Student Recital Series

April 12, 2013

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – The Illinois Wesleyan School of Music will present a series of senior student recitals on Saturday, April 13. Violinist Alicia Gummes ’13 from Joliet, Ill., will begin the series, performing at 11 a.m., followed by pianist Jensin Roberts ’13 from Dixon, Ill., at 1 p.m., violinist Gabriella Pittsford ’13 from Wheaton, Ill., at 3 p.m. and percussionist Stand Dulkoski ’13 from Arlington Heights, Ill., at 5 p.m. All performances will take place in Westbrook Auditorium of Presser Hall (1210 N. Park St., Bloomington). The recitals are free and open to the public.

Gummes will perform “Ciaccona” by Johann Sebastian Bach, “Sonata No. 8 in G Major for Piano and Violin, Op. 3, No. 3” by Ludwig van Beethoven, “44 Duets for two violins” by Béla Bartók, “Caprice No. 23, Op. 3 (‘Harmonic Labyrinth’)” by Pietro Antonio Locatelli and “Concerto for Violin in A minor, Op. 82” by Alexander Glazunov.

Roberts will perform “Sonata in E-Flat Major, No.26, Op.81a” by Ludwig van Beethoven, “Prelude and Fugue in F minor, BWV 881” by Johann Sebastian Bach, “Hommage à Rameau” by Claude Debussy and “Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op. 23” by Frederic Chopin.

Pittsford will perform “Sonata No. 2 in A minor, BWV 1003” by J.S. Bach, “Danse Espagnole from La Vida Breve” by Manuel de Falla and arranged by Fritz Kreisler and String “Quartet No. 2 in F Major, Op. 92” by  Sergei Prokofiev. Pittsford will also be performing “Violin Concerto No. 3 in B minor, Op. 61” by Camille Saint-Saëns along with Alicia Gummes on violin, Maya Abboud on viola and Doug Cook on cello.

Dulkoski will perform “8 pieces for 4 Timpani” by Elliot Carter, “Prism for Solo Marimba” by Keiko Abe, ‘Theatric No.1: “Hiding in Plain Sight’” by Casey Cangelosi, “Douze Etudes pour Caisse Claire” by Jaques Delecluse, “Marimba Concerto” by   Eric Ewazen, “Rhythm Song” by Paul Smadbeck, “Sing Sing Sing” by Louis Prima, and as performed by Jeff Hamilton, and “The Whistler” by George Hamilton Green, arranged by Bob Becker.

For additional information, contact the School of Music Office at (309) 556-3061.

Contact: Natalya Grabavoy, ‘13 (309) 556-3181,