Sunday, October 24, 2010

Saturday, 10/30/2010 @ 7:30 pm

Rapides Symphony Orchestra
Coughlin Sunders Performing Arts Center
Alexandria, Louisiana

A concert of Shadows and Light featuring Melinda Zak, Harpist

On our Halloween-inspired convert, you will hear Mussorgsky's spooky Night on Bald Mountain, Debussy's Sacred and Profane Dances and Tchaikovsky's fateful Fourth Symphony.

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Saturday, 10/16/2010 @ 12:30 pm

Music Teachers National Association State Competitions
Young Artist Division Winner:
Minjeong Kim, pianist and Lillia Lara, cellist

Friday, October 8, 2010

Monday, October 4, 2010

Friday, 10/15/2010

School for Creative and Performing Arts
Northwestern State University
String Division Presentations

9:00 am-10:00 am .... Lianne Huff (NSU alumni)
Mind over Metronome
Band Room, 122

10:00 am-11:00 am .... Elizabeth O’Bannon (Assistant Concertmaster, Shreveport Symphony Orchestra) Stringing From Scratch
Band Room, 122

11:00 am-12:00 pm .... General Session: Composition Competition Winners Recital, 2010 LMTA/MTNA Commissioned Piece Premiere,   Quartetto Number 2 per quattro violoncelli .... Kenneth Olson (LSMSA faculty member)
Jorge Rodriguez, cello I, Whitney Allen, cello II, Milovan Paz, cello III, Paul Christopher, cello IV

Al Benner

1:00 pm- 2:00 pm .... NSU Chamber Orchestra Recital featuring LSMSA faculty member Al Benner's Illuminations in Magale Recital Hall

Tina Martin

2:30 pm-3:30 pm .... Tina Martin (NSU graduate student) The Importance of Psychological Practice Methods
Choral Room, 103

Dr. Michael Buckles
3:00 pm-4:00 pm .... Michael Buckles (McNeese State University)
Service Learning and String Instruction
Band Room, 122

Dr. Matthew Daline
3:30 – 4:30 pm .... Matthew Daline (LSU-Baton Rouge) Designing a Studio Website
Choral Room, 103

Thursday, 10/14/2010

Louisiana Music Teachers' Association Conference
School for Creative and Performing Arts
Northwestern State University
String Division Presentations

Left: Javier Laya
9:00 am-10:00 am .... Javier Laya (NSU undergraduate) The Sistema: Venezuela’s Orchestra Education Program
Band Room, 122

Middle: Lina Morita and Dr. Lin He
11:00 am–12:00 pm .... Lin He, violin (LSU-Baton Rouge) and Lina Morita, piano (McNeese State University) Slightly Overlooked: American Music for Violin and Piano
Magale Recital Hall

Josue Ramirez
2:30 pm–3:30 pm .... Josue Ramirez (NSU alumni, DMA candidate LSU-Baton Rouge) The Benefits of Performing Opera Paraphrases and Vocal Repertoire on Stringed Instruments
Choral Room, 103

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Thursday, 10/7/2010, @ 3:30 pm

Bossier Parish Community College
Performing Arts Theater


Etudes for Two Violoncelli, Opus 78 .... Jacques Offenbach (1819-1880)
1 in B flat major, Moderato
Whitney Allen and Paul Christopher, celli
3 in A major, Andante
5 in C major, Moderato
7 in C major, Andante
9 in B major, Tenuto non troppo
11 in B flat major, Allergo scherzando

String Quartet No. 61 in D minor, Opus 76, No. 2 (“Fifths”) .... Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Andante o piu tosto allegretto
Zvuk String Quartet
Finale: Vivace assai

Zvuk String Quartet
Edward Charity, violin I
Petra Bubanjaga, violin II
Mario Torres, viola
Brett Andrews, cello

Saturday, October 2, 2010

Saturday, 10/2/2010 @ 7:30 pm

Longview Symphony Orchestra
Belcher Performing Arts Center
Le Tourneau University


Music for the Royal Fireworks .... GF Handel

Adagio for Strings .... S Barber

Romanian Folk Dances .... B Bartok

Violin Concerto in D major .... J Brahms

Shannon Lee, violin soloist