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Guitar Departmental Recital


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Performed from Osher Salon

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Nikita Koshkin (b. 1956)
Usher Waltz*                            
Liam Ashwill, guitar

Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Heidenroslein *                         
Aaron Copland (1900-1990)
Arr. by Nicholas Martin
Laurie’s Song*                    
Richard Strauss (1864-1949)
Arr. Xuanyi Liu  
Emily Strub, soprano
Xuanyi Liu, guitar

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Arr. by David Russell

Sonata BWV 1034*
Manuel Ponce (1882-1948) 
Thème, Varié et Finale
Giulio Regondi (1882-1872)                    
Introduction et Caprice, Op. 23                
Juri Yun, guitar

Dominick Argento (1929-2019) 
Selections from Letters from Composers*                    
     Frédéric Chopin (to a friend)
     Johann Sebastian Bach (to the Town Council)
Marina Bien-aimé, soprano
Liam Ashwill, guitar

Ferdinando Carulli (1770-1841) 
Selections from Duo Op. 37                    
     I. Moderato
     II. Romanza (Andante sostenuto)     
     III. Minuetto (Presto)
Yifan Zhang, guitar    
Shuyi Xie, piano

Arr. Hanataka Yu Dai
Taiwan Folk Song Medley*                        
Miko Guitar Ensemble

* Pre-recorded performance


Study guitar in the heart of one of the country’s most active classical guitar scenes. SFCM produces some of the most successful and influential classical guitarists in the world. Spearheaded by renowned faculty and complemented by visiting artists such as Marcin Dylla, the department honors the tradition of the classical guitar while cultivating innovation. The Harris Guitar Collection, housed at SFCM, gives students a chance to see—and play—some of the most extraordinary guitars of the last two centuries.



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