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Updated 21 August 2014

PROFESSIONAL SCHEDULE, 2014-2015 (UNDER CONSTRUCTION)

  • MAY 21 - MAY 25, 2014  --  ADJUDICATOR, CHICAGO AMATEUR PIANO COMPETITION, Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University, Chicago.
  • JUNE 6-8, 2014  --  AMERICAN LISZT SOCIETY FESTIVAL, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia.  Liszt/ Deux Légendes.
  • JUNE 15, 2014  --  VOICE RECITAL WITH CAROLYN HART AND DENISE GAMEZ, Naperville Congregational Church, Naperville, Illinois.  Program TBC.
  • JULY 6 - 12, 2014  --  MASTERWORKS FESTIVAL, Winona Lake, Indiana.  In residence for teaching and performing.
  • JULY 9, 2014  --  MASTERWORKS FESTIVAL.  Solo recital.  Debussy/ Twelve Etudes.
  • AUGUST 13, 2014  --  VOICE AND PIANO RECITAL, Eastern Nazarene College, Quincy, Massachusetts.  Carolyn Hart, soprano;  Denise Gamez, mezzo-soprano.  Duets by Telemann and Brahms;  Liszt/ Two Legends;  Debussy/ Four Etudes (nos. 1, 8, 4, 11);  Delvyn Case/ Darkness from which I come (2013, first performance).
  • AUGUST 14, 2014  --  RECORDING SESSION, Port Media Studios, Kennebunk, Maine.  Carolyn Hart, soprano.  Delvyn Case/ Darkness from which I come (2013).
  • SEPTEMBER 15, 2014  --  VOICE RECITAL, Wheaton College Conservatory Faculty Series.  Carolyn Hart, soprano;  Denise Gamez, mezzo-soprano.  Songs and duets by Telemann, Brahms, Liszt, Delvyn Case, Neal Harnly, Jake Heggie.
  • OCTOBER 25, 2014  --  FOURTH ANNUAL FRANZ LISZT BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION, Nichols Hall, Evanston, Illinois.  Sponsored by the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the American Liszt Society.  Liszt/ Die Drei Zigeuner (with Denise Gamez, mezzo-soprano);  O Lieb (with Carolyn Hart, soprano);  Reminiscences de Norma (two-piano version, with Caroline Hong, piano).
  • NOVEMBER 15, 2014  --  HAYDN/ THE CREATION, John Nelson conducting.  Wheaton College Symphony Orchestra, combined choirs and guest soloists.  Continuo fortepianist.
  • JANUARY 30, 2015  --  SOLO PIANO RECITAL, Wheaton College Conservatory Faculty Series.  Musique Française.  The Twelve Etudes of Claude Debussy;  works of Messiaen and César Franck.
  • FEBRUARY 7, 2015  --  SOLO RECITAL AND MASTER-CLASS, MacPhail Center for Music, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
PROFESSIONAL SCHEDULE, 2013-2014

  • JUNE 14, 2013  --  MASTERWORKS FESTIVAL CHAMBER MUSIC WEEK CONCERT, Rodeheaver Auditorium, Winona Lake, Indiana.  Mozart/ Piano Quartet in E-flat, K. 493, with Michael O'Gieblyn, violin;  Lindsey Gamble, viola;  Kyung-Nam Oh, cello.
  • JUNE 15, 2013  --  MASTERWORKS FESTIVAL CHAMBER MUSIC WEEK CONCERT, Rodeheaver Auditorium, Winona Lake, Indiana.  Dvorak/ Dumky, Op. 90, with Caroline Chehade, violin;  Kyung-Nam Oh, cello.
  • JULY 7 - JULY 14, 2013  --  MASTERWORKS FESTIVAL, Winona Lake, Indiana.  In residence for teaching and performing.
  • JULY 10, 2013  --  MASTERWORKS FESTIVAL.  Solo recital.  Mozart/ Gluck Variations, K. 455;  Debussy/ Etudes:  Pour les Arpèges Composés, Pour les Sonorités Opposées, Pour les Cinq Doigts;  Jacob Bancks/ Antiphonale I:  The Feast of Saint Michael the Archangel. 
  • JULY 25, 2013  --  SOLO RECITAL AT DAKOTA SKY INTERNATIONAL PIANO FESTIVAL, Sioux Falls, South Dakota.  Mozart/ Gluck Variations, K. 455;  Debussy/ Etudes:  Pour les Arpèges Composés, Pour les Sonorités Opposées, Pour les Cinq Doigts;  Jacob Bancks/ Antiphonale I:  The Feast of Saint Michael the Archangel;  Schumann/ Sonata in F-sharp Minor, Op. 11.
  • JULY 26 - 27, 2013  --  IN RESIDENCE AT DAKOTA SKY INTERNATIONAL PIANO FESTIVAL, Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
  • OCTOBER 12, 2013  --  CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OUTREACH CONCERT, Merit School of Music, Chicago.  Recital with Max Raimi, viola.  Works of Schubert, Bridge, Raimi.
  • NOVEMBER 15, 2013  (Friday)  --  SOLOIST WITH WHEATON COLLEGE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, DANIEL SOMMERVILLE, CONDUCTOR.  Edman Chapel.  Brahms/ Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 83.
  • FEBRUARY 1, 2014  --  CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OUTREACH CONCERT, Merit School of Music, Chicago.  With Max Raimi, viola;  John Bruce Yeh, clarinet.  Works of Mozart and Raimi.
  • FEBRUARY 21, 2014  --  SOLO PIANO RECITAL, Wheaton College Conservatory Faculty Series.  Assisted by Denise Gamez, mezzo-soprano.  Works of Debussy, Liszt, Gershwin, Porter, Kern.
  • MARCH 29, 2014  --  ADJUDICATOR, EMILIO DEL ROSARIO COMPETITION, semi-finals.  Harper College, Palatine, Illinois.

