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Young Artists Composer Concert

When

Sunday, July 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

Where

Studzinski Recital Hall
12 Campus Road S Brunswick, ME 04011

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The first two hours of tonight’s program feature student compositions inspired by works of art on view at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art. We have included gallery information with each piece, and we invite guests to visit the Museum to view the works.

The Festival’s composition program is led by composers-in-residence Derek Bermel and Andreia Pinto Correia. 

— 7:00 PM —

BENJAMIN NORBROOK
Two Maine Visions

Samuel Zacharia, viola • Isabel Atkinson, bass • Isabelle Scott, harp • Jack Fischer, percussion

This piece was inspired by: George Hawley Hallowell, The Log Drivers, ca. 1903, oil on canvas. As well as Andrew Wyeth, Night Hauling, 1944, tempera on masonite. Both works are on view in the Halford Gallery.

KATE RAGAN
Fractured Water

Scott Chiu, clarinet

This piece was inspired by: Berenice Abbott, Log Run, View from Boat, ca. 1965, gelatin silver print on paper. On view in the Halford Gallery.

SAMI SEIF
Syriac Fugato 2

Natalie Clarke, Dominick Douglas, viola

This piece was inspired by: Unknown artist, Assyrian relief panels, gypsum (Mosul alabaster), ca. 875 – 60 B.C.E. On view in the Assyrian Gallery.

XIAOFENG JIANG
…as the reflection of green ripples in the water…

Lauren Conroy, violin • Yunwen Chen, cello

This piece was inspired by: Ashley Bryan, Spruce, Soli Deo Gloria, (Skowhegan), ca. 1950, oil on canvas. As well as Alex Katz, Untitled (Skowhegan, Maine landscape), 1960, oil on canvas. Both works are on view in the Halford Gallery.

— 8:00 PM —

LUIS DANIEL JIMÉNEZ ROJAS
Árboles

  1. Él, que se ve triste, porque el aire lo ha doblado – He, who looks sad, because the air has bent him. 
  2. Tan alto, que ni la punta logro ver – So high, that I can’t even see the tip.
  3. Tan rojo, que tiene misterio en sus hojas – So red, that it has mystery in its leaves.
  4. Joven todavía, probablemente me vaya primero de este mundo – Still young, I’ll probably leave this world first.

Jeremy Tai, cello

This piece was inspired by: Ashley Bryan, Spruce, Soli Deo Gloria, (Skowhegan), ca. 1950, oil on canvas. On view in the Halford Gallery.

KAI KUBOTA-ENRIGHT
apertures

  1. central vertical rectangular incision folded down with diagonal cuts on left side corners
  2. horizontal rectangular incision bordered by vertical graphite line and parallelogram

Samuel Zacharia, Dominick Douglas, Natalie Clarke, viola • Jack Fischer, percussion

This piece was inspired by: Richard Tuttle, untitled (One of the 3rd Group of Spiral Notebook Drawings to be Hung at a Height 53″ (Top Edge) High from the Floor in the Center of White Wall with Glue at Top Corners), 1975, graphite, incisions on cut and folded paper. On view in the Center Gallery.

YOUNJE CHO
Virtual Cloud

JuHyun Lee, clarinet • Dylan Lee Kinneavy, cello • Amy Ahn, harp

This piece was inspired by: Katherine Bradford, Fear of Dark, 2020, acrylic on canvas. On view in the Focus Gallery.

SAM WU
Acadiana

  1. mist surrounding the porcupine islands
  2. beehive trail
  3. zen at jordan pond

Lauren Conroy, violin

This work was inspired by: Thomas Cole, House, Mount Desert, Maine, 1844-45, oil on canvas. On view in the Osher Gallery.

ZIHAN WU
Movement, Grey and Blue

Tianyu Liu, violin •  Hao Hu, percussion

This piece was inspired by: John Marin, Movement, Grey and Blue, 1952, oil on canvas. On view in the Halford Gallery.

— 9:00 PM —

KAI KUBOTA-ENRIGHT
迷った声 (Lost Voices)

Nikolas Rodriguez, flute • Scott Chiu, clarinet

SAM WU
A medley of airplanes, forests, and exoplanets

  1. aerial silk roads: contrails – deserts – mountains – night
  2. tiny forests
  3. a catalogue of exoplanets: hot jupiters – ocean worlds – cold neptunes – super earths – chthonian planets

Dana Rath, cello • Lyndon Ji, piano • Samuel Zacharia, viola

COVID POLICY
Proof of vaccination and booster required upon entry at Studzinski Recital Hall.

Details

Date:
July 31
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Studzinski Recital Hall
12 Campus Road S
Brunswick, ME 04011
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