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Spring 2023 Departmental Recitals

Student plays a trumpet with a pianist providing accompaniment.

The Department of Performing Arts and Technology’s Spring recitals will take place on March 23, March 28, April 4 and April 13 at 7:00 p.m. in Price Music Center room 110 and are open to the public. The performances by our music minors will also be live-streamed on our YouTube channel via the streams below and will remain available for viewing for one week.

Find details for each recital below.

March 23 Recital︱7 p.m.



Ariadna Nacianceno, collaborative pianist

Jade VogelsongVoiceValentineLaufey Lín Jónsdóttir
Anna PowellVoiceTill There Was YouMeredith Wilson
Landon PerryVoiceAlmost Like Being in LoveAlan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe
Alex FountainVoiceBut Not For MeGeorge and Ira Gershwin
Jason FogelsongerPercussionYellow After the RainMitchell Peters
Justin KernBassLet’s Fall in LoveHarold Arlen
Benjamin SheldonTromboneAll of MeGerald Marks
Landon SugarBaritone SaxophoneSteeplechaseCharlie Parker
Hannah DavisBassShadow of Your SmileJohnny Mandel
Adriana HernandezTenor SaxophoneSoftly as in a Morning SunriseSigmund Romberg
Luke MetzgerAlto SaxophoneHow High the MoonMorgan Lewis
Niko BadalamentiAlto SaxophoneAir Mail SpecialBenny Goodman, James Mundy and Charlie Christian

These students represent the studios of DeMar Neal (voice), Paul Garcia (percussion), Jason Foureman (bass), Mark Whitfield (trombone) and Keenan McKenzie (saxophone).

March 28 Recital︱7 p.m.



Anthony Lee, collaborative pianist

Timothy ChoOboeThree Romances, Movement IRobert Schumann
Jaela SimmsFluteHamburg SonataCarl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Anna MuchukotVoiceWhat Baking Can DoSara Bareilles
Ben PooveyTromboneTrombone Concerto, Movement ILauny Grondahl
Nathan FaulkCelloCello Suite No. 2 in D Minor, PreludeJohann Sebastian Bach
Benjamin ArcuriTubaSix Studies in English Folk-Song, Movements I and IIR. Vaughan Williams
Spencer LeinbachCelloCello Concertino No. 1 Opus 7 in C MajorJulius Klengel
Ryan GibsonBassoonConcerto for Bassoon in F Major (Op. 75), Movement ICarl Maria von Weber
Carson CrowleyCelloCello Suite 3 in C major, GigueJohannes Sebastian Bach
Vennela GottiparthyvoiceLady is a TrampElla Fitzgerald
Cameron KellnerAlto SaxophoneConcertino da Camera, Movement IJacques Ibert
Samuel GrantTrumpetRavenswood AvenueGreg Fishman
Eeshayu ShelkeViolinAndantino in the Style of MartiniKreisler, Fritz

These students represent the studios of Keenan McKenzie (Alto Saxophone), John Pederson (Bassoon), Elizabeth Beilman (Cello), Dr. Mary Boone (Flute), Amanda LaBreque (Oboe), Dr. Mark Whitfield (Trombone), John Manning (Trumpet), Mark Whitfield (Tuba), Lindi Wang (Violin) and Jennifer Beattie (Voice).

April 4 Recital︱7 p.m.


Luke DickersonDouble BassThere Will Never Be Another YouHarry Warren
Nikolas AyersDrum SetExercise One from “Syncopation”Ted Reed
Michael SimutisPianoWTC 2, Fugue in D major, BWV 874, FugueJohann Sebastian Bach
Helen DandulakisGuitarHotel CaliforniaEagles
Peter AlperiPianoPrelude no. 8Michael Valenti
Evan MartinViolaConcerto in C Major, First two pages of movement IJoseph Schubert
Lucy GrindstaffVoiceSelve AmicheAntonio Caldara
Ruth WainwrightVoiceI Could’ve Danced All NightFrederick Loewe, and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Izzy HumphreysVoiceCaro Mio BenGiordani
Isabella RuizVocalsA Cocked Eyed Optimist from South PacificRichard Rodgers
Katie FarrellVoiceBewitched, Bothered, and BewilderedRichard Rogers
Kara CushmanVoiceAnything Goes from Anything GoesCole Porter
Sahmad MooreVoiceName: A Foggy Day, Key: F MajorIra and George Gershwin
Harrison FringerTromboneTrombone Concertino, Op. 4Ferdinand David
Payton WurstTubaConcerto in one MovementAlexey Konstantinovich Lebedev
Zachary MooreTromboneEtude No. 3Marco Bordogni
Jaeli MartíViolinAndantinoFritz Kreisler
Hrishikesh RamPianoPiano Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Op. 31, No. 2, III. AllegrettoLudwig van Beethoven

These students represent the studios of Dr. DeMar Neal (Voice), Dr. Mark Whitfield (Trombone and Tuba), Dr. Paul Garcia (Drum Set), Jason Foureman (Double Bass), Justin Martin (Guitar), Kurt Tseng (Viola), Lindi Wang (Violin) and Olga Kleiankina (Piano).

April 13 Recital︱7 p.m.



Elaine WolochukPianoMistyErroll Garner
arr. John Salmon
Loren HollPianoPrelude Op 28 no 1 in C majorFrederic Chopin
Angela LeeHarpHandel Harp Concerto in B flat Major
Mvt. I
George Frideric Handel
Ty SmoakVoiceCaro Mio BenGiuseppe Giordani
Sam ProchnauPianoSonata 18, “The Hunt”, Op. 31 No. 3
I – Allegro
Ludwig V. Beethoven
Grace CozzolinoPianoSonatine
I. Modere
Maurice Ravel
Maxwell AbelsonPianoBallade 2, Op. 38Frederic Chopin
Max YatesPianoPrelude and Fugue in C major, BWV 870
prelude, fugue
Johann Sebastian Bach
Woodwind QuintetFreeing the Caged Bird
I. Maya Angelou
Barbara Harbach
Wind Quintet in A Minor
I. Allegro
Johannes Meinardus Coenen
Pink PantherHenry Mancini
arr. James Christensen
Vennela GottiparthyVoiceLady is a TrampElla Fitzgerald
Rae HeinzerlingViolinMozart Concerto No 5 in A major
Adagio and Allegro
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Andrea Aguirre SalazarVoiceI Got RhythmGeorge Gershwin
Andrew HammockViolaDer Schwanendreher
Mvt I
Paul Hindemith
Eelco Tinga IVTrumpetFlute Sonata D Major & Le Tambourin
Sonata Mvts
George Frideric Handel & Jean Philippe Rameau
Cello TrioAirHenry Purcell
RequiemDavid Popper

These students represent the studios of Dr. Olga Kleiankina (Piano), Winifred Garrett (Harp), Dr. DeMar Neal (Voice), Jennifer Beattie (Voice), Lindi Wang (Violin), Kurt Tseng (Viola) and John Manning (Trumpet). The Woodwind Quintet is coached by Mary Boone, and the Cello Trio is coached by Elizabeth Beilman.

Woodwind Quintet

Timothy Cho – Oboe
Will Hager – Clarinet
Margaret Lawrimore – Bassoon
Reece Neff – Flute
Bella Russ – French Horn

Cello Trio

Carson Crowley
Nathan Faulk
Spencer Leinbach