Spectacular student chamber ensembles, on display April 10

The chamber music program is one of the centerpieces of an undergraduate education at the Blair School. On April 10, some of the very best student ensembles take the stage to show what that means. Here’s the program for Wednesday’s concert, which starts at 8 p.m. in Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall:

La cheminée du roi René – Suite for Woodwind Quintet, by Darius Milhaud (1892-1974)

  1. Cortège
  2. Aubade
  3. Jongleurs
  4. La maousinglade
  5. Joutes sur l’arc
  6. Chasse à Valabre
  7. Madrigal nocturne

Sarah Selim Ha, flute; Andrew Glenn, oboe; Colin Lewis, clarinet; Brendon Parmelee, horn; Selina Magid, bassoon

Sonatine, by Eugéne Bozza (1905-1991)

  • Allegro vivo
  • Largo – Allegro

Jackson Crossley, Rachael Clemmer, trumpets; Eleni Miller, horn; Jason Gnasigamany, trombone; Corey Mondul, tuba

Pairings (2013) **World Premiere, by Sean William Calhoun (b. 1992)

  1. Prelude-Fugue
  2. Gigue-Forlane
  3. Overture-Toccata Presto

Zach Green, alto saxophone; John M. Williams, tenor saxophone; Alan Wong, baritone saxophone

Sonata for Cello and Piano Op. 6, by Samuel Barber (1910-1981)

III. Allegro appassionato

Ann Yeh, cello; Rachel Menscher, piano

Trio for Clarinet, Violin, and Piano, by Aram Khachaturian (1903-1978)

III. Moderato

Andrew Logan, clarinet; Jacob Todd, violin; Thomas Ridgway, piano

Suite from L’Histoire du Soldat, by Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)

I. Marche du Soldat

IV. Tango – Valse – Rag

V. Danse du Diable

Zach Manzi, clarinet; Mary Loftus, violin; Marissa Uchimura, piano

Chamber group coaches: Amy Dorfman, Jared Hauser, Bil Jackson, Gil Long, Melissa Rose and Brian Utley

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