PROFESSIONAL SCHEDULE, 2012-2013 (HIGHLIGHTS)

  • MAY 7, 2012  --  CHICAGO CELLO SOCIETY COMPOSERS CONCERT, Nichols Concert Hall, Evanston, Illinois.  Linc Smelser, cello.  Max Raimi/ Eyn Mol (Variations, 2001).  
  • MAY 20, 2012  --  2012 AMERICAN LISZT SOCIETY FESTIVAL, Beall Concert Hall, University of Oregon, Eugene.  With Alexander Djordjevic, piano.  Liszt/ Concerto pathétique.
  • OCTOBER 1, 2012  --  VIOLA RECITAL, Wheaton College Conservatory Faculty Series.  Rose Armbrust Griffin, viola.  Program to include works of Clarke, Piazzolla.
  • NOVEMBER 21, 2012  --  VIOLIN RECITAL, DAME MYRA HESS CONCERT SERIES, Chicago Cultural Center, with live broadcast on WFMT-FM.  Jessica Mathaes, violin.  Works by Schumann, Korngold, Vaughan Williams, Brahms.
  • DECEMBER 10, 2012  --  CHAMBER MUSIC RECITAL, FACULTY RECITAL SERIES, Pierce Chapel, Wheaton College.  Linc Smelser, cello.  Martinu/ Second Sonata;  Max Raimi/ Eyn Mol (Variations).
  • APRIL 5, 2013  --  SOLO RECITAL, PIANO CELEBRATION SERIES, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas.  Jacob Bancks/ Antiphonale I:  Feast of Saint Michael the Archangel (2011);  Schumann/ Sonata in F-sharp Minor, Op. 11.
  • APRIL 20, 2013  --  SOLOIST WITH WHEATON COLLEGE SYMPHONIC BAND, Timothy Yontz, conductor.  Gershwin/ Rhapsody in Blue.
  • APRIL 28, 2013  --  CHAMBER CONCERT, DEMPSTER STREET PRO MUSICA, Space, 1245 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Illinois.  Lei Hou, violin;  Stephen Balderston, cello;  Michael Hennoch, oboe.  Rachmaninov/ Vocalise;  Glazunov/ Serenade Espagnol;  Shostakovich/ Trio No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 67.

PROFESSIONAL SCHEDULE, 2011-2012 (HIGHLIGHTS)

