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Concerts Presented May 2019

Aaron Copland School of Music

Teng Cao, Piano
Bachelar Graduation Recital
1 May, 2019, 3 pm, Lefrak Hall

Four Studies after Domenico Scarlatti, Op.56 Karol Rathaus
I. Allegro energico e pesante

Prelude and Fugue in F sharp minor, WTC1, No.14, BWV 859J.S. Bach

Piano sonata No.18 in E flat major, Op.31, No.3Ludwig van Beethoven
I. Allegro
II. Scherzo
III. Minuetto
IV. Presto con fuoco

Barcarolle in F sharp major, Op.60Frédéric Chopin

Piano Concerto, No.3, Op.37, in c minorLudwig van Beethoven
I. Allegro con brio
II. Largo
III. Rondo. Allegro

Teng Cao is a student of Morey Ritt.

Aaron Copland School of Music

Queens College UnSemble
May 1, 2019
LeFrak Concert Hall

George Crumb       Vox Balaenae for Three Masked Players (1971)

Roman Lewcon - cello, Noriko Omichi - flute, Xintong Zang - piano

John Cage       Forever and Sunsmell (1942)
poem by e.e. cummings

Mikhail Mihaltses - voice, Sam Ramirez and Amala Korah - percussion

Sam Pluta       Four Sixes (2014)

Sam Ramirez, Chris Ramirez, Daniel Guillaume, Daniel Phillip, Sean Wilkinson, Amala Korah

Takatsugu Muramatsu       Earth (2003)

Flute/Dancer/Choreographer: Noriko Omichi
Piano: Aya Sasaki

Igor Stravinsky       L'Histoire de Soldat (1918)

Amane Teraoka - violin, Yuzhe Song - perc, Danielle Tagar - trombone, Yuki Watanabe - clar, Keith Kreindler - bassoon, Byron Chacon-Perez - trumpet, Aaron Meives - double bass
Michael Lipsey - conductor

Aaron Copland School of Music

Matthew Schwartz, Alto Saxophone
Jazz Performance Graduation Recital
Thursday, May 2nd, 2019, 3:00pm, Room 226

The Sticks Julian "Cannonball" Adderley

Time Will Tell Bobby Watson

Backstage Duet Matthew Schwartz

One Fish, Two Fish Matthew Schwartz

Ballad for Very Tired and Very Sad Lotus Eaters Billy Strayhorn

Jessica's Day Quincy Jones

David DiTrapani - Trumpet
Lorenzo Bisogno - Tenor Saxophone
Quincy Newell - Piano
Kenny Wong Labow - Guitar
Leonardo Catricala - Upright Bass
Wen-Ting Wu - Drums

Matthew Schwartzis a student of Antonio Hart

Aaron Copland School of Music

T.J. Barnes, Baritone
Bachelor’s Degree in Vocal Performance Graduation Recital
Friday, May 3rd, 2019, 3pm, LeFrak Concert Hall

Drei Gesänge, Op. 83 Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
I. L’incanto degli occhi
II. Il traditor deluso
III. Il modo di prender moglie

Don Quichotte à Dulcinée Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
I. Chanson romanesque
II. Chanson épique
III. Chanson à boire

Er ist’s Hugo Wolf (1860-1903)
Die Rattenfänger

Hsin-I Huang, Piano

Lily’s Eyes, The Secret Garden Lucy Simon

David Szabo, Tenor

Our Very Own Home, Fellow Travelers Gregory Spears

Ten Thousand Miles Away Arr. Steven Mark Kohn

A Piece of Sky, Yentl Michel Legrand

Music of Heaven Jason Robert Brown


The Queens College iTones
Sam Ramirez, Drum Set
Hsin-I Huang, Piano

T.J. Barnes is a student of Sidney Outlaw

Aaron Copland School of Music

Undergraduate Big Band
Directed by Daniel Guillaume and Jorge Robles
May 3rd, 2019. 5 PM, Room 264

