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      Music from Roosevelt University

      Sundays at 4:00 pm

      Join Henry Fogel as he explores the rich and vibrant happenings at Roosevelt University’s Chicago College of Performing Arts where he serves as Dean. Dean Fogel offers student and faculty performances, commentary, and perspective on the latest in arts education and new talent, along with interviews of faculty, students, and alumni.

      Program Schedule

      September 14, 2014

      Music of Praise and Persecution

      Ralph Vaughan Williams: O Clap Your Hands
      CCPA Combined Choirs and CCPA Brass Ensemble
      Cheryl Frazes Hill, conductor
      David Schrader, organ

      Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5
      CCPA Symphony Orchestra
      Jonathan McPhee, conductor

      September 21, 2014


      Ralph Vaughan Williams: On Wenlock Edge
      CCPA Symphony Orchestra
      Matthew Newlin, tenor
      Jonathan McPhee, conductor

      Stuart Folse: Sculpted Reminiscences:
        II. The Battle Cry of Freedom
        III. All Quiet Along the Potomac Tonight/Weeping, Sad, and Lonely
          Winston Choi, piano

      Will Reynolds: The Greenwood Tree:
      Music by Will Reynolds; Text by William Shakespeare
      Directed by Ray Frewen
      Musical Director James Morehead
        “The Treasure of Thy Love”
        Matthew Messina and Company

        “O Mistress Mine”
        Patrick Rooney, J. Clint Boylan, and Company

      Mitch Leigh: “Aldonza” from Man of La Mancha
      Book by Dale Wasserman, lyrics by Joe Darion and music by Mitch Leigh
      Ally Doman
      Bonnie Shadrake, piano

      Leonard Bernstein: “Something’s Coming” from West Side Story
      Book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
      Anthony Avino
      Bonnie Shadrake, piano

      Traditional: Jordan am a Hard Road to Travel
      Greg Reish, guitar/voice

      September 28, 2014

      Pictures and Legends

      Modest Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
      Wael Farouk, piano

      Teddy Niedermaier: Legend
      Susan Paik, violin
      Teddy Niedermaier, piano

      Morten Lauridsen: Les Chansons des Roses: “Dirait-on” (“So They Say”)
      CCPA Conservatory Chorus
      Cheryl Frazes Hill, conductor

      October 5, 2014

      Roosevelt Recitals

      Franz Liszt: Après une Lecture de Dante: Fantasia quasi Sonata
      Younjin An, piano

      Johann Sebastian Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I: Prelude and Fugue in A-flat Major
      Tong Liu, piano

      Francis Poulenc: Airs Chantées
      Matthew Chellis, tenor
      Dana Brown, piano

      Gioachino Rossini: Barber of Seville: “O cielo!...All’idea di quel metallo”
      Matthew Chellis, tenor
      Reuben Lillie, baritone
      Dana Brown, piano

      Carlos Rivera: La Maja y el Hechicero
      Cavatina Duo: Denis Azabagic, guitar; Eugenia Moliner, flute

      October 12, 2014

      Johannes Brahms: Four movements from Fantasias, Intermezzi, Op. 116
      II. Intermezzo in A minor. Andante
      III. Capriccio in G minor. Allegro Apassionato
      IV. Intermezzo in E major. Adagio
      VII. Capriccio in D minor. Allegro Agitato
        Stephen Uhl, piano

      Sofie Gubaidulina: Chaconne (1963)
        SangHee Han, piano

      Edward Joseph Collins: Valses Caractéristiques Nos. 2 and 6
        Winston Choi, piano

      Cy Coleman: Selections from Sweet Charity:
      "Where am I Going?"
      "Big Spender"
        Cynthia Clarey, mezzo-soprano
        Beckie Menzie, piano

      Jean Sibelius: Karelia Overture
        CCPA Symphony Overture
        Emmanuele Andrizzi, conductor

