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Concerts Presented March 2012

Monday , March 5, 2012, 12:15 PM. Bachelor of Arts Voice Recital, Youn Ju Namkoong, piano and H. Roz Woll, coordinator. W. A. Mozart, "Voi, che sapete" from Le Nozze di Figaro (Kiara Contreras, mezzo-soprano). Gabriel Fauré, "Lydia" (Brittany Rainess, soprano and Amanda Accardi, piano). Gian Carlo Menotti, "The Black Swan" from The Medium (Saisha Lacon, soprano). John Dowland, "Who Ever Thinks or Hopes of Love" (Maggie D'Orio, soprano). Samuel Barber, "Sure on this shining night" (Hannah Amoako, mezzo-soprano). Hugo Wolf, "Er ist's" (Christina Guando, soprano).

Monday , March 5, 2012, 5 PM. Emmanuel Sikora: Composition Recital. Emmanuel Sikora, "After the Storm". Sikora, "Wind Chimes". Sikora, "Harvest Moon". Sikora, "Recollections of Early Autumn". Sikora, "By the Brook". Sikora, Nocturne for Piano. Sikora, Albumleaf for Piano. Sikora, Waltz for Piano. Sikora, Two Preludes for Piano. Sikora, "Impressions of Sitting on the Edge of the Forest Before Sunrise".

Monday , March 5, 2012, 6:30 PM. MA Degree Recital: Clifford Derix, baritone (Youn Ju Namkoong, piano). Robert Schumann, Der Soldat, Op. 40, no. 3, Mondnacht, Op 39, No. 5, Die beiden Grenadier, op 49, no. 1. Jacques Ibert, Chansons de Don Quichotte: Chanson du depart de Don quichotte, Chanson à Dulcinée, Chanson du Duc, Chanson de la mort de Don Quichotte. Modest Mussorgsky, Where are you, little star? The Classicist, Mephistopheles' Song in auerbach's Tavern. Ralph Vaughan Williams, Songs of Travel: The Vagabond, Let Beauty Awake, The Roadside Fire, Youth and Love, In Dreams, The Infinite Shining Heavens, Whither Must I Wander? Bright is the ring of Words, I have trod the upward and the downward slope.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012, 12:15 PM: Qieens College Orchestra, Maurice Peress, Music Director, Matthew J. Kasper, Conductor. Wagner, Siegfried Idyll. W. A. Mozart, Violin Concerto No. 4 in D major: Allegro ma non troppo, Andante cantabile, Rondo - Andante grazioso (alicia Bisha, violin). Beethoven, Symphony No. 4: Adagio - Allegro vivace, Adagio, Allegro vivace, Allegro ma non troppo.

Thursday, March 8, 2012, 4 PM: Scott Kulick, trumpet, with David Engelhard, alto saxophone, Jonathan Lindhorst, tenor saxophone, Sebastien Ammann, piano, Evan Jagels, bass, Nico Dann, drums. Booker Little, Bee Tee's Minor Plea. Scott Kulick, Cape Suryc. Wayne Shorter, On the Ginza. Terrence Blanchard, Luna Viajera. John D'earth, Playground. Bud Powell, Wail.

Monday, March 12, 2012 7:30 PM. The Queens College New Music Group Presents QC Percussion Studio, featuring River Guerguerian, percussion. Portable Music: Anthony Izzo, alto saxophone: Emmanuel Sikora, Academic Etude for Saxophone. Jeremy Barbaro, Etude in Harmonics, No. 1 for Saxophone. Han Man-Woong:, Study for Alto Saxophone in Eb. Ely Moskowitz, Autumn Colors. William Wheeler, Airship Flybys. Sunkyong Lee, San-Jo. Sean Havrilla, Weill + Brioche: THE (German/American and Possibly Communist) MAN AND HIS DOG. Maria Mykolenko, time sliced. Howie Kenty, Billows. Roy Vanegas, Romaväjo. QC Percussion Studio, Prof. Michael Lipsey, director, featuring River Guerguerian, percussion. William Wheeler, Die Grundsteinlegung (Dorian Costanzo, timbales; Patrick Kennedy, bass drum). Eric Lein, Percussion Etude. Daniel Fine, Amusement Mile: Panem et Circensus – Dreams of fading paint and roller coaster grease (Joseph Tucker, vibraphone). Daniel Levitan, Conservatory Gardens (4 percussionists: Rich Weismantel, Joe Tucker, Dorian Costanzo, Ryan Colichio). Manuel Ciordia, Surrogate Dreamers (Jin-Xiang Yu, soprano; Vern Woodhead, tenor; Hunyong Kim, vibes; Hansol Choi, timpani). River Guerguerian, Odd Reflection. Howie Kenty, It Ventures Outdoors (John Hoblin, vibraphone; Rich Weismantel, marimba).

