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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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Music Building
Room 203
Queens College, CUNY
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Queens, NY 11367-1597
(Tel) 718-997-3800
(Fax) 718-997-3849

Mon-Thurs 9:00 am - 4:45 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Special Announcement

Frank Morelli

The Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College, CUNY is happy to announce that internationally acclaimed performer, recording artist and master teacher
Frank Morelli has been named Distinguished Lecturer in Woodwinds beginning January 2020.

Prof. Morelli will teach bassoon to both Music Ed and Performance Majors, coach orchestral and chamber music and offer classes in woodwind pedagogy and solo repertoire. Interested students may apply for scholarships for Spring and Fall 2020. For more information, contact Jane Cho: jane.cho@qc.cuny.edu.

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Upcoming Highlights

Marvin Hamlisch International Music Awards

Tickets can be purchased from the Kupferberg Center for the Arts.


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Upcoming Concerts

Events marked with an asterisk (*) are part of the Special Subscription Friday Concert Series: $100 for the series, $25 per single concert, students and faculty with an active QC ID free entry.

Monday, November 18, 2019
12:15 PM: Brass Studio Concert: David Jolley, coordinator (LeFrak Concert Hall)
7:00 PM: Marvin Hamlisch International Music Awards - featuring the Aaron Copland School of Music Orchestra. For the list of Special Guest presenters and ticket information, click here.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
12:15 PM: Chamber Music Recital: Michael Lipsey, coordinator (LeFrak Concert Hall)
3:00 PM: Student Recital: Brandon Papaleo, trombone (LeFrak Concert Hall)
7:30 PM: QC Un-semble: Michael Lipsey, coordinator (Choral Room 264)

Thursday, November 21, 2019
7:30 PM: Vocal Ensemble Concert (LeFrak Concert Hall)

Friday, November 22, 2019
3:00 PM: Student Recital: Josephine Rose, viola (LeFrak Concert Hall)

Saturday, November 23, 2019
8:00 PM: QC Vocal Ensemble: James John, conductor (St. John Nepomucene Church) Located at: 411 East 66th St. NY, NY 10065

Monday, November 25, 2019
12:15 PM: Vocal Majors Recital: Sherry Overholt, coordinator (LeFrak Concert Hall)
7:00 PM: Degree Recital: Georgia Smalios, soprano (LeFrak Concert Hall)

Tuesday, November 26, 2019
7:30 PM: BA Voice Majors Recital - Roz Woll, coordinator (Recital Hall 226)

Monday, December 2, 2019
12:15 PM: Brass Ensemble: David Jolley, director (LeFrak Concert Hall)
3:00 PM: Degree Recital: Luis Segura, violin (LeFrak Concert Hall)
7:30 PM: Percussion Ensemble & Gamelan Concert: Michael Lipsey, coordinator (Choral Room 264)
7:30 PM: Balsam Ensemble: Adam Ali, Violin • Emma Dong, Violin • Mikiko Iwasaki, Cello (Lefrak Concert Hall)

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
7:30 PM: QC New Music Group Concert - Bruce Saylor, coordinator (Choral Rooom 264)

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
7:30 PM: QC Orchestra Concert - Mark Powell, conductor (LeFrak Concert Hall)

Thursday, December 5, 2019
5:30 PM: Jazz Ensembles Concert (Choral Rooom 264)

Friday, December 6, 2019
*10:00 AM: QC Presents the Cho-Rosen-McDonald Trio: Catherine Cho, violin • Marcy Rosen, cello • Robert McDonald, piano (LeFrak Concert Hall)
3:00 PM:
Degree Recital: Elizabeth Merrifield, violin (LeFrak Concert Hall)
5:00 PM: Degree Recital: Emily Lamia, soprano (LeFrak Concert Hall)

Monday, December 9, 2019
12:15 PM: Baroque Ensemble Concert: Dongmyung Ahn, director (LeFrak Concert Hall)
3:00 PM: Degree Recital: Mikiko Iwasaki, cello (LeFrak Concert Hall)
6:00 PM: BA Piano Recital: Konstantza Chernov, coordinator (Recital Hall 226)
7:30 PM: Treble Choir and Vocal Ensemble (LeFrak Concert Hall)

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
7:30 PM: QC Wind Ensemble Concert - Nell Flanders, conductor (LeFrak Concert Hall)

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
12:00 PM: Chamber Music Recitals - Morey Ritt, coordinator (LeFrak Concert Hall)
7:30 PM: Saxophone Studio Concert - Tim Ruedeman, coordinator (LeFrak Concert Hall)

Thursday, December 12, 2019
12:00 PM: Chamber Music Recitals - Morey Ritt, coordinator (LeFrak Concert Hall)
3:00 PM: Jazz Degree Recital: Luis Siguenza, saxophone (Recital Hall 226)

Friday, December 13, 2019
*10:00 AM: QC Presents Young Concert Artitsts: Omer String Quartet: Mason Yu, violin • Erica Tursi, violin • Jinsun Hong, viola • Alex Cox, cello (LeFrak Concert Hall)

Saturday, December 14, 2019
8:00 PM: QC Choral Society Presents the 78th Winter Concert: Carmina Burana, James John, director (Colden Auditorium)

Monday, December 16, 2019
7:30 PM: Guitar Ensemble Concert: William Anderson, director (Recital Hall 226)