The Jazz PoliceGordon Goodwin

Haitian Fight SongCharles Mingus arr. Sy Johnson

Feeling GoodMichael Bublé arr. Brian Ross

Goodbye Pork Pie HatCharles Mingus arr. Andrew Homzy

SpainChick Corea arr. Paul Jennings

The ChickenPee Wee Ellis arr. Kris Berg

----------------Undergraduate Big Band--------------
Jessica Courtney, Vocals
Jorge Robles, Samantha Gioia, Kevin Pyle – Alto Saxophone
Kyle Reese, Adriana Garcia, Elan Rodriguez – Tenor Saxophone
Nicolo Catalano – Baritone Saxophone
Jorge Lopez, Byron Perez-Chacon, Dallas Pigate, Brian Ross – Trumpet
Brandon Papaleo, Olivia Rodriguez, Kyle Kazimir (Euphonium), Danielle Tagar – Trombone
Shaina Schwartzberg, Piano
Christopher Cavarretta, Josephine Rose, Guitar
Aaron Meives, Bass
Daniel Guillaume - Drums

Special thanks to Mr. Jeff Ball, Professor Antonio Hart, and the Jazz faculty for your artistic input, as well as Dr. Susan Davis for your continued support to our growing program.

Aaron Copland School of Music

Voice Majors Recital
Dr. Sherry Overholt, Dr. James John, voice coordinators
Dr. Max Midroit, pianist
Monday, May 6, 2019, 12:15 pm, LeFrak Hall

All'acquisto di gloria G. Scarlatti

Zoey Preston, Mezzo-soprano

Venti, turbini, prestate G.F. Handel
From Rinaldo

Katherine Doe, Mezzo-soprano

Come away, death R. Quilter

Dong Zhao, Tenor

Pampamapa C. Guastavino

Carlos Arcos, Baritone

Fear No More the Heat o' the Sun G. Finzi
From Let Us Garlands Bring

Paul Greene-Dennis, Bass-baritone

Ah, Love, but a Day D. Protheroe

Alessandra Gluf, Soprano

Senza mamma G. Puccini
From Suor Angelica

Jennifer Allenby, Soprano

The Doll Song J. Offenbach
From Les Contes d'Hoffman

Grace Hwoang, Soprano

Von ewiger Liebe J. Brahms

Georgia Smalios, Soprano

Donde lieta G. Puccini
From La Bohème

Kristina Weglarz, Soprano

Durch Zärtlichkeit und Schmeicheln W.A. Mozart
From Die Entfubrung aus dem Serail

Klaudia Morelowska, Soprano

Cäcilie R. Strauss

Deborah Carter, Soprano

Aaron Copland School of Music

Angie Amador, Soprano
Adam Ali, Piano
Bachelor of Music Graduation Recital
Monday, May 6, 2019, 3:00 PM, LeFrak Concert Hall

Piangerò, la sorte mia from Giulio Cesare George Frederic Handel

Vocalise Sergei Rachmaninoff
Ne poy, krasavitsa pri me
Vessinye vodi

Rafael Musayev, Piano

Ach, ich fühls from Die Zaubeflöte Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Chanson triste Henri Duparc
Les deux roses Pauline Viardot
Ouvre ton coeur Georges Bizet

Over My Head Roy Jennings
Witness Hall Johnson
Ride On, King Jesus Hall Johnson

Pequeña, Pequeñita Jamie Leon Ferro
A Ti
Algun Dia


Angie Amador is a student of H. Roz Woll.

Aaron Copland School of Music

Spring Guitar Concert
May 6, 2019, 7:30 PM, Recital Hall 226

Austin Tobia
Study in C Fernando Sor
Prelude JS Bach

Ebin Samuel
Sonata, op. 15 Mauro Giuliani

Xavier Hermann Paez Haubold
Study in D minor Fernando Sor
Study in G
Study in A minor

Pablo Sanchez
Theme & Variations Mauro Giuliani
Minuet & Trio
Rondo from op.71

John Coughlin
Study in B minor Fernando Sor
Fortune John Dowland

Murad Sam
Study in C Fernando Sor
Study in D

Jonathan Ramirez
Waltz Augustin Barrios
Snow in Istanbul Carlo Domeniconi

Kyle Miller
Suite in E minor JS Bach
Suite Ernst Krenek
Movements for e-guitar Kyle Miller

Pablo Sanchez
Toccata Sergio Assad

Aaron Copland School of Music

Yi Ru,Vibraphone
Music Master Graduation Recital
7th, May, 2019, 3 pm, Recital Hall 226

