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Concerts Presented April 2017

Aaron Copland School of Music
David Schober, Director
presents

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

April 3, 2017, 12:15pm
LeFrak Concert Hall

Laudatio for Horn Solo (1987) Bernard Krol

Alejandro Salaverry, Horn

Concerto for Trombone: Movement One (1956) L. Grondahl

Michael Stanton, Trombone

Concerto No. 2 for Horn: Movement One (1942) Richard Strauss

Katie Angielczyk, Horn

Sonata for Bass Trombone and Piano (2006) Elizabeth Raum

I. Allegro
II. Andante
III. Finale: Allegro vivo

Lee Anderson, Bass Trombone

Cantecor (1956) Henri Busser

Kaleb Lewis, Horn

Andante et Allegretto (1951) Guillaume Balay

Byron Chacon-Perez, Trumpet


Aaron Copland School of Music
David Schober, Director
presents

Adam Ali, Piano
Solo Recital
Monday, April 3rd, 2017, 4:00PM, LeFrak Concert Hall

French Suite no. 5 in G major, BWV 816 J.S. Bach
I. Allemande
II. Courante
III. Sarabande
IV. Gavotte
V. Bourrée
VI. Loure
VII. Gigue

Kinderszenen, Op. 15 R. Schumann
I. Von fremden Ländern und Menschen
II. Kuriose Geschichte
III. Hasche-Mann
IV. Bittendes Kind
V. Glückes genug
VI. Wichtige Begebenheit
VII. Träumerei
VIII. Am Kamin
IX. Ritter vom Steckenpferd
X. Fast zu ernst
XI. Fürchtenmachen
XII. Kind im Einschlummern
XIII. Der Dichter spricht

Sonata no. 2 in G minor, Op.22 R. Schumann
I. So rasch wie möglich
II. Andantino. Getragen
III. Scherzo. Sehr rasch und markiert
IV. Rondo. Presto

Encore

Adam Ali is a student of Donald Pirone.


Aaron Copland School of Music
David Schober, Director
presents

Dorothy Kim, Viola
Iris Elezi, Piano
Junior Recital
April 3, 2017 at 6 PM, LeFrak Concert Hall

Sonata in B-Flat Major for Viola and Piano, Opus 36 Henri Vieuxtemps
I. Maestoso – Allegro
II. Barcarolla – Andante con moto
III. Finale scherzando - Allegretto

Dorothy Kim, Viola
Iris Elezi, Piano

Sicilienne for Viola and Piano, Opus 78 Gabriel Fauré

Dorothy Kim, Viola
Iris Elezi, Piano

Violin Concerto in A minor, RV 356 Antonio Vivaldi
I. Allegro

Liwen Yu, Violin
Iris Elezi, Piano

Andante e rondo ungarese, Opus 35 Carl Maria von Weber

Dorothy Kim, Viola
Iris Elezi, Piano

Encore

Dorothy Kim is a student of Daniel Phillips


Aaron Copland School of Music
David Schober, Director
presents

Changmin Jun (Bass)
Jazz Studies Master Degree Graduation Recital
April 4, 2017, 2:00pm
Recital Hall 226

Blue 7       by Sonny Rollins
O.M.S.S       by Changmin Jun
2nd Untitle       by Changmin Jun
Nearness of you       by Hoagy Carmichael
Segment       by Charlie Parker
1st Untitle       by Changmin Jun

Changmin Jun       Bass
Eunhye oh       Piano
Reiss ellis Beckles       Alto sax
Dayeon Seok       Drums

Changmin Jun is student of David Wong, Joe Martin


Aaron Copland School of Music
David Schober, Director

Cello Recital
Timothy Leonard, cello
Nana Shi, piano

Wednesday, May 5, 2017, 2:00 pm
LeFrak Concert Hall

Capriccio per Siegfried Palm Krzysztof Penderecki

Suite No. 4 in Eb Major for Solo Cello J.S. Bach

Prelude
Allemande
Courante
Sarabande
Bourrée I
Bourrée II
Gigue

Sonata in g minor, op. 19 Sergei Rachmaninoff

Lento - Allegro moderato
Allegro scherzando
Andante
Allegro mosso


Aaron Copland School of Music
David Schober, Director
presents

Flávio Silva, Guitar
Jazz Performance Graduation Recital
Thursday, April 6th, 2017, 3:45PM Choral Room 264

