CCM ORCHESTRA SERIES PRESENTS

D MAJOR/ D MINOR

 

7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, Corbett Auditorium

CCM Philharmonia

Mark Gibson, music director  
Hannah Schendel, graduate student conductor 
Featuring student artist Yucheng Zeng, violin

Enjoy contrasting views of tonality and style in a performance that features works by modern master Gabriela Lena Frank, Igor Stravinsky and Antonín Dvořák. Winner of the CCM Violin Concerto Competition, doctoral student Yucheng Zeng will be featured as soloist in Stravinsky’s virtuosic Violin Concerto in D Major, which will be conducted by doctoral student Hannah Schendel.

Apu: Tone Poem for Orchestra

Commissioned by Carnegie Hall for the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America

In Andean Peru, spirits are said to inhabit rocks, rivers and mountain peaks with the intent of keeping a watchful eye on travelers passing through highland roads. The apu is one of the more well-known spirits that is sometimes portrayed as a minor deity with a mischievous side who is rarely seen. Simple folk song and a solemn prayer often successfully placate the apu to ensure safe passage through the mountains.

Apu: Tone Poem for Orchestra begins with a short folkloric song inspired by the agile pinkillo flute, a small slender instrument that packs well into the small bags of travelers who must travel light. It is followed by the extended haillí of the second movement, a prayer to the apu, which flows attacca to the third movement in which the apu makes its’ brief but brilliant and dazzling appearance before disappearing once again into the mountain peaks.

Gabriela Lena Frank

Musical Selections

Philharmonia Repertoire

  • Apu: Tone Poem for Orchestra (2017) 
    Gabriela Lena Frank (b. 1972)
    • I. Pinkillo Serrano
    • II. Haillí
    • III. Apu
       
  • Concerto in D (1931; rev. 1961) 
    Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)
    • 1. Toccata
    • 2. Aria I
    • 3. Aria II
    • 4. Capriccio

Yucheng Zeng, violin
Hannah Schendel, conductor 
Zeng is a student of Professor Kurt Sassmannshaus

 

  • Symphony No. 7, Op. 70 (1884-85)
    Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)
    • I.  Allegro maestoso
    • II. Poco adagio
    • III. Scherzo: Vivace
    • IV. Finale: Allegro

About CCM Philharmonia

The CCM Philharmonia, under the direction of Professor and CCM Director of Orchestral Studies Mark Gibson, is recognized as one of the world’s elite conservatory orchestras. The breadth of each season’s concert series rivals many of the world’s great performing organizations, and the Philharmonia presents a body of repertoire that encompasses more than what most conservatories venture to program. The close bond between the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and CCM’s orchestral program invigorates student conductors and instrumentalists alike, and CCM’s commitment to high standards enriches the cultural life of Greater Cincinnati. 

the flair and technique of a professional ensemble

Rafael's Music Notes

Roster

Philharmonia Roster

Mark Gibson, music director 
Hannah Schendel, graduate student conductor

 

Violin I

  • Cassidy Franzmeier, co-concertmaster
  • KayCee Galano, assistant concertmaster
  • Sejin Byun
  • Danbi Choi
  • Yu-Ting Chiu
  • Amelia Korbitz
  • Riki Nagai
  • Natalie Orth
  • Gabby Sewell
  • Ava Shedd
  • Alayne Wegner
  • Zhe Xiao

Violin II

  • Clara Brown, co-principal
  • Yasmine Bougacha, co-principal
  • Emma Joyce, assistant principal
  • Kiran Rajamani, assistant principal
  • Ju-Young Lee
  • Madeline C. Marshall
  • Rafael Roig-Francoli
  • Andrew Smeader
  • Jiayi Sun
  • Yinyin Sun

Viola

  • Cristian Diaz, co-principal
  • Tyler McKisson, co-principal
  • Matthias Young, assistant principal
  • Emily Stegmuller, assistant principal
  • Murphy Combs
  • Lauryn Koeppel
  • Yufeng Lin
  • Celeste Meisel
  • Melissa Peraza
  • Yue Qin
  • Lila Reeser
  • Nathaniel Sendi
  • Peng-Huei Shen

