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Aaron Copland School of Music Welcomes New Faculty

Mark Powell

Mark Powell
Associate Professor and
Director of Orchestral Studies
Photo credit: Emma Jane Geisler


Eric Rubinstein

Eric Rubinstein
Assistant Professor of
Choral Music Education


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International Music Performance Program

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Queens College, CUNY
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Queens, NY 11367-1597
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Concerts Presented October 2018

Aaron Copland School of Music
presents

The Queens College Orchestra
Conducted by Charles Neidich
Erin Keppner, Flute

From Russia with Love
Music by Clinka, Liebermann, and Tchaikovsky

Friday, October 5, 2018, 7:30 PM
LeFrak Concert Hall

Overature to Russlan and Ludmilla Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka

Concerto for Flute and Orchestra, Op. 39 Lowell Liebermann

  1. Moderato
  2. Molto Adagio
  3. Presto

Erin Keppner, soloist

Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

  1. Andante - Allegro con Anima
  2. Andante Cantabile con Alcuna Licenza
  3. Valse. Allegro Moderato
  4. Finale. Andante Maestoso - Allegro Vivace

Aaron Copland School of Music
presents

Guang Yang, Jazz Piano
Music Master Graduation Recital
October 11, 2018, 3 pm
Recital Hall 226

Moose The Mooche Charlie Parker

I hear a Rhapsody George Fragos; Jack Baker; Dick Gasparre

Dolphin Dance Herbie Hancock

Swan Sunny Yang

Leaving Home David Berkman

Blue Moon / Olia David Tao
Arr. Sunny Yang


Piano: Guang Yang (Sunny)
      Bass: Eunjung Jo                  Drum: Peter Evans
Tenor Sax: Lorenzo Bisogno       Vocal: Alfira Ahmatjan

Sunny Yang is a student of David Berkman and Luis Perdomo


Aaron Copland School of Music
presents

Timothy O'Brien, Tenor
Voice/Guitar Performance
Friday, October 12, 2018, 5 pm
Choral Room 264

Australia Mercer, James

Cough Syrup Young the Giant

We Only Attack Ourselves James, Brian

Fortune Kong, Archduke

Ghost Hunting Kong, Archduke

Harper Lee Little Green Cars

Timothy is a student of H. Roz Woll


Aaron Copland School of Music
presents

Queens College New Music Group
Fall Offerings
Tuesday, October 16, 2018; 7:30 PM
Choral Hall 264

I.
Solos for Piano
Featuring
Laurence Cummings, Piano

Misen Enècs Kyle Miller

Echoes Joe Landi

Monkeying Around Sandow Sinai

Variations on a Familiar Tune Ebin Samuel

Obsidian Scree Yuta Tanaka

 

II.
Potpourri Ensembles

Nocturnal Reflection Philip Henry Garcia

Angie Amador, Soprano
Philip Henry Garcia, Piano

Eréstide Kyle Miller
II.
III.
IV.

Kyle Miller, Guitar

Dialogues (On Rap and Country) Sandow Sinai

Lila Altman, Cello
Sandow Sinai, Longboard

My Music Scene Shuyi Zhang
I.
II.

Shuyi Zhang, Piano


Aaron Copland School of Music
presents

NAfME
National Association for Music Education

Semi-Annual Recital
Susan A. Davis, Coordinator

Friday, October 19, 2011
7:30pm
LeFrak Concert Hall

Careless Whisper George Michael
Arr. Postmodern Jukebox and Kevin Pyle

Jazz Combo:
Kristen Scalice, Voice
Kevin Pyle, Saxophone
Aaron Meives, Bass
Danny Guillaume, Drums
Jorge Robles, Piano

En El Trono Esta Christine D'Clario

Kristina Ortiz, Voice
Dave Meeting, Piano

Pop Culture Medley Kevin McKee

Byron Perez, Trumpet
Dallas Pigate, Trumpet

Omar Sharif David Yazbek
From the musical "The Band's Visit"