HORTENSIA Christos Rafalides

Holy Land Cedar Walton

Misty Erroll Garner

Time cafe Darek Oleszkiewicz

Jubilation Bill Douglas
Arr. by Yi Ru

Searching Roy Ayers

Aaron Copland School of Music

Erin Keppner, Flute
Vladimir Rumyantsev, piano
Elise Walters, soprano
Senior Recital
Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 7:00 pm, LeFrak Concert Hall

Flute Sonata in a minor, H.562 C.P.E. Bach
I. Poco Adagio
II. Allegro
III. Allegro

Erin Keppner, flute

Flute Sonata no.3 Philippe Gaubert
I. Allegretto
II. Intermède Pastorale
III. Joyeux - Allegretto

Erin Keppner, flute
Vladimir Rumyantsev, piano

In the Andes Joel Mandelbaum
Text by Susan Fox
I. The Donor of the Great Bell of Cuzco
II. Indian Flutes
III. Remembering Machu Picchu

Erin Keppner, flute
Elise Walters, Soprano
Vladimir Rumyantsev, piano

Prélude à i'après-midi d'un faune Claude Debussy

Erin Keppner, flute
Vladimir Rumyantsev, piano

Chant de Linos A. Jolivet

Erin Keppner, flute
Madimir Rumyantsev, piano

Erin Keppner is a student of Keith Underwood

Aaron Copland School of Music

Hendrik Meurkins, harmonica, vibs
Jazz Recital

Thursday, May 9, 2019, 3 pm
Room 226

A Slow One


5 Ways to Queens

What's New

Senior Recital


Cobb's Pocket

Aaron Copland School of Music

Jazz Ensembles Concert
Thursday, May 9, 5:30pm, Room 264

Director of the program: Professor Antonio Hart

Featuring Ensembles instructed by:

Professor Charenee Wade - Vocal Performance:
Program: A medley: The Masquerade is Over (Allie Wrubel), Little Sunflower (Freddie
Hubbard), After You've gone (Henry Creamer)
Kassandra Charalampi - Voice, Shabnam Abedi - Voice, Hao Zeng - Piano, Dmitriy Goldgisser - Bass, Han-Yu Chen - Drums

Professor Antonio Hart - Advanced Ensemtrle:
Program: Shifting Terrain - Leo Catricala, SaGa - Shabnam Abedi, 11AM - Minwoo Ha
Matthew Rodriguez- Alto, David DiTrapani - Trumpet, Justus Heher - Trombone, Shabnam Abedi - Voice, Misha Tsiganov - Piano, Pamai Chirdkiatisak - Guitar, Leonardo Catricala - Bass, Minwoo Ha - Drums

Professor Tim Armacost - Bebop and Beyond:
Program: I Mean You - Thelonious Monk (arr. funichiro Mataga), Reflections - Thelonious Monk (arr. Maxi Caballero)
Yuchen Fu - Alto, Jessica Altieri - Voice, Fan Li - Trumpet, Mataga Junichiro - Piano, Maxi Caballenro - Guitar, Andre Silva - Bass, Peter Evans - Drums, Suung Jamg - Drums

Professor Paul Bollenback - Repertoire Ensemble:
Program: Humpty Dumpty, Light Blue - Thelonious Monk, Hindsight - Cedar Walton
Yeonsong Kim - Violin, Jerod Kaszynski - Alto, Hendrik Meurkens - Vibe, Caili O'Doherty - Organ, Max Light - Guitar, Roberto Giaquinto - Drums

Professor Aubrey Johnson - Jazz Choir:
Program: Space, composed and arr. Sara Serpa, How Deep Is The Ocean - Irving Berlin (arr. Kenney Wheeler), Under A Blanket Of Blue - Jerry Livingston (arr. Dominique Eade)
Voice - Myunghan You, Hoonah Kim, Jessica Altieri, Karen Tennison, Kassandra Charalampi
Rhythm Section - Dongha Kim - Piano, Leonardo Catricala - Bass, Peter Evans - Drums

Professor Dennis Mackrel - The Groove of Jazz:
Program: Voyage - Kenny Barron (arr. Dongha Kim), Gregory is Here - Horace Silver, Belgium Beer at Dawn - Hendrik Meurkens
Jinsu Kim - Trumpet, Seoyeon Im - Violin, Hendrik Meurkens - Vibe, Yi Ru - Vibes,
Xin Tian - Bass, Andre Silva - Guitar, Xu Shi - Drums

