Chamber Music Series

Admiral Launch Duo SCCC School of Music Chamber Series
Admiral Launch Duo
Thursday, October 15, 2015
7:30 p.m., Carl B. Taylor Auditorium, free
Jonathan Hulting-Cohen, saxophone and Jennifer Ellis, harp

Since their debut in 2013, the Admiral Launch Duo has explored new sounds for harp and saxophone through
improvisation and direct collaboration with composers. In their first SCCC Chamber Music Series concert, the Duo will premiere works by Stephen Rush, Patrick O’Malley, and Natalie Moller along with works by Camille Saint-Saëns, Christine Hedden, and Diana Sussman. The Duo has performed at the inaugural Northwestern University New Music Conference, Humanities Education and Research Association 2015 Conference, University of Michigan Social Justice Art Festival, and Northbrook Parisian Salon Concerts, and has just completed a residency at the Avaloch Farm Music Institute.

Karen Hosmer Gili Melamed Lev and Mark Evans

Gili Melamed-Lev and Mark Evans, piano four hands
With Lucille Beer, mezzo-soprano, and Karen Hosmer, oboe
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
7:30 p.m., Carl B. Taylor Auditorium, free
Gili Melamed-Lev and Mark Evans once again join forces to perform the rich repertoire of four-hand music, including Brahms’s Neue Liebeslieder Waltzes and
Hungarian Dances and Schubert’s Grand Rondo in A major. Renowned mezzo-soprano Lucille Beer graces the stage, performing with Evans several songs from their 2010 CD Lucille Beer Sings. Karen Hosmer, principal oboe of the Albany Symphony Orchestra, joins Evans to perform the Sonata for Oboe and Piano by Poulenc.

For more information on any of these performances, please contact Laura Cossart in the School of Music at (518) 381-1231 or by e-mail:

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