Curtis Composers in Concert

Student Recital | December 3, 2022 8:00 p.m.

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

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


Program
ELISE ARANCIO Milk Tooth

Kate Arndt, violin
So-Young Choi, violin
Grace Takeda, viola
Francis Carr, cello

LEIGHA AMICK The Memory of Machines

Sam Higgins, countertenor
Leigha Amick, electronics

INTERMISSION
MAYA MIRO JOHNSON You May Resume Breathing: scene from Patience

Oliver Talukder, oboe
Alexander Erlich-Herzog, bass clarinet
Tae McLoughlin, percussion
Hannah Klein, mezzo-soprano
Thomas Patteson, synthesizer
Maya Miro Johnson, electronics
Tobias Vigneau, double bass
Jacob Niemann, conductor

ADRIAN WONG Glass Flowers

Julin Cheung, flute
Tzu-Yi Yu, clarinet
Hannah Tam, violin
Matthew Christakos, cello

ALISTAIR COLEMAN Notebook Fragments

Amy J. Yang, piano

About the Performers

Sam Higgins, from Milton, Mass., a student of adjunct faculty member Julia Faulkner, is the Arthur Tracy Fellow and entered Curtis in 2021.

Leigha Amick, from Boulder, Colo., a student of Richard Danielpour, Nick DiBerardino, Jonathan Bailey Holland, Amy Beth Kirsten, and Steven Mackey, is the Jimmy Brent Fellow and entered Curtis in 2021.

Julin Cheung, from Seattle, a student of Jeffrey Khaner, is the Gerry and Marguerite Lenfest Fellow and entered Curtis in 2020.

Tzu-Yi Yu, from Taoyuan City, Taiwan, a student of Anthony McGill, is a Curtis Institute of Music Fellow and entered Curtis in 2022.

Hannah Tam, from Hong Kong, a student of Ida Kavafian, is the Demeng Foundation Fellow and entered Curtis in 2018.

Matthew Christakos, from Toronto, a student of Gary Hoffman and Peter Wiley, is the Joseph Druian Fellow and entered Curtis in 2019.

Oliver Talukder, from Glenview, Ill., a student of Katherine Needleman and Philippe Tondre, is the Joseph F. Baker and William S. Mulherin Fellow and entered Curtis in 2020.

Alexander Erlich-Herzog, from Concord, Mass., a student of Anthony McGill, is a Curtis Institute of Music 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 Carol Coe Conway Memorial Fellow and entered Curtis in 2021.

Hannah Klein, from Concord, Mass., a student of adjunct faculty member Julia Faulkner, is the Amaranth Foundation Fellow and entered Curtis in 2016.

Maya Miro Johnson, from Salt Lake City, a student of Richard Danielpour, Nick DiBerardino, Jonathan Bailey Holland, Amy Beth Kirsten, and Steven Mackey, is the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Fellow and entered Curtis in 2019.

Tobias Vigneau, from Albuquerque, N.M., a student of Edgar Meyer and Harold Hall Robinson, is the Gie and Lisa Liem Fellow and entered Curtis in 2020.

Jacob Niemann, from Plainsboro, N.J., a student of Yannick Nézet-Séguin, is the Rita E. Hauser Conducting Fellow and entered Curtis in 2020.

Kate Arndt, guest artist

So-Young Choi, guest artist

Grace Takeda ’21, guest artist

Francis Carr ’21, guest artist

Thomas Patteson, faculty

Amy J. Yang, faculty

Special Thanks

The Edith L. and Robert Prostkoff Memorial Concert Series. The Curtis Institute of Music receives funding from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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