The next Thursday Noon Recital features music by Ludwig Van Beethoven and Pitt's own Frank Cunimondo.
Senior Music Major Eric Gratta (cello/composition) will give a recital of chamber music featuring his original compositons. The program will also include works by Roger Zahab, Claude Debussy, and Edouard Lalo.
Joining Gratta for the performance are fellow students Christian Clark (piano) Olivia Jackson (violin), Stefan Poost (cello), Susanne Westhoff (flute), alum Jennifer Hess (violin), and faculty member Roger Zahab (violin).
The next Thursday Noon Recital features music by Chopin, Clara Schumann, and Pitt students Christian Clark and Hamid Campbell.
The Japanese bamboo flute known as the shakuhachi has captivated the minds and hearts of listeners for centuries. Remarkably simple in design, it takes years to master. The sound is at once sensual and spiritual, capable of great emotional depth. James Nyoraku Schlefer is a virtuoso performer of traditional and contemporary shakuhachi music, an esteemed teacher in the kinko school, and a composer of new music for both Japanese and Western instruments.
The next Tuesday Noon Recital features music by Bach, Tchaikovsky, Elgar, and Szymanowski.
The next Tuesday Noon Recital includes music by Back, Cage, Elgar, and Ravel.
Students from the Department of Music Chamber Music Class perform works for mixed ensemble by Telemann, Corelli, Reicha, Gershwin, and more.
Department of Music students perform Mozart, Rachmaninoff, and more for the next Tuesday Noon Recital.
The next Music Monday at Bellefield Hall features Brahms's C minor Piano Quartet, op. 60 (with Jad Hilal, Roger Zahab, Alan Huang and Gabe Freedman) and music for piano four hands by Debussy and Dvorak with Hazelle Ko and Yujin Jung.
Slavonic Dance, Antonin Dvorak
En Bateau (from Petite Suite), Claude Debussy
Emily Jung and Hazelle Ko, piano
The Fountain of Arethusa (1915), Karol Szymanowski
from Mythes, op. 30, (1882-1937)
Roger Zahab, violin*
Christian Clark, piano
Pitt Arts will host its second annual Arts Festival on Friday, September 5 and once again the slate of performers will highlight some of our outstanding Department of Music students. Our string quartet, featuring violinists Jennifer Hess and Olivia Jackson, cellist Eric Gratta and violin and viola instructor/orchestra director Roger Zahab on viola, will kick off the festival at noon on the porch of the William Pitt Union. Later on, at 3:30, members of the Pitt Jazz Ensemble will take to the WPU porch to entertain Festival attendees.