  • JULY 4, 2011  --  SOLO PIANO RECITAL, MasterWorks Festival, Winona Lake Indiana.  Bach/ Toccata in G, BWV 916;  Richard Danielpour/ Piano Fantasy (2008);  Musorgsky/ Pictures at an Exhibition.
  • AUGUST 5, 2011  --  RESOUNDING JOY:  BENEFIT CONCERT FOR NO LONGER ALONE MINISTRIES, Lancaster Mennonite High School Performing Arts Center, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.  Carolyn Hart, soprano.  Bach-Hess/ Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring;   Schumann-Liszt/ Widmung;  Mayerl/ Autumn Crocus;  Musorgsky/ Pictures at an Exhibition;  music for voice and piano by Bach, Schumann, Rodrigo, Mark Hayes, Malotte, Rachmaninov. 
  • OCTOBER 21, 2011  --  SOLO PIANO RECITAL, Conservatory Faculty Series, Pierce Chapel, Wheaton College.  Pilgrimages: Commemorating Franz Liszt (1811-1886).  Bach/ Toccata in G, BWV 916;  Jacob Bancks/ Antiphonale I (first performance);  Liszt/ Deuxième Année de Pèlerinage (complete).
  • OCTOBER 30, 2011  --  SOLO PIANO RECITAL, Trinity Church, Livonia, Michigan.  Program:  see October 21, 2011.
  • NOVEMBER  18, 2011  --  SOLO PIANO RECITAL, Goodrich Chapel, Albion College, Albion, Michigan.  Program:  see October 21, 2011.
  • DECEMBER 15, 2011  --  ADJUDICATOR, University of Michigan Piano Concerto Competition, Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
  • JANUARY 8, 2012  --  CHICAGO CHAMBER ORCHESTRA CONCERT, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago, Illinois.  Sung Hoon Mo, piano.  Mendelssohn/ Andante and Allegro Brillante for Piano Four-Hands, Op. 92.
  • FEBRUARY 13, 2012  --  WHEATON COMPOSERS, Conservatory Faculty Series, Pierce Chapel, Wheaton College.  David M. Gordon/ Diclavis Enorma.
  • FEBRUARY 20, 2012  --  GUEST PIANO RECITAL, University of Colorado at Boulder.  Program:  see October 21, 2011.

PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS SINCE 2003

 2010-2011

  • MAY 23, 2010  --  BEIJING MODERN MUSIC FESTIVAL 2010, Beijing Central Conservatory of Music.  Chamber concert with the MasterWorks Ensemble.  Patrick Kavanaugh/ Words of Light and Illumination (premiere);  Lowell Liebermann/ Piano Trio, No. 2, Op. 77;  Aleksander Peçi/ Three Albanian Dances;  Xiaogang Ye/ Piano Trio, Op. 59.
  • SEPTEMBER 10, 2010  --  VOS FAMILY PIANO DEDICATION RECITAL, Edman Chapel, Wheaton College.  Samuel Hsu, piano.  Schubert/ Rondo in A Major, D. 951, for piano, four hands.
  • SEPTEMBER 19, 2010  --  SELAH CONCERT SERIES, College Church, Wheaton, Illinois.  Kara Bancks, clarinet;  Austin Wulliman, violin;  Paula Kosower, cello.  Messiaen/ Quartet for the End of Time.
  • OCTOBER 3 and 9;  NOVEMBER 12, 2010  --  SOLO PIANO RECITALS, Steinway of Chicago;  Northwestern College, Saint Paul, Minnesota;  University of Alaska at Anchorage.  Sehnsucht:  Music of Robert Schumann.  Abegg Variations, Op. 1;  Humoreske, Op. 20;  Blumenstück, Op. 19;  Sonata in F-sharp Minor, Op. 11.
  • DECEMBER 16, 2010  --  PIANOFORTE FOUNDATION BEETHOVEN FESTIVAL, BROADCAST LIVE ON WFMT-FM.  Beethoven/ Sonata in G Major, Op. 31, No. 1.   
  • FEBRUARY 27, 2011  --  CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES, Fullerton Hall, Art Institute of Chicago. The Reingewirtz Band.  Max Raimi, viola;  Bach/ Violin Sonata in A, BWV 1015 with Rong-Yan Tang, violin;  Max Raimi/ Eyn Mol (Variations) with Jonathan Pegis, cello., and Jewish Folksongs with Max Raimi, viola and Jonathan Pegis, cello.  
  • MARCH 28, 2011  --  PIANO RECITAL, ORANGE AND BLUE SERIES, Pierce Chapel, Wheaton College.  Beethoven/ Sonata in G Major, Op. 31, No. 1;  Richard Danielpour/ Piano Fantasy (2008);  Musorgsky/ Pictures at an Exhibition. 

