CCM's COVID Etude Project

CCM presents three concert streams featuring piano students performing in the Robert J. Werner Recital Hall and in other performance spaces throughout the world!

Developed by CCM faculty members Soyeon Kate Lee and Ran Dank and presented in conjunction with the CCMONSTAGE Online series of concert streams, the COVID Etude Project showcases CCM students performing three complete sets of etudes by composers Franz Liszt, Claude Debussy and William Bolcom. 

Franz Liszt's Transcendental Etudes

Claude Debussy's Twelve Études

  • 00:00​ Introduction by Soyeon Kate Lee and Ran Dank 
  • 01:54​ Pour les ‘cinq doigts’ (d'après Monsieur Czerny): Ye Qian 
  • 04:48​ Pour les tierces: Shaoming Yang 
  • 08:00​ Pour les quartes: Chisato Fuji 
  • 12:57​ Pour les sixtes: Yiyue Su 
  • 16:45​ Pour les octaves: Anjun Zheng 
  • 19:47​ Pour les huit doigts: Angela Pui-Yee Lau 
  • 21:26​ Pour les degrés chromatiques: Dongqin Yu 
  • 23:42​ Pour les agréments: Yuyao Qu 
  • 28:20​ Pour les notes répétées: Helena Kim 
  • 31:44​ Pour les sonorités opposées: Hyrum Arnesen 
  • 37:47​ Pour les arpèges composés: Gavin Davis 
  • 43:23​ Pour les accords: Jiao Sun 
  • 47:58​ Show Closing Sequence

William Bolcom's Twelve New Etudes

  • 00:00​ Introduction by Soyeon Kate Lee and Ran Dank 
  • 01:54​ Fast, furious: Stuart Zhang 
  • 02:50​ Récitatif: Stuart Zhang 
  • 07:34​ Mirrors: Seran Lee 
  • 09:25​ Scène d’opéra: Catharine Baek 
  • 12:01​ Butterflies, hummingbirds: Ming-Li Liu 
  • 14:29​ Nocturne: Joseph Vaz 
  • 17:33​ Premonitions: PyeongAn Kim 
  • 20:55​ Rag infernal (Syncopes apocalyptiques): Yaoyue Huang 
  • 23:05​ Invention: Yvette Kuo 
  • 26:17​ Vers le silence: Ariadne Antipa 
  • 33:33​ Hi-jinks: Vikki Chen 
  • 35:14​ Hymne à l’amour: Scott Sherman 
  • 42:03​ Show Closing Sequence
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