To salute and welcome incoming Pomona College President G. Gabrielle Starr, the Music Department faculty members of Pomona College have come together to offer a special program featuring solo and chamber selections from J.S. Bach to Tom Flaherty, and the Carter Family to Duke Ellington.

Following the concert, join President Starr and performers in the Carolyn Lyon Garden for a reception.

Bach:  Prelude and Fugue in C Major, BWV 545
       with William Peterson, organ
Rooling down to Old Mowhee"
       with Gibb Schreffler, voice and accordion
Shawn Kirchner: Duet texts of Pablo Neruda
       with Gwendolyn Lytle, soprano; Scott Graff, baritone; Alexander Woods '18, piano
Johannes Brahms:  Scherzo from Quartet in C Minor, Op. 60
     with Alfred Cramer, violin; Cynthia Fogg, viola; Tom Flaherty, cello; Jennie Jung, piano
Ralph Stanley: "Clinch Mountain Backstep"
     with Joti Rockwell, banjo and guitar; Cynthia Fogg and Sara Murphy '18, fiddle; Gibb Schreffler, bass
Carter Family:  "Single Girl, Married Girl"
     with Gwendolyn Lytle, soprano; Joti Rockwell, banjo and guitar; Cynthia Fogg and Sara Murphy '18, fiddle; Gibb Schreffler, bass
Duke Ellington selections
     with Ken Foerch, saxophone; Barb Catlin, piano
Jennifer Higdon: Pale Yellow from Piano Trio
     with Alfred Cramer, violin; Maggie Parkins, cello; Genevieve Feiwen Lee, piano
Tom Flaherty: Silver Prime Harmony, world premiere
     with Kate Bolonnikova '20, Evan Chuu '20, Peter Cowal '19, Oliver Dubon '20, Tom Flaherty, Cynthia Fogg, Krista Gomez '21, Jordan Hawkins '19, Sarah Kim '21, Genevieve Feiwen Lee, Rhian Moore '18, Maggie Parkins, and Joti Rockwell, harmonists

*Program subject to change

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Saturday, October 7, 2017 3:00 pm
  • Pomona College
  • Bridges Hall of Music
  • 150 E. Fourth Street
General Public
Pomona Alumni
Pomona Faculty and Staff
Pomona Families
Pomona Students
Claremont Colleges Community

Free admission with open seating, no tickets.

Doors open approximately 30 minutes prior to performance.