2009-2010

  • OCTOBER 18 and 25, 2009  --  CHAMBER MUSIC WITH SAMUEL MAGAD AND ROBERT WATERS, VIOLINS;  ROBERT SWAN, VIOLA;  STEPHEN BALDERSTON, CELLO.  Congregation Rodfei Zedek, Chicago;  DePaul University Concert Hall, Chicago.  Mozart/ Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, K. 493;  Shostakovich/ Piano Quintet.
  • OCTOBER 31, 2009  --  MASTERWORKS PIANO QUARTET, St. John’s Church, Pembroke, Bermuda.  Gert Kumi, violin;  Terry Langford, viola;  Barbara Kavanaugh, cello.  Mozart/ Piano Quartet in E-flat, K. 493 (finale);  Schumann-Liszt/ Frühlingsnacht, Widmung;  Brahms/ Piano Quartet in G Minor, Op. 25 (finale);  Schumann/ Piano Quartet in E-flat, Op. 47.  (Also performed excerpts of this program at various Bermudian schools, and participated in a Hymn Celebration at the Willowbank Hotel, November 1, 2009.)
  • JANUARY 25 and FEBRUARY 2, 2010  --  SOLO PIANO RECITAL, ORANGE AND BLUE SERIES, Pierce Chapel, Wheaton College;  Florida State University, Tallahassee.  “For Clara:  Music of Robert Schumann.”  ABEGG Variations, Op. 1;  Humoreske, Op. 20;  Blumenstücke, Op. 19;  Sonata in F-sharp Minor, Op. 11.
  • FEBRUARY 14, 2010  --  SELAH CONCERT SERIES, College Church, Wheaton, Illinois.  Michelle Areyzaga, soprano;  Denise Gamez, mezzo-soprano.  Solos and duets by J. S. Bach, Schumann, Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky, Turina, Saint-Saëns, Viardot, Lippé, Bernstein, Dougherty, Rodgers.  
  • MARCH 18, 2010  --  MARTIN CANIN EIGHTIETH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION, Steinway Hall, New York City.  Schumann/ Blumenstücke, Op. 19.  Other performers included Madeline Hsu Forte, Sean Botkin, Min Kwon, Gloria Chuang, Quynh Hguyen, Jon Klibonoff, Gwhyneth Chen, and Thomas Sauer.
  • MARCH 20, 2010  --  FESTIVAL OF VOICES, ARTIST SERIES AT WHEATON COLLEGE.  Edman Chapel, 8 p.m.  Laura Gibson, Carolyn Hart, Sylvia McNair, Jennifer Rossetti, Alexandra Sapan, sopranos;  Denise Gamez, Anita Krause, Blythe Merrifield, Chris Elaine Staffel, Wendy White, mezzo-sopranos;  Daniel Buchanan, Michael Steinberger, tenors;  Will Liverman, Richard Zeller, baritones;  Stephen Morscheck, bass-baritone;  Brian Jauhiainen, bass;  Matthew Gemmill, piano.  Works by J. S. Bach, Brahms,  Canteloube, Rossini, Bizet, Dvorak, Mozart, Bolcom, Sondheim, Bernstein.
  • APRIL 10, 2010  --  AMERICAN LISZT SOCIETY FESTIVAL, University of Nebraska at Lincoln.  Schumann/ Sonata in F-sharp Minor, Op. 11.

2008-2009

  • JULY 16, 2008  --  RECITAL WITH LEONARDO ALTINO, CELLIST.  MasterWorks Festival, Winona Lake, Indiana.  Program:  Frank Bridge/ Cello Sonata;  Poulenc/ Cello Sonata.  Cassado/ Requiebros.
  • OCTOBER 2 and NOVEMBER 3, 2008  --  LECTURE-RECITALS WITH CAROLYN HART, SOPRANO.  North Park University and University of Chicago Composers Forum, Chicago.  George Crumb/ Apparition.
  • JANUARY 25, 2009  --  VIOLIN RECITAL WITH PAUL VANDERWERF, 3 p.m., Northminster Presbyterian Church, Evanston, Illinois.  Beethoven/ Sonata in A, Op. 47 (“Kreutzer”);  Saint-Saëns/ Sonata in D Minor, Op. 75.
  • FEBRUARY 3, 2009  --  SOLO PIANO RECITAL, ORANGE AND BLUE SERIES, 8 p.m., Pierce Chapel, Wheaton College.  Recital commemorating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Felix Mendelssohn.  Program:  Mendelssohn/ Prelude and Fugue in E Minor, Op. 35, No. 1;  Olivier Messiaen/ Le traquet rieur;  Debussy/ Masques, D’un cahier d’esquisses, L’isle joyeuse;  Fauré/ Nocturne in B Minor, Op. 119;  Mendelssohn/ Sonata in E, Op. 6;  Liszt/ Paraphrase on the Wedding March and Elfin Dance from Mendelssohn’s Midsummer Night’s Dream.