Professor Michael Mossman - Large Ensemble:
Program: With Every Breathe I Take - Cy Coleman (arr. Michael Mossman), Chacha con Seoul - Yeonsoo Ji, All My Yesterdays - Thad Jones, Movin' On - Hank Snow (arr. Michael Mossman)
Voice - Karen Tennison
Saxophones - Jerod Kaszynski (Alto and Soprano), Luis Alberto Siguenza (Alto), Anton Delecca (Tenor), Lorenzo Bisogno (Tenor), Matthew Rodriguez (Tenor), Thomas LaRocca (Bari)

Trumpet - David DiTrapani, Fan Li, Jinsu Kim
Trombone - Justus Heher, Denzel McMasters
Piano - Dongha Kim
Guitar - Andre Silva
Bass - Leonardo Catricala
Drums - Donggwan Lee

Aaron Copland School of Music

Carolina Campero, Voice
Youn Ju Namkoong, Piano
Bachelor of Music Graduation Recital
Friday, May 10, 2019, 3pm, LeFrak Concert Hall

Prendi, per me sei libero Gaetano Donizetti
from L'elisir d'amore

From Rückert Lieder Gustav Mahler
Blicke mir nicht in die Lieder
Ich atmet einen linderduft
Liebst du um Schönheit

Twelve Poems of Emíly Dickinson Aaron Copland
Nature, the gentlest mother
When they come back
I've heard an organ talk sometimes
Going to Heaven!

Après un rêve Gabriel Fauré

Canciones clasicas españolas Fernando Obradors
La mi sola, Laureola
Al Amor
Corazón porqué pasáis...
El majo celoso
Con amores, la mi madre
Del cabello más sutil
Chiquitita la Novia


Carolina Campero is a student of H. Roz Woll.

Aaron Copland School of Music

Maxfield Panish, Violin
Cullan Bryant, Piano
Graduation Recital
Friday, May 10th, 2019, 3:00 PM, Recital Hall 226

Sonata for Violin and Piano in C minor, Op. 30 Nr. 2 Ludwig van Beethoven
I. Allegro con brio
II. Adagio cantabile
III. Scherzo: Allegro
IV. Finale: Allegro

Maxfield Panish, Violin
Cullan Bryant, Piano

Sonata for Violin and Piano in G major, Op. 78 Johannes Brahms
I. Vivace ma non troppo
II. Adagio
III. Allegro molto moderato

Maxfield Panish, Violin
Cullan Bryant, Piano

Maxfield Panish is a student of Lisa Kim.

Aaron Copland School of Music

B.A. Clarinet Studio Recital
Tony Park, Coordinator
Friday, May 10, 2019, 5 PM, Choral Room 264

Time Pieces, Op.43 (1983) Robert Muczynski
I. Allegro risoluto
II. Andante espressivo
III. Allegro moderato

Derek Schmelter, Dora Galit

Five Bagatelles, Op.23 (1945) Gerald Finzi
I. Prelude
II. Romance
III. Carol
IV. Forlana
V. Fughetta

Kerri Moloney, Dora Galit

Clarinet Concerto No. 2 in E-Flat Major, Op.74 (1813) Carl Maria von Weber
I. Allegro
II. Romanze: Andante con moto
III. Alla Polacca

Kate Wrede, Dora Galit

All performers are students of Tony Park.

Aaron Copland School of Music

An Evening of Baroque Music

Queens College Vocal Ensemble
James John, Director

Queens College Baroque Ensemble
Dongmyung Ahn, Director

Friday, May 10, 2019, 7:30 pm
LeFrak Concert Hall

Concerto in C major, RV 114 Antonio Vivaldi

Sonata II from Armonico Tributo Georg Muffat
Grave- Allegro
Glave- Forte e allegro
Gmve- Ada
Grave- Sarabanda
Grave- Borca

Zhi Yi "Emma" Dong, concertino violin 1
Phaik Zhi Chua, concertino violin 2
Monica Fox, concertino cello

Concerto for violin in A minor, BWV 1041 J.S. Bach
Allegro assai

Zhi Yi "Emma" Dong, violin soloist

Man That Is Born of a Woman Henry Purcell

Vocal Soloists:
Grace Hwoang, Soprano; Pauline Raczkowski, Alto
David Szabo, Tenor; Thomas Laskowski, Bass
Alexis Gtay, Organ

