The BYU-Idaho Clarinet Studio will be giving a recital on Saturday December 2nd at 10:00am in the Barrus Concert Hall. The program will feature works by: Weber, Pierne, Crusell, Poulenc, Caravan, and Piazzolla. In addition to solo repertoire, the studio will be performing works for clarinet choir.
Concertmaster Emma Rubinstein performs the contemplative Kol Nidrei for solo violin and orchestra during the Jewish Holy Days. We will marvel at nature’s grandeur through the music of Alan Hovhannes, who quotes the songs of whales, and Beethoven’s “Pastoral Symphony” closes the program with a familiar and uniquely Classical celebration.
Idaho Falls Symphony Thomas Heuser, conductor Emma Rubinstein, violin soloist Saturday, October 14th, 7:30pm, Civic Auditorium
Der Freischütz Overture Carl Maria von Weber Kol Nidrei for Solo Violin Max Bruch "And God Created Great Whales" Alan Hovhaness Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68 "Pastorale" Ludwig van Beethoven
The Idaho Falls Symphony kicks off the 2017-2018 season with a concert in Idaho Falls at Freeman Park. The theme of the concert includes music about Autumn and Summer. For clarinetists, we are performing music from Mendelssohn's Midsummer Night's Dream, including the infamous Scherzo. Having prepared this excerpt for many auditions, it is fun to be able to perform this with orchestra. The full program is below. The concert starts at 5:30pm at Freeman Park on Saturday, September 9th.
|In Autumn||Edvard Grieg|
|Bacchanal from The Seasons: Autumn||Alexander Glasunov|
|Selections from A Midsummer Night's Dream||Felix Mendelssohn|
|Scherzo, Intermezzo, Nocturne, Wedding March, Dance of the Clowns|
|Stars and Stripes Forever||John Philip Sousa|
Kristi and I had a great performance at ClarinetFest in Orlando on Saturday July 29th. We performed _e++ for flute, clarinet, and electronics_ by Russell Pinkston. We were part of the electronics recital at ClarinetFest. The program is below.
July 29th, 2017 - 4:30pm, Seminole A/B
Music for Clarinet and Electronics
Pacific (2017) Daniel Eichenbaum(b. 1977)
Nora Lewis, oboe
Phillip O. Paglialonga, clarinet
Eric Van der Veer Varner, bassoon
Phillip O. Paglialonga’s appearance is sponsored in part by Gonzalez Reeds
e++ for Flute, Clarinet, and Max/MSP Russell Pinkston
Adam Ballif, clarinet
Kristi Ballif, flute
The Ballif Duo’s appearance is sponsored in part by
Brigham Young University - Idaho
Electro-Beat Triptych Josh Bennett
Hangin’ wit Esquivel (b. 1982)
Josh Bennett, clarinet and electronics
Twitter Rhapsody for Clarinet and Fixed Audio Ken Davies
Sarunas Jankauskas, clarinet
Sarunas Jankauska’s appearance is sponsored by James Madison University
Infinite Edges (2017) Eric Mandat
Eric Mandat, clarinet
Senser-ed fingerings for clarinet quartet Catalina Von Wrangell
and live electronics (b. 1988)
Margaret Donaghue Flavin and Dawn McConkie, clarinets
Danielle Woolery and Michael Walsh, bass clarinets
Prismatic Winds Recital, July 6, 2017
The Prismatic Winds will perform works by Karl Pilss, Ferenc Farkas, and Miguel del Aguila. The quintet is please to be joined by Aaron Miller who will be featured on Double Bass for Four Pieces by Farkas. Miguel del Aguila’s Wind Quintet No. 2 is a unique work that includes extended techniques for the quintet. These techniques including flutter tonguing, singing, pitch bends, and key clicks. The variety of music in this program is designed to appeal to all audiences. The recital will be held in the Snow Recital Hall on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 7:30pm.
Ballif, Tueller, Thomas Faculty Recital
Thursday, September 22, 2016 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Snow 269 Recital Hall
Music faculty members Adam Ballif, clarinet; Robert Tueller, cello; and Stephen Thomas, piano, will present a recital of chamber music. The recital will open with a standard masterwork for this combination of instruments, Beethoven’s Trio in B-flat Major, Op. 11. Two additional trios from the 20th century will be performed: Robert Muczynski’s Fantasy Trio (1969) and Nino Rota’s Trio (1973.) Free admission, event dress.
This will be streamed live at the following address: http://www.byui.edu/music/events/watch-live
We hope that you can attend or watch the live stream.
The BYU-Idaho Clarinet Studio will be giving a recital on Saturday July 9th at 12:00pm in the Barrus Concert Hall. The program will feature works by: Kozeluch, Arnold, Poulenc, Glière, Heiden, Debussy, Hurlstone, Stadler, and Kibbe. In addition to solo repertoire, the studio will be present duos and trios.
Where: Barrus Concert Hall When: Saturday, July 9, 2016, 12:00pm
Standing Together, An Interfaith Musical Celebration
I am participating in an Interfaith Concert on Sunday, June 26, 2016 at 7:00pm. I am performing Darius Milhaud’s Suite for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano with Emma Rubinstein, violin and Stephen Thomas, piano. This is a free concert that will celebrate the several community church musical ensembles in Idaho Falls. It is a free concert with an Ice Cream Social to follow.
When: Sunday, June 26, 2016, 7:00pm
Where: LDS Chapel, 2055 Coronado, Idaho Falls
Rachel Johnson, Junior Clarinet Recital
Come and support Rachel on Saturday November 14th for her junior clarinet recital. It will be fantastic!
- Saturday, November 14, 2015, 1:30pm, Snow Recital Hall
- Works by: Crusell, Debussy, Nagel, and Vaughn Williams
Oskar Espina-Ruiz, Guest Artist (Clarinet)
We have a fantastic guest clarinetist on campus this week, Oskar Espina-Ruiz from The University of North Carolina. He will be giving a clarinet masterclass and recital on Wednesday. These are free events and we hope that you will tell your clarinet friends about them.
- Masterclass, Wednesday 10/21/15, 4:30pm, Snow 153
- Solo Recital, Wednesday 10/21/15, 7:30pm, Snow Recital Hall
Oskar Espina-Ruiz, a multifaceted clarinet soloist from Spain, Artistic Director of the Treetops Chamber Music Society in the greater New York City area and clarinet artist/professor at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA), brings a fresh new look at the clarinet solo recital repertoire, once crowded by angst-filled and experimental pieces, with thrilling and elegant works by composers from Spain, France, Puerto Rico and the United States. As the concert title indicates, Clarinet Without Boundaries, the program showcases the limitless possibilities that the clarinet solo medium offers, constantly breaking technical boundaries and always expanding the boundary-less style of composition predominant today, blending the classical with the popular, and the new with the old. This recital is complemented by a clarinet master class.