Thursday, March 15, 2012, 3 PM. MA Jazz Degree Recital: Hiro Momoi, drums (Sandi Kuhn-tenor saxophone, Syberen van Munster-guitar, Jorn Swart-piano, Eduardo Belo-bass). Hiro Momoi, Impending Launch. Mystified Germs. Jihye's Worm. Twice. Showers. Doubt.

Thursday, March 15, 2012, 8 PM. B Mus Degree Recital: Eunsun Lee, flute. W. A. Mozart, Concerto in D major, K. 314: I., II., III. C. Saint-Saëns, Romance for flute and piano. P.A. Genin, Fantaisie sur Rigoletto from Opera de Giuseppe Verdi, Op. 19 for flute and piano. C. Debussy, Syrinx for flute solo. F. Martin, Ballade for flute and piano.

Friday, March 16, 2012 3 PM. Cello Recital: Courtney Strauss. J.S. Bach, Suite No. 5 in C minor, BWV 1011: Prelude, Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Gavottes I & II, Gigue. Barber, Cello Sonata, Op. 6: Allegro ma non troppo, Adagio, Allegro appassionato (Cullen Bryant, piano). Beethoven, Piano Trio in B-flat Major, Op. 97 "Archduke": Allegro Moderato, Scherzo (Alicia Bisha, violin and Misaki Sekimoto, piano).

Friday, March 23, 2012 5 PM: Student Recital: Melanie Bonich, violin (Misaki Sekimoto, piano). Tomaso Antonio Vitali, Chaconne in g minor. Ludwig van Beethoven, Violin sonata No. 1 in D major, Op. 12: Allegro con brio, Tema con variazioni: Andante con moto, Rondo: Allegro. Samuel Barber, Violin Concerto, Op. 14: Allegro molto moderato. Pablo de Sarasate, Concert Fantasy on Gounod's "Faust."

Friday, March 23, 2012 6 PM: MA Jazz Degree Recital: Greg Hammontree, trumpet (featuring: Steve Kartyka-tenor sax and clarinet, Evan Jagels-bass, Syberen van Munster-guitar, and Hironori Momoi-drums). Kenny Dorham, Sao Paolo. Louis Armstrong (Arr. Greg Hammontree), Cornet Chop Suey. OutKast (Arr. Greg Hammontree), B.O.B./Krunk Jazz. John Frederick Coots (Arr. Greg Hammontree), You Go To My Head. Richard Carpenter (Arr. the Band!), Walkin'. Greg Hammontree. Stories Don't End.

Monday, March 26, 2012 12:15 PM: The Symphonic Wind Ensemble & Women's Choir (Dr. Kristin J. Mozeiko, conductor; Dr. Sandra Babb, conductor; H. Roz Woll, assistant conductor). QC Symphonic Wind Ensemble: Pierre Leeman (Arr. Charles Wiley), Marche Des Parachutistes Belges (March of the Belgian Paratroopers) (Conducted by George Weisman). Samuel R. Hazo, Arabesque. William Schumann, Chester. QC Women's Choir: Traditional Shaker Song (Arr. Nina Gilbert), Oh the Beautiful Treasure. Lead Belly (Arr. Mollie Stone), Sylvie. Libby Larsen, Hula Hoop. Gwyneth Walker, Love is a Rain of Diamonds. Laura Farnell, Remember Me.

Monday, March 26, 2012, 4:45 PM: Student Recital: Russell Johnson, flute. J.S. Bach, Sonata for Flute and Piano: Vivace, Largo e dolce, Allegro. Paul Schoenfield, Achat Sha'alti. Georges Hue, Fantasie. Christoph Willibaud Von Gluck, Menuet and Dance of the Blessed Spirits from Act II of Orpheus. Frank Martin, Ballade.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012, 12:15 PM: The Queens College Orchestra, Maurice Peress, Music Director; Matthew J Kasper, Assistant Conductor; Jin-Wook Park, Assistant Conductor (A Concert in Honor of Vaclav Havel). Barber, Adagio for Strings, Op. 11. Dvorák, Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 54: Allegro ma non troppo, Adagio, ma non troppo, Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo (Mr. Daniel Phillips, violin). Dvorák, Symphony No. 7 in D-minor, Op. 70: Allegro maestoso, Poco adagio, Vivace, Allegro.

