Community Music School Instructors Present October Recitals

Posted on 10/11/2019 1:57:46 PM

IUP Community Music SchoolThe IUP Community Music School is pleased to announce the recitals being presented in October by two of its talented instructors. Both are free and open to the general public.

On Sunday, October 13, at 6:00 p.m. in DiCicco Hall (Room 121), Cogswell Hall, music education major and IUPCMS Teaching Apprentice Hayden Kramer will present a senior recital on his primary instrument of euphonium. While at IUP, Hayden has performed with all the major ensembles, including the Symphony Band, Marching Band, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band and Jazz Ensemble, Tubaphonium Ensemble, and the Keystone Chamber Winds. He has also performed locally with the Indiana Brass Band, a group focusing on Civil War-era music and brass instruments. His teachers include Zach Collins and Mike Waddell.

Hayden KramerHis selections include Glorius Liberation: “Heart in Heart” by Ivor Bosanko; Aria and Allegra by Franz Joseph Hayden, arranged by H. Voxman; Concerta for Euphonium by Eric Ewazen; Hide and See-Imogen Heap, arranged by Mike Forbes; Talking to Myself (for double bell euphonium) by Barbara York; Trafalgar Hornpipe, arranged by David Werden; and The Last Rose of Summer by Thomas Morre, also arranged by David Werden.

Individuals assisting Hayden are Jacquelyn Kuehn and Spencer Korman, piano; Evan Honsel, euphonium; and Isaiah Buzdygon and Ben Wilcox, tubas.

In addition to this recital, Hayden is pursuing his passion for period instruments and presenting a historical brass lecture recital (as an undergraduate!) at 7:30 p.m. in Cogswell 126 on Friday, November 1.

Hayden KramerFor this recital his selections include Sonata No. 1 in C Major by C.F. Abel; Why do I use my paper, ink, and pen? by William Byrd; “Larghetto from Bassoon Concerto in A minor, RV 498, by Antonio Vivaldi; Andante and Rondo by Antonio Capuzzi, arranged by Philip Catelinet; Mephisto Masque by Edmond Dede, arr. by David Werden; Kyrie from Methode complete d’ophicleide pour l’accompagnement du plain-chant by C.P. Projean; and Overture to “A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Felix Mendelssohn.

Personnel assisting include IUPCMS instructors Lea Wehnau, Horn; Joshua Snively, bass clarinet; as well as J. Mills and Evan Honsel, euphoniums; Jacquelyn Kuehn, piano; Seth Gardner, baritone, Morgan Johnson, clarinet; and Keegan Bonnet, bassoon.

Allie GerberOn Sunday, October 27, at 6:00 p.m. in DiCicco Hall (Room 121), Cogswell Hall, IUPCMS Teaching Apprentice Allie Gerber will present a combined flute and voice recital. Originally from Tamaqua, Pennsylvania, she is a senior majoring in music education with primary studies in both flute and piano, and pursing a minor in psychology. She has been a member of the Symphony Band, Marching Band, Wind Ensemble, Flute Studio, Woodwind Quintet, Vocal Repertoire Ensemble, Chamber Singers, Treble Choir, and the IUP Chorale.

Voice works include Love’s Philosophy by Roger Quilter; The Last Rose of Summer by Richard Alfred Miliken, setting by Friedrich von Flotow; La pastorella delle alpi by Giovanni Rossini; With Rue My Heart is Laden by Samuel Barber; and Fair Robin, I Love by Kirke Mechem.

Flute works include Night Soliloquy by Kent Kenna; Fantasie by Georges Hue; and for flute quartet, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy, arranged by Mark Thomas. Allie will be assisted by Esjoy Wong, piano; and flutists Teivan Bowman, Brendan Boyle, and Marquis Johnson.

For more information on these recitals, contact the director, Jeff Wacker, at For more information on the IUP Community Music School, go to the IUPCMS website.