Prayer #2 Flávio Silva
Royal Song Flávio Silva
Familia Flávio Silva
Brooklyn Bound Flávio Silva
Beatrice Sam Rivers
Break Free Flávio Silva

Band Members

Flávio SilvaGuitar
Gustavo D'amico Tenor Saxophone
Arta Jekabsone Vocals
Alex Ayala Bass
Joel E. Mateo Drums
Especial Guest: Prof. Antonio Hart Alto Saxophone


Aaron Copland School of Music
David Schober, Director
presents

Jerrick Huang, Bass
Master Graduation Recital
Thursday, April 6th, 2017, 3:45PM, Room 226

Blues For R.B. Jerrick Huang

Staggering Jerrick Huang

Nocturne Jerrick Huang

The Nearness of You Hoagy Carmichael

Night Forest Jerrick Huang

Mirage Jerrick Huang

Yun Huang, Voice
Brandon Douthitt, Alto Sax
Brian Prunka, Oud
Christian Li, Piano
Nahum Corona, Drums
Jerrick Huang, Bass

Jerrick Huang is a student of David Wong


Aaron Copland School of Music
David Schober, Director
presents a

Voice Majors Recital
Monday March 13, 2017, 12:15 pm
LeFrak Concert Hall

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

Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major, Opus 19 Sergei Prokofiev

I. Andantino

Cullan Bryant, Piano

Fantaisie for Violin and Piano (1933) Olivier Messiaen

Cullan Bryant, Piano

Piano Trio (1916-17 rev.1978) Germaine Tailleferre

I. Allegro animato
II. Allegro vivace
III. Moderato
IV. Trés animé

Scott Gentile, Piano
Kelsey Sheldon, Cello

Violin Sonata in C Major (1939) Paul Hindemith

I. Lebhaft
II. Langsam
III. Fuge: Ruhig bewegt

Cullan Bryant, Piano

Sara Dudley is a student of Lara Lev


Aaron Copland School of Music
David Schober, Director
presents

Villains Cabaret
Amy Guarino, Director
H. Roz Woll, Faculty Coordinator
Zach Mandernach, David Taubman, Pianists

Candy Store Lawrence O'Keefe & Kevin Murphy
Heathers

Alessandra Gulf, Sameena Tandeo, Michelle Meditz

Mad Hatter Frank Wildhorn & Jack Murphy
Wonderland

Katerina Hadjipavlis

Cruella de Vil Mel Leven
101 Dalmations

Pauline Raczkowski

Sweet Transvestite Richard Hartley & Richard O'Brien
The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Jason Vogel

Mother Knows Best Alan Menken
Tangled

Kristina Ortiz

Me Alan Menken
Beauty and the Beast

Neophytos Ioannou

Miss Baltimore Crabs Scott Wittman & Marc Shaiman
Hairspray

Alessandra Gluf

Ladies Who Lunch Stephen Sondheim
Company

Christopher Thomas Emery

I Want The Good Times Back Alan Menken
The Little Mermaid

Georgia Smalios, Neo Ioannou, Christopher Thomas Emery

By The Sea Stephen Sondheim
Sweeney Todd

Amy Guarino

Love Is An Open Door Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez
Frozen

Sameena Tanedo, Zach Mandernach

Stepsister's Lament Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II
Cinderella

Alexa Kelly

You'll Be Back Lin-Manuel Miranda
Hamilton

Zach Mendernach

Hellfire Alan Menken
The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Ian Joyal


Aaron Copland School of Music
David Schober, Director
presents

Noriko Omichi, Flute       Aya Sasaki, Cello
Student Recital
Thursday, April 20th 2017, 2PM, LeFrak Concert Hall

Grand Trio for Flute, Cello, and Piano in G Major, Op. 119 Friedrich Kuhlau
I. Allegro moderato
II. Adagio patetico - Sostenuto assai
III. Rondo Allegro

Noriko Omichi, Flute
Aya Sasaki, Cello
Lily Wang, Piano

Trio for Flute, Cello, and Piano in e minor, Op.45 Louise Farrenc
I. Allegro deciso
II. Andante
III. Scherzo
IV. Finale

Noriko Omichi, Flute
Aya Sasaki, Cello
Sarang Kim, Piano

Flowers Will Bloom Kanno Yoko

Noriko Omichi, Flute
Aya Sasaki, Cello

Encore

Noriko Omichi is a student of Judith Mendenhall.
Aya Sasaki is a student of Marcy Rosen.


