February 10, 2014 | Program

After Dinner Mint | "Americana"
02/10/14 | 7 p.m. | Hockett Family Recital Hall

What could be more American than music by Copland, Bernstein, Richard Hundley, our own Dana Wilson, and jazz selections from the Great American Songbook? Enjoy your dinner and then come join members of the Ithaca College School of Music faculty for an evening of truly American music.

Featured on this concert will be members of the voice, piano, violin, percussion, trumpet, clarinet, and even saxophone faculty. This Americana program, with its wide variety of styles, will surely offer something to satisfy the musical tastes of all.

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The Program 

Quiet City (1939/2010)     
Aaron Copland
(1900-1990)
Diane Birr, piano
Kim Dunnick, trumpet
Michael Galván, clarinet and bass clarinet
Steven Mauk, alto saxophone

Pass That Football, from "Wonderful Town" (1953)      
Leonard Bernstein
(1918-1990)
Randie Blooding, baritone
Blaise Bryski, piano

Take me home (2013)*      
Dana Wilson
(b.1946)
I. Intimately, plaintively       
II. Freely, dramatically, with energy!
Susan Waterbury, violin

Seashore Girls (1989)         
Richard Hundley
(b. 1931)
David Parks, tenor
Blaise Bryski, piano

Come Ready and See Me (1971)   
Richard Hundley
Kim Dunnick Trumpet
Blaise Bryski, piano

Oh My Darling Troubles Heaven With Her Loveliness (1998)   
Richard Hundley
David Parks, tenor
Blaise Bryski, piano

Arise My Love (1981)         
Richard Hundley
Ivy Walz, mezzo-soprano
David Parks, tenor
Blaise Bryski, piano

"The Wrong Blues"  
Alec Wilder
(1907 - 1980)
Catherine Gale, vocal
Mike Titlebaum, saxophone

"Of Thee I Sing" (1931)      
George and Ira Gershwin
(1898-1937; 1898-1983)
Catherine Gale, vocal
Mike Titlebaum, saxophone