Faculty, Alumni & Friends Performances

Chamber music and solo performances by our faculty artists, alumni and guest musicians. Join us for an exciting season of “music excellence for everyone!”
MUSIC MASTERS SERIES Opening Night—All Bach! A “Thank You” Concert
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 • 7 p.m. • Wilmington Concert Hall • $10/5 Buy tickets online!
Bach Brandenburg Concertos No. 3, BWV 1048 and No. 5, BWV 1050
Bach Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067
Bach Violin Concerto in E Major, BWV 1042
Violins Christof Richter (concertmaster), Lingchin Liao, Lionel Thomas, Lisa Vaupel (guest), Diego Villamil, Stefan Xhori; Violas Sheila Browne (guest), Nina Cottman, Marka Stepper (guest); Cellos Eric Coyne, Jennifer Crowell Stomberg, Dr. Lawrence Stomberg; Bass Arthur Marks (guest), Flute Dr. Lynne Cooksey; Harpsichord Tracy Richardson; Conductor Simeone Tartaglione
Autumn Leaves
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 • 7:30 p.m. • Avenue United Methodist Church, Milford • Free Original Jazz Duets for electric guitar and keyboard
Luigi Arditi Il Bacio for soprano and guitar
Debussy Selections from Images Book I
J. Andrew Dickenson The Calling for soprano and guitar
Dvořák Romance for violin and piano
Gounod Je Veux Vivre for soprano and guitar
Joseph Kosma Autumn Leaves for soprano and guitar
Saint-Saëns Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso for violin and piano
Tchaikovsky/Rachmaninoff Lullaby, Op. 16, No. 1
Midnight Moon (Yeonjune Suh soprano, J. Andrew Dickenson guitar), Second Opinion Jazz Duo, Lotus Cheng piano, Eliezer Gutman violin, Liliya Maslov piano, Dr. Oleg Maslov piano
PianoPalooza!
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 • 7 p.m. • Wilmington Concert Hall • $10/5 Brahms Capriccio in F# minor, Op. 76, No. 1
David Auldon Brown Mythic Tale (2017)
Jennifer N. Campbell Variations on Amazing Grace (2017)
Chopin Barcarolle, Op. 60
Debussy La Cathedrale engloutie from Preludes and Jardin sous la pluie, from Estampes
Liszt En reve (In a Dream)
MoszKowski Étincelles (Sparks), Op. 36, No. 6
Piazzolla/P. Petrof Winter from The Four Seasons for two pianos
Rachmaninoff Variations on a Theme of Corelli, Op. 42
Schumann Variationen über den Namen Abegg, Op. 1
Richard Wagner/M. Reger Isolde’s Liebestad from “Tristan und Isolde” for two pianos
Pianists David Brown, Jennifer N. Campbell, Richard Gangwisch, Liliya Maslov, Dr. Oleg Maslov, Dr. Holly Roadfeldt
Lynne, Lotus & Friends
A Tribute to Dr. Lynne Cooksey in her Retirement Year and Lotus Cheng on her 35th Anniversary!
Sunday, December 17, 2017 • 3 p.m. • Wilmington Concert Hall • $10/5 Hue Fantasie
Rota Trio for flute, violin and piano
Schubert Introduction and Variations for flute and piano
And more
Dr. Lynne Cooksey flute, Lotus Cheng piano, Donna DeLaurentis piano
Bohemians—Serafin String Quartet & Friends
Benefits the Anthony G. Simmons Scholarship Fund and Annual Scholarships
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 • 7 p.m. • Wilmington Concert Hall • $10/5 Dvořák Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 81
Piazzolla/arr. by Bragato Oblivion for violin, cello and piano
Joaquin Turina Piano Trio No. 2, Op. 76
Wieniawski Variations on an Original Theme for violin and piano
Serafin String Quartet, Jennifer N. Campbell piano, Genia Maslov violin, Liliya Maslov piano, Jennifer Crowell Stomberg cello, Diego Villamil violin, Hiroko Yamazaki piano
Good Vibes & Winter Winds
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 • 7 p.m. • Wilmington Concert Hall • $10/5 Various arr. Braddock Medley of TV Heroines of the 1960s and 70s
J. E. Barat Andante & Scherzo for trumpet and piano
Beatles Two Selections for vibraphone
Haydn Trio 1 in C major Hob. IV:1 for flute, violin and cello
Bohuslav Martinů Trio for flute, cello and piano
Anthony Plog Fanfare for Two Trumpets
Alan Ridout The Emperor and the Bird of Paradise for flute and narrator
Stravinsky Fanfare for a New Theatre
Pegasus Trio, Dr. Donna Beech piano, Melinda Bowman flute, Jacob Colby violin, Matthew Genders guest cello, Rowena Gutana cello, Augustine Mercante narrator, Malcolm McDuffee trumpet, Wesley Morton vibraphone, Dr. Paula Nelson flute, Jay Snyder trumpet
Heart Strings
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 • 7 p.m. • Wilmington Concert Hall • $10/5 Brahms Sonata Violin Sonata No. 2, Op. 100
Fuchs Piano Quartet No. 2, Op. 75
Shostakovich Cello Sonata, Op. 40
Nagoya Piano Quartet, Lingchin Liao violin, Yibin Chen Olazcuaga guest piano, Dr. Holly Roadfeldt piano, Dr. Lawrence Stomberg cello
A Breath of Spring
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 • 7:30 p.m. • Avenue United Methodist Church, Milford • Free Brahms Horn Trio, Op. 40
Grieg Violin Sonata No. 3, Op. 45
Various Selections of songs and arias
Dr. Colin Armstrong bass baritone, Amos Fayette violin, Sara Hoffman horn, Liliya Maslov piano, Augustine Mercante countertenor, Marybeth Miller soprano, Joanne Ward soprano
ALUMNI CONCERT SERIES Honoring David Brown—Celebrating 50 Years of Inspiration
Saturday, April 21, 2018 • 7 p.m. • Wilmington Concert Hall • $10/5 Join us for a concert commemorating pianist and composer David Brown’s 50 years at The Music School of Delaware. Welcome back alumni and join current students, faculty and friends in honoring both Mr. Brown and his works!
Awards and Alumni Recital
—Presenting the Next Generations on the Music School Stage

Friday, May 18, 2018 • 7 p.m. • Wilmington Concert Hall • $10/5 Merit scholarship award winners, certificate program recipients and graduating seniors will be recognized at this special event. Three merit scholars will perform on this special concert and will be joined by three alums: violinist Nathan Lowman, cellist Julia Marks and violinist Alexis Meschter. Join us in celebrating the next generations of exceptional musicians! A reception follows.

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