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Summer Strings: Music for Two

Summer Strings: Music for Two
July 10, 2020 7:00 pm

The first concert of our first-ever summer series features folk, rock, jazz, and disco music as well as a world premiere by Michael J. Vince. Join BSM faculty members Mark Mollica and Molly Anderson along with guest Christopher Bush in this not – to- be missed program!

Concert 1: Mark Mollica, electric guitar

Duets for One: An exploration of folk, rock, and jazz influences for solo electric quarantine guitar with live looping.


Pumped Up Kicks – Mark Foster (5 min)

Donna Lee – Charlie Parker (4 min)

Strange Brew – Eric Clapton, Felix Pappalardi, Gail Collins (4 min)

Companion – Mark Mollica (5 min)

Concert 2: Molly Aronson, cello & Christopher Bush, clarinet

Varied Motion: In a time of stasis, we present a program exploring rhythmic, melodic, and textural variation designed to get you moving. Works from British standby Benjamin Britten and leading living French composer Guillaume Connesson are paired with a World Premiere from NYC’s own Michael J. Vince in a re-imagination and re-invigoration of traditional forms featuring clarinet and cello.


Disco Toccata for Cello and Clarinet – Guillaume Connesson 2.5″

Ciaccona from Suite No. 2 for solo cello – Benjamin Britten 6.5″

Rhapsody (2019) – Michael J. Vince (World Premiere) 9.5″



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