Friday Noon Concert Series

Fall 2023 Series

The Friday Noon Concert Series is jointly sponsored by the Pomona and Scripps Colleges Departments of Music, and features performances by professional musicians including faculty and friends of the colleges.

All concerts start promptly at 12:15 p.m.
All performances are held in Balch Auditorium on the Scripps College campus except the October 20* concert, which will be held at Pomona College. More info below.

9/1 – Ursula Kleinecke, soprano; Gary Bovyer, clarinet; Gayle Blankenburg, piano
Valerie Coleman: Sonatine; Dominick Argento: “To Be Sung Upon the Water”

9/8 – Pomona Valley Brass Quintet: John Aranda and Mike Zonshine, trumpets; Gloria Aranda and Adrian Dunker, horns; Phil Keen and Shelly Suminski trombones; Stephen Klein, tuba; with Jennie Jung, piano
Music by Florence Price, Vaclav Nelhýbel, Jan Sweelinck/arr. S. Klein

9/15 – Alfred Cramer, violin; Gayle Blankenburg, celesta & piano; Connie Sheu, guitar
Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 12-tone system with music by Schoenberg, Webern, and others

9/22 – Kyungmi Kim & Jennie Jung, pianos
Music for piano four-hands by Schubert

9/29 – Kathryn Nevin, clarinet; Francisco Castillo, oboe; Carolyn Beck, bassoon
Premieres by Francisco Castillo and Allen Menton plus music by Ervin Schulhoff

10/6 – Cello Quartet: Maggie Parkins, Eric Lindholm, Julie Jung, and Kyle Champion with Jennie Jung, piano
Music by Paul Wianko and Bohuslav Martinů

10/20* – Phillip Young and Jocelyn Chang, pianos 
Rachmaninoff piano duos

10/27 – Jazz Trio: Dhiren Paniker piano; Blake White, bass; James Yoshizawa, drums
Program of jazz, pop, and original compositions with works by Powell, Berlin and others.

11/3 – Anne Harley & Michaela Kelly, voice; Kyungmi Kim, piano
Music by Rachmaninoff, Alan Smith and Delibes

11/10 – Jennie Jung, piano; Jin Shan Dai, violin
Music by Fauré and Dvořák

11/17 – Duo Arroyo: Connie Sheu, guitar; Elise Henry, flute
Music by Tedesco, Olga Amelkina-Vera and David Leisner

12/1 – Trio Euphoria: Rachel V. Huang, violin; Cynthia Fogg, viola; Tom Flaherty, cello
Beethoven: String Trio in D Major, op. 9 no. 2

We look forward to seeing you soon!
• Doors open at 12 noon
• Admission is free and open to the public
• Food is not permitted in the concert halls
• All artists and programs subject to change

For more information call 909-607-3266 or
Balch Auditorium, Scripps College
1030 Columbia Ave
Claremont CA 91711