Concerts Presented October 2014
Thursday, October 16, 3 pm
Annie Chen Graduation Recital
Black Pisces, composed and lyric by Annie Chen; arranged by Boris Acosta.
Don't Explain, composed and lyric by Billie Holiday; arranged by Annie Chen.
Things I Know, composed and lyric by Annie Chen/Edo Liu; arranged by Boris Acosta.
Moon Dreamer, composed and lyric by Annie Chen; arranged by Boris Acosta.
Besame Mucho, composed and lyric by Consuelo Velaquez; arranged by Boris Acosta.
Run Sailing, composed and lyric by Annie Chen; arranged by Boris Acosta.
Friday, October 17, 5:00 pm
Peter Arfsten, Flute
Sonatine for Flute and Piano, with Jia Lu, piano, Henri Dutilleux.
Andante et Scherzo, with Jenny Chan, Piano, Louis Ganne.
Suite for Flute and Piano, Op. 34 no. 1 (I. Moderato, II. Scherzo, III. Andante, IV. Vivace), with Jia Lu, piano, Charles-Marie Widor.
Monday, October 20, 12:15 pm
Voice Majors Recital
Sherry Overholt and James John, coordinators; Max Midroit, pianist
G.F. Handel, Bel piacere from Agrippina, Elise Walters, Soprano.
G. Puccini, Quando men vo from La behème, Mary Abrams, Soprano.
W.A. Mozart, Non so più from Le nozze di Figaro, Kayla Faccilongo, Mezzo-soprano.
H. Duparc, Romance de Mignon, Natalie Escudero, Mezzo-soprano.
S. Barbar, St. Ita's vision from Hermit Songs, Annmarie Errico, Mezzo-soprano.
H. Duparc, L'invitation au voyage, Sean Moonsammy, Baritone.
W.A. Mozart, Parto, ma tu ben mio from La Clemenza di Tito, Melinda Learnard, Mezzo-soprano.
G.C. Menotti, Steal Me from The old maid and the thief, Elizabeth Tasch, Soprano.
G. Bizet, Habanera from Carmen, Katherine Liu, Mezzo-soprano.
A. Dvořák, Song to the moon from Rusalka, Elisa Troetsch, Soprano.
G.F. Handel, Agitato da fiere tempete from Riccardo primo, Masafumi Toyoda, Countertenor
Daniel R. Jordan, Bass Trombone
Martha Locker, Piano
M.M. Graduate Recital October 20th, 2014, 2:00pm
Rhapsody for Bass Trombone, Frigyes Hidas
Four Serious Songs, Op. 121, Johannes Brahms
Être Ou Ne Pas Être, Henri Tomasi
Concerto For Bass Trombone, Eric Ewazen
Russian Sailor's Dance, Reinhold Gliere
Daniel Jordan is a student of Haim Avitsur.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 7:30 pm
Queens College New Music Group Concert
Peter Arfsten, flute; Christian Barron, viola; Augustin Simat, Piano
Haley Kallenberg, Morning Music for Dennis (Haley Kallenberg, piano).
Anthony Izzo, Around the Bend (Lauren Werth, alto flute).
Cortlandt Matthews, Two Songs for Tenor and Piano (Cortlandt Matthews, tenor; Christopher Sahar, piano).
Andrew Smith, Arbor (Abram Korsunsky, piano).
Josh Oxford, Duality Is Not Reality (Maya Holmes, flute; Josh Oxford, looping pedal).
Mitchell Guido, Silver Suite: I. Silver of Silver; II. Silver Thoughts (Mitchell Guido, Tenor saxophone; Yuta Tanaka, double bass; Zeke Bardash, guitar; Frank Huber, trumpet; Brandon Peralta, trombone; Pat Kennedy, drums).
Sachie Ueshima, voice
Artist Diploma Graduation Recital
Joseph Liccardo, piano
Friday, October 24, 2014, 5:00pm, LeFrak Concert Hall
(1860-1903) Franz Schubert
(1797-1828) Richard Strauß
(1864-1949) Alban Berg
Sachie Ueshima is a student of Dr. Sherry Overholt.
Friday, October 24, 7:30 pm
QC String Ensemble: Fall for the Strings
Gregory K. Williams, Director
Béla Batrók (arr. by Mihály Horváth), Fourteen Little Pieces from the Series "For Children"
Piotr Ilich Tchaikovsky, Serenade for Strings, Op. 48
IV. Finale (Tema Russo)
Johann Sebastian Bach, Suite No. 5 in G minor, BWV 1070
IV. Menuetto, Trio
Shirley Mak, Piano
Monday, October 27th, 2014, 6PM, LeFrak Concert Hall
Petite SuiteClaude Debussy (1862-1918)
I. En bateau: Andantino
II. Cortege: Moderato
III. Menuet: Moderato
IV. Ballet: Allegro giusto
Amanda Wai, Piano
Etude No. 2 in G minor, Op. 72Moritz Moszkowski (1854-1925)
Piano Sonata No. 5 in C minor, Op. 10, No. 1Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
I. Allegro molto e con brio
Fantasiestucke Op. 12Robert Schumann (1810-1856)I. Des Abends (Evening)
II. Aufschwung (Soaring)
RomanceWilliam Grant Still (1895-1978)
Anthony Izzo, Saxophone
Shirley Mak is a student of Rimma Agami.
Monday, October 27
QC Saxophone Enseble
Alex Murray, Dectet (1. Allegro; 2. Expressively; 3. Joyously), Alix Smith, Kim Sparacino, Stela Ieraci, Mina Kyoung, flutes; Jonathan Buissereth, Steven Lensky, clarinets; Mitch Guido, soprano; Anthony Izzo, alto; Karia Aristy, tenor; Cody Hosza, baritone; Paul Cohen, conductor.
William Grant Still, Romance, Anthony Izzo, alto; Shirley Mak, piano.
Aaron Copland (arr. by Paul Cohen), Four Piano Blues (1. Freely poetic; 2. Soft and languid; 3. Muted and sensuous; 4. With bounce), Ryan Oberlin, soprano; Anthony Izzo, alto; Karia Aristy, tenor; Cody Hosza, baritone.
Erwin Chandler, Sinfonia.
Eric Whitacre (arr. by Trey Shore), Lux Aurumque.
Bedrich Smetana (arr. by Gary Bricault), Dance of the Comedians from "The Bartered Bride".
Thursday, October 30, 3 pm
Master of Arts Graduation Recital: Elad Cohen, Trombonist
Jon Crompton, Alto Saxophone; Hila Kulik, Piano
Tamir Smherling, Upright Bass; Diego Joaquin Ramirez, Drums
Special Guests Marty Majorowics, Denzel McKenzie, Dan Jordan
Bass & Bone Fantasy (Composed by Avishai Cohen)
Fables of Faubus (Composed by Charles Mingus)
All pieces composed by Elad Cohen unless otherwise indicated.