2007-2008

  • MAY 11, 2007  --  SPRING CHAMBER CONCERT, NORTHMOOR COUNTRY CLUB, Highland Park, Illinois.  Samuel Magad, violin;  Stephen Balderston, cello.  Mendelssohn/ Trio No. 1 in D Minior, Op. 49;  Brahms/ Trio No. 1 in B Major, Op. 8.
  • JUNE 3, JULY 13, SEPTEMBER 5-7, 2007  -- PERFORMANCES OF MESSIAEN/ VISIONS DE L’AMEN AND WORKS BY JOHN ADAMS AND WILLIAM BOLCOM.  With Alexander Djordjevic, pianist, at College Church in Wheaton, MasterWorks Festival, University of Illinois, University of Louisville, and Middle Tennessee State University.  
  • OCTOBER 9 and 11, 2007  --  MUSIC FOR SOPRANO, MEZZO-SOPRANO AND PIANO.  Carolyn Hart, soprano;  Denise Gamez, mezzo-soprano.  Northern Illlinois University School of Music, and Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI.  Works of Bach, Handel, Rachmaninov, Bortkiewicz, Brahms, Strauss-Dohnanyi, Argento, Laitman.
  • OCTOBER 21, 2007  --  REMBRANDT CHAMBER PLAYERS.  3 p.m., Music Institute of Chicago, Evanston, IL.  “IF MUSIC BE THE FOOD OF LOVE, PLAY  ON.”  J. Lawrie Bloom, clarinet;  Keith Conant, viola;  Barbara Haffner, cello;  Sandra Morgan, flute;  Yuan-Qing Yu, violin.  Richard Danielpour/ Troubadour’s Feast;  Schumann/ Piano Quartet in E-flat, Op. 47.
  • NOVEMBER 13, 2007  --  ORANGE AND BLUE ONSTAGE:  COMPOSITION RECITAL.  8 p.m., Pierce Chapel, Wheaton College.  David M. Gordon/ The Serpentine Harp  for harpsichord in 1/2-comma meantone temperament (first performance).
  • NOVEMBER 28, 2007  --  CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ALL-ACCESS CHAMBER SERIES. 6:30 p.m., Buntrock Hall, Symphony Center.  Nathan Cole, violin;  Jonathan Pegis, cello.  Debussy/ Cello Sonata;  Shostakovich/ Piano Trio No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 67.
  • DECEMBER 2, 2007  --  CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CHAMBER SERIES AT THE ART INSTITUTE.  2 p.m., Fullerton Hall, Art Institute of Chicago.  “THE KNIGHTS OF TONALITY.”  Mathieu Dufour, flute.  Max Raimi/ Flute Sonata (2007, first performance).
  • FEBRUARY 8, 2008  --  ORANGE AND BLUE ONSTAGE:  VOICE RECITAL.  8 p.m., Pierce Chapel, Wheaton College.  Carolyn Hart, soprano;  Denise Gamez, mezzo-soprano;  Gerard Sundberg, baritone.  Strauss/ Eight Songs, Op. 10;  Brahms/ Three Duets;  Argento/ Miss Manners on Music;  Lori Laitman/ Dreaming.
  • APRIL 7, 2008  --  TWO-PIANO RECITAL WITH ALEXANDER DJORDJEVIC:  ARTS IN THE MORNING, sponsored by the Community School of the Arts.  9:30 a.m., Pierce Chapel, Wheaton College.  Schumann-Debussy/ Canonic Studies;  Chopin/ Rondo in C, Op. 73;  Lutoslawski/ Variations on a Theme of Paganini;  Liszt/ Reminiscences de Don Juan. 

