“Remembering Leonard Bernstein” by Michelle d’Arcy, speaker
“Oh, Happy We” and “Bon Voyage” from Candide by Leonard Bernstein performed by Irene Travis, guest pianist, and Nan Hampton, pianist
Minatures by William Grant Still (1895-1978) performed by Pat Yingst, flutist, Andrew Ross, guest oboist, and Maxine Gomes, pianist
Traditional tunes, “House of the Rising Sun”, and “Dry and Dusty” performed by Ruby Jane Smith and Gregory Shields, violinists joined by TerriFreeland on cello and guest MiggyMilla on guitar
Salute to the Armed Forces – “The U.S.Air Force,” “The Army Goes Rolling Along,” “Anchors Aweigh,” and “The Coast Guard Marching Song” and “God Bless America” by Irving Berlin. Singing led by Russell Gregory with Carolyn McColloch, pianist
Andante et Scherzo by Louis Ganne performed by Sheryl Goodnight, flutist, and Stephen Burnaman, guest pianist
Sonata Prima by Francesco Maria Veracini performed by Marianne Weiss Kim, alto recorder, and Gregory Eaton, harpsichordist
Four pieces from the collection Salon Violin Gems edited by Norma Holmes Auchter and Paul Alvarez performed by Katie Kerwin, violinist, and Carolyn McColloch, pianist
Scheherazade Theme by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and Le Basque by Marin Marais performed by Billy Corsbie violinist, and Gay Bullard, pianist
Piano Quintet in A Major, op 81, by Antonin Dvorák performed by Rachel May, violinist, Elizabeth Warren, guest violinist, Caiti Coughlan, guest violist, Terri Freeland, cellist and Felicity Coltman, pianist
Meet the talented winners of the 2018 Wilcox, Maurer, Putter and Rudd Awards for High School Students
Claire Kim, Maurer Award winner, graduated this year from Cedar Park High School and plans to major in piano performance at UT Austin in the fall. She performed the Spanish Rhapsody by Franz Liszt. Her teacher is Shearon Horton.
Lillian Sun, the recipient of the the Putter Award for second place in the Maurer Contest, studies violin with Molly Emerman. Lillian graduated this year from Westlake High School and will attend Stanford in the fall. She performed the first movement of the Wieniawski Second Violin Concerto, with pianist, Alex Maynegre.
Eliot Kim, a ninth-grader, is the first place winner of the Wilcox Award. He attends Westwood High School, and studies with William Dick. He played the second movement of the Second Violin Concerto by Henryk Wieniawski, with pianist Kiyoshi Tamagawa.
Kevin Yu, also a ninth grader, is the second place winner of the Wilcox Award. He is a student at Westlake High School and studies piano with Susan Groves. He played Frédéric Chopin’s Ballade No. 2 in F Major.
Walter Gieseking (1895-1956), Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), John Bartlett (fl.1606-1610), George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Jacques Ibert (1890-1962), Philippe Gaubert (1879-1941), Gabriel Faure (1845-1924, April Verch (b. 1978)
Sheryl Goodnight, flutist and Stephen Burnaman, guest pianist
Janie Keys, pianist
Carla Johnson, soprano and Katie Kerwin, guitarist
Pat Yingst, flutist, Andy Ross, guest oboist and Maxine Gomes, pianist
Katherine Shields, soprano and Mary Parse, pianist
Ruby Jane Smith (guest) and Gregory Shields, fiddlers