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Chamber Ensemble Concert

Sunday, April 7, 2019, 3:30 PM
South Bay Chinese Seventh-day Adventist Church
1904 Silverwood Avenue
Mountain View, CA
Free admission and parking


Three Contemporary Duets, 1st Movement (Swanky)

Nigel Wood


Dan Ortega, Leslie Muscha – Alto Saxophone


Duo No. 1, Op. 46

I.       Allegro

Gotthelf Heinrich Kummer

Duos for Flute and Clarinet, Op. 24

IV.  Allegro ma non troppo

Robert Muczynski


Ann Hepenstal – Flute     Carol Somersille – Bb Clarinet


Eclectic Trio

I.        Sarabande

II.     Tango Lánguido

III.   Jitterbug

Catherine McMichael


Jennifer L. Co – Flute David Huber – Bb Clarinet   Dan Ortega – Alto Saxophone


A Gaelic Offering

I.        Rose Cottage

IV.   Describe a Circle – A Jig

Catherine McMichael



Jennifer L.  Co, Ann Hepenstal, Jennifer Rozario, Victoria Williams – Flute                  


Histoire du Tango (for Clarinet Quartet)

I.        1900

II.     1930

III.   1960

Astor Piazzolla (adapted by Bruce Edwards from the transcription for saxophone quartet
by Claude Voirpy)



Laurie Ho, Yvonne Liu, Ann Miyada – Bb Clarinet   Chris Farrell – Bass Clarinet


My Neighbor Totoro

Joe Hisaishi (arr. Kazunori Maruyama)

Castle in the Sky

Joe Hisaishi (arr. Kazunori Maruyama)


Henry Cowell

Five Easy Dances

I.        Polka

II.     Tango

III.   Bolero

Denes Agay


Jennifer L. Co – Flute     Jenny Wong – Oboe            David Huber – Bb Clarinet

Erin Tiedens – Bassoon                       Scott Dickerman – French Horn





John Cheetham

Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring

J.S. Bach (arr. Chris Coletti)

Songs of Freedom – Medley of American Spirituals

I.        Michael Row The Boat Ashore

II.     Were You There

IV.   Amazing Grace

V.      Go Tell It On The Mountain

VI.   Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

VII. When The Saints Go Marching In

            Traditional (arr. James Haynor)


Dana Bates, Steve Kitzerow – Trumpet                      Holly Grench – French Horn    

John Brenneise – Trombone     John Whitecar – Tuba



Lincolnshire Posy

I.        Lisbon

Percy Grainger

Over to You

I.        William Tell (Gioachino Rossini)

II.     Academic Festival Overture (Johannes Brahms)

III.   The Master Singers (Richard Wagner)

IV.   Can-Can from Orpheus in the Underworld (Jacque Offenbach)

Melanie Thorne (arr.)


Dan Ortega – Soprano Saxophone      Leslie Muscha, Josef Orner – Alto Saxophone

Matt Banks – Tenor Saxophone          Susan Hartzman – Baritone Saxophone



The Belgian Detective (theme from Hercule Poirot)

Christopher Gunning

Five Cameos for Saxophone Quartet

III.   Jota Espagnole

Alfred Reed


Dan Ortega – Soprano Saxophone      Leslie Muscha – Alto Saxophone

Matt Banks – Tenor Saxophone          Susan Hartzman – Baritone Saxophone




I.        Morning Traffic

II.     Riverfront

III.   A Walk in the Park

IV.   Skyline at Sunset

V.      Nightlife

Roger C. Vogel


Blackwood Clarinet Ensemble

Laurie Ho – Eb Clarinet         Chris Farrell, David Roberts, Stephen Uhler – Bb Clarinet

Elene Terry – Alto Clarinet    Susan Hartzman – Bass Clarinet

Alicia Breen – Contra-Alto Clarinet






Jennifer L. Co – Lawyer

Ann Hepenstal – Emergency Manager

Jennifer Rozario –  Training Manager

Victoria Williams – Music Teacher




Jenny Wong – Software Engineer


Eb Clarinet (Eb, Bb)


Laurie Ho – Underwriter


Bb Clarinet


Chris Farrell – Software Developer

Laurie Ho – Underwriter

David Huber – Research Engineer

Yvonne Liu – Nurse

Ann Miyada – Accounting Assistant

David Roberts – Engineer

Carol Somersille – Physician

Stephen Uhler – Computer Scientist


Alto Clarinet


Elene Terry – Engineer


Bass Clarinet


Chris Farrell – Software Developer

Susan Hartzman – Marketing Manager


Contra-Alto Clarinet


Alicia Breen – Engineer

Soprano Saