Weekend of Opening Nights, Part III

Woodwind students perform masked in the Maltz Performing Arts Center
Sunday, May 9, 2021, 3:00 PM (ET)


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

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Guest Speaker: Ben Vinson III, Provost

Symphonic Winds
Just Vibe! - Chandler Wilson (b. 1984)
CWRU Wind Symphony
Recorded on March 15, 2021

Percussion Ensemble
Catching Shadows - Ivan Trevino (b. 1983)
Recorded on May 3, 2021

Keyboard Ensemble
Suite No. 1, Op. 5 (Fantaisie-Tableaux) for two pianos - Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873 - 1943)
Karen Ji, piano | Hudson Hu, piano
Recorded April 29, 2021

Woodwind and Brass Chamber Music
Duex Interludes -  Jacques Ibert (1890 - 1962)
II. Allegro vivo             
Lavender Zhou, flute | Randall John, violin | Caleb Owens, piano
Recorded April 17, 2021

Pop Ensemble
It Runs Through - Me Tom Misch
David Valencia, guitar | Jack Spencer, guitar | Jamie Lee, bass | Satchit Kshatriya, drums | Toyin Olabode, vocals | Sharon Li, vocals | Yifeng Yu, vocals

Case Concert Choir
Searching Love - Kim André Arnesen (b. 1980)
Cobi Ashkenazi, piano


String and Piano Chamber Music
Trio in C Major, Op. 87 for Violin, Cello and Piano - Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)
II. Andante con moto     
IV. Finale: Allegro giocoso
Tim Orlando, violin | David Ellis (faculty), cello | Hudson Hu, piano
Recorded on November 14, 2020

Case Camerata Chamber Orchestra
Chaconne in B-flat Major - Johann Fischer (1646 - 1716)
Recorded on March 13, 2021

Case/University Circle Symphony Orchestra
Violin Concerto No. 2 in D Minor, Op. 22 -  Henryk Wieniawski (1835 - 1880) arr. Allison Siekmann and Tim Orlando
II. Romance
III. Allegro con fuoco             
Tim Orlando, violin
Tour Across Eastern Europe Group
Recorded on April 28, 2021

Baroque Orchestra
Chaconne from 4me Concert de Simphonies - Antoine Dauvergne (1713 - 1797)
Recorded on April 11, 2021

Case/University Circle Symphony Orchestra
Dance of the Tumblers from The Snow Maiden  - Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov (1895 - 1978) arr. Allison Siekmann
Recorded April 28, 2021

Case Concert Choir
Shine On Case Western Reserve  - Scott R. Miller (CWRU ‘90, Law ‘93)