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Sunday Afternoon Concert Series
Classical Pianist, Kiyoshi Tamagawa: Sunday, July 23, 2023 at 4 PM at the Lakeway Activity Center
FREE and open to the public!
Kiyoshi Tamagawa, Professor of Music at Southwestern University and Associate Dean for the Sarofim School of Fine Arts from 2014 to 2017, has performed as a soloist and collaborative pianist throughout North America, as well as Europe and Asia. He is the 2013 recipient of the Collegiate Teaching Award of the Texas Music Teachers’ Association, and the 2016 Third Prize Winner of the American Prize Lorin Hollander Piano Concerto Award competition. His collaboration with the late violinist Eugene Fodor resulted in over thirty recitals and a CD of violin and piano music, “Witches’ Brew.” He received his D.M.A. in 1988 from The University of Texas at Austin, his M. Mus. in 1983 from Yale University School of Music, and his B. Mus. in 1980 from Oberlin College Conservatory of Music. His brilliance on the piano is only matched by his knowledge of his craft. You won’t want to miss this amazing and informative concert!
The Austin Brassworks: Sunday, August 6, 2023 at 4 PM at the Lakeway Activity Center
FREE and open to the public!
The Austin Brassworks formed in 2018 to explore original works for brass quintet, including those by the Nineteenth Century composer, Victor Ewald, and more contemporary composers of quintet literature, such as John Cheetham and Michael. Over time, the group’s repertoire has broadened to include high-quality transcriptions of music in a wide range of styles that were originally voiced for other instruments. Though first and foremost a brass quintet, the Brassworks will enlist other players as the music dictates, much like the Phillip Jones Brass Ensemble.
The five core musicians in the ensemble are familiar faces in the local musical scene. They play in a range of groups and styles – jazz, big band, polka, wind ensemble, brass band, orchestral and, of course, quintet. The five members of the core quintet are Robert Laguna, trumpet; Jose Yznaga, trumpet; Chris Willuhn, French horn; Danny Schmidt, trombone; Mark Cain, tuba.
The program will be as follows:
Vuelta del Fuego, Kevin McKee
Variations on a Joke, Peter Schickele
Puttin' on the Ritz, Irving Berlin, arranged by Stephen Roberts
La Virgen De La Macarena, Traditional, arranged by Geoffrey Bergler
Frere Jacques, Traditional, arranged by John Iveson
Largo al Factotum, Gioacchino Rossini, arranged by Jean-François Taillard
East St Louis Toodle oo, Bub Miley and Duke Ellington
Hoooo Raw, Paul G. Burrucker
Trombonology, Tommy Dorsey, arranged by Joshua Hauser
Bocoxe, Baden Powell de Aquino, arranged by Gary Buttery/Charles Warren
Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen, Sholom Secunda, arranged by Zack Smith (encore: don’t list in program)