Saturday, November 7, 2020

Gateways Finale Concert Friday, November 13, 2020 at 7:30 PM; Watch Us Onli

Please join us for the 2020 Gateways Music Festival Finale Concert, featuring the Traveling Through Time string quartet with Edward W. Hardy, violin; Candace Rembert, violin; Drew Alexander Forde, viola; Thapelo Masita, cello; and the Gateways Brass Collective with Courtney Jones, trumpet; Herb Smith, trumpet; Eric Davis, French horn; Isrea Butler, trombone; Richard White, tuba.

This concert includes a special performance between Gateways’ musicians and students of ROCmusic, Rochester’s El Sistema-inspired community-based music education program.

Program includes works by Duke Ellington, Jessie Montgomery, Astor Piazzolla, Herb Smith, William Grant Still, George Walker, and more.

Pre-concert Conversation:  Lee Koonce, host and President & Artistic Director, Gateways Music Festival; Isrea Butler, trombone; Armand Hall, Executive and Artistic Director, ROCmusic; Edward Hardy, violin


Lyric Quartette (Musical Portraits of Three Friends)
William Grant Still
   I.  The Sentimental One
String Quartet

Music for Brass (Sacred and Profane)
George Walker
Brass Collective

Fuga y Misterio
Astor Piazzolla
String Quartet

Elegy for Paul:  Balm in Gilead
Traditional Spiritual, arranged by Herbert Smith
Brass Collective

Evil Eye from Three Pieces inspired by Edgar Allan Poe
Edward W. Hardy
String Quartet

A Man on the Moon
Herbert Smith
Brass Collective

Soul Banner
Fancis Scott Key,
Arranged by Courtney Jones
Brass Collective

Nat “King” Cole, arranged by Alison Gillies
String Quartet

Is This Love
Bob Marley, arranged by Nemanja Markovic
String Quartet

Feeling Good
Anthony Newley, Leslie Bricusse
String Quartet

Dizzy Gillespie, Chano Pozo and Gil Fuller
Brass Collective

Ellington Medley
Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington, arranged by Leigh Pilzer
Brass Collective

Combined Ensembles with Students from ROCmusic

D Major Jam
Jessie Montgomery

Sharp Nine
Omar Thomas

Sir Duke
Stevie Wonder

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