2006-2007

  • MAY 21, 2006  --  VOCAL CHAMBER RECITAL, AMERICAN CHURCH IN PARIS, FRANCE.  Carolyn Hart, Denise Gamez.  Vocal works of Handel, Mozart, Rachmaninov, Poulenc, Offenbach, Délibes;  Solo piano music by Schumann, Schumann-Liszt, Mayerl.
  • JUNE 16, 2006  --  FAZIOLI SALON SERIES, BROADCAST LIVE ON WFMT-FM.  PianoForte Chicago, 420 South Michigan Avenue.  Schumann/ Allegro, Op. 8;  Schumann-Liszt/ “Widmung,” “Frühlingsnacht;”  Schumann/ Faschingsschwank aus Wien, Op. 26.  Also interviews with Peter Whorf.    
  • JANUARY 14, 2007  --  SOLO PIANO RECITAL, ST. JOHN U.C.C., FREEPORT, ILLINOIS.  Sponsored by Stateline Music Foundation.  Postcards from Vienna:  Haydn/ Variations on “Gott Erhalte;”  Schubert/ Sonata in D, D. 850;  Ravel/ Valses nobles et sentimentales;  Schoenberg/ Piano Piece, Op. 11, No. 1;  Brahms/ Intermezzo in A, Op. 118, No. 2;  Strauss-Dohnanyi/ Du und Du Waltzes.
  • JANUARY 21, 2007  --  2007 WINTER CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illilnois.  Messiaen/ Quatuor pour la fin du temps with Steven Cohen, clarinet;  Blair Milton, violin;  Stephen Balderston, cello.  (Also on the program:  music by Thomas Adès and the Silk Road Ensemble.)
  • JANUARY 24, 2007  --  SOLO PIANO RECITAL, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PLATTEVILLE.  Postcards from Vienna:   Haydn/ Variations on “Gott Erhalte;”  Schubert/ Sonata in D, D. 850;  Ravel/ Valses nobles et sentimentales;  Schoenberg/ Piano Pieces, Op. 11;  Strauss-Dohnanyi/ Du und Du Waltzes.
  • JANUARY 26, 2007  --  SOLO PIANO RECITAL, ORANGE AND BLUE ON STAGE, Barrows Auditorium.  Postcards from Vienna:  same program as January 24, 2007.
  • FEBRUARY 4, 2007  --  SCHUBERTIADE CHICAGO, PianoForte Chicago, Fine Arts Building.  Schubert/ Sonata in D, D. 850. 
  • MARCH 18, 2007  --  CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES, Fullerton Hall, Art Institute of Chicago.  Chamber Soloists of Chicago:  Yuan-Qing Yu, violin;  Jonathan Pegis, cello;  Gregory Smith, clarinet.  Stravinsky/ Suite from L’histoire du soldat;  Tchaikovsky/ Piano Trio, Op. 50.
  • MARCH 30, 2007  --  TWO-PIANO RECITAL WITH ALEXANDER DJORDJEVIC, ORANGE AND BLUE ON STAGE, Pierce Chapel.  “HALLELUJAH/AMEN:”  William Bolcom/ Through Eden’s Gates;  John Adams/ Hallelujah Junction;  Olivier Messiaen/ Visions de l’Amen. 
2005-2006
  • SEPTEMBER 26, 2005  --  SOLO PIANO RECITAL, FACULTY RECITAL SERIES, Pierce Chapel.  “Remembering Schumann:  A Sonata Evening.”  Allegro, Op. 8;  Sonata for the Young, Op. 118b;  Faschingsschwank aus Wien, Op. 26;  Sonata in F-sharp Minor, Op. 11.
  • OCTOBER 22, 2005  --  SOLO RECITAL, KENT KEYBOARD SERIES AT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY, Kent, Ohio.  “Remembering Schumann:  A Sonata Evening.”  
  • NOVEMBER  6, 2005  --  “BACH TO THE FUTURE:”  VOCAL CHAMBER MUSIC WITH CAROLYN HART AND DENISE GAMEZ.  Benefit for the Wheaton Grand Theater, Wheaton Historical Society.  Works of Bach, Brahms, Schumann-Liszt, Mahler, Mayerl, Bernstein, Offenbach, Délibes.
  • NOVEMBER 18, 2005  --  RECITAL WITH JOHN SHARP, CELLO  --  Northmoor Country Club Fall Chamber Music Concert, Highland Park, Illinois.  Mendelssohn/ Song Without Words, Op. 109;  Ravel/ Pièce en forme de Habanera;  Popper/ Mazurka, Op. 11, No. 3;  Franck/ Sonata.
  • DECEMBER 6, 2005  --  OPENING CONCERT OF  THE 2006 WINTER CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.  Shostakovich/ Cello Sonata, Op. 40 with Stephen Balderston.  Concert also included works of Mozart and Mendelsoshn with Pinchas Zukerman, violin and friends.
  • JANUARY 27, 2006  --  FACULTY RECITAL SERIES:  MOZART 250th BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION, Barrows Auditorium.  “An Chloë,” “Als Luise die Briefe,” “Exsultate jubilate” with Carolyn Hart, soprano.  Ten Variations on “Unser dummer pöbel meint,” K. 455, done in collaboration with a lecture on Mozart and Karl Barth by Mark A. Husbands.
  • MARCH 4, 2006  --  CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ALL-ACCESS CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES, Grainger Ballroom, Symphony Center.  All-Brahms with Chamber Soloists of Chicago:  Yuan-Qing Yu, violin;  Jonathan Pegis, cello;  Gregory Smith, clarinet.  Program:  Scherzo from FAE Sonata;  Clarinet Trio, Op. 114;  Trio in B Major, Op. 8 (revised version).
  • MARCH 14, 2006  --  FACULTY RECITAL SERIES:  LEE JOINER, VIOLIN.  Schumann/ Sonata No. 2 in D Minor, Op. 121.
  • APRIL 22, 2006  --  FACULTY RECITAL SERIES:  STEPHEN MORSCHECK, BASS.  Mozart/ Così dunque tradisci;  Schumann/ Liederkreis Nach Heine, Op. 24;  Liszt/ Le vieux vagabond;  Liszt/ Gastibelza;  Kenneth Mahy/ Four Love Songs;  Flanders and Swann/ Three Animal Songs.

