Welcome to the webpage of Caltech Chamber Music. Here you can find articles about Caltech Chamber Music in the press, programs from previous concerts, pictures of students and faculty in Caltech Chamber Music, samples of the performances, and contact information. If you have any questions about chamber music, feel free to contact the Director, Delores Bing.

Caltech Chamber Music Concert Series
Saturday, January 24, 2015
8:00 PM
Dabney Lounge


Trio in C minor, Op. 1, No. 3
I.  Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Nadia Herrera (graduate student, Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics) violin
Delores Bing (Chamber Music Director) cello
Jinglin Huang (graduate student, Medical Engineering) piano

Arthur Foote (1853-1937)
Nicholas Hutchins (’18, Undeclared) flute
Hannah Walsh (’16, Mechanical Engineering) viola
Katie Fisher (’15, Chemistry) piano

Sicilienne, Op. 78
Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
Arranged by Michael McLean
Michael McLean
Nancy Cao (’16, Computer Science) violin
Daniel Chui (’16, Mechanical Engineering) violin
Jared Filseth (’18, Mathematics) piano

Trio élégiaque No. 1 in G minor
Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)
Trio in C minor, Op. 1, No. 3

IV.  Finale.  Prestissimo

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Lauren Li (’17, Bioengineering) violin
Christine Tseng (’16, CNS) cello
Karlming Chen (graduate student, Mathematics) piano


Trio No. 2 for Woodwinds

I. Allegro

Ignaz Pleyel (1757-1831)
Charles Cao (graduate student, Physics) flute
Fabian Boemer (’17, Computer Science) clarinet
Michael Kreiner (Donald E. Hudson Visiting Artist) bassoon

String Quartet No. 1

II. Brincadeira (A Joke):  Allegretto scherzando
I. Cantilena:  Andante
VI. Saltando Como Um Saci (Jumping Like a Jumping Bean):  Allegro

Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)
Melissa Chang (’16. Mechanical Engineering) violin
Cindy Lin (’16, Computer Science) violin
Richie Hernandez (’15, Mechanical Engineering) viola
Dhiraj Holden (’15, Computer Science) cello

Sonatine for Two Violins and Piano (!930)

I. Allegro
II. Andante
III. Allegretto
IV. Poco allegro

Bohuslav Martinu (1890-1959)
Lily Chen (’17, Bioengineering) violin
Jonathan Joo (’17, Computer Science) violin
Kristie Yu (’17, Biology) piano

Martin Chalifour coached the Rachmaninoff/Beethoven and Martinu ensembles, Michael Kreiner coached the Pleyel trio, and Delores Bing coached the remaining ensembles.

Caltech Chamber Music
Sunday, January 25, 2015
3:30 PM
Dabney Lounge


Trio Sonata in C minor

  1. Adagio
  2. Allegro
  3. Adagio
  4. Allegro
Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767)
Haojie Zhuang (’18, Undeclared) flute
Karlming Chen (graduate student, Mathematics) violin
Jim Tao (graduate student, Mathematics) harpsichord

Quartet in C minor

  1. Adagio
  2. Allegro
  3. Adagio
  4. Allegro
Francesco Geminiani (1667-1762)
Slavonic Dance in E minor, Op. 72, No. 2
Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)
arranged by Michael McLean
Amanda Gao (’18, Undeclared) violin
Janice Jeon (’18, Bioengineering) violin
Rachel Ng (’18, Bioengineering) violin
Vincent Zhuang (’18, Undeclared) harpsichord and piano

Music for Midsummer Night’s Dream

  1. Overture:  Symphony While the Swans Come Forward
  2. Hornpipe
  3. Air:  If Love’s A Sweet Passion
  4. Rondeau
  5. Chaconne: Dance for the Chinese Man and Woman

Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
Grace Lee (’16, Environmental Engineering) flute
Jenny Mok (’18, Bioengineering) violin
Nicholas Trank (’18, Physics) viola
Sith Domrongkitchiaporn (’16, Electrical Engineering) cello
Aditya Bhagavathi (’16, Computer Science) piano

Waltz Op. 54, No. 1
Quintet in G Major, Op. 77
II.  Scherzo. Allegro vivace
Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)
Stephanie Moon (’17, Mechanical Engineering) violin
Gauri Shastri (’17, Biology) violin
Nat DeFries (’16, Chemical Engineering) viola
Eric Moseley (’18, Undeclared) cello
Angela Gui (’17, Physics) bass


Piano Quartet in C minor, Op. 13

  1. Allegro
  2. Scherzo:  Presto
  3. Andante
  4. Finale:  Vivace

Richard Strauss (1864-1949)
Sean Symon (graduate student, Aeronautics) violin
Ian Wong (graduate student, Planetary Science) viola
Joe Iverson (graduate student, Physics) cello
Kelly Kim (graduate student, Chemistry) piano

Delores Bing coached the ensembles performing this afternoon.


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