2019 Seniors in Performance

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Listen to 12 tracks of recordings by Duke Music's talented graduating seniors!
Joshua Azza, guitar, with JJ Ndubuisi, Alto Saxophone

Featured Seniors available on Soundcloud audio playlist for your enjoyment:

1. Variations on a Theme by Glinka 
Composer: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Senior: *Andrew Eurdolian, Oboe 
[with the Duke Wind Symphony, Verena Moesenbichler-Bryant, cond.]
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2. A Lincolnshire Posy [3. Rufford Park Poachers] 
Composer: Percy Grainger
Senior: *Andrew Eurdolian, Oboe 
Senior: *Samantha Woog, Bassoon 
[with the Duke Wind Symphony, Verena Moesenbichler-Bryant, cond.]
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3. Keyboard Sonata in A Major, H. 186 
Composer: Carl Phillip Emmanuel Bach
Senior:*Aaron Hong, Fortepiano 
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4. Toccata in B minor (from 10 Pièces pour Orgue
Composer: Eugéne Gigout
Senior:*Aaron Hong, Organ
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5. Panis angelicus
Composer: César Franck
Senior:*Joseph Tan, voice
Senior: Kiyoon Ko, Violin
David Heid, Piano
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6. Were You There?
Composer: Trad., Arr. Moses Hogan
Senior:*Joseph Tan, voice
David Heid, Piano
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7. Estaciones Porteñas 
Composer: Astor Piazzolla 
Senior: Kiyoon Ko, violin 
Senior: Brian Buhr, cello 
Senior: *David Geng, piano 
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8. “Mr. Right” from Love Life
Composer: Kurt Weill [Alan Jay Lerner, Lyrics]
Senior: Rebekah Wellons, soprano
Adam Beskind, Piano
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9. Duet for Alto Saxophones [Movement 3]
Composer: Akeim George
Senior: Akeim George, Digital Instruments
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10. Souvenir de Puerto Rico, Op. 31
Composer: Louis Moreau Gottschalk
Senior:*Lily Chaw, Piano
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11. Libertango 
Composer: Astor Piazzolla 
Senior: Joshua Azza, guitar
JJ Ndubuisi, Alto Saxophone 
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12. Scaramouche [II. Moderé]
Composer: Darius Milhaud
Senior: Akeim George, Alto Saxophone
David Heid, Piano

(*= Earned Award, Prize, or Distinction in the Department of Music)

Photo: Senior Joshua Azza, guitar, with JJ Ndubuisi, alto saxophone (Track 11)
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Spring, 2019 Duke Department of Music Prizes, Awards, and Distinction

Graduation with Distinction for Recitals and Research: 
Lily Chaw (Piano) 
Aaron Hong (Keyboards)

Schuman Prize: 
Aaron Hong for his paper From Piano to Forte: The Development of the Piano Through the 18th and 19th Century
 
Mueller Prize (shared):      
David Geng, piano
Joseph Tan, voice
 
Ann Marie Parsons Prize: Elise Fernandez
 
Paul Bryan Prize:
Samantha Woog
Andrew Eurdolian

(Klenz Prize: Yahn Wagner [graduate student], for String Quartet #1)