Aaron Copland School of Music
David Schober, Director
presents

Jennifer Spicher, Flute
Markus Kaitila, Piano
BMus Performance Recital
Thursday, April 20, 2017, 4:00pm, LeFrak Concert Hall

Fantasie Georges Hüe

Sonata in E minor J.S. Bach
III. Andante

Cantabile et Presto Georges Enesco

MayaIan Clarke

Erin Keppner, Flute

Ballade   Frank Martin

Jennifer Spicher is a student of Judith Mendenhall.


Aaron Copland School of Music
David Schober, Director
presents

Benjamin Muratore, Tenor
Youn Ju Namkoong, Piano
Bachelor's of Music Graduation Recital
Thursday, April 20th, 2017 6:00 p.m.  LeFrak Concert Hall

Vincenzo Bellini (1801-1835)Il fervido desidero 
Ma rendi pur contento
Per pietà, bell'idol mio

Herni Duparc (1848-1933)L'invitation au voyage 
Extase

Dichterliebe Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

  1. Im wunderschönen Monat Mai
  2. Aus meinen Tränen sprießen
  3. Die Rose, die Lilie die Taube
  4. Wenn ich in deine Augen seh'
  5. Ich will meine Seele tauchen
  6. Im Rhein, im heiligen Strome
  7. Ich grolle nicht

Hall Johnson (1888-1970)Ride on, King Jesus! 
Witness
Fi-yer!

Encore

Benjamin is a student of Sherry Overholt.


Aaron Copland School of Music
David Schober, Director
presents

Piano Majors Recital
Thursday, April 20 at 7:30 PM
LeFrak Concert Hall

Italian Concerto BWV 971 Bach
I. Allegro

Jiaxuan Wang

Rhapsody in b minor, Op.79, No. 2 Brahms

Yawen Wang

Jeux d'eau Ravel

Teng Cao

Toccata in D Major BWV 912 Bach

John Wysocki

Sonata in D Major, Op. 10, No. 3 Beethoven
I. Presto

Hongzhe Pang

Etude Op.25, No. 1 Chopin

Czarina Carbonell-Nam

L'isle joyeuse Debussy

Sarang Kim

Sonata Op. 57 (Appassionata) Beethoven
I. Allegro assai

Augustin Simat

Sonata in Bb Major, K. 570 Mozart
I. Allegro

Zachery Mandernach

Scherzo in C# minor, Op. 39 Chopin

Nicolas Giacolone

Kapustin
Schubert-LisztPrelude, Op. 53
Erlking

Xingyu Liu

Mephisto Waltz Liszt

Scott Gentile

Sonata No. 3 Prokofiev

Qian Shen


Aaron Copland School of Music
David Schober, Director
presents

The Community Musician's Collective Orchestra
Scott Gentile, Conductor

Friday, April 21, 2017, 7:30 pm
LeFrak Concert Hall

Coriolan Overture, Op. 62 Ludwíg Van Beethoven

Piano Concerto No. 23, K. 488 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Part I
Part II
Part III

Nina Lelchuk, Píano

Waldesruhe (Silent Woods) Antonín Leopold Dvořák

Marcy Rosen, Cello

Symphony No. 8, Op. 88 Antonín Leopold Dvořák

I. Allegro con brío
II. Adagio
III. Allegretto grazioso
IV. Allegro ma non troppo


Aaron Copland School of Music
David Schober, Director
presents

Kelsey Sheldon, cello
Senior Recital
24th of April, 2017, 4:00, LeFrak Concert Hall