Cello

  • Jacqueline Pegis, co-principal
  • Joe Kovac, co-principal
  • Abigail Leidy, assistant principal
  • Lucas Orth, assistant principal                                                                
  • Liam Battle
  • Anna Macintosh
  • Hye-Jeong Oh      
  • Luis Parra
  • Samantha Powell       

Bass

  • Lorenzo Nigrelli, principal
  • Nicholas Blackburn, assistant principal
  • Taiga Benito
  • Hollie Greenwood
  • Peter McCutcheon
  • Anna Mears
  • Brooks Salloum    
  • Lydia Young

Flute

  • Lianna Bartlett1
  • Dayna Hagstedt
  • Anne Luetkenhaus3
  • Jocelyn Zhang2

Oboe

  • Leo De La Cruz3
  • Ashley Miley
  • Luca Ortolani
  • Elena Suarez Davila2
  • Zach Walker1

Clarinet

  • Rachel Beil2
  • Ian Bunt
  • Ji-Wen Tyler Song1
  • Jason Wilcox3

Bassoon

  • Bryan Benson2
  • Kathleen Moran1
  • Collin Walter3

Horn

  • Joseph Bagdovitz
  • Brady Catlett1
  • Jesus Garcia Palacios
  • Daniel Itzkowitz2
  • Jacob Speakman3

Trumpet

  • Antwan Hill2
  • Mary Maule3
  • David Riggs1

Trombone

  • Gabriel Gilliland2
  • Madison Smith1
  • Cameron Webb3

Bass Trombone

  • Sean Reynolds

Tuba

  • Caroline Habig

Harp

  • Madeline Arney

Piano

  • Brian McCann

Timpani

  • Peter Loferski2
  • Kyle Roemer1&3

Percussion

  • Emily Dickman
  • Jared Kohli2
  • Peter Loferski1
  • Kyle Roemer

Librarians

  • Liam Gibb
  • Citlalmina Hernandez Toro

Graduate Assistants

  • Stephan Fillare
  • Stephen Hardie
  • Brian McCann
  • Hannah Schendel

1 denotes principal player in Frank

2 denotes principal player in Stravinsky

3 denotes principal player in Dvorak

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CCM ensembles present their first concerts of spring semester

January 23, 2023

The UC College-Conservatory of Music’s Spring 2023 Concert Series continues this week with performances by some of the college’s premier ensembles. The CCM Wind Symphony, CCM Philharmonia and CCM Jazz Orchestra return to the stage of Corbett Auditorium this week.

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Counseling services now available to CCM students through...

January 18, 2023

CCM students can now access counseling services within the CCM Village thanks to the addition of a CAPS embedded clinician. A member of UC’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) staff, Dalziel Reliford-Stone (she/her/hers) is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with Supervision (LPCC-S) who will serve as an embedded clinician for CCM and DAAP. In this new position, Dalziel hopes to work with students and staff to support a culture that embraces authenticity, self-acceptance and wholeness.

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Cincinnati Business Courier: CCM’s production of ‘Fellow...

January 12, 2023

The Cincinnati Business Courier recently published Janelle Gelfand’s preview of Cincinnati’s 2023 arts offerings. CCM’s upcoming production of Gregory Spears and Greg Pierce’s "Fellow Travelers" is included as one of the highlights of the new year.

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Scholarship and Resident Artist Sponsor
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
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The Corbett Endowment at CCM
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All-Steinway School Sponsor
Louise H. & David S. Ingalls Foundation, Inc.
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Dr. & Mrs. Carl G. Fischer 
Greg Mathein 
Gary & Barb Cummins 
Jim & Linda Miller 
George & Carroll Roden
Musical Theatre Department Sponsors
Genevieve Smith
Opera Production Sponsor
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Opera D’Arte Sponsor
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Estate of Mr. William A. Friedlander
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Dr. Randolph L. Wadsworth
Judith Schonbach Landgren and Peter Landgren
Mr. & Mrs. Harry H. Santen
Elizabeth C.B. Sittenfeld
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas E. Stegman
Mrs. Theodore W. Striker
Mrs. Harry M. Hoffheimer
Ariel Quartet Sponsors
Jan Rogers
Willard and Jean Mulford Charitable Fund of the Cambridge Charitable Foundation
Choral Studies Sponsors
Anonymous
  Classical Guitar Sponsor

