Brechemin Scholarship Recipients Recital

Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 7:30pm
$5 (cash or check at the door), Notecard
Vocal solo with piano accompaniment
UW Voice students perform at quarterly studio recitals and other special events.

AN EVENING OF EXCELLENCE:

Celebrating our Brechemin Scholarship Winners

 

 

In order of appearance:

CHRISTINA KOWALSKI-HOLIEN, soprano

DANIEL HANLEY, piano

DANIEL KIM, violin

KATRINA DEININGER, soprano

ADRIAN NOTEBOOM, tenor saxophone

ANDREW ABEL, tuba

SABRINA BOUNDS, flute

DANIEL RICHARDSON, piano

MELVIN SOETRISNO, jazz piano

 

 

Not performing tonight:

PERRY JONES, composition
SHIH-WEI LO, composition

 

 

PR O G R A M

 

 CHRISTINA KOWALSKI-HOLIEN, soprano                                                                    Hyun-Su Seo, accompanist

 DOVE SONO ............WOLFGANG  AMADEUS MOZART (1756-1791)
O MIO BABBINO CARO .................. GIACOMO PUCCINI (1858-1924)

Spinto  Soprano  Christina  Kowalski-Holien  is  currently  in  her  second year of doctoral studies and is the student of Associate Professor and Director of Opera Theater Mr. Thomas Harper at the University of Washington.  She plans to graduate in the spring of 2016 with a DMA in Vocal Performance.  Ms. Kowalski-Holien is a native of Germany where she graduated with a Masters degree in Vocal Performance from the Hochschule  fuer  Musik  und  Kunst  in  Frankfurt  am Main.  She  is  a sought-after artist, especially here in the Northwest, but also performs internationally on a regular basis. Her upcoming engagements include an appearance   at   the   Interharmony   Music   Festival   in   Tuscany,   Italy (summer  2015) and the role of Fiordiligi  in "Cosi  fan tutte"  at Skagit Opera in 2016.

 

DANIEL HANLEY, piano                                                                              

 INTERMEZZO  IN E MAJOR, OP. 116, NO. 4...................................................JOHANNES BRAHMS (1833-1897)

 ÉTUDE NO. 11, POUR LES ARPÈGES COMPOSES..................................................... CLAUDE DEBUSSY (1862-1918)

 A native of upstate New York, Daniel earned awards in both piano and music history early in his college studies.  Prior to arriving in Seattle, he taught  piano  and  related  music  courses  overseas  for  over  a  decade, preparing many of his students for graduate study in the West.  Currently, Daniel is a piano performance major in the school’s DMA program and studies with professor Robin McCabe.  He plans to graduate in 2016.

 

DANIEL KIM, violin                                      Eugene Choi, accompanist

 PRELUDIUM & ALLEGRO ................. FRITZ KREISLER (1875-1962)

Daniel Kim is pursuing a double degree in Music BA and Informatics and studies violin under Professor Ronald Patterson.  He plans to graduate with the class of 2019.  

 

KATRINA DEININGER, soprano                                                                 

from DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE:
ACH, ICH FÜLS ............................ WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART

 from L’ELISIR D’AMORE:
PRENDI, PER ME SEI LIBERO ..... GAETANO DONIZETTI  (1797-1848)

 Kat is currently  pursuing  her Masters  of Music  in Vocal  Performance (ant. 2015) and studies with Dr. Kari Ragan.   This is her second year at UW.  Recently, she appeared as Lauretta in Gianni Schicci with the UW Opera  Theater,  and  sang  the  part  of  First  Fairy  in  Mendelssohn's Midsummer Night's Dream with the UW Symphony.   Kat has sung in summer programs in Canada,  Michigan  and China.   In the spring, Kat will appear as Pamina in the student cast of Die Zauberflöte.