Silent WoodsDvorak

Kelsey Sheldon, cello
Scott Gentile, piano

Suite VBach

Prelude
Fugue

Allemande
Courante
Sarabande
Gavotte I, Gavotte II
Gigue

Kelsey Sheldon, cello

Sonata for cello and piano, Op. 36 Grieg

I. Allegro Agitato
II. Andante molto tranquillo
III. Allegro

Kelsey Sheldon, cello
Scott Gentile, piano

Kelsey is a student of Marcy Rosen


Aaron Copland School of Music
David Schober, Director
presents

Joshua Gurwitz, Tenor
Youn Ju Namkoong, Piano
M. M. in Classical Performance Graduation Recital
Monday, April 24th, 2017, 6pm, LeFrak Concert Hall

Comfort Ye... Every Valley Shall Be Exalted from Messiah G. F. Handel

Sechs Lieder, Op. 48Edvard Grieg

1. Gruss
2. Dereinst, Gedanke mein
3. Lauf der Welt
4. Die verschwiegene Nachtigall
5. Zur Rosenzeit
6. Ein Traum

Un'aura amorosa from Cosi Fan Tutte, K. 588  W. A. Mozart

Let Us Garlands Bring, Op. 18Gerald Finzi

1. Come Away, Come Away, Death
2. Who is Silvia?
3. Fear no more the heat o' the sun
4. O Mistress Mine
5. It was a lover and his lass

Ah! Mes amis from La Fille du Regiment Gaetano Donizetti

Encore


Aaron Copland School of Music
David Schober, Director
presents

Robin Kevin Daniel Grasso, Voice
Jazz Performing Graduation Recital
Tuesday April 25th 2017, 2:00pm, Recital Hall, room 226

Alone Together A. Schwartz - Arr. R. Grasso

Robin K. D. Grasso, Voice; Aleks Fadini, Piano;
Rivelino Quiroz, Drums; Wang Chen Huai, Bass.

Sound R. Grasso

Robin K. D. Grasso, Voice; Aleks Fadini, Piano;
Rivelino Quiroz, Drums; Wang Chen Huai, Bass.

'Na Voce, 'Na Chitarra e 'o Poc' 'e Luna U. Calise, C. Rossi - Arr. R. Grasso

Robin K. D. Grasso, Voice; Aleks Fadini, Piano; Rivelino Quiroz, Drums;
Wang Chen Huai, Bass; Ki-Hong Jang, Guitar.

Not Like This J. Lubbock

Robin K. D. Grasso, Voice; Aleks Fadini, SeaBoard Keys

Tricotism O. Pettiford

Robin K. D. Grasso, Voice; Rivelino Quiroz, Drums;
Wang Chen Huai, Bass; Ki-Hong Jang, Guitar.

Voce 'e Notte E. Nicolardi, E. De Curtis - Arr. R. Grasso

Robin K. D. Grasso, Voice; Aleks Fadini, Piano;
Conor Hall, Drums; Wang Chen Huai, Bass; Roeland Celis, Guitar.

Whole Note R. Grasso

Robin K. D. Grasso, Voice; Aleks Fadini, Piano;
Conor Hall, Drums; Wang Chen Huai, Bass; Roeland Celis, Guitar.

Blame It On The Boogie Mick Jackson, Arr. R. Grasso

Robin Grasso, Voice; Aleks Fadini, Piano;
Conor Hall, Drums; Wang Chen Huai, Bass; Roeland Celis, Guitar.

Robin Grasso is a student of Aubrey Johnson.


Aaron Copland School of Music
David Schober, Director
presents

Queens College Orchestra
Maurice Peress, Music Director
Tong Chen, Associate Director

Wednesday, April 26, 12:15 pm
LeFrak Concert Hall

Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major Ludwig van Beethoven
Morey Ritt, soloist

I. Allegro moderato
II. Andqnte con moto
III. Rondo- vivace

Prelude to Afternoon of a Faun Claude Debussy

Daphnis and Chloé Suite no.Z Maurice Ravel


Aaron Copland School of Music
David Schober, Director
presents

An Evening with Saxophones
Dr. Timothy Ruedeman - Director

Wednesday, April 26, 7:30 pm
LeFrak Concert Hall

Allegro de Concert (1879) Caryl Florio

I. Andante
II. Allegro

Kevin Pyle - soprano saraphone
Kadeem Lewis - alto saxophone
Jaliyl Stokes - tenor saxophone
Riyo Fukushíro - baritone soxophone