Holly Grabowski, Voice
Jonathan Pereira, Piano

The Swan Camille Saint-Saëns
Arr. Marcus Brodsky/Nadia Traverso

Marcus Brodsky, Viola
Nadia Traverso, Cello

They're Red Hot Robert Johnson
Arr. Moira Smiley

Brianna Balzano, Voice
Giselle Castillo, Voice
Hannah Marrero, Voice

Autumn Leaves Joseph Kosma

Kevin Pyle, Saxophone
Brandon Papaleo, Trombone
Jonathan Pereira, Piano
Aaron Meives, Bass
Danny Guillaume, Drums

Alexander Hamilton Lin Manuel Miranda
Musical Theatre Organization

Carolina Campero, Georgia Smalios, Zach Mandernach, Kristina Weglarz, Frankie Wang, Jaqueline Garcia, Amy Guarino, John Sullivan, Dave Meeting, Pablo Giraldo, Sameena Tañedo, Georgia Herrera, Kristina Ortiz

Peachtree Rag Scott Joplin
Arr. Bruce Evans

Kevin Pyle, Soprano Saxophone
Jorge Robles, Alto Saxophone
Kyle Reese, Tenor Saxophone
Nico Catalano, Baritone Saxophone

No One is Alone Stephen Sondheim
From the musical "Into The Woods"

Hannah Marrero, Voice
Phillip Garcia, Piano

Time Travel Theme Jay Chou

Sameena Tañedo, Piano

L'altra Notte il Fondo al Mare Arrigo Boito

Georgia Smalios, Voice
Zach Mandernach, Piano

The One Star in Manhattan Phillip E. Stern

Phillip Stern, Piano and Voice

Burn Lin Manuel Miranda

Michelle Rubino, Voice
Zach Mandernach, Piano
Chris Swift, Drums
Giselle Castillo, Cello
Georgia Herrera, Violin

Seven Nation Army White Stripes
Arr. Postmodern Jukebox

Daria Barteldt, Voice
Kevin Pyle, Piano
Steven Lensky, Clarinet
Byron Perez, Trumpet
Brandon Papaleo, Trombone
Aaron Meives, Bass
Danny Guillaume, Drums

Undergraduate Big Band:

Cute Neal Hefti

Moanin' Charles Mingus

Jorge Robles, Kadeem Lewis, Samantha Gioia - Alto Sax
Kevin Pyle, Kyle Reese - Tenor Sax
Nico Catalano - Baritone Sax
Matt Hart, Byron Perez, Dallas Pigate, Brian Ross - Trumpet
Brandon Papaleo, Luis Romero, Juan-Manuel Martinez, Danielle Tagar - Trombone
Jonathan Pereira - Piano
Aaron Meives - Bass
Danny Guillaume - Drums

Happy Birthday


Aaron Copland School of Music
presents

Voice Majors Recital
Dr. Sherry Overholt, Dr. James John, voice conductors
Dr. Max Midroit, pianist
Monday, October 22, 2018, 12:15 pm
Lefrak Concert Hall

