Case Chamber Music

Romantica, Then and Now…

Date: November 17, 2018 7:30 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel

Musicians from the joint program of the Case Western Reserve University Department of Music and the Cleveland Institute of Music perform in mixed chamber ensembles featuring percussion, piano, strings, winds, and brass.

Mary Kay Robinson, director

Free and open to the public. Paid parking available in the Ford Avenue and Severance Hall garages or at the meters along Bellflower Road and East Blvd.


WIND OCTET, op. 216 [Carl Reinecke]                                    

Soomin Park – Flute
Gabrielle McBroom – Oboe
Kentaro Umamari, Anish Reddy – Clarinets
Zoe Perrier, Rohith Padmaraj – Bassoons       
Jacob Davis, Ryan Saathoff – Horns

BRASS QUINTET No. 2, Op 6 [Victor Ewald]

Allegro risoluto
Tema con variazioni
Allegro Vivace
Orion Brass Quintet

Alex Lenhart,  Ryan Buechele – Trumpets
Ryan SaathoffHorn
Nicholas PogharianTrombone
Christian QuerreyTuba


HALF AWAKE [Eli Weiskirch]


Eli Weiskirch – Tenor Sax
Ryan Buechele – Trumpet
Ari Howard – Guitar
Ben Friedland – Bass
Angelo Antinori – Drums

SEXTET, op. 81b [Ludwig van Beethoven]

Allegro con brio


Dene Hoffman, Sophie Kushman Violins         
Kameron McKenzie – Viola
Aaron Wise – Cello|
Hannah Messenger, Devin ReddyHorns

TWO RHAPSODIES Mvmt.1, L’Étang [Charles Martin Loeffler] 

The French Reflection                     

Dana D’Orlando – Oboe
Nicolas Larkin – Viola
Benjamin Cheung – Piano

NOCTURNE [Franz Doppler]

Krysta Aulak – Flute
Portia Maidement -Violin
Paul Rutecki – Cello
Haoqian “Jasmyn” Xu – Piano


Allegro con fuoco

Andrew Smeader – Violin
Annie Hu Viola

Paul Rutecki – Cello
Joseph Thiel Piano


Harkness Chapel

2018-19 marks the 50th Anniversary of an exceptional partnership between Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Institute of Music. Since 1968, these two distinguished institutions have participated in an integrated music program at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The JMP allows students at both institutions to take advantage of the resources of a major research university as well as those of a leading conservatory.