Saturday, September 24, 2016

7/24/2016 at 7:30 pm

Rapides Symphony Orchestra
Alexandria Riverfront Ampitheatre
1000 Main Street
Alexandria, Louisiana

PROGRAM

American Salute

I Got Rhythm

Someone to Watch Over Me

S'Wonderful

The Man I Love

Deep River

Lincoln Portrait

National Emblem

Washington Post March

Armed Forces Medley

Eternal Father Strong to Save

Three Centuries of American Song

You're a Grand Old Flag

God Bless America

1812 Overture

Stars and Stripes Forever

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Faculty Showcase Recital

9/20/2016 at 7:30 pm
Magale Recital Hall
Natchitoches, Louisiana

PROGRAM includes:

Andante Espressivo for Cello and Piano . . . . Charles Wuorinen

Paul Christopher, cello
Dr. Christine Allen, piano

L to R: P Christopher & Dr. Christine Allen

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

9/19/2016 at 7:30pm

Faculty Recital
Paul Christopher, cello
Dr. Francis Yang, piano
Magale Recital Hall
Northwestern State University
Natchitoches, La

Program

Malcolm Arnold . . . . Fantasy for Cello (1987)
(1921 - 2003)

John Tavener . . . . Threnos (1990)
(1944 - 2013)

Nigel Clarke . . . . Spectroscope (1987)
(1960 - )
Quasi Recitativo
Con Fuoco
Largo
Allegro spiritoso

Ralph Vaughan Williams . . . . Dark Pastoral (2010)
(1872-1958)
David Matthews
(1943- )

Dr. Francis Yang, piano

L to R: Dr. Yang and P. Christopher



Monday, September 12, 2016

9/12/2016 Recruiting in Kilgore, TX and Shreveport, LA

8:00 am and 8:50 am
Kilgore High School
Tristan Roberts and Mitch Moehring, Orchestra Directors and NSU alumni
Kilgore, Texas












12:45 pm
Southwood High School
Zachery Grant, Orchestra Director and NSU alumus
Shreveport, Louisiana





Sunday, September 11, 2016

Congratulations to Alonso Restrepo!

9/10/2016 Section Cello Auditions
Longview Symphony Orchestra
Gene Moon, music director and conductor
Kilgore,  Texas

Alonso Restrepo auditioned for Longview Symphony Orchestra conductor, Gene Moon, and then was offered a section cello position for the 2016-2017 season!


Wednesday, September 7, 2016

9/7/2016 at 7:30 pm

Luke Brouillette
Magale Recital Hall
Natchitoches, Louisiana

PROGRAM

Prelude from Solo Cello Suite No. 2 . . . . J.S. Bach (1685-1770)

Tango en Skaï . . . . Roland Dyens (1955- )

Purple Haze . . . . Jimi Hendrix (1942-1970)
with Paul Christopher, cello

Road Song . . . . Wes Montgomery (1923-1968)

Blue Train . . . . John Coltrane (1926-1967)
with The Diabolic Fusion Band: Luke Brouillette - guitar, Sammy Nix – drums, Antoine Stewart – bass, James Armstrong – keyboards

Squirrels On Acid . . . . Luke Brouillette (1957- )
with The Diabolic Fusion Band and The D-Monic String Quartet: Jonathan Andino – Violin, Bella Marlyn Triminio Guiterrez – Violin, Cesia Corrales – Viola, Paul Christopher – Cello

Gave it to the Water . . . . Luke Brouillette (1957- )
with The Purple Gang Rock Band featuring Billy O’Con: Luke Brouillette – Guitar, Sammy Nix – Drums, Antoine Stewart – Bass, Billy O’Con – Vocals

The D-Monic String Quartet and Luke Brouillette

Monday, September 5, 2016

9/6/2016 at 6:30 pm

String Quartet Recital
Natchmusik von BrainSurge
1260 Texas Street, Suite F
Alexandria, Louisiana

PROGRAM

Adagio and Fugue in C Minor. K. 617 . . . . W.A. Mozart

String Quartet No. 7 in F# Minor, Op. 108 . . . . D. Shostakovich

String Quartet No. 2 in D Major . . . . A. Borodin

Emilio Castro, Jonathan Andino, violins
Cesia Corrales, viola
Milovan Paz, cello

Click here for Jackson Harmeyer's program notes: http://media.wix.com/ugd/551327_609f763526524d27a7c3b36c0b52b65c.pdf

504 String Quartet




Sunday, August 28, 2016

9/2/2016 at 7:30 pm

Guest Artist Recital
Joy Keown Bedillion, Cellist
Magale Recital Hall
Natchitoches, Louisiana

PROGRAM
Suite No. 5 in C minor, BWV 1011 .... J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Prelude
Allemande
Courante
Sarabande
Gavotte 1 and 2
Gigue™

Suite No. 1, Opus 72 .... B. Britten (1913-1976)
Canto Primo
Fuga
Lamento
Canto Secondo
Serenata
Marcia
Canto Terza
Borodone
Moto Perpetuo E Canto Quarto

Master Class at 3:00 pm in Room 219 of the Music Building with Alba Maloff and Alonso Restrepo.

Masterclass with Alonso Restrepo & Alba Maloff