Sposa son disprezzata G. Giacomelli

Katherine Doe, Mezzo-soprano

Quando m'en vo G. Puccini
From La Bohème

Klaudia Morelowska, Soprano

L'altra notte A. Boito
From Mefistofele

Georgia Smalios, Soprano

Kommt ein schlanker Bursch gegangen K.M. von Weber
From Der Freischütz

Kristina Weglarz, Soprano

Tango de la menegilda F. Chueca, J. Valverde
From La gran vía

Linda Collazo, Mezzo-soprano

Mein Herr Marquis J. Strauss
From Die Fledermaus

Serena Wang, Soprano

Wo bin ich wach ich? E. Humperdinck
From Hänsel und Gretel

Alessandra Gluf, Soprano

Monica's waltz G. Menotti
From The Medium

Carolina Campero, Soprano

Non t'amo più F.P. Tosti

Victoria McGrath, Soprano

Jardín antiguo C. Guastavino

Neophytos Ioannou, Tenor

The trees on the mountain C. Floyd
From Susannah

Caitlin Timken, Soprano

Dirge, Winter D. Argento
From 6 Elizabethan Songs

Rose Rutkovsky, Soprano

Élégie J. Massenet

David Szabo, Tenor

After you hear me our T. Cipullo
From Glory Denied

Jennifer Allenby, Soprano

Ah! Non credea mirarti V. Bellini
From La sonnambula

Grace Hwoang, Soprano

Je dis que rien ne m'épouvante G. Bizet
From Carmen

Jessica Courtney, Soprano


Aaron Copland School of Music
presents

Eunjung Jo, Bass
Jazz Performance Graduation Recital
Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018, 3pm, Room 226

It Could Happen To You Jimmy Van Heusen

Joel Gonzalez, Peter Evans, arr by Eunjung Jo

2018-9-12 Eunjung Jo

Joel Gonzalez, Peter Evans, Uri Valles

2018-9-25 (Ballad) Eunjung Jo

Joel Gonzalez, Peter Evans, Uri Valles, Justus Heher

Blue in Green Bill Evans and Miles Davis

Joel Gonzalez, Peter Evans, Uri Valles, arr by Eunjung Jo

Moth Eunjung Jo

Joel Gonzalez, Peter Evans, Uri Valles

Goodbye Blackbird Eunjung Jo

Joel Gonzalez, Peter Evans, Antonio Hart

Eunjung Jo is a student of David Wong and Joe Martin.


Aaron Copland School of Music
presents

Hyunjin Kim, Jazz Piano
Master of Jazz Studies Graduation Recital
Thursday, October 25th, 2018, 3pm, Recital Hall 226

What A Difference A Day Made Maria Grever

Hyunjin Kim - Piano, Suung Jang - Drum, Leonardo Catricala - Bass
Fira Aihemaitijang - Voice, Lu Xhao - Alto, Jinso Kim - Trumpet

A Blues ln The Afternoon Hyuniin Kim

Hyunjin Kim - Piano, Suung Jang - Drum, Leonardo Catricala - Bass
Lu Xhao - Alto, Jinso Kim - Trumpet

Giant Steps John Coltrane

Hyunjin Kim - Piano

Cherokee Ray Noble

Hyunjin Kim - Piano, SuungJang - Drum, Leonardo Catricala - Bass
Fira Aihemaitijang - Voice, Lu Xhao - Alto, Jinso Kim - Trumpet

You Know My Name And Who I Am Hyunjin Kim

Hyunjin Kim - Piano, SuungJang - Drum, Leonardo Catricala - Bass
Fira Aiheinaitijang - Voice, Jinso Kim - Trumpet

Amazing Grace John Newton

Hyunjin Kim - Piano, Leonardo Catricala - Bass
Fira Aihemaitijang - Voice, Jinso Kim - Trumpet

Someday My Prince Will Come Frank Churchill

Hyunjin Kim - Piano, SuungJang - Drum, Leonardo Catricala - Bass
Fira Aihemaitijang - Voice, Lu Xhao - Alto, Jinso Kim - Trumpet

Hyunjin Kim is a student of Luis Perdomo.


Aaron Copland School of Music
presents

The Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Charles Neidich, Wind Ensemble Director
Nena Kunnateerachadalai, Graduate Conductor
Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 7:30PM

Overture to La Gazza Ladra Gioacchino Rossini

Overture to Matilde di Shabran Gioacchino Rossini
Transcribed by Marc Koninkx

Overture to Il Barbiere di Siviglia Gioacchino Rossini
Transcribed by Christiaan Janssen

Moon Flowers Baby Meyer Kupferman

Charles Neidich, Clarinet

Prelude to Act 1, La Traviata Giuseppe Verdi
Transcribed by Christiaan Janssen

Prelude to Act 3, La Traviata Giuseppe Verdi
Transcribed by Jos van de Braak

Overture to I Vespri Siciliani Giuseppe Verdi
Transcribed by Roger Niese


Aaron Copland School of Music
presents

Musical Theatre Review
Evolution of Broadway
Friday, October 26, 2018, 7:30 PM
LeFrak Concert Hall