Mr. & Mrs. Joseph W. Hirschhorn
Orchestral Sponsor
Dorothy Richard Starling Foundation
Starling Pre-Collegiate Sponsor
Starling Strings Sponsor
Dr. Timothy E. and Janet L. Johnson
Thom Miles and Roberta Gary
Organ Department Sponsors
Keyboard Club of Cincinnati
Louis and Susan Meisel
Piano Department Sponsors
Kevin and Nancy Rhein
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Edward Donovan and Cheryl Carter
Jeff Thomas Catering
The Castleberry Family
KMK Law
Paula Boggs Muething & Brian Muething
Patti Myers & Alan Flaherty
Trish & Rick Bryan
Graeter’s Ice Cream 
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Event Sponsors
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The Cincinnati area and the land that the University of Cincinnati has been built on is the native homeland of the Indigenous Algonquian speaking tribes, including the Delaware, Miami, and Shawnee tribes.


Box Office

Located in the CCM Atrium, the Box Office is open Monday through Friday, 1-5 p.m.; and one hour prior to curtain for all ticketed performances. MasterCard, Visa and Discover cards are accepted.

  • Location: CCM Atrium Lobby next to Corbett Auditorium
  • Telephone: 513-556-4183
  • Email: boxoff@uc.edu
  • Mail: CCM Box Office, P.O. Box 210003, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0003

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Convenient parking is available in the CCM Garage at the base of Corry Boulevard off of Jefferson Avenue. Additional parking is available in garages throughout the UC campus. Any questions concerning on-campus parking should be directed to UC Parking Services at 513-556-2283.


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If you find that you cannot attend your performance, your tickets may be donated for tax credit as a charitable contribution. Simply notify the Box Office prior to the performance to release your seats, and give your name and address. A tax donation receipt will be mailed to you.


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The House Manager has been instructed to minimize the disturbance to patrons already seated when accommodating latecomers. The director and producer of each production select times that are least likely to interrupt the performance, and latecomers will be seated only during these times. Latecomers who miss these opportunities will not be admitted until intermission. Children under the age of 6 will not be admitted.


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The video or audio recording of performances is prohibited.

The use of cameras, with or without flashes, recording devices, cellular phones and other electronic devices inside the theater is prohibited. Please leave them with the House Manager.


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Smoking and refreshments are not permitted in the theater. Effective May 1, 2017, smoking and tobacco use (including chewing tobacco and electronic cigarettes) shall be prohibited by students, staff, faculty, visitors, vendors and contractors at all times in or on University of Cincinnati properties, including events on university property during non-school hours. This includes all shelters, indoor and outdoor theaters and athletic facilities, bridges, walkways, sidewalks, residence halls, parking lots, and street parking and garages owned by the university.


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Telex listening devices are available for checkout during performances in both Patricia Corbett Theater and Corbett Auditorium. Please inquire at the Box Office.


Wheelchair Seating

Wheelchair seating is available in both Corbett Auditorium and Patricia Corbett Theater. Seating is limited, so reservations should be made with the Box Office when ordering tickets. These seats are subject to availability.


Group Sales

The Box Office can accommodate groups for major productions and concerts. Preview and benefit performances are also available for some productions. For more information, call the CCM Box Office at 513-556-4183.


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CCM's faculty and staff and its state-of-the-art facilities make possible the professional training and exceptional education on which CCM believes the future of the arts relies. The school's roster of eminent faculty regularly receives distinguished honors for creative and scholarly work, and its alumni have achieved notable success in the performing and media arts. More than 150 internationally recognized faculty members work with students from around the world, specializing in eight areas of study.


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Performance dates and repertoire are subject to change. View CCM's current calendar of events.

The purpose of these performances is educational, and they are part of a University of Cincinnati academic program.