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Music Building, Room 132 Duetto I, op. 1, William Shield
Allegro moderato - Amoroso Yun-Mi Shin & Roger Zahab, violins
Fantasie Pastorale Hongroise, Franz Doppler
Julia Cooper, flute Jill Fenton, piano
Romance in F. op. 50, Ludwig van Beethoven
Anne Elisabeth Grushecky, violin Roger Zahab, at the piano
Grand Trio in B Minor, Opus 90, Friedrich Kuhlau
Adagio Scherzo
Bellefield Hall Auditorium, free Performances by the Department of Music's outstanding undrgraduates. Featuring music by Bruch, Brahms, Beethoven, and Chopin. Performed by Violinist Danielle Rager, cellist Elizabeth Cook, pianists Brian Hu, Qui Dong Chen, and Katie Farris. Update: Also on the program are Sachem Orenda and and a jazz quintet made up of Mike Robinson (Tenor Sax), Brandon Hang (Trombone), Anthony Joseph (Bass), Jim Holman (piano), and Eric Downs (drums).
132 Music Building, free Works by Giovanni Bononcini, C.P.E. Bach and Beethoven Performed by Kathryn Fike, mezzo-soprano & John Moyer, piano* Wei Zhao, viola (with Roger Zahab, attacking the piano) and Brian Hu, piano *faculty artist
Room 132 Music Building, free Illumination Rounds (1981) by David Lang Performed by faculty members Roger Zahab, violin and Eric Moe, piano Sonata K.283   by W. A. Mozart Performed by Emily Wheeler, piano
Noon, Thursday, February 26 132 Music Building, free Johannes Brahms, Intermezzo Op.118 no.2 Brian Hu, piano Ludwig van Beethoven, Sonata Op.10 no.1, Allegro molto e con brio Qui Dong Chen, piano C.W. Gluck, Melodie (from Orfeo) Fritz Kreisler, Liebesleid Danielle Rager, violin *Roger Zahab, at the piano J.S. Bach, Short Prelude in D minor Frederic Chopin, Waltz in E minor Katie Blashford, piano *faculty artist
Featuring music  by Elliott Carter, James Paul Corsale, Michael DiBarry, Marcos Balter, Roger Zahab, and Burkhardt Reiter performed by James Paul Corsale, guitar Michael DiBarry, Roger Zahab, and Leah Givelber, violins Bellefield Hall Auditorium, free
The University of Pittsburgh Department of Music presents a free concert of Summer Chamber Music on Saturday, June 28, 2008 at 2 pm in Frick Fine Arts Auditorium  performed by Wyatt True, Jennifer Sternick, violins Roger Zahab, violin and viola Matthew Gillespie, piano music by Frank Bridge, Fritz Kreisler, Jean Marie Leclair,Bohuslav Martinu, W.A.Mozart and Roger Zahab
The University of Pittsburgh Department of Music presents

 Music on the Edge
 Roger Zahab, violin and viola
Robert Frankenberry, piano

 Sunday, July 6, 2008 at 8 pm
 Frick Fine Arts Auditorium
- free admission
 short pieces by
J. H. K. Nketia, 
Roger Zahab 
( including the first performance of secret device ),
Jeffrey Nytch,
Ursula Mamlok, 
Eric Moe, 
Reza Vali, 
Mathew Rosenblum 
Aaron Copland
Or you could just call it a "spective" since, starting from early in the month we'll be sharing some highlights from the musical feast provided by our ensembles and outstanding soloists. The first two excerpts are from the Honors Recital helf on April 7 in Bellefield Hall Auditorium. Kaitlin Mitchell, who just completed her freshmen year, performed Medelssohn's Rondo Capriccioso. kaitlinmitchell.mp3
Since my first première two years ago—a breakneck performance by Rob Frankenberry of my piano solo My Green Malady II—I’ve had over a dozen works (and over two hours of music) performed at Pitt. For my senior project in music, then, it seemed natural to organize a full-length concert of my own works, and with the help of Phil Thompson and Roger Zahab, this event—which I wouldn’t have considered possible three years ago—is actually happening. The concert, entitled “A Love Affair with Sound,” will take place on Sunday, April 20 at 2 p.m. in Bellefield Hall Auditorium, Oakland. It will be free and open to the public. Performers will include Sarah Albani, Callah Antonetti, Ben Harris, Emily Hawkins, Dave Hidek, Jess Hohman, Joe Liu...

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