A concert presented by the Shepherd School wind faculty introducing Professor of Flute, Marianne Gedigian
Gershwin: Three Preludes for Piano (arr. Keith Ward)
Rosy Wertheim: Trio for Flute, Clarinet and Bassoon
Damian Montano: Sonata No. 1 for Bassoon and Piano
Paul Jeanjean: Prélude et Scherzo for Bassoon and Piano
Libby Larsen: Concert Piece for Bassoon and Piano
Marianne Gedigian joined the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University as professor of flute in fall 2023. She previously held the Butler Endowed Professorship in Flute and was a University Distinguished Teaching Professor at The University of Texas at Austin Butler School of Music.
There are those who define their instrument and those who are defined by their instrument. Richie Hawley, a musician whose name has become a byword for exceptional clarinet playing, is among the distinguished former group. Richie is one of the most celebrated clarinetists of his generation, a sought-after recitalist and chamber musician who regularly appears on stages around the world.
Since entering the world of professional music in 1972, Benjamin Kamins has enjoyed a wide-ranging career as an orchestral musician, chamber player, solo performer, and educator.