As a weekly offering of beauty and resilience during the global health crisis, we are proud to introduce our Friday Soirée Series—inspiring performances by our students brought directly to the comfort of your home.

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April 10, 2020 - Ellen Hayashi, Violin

Sonata No. 3 by Johann Sebastian Bach, Movements II, III



April 17, 2020 - BEAR Quartet

String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor by Felix Mendelssohn, NPR's From the Top

Student performers:
Rachel Call, Violin
Ellen Hayashi, Violin
Abby Smith, Viola
Benson Marshall, Cello




April 24, 2020: Alumna Rachel Call, Violin

Lone by Rachel Call
Accompanied by Felicia He



May 1, 2020: Maya Marsh, Piano

"November" from The Seasons by Pyotr Ilych Tchaikovsky




May 8, 2020: Makenzie Hart, Violin

Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64, Mvt. 1, Felix Mendelssohn 




May 15, 2020: Alumna Shenae Anderson, Violin

Love Song, Op. 7, No. 1 by Josef Suk




May 22, 2020: Resilience Celebration livestream

Suzuki Twinkles, "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" by W.A. Mozart
Solfege Class, "Golliwog's Cakewalk" by Clause Debussy
Alumna Shenae Anderson, "Valse Sentimentale" by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky & "Salut d'amour" by Edward Elgar & "Banjo and Fiddle" by William Kroll
Dr. Vera Watanabe, "Be Still My Soul" from Finlandia by Jean Sibelius
Conservatory Orchestra and Alumni, "Simple Gifts" from Appalachian Spring by Aaron Copland



May 29, 2020: Makenzie Hart, Eliza Hart, and Sarah Kendell, Violin

Concerto for Three Violins in F Major, RV 551 by Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) III. Allegro
Accompanied by Allison Kendell


June 5, 2020: Dr. Vera Oussetskaia-Watanabe, Piano

"Be Still My Soul" from Finlandia by Jean Sibelius
Arranged by Dr. Vera Oussetskaia-Watanabe


June 12, 2020: Conservatory Students

"A New Satiesfaction" inspired by Erik Satie and arranged by Stephen Koncz

Student performers:
Natalie Boberg, Violin
Alumna Hannah Brown, Cello
Eliza Hart, Violin
Makenzie Hart, Violin
Ellen Hayashi, Violin
Aryanna Holmes, Violin
Sarah Kendell, Violin
Lauryn Lee, Violin
Brighton Papac, Cello
Logan Purser, Viola
Abby Smith, Viola
Ezekiel Sokoloff, Violin
Ellie Wirthlin, Cello



June 19, 2020: Isabella Bueno, Piano

Piano Concerto in D Minor, K 466, 1st Mvt. by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Accompanied by Dr. Koji Attwood




June 26, 2020: Vivian Stewart, Piano

"Of Foreign Lands and Peoples" from Kinderszenen by Robert Schumann



July 3, 2020: Abby Marshall, piano

Melody Op. 68, No. 1 from Album for the Young by Robert Schumann


Friday Soirée Series Archive | Gifted Music School


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