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As part of Associate of the Chancellor Mrs. Carol Block’s Virtual Spring Recital Series, new performances by our brilliant students will be added below twice a month until June.

Chancellor's Residence Recital Series

Concert #1

March 8, 2021
Mélancolie Francis Poulenc

Valerie Stern, Third-year D.M.A. Piano

The Crane – Komitas
Back to Life – Zhanna Sinanyan
Ani Sinanyan, Third-year B.A. Violin Performance & Trio SynThesis

Prendi, per me sei libero from L’elisir d’amore (1832) – Gaetano Donizetti
Maia Sumanaweera,  4th-year Voice Performance

Opus Anachronicon – Kenneth Glendon Brown
Kenneth Glendon Brown, Ph.D. Music Composition

Concert #2

March 29, 2021

Fusion Suite for Baritone Saxophone and Piano – Catherine McMichael
James Barrera, Second-year DMA Saxophone Performance

What Good Would the Moon Be? from Street Scene – Kurt Weill
Lonely House from Street Scene – Kurt Weill
Balcony Scene from West Side Story – Leonard Bernstein
Theodora Siegel, Fourth-year Voice performance
Toby Bradford, Fourth-year Voice Performance

Chaconne in G minor – Tomaso Antonio Vitali
Jocelyn Wang, First-year Violin Performance

Concert #3

April 12, 2021

Cello Sonata in G minor, Op. 65 for cello and piano, Mvt. 1. Allegro Moderato – Frédéric Chopin
Jocelyn Yeh, Third-year Cello Performance

Sonata Pastorale – Lillian Fuchs
Lu Walstad, Fourth-year Viola Performance

Polonaise de Concert, Op. 14. – David Popper
Isabelle Fromme, First-year Cello Performance

Concert #4

April 26, 2021

Di piacer mi balza il cor from La gazza ladra – Gioachino Rossini
C’est l’amour vainqueur from Les Contes d’Hoffmann – Jacques Offenbach
Tivoli Treloar, Second-year Voice performance

Relentless Night – Shane Scott Cook
Sierra Allen, Second-year DMA Clarinet Performance

Song of Hope for Trumpet Trio and Piano
Somewhere from West Side Story for Trumpet Quintet
Ellen Shinogle, Fourth-year DMA Trumpet Performance

Chaconne – Sofia Gubaidulina
Kelsey Ma, Fourth-year Piano Performance & Music Education

Concert #5

May 10, 2021

Jazz Standards: “The way you look tonight,” “I get along without you very well,” “There will never be another you,” “Emily,”  & “All of me.”
Finn Sagal, Third-year Voice Performance
Alex Barsom, Third-year Composition

Sacher Variation for solo cello – Witold Lutoslawski
Haley Hedegard, Second-year Graduate Cello Performance

Kele Kele, Arnem Ertam Im Yary, Shaghkr-shughkr, and Variations on Kaqavik – Komitas
Alexandra Yaralian, Third-year Ethnomusicology
Lilia Yaralian, Third-year Ethnomusicology

Sinfonia Concertante in E minor, Op. 125 – Sergei Prokofiev
Calvin Kung, Third-year Cello performance

Concert #6

May 24, 2021

Baroque Flamenco – Deborah Henson-Conant
Christina Perez, First-year MM Harp Performance

Chaconne for Violin and Piano – Tomaso Antonio Vitali
Madalyn Parnas Möller, Second-year DMA Violin Performance

Chaconne – J.S. Bach
Joseph Seyedan, Fourth-Year Guitar Performance

Concert #7

June 7, 2021

Clouds – Komitas
Performed by VEM Quartet
Hannah Chou, Alan Lee, Sam Lorenzini & Jaewon Ahn

Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing – James Weldon Johnson
Summertime – George Gershwin
Someday We’ll All Be Free – Donny Hathaway
Yeremiya Wright, Second-year Ethnomusicology

Sonata No. 10 in C minor for cello and continuo, Adagio, Allegretto – Luigi Boccherini
Jason Pegis, Third-year DMA Cello Performance

Arpeggione Sonata – Franz Schubert
Euan Shields, Fourth-year Cello Performance
Brandon Zhou, First-year MM Piano Performance

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