William Roslak, Conductor

Welcome to All the Pleasures Henry Purcell

Vocal Soloists:
Alessandra Gluf, Soprano; Giselle Castillo, Alto
Martha Paguay, Alto; Michael Kramer, Tenor
Evan Katsefes, Tenor; Thomas Laskowski, Bass

William Roslak, Conductor

Aaron Copland School of Music

Balsam Trio Recital
Monday, May 13th, 2019, 12:15 PM, LeFrak Hall

Piano Trio in F major, Op 80Robert Schumann
I. Sehr lebhaft
II. Mit innigem Ausdruck - Lebhaft
III. In mässiger Bewegung
IV. Nicht zu rasch

Piano Trio in C minor, Op. 66Felix Mendelssohn
I. Allegro energico e con fuoco
II. Andante espressivo
III. Scherzo. Molto Allegro quasi Presto
IV. Finale. Allegro appassionato

The Balsam Trio
Maxfield Panish, Violin
Mikiko Iwasaki, Cello
Adam Ali, Piano

Aaron Copland School of Music

Caitlin Timken, soprano
Bachelor of Music Graduation Recital
Abram Korsunsky, pianist
13, May, 2019, 3pm, LeFrak Concert Hall

La pastorella dell' Alpi Rossini

Verdi prati Handel

Quando me’n vo Puccini

Nacht und Träume Schubert

Die Forelle Schubert

Gretchen am Spinnrade Schubert

Les berceaux Faure

Adieu Faure

Сон Rachmaninoff

Я вас любил Sheremetev

Пленившись розой соловей Rimsky-Korsakov

Здесь хорошо Rachmaninoff


Caitlin Timken is a student of Dr. Sherry Overholt.

Aaron Copland School of Music

David Szabo & Youn Ju Namkoong
Featuring Alexis Gray, organ; Stacy Szabo, cello; Emily John, harp

Monday, May 13, 5 pm
LeFrak Concert Hall

Panis angelicus C. Franck

David Szabo, tenor
Stacy Szabo, cello
Emily John, harp
Alexis Gray, organ

O del mio dolce ardor C.W. Gluck
Che faro senza Euridice

David Szabo, tenor
Youn Ju Namkoong, piano

Ständchen F. Schubert
Wandrers Nachtlied

Il mio tesoro W. A. Mozart

Lonely House K. Weill

David Szabo, tenor
Youn Ju Namkoong, piano

Les Berceaux G. Fauré
Chanson d'Armour

This Little Light of Mine arr. H. Smith
Let us Break Bread Together
Amazing Grace


Aaron Copland School of Music

Queens College B.A. Piano Students Recital
Monday, May 13, 2019 6:00 pm
Recital Hall

Prelude in D- flat Major op. 28 # 1.5 F. Chopin

Abigail Chilson

Six German Dances J. Haydn
Hob. IX: 10 Nos. 1, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10

Myrio Savva

Songs without Words F. Mendelssohn
g minor, op. 19 #6
f-sharp minor, op. 30 #6

Samantha Gioia

Sonata in C Major, Hob. XVI:1 J. Haydn
I. Allegro
II. Andante
III. Menuet

Bernadette Bismonte

Dr. Gradus ed Parnasum C. Debussy

Rebecca Baceols

Intermezzo in E Major, op. 116 # 4 J. Brahms

Philip Garcia

Nocturne in B-flat minor, op 9 # 1 F. Chopin

Rafael Musayev

Scherzo in B-flat minor, op 31, # 2 F. Chopin

Yaoming Lee

Aaron Copland School of Music

Laura Hutton, Violin
Master of Music Graduation Recital
Monday, May 13, 2019, 7:00pm, LeFrack Hall

Cullan Bryant, Piano

Symphonie Espangnole Edouard Lalo
II. Scherzando

Partita No. 2 in D minor Johann Sebastian Bach
V. Ciaccona

Sonata in A major for Violin and Piano César Franck
I. Allegretto ben moderato
II. Allegro
III. Recitativo - Fantasia
IV. Allegretto poco mosso

Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso Camille Saint-Saëns

Laura Hutton is a student of Byung Kwak.

