Jeffrey Lyman joins members of the bassoon collective Dark in the Song for a four-day workshop on contemporary music and bassoon performance. The institute is hosted by the National Music Festival in Chestertown, Maryland and will include master classes, concerts, a competition and more. Go to darkinthesong.org/2018-newbassoon-institute for more information.
Hear oboists Christian Schmitt and Nancy Ambrose King, bassoonist Jeffrey Lyman, harpsichordist Joseph Gascho and bassist Tommy Hawthorne perform the Sonata #2 in g minor of Jan Dismas Zelenka. The performance will be at Watkins Lecture Hall in the Moore Music Building and also includes music of Georg Friderich Handel and Dirk Michael Kirsch. Free and open to the public.
Cody Dean performs electro-acoustic music for bassoon as part of his third dissertation recital.
Edgar Guzmán: ∞¿? (2008) for amplified bassoon and electronics
Randall Woolf: monster garage (1993) for bassoon and CD soundtrack
Bon Iver: 715 - CR∑∑KS (2017)
Bret Bohman: Traces (2015)
Gene Pritsker: Electrically Tragic (2013) for electric bassoon & samplestra
Hear two of Michael Gordon's most talked about recent works: Rushes for seven bassoons, performed by the Rushes Ensemble and Timber for six percussionists performed by Mantra Percussion. Go to the Oz Arts web site for tickets and for more information:
Jake Byrne performs his Senior Recital in Britton Recital Hall. Collaborators include Anna Thompson, flute, Kristin Quint, harp, Katherine Thomas, clarinet, Emily Kirven, oboe and Rebecca Epstein-Boley, horn.
Giuseppe Tamplini Capriccio su L'Elisir d'Amore
Paul Jeanjean Prélude et Scherzo
Richard Strauss Morgen
André Jolivet Pastorales de Noël
Kyle Randall Orbital Motion for piano and winds
Cody Dean plays music from the Baroque era by Bohemian composers.
Frantistek Jiránek (1698-1778) Concerto in g minor for bassoon and strings
Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679-1745) Sonata IV, ZWV 191
Antonín Reichenauer (1694-1730) Cantata de Blessed Virgin Maria ad Monten Sanctum "Quae est ista"
Antonín Reicenauer Concerto in C major for bassoon and strings
Assisted by Andreas Oeste and Sagar Anupindi, oboes; Natsuko Takashimna, Lauren Gamboa, Alyssa Campbell, Clayton Penrose-Whitmore, violins; Luke Randall, bass; Elizabeth Boyce and Hsuan Lee, violas; Leo Singer and Nathaniel Walhout, cellos; David Belkovski, harpsichord.
Saralyn Klepaczyk performs her Senior Recital.
Serge Lancen Sonatine for bassoon and piano
Madeleine Dring Trio for oboe, bassoon and piano
Amelia S. Kaplan Blow for solo bassoon
Jacob TV, arr. Matthew Wildman The Body of Your Dreams
Maurice Ravel, arr. Raaf Hekkema La Valse for 12 reed instruments
Matthew Wildman presents a non-degree recital of contemporary bassoon music including
Mark Mellits: Black
Steve Reich: New York Counterpoint (arr. Matthew Wildman, produced by Kyle Katynski)
Jacob TV: Body of Your Dreams (with Benjamin Jackson, violin; Karalyn Schubring, piano; Jacob Rogers, vibraphone)
John Luther Adams: Dark Wind (with Karalyn Schubring, piano; Jacob Rogers, vibraphone; Conner Darling, marimba)
Michael Gordon: On Observations of Air (Chelsea Gallo conductor)
Audrey Shepherd performs a junior recital in McIntosh Theater with Liz Ames, piano, Ben Jackson, violin, Madeline Warner, viola, Lydia de Leeuw, cello, Ellen Sauer, flute, Nicole Joslin, oboe, Mickayla Chapman and Rebecca Williamson, clarinets, Bri Ihasz and Nick Kneupper, horns, Aviva Klein, bassoon and Thomas Gamboa, conductor.
André Previn: Sonata for Bassoon and Piano
Christopher Sherwood-Gabrielson: New Work for bassoon solo
Bernard Garfield: Quartet No. 1 for bassoon and string trio
Gioacchino Rossini: Concerto a Fagotto Principale
Carl Reinecke: Wind Octet in B flat Major, op. 216
Nancy Ambrose King, Amy I-Lin Cheng and Jeffrey Lyman perform works for oboe, bassoon and piano on the Nightnotes Series presented by the Detroit Chamber Winds and Strings. Music of Grandval, Françaix, Kalliwoda, Beethoven/Jancourt and Previn will be performed.