Incantation and Ritual Everett Gates

Dasha Nenartovich - soprano saxophone

Sonata No. 3 G.F. Handel
arranged by S. Rascher

Kadeem Lewis - alto saxophone
Tianqi Yu - piano

Sarabande and Gigue Fisher Tull

Kevin Pyle - alto saxophone
Eury Liriano - piano

Portals Carl Anton Wirth

Divertimento Karel Husa

arr. Lee Patrick

I. Ouverture
Il. Chanson Meloncolique
III. Kleine Scherzo
IV. Elegie
V. Rondeau

Peer Gynt op. 23 Edvarg Grieg

arr. Diego Marani

I. Morning Mood
IV. In the Hall of the Mountain King

Conducted by Dr. Paul Cohen

Moderato and Allegro Erland Von Koch

Celebration Barbara Thompson


Aaron Copland School of Music
David Schober, Director
presents

Sangho Oh, Composition
Master Graduation Recital
Thursday, April 27th, 2017, 2:45 PM, Choral Room 264

Moanin' Bobby Timmons

Make it Happen Sangho Oh

1993 Sangho Oh

Whether or not Sangho Oh

Crazeology "Little" Benny Harris

Sangho Oh is a student of Michael Mossman & Pete Calandra.


Aaron Copland School of Music
David Schober, Director
presents

Brandon Douthitt, Alto and Soprano Saxophone
MM in Jazz Studies Graduation Recital
Thursday, April 27th, 2017, 3:45PM, Recital Hall 226

King Henry Dick Oatts

Hi Fly Randy Weston

Brother Hubbard Kenny Garrett

If I Should Wait Brandon Douthitt

Firm Roots Cedar Walton

Brandon Douthitt is a student of Antonio Hart and Tim Armacost


Aaron Copland School of Music
David Schober, Director
presents

Queens College Percussion Ensemble
Queens College Gamelan Yowana Sari

Prof. Michael Lipsey, Director of Ensembles
April 27, 2017

Pendet Penyambutan - traditional

Sevilla Roland Vasquez

Tu Sabes? Roland Vasquez

La Escencia de Guaguanco Curet Alonso (arr. Christos Rafalides)

Capullito De Aleli Rafael Hernandez Marin (arr. Christos Rafalides)

Still Point Joel Harrison (mvmts 2, 5, 6)

Hujan Mas - traditional


Aaron Copland School of Music
David Schober, Director
presents

Michael Stanton, Trombone
Junior Recital
Friday, April 28, 2017, 1 pm, LeFrak Concert Hall

Sonate, Mvt. I Paul Hindemith

Peis Huan, Piano

Vier ernste Gesänge Johannes Brahms, Op. 12

Mvt. I
Mvt. II
Mvt. III
Mvt. IV

Peis Huan, Piano

Concerto for Trombone, Mvt. I Launy Grøndahl

Peis Huan, Piano

Solo from Symphony III, Mvt. I Gustav Mahler

Michael Stanton is a student of Haim Avitsur


Aaron Copland School of Music
David Schober, Director
presents

Andrés F. Maldonado, Composer
Friday, April 28, 2017, 3:00 pm, LeFrak Concert Hall

When You Are Old (Yeats)

Christopher Thomas Emery, tenor
Andres Maldonado, piano

Before I Got I My Eye Put Out (Dickinson)

Joseph Hill, tenor
Pascual Araujo, guitar

Tango for String Quintet

Christopher Joyal, violin
Sara Dudley, violin
Christian Barros, viola
Timothy Leonard, cello
Yuta Tanaka, bass

Woodwind Quintet in E

Jen Spicher, flute
Anthony Martinez, oboe
Man-Ling Chan, clarinet
Alejandro Salaverry, horn
katie bishop, bassoon

Excerpts from Latin American Suite

II. Tango (Neruda)
III. Pasillo (Unknown)
IV. Cumbia (Luis Maldonado)


Queens College Orchestra
Maurice Peress, Music Director
Tong Chen, Associate Director

Wednesday, April 28, 12:15 pm
LeFrak Concert Hall

Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major Ludwig van Beethoven
Morey Ritt, soloist

I. Allegro moderato
II. Andqnte con moto
III. Rondo- vivace

Prelude to Afternoon of a Faun Claude Debussy

Daphnis and Chloé Suite no.Z Maurice Ravel