Modern Major General Gilbert and Sullivan
From The Pirates of Penzance

COMPANY

I Don't Care Harry O. Sutton ond Jean Lenox

Amy Guarino

I Hate Men Cole Porter
From Kiss Me Kate

Georgia Smalios

If I Loved You Rodgers and Hammerstein
From Carousel

Amy Guarino and Pablo Giraldo

Shy Mary Rodgers and Marshall Barer
From Once Upon a Mattress

Jay Vogel

I Could Have Danced All Night Frederick Leowe and Alan Jay Lerner
From My Fair Lady

Serena Wang

Do You Love Me? Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick
From Fiddler on the Roof

Charles Burgner and Gabriella Babolcsay

Being Alive Stephen Sondheim
From Company

Dave Meeting

The Ballad of Sweeney Todd Stephen Sondheim
From Sweeney Todd

Company

Everybody Loves Louis Stephen Sondheim
From Sunday in the Park with George

Katherine Doe

In My Life/Heart Full of Love Claude-Michel Schönberg
From Les Miserables

Kristina Weglarz, John Sullivan and Georgia Smalios

It Takes Two Stephen Sondheim
From Into the Woods

Katherine Doe and Neophytos Ioannou

I'd Give My Life for You Charles Smalls
From Miss Saigon

Georgia Herrera

God Help the Outcasts Alan Menken
From Hunchback of Notre Dame

Sabrina Aponte

As Long As You're Mine Stephen Schwartz
From Wicked

Carolina Campero and Zach Mandernach

Kindergarten Boyfriend Laurence O'Keefe and Kevin Murphy
From Heathers

Gabriella Comisso

Alexander Hamilton Lin Manuel Miranda
From Hamilton

COMPANY


Aaron Copland School of Music
presents

Dora Galit, piano
ZhiYi “Emma” Dong, violin

Fall 2018 Piano and Violin Recital
Monday, October 29, 2018, 5:00 PM, LeFrak Concert Hall

 

Piano Sonata No.28 in A Major, Op.101  Ludwig van Beethoven
I. Etwas lebhaft und mit der innigsten Empfindung
II. Lebhaft, marschmäßig
III. Langsam und sehnsuchtsvoll
IV. Geschwind, doch nicht zu sehr, und mit Entschlossenheit

 

Prelude and Fugue No.24 in D minor, Op. 87 Dmitri Shostakovich

Dora Galit, piano

Sonata for Violin and Piano No.5 in F Major,  Op. 24 Ludwig van Beethoven
I. Allegro
II. Adagio molto espressivo
III. Scherzo: Allegro molto
IV. Rondo: Allegro ma non troppo

ZhiYi “Emma” Dong, violin
Dora Galit, piano

Violin Concerto No.4 in D minor, Op.31 Henri Vieuxtemps
I. Andante
II. Adagio religioso
III. Scherzo: Vivace
IV. Finale marziale:  Andante - Allegro

ZhiYi “Emma” Dong, violin
Abram Korsunsky, piano

ZhiYi “Emma” Dong is a student of Prof. Daniel Phillips.


Aaron Copland School of Music
presents

The Queens College Orchestra
Jeffrey Schindler, Cuest Conductor
Yejhee Kim, Violin

Dances, Romances, Poetry and Pomp
Music by John Williams, Felix Mendelssohn
Gustav Mahler, and Ottorino Respighi

Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 7:30 PM
LeFrak Concert Hall

Devil's Dance John Williams

Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64 Felix Mendelssohn
I. Allegro, molto appassionato
II. Andante
III. Allegretto non troppo - Allegro, molto vivace

Yejhee Kim, soloist

Adagietto from Symphony No. 5 Gustav Mahler

The Pines of Rome Ottorino Respighi
I. The Pine Trees of the Villa Borghese (Al legretto vivace)
II. Pine Trees near a catacomb (Lento)
III. The Pine Trees of the Janiculum (Lento)
IV. The Pine Trees of the Appian Way (Tempo di Marcia)