Brass Recital

Student Recital | Broadcast | Free | December 1, 2023 7:30 p.m.

Curtis Institute of Music students perform over 100 free recitals during the school year, held on most Monday, Wednesday, and Friday evenings. Admission requires advance registration and is complimentary.

This performance will be broadcasted live on Curtis’s Facebook and YouTube channels.

Please note: Performance programs are subject to last-minute changes and cancellations.


HIGDON Fanfare Quintet

Raúl Orellana, trumpet
Franz Maury, trumpet
Elizabeth Crafton, horn
Derek Gullett, trombone
Blair Bollinger, bass trombone

BERNSTEIN Brass Music: Rondo for Lifey

Franz Maury, trumpet
Adrian Zaragoza, piano

Elegy for Mippy I

Elizabeth Crafton, horn
Adrian Zaragoza, piano

Elegy for Mippy II

Derek Gullett, trombone

Waltz for Mippy III

Deandre Desir, tuba
Adrian Zaragoza, piano

Fanfare for Bima

Franz Maury, trumpet
Elizabeth Crafton, horn
Derek Gullett, trombone
Deandre Desir, tuba

DILORENZO Fire Dance

Raúl Orellana, trumpet
Franz Maury, trumpet
Elizabeth Crafton, horn
Derek Gullett, trombone
Deandre Desir, tuba

SMITH Red-tail and Hummingbird

Raúl Orellana, trumpet
Franz Maury, trumpet
Elizabeth Crafton, horn
Derek Gullett, trombone
Blair Bollinger, bass trombone
Deandre Desir, tuba

BERNSTEIN Dance Suite

Raúl Orellana, trumpet
Franz Maury, trumpet
Elizabeth Crafton, horn
Derek Gullett, trombone
Blair Bollinger, bass trombone
Tae McLoughlin, percussion

INTERMISSION
REGONDI Rêverie-Nocturne, Op. 19
MARTIN Quatre pièces brèves

Xingxing Yao, guitar

SCHUMANN Vier Märchenerzählungen, Op. 132

Simon Bakos, clarinet
Annis Cheuk Lam Ma, viola
Elias Ackerley, piano

BEETHOVEN Concerto in D Major, Op. 61

Dindin Jingyi Wang, violin
Jungeun Kim, piano

  • December 1, 2023
  • 7:30 p.m.
  • Curtis Institute of Music, Field Concert Hall

About the Performers

Elias Ackerley, from Shrewsbury, England, a student of Meng-Chieh Liu, is the Gay Elliot Scott Fellow and entered Curtis in 2019.   

Simon Bakos, from Mason, Ohio, a student of Anthony McGill, is the Ruth and Eugene Helmer Fellow and entered Curtis in 2020. 

Elizabeth Crafton, from Savannah, Ga., a student of Jeffrey Lang and Jennifer Montone, is a Curtis Institute of Music Fellow and entered Curtis in 2023.   

Derek Gullett, from Uniontown, Ohio, a student of Nitzan Haroz and Matthew Vaughn, is the Edwin B. Garrigues Fellow and entered Curtis in 2019.   

Annis Cheuk Lam Ma, from Hong Kong, a student of Misha Amory and Hsin-Yun Huang, is the Bernice and Howard Levinson Fellow and entered Curtis in 2023.   

Franz Maury, from Paris, a student of David Bilger, is the Louisa Knapp Curtis Fellow and entered Curtis in 2022.   

Tae McLoughlin, from South Orange, N.J., a student of Ji Su Jung, Don Liuzzi, and Eric Millstein, is the Stanley and Bertha Rogasner Fellow and entered Curtis in 2021.   

Raúl Orellana, from Parkland, Fla., a student of David Bilger, is the Abigail Rebecca Zubrow Cohen Memorial Fellow and entered Curtis in 2019.   

Dindin Jingyi Wang, from Changsha, China, a student of Shmuel Ashkenasi and Pamela Frank, is a Curtis Institute of Music Fellow and entered Curtis in 2021.   

Xingxing Yao, from Hangzhou, China, a student of David Starobin and Jason Vieaux, is the Emilio Gravagno Fellow and entered Curtis in 2020.   

Adrian Zaragoza, from Davis, Calif., a student of Michelle Cann, is the Hirsig Family Fellow and entered Curtis in 2022.   

Blair Bollinger (Trombone ’86), faculty 

Jungeun Kim, director of instrumental accompaniment 

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