Aaron Copland School of Music

Justus Heher, Trombone
Jazz Performance Graduation Recital
14, 05, 2019, 3pm - 4pm, Queens College room 226

Boneology J.J. Johnson

Patchwork Justus Heher

Naima John Coltrane

Ten-85 J.J. Johnson

Tiny Bops Justus Heher

Circlestances Justus Heher


Justus Heher - Trombone
Lorenzo Bisogno - Tenor Saxophone
Alex Conde - Piano
Alex Gasser - Bass
Peter Evans - Drums

special guest:
Pamai Chirdkiatisak - Guitar

Justus Heher is a student of John Yao and Steve Davis.

Aaron Copland School of Music
Queens College Symphonic Wind Ensemble

Farewell Concert
Charles Neidich, Music Director

May 14, 2019, 7:30 pm
LeFrak Concert Hall

Symphony for Band Steven Lebetkin
Part 1Scherzando
Part 2Passacaglia
Part 3
Part 4

World Premiere

Introduction, Theme and Variations in Bb MajorGioachino Rossini

Charles Neidich. Soloist
Gregory Sisco, Conductor

Charles Neidich Solo

Prelude to the 3rd Act of Lohengrin Richard Wagner

Transcribed by Marco Tamanini
Concert Ending by Charles Neidich

Tristan and Isolde - Prelude and Liebestod Richard Wagner

Transcribed by Christiaan Jansen

Aaron Copland School of Music

Laurence Cummings, piano
Master of Music Graduation Recital
Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 7pm, LeFrak Concert Hall
with Cullan Bryant, piano

Sonata in f-sharp minor, op. 11 Robert Schumann
I. Un poco adagio - Allegro vivace

Miroirs Maurice Ravel
I. Noctuelles
II. Oiseaux tristes
IV. Alborada del gracioso

Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major, op. 26 Sergei Prokofiev
I. Andante - Allegro
II. Tema con variazioni
III. Allegro, ma non troppo

Cullan Bryant, piano

Laurence Cummings is a student of Yuri Kim.

Aaron Copland School of Music

Christopher D’Avilar, Violin
Music Performance Master’s Graduation Recital
17, May, 2019, 3PM, LeFrak Concert Hall

Sonata No 1. In G minor, BWV 1001Johann Sebastian Bach
I. Allegro
II. Fuga: Allegro

Christopher D’Avilar, Violin

Sonatensatz in C Minor, Op. Posth. “FAE Sonata”Johannes Brahms
II. Scherzo

Christopher D’Avilar, Violin
Cullan Bryant, Piano

Symphonie espagnole in D minor, Op. 21Édouard Lalo
I. Allegro non troppo
II. Scherzando: Allegro molto
III. Intermezzo: Allegretto molto
IV. Andante
V. Rondo: Allegro

Christopher D’Avilar, Violin
Cullan Bryant, Piano

Christopher D’Avilar is a student of Daniel Phillips.

Aaron Copland School of Music

Teresa Pietromonaco, Violin
Bachelor of Music Graduation Recital
May 17th, 2019, 5:00 pm, LeFrak Concert Hall

Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004 Bach, Johann Sebastian

Teresa Pietromonaco, Violin

Vocalise Opus 34, No. 14 Rachmaninoff, Sergei

Teresa Pietromonaco, Violin
Cullan Bryant, Piano

Violin Concerto, Opus 14 Barber, Samuel
I. Allegro

Teresa Pietromonaco, Violin
Cullan Bryant, Piano

Violin Concerto No.2 in D minor, Opus 22 Wieniawski, Henryk
II. Romonce. Andante non troppo

Teresa Pietromonaco, Violin
Cullan Bryant, Piano

Gypsy Dances Rachmaninoff, Sergei

Teresa Pietromonaco, Violin
Cullan Bryant, Piano

Teresa Pietromonaco is a student of Daniel Phillips.

