Student Composition Concert

 April 15, 2015  

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.—The Illinois Wesleyan University School of Music will present a concert of students’ compositions on April 21 at 8 p.m. in the Westbrook Auditorium of Presser Hall (1210 N. Park St., Bloomington).

As part of the IWU New Music Series, the free concert will feature student composers, performers, and conductors. The concert’s program includes: 

  • Hadrian’s Wall, by Zach Siegel ’15
    • Michelle Riechers ’16, trumpet
    • Zach Siegel ’15, trombone
    • Jacob Taitel ’18, tuba
  • String Quartet #1, by Alexander Riak ’18
    • Cara Fulcher ’16, Megan Cherry ’17, violin
    • Anna Wagner ’17, viola
    • Nathaniel Wilkins ’17, cello
  • Bear Patiently My Heart (Text: Homer, The Iliad), by Tommy Bravos ’17
    • Members of Collegiate Choir, J. Scott Ferguson, conductor
  • From Theories and Dreams, by Megan Cherry ’17
    • Cathryn Volk ’15, piano
  • To Sleep, Perchance to Dream (Text: William Shakespeare), by Ryan Donlin ’17
    • Samuel Mullooly ’16, baritone
    • Ryan Donlin ’17, piano
  • L’hiver coule en rouge, by John Gardner ’17
    • Cathryn Volk ’15, piano
  • Media Vita, by Samuel Mullooly ’16
    • IWU Chamber Singers, conducted by Samuel Mullooly
  • Voices in the Dark, composed and performed by pianist Maya Abboud ’16
  • To the Moon (Text: Percy Bysshe Shelley), by Timothy McDunn ’16
    • Celia Williams ’17, voice
    • David Flowers ’16, piano
  • Poltergeist of a Polish Pianist, by Samuel Mullooly ’16
    • Matt Mason ’16, piano
  • Stay Inside, by Celia Williams ’17
    • John Fegan ’17, bass
    • Celia Williams ’17, piano
  • Solve for X, by Samuel Mullooly ‘16
    • Natalie Hoijer ’15, flute
    • Joy Doran, adjunct instructor in keyboard, piano
  • Because I Could Not Stop For Death (Text: E. Dickinson), by Tommy Bravos ’17
    • John Cossio ’15, voice
    • Tommy Bravos ’17, piano
  • Little Birds, composed and performed by Anna Wagner ’17
  • Old Flames, by Ayethaw Tun ’15, Ryan Donlin ’17, Robert Kuntz ’18
    • Braden Poole ’16, vocal
    • Ayethaw Tun ’15, guitar
    • Joseph Bakke ’16, guitar
    • Ryan Donlin ’17, electric bass
    • Robert Kuntz ’18, drums
  • Teeth, by Ryan Donlin ’17
    • Ryan Donlin ’17, baritone, electric guitar
    • Ayethaw Tun ’15, electric bass
    • Robert Kuntz ’18, drums
    • Krystyna Lopez ’17, violin
    • Anna Wagner ’17, viola
    • Ryan Anderson ’17, cello
    • Soprano: Celia Williams ’17, Miranda Mhoon ’17, Lauren Schafer ’15, Emily Brink ’17, Megan Koch ’17, Anna Karnick ’17
    • Alto: Chelci Wilson ’16, Kelsey Maka ’17, Samantha Noga ’16, Saralyn Muryn ’18, Katie Kraft ’18, Hannah Scatterday ’17
    • Tenor: Tommy Bravos ’17, Donald Brown ’17, Joey Petrando ’17, John Gelasi ’17, JJ Novak ’16, Grant Daigle ’17
    • Baritone: Samuel Mullooly ’16, Braden Poole ’16, Loreto Delgado ’16, John McHugh ’17, Jacob Nowakowski ’17, John Fegan ’17
    • Other performers: Eric Novak ’15, Ian Simmons ’17, LeeAnna Studt ’17, Evan Rumler ’17, Danny Adams ’17, Nick Castellanos ’15, Eli Miller ’17, Yemaya Jennings ’17, Jordan Lipes ’15, Alexa Eldridge ’16, Jessica Smith ’17, Adam Wax ’18, Taylor Fox ’16, Kate Ford ’15 and Connor Finnerty-Esmonde ’17.

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

By Kathy Tun ’16