Saturday, June 3, 7:30 p.m.
The Slippery Rock Trio
Violin, Cello, Piano
Warren Davidson, conductor of the Slippery Rock Symphony Orchestra, Paula Tuttle, graduate of Eastman School of Music and faculty at Carnegie Mellon and Duquesne University, and Dr. Nanette Kaplan Solomon, with music degrees from Yale and Boston University. Works by Mozart, Mendelssohn, and Frank Martin.
Saturday, June 10, 7:30 p.m.
The Monongahela Trio
Flute, Cello, Piano
Dorothy Skidmore, a Fulbright grant winner, William Skidmore, professor of cello at WVU, and Carol Beall, former soloist with the Eastman Wind Ensemble, have performed together since 1994. Works by J. S. Bach, George Crumb, and Sergei Rachmaninov.
Saturday, June 17, 7:30 p.m.
Hasse Borup & Mary Kathleen Ernst
Dr. Borup has performed extensively throughout Europe and the U.S., and was the first Dane to win the prestigious International Yamaha Music Prize; Ms. Ernst has commissioned and premiered a number of new works for piano and has won top prizes in both Spain and the U.S. Works by J. S. Bach, Cesar Franck, Donald Harris and Leon Kirchner.
Saturday, June 24, 7:30 p.m.
Stewart Carter, musicologist on faculty at Wake Forest University, Patricia Peterson, Director Emerita of the Amherst Early Music Festival, and Douglas Young, singer and instrumentalist, form the trio, Rossignol. Music from the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque periods.
Workshops at 10 AM and 1 PM for recorder and other instruments of the Baroque period
Saturday, July 8, 7:30 p.m.
Robin, Jon, & Joe
Original and traditional bluegrass music will be featured by this trio of well-known musicians from West Virginia.
Saturday, July 15, 7:30 p.m.
Lomazov/Rackers Piano 4 Hands
Marina Lomazov and Joseph Rackers both hold Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in Piano Performance & Literature from Eastman School of Music, and currently serve on the piano faculty at the University of South Carolina School of Music. They have performed together since 1999, most recently for the International Master Class in Piano in Varna, Bulgaria. Works by Stravinsky, Schubert and Bizet.
Saturday, July 22, 7:30 p.m.
A native of South Korea, Dr. Jung has won several music competitions in the U.S., and played many solo piano recitals during her career. She is currently on the music faculty at Hiwassee College, in Tennessee. Works by Chopin.
Saturday, July 29, 7:30 p.m.
John Weigand & James Miltenberger
Dr. Weigand performs with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, and is Professor of Music at West Virginia University. He has presented recitals throughout the U.S. and Canada, and collaborates with WVU colleague Dr. James Miltenberger (see August 26.) Works by Brahms, Louis Cahuzac, Bela Kovacs, and David Baker.
Saturday, August 12, 7:30 p.m.
Covington String Quartet
Violin, Violin, Viola, Cello
In residence at the F. William Sunderman Conservatory at Gettysburg College, the Covington String Quartet comprises Greg Pinney, Luke Wedge, William Hurd, and Frank McKinster. In celebration of Mozart’s 250th Anniversary, and Shostakovich’s centennial they will perform works by both composers as well as by Schubert.
Saturday, August 19, 7:30 p.m.
Robert Psurny/Donna Baroudi Moore
Tenor and Piano
Dr. Psurny has sung professionally with the Cleveland Opera, Cantabile and The Robert Paige Singers, and specializes in song cycles. Ms. Moore is on the music faculty at Davis & Elkins College and has been a free lance accompanist in the D.C. area. Works by Schumann, Beethoven, Faure, and Satie.
Saturday, August 26, 7:30 p.m.
James Miltenberger Jazz Quintet
Piano, Bass, Drums, Saxophone, Flute, Voice
Dr. James Miltenberger has performed extensively as a soloist in the U.S., Europe, and Japan, and serves on the music faculty at West Virginia University. His Jazz Quintet has been praised by reviewers in the U.S. and Germany, and will perform a fascinating concert of jazz variations based on music from Thailand, France and the U.S.
Saturday, September 2, 7:30 p.m.
Violin, Cello, Piano
John Fadial, Beth Vanderborgh and Naoko Takao, together since 1998, have won critical acclaim from press and public throughout the United States and Europe, and have served as trio in residence for the International Workshops, Biarritz, and for the French-American Chamber Academy. Works by Fauré, Ravel and Chopin.
Schrock Memorial Programs
Saturday, September 23, 7:30 p.m.
First Prize winner of the 2005 Garrison Piano Competition and recipient of awards from the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition and the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts, Bobby Mitchell is currently studying music at the prestigious Eastman School of Music. Mitchell has performed as soloist with the World Youth Symphony Orchestra. Works by Liszt, Beethoven, and Frederic Rzewski.
Saturday, June 24 2006
Members of Rossignol will teach two workshops for recorders and other period instruments in the Great Hall, on Saturday, June 24, at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. $20 advance registration ($25 at the door); fee covers both workshops. Contact Nancy Salmon at 301-729-4171.