Aaron Copland School of Music
Classical Singers Club

An Evening of Opera
Friday, May 17, 2019, 5 pm
Room 264

Nuit paisible Hector Berlioz
Beatrice at Benedict

Alessandra Gluf, soprano; Katherine Doe, mezzo soprano

Aufenhalt Franz Schubert

Pablo Giraldo, baritone

Lo conosco Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
La Serva Padrona

Sherice Roberts, soprano; Pablo Giraldo, baritone

Porgi Amor W.A. Mozart
Le Nozze di Figaro

AnnaClare Del Vecchio, soprano

Donde lieta Giacomo Puccini
La Boheme

Kristina Weglarz, soprano

Via resti servita W.A. Mozart
Le Nozze di Figaro

AnnaClare Del Vecchio, soprano; Caitlin Timken, soprano

Epouse quelque brave fille Jules Massenet

Paul Greene-Dennis, bass

Parigi, o cara Guiseppe Verdi
La Traviata

Abril Valbuena, soprano; Evan Katsefes, tenor

Steal Me, Sweet Thief Giancarlo Menotti
The Old Maid and the Thief

Sherice Roberts, soprano

Du gai soleil Jules Massenet

Abril Valbuena, soprano

Adieu, notre petite table Jules Massenet

Alessandra Gluf, soprano

Ich gehe, doch rate, di rich W.A. Mozart
Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail

Kristina Weglarz, soprano; Paul Greene-Dennis, bass

Zach Mandernach, pianist

Aaron Copland School of Music

Shantel Williams, Soprano
Youn Ju Namkoong, Piano
Performance Certificate
Friday, May 17, 2019, 7:00PM, Lefrak Concert Hall

Der Hirt Auf Dem Felsen Franz Schubert

Yu Zhang, Clarinet
David Deng, Piano

From Hermit Songs Samuel Barber
At Saint Patrick's Purgatory
St. lta's Vision
The Heavenly Banquet
The Crucifixion
The Monk and His Cat

From Sei Romonze Giuseppe Verdi
Il Tramonto
Ad Una Stella


Shantel Williams is a student of H. Roz Woll.

Aaron Copland School of Music

A Little "Farewell" Concert of Music by Joel Mandelbaum

Monday, May 20, 2019
Recital Hall, Room 226

Three Dream Songs in 31-Tone Temperament (1971)

First song
First song (second time)
Second song
Third song

JinXiang Yu, soprano
Teresa Pietromonaco, violin
Nicole Triandafilos, vÌolin
Joel Mandelbaum, scalatron

Suite for Alto Recorder and Piano (1974)

Andante Cantabile
Galliard..... Interpolatrion

Randee Mia Berman, recorder

Tunnel Walk, Spring Above (2019)

TeeJay Barnes, baritone

Two Excerpts from The Village (1995, 1996)

From Act I scene 3
From Act II scene 7

Antoine: David Szabo, tenor
Sophie: Klaudia Moralewska, soprano
Maman: Jessica Courtney, soprano

Improv on Piano

Improv on Scalatron

Aaron Copland School of Music

Yuki Watanabe, Clarinet
Master of Music Graduation Recital
May 21st, 2019, 7:00PM, LeFrak Concert Hall

Andante and AllegroErnest Chausson

Yahan Liu, Piano

GRAElliott Carter

Clarinet Sonata No.2 in E-flat Major, Op.120 No.2 Johannes Brahms

I. Allegro amabile
II. Allegro appassionato
III. Andante con moto

Yahan Liu, Piano

Clarinet Quintet in A Major, K.581 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

I. Allegro
II. Larghetto
III. Menuetto
IV. Allegretto con Variazioni

Amane Teraoka, Violin
Christopher D’Avilar, Violin
Hector Milete, Viola
Miriam Brown, Cello

Yuki Watanabe is a student of Charles Neidich

Aaron Copland School of Music

Commencement and Awards Ceremony
Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 11:45 AM
Samuel J. and Ethel LeFrak Concert Hall

Organ Processional Alexis Gray

Les oiseaux dans la charmille from Les contes d'Hoffman Jacques Offenbach

Grace Ju Hye Hwoang, soprano
Teng Cao, piano

Summertime from Porgy and Bess George Gershwin

Deborah Carter, mezzo soprano
Teng Cao, piano

Maya Ian Clarke

Jennifer Spicher, flute
Erin Keppner, flute
Teng Cao, piano

Undergraduate Speaker Rose Rutkovsky

Under a Blanket of Blue Jerry Levinson (arr. Dominique Eade)

Queens College Vocal Jazz Ensemble
Jessica Altieri, voice
Kassandra Charalampi, voice
Hoona Kim, voice
Karen Tennison, voice
Matt You, voice
Dongha Kim, piano
Leo Catricala, bass
Peter Evans, drums

Graduate Speaker Caili O'Doherty

Address to the Graduates David Schober

Alleluia Randall Thompson

Student and Faculty of the School of Music
T.J. Barnes, conductor