2004-2005

  • AUGUST 4, 8 and 11, 2004  --  BLUE MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL, CARLISLE, PA.  Chamber music recitals.  Schubert/ Notturno with Ileana Ciumac, violin and Ulrich Boeckheler, cello;  Mahler/ Piano Quartet with Laura Kobayashi, violin, Che-Yen Chen, viola and Ulrich Boeckheler, cello;  Brahms/ Sonata in F Minior, Op. 120, No. 1 with Che-Yen Chen, viola.  Rachmaninov/ Trio in G Minor (1892) with Ileana Ciumac, violin and Ulrich Boeckheler, cello;  Shostakovich/ Concertino for Two Pianos, Op. 94 with Luba Sindler, piano.  Duruflé/ Prélude, Récitatif et Variations, Op. 3 with Marie Herseth Kenote, flute and Peter Kenote, viola.
  • OCTOBER 2, 2004  --  VOCAL CHAMBER MUSIC RECITAL WITH CAROLYN HART, SOPRANO;  DENISE GAMEZ, MEZZO-SOPRANO.  Donell Library Center, New York City.  Works of Bach, Haydn, Mahler, Schumann, Brahms, Payne, Liszt, Rossini.  
  • NOVEMBER 22, 2004  --  FACULTY RECITAL SERIES.  Cello recital with Stephen Balderston, assisted by Tanya Lesinsky Carey.  Bach/ Gamba Sonata in G Minor;  Menotti/ Suite for Two Cellos;  Beethoven/ Sonata in C, Op. 102, No. 1;  Shostakovich/ Sonata in D Minor, Op. 40.
  • NOVEMBER 30, 2004  --  GUEST RECITAL WITH STEPHEN BALDERSTON, CELLO, SURSA HALL AT BALL STATE UNIVERSITY, Muncie, Indiana.  Bach/ Gamba Sonata in G Minor;  Beethoven/ Sonata in C, Op. 102, No. 1;  Raimi/ Eyn Mol;  Rachmaninov/ Sonata in G Minor, Op. 19.  
  • JANUARY 30, 2005  --  SACRED CONCERT WITH STEPHEN MORSCHECK, BASS.  Evening service at Ward Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Northville, MI.  Also provided special music in four morning services.
  • FEBRUARY 20, 2005  --  HOUSE CONCERT WITH PRINCIPALS OF ENSEMBLE ORCHESTRALE DE PARIS, Wheaton, Illinois.  Work of Vivaldi with Eckhard Rudolph, double bass;  works of Fauré and Brahms with Guillaume Paoletti, cello.
  • FEBRUARY 25-26, 2005  --  ARTIST SERIES AT WHEATON COLLEGE:  HANDEL’S MESSIAH.  Continuo harpsichordist with Wheaton College Symphony Orchestra, conductor John Nelson, and soloists Twyla Robinson, soprano;  Daniel Taylor, countertenor;  Ben Heppner, tenor;  Gerard Sundberg, bass.
  • APRIL 19, 2005  -- RECITAL WITH STEPHEN BALDERSTON, CELLIST.  DePaul University Faculty Recital Series, Chicago.  Beethoven/ 12 Variations on a Theme of Mozart;  Schubert/ “Arpeggione” Sonata;  Shostakovich/ Sonata in D Minor, Op. 40.
  • MAY 22, 2005  --  RECITAL WITH STEPHEN BALDERSTON, CELLIST.  Historical Piano Concerts from the Frederick Collection of European Grand Pianos, Ashburnham, MA.  1839 Erard piano.  Schumann/ Fantasiestücke/ Op. 73;  Mendelssohn/ Sonata in D, Op. 58;  Franchomme/ Nocturne in D, Op. 114, No. 2;  Chopin/ Sonata in G Minor, Op. 65.
2003-2004
  • SEPTEMBER 2, 2003  --  FACULTY RECITAL SERIES:  STEPHEN MORSCHECK, BASS.  Bach;  Vivaldi;  Schubert/ Schwanengesang, Book I;  Thomas;  Fauré/ L’horizon chimerique;  Stanford/ Songs of the Sea.
