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This concert is a tribute to a long-time friend and colleague, Karel Husa. The program is only a sampling of his excellent list of chamber music compositions. Husa was appointed a lecturer in composition at Ithaca College in 1967, and was the Kappa Alpha Professor of Music Emeritus at Cornell from 1954 to 1992.

Program: 

  • Twelve Moravian Songs (Deborah Montgomery-Cove, soprano and Charis Dimaras, piano)
  • Three Studies for Solo Clarinet (Richard Faria, clarinet)
  • Sonatina, Op. 1 (Charis Dimaras, piano)
  • Élégie et Rondeau (Deborah Martin, piano; Steven Mauk, alto saxophone; Diane Birr, piano)
  • Five Poems for Wind Quintet (Wendy Herbener Mehne, flute; Paige Morgan, oboe; Michael Galván, clarinet; Christin Schillinger, bassoon; Alexander Shuhan, horn)
  • String Quartet No. 3 (Susan Waterbury, violin; Calvin Wiersma, violin; Kyle Armbrust, viola; Elizabeth Simkin, cello
  • Cayuga Lake Memories (Wendy Herbener Mehne, flute; Paige Morgan, oboe; Michael Galván, clarinet; Christin Schillinger, bassoon; Kim Dunnick, trumpet; Alexander Shuhan, horn; Johanna Wiley, bass trombone; Jasmine Pigott, tuba; Susan Waterbury, violin; Calvin Wiersma, violin; Kyle Armbrust, viola; Elizabeth Simkin, cello; Diane Birr, piano; Gordon Stout, percussion; Christopher Hughes, conductor

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