Faculty Farewell Concert

Fairfax, VA

Sunday, July 31, 2022 at 5:00 PM

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Click the title of each piece below to see individual performance videos


Conductor: Camilo Perez-Mejia

Cellists: Marion Baker, Nancy Baun, Amy Butler, Louise Butler, Jihea Choi, Katlyn DeGraw, Carl Donakowski, Kristin Gilbert, Ken Law, Devree Lewis, Susanna Mendlow, Dan Shomper, Sam Swift.

Click HERE for faculty biographies.


Prelude from English Suite                 Johann Sebastian Bach (arr. Stephen Watkins)

String Quintet in C, K. 515, Mov. 1.   Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (arr. Gary Fitzgerald)

Vespers                                               Sergei Rachmaninoff (arr. Amy Butler)
“Bless the Lord O My Soul”
“Gladsome Light”

Four Last Songs                                  Richard Strauss (arr. Gary Fitzgerald)
“Beim Schlafengehen” (“When Falling Asleep”)

Duets                                                  Reinhold Glière 

Nimrod (from Enigma Variations)     Edward Elgar (arr. Gwyn Seymour)


There’s no You                                    Hal Hopper/Tom Adair (Frank Sinatra)(arr. Louise Butler)

Night on Bald Mountain                    Modest Mussorgsky (arr. Edward Laut)

Italian Symphony, Mov. 2                  Felix Mendelssohn (arr. Gary Fitzgerald)

Hymnus for 12 Celli                            Julius Klengel

Fuga y Misterio                                   Astor Piazzolla (arr. Eiichi Ishijima)

Shenandoah                                       Folk (arr. Wendy Bissinger)

Now the day is Over                           Joseph Haydn (arr. Colin Hampton)