Jeffrey Lyman Bassoonist/Educator

University of Michigan Bassoon Studio

Media, news and performances by bassoonist Jeffrey Lyman and the University of Michigan Bassoon Studio.

Oct
20
8:00 PM20:00

Rebekah Heller and the UM Bassoon Studio

  • McIntosh Theatre, Moore Music Building (map)
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Rebekah Heller of the International Contemporary Ensemble joins the members of the University of Michigan Bassoon Studio in a concert of contemporary music for bassoon.

Mario Diaz de Leon Labrys (2016) for bassoon and tape

Rebekah Heller

 

Dai Fujikura (b. 1977) Following (2013) for bassoon

Trevor King

 

Harald Genzmer (1909-2007) Sonate für Fagott

Peter Ecklund

 

Alexandre Ouzounoff (b. 1955) Vézelay (2016) for two bassoons

Jeffrey Lyman and Daniel Fendrick

 

Felipe Lara (b. 1979) Metafagote (2015)

Rebekah Heller, Aviva Klein, Audrey Shepherd, Maya Grossman, Liza Knight, Peter Ecklund, Trevor King, bassoons

Jeffrey Lyman, conductor

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Nov
18
12:00 PM12:00

Ezra Gans Senior Recital

  • McIntosh Theater, Moore Music Building (map)
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Ezra Gans, bassoon & contrabassoon performs music by Erwin Schulhoff, Jean Philippe Rameau, Jan Dismas Zelenka, Suzanne Farrin, Kurt Weil, Antonio Vivaldi and Eve Beglarian. Assisted by Jacob Rogers, percussion and reciter, Ellen Sauer and Jordan Smith, piccolos, Zachary Crowle, baritone, Catherine Heiba, e flat clarinet, Matthew Wildman, bassoon, Christi Burkett, trumpet, Connor Darling and Sofia Carbonara, percussion, Bryce McClendon, counter tenor, Mickenna Keller and Nathaniel Wolff, oboes, Ben Jackson and Chihiro Kakishima, violins, Madeline Warner, viola, Lydia de Leeuw, cello, Nico Canzano, harpsichord and Elise Eden, soprano.

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Dec
9
12:30 PM12:30

Alexandra Deamant Senior Recital

Alexandra Deamant, bassoon, performs music of Alexandre Tansman, Heitor Villa-Lobos and more. Assisting musicians include Celia van den Bogert, harp, Maguette Ndiaye, flute, Sara Warady, clarinet, Yu-Hsuan Wang and Joshua Marzan, piano. Program details will be posted soon.

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Oct
4
7:30 PM19:30

Audrey Shepherd Senior Recital

Audrey Shepherd, bassoon, assisted by Michael McElvain, piano, perform music of Alexandre Tansman, Francisco Mignone, Antonio Vivaldi, Patrice Sciortino, Cindy Hsu and Grant Rossi. Additional performers include Abby Schneider and Rebecca O’Brien, violins, Jimmy Cunningham and Madeline Warner, violas, Tim Edwards, cello, Neil Robertson and Chiao-Yu Wu, harpsichord, David Ward, percussion, Grant Rossi, electric keyboard.

Alexandre Tansman: Sonatine

Francisco Mignone: selections from 16 Valzas

Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto in F major RV 485

Patrice Sciortino: Sorcels

Cindy Hsu: Spring Fever

Grant Rossi: New Work

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Aug
31
4:30 PM16:30

La France Inconnue

  • Sala Falla, Palacio de Congresos y Exposiciones (map)
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Jeffrey Lyman presents lesser known works by French composers: Antoine Dard Sonata in G major, Marie de Grandval Trio de Salon and Odette Gartenlaub Sonatine. Assisted by Nancy Ambrose King, oboe and Matthew Thompson, piano. 

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Aug
29
11:00 AM11:00

Summer Songs and Dances

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Nancy Ambrose King and Jeffrey Lyman perform at the 2018 Conference of the International Double Reed Society. Music by John Steinmetz, Dirk Michael Kirsch and more. Assisted by Matthew Thompson, piano, Alex Hyashi, oboe and Trevor King, bassoon. 

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Jul
1
to Jul 7

MPulse Bassoon Institute

  • 1100 Baits Drive Ann Arbor, MI, 48109 United States (map)
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Join other high school bassoonists for an intensive week of lessons, chamber music, master classes and reed making sessions. Follow the link at the top of this page for more information. 

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Jun
8
to Jun 12

2018 NEWBASSOON INSTITUTE

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. 

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Guest Artist: oboist Christian Schmitt
May
2
1:00 PM13:00

Guest Artist: oboist Christian Schmitt

  • Watkins Lecture Hall, Moore Music Building (map)
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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. 

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Apr
8
2:30 PM14:30

Cody Dean Third Dissertation Recital

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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

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Mar
18
7:00 PM19:00

Jake Byrne: Senior Recital

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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

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Mar
11
2:30 PM14:30

Cody Dean Second Dissertation Recital

  • Stamps Auditorium, Walgreen Drama Center (map)
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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. 

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Feb
23
8:00 PM20:00

Saralyn Klepaczyk: Senior Recital

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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 

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Feb
4
2:00 PM14:00

Matthew Wildman: Student Recital

  • McIntosh Theatre, Moore Music Building (map)
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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)

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Feb
3
7:30 PM19:30

Audrey Shepherd: Student Recital

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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

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Dec
9
2:00 PM14:00

Prelude to the Afternoon of a Bassoon

  • Watkins Lecture Hall, Moore Music Building (map)
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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. 

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Jul
12
7:00 PM19:00

MPulse Faculty Recital: Jeffrey Lyman

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

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Jul
9
to Jul 15

MPulse Bassoon Institute

  • 1100 Baits Drive Ann Arbor, MI, 48109 United States (map)
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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

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Apr
8
3:00 PM15:00

Joseph Swift, Master of Music in Chamber Music Recital

  • Britton Recital Hall, Moore Music Building (map)
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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. 

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Apr
3
8:00 PM20:00

Daniel Fendrick, Senior Recital

  • McIntosh Theater, Moore Music Building (map)
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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. 

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