The Sophomore Class of the University of Michigan Bassoon Studio present a recital with music inspired by the animal kingdom. Peter Ecklund, Marissa Honig, Aviva Klein and Jacob Sugarman are joined by Landon Baumgard, piano, Julia Foran, viola, Tim Edwards, cello, Cassie Nelson and Allison Chu, clarinet, Ryan Cox and Connor O'Toole, saxophone, Megan Wojtyla, oboe, Nataniel Farrar, bass clarinet and Jeffrey Lyman, reader.
Music of Rimsky-Korsakov, Alan Ridout, Gioacchino Rossini, Camille Saint-Saëns, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Ton ter Doest and Peter Schickele, plus a reading of Ralph's Secret Weapon by Steven Kellogg.
Cody Dean performs solo and chamber music for bassoon by Tôn-Thât Tiêt (Endless Murmuring II for bassoon and harp and Tu Dai Ca'nh for oboe, clarinet, bassoon and piano), Chen Yi (Wu Yu) and Yoshihisa Taïra (Monodrame II for solo bassoon and Prélude Bleu for alto flute, bassoon and harp.
Jeffrey Lyman joins colleagues Nancy Ambrose King, Nermis Mieses, Conor Nelson, Stefan Koch and others in the Conciertos de la Villa de Santo Domingo on the Dominican Republic.
Jeffrey Lyman, bassoon, assisted by Justin Snyder, piano, Jonathan Smith, percussion, Amy Porter, flute, Nancy Ambrose King, oboe, William King, clarinet, Adam Unsworth, horn, Daniel Fendrick and Liam Jackson, bassoons and Eric Rothacker, contrabassoon.
Alexandre Tansman (1897-1986) Sonatine pour Basson et Piano (1952)
Adrienne Albert (b. 1941) "Nightfall" from Circadia (2002, rev. 2010)
Alexandre Ouzounoff (b. 1955) NAIROBI, la nuit: pour basson et percussion (1999)
Jean Françaix (1912-1997) L'Heure du Berger (1947/1970)
Magne Furuholmen, Morten Harket & Paul Waaktaar-Savoy ("A-ha"), arr. Michael P. Atkinson Take On Me
Join Dr. Lyman for an intensive week of bassoon study at the MPulse Bassoon Institute for high school students. The week includes private lessons, master classes, performances, reed making classes and more. For more information, visit http://www.music.umich.edu/special_programs/youth/mpulse/index.htm
Joseph Swift, bassoon, is joined by Michelle Kim, violin, Melissa Mashner and Elizabeth Schubkegel, flutes, Jeremiah Quarles and Laurel Wellman, oboes, Caitlyn Koester, harpsichord, Katelyn LaPrairie, clarinet, Daniel Skib, horn, Joshua Marzan, piano, and Jake Byrne, Matthew Wildman and Daniel Fendrick, bassoons, in music of Antonio Vivaldi, Alvin Etler, Christian Manen and Brad Balliett.
Daniel Fendrick is joined for his senior recital by Phoebe Wu, piano, Anna Thompson, flute, Sagar Anupindi, oboe, Taylor Isberg, clarinet, Connor Mikula, saxophone, Teagan Faran, violin, Sam Koeppe, viola, Emily Camras, cello, Allison Prost, soprano and J. Nick Smith, conductor. The program includes the Solo pour le basson by Hyacinthe Klosé, 4 Songs for soprano and bassoon by Francisco Mignone, Chôros #7 "Settimino" by Heitor Villa-Lobos, Quartet for bassoon and strings by Bernard Garfield, and Mit Fagottes Hilfe by Werner Pirchner.
Liam Jackson performs the Sarabande et Cortège of Henri Dutilleux, Lamento et Final by René Monfeuillard, Interferences by Roger Boutry, Huit duos pour alto et basson by Philippe Hersant and the Divertissement for oboe, clarinet and bassoon by Erwin Schulhoff. He is joined by Lindzy Volk, viola, Jordan Kauffman, clarinet and Sagar Anupindi, oboe.
Emily Stich Foley, bassoon, and Nicholas Roehler, piano, perform the Prélude et Scherzo by Paul Jeanjean, Manfred Schoof's Zwei Impromptus, Antonio Vivaldi's Concerto in d minor, John Allemeier's All the Pretty Horses and André Previn's Trio for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano.
Alex Carlucci, bassoon, assisted by Liz Ames, piano and Celia van den Bogert, harp, perform Olav Berg's Sonatine for Bassoon and Piano, Miguel del Aguila's Herbsttag for flute, bassoon and harp, Ginette Keller's Ébauches, In Freundschaft by Karlheinz Stockhausen, and Heitor Villa-Lobos' Quinteteto em forma de choros. Join us on North Campus in Stamps Auditorium at the Walgreen Drama Center.
John Miller, recently retired principal bassoonist of the Minnesota Orchestra, gives a public master class to members of the University of Michigan Bassoon Studio and local bassoonists. We will celebrate the many milestones in John's auspicious career in an interview and discussion with one of the most influential American bassoonists ever to play the instrument. The class is free and open to the public.