      Morten Lauridsen: Nocturnes: Sure on this Shining Night
        CCPA Conservatory Chorus
        Cheryl Frazes Hill, conductor

      October 19, 2014

      Georges Bizet/Cynthia Clarey: Carmen Parody
        Cynthia Clarey, mezzo-soprano
        Beckie Menzie, piano

      Béla Bartók: Improvisations on Hungarian Peasant Songs
        Stephanie Babic, piano

      James Monaco: You Made Me Love You
        New Deal Vocal and Instrumental Jazz Ensemble
        Cheryl Wilson, director

      Johann Sebastian Bach: Suite for Solo Cello Suite No. 2 in D minor
        Dimitry Yanov-Yanovsky, cello

      October 26, 2014

      Charles Avison: Concerto Grosso in A, Op. 6, No. 12
        CCPA Baroque Orchestra
        Garry Clarke, conductor
        David Schrader, harpsichord

      John Bucchino: Painting my Kitchen
        Matthew Chellis, tenor
        Dana Brown, piano

      Marcy Heisler/Zina Goldrich: Selections from Ever After:
      "Is There Anything Leonardo Can't Do?"
      "Out of the Darkness / Love Goes On"
        Pablo Barajas, Alyssa Cudiamat, Damon Gillespie, Parker Guidry, Samantha Murray, and Molly Rooney
        James Morehead, piano

      Béla Bartók: Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion: Movement III
        CCPA Percussion Ensemble
        Sze-Yau Chan, piano
        Garivaldi Muskita, piano

      Stacy Garrop: Dawn; Dirge Without Music; My Dearest Ruth
        Patrice Michaels, soprano
        Dana Brown, piano

      November 2, 2014

      Norman Dello Joio: A Jubilant Song
        CCPA Conservatory Chrous
        Cheryl Frazes Hill, conductor

      Hope Littwin: There's a Bluebird in My Heart that Wants to Get Out
        Hope Littwin, guitar and vocals

      Kyong Mee Choi: Inner Space
        Craig Hultgreen, cello

      Antonio Carlos Jobim: Águas de Março
        CCPA Brazilian Combo; Paulinho Garcia, coach
        Elizabeth Reinstein, vocals
        Alejandro Cortés, piano
        Jonathon Gould, guitar
        Ben Dillinger, bass
        Jarad Kleinstein, drums

      Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Fantasia in C minor, K. 475
        David Schrader, fortepiano

      Malcolm Arnold: Four Scottish Dances
        CCPA Wind Ensemble
        Wesley Brewer, conductor

      November 9, 2014

      Percy Grainger: Lincolnshire Posy                                                                                      
      CCPA Wind Ensemble
      Stephen Squires, conductor

      Richard Strauss, arr. Albert Ligotti: Vienna Philharmonic Fanfare                                               
      CCPA Brass and Percussion Ensemble
      Stephen Squires, conductor

      Paul Hindemith: Concert Music for Piano, Brass, and Harps                                                           
      CCPA Wind Ensemble
      Winston Choi, piano
      Stephen Squires, conductor
      Alizabeth Nowland and Gréta Ásgeirsson, harps

      Sergei Prokofiev, arr. Fisher Tull: “March” from The Love for Three Oranges                             
      CCPA Brass and Percussion Ensemble
      Stephen Squires, conductor

      November 16, 2014

      Marcy Heisler / Zina Goldrich
      “Mighty Viking Drama Team” from Snow White, Rose Red (and Fred)
      James Smart, Samantha Murray, and Company
      “How Do I Feel?” from Truly, Madly, Deeply
        Alyssa Frewen
      “Morning After”
        Parker Guidry
      Ray Frewen, director
      James Morehead, musical director/piano          

      Brandon Anthony Bruscato: (D)amaged
      Brandon Anthony Bruscato
      Zachary Peterson, violin
      Johannes Brahms: 6 Klavierstücke, Op. 118, Nos. 5 and 6
      Meng-Chieh Liu, piano
      Gabriel Faure: Sonata No. 2 for Cello and Piano
      Alison Rowe, cello
      Beilin Han, piano

