Queens College Aaron Copland School of Music

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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

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Monday - Thursday: 9:00 - 5:00
Friday - 9:00 - 5:00 (Remote)

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Concerts Presented February 2014

Elissa Leventhal, violin
Pei-Hsuan Tsai, piano
Music Education Graduation Recital
Monday, February 3, 2014, 6:00 PM, LeFrak Concert Hall

Praeludium and Allegro Fritz Kreisler

Partita No. 1 in B minor J.S. Bach

Tempo di Bourrée

Vocalise Op. 34. No. 14 Sergei Rachmaninoff

Concerto No. 22 in A minor Giovanni Battista Viotti

I. Allegro Moderato

Friday, February 7th, 5 pm
Bachelor of Music Junior Recital
Melaina Badalian, horn, with Christine Doré, piano

Paul Dukas, Villanelle.

Paul Hindemith, Sonate.

I. Mäßig bewegt
II. Ruhig bewegt
III. Lebhaft

Wolfgang Amedeus Mozart, Concerto no. 4 in E-flat Major

I. Allegro moderato
II. Romanza
III. Rondo

Monday, February 10, 6 pm
String Members of the Queens College Symphony Orchestra
Stephen Fillare, Conductor

George Frideric Handel, Concert Grosso Op.6 No. 1, Catherine Lawlor and Laura Giannini, violins; Sverre Kyvik Bauge, Cello.

A tempo giusto

Alexandre Tansman, Variations on a Theme by Frescobaldi.

Andante Cantabile
Un poco meno Lento
Molto Vivace
Andantino Grazioso
Allegro Risoluto
Andante Cantabile

Henry Purcell, Dido and Aeneas Z. 626 (Dido's Lament).

Michael Mandrin, Violinist's Lament, Michael Mandrin, violinist.

Jennifer Erickson, To Serve With Honor, Caroline Bishop, violist.

Dimitri Shostakovitch (arr. Lucas Drew), Sinfonia for String Orchestra.

Saturday, February 15, 3 pm
Organ Music of J.S. Bach

Eva Sze:

Christ, Our Lord, To Jordan Came, BWV 684.

Prelude and Fugue in D Major, BWV 532.

John A. Wolfe:

Adorn Thyself, O Dear Soul, BWV 654.

O Morning Star, How Fair and Bright, BWV 739.

The Old Year Now Has Passed Away, BWV 614.

In Thee Is Gladness, BWV 615.

Ellen Wright:

Prelude and Fugue in C Major, BWV 545.

Fantasia in G Major, "Pièce d'Orgue," BWV 572.

Thursday, February 20, 12 noon
The Queens College Orchestra
Maurice Peress and Alex Wen, Conductors
Amelia Lubrano, Soprano

Ives, Central Park in the Dark.

Dvořák, Ten Biblical Songs, Op. 99.

Dvořák, Symphony No. 8 in G-major, Op. 88

Allegro con brio
Allegretto Grazioso - molto vivace
Allegro ma non troppo

Women Composer's Recital: Past and Present
Britlin Losee and Jacqueline D. Caruana, coordinators
Thursday, February 20th, 2014, 6 pm, LeFrak Concert Hall

Kaleidoscope Heart Taylor Blanket and Jessica M. Altieri, arrangers

iTones a cappella group

Meadowlarks Amy Beach

Melanie Ramos, voice; Nicolas Gialone, piano.

The Light Shone Darkly Britlin Losee

Britlin Losee, lead; Jacqueline D. Caruana, back-up vocal; Sverre Bauge, cello; Markus Kaitila, piano.

How Could I Ever Know? Lucy Simon

Jacqueline Caruana and Robert Colon, duet; Markus Kaitila, piano.

P.O.W. Britlin Losee

Alex Hu, violin; Sverre Bauge, cello; Pei-Hsuan Tsai, piano.

Run Jacqueline D. Caruana

Jacqueline D. Caruana, lead; Robert Colon and Danielle Fleming, back-up voices
Ricky-Laluz Rivera, flute; Corina Antonucci, guitar; Sean Doyle, piano.

August Sun, Eve, Summer Fruit, Like A Little Kid With A Raging Heart Adrianna Mateo

Dancing In the Moonlight Taylor Blanket and Jessica M. Altieri, arrangers

iTones a cappella group

Monday, February 24, 6 pm
Chamber Music Recital
Peter Arfsten, Flute; David Abdurachmanov, Piano

W.A. Mozart, Flute Quartet in D major, Peter Arfsten, flute; Catherine Lawlor, violin; Caroline Bishop, viola; Nick Anton, cello.

Mvt. I- Allegro
Mvt. II- Adagio
Mvt. III- Rondeau-Allegretto

Sergey Prokofiev, Sonata for Flute and Piano, Peter Arfsten, flute; David Abdurachmanov, piano.

Mvt. I- Moderato
Mvt. II- Scherzo
Mvt. III- Andante
Mvt. IV- Allegro con brio

Wednesday, February 26, 12:15 pm
Sergey Prokofyev, violin; Wei-Hsien Lien, piano

Ludwig van Beethoven, Sonata in A minor, Op. 23

Andante scherzoso piu Allegretto
Allegro molto

Sergei Prokofiev, Sonata in F minor, Op. 80

Andante assai
Allegro brusco

Thursday, February 27
Jazz Recital: Tuomo Uusitalo, Piano

Track 1 · Track 2 · Track 3 · Track 4 · Track 5 · Track 6

Thursday, February 27, 8 pm. Legacy!
Musical Celebration Honoring Black History featuring
Students, Alumni, and Faculty of the Aaron Copland School of Music

Various, arr. Yut and the Hot Four, Hip Hop Violin. Nuttin' But Stringz, arr. Yut and the Hot Four, Thunder.

Anthony Green, Two Pages for Kara.

William Grant Still, Romance.

Mongo Santamaria, arr. Oscar Brown, Jr., Afro Blue.

Stevie Wonder, Susaye Greene-Browne, I Can't Help It. Rod Temperton, Rock with You.

Thelonious Monk, Arr. Jan Kus, Rhythm-A-Ning.

Traditional American Spiritual, arr. Ashley Gill, He's Got the Whole World (In His Hands).

South African Freedom Song, arr. Leck, Freedom is Coming. Jeffery Ames, Holy is the Lord.

Traditional Spiritual, Ride On, King Jesus.

Friday, February 28, 5 pm
Certificate Graduation Recital: Jia Lu, Piano

J.S. Bach, Prelude & Fugue in c-sharp minor WTC I BWV 849.

Maurice Ravel, Gaspard de la nuit.

I. Ondine

Frédéric Chopin, Polonaise Fantasie in A-flat Major Op.61.

Ludwig van Beethoven, Piano Sonata Op.57 "Appassionata".

I. Allegro assai
II. Andante con moto
III. Allegro ma non troppo - Presto

Leo Kraft, Allegro Giocoso.