Weekend of Opening Nights, Part I

Symphonic Wind musicians play masked at the Maltz Performing Arts Center
Friday, May 07, 2021, 7:30 PM (ET)


A special three-part event, this series of broadcasts features performances by each of our Department of Music ensembles. With special guest speaker David Rothenberg, the Weekend of Opening Nights highlights the musical accomplishments of our students through this unique academic year. 

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Guest Speaker: David Rothenberg, Department Chair

CWRU Symphonic Winds
Fanfare Politeia - Kimberly Archer (b. 1973)
CWRU Wind Symphony
Recorded on April 24th, 2021 

Case Camerata Chamber Orchestra and the CWRU Jazz Ensemble 1
But Beautiful - Jimmy Van Heusen (1913 - 1990) arr.  Paul Ferguson
Ryan Buechele, soloist
Recorded on April 13, 2021

Percussion Ensemble
Silent Canyons - Nathan Daughtrey (b. 1975)
Recorded on May 3rd, 2021

CWRU Symphonic Winds
Dusk -  Steven Bryant (b. 1972)
CWRU Wind Orchestra
Recorded on April 24th, 2021

Baroque Dance
“La Folia”
Music by Arcangelo Corelli, Francesco Geminiani, Antonio Vivaldi, and Marin Marais
arr. Guillermo Salas Suarez
Choreography by Louis Pecoir, Raoul Anger Feuillet, and Julie Andrijeski
arr. Julie Andrijeski
Recorded on November 20, 2020

Case/University Circle Symphony Orchestra
Piano Concerto for String Orchestra -  Ferruccio Busoni (1866 - 1924)
4. Allegro vivace      
Samuel Chaffee, piano
Italian Inspirations Ensemble
Recorded on March 14th, 2021


Case Concert Choir
Shine On Case Western Reserve - Scott R. Miller (CWRU ‘90, Law ‘93)
Let Us Cheer the Weary Traveler - Spiritual, arr. R Nathaniel Dett

Case/University Circle Symphony Orchestra
Choreography for Strings - Norman Dello Joio (1913 - 2008)
Allison Siekmann, student conductor
The American Diversity Ensemble
Recorded on March 14th, 2021

String and Piano Chamber Music
Piano Quintet in f-minor, Op. 34 - Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)
Tim Orlando, violin | Allison Siekmann, violin | Grace Howard, viola | Noah Lindsell, cello | Karen Ji, piano
Recorded on April 17th, 2021

Keyboard Ensemble
Scaramouche, Op. 165b - Darius Milhaud (1892 - 1974)
2. Vif            
3. Modéré
Hollen Fishel, piano | Grant Carr, piano
Recorded April 29, 2021

Baroque Orchestra
Violin Concerto in b minor, RV 387 - Antonio Vivaldi  (1678 - 1741)
Guillermo Sala Suarez, director and soloist
Recorded on April 11, 2021