2019 Programs

Three concerts were held the weekend of April 6-7, 2019 at the University of Vermont in Burlington.

 

Student works: Saturday, April 6, 4:00 p.m.

A concert of music by current UVM students and alumni.

Quatre Mémoires   D. Manuel Oliveira ’16
I. Aire
II. Fantaisie
III. Rêver
IV. Danse
David Manuel Oliveira, piano  
     
Sounds   Andy Gagnon
  Letitia Quante, violin
Brooke Higgins, violin
Matthew LaRocca, viola
Emily Taubl, cello
 
     
Schilling Me Softly   Eric Gagliardi
  Eric Gagliardi, trombone
Chris Morse, tenor saxophone
Tom Cleary, piano
 
     
TBA

  Elijah Taylor
  Elijah Taylor, clarinet
TBA, trumpet
Eric Gagliardi, trombone
 
     
Out Of Africa   Christian Pickwell ’18
 Hominidae
 Floresiensis
 Neanderthalensis in two parts
 Ergaster
Christian Pickwell, tenor
Dan Matlack, saxophone
Mei Endo, euphonium
Simon Webber, cello
 

 

Choral and vocal music: Saturday, April 6, 7:30 p.m.

A concert of music by UVM faculty composers featuring Vermont’s professional vocal ensemble, Counterpoint.

The program included Patricia Julien’s Three Songs at Winter’s End, a setting of Langston Hughes’ “Mother to Son,” and a new work composed for the festival; the world premiere of David Feurzeig’s Three Mnemonics as well as “Floating Stanzas” from his Songs of Love and Protest; and Matt LaRocca’s Alchemy for viola, piano, and chorus.

Floating Stanzas II
(from Songs of Love and Protest)
  David Feurzeig
  Counterpoint  
     
The Sea and the Skylark   Tom Cleary
  Counterpoint  
     
Creationism   Patricia Julien
  Counterpoint, choir
Nathaniel Lew, conductor
 
     
Alchemy   Matt LaRocca
  Counterpoint
Matt LaRocca, viola
David Feurzeig, piano
 
     
Mother to Son

  Patricia Julien
  Linda Radtke, voice
Matt LaRocca, viola
David Feurzeig, piano
 
     
Nightfall   Tom Cleary
  Amber deLaurentis, voice
Tom Cleary, piano
 
Little Autumn Moon   Amber deLaurentis and Tom Cleary
  Amber deLaurentis, voice
Tom Cleary, accordion
 
     
Three Mnemonics   David Feurzeig
  Counterpoint  
     
     
Three Songs at Winter’s End   Patricia Julien
 I. Lamentations and Praises, #2
 II. What Would Happen Then
 III. Large Crow
Counterpoint  

 

Instrumental works: Sunday, April 7, 4:00 p.m.

A concert featuring the winner of our national call for scores, as well as music by current and past UVM faculty.

Becoming Us   Patricia Julien
  David Feurzeig, piano  
     
Onryō 怨霊   Yutaka Kono
  Letitia Quante, violin
Emily Taubl, cello
David Feurzeig, piano
 
     
Chorale Variations   John Mantegna
 1. Lento
 2. Moderato
 3. Andantino
 4. Andante
 5. Lento
 6. Allegretto
 7. Moderato
 8. Andante – Chorale: Herzlich thut mich verlangen
Steven Klimowski, clarinet
John Mantegna, sound processing
 
     
The Speaking Tide

  Alexandra du Bois
  Craig Olzenak, bass clarinet
Emily Taubl, cello
David Feurzeig, piano
 
     
Spiral Sequences   Jack Frerer
 Allegro
 Largo
Letitia Quante, violin
Brooke Higgins, violin
Stefanie Taylor, viola
Emily Taubl, cello
 
     
Sonata for Solo Cello   David Feurzeig
 Prelude
 Corrente
 Notturno
 Saraband
 Gigue
Dave Eggar, cello