  • OCTOBER 7, 2003  --  MUSIC OF JACOB BANCKS, WHEATON COLLEGE.  World premiere performance of Lost at Sea  for solo piano (written for and dedicated to Daniel Paul Horn).   
  • OCTOBER 17 and 21, 2003  --  GUEST ARTIST RECITALS, TAYLOR UNIVERSITY, UPLAND, IN;  SOUTHERN IILINOIS UNIVERSITY AT CARBONDALE.  Mozart/ Adagio, K. 540;  Schumann/ Davidsbündlertänze, Op. 6;  Prokofiev/ Second Sonata;  Jacob Bancks/ Lost at Sea;  Debussy/ L’isle joyeuse.
  • NOVEMBER 8, 2003  --  RECITAL WITH STEPHEN BALDERSTON, CELLIST.  DePaul University Faculty Recital Series.  Works of Valentini-Piatti, Franck.
  • NOVEMBER 23, 2003  --  --  COLLEGE CHURCH SUNDAY AFTERNOON CONCERT SERIES, Wheaton, IL.  With Stephen Balderston, cellist.  Works of Rochberg, Franck.
  • JANUARY 17, 2004  --  RECITAL WITH GERARD SUNDBERG, BARITONE.  Calvary Bible College, Kansas City, MO.  Vocal and piano works by Bach, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Schumann-Liszt, Jacob Bancks, Vaughan Williams, others.
  • JANUARY 26, 2004  --  FACULTY RECITAL SERIES:  MUSIC OF GEORGE CRUMB.  Crumb/ Apparition with Carolyn Hart, soprano;  lecture-demonstration.
  • FEBRUARY 1, 2004  --  CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES, Grainger Ballroom, Symphony Center, Chicago.  Chicago Pro Musica.  Music by Max Raimi, Alfred Quensel, Willard Elliot with Max Raimi, viola;  John Bruce Yeh, clarinet;  Richard Graef, flute.    
  • FEBRUARY 14, 2004  --  RECITAL WITH STEPHEN BALDERSTON, CELLIST.  Megan Balderston and Denise Gamez, assisting artists.  DePaul University Faculty Recital Series.  Works of Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Jake Heggie, Astor Piazzolla, Rachmaninov.
  • FEBRUARY 28, 2004  --  SOLOIST WITH WHEATON COLLEGE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, DANIEL SOMMERVILLE CONDUCTOR.  EDMAN CHAPEL.  Beethoven/ Concerto No. 4 in G, Op. 58.
  • MARCH 7, 2004  --  CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES AT ART INSTITUTE OF CHCAGO.  Chamber Soloists of Chicago:  Gregory Smith, clarinet;  Yuan-Qing Yu, violin;  Stephen Balderston, cello.  Hindemith/ Clarinet Quartet;  Schubert/ Piano Trio in E-flat, D. 929.  
  • MARCH 14, 2004  --  FIRST PERFORMANCE OF DANIEL KELLOGG/ CHILDREN OF GOD for soprano, mezzo-soprano, children’s chorus, string quartet and piano.  With Robin Wiper, Denise Gamez, Azmari Quartet, members of the College Church Choir, Charles King conducting.  Commissioned by Soli Deo Gloria.  College Church, Wheaton.
  • MAY 21, 2004  --  BENEFIT RECITAL FOR HABITAT FOR HUMANITY, American Church, Paris, France.  Carolyn Hart, soprano;  Denise Gamez, mezzo-soprano.  Works of Bach, Mozart, Mahler, Schumann, Brahms, Payne, Liszt, Rossini.


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