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.
Eric Rothacker, bassoon, is joined by pianist Landon Baumgard, oboist Sagar Anupindi and bassoonists Liam Jackson, Saralyn Klepaczyk and Trevor King for "Black" by Marc Mellits, plus music of Theodor Burkali, Eugène Bozza, Robert Schumann and William Grant Still.
Radical Mid-Century Modernists: Four women who kicked conservative ideas out of the Conservatoire
Hear Professor of Bassoon Dr. Jeffrey Lyman and pianist Liz Ames perform five standard breaking works composed for the annual competitions at the Paris Conservatoire. These contest pieces by Odette Gartenlaub, Marie-Véra Maixandeau, Ginette Keller, and Ida Gotkovsky explore new performance techniques and more modern musical languages than the works composed by their more conservative colleagues, yet they are the only works composed by women in the nearly 200-year history of the bassoon concours.
Odette Gartenlaub (1922-2014): Sonatine (1959)
Marie-Véra Maixandeau (b. 1929): Lied et Rondo (1953)
Ginette Keller (1925-2013?): Ébauches (1973)
Odette Gartenlaub: Profils (1966, rev. 2000)
Ida Gotkovsky (b. 1933): Variations Concertantes (1970)
Free - no tickets required
Joseph Grimmer, principal bassoonist of the Washington National Opera Orchestra, will give a public master class to members of the UM Bassoon Studio in Watkins Lecture Hall. The public is invited to attend, thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Sally Fleming Master Class Fund.
Joshua Luty, bassoon and Joshua Marzan, piano perform the Concerto (1954) by André Jolivet and the "Sonata Milanese" by Iván Eröd. Joshua Luty will also play the 5 Etudes for solo bassoon by Edison Denisov and will be joined by four of his colleagues to play the Six Bagatelles for Wind Quintet by Thomas McKinley.
Daniel Fendrick, a senior in the UM Bassoon Studio, plays the Concertino by Marcel Bitsch with the University of Michigan Symphony Orchestra. Daniel is the winner of the undergraduate division of the annual concerto competition at UM. Join us in this rare performance of this beautiful piece with its colorful orchestral accompaniment.
Mor Brion of the Berlin Philharmonic bassoon section will present a public master class for the UM Bassoon Studio in room 2038 of the Moore Music Building from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon. In addition to master classes for the various instrumental studios in the UM School of Music, Theatre & Dance, members of the Philharmonic will hold two panel discussions: one on the Digital Concert Hall run by the Philharmonic from 9:00-10:00 am in Stamps Auditorium, and another on the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Academy after the master classes from 12:10-1:00 pm.
Members of the UM Bassoon Studio perform some of the lesser known morceaux de concours from the Paris Conservatory. Included on the program are Prismes by Roger Boutry, the Sonatine by Serge Lancen, René Duclos' Fagottino, Odette Gartenlaub's Profils and Ginette Keller's Ebauches.
Glenn Einschlag, principal bassoonist of the Buffalo Philharmonic, presents a master class for the UM Bassoon Studio and facilitates a discussion about his years as a leading figure in the American orchestral world. Local bassoonists are encouraged to attend.
Jeffrey Lyman joins UM alum Andrew Parker as the guest soloists and teachers at the Midwest Double Reed Society Double Reed Festival 2016. The events will be held at Murphy Hall at the University of Kansas School of Music. For more information and to register for the event, go to www.mdrs.org.
Jeffrey Lyman joins Courtney Snyder and the University of Michigan Concert Band at Hill Auditorium for a performance of Weber's Andante e Rondo Ungarese. The arrangement of this classic of the bassoon repertoire was arranged by Colin McKenzie with further revisions by Jeffrey Lyman
Join Professor Lyman, pianist Justin Snyder and UM bassoonists Saralyn Klepaczyk, Liam Jackson and Eric Rothacker for a program of "newer" works for bassoon. Included are the Sonata for Bassoon and Piano by André Previn, two works inspired by French wines: Un Soir à St. Emilion by Henri Sauguet, Carignane by Jacques Ibert, the bassoon quartet version of Marc Mellits popular work Black and the beautiful Andante from the posthumous Deux pièces pour basson et piano by Jean Françaix.
We welcome high school bassoonists from around the country for a week of intensive bassoon study. Students receive private lessons, master classes in etudes and solo pieces, reed making classes and an introduction to instrument care and repair. The events include a faculty recital on Wednesday, July 6 at 7:30 pm in Stamps Auditorium and a student recital on Saturday morning. Click on the link in the menu at the top of the page for more information.
Hear two of the most exciting and unique works for chamber ensembles composed by Michael Gordon: Timber for percussion and Rushes for seven bassoons. Performed together for the first time and hosted by Duke Performances at Durham Fruit & Produce Company. The performance will be repeated on Saturday, April 23, also at 8:00 pm.