      November 23, 2014

      Paul Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphoses on Themes of Carl Maria von Weber
      CCPA Symphony Orchestra
      Emanuele Andrizzi, conductor
      Ed Davis: Canticum Elementorum
      Andrew Williams, violin
      Robert Schumann: Fantasy Pieces for Clarinet and Piano
      Blagoj Lamnjov, clarinet
      Kuang-Hao Huang, piano
      Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky/Sergei Rachmaninoff: Lullaby
      Wael Farouk, piano

      November 30, 2014

      Ludwig van Beethoven: 33 Variations on a Theme of Diabelli
      Adam Neiman, piano

      December 7, 2014

      Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto for Flute, Harp, and Orchestra                                    
      CCPA Chamber Orchestra
      Stefan Hersh, conductor
      Gabriela Vargas, flute
      Emily Granger, harp

      Antonín Dvořák: Serenade for Wind Instruments, Cello, and Double Bass in D Minor, Op. 44           
      CCPA Chamber Orchestra
      Stefan Hersh, conductor

      December 14, 2014

      Joshua Wood: Eutriphonica! (or Bombasticous for short)                                                                    
      Gaudete Brass Quintet

      William Padera: Sitting on Grandma’s Porch, Listening to the Rain in a Georgia Summer                 
      Gaudete Brass Quintet

      Doug Green: Dimensions-46 Magnus                                                                                                 
      Gaudete Brass Quintet

      Ottorino Respighi: Sonata for Violin and Piano                                                                                 
      MingHuan Xu, violin
      Winston Choi, piano

      Sérgio Assad: Círculo Mágico                                                                                                            
      Cavatina Duo: Denis Azabagic, guitar; Eugenia Moliner, flute

      Harold Arlen: When the Sun Comes Out                                                                                            
       CCPA Large Jazz Ensemble
      Tom Garling, coach

      Cedar Walton: Bolivia                                                                                                                        
      CCPA Large Jazz Ensemble
      Tom Garling, coach
      Scott Burns, tenor saxophone

      December 21, 2014

      Toru Takemitsu: Voice for solo flute                                                                                                   
      Laura Block, flute

      Dmitri Shostakovich: Satirical Dance                                                                                                            
      CCPA Brass Quintet: Joaquin Gomez and Bo Li, trumpets; Tylar Nichols, horn
      Ryan Earl, trombone; Jullian Reiter-Brown, bass trombone    

      Giacomo Puccini: Nessun Dorma arranged for Trombone Choir by Philip Jameson                          
      CCPA Trombone Ensemble
      Sun He, conductor

      Maurice Ravel: Pavane pour une infant défunte                                                                               
      CCPA Trombone Ensemble
      Reed Capshaw, coach/performer

      Zachary Roberson: Eleonora’s Lullaby                                                                                              
      Maribel Tagle, piano

      Sergei Rachmaninoff: Five Fantasy Pieces, Op. 3                                                                             
      Wael Farouk, piano

      December 28, 2014

      Francis Poulenc: Gloria                                                                                                                     
      CCPA Conservatory Chorus and Chorale
      Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra
      Allen Tinkham, conductor
      Elizabeth Norman, soprano
      Kyong Mee Choi: Rippled Pond                                                                                                         
      The Lincoln Trio: Desirée Ruhstrat, violin; David Cunliffe, cello; and Marta Aznavoorian, piano

      Claude Debussy: Syrinx for Solo Flute                                                                                               
      Eugenia Moliner, flute

      Dušan Bogdanović: Blues and 7 Variations                                                                                                  
      Denis Azabagic, guitar

      Albert Roussel: Nuit d’Automne                                                                                                                     
      Matthew Chellis, tenor
      Dana Brown, piano