IN T E R M IS S IO N

 ADRIAN NOTEBOOM, tenor saxophone         Mike Gebhart, accompanist

 HUMPTY DUMPTY ........................... ORNETTE COLEMAN (b. 1930)

 Adrian is currently in his third year in the jazz studies program at the University of Washington.  A graduate of Roosevelt High School, he has performed around the world in festivals such as Jazz a Vienne, Umbria Jazz Festival, and Essentially Ellington.   He has also has had the oppor- tunity to share the stage with jazz greats Wynton Marsalis,  Billy Hart, Matt Wilson, and Ted Poor. Adrian has studied with Mike Edwards, Mark Taylor, and is currently a student of Greg Sinibaldi.  Outside of school Adrian plays in a rock group called the Longer Legs and is often called to play various jazz gigs around Seattle.  Adrian plans to graduate in 2016.

 

ANDREW ABEL, tuba                                                                                    

from CELLO SUITE #2 IN D MINOR:

MINUET AND GIGUE ........JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (1685-1750)

 Andy is a sophomore at the University of Washington where he studies with Christopher Olka, principal tubist with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra.   An accomplished  and busy musician,  Andy has performed with many fine ensembles including the Seattle and Boston Symphony Orchestras.   Last summer, Andy was awarded the tuba fellowship at the Tanglewood Music Center in Lennox, MA where he performed with the TMC Orchestra. As a soloist, Andy won first prize in the 2013 Music Teacher National Association Senior Brass Recital Competition in Ana- heim,  CA.   In his free time,  Andy  enjoys  hiking  around  the beautiful Pacific Northwest.  Andy plans on graduating in 2017 with his Bachelors of Music.

 

SABRINA BOUNDS, flute                                                                             

 LES FOLIES DESPAGNE .................... MARIN MARAIS (1656-1728)

 Sabrina Bounds is currently pursuing a bachelor of music degree with professor Donna Shin at the University Of Washington School Of Music. Her second year at the university, she performs with the University of Washington Wind Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, and Baroque Ensem- ble.  She also performed as a guest artist with the University of Washing- ton Guitar Ensemble.

During the academic year, Sabrina is both a student and a teacher. Teaching elementary through high school students, she is an apprentice to  the  local  Bonnie  Blanchard,  teacher  and  author  of  Music  for  Life books.  Sabrina is also the elected Publicist for the Seattle Flute Society, announcing  the society’s  events via management  of their social  media pages and newsletters.

In addition to her studies during the academic year, Sabrina continues her musical education during the summer.   Most recently, she attended the  ARIA  International  Summer  Academy  (2012,  2014),  Bay  View Chamber  Music  Festival  (2014), Flauti al Castello  Masterclass  (2013), and the Snowater Flute Festival (2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014).  Sabrina also fulfils a management role as the Snowater Flute Festival Coordina- tor, programming an overnight festival schedule for elementary through high school students and visiting professors, and Snowater Flute Festival Coach, giving masterclasses and individual lessons.

 

DANIEL RICHARDSON, piano                                                                    

 from FIFTH ENGLISH SUITE:

PRELUDE ..............................................JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH

from TROIS MOUVEMENTS DE PETROUSHKA,
DANSE RUSSE .............................. IGOR STRAVINSKY  (1882-1971)

 Daniel is in his second year at University of Washington pursuing a BA in Music and is a student of Craig Sheppard.   He has studied with John O’Conor  at the Aspen  Music  Festival  and School,  he has taken piano lessons at the SF Conservatory for 4 years with Dr. Robert Schwartz and Dr. William Wellborn, and he has also studied with Frederick Weldy and Dainius Vaicekonis.   He was a winner at the Junior Bach festival 2009 and was a national finalist at the MTNA National duet competition with his brother.   He won four gold medals and two silver medals at the US Open Music Competition as well as being one of the gold of gold medal- ists at the winners’ concert, 2nd prize in Classical Masters 2012, and 3rd prize at the Etude Club of Berkeley Scholarship Competition 2012.   He plans to graduate in 2017.

 MELVIN SOETRISNO, jazz piano                                                                

 ALL THE THINGS YOU ARE ...................JEROME  KERN (1885-1945)
SOMEDAY MY PRINCE WILL COME..... LARRY MOREY (1905-1971)

Melvin is a chemistry and jazz studies double-major.   He is a student of Professor Marc Seales and plans to graduate in 2016.