Thursday, March 29, 2012, 12:15 PM: Chamber Music Recital: Nana Aomori-flute, Sergey Prokofyev-violin, and Wei-Hsien Lien-piano. Johann Sebastian Bach, Sonata in E-flat for Flute and Obbligato Harpsichord, BWV 1031: Allegro moderato, Siciliana, Allegro. Paul Hindemith, Sonata for Flute and Piano: Heiter bewegt, Sehr langsam, Sehr lebhaft-Marsch. Ludwig van Beethoven, Sonata in A major for Violin and Piano: Adagio sostenuto-Presto, Andante con Variazioni, Presto.

Thursday, March 29, 2012, 3 PM. MA Jazz Degree Recital: HyeJung Lee, piano (with Guido Gonzalez-trumpet, Gabrielle Murphy-alto saxophone, Spiro Sinigos-drum, Eunjin Lee-bass). HyeJung Lee, Prelude. Charlie Parker, Yardbird Suite. Kenny Garrett, Ms. Baja. Jerome Kern, All the Things You Are. Victor Young, My Foolish Heart. Kurt Weill, Speak Low (All works arranged by HyeJung Lee.)

Thursday, March 29, 2012 7 PM. The Queens College Symphonic Wind Ensemble and The Middle School Honor Band. Ed Huckeby, Ancient Echos. Pierre Leeman (arr. Charles Wiley), Marche des Parachutistes Belges (March of the Belgian Paratroopers, Conducted by George Weisman). William Schumann, Chester. Elliot del Borgo, Scenes of Russia. Eric Whitacre, Lux Aurumque. Robert W. Smith, Tempest. Samuel R. Hazo, Arabesque.

Friday, March 30, 2012, 10:00 AM: Chamber Music Live: Queens College Chamber Orchestra, Charles Neidich, conductor. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Overture to Così fan tutte, Kv. 588. Charles Gounod, Petite Symphonie, op. 216: Adagio-Allegretto, Andante cantabile, Scherzo: Allegro moderato, Finale: Allegretto. Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 8, op. 93: Allegro vivace e con brio, Allegretto scherzando, Tempo di Menuetto, Allegro vivace.

Friday, March 30, 2012, 3 PM. MA Jazz Degree Recital: Jorn Swart, piano, composition (Chad Lefkowitz-Brown-tenor saxophone, Scott Colberg-double bass, Dan Pugach-drums). Amsterdam in Grey. Fiets. Snurdiefurdie. Really Little Piece, But Really. The Duke, Monk and More. And Never Again.

Friday, March 30, 2012, 3 PM. Hsiang-Lin Wang, flute (with Misaki Sekimoto, piano). C.W. V. Gluck, Menuet and Dance of the Blessed Spirits from Act II of Orpheus: Lento dolciss, Lento. J. S. Bach, Sonata for flute and harpsichord in G minor, BWV 1020: Allegro, Adagio, Allegro. Georges Hüe, Fantaisie. Pierre Sancan, Sonatine for flute and piano. Astor Pizzolla, Libertango.

Thursday, March 30, 2012, 5 PM. B Mus Degree Recital: Genevieve Chapin, double bass. J.S. Bach, Sonata No. 1 in G major for Viola da Gamba and Harpsichord, BWV 1027: I. Adagio, II. Allegro ma non troppo, III. Andante, IV. Allegro Moderato (David Taubman, piano). Paul Hindemith, Double Bass Sonata: I. Allegretto, II. Scherzo, III. Molto Adagio (Sunny Knable, piano). Gioachino Rossini, Duetto per Violoncello e Contrabasso: I., II., III. (Andrew Borkowski, cello). Encore: Pink Panther.

Friday, March 30, 2012, 7:30 PM. An Evening of Music by Brahms, with the Queens College Choir, Vocal Ensemble, and Choral Society, James John, conductor. Johannes Brahms, Vier Quartette, Op. 92: O Schöne Nacht, Spätherbst, Abendlied, Warum? (Queens College Choir, Jeremy Chan-piano). Johannes Brahms, Clarinet Sonata No. 1 in F Minor, Op. 120: Allegro Appassionato (David Valbuena, clarinet and Aiko Imaizumi, piano). Johannes Brahms, Warum ist das Licht gegeben? Op. 74, No. 1: Warum ist Licht gegeben? Lasset uns unser Herz, Siehe, wir preisen selig, Mit Fried und Freud ich fahr dahin (Queens College Vocal Ensemble). Johannes Brahms, Selections from Ein deutsches Requiem, Op. 45: Selig sind die da Leid tragen (Mvt. 1), Denn alles Fleisch es ist wie Gras (Mvt. 2), Herr, lehre doch mich (Mvt. 3), Denn wir haben hie keine bleibende Statt (Mvt. 6) (Queens College Choral Society and Choir: Jhasoa Agosto, baritone; Youn Ju Namkoong and Jeremy Chan, Piano Four-hands).