Perez, Piano
Eri Kuga Park, Violin
Kelsey Sheldon, Cello

Rome Haley Kallenberg
Haley Kallenberg, Piano

Four Dances Jacob Elkin
David Valbuena, Ayana Ouchi, and Tony Park, Clarinet

Selection from Arboreal Suite: I. Pine Andrew Smith
Markus Kaitila, Piano

Reflections for Trombone and Piano Justin Fields
Markus Kaitila, Piano
Jacob Elkin, Trombone


Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

Miki Yamanaka, Piano
Master of Music Graduation Recital
Thursday, October 22nd, 2015, 2:45 PM, Choral Room 264

Just You Just Me Jesse Greer

Early Morning Miki Yamanaka

Wonder Miki Yamanaka

I Want To Talk About You Billy Eckstine

How About You Burton Lane / Arr. Horace Silver

Ask Me Now Thelonius Monk

I Wish I Knew Harry Warren

Miki Yamanaka is a student of Jeb Patton and David Berkman.


Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

Hyunwook Yang, Alto Saxophone
Masters Graduation Recital
Thursday, October 22, 2015, 3:45 PM, Recital Hall 226

This I dig of you Hank Mobley

Wonderful Words of Life P.P Bliss

Sandu Clifford Brown

Fall Hyunwook Yang

Happy People Kenny Garrett

Revelation Russell Ferrante

Alto Saxophone - Hyunwook Yang
Guitar - Jun-Beom Kim
Piano - Soyoung Park
Bass - Daseul Kim
Drum - Donghun Han

Hyunwook Yang is a student of Prof. Antonio Hart and Prof. Tim Armacost.


Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
in conjunction with
XVII Congreso de Aitenso (2015)
presents

Music of Spain and the New World

Queens College Vocal Ensemble
James John, Conductor

Friday, October 23, 2015
5:15 pm
LeFrak Concert Hall

Queens College Vocal Ensemble
James John, Conductor

Señota de Hernosura Juan del Encina (1468-c. 1530)

Famlalen Juan del Encina?

Vere Languores Nosotros Tomás Luis de Victoda (1548-1611)

Coenantibus Autem Ilis Juan de Lienas (c.1677-1654)

Spanish Instrumental Music of the 16th and 17th Centuries
Emily John, Harp

Pavane and Variations Antonio de Cabezón (1510-1566)

Romance attr. Francisco Fernandez Palero (d. 1597)

Tiento Alonso Mudara (ca. 1510-1580)

Hachas Lucas Ruiz e Ribaym (1626-after 1677)

Queens College Vocal Ensemble
James John, Conductor

Christus Natus Est Pedro Bermúdez (c. 1558-1605)

Kyde from Missa Ave Regina Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla (c. 1590-1664)

Agnus Dei from Missa Ego Flos Campi Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla

Jesós de mi Gotaçón Gaspat Fernandes (c. 1570-1629)

Pot do començare Pedro Guerrero (c. 1520-post 1560)

Teresica Hermana Matheo Flecha el "Viejo" (c. 1481-c. 1553)


Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

Anything Golden:
A Musical Theater Showcase

Michael Drozd, Director
Dr. Sherry Overholt, H. Roz Woll, Faculty Coordinators
David Taubman, Piano
Lou Carrollo Jr., Bass
Andres Valbuena, Drums

Saturday, October 24, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
LeFrak Concert Hall

There's No Business Like Show Business Irving Berlin
Annie Get Your Gun

Company

The Sound Of Music Rodgers & Hammerstein
The Sound Of Music

Corin Greene

Someone To Watch Over Me George & Ira Gershwin
Oh, Kay!

Linda Collazo

Let's Call The Whole Thing Off George & Ira Gershwin
Shall We Dance

Kayla Faccilongo, Gerard Gallagher

Shy Mary Rodgers & Marshall Barer
Once Upon A Mattress

Michelle Meditz

My Defenses Are Down Irving Berlin
Annie Get Your Gun

Neophytos Ioannou

Cockeyed Optimist Rodgers & Hammerstein
South Pacific

Viviana Amaya

Anything You Can Do Irving Berlin
Annie Get Your Gun

Mariyanthie Linaris, Alessandra Gluf

Too Darn Hot Cole Porter
Kiss Me, Kate

Company

Bess, You Is My Woman Now George Gershwin
Porgy and Bess

Omar Bowey, Janelle Cannon

You Gotta Have A Gimmick Jule Styne & Stephen Sondheim
Gypsy

Yara Hoppenstein, Georgia Smalios, Carolina Campero

I Get A Kick Out Of You Cole Porter
Anything Goes

Amy Guarino

A Fine Romance Jerome Kern & Dorothy Fields
Swing Time

Jessica Altieri, Michael Drozd

This Nearly Was Mine Rodgers & Hammerstein
South Pacific

Carlos Arcos

The Lady Is A Tramp Rodgers & Hart
Babes In Arms

Elise Walters, Thomas Barnes

Finale arr. Audrey Edelstein

Soloists: Audrey Edelstein, Alessandra Gluf, Thomas Barnes,
Jessica Altieri, Neophytos Ioannou, Michelle Meditz


Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

Queens College Orchestra
Maurice Peress, Music Director
Tong Chen, Assistant Conductor

Wednesday, October 28, 12:15 pm

Gustav Mahler das Lied von der Erde

Amelia Lubrano, rnezzo-soprano
Victor Starsky, tenor

Das Trinklied vom Jammer der Erde
(The Drinking Song of Earth's Sorrow: Allegro Pesante)

Der Einsame im Herbst
(The Lonely One in Autumn: Somewhat dragging, as if tired)

Von der Jugend
(Youth: At ease, cheerful)

Von der Schönheit
(Beauty: Comodo - Dolcissimo)

Der Trunkene im Früling
(The Drunkard in Spring: Allegro)

Der Abschied
(The Farewell: Heavily, Pesante)


Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

Brian Carter, Tenor Saxophone
Masters Graduation Recital
Thursday October 29 th, 2015 3:45 PM, Recital Hall Room 226

The Two Lonely People Bill Evans

Inner Urge Joe Henderson
Arr. Brian Carter

Stella by Starlight Victor Young
Arr. Brian Carter

The Maze Herbie Hancock

Live Your Dreams. Brian Carter

Brian Carter, Tenor Saxophone
Denzel McKenzie, Trombone
Sam Blakelock, Guitar
JiSung Kim, Piano
Dustin Kiselbach, Bass
Brevan Hampden, Drums

Brian Carter is a student of Tim Armacost, Michael Phillip Mossman, David Berkman, Antonio Hart, and Jim McElwaine.


Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

Gyeongyoon Park, Bass
Master of Music Graduation Recital
Thursday, October 29, 2015, 2:45 PM, Choral Room 264

Opus de Funk Horace Silver

Near by LIRR Gyeongyoon Park

Emily Johnny Mandel

I'm your girl Youngjin Yu

Armando's Rhumba Chick Corea

Piano Bora jw Lim
Drum Yado Donghun Han
Trumpet Chulho Kim
Violin Yunmi Chung

Gyeongyoon is a student of Yoshio Aomori.


Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

The Queens College
Saxophone Ensembles
&
Symphonic Wind Ensemble

Guest Soloist
Dr. Paul Cohen, Soprano Saxophone
Dr. Kristin Mozeiko, Director

Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 7:30 PM
LeFrak Concert Hall

The Undergraduate Saxophone Quartet

Henry Cowell, Sailors Hornpipe

Saxophone Duet

Henry Cowell, Hymn and Fuguing Tune #18

The Queens College Saxophone Ensemble

Percy Grainger, Lincolnshire Posy
Arr. Michael Brinzer I. Lisbon
II. Horkstow Grang
IV. The Brisk Young Sailor

Paul Cohen, Conductor

Dmitri Shostakovich, Symphony #8
Arr. James Coker III. Allegro

Nisan Ak, Conductor

The QC Symphonic Wind Ensemble

David Holsinger, Prelude and Rondo

Lewis Porter, Concerto for Soprano
Saxophone * (Paul Cohen, Soprano Saxophone)
I. Prelude
II. Cadenza
III. Hocketing
IV. New Bolero

Malcolm Arnold, Four Scottish Dances
Arr. John P. Paynter

Vincent Persichetti, Pageant

Dmitri Shostakovich, Galop
Transc. Donald Hunsberger

* Conducted by Courtney Scarpati


Aaron Copland School of Music
Edward Smaldone, Director
presents

Queens College Orchestra
Maurice Peress, Music Director
Tong Chen, Assistant Conductor

Wednesday, October 30, 7:30 pm

Gustav Mahler das Lied von der Erde

Amelia Lubrano, rnezzo-soprano
Victor Starsky, tenor

Das Trinklied vom Jammer der Erde
(The Drinking Song of Earth's Sorrow: Allegro Pesante)

Der Einsame im Herbst
(The Lonely One in Autumn: Somewhat dragging, as if tired)

Von der Jugend
(Youth: At ease, cheerful)

Von der Schönheit
(Beauty: Comodo - Dolcissimo)

Der Trunkene im Früling
(The Drunkard in Spring: Allegro)

Der Abschied
(The Farewell: Heavily, Pesante)