Concert Series

The Conference Concert Series features the Conference artist-faculty and Composers-in-Residence and is noted for the quality and diversity of its programming. The series has twice received Adventurous Programming Awards from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP).

Concerts are given on Wednesday and Saturday evenings. Admission is free.

See Past Concerts for information on concerts from past seasons of the Conference.

2017 Concerts

All concerts are at 8:00 PM in Greenwall Auditorium at Bennington College, Bennington, VT, and are free and open to the public. See these directions and this campus map.

For biographies of performers and composers, see the Faculty Biographies and Composer Biographies pages.


WEDNESDAY, JULY 19, 2017

Felix Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No. 2 in c minor, Op. 66
Sonya Chung, violin
Tobias Werner, cello
Genevieve Feiwen Lee, piano

Johannes Brahms: String Quintet in G major, Op. 111
Charles Wetherbee, violin
Amy Galluzzo, violin
Korine Fujiwara, viola
James Buswell, viola
Carol Ou, cello


SATURDAY, JULY 22, 2017

Alexander Zemlinsky: Trio in d minor, Op. 3 for clarinet, cello, and piano
Michael Dumouchel, clarinet
Ashima Scripp, cello
James Goldsworthy, piano

Arthur Bliss: Quintet for oboe and strings
Jacqueline Leclair, oboe
James Buswell, violin
Amy Galluzzo, violin
Amadi Azikiwe, viola
Carol Ou, cello


WEDNESDAY, JULY 26, 2017

Bohuslav Martinů: Trio for flute, cello, and piano
Sue Ann Kahn, flute
Nathaniel Parke, cello
Stephen Manes, piano

Johannes Brahms: Trio in a minor, Op. 114 for clarinet, cello, and piano
Jo-Ann Sternberg, clarinet
Maxine Neuman, cello
Elizabeth Wright, piano


SATURDAY, JULY 29, 2017

Johannes Brahms: Piano Quartet in c minor, Op. 60
Kristopher Tong, violin
Désirée Elsevier, viola
Claire Bryant, cello
Stephen Manes, piano

Marc Mellits: Green for string quintet
Susan Waterbury, violin
Sheila Reinhold, violin
Lisa Whitfield, viola
Nathaniel Parke, cello
Tobias Werner, cello


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2017

Witold Lutosławski: String Quartet
Eriko Sato, violin
Mayuki Fukuhara, violin
Lisa Whitfield, viola
Michael Finckel, cello

Carl Nielsen: Wind Quintet
Sue Ann Kahn, flute
Matt Sullivan, oboe
Benjamin Fingland, clarinet
Lauren Stubbs, bassoon
Joseph Anderer, horn


SATURDAY, AUGUST 5, 2017

Susan Botti: Piano Trio
Amy Galluzzo, violin
James Wilson, cello
Read Gainsford, piano

Franz Joseph Haydn: Divertimento No. 14 in C major, Hob.II:11 Der Geburtstag
Sue Ann Kahn, flute
Matt Sullivan, oboe
Amy Galluzzo, violin
Eriko Sato, violin
Lutz Rath, cello
Anthony Manzo, double bass

Gabriel Fauré: Piano Quartet No. 1 in c minor, Op. 15
Shem Guibbory, violin
Amadi Azikiwe, viola
Maxine Neuman, cello
Paul Nitsch, piano


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2017

Bohuslav Martinů: Nonet
Conor Nelson, flute
Jacqueline Leclair, oboe
Todd Palmer, clarinet
Stephen Walt, bassoon
Daniel Grabois, horn
Masako Yanagita, violin
James Stern, viola
Maxine Neuman, cello
Karl Doty, double bass

Johannes Brahms: Piano Quintet in f minor, Op.34
Andrea Schultz, violin
Shem Guibbory, violin
Veronica Salas, viola
Michael Finckel, cello
David Oei, piano


SATURDAY, AUGUST 12, 2017

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet in B-flat major, K.589
Eriko Sato, violin
Andrea Schultz, violin
Veronica Salas, viola
Maxine Neuman, cello

Michael Head: Trio
Jacqueline Leclair, oboe
Stephen Walt, bassoon
Frank Daykin, piano

Harold Meltzer: Piano Quartet
Diana Cohen, violin
James Stern, viola
Tobias Werner, cello
Victor Asuncion, piano


Accessibility

International Symbol of AccessibilityThe Conference wishes to make its concerts and seminars accessible to all. For information regarding accommodations and services, please contact us.

The Chamber Music Conference and Composers’ Forum of the East, Inc.
Tobias Werner, Music Director
Donald Crockett, Senior Composer-in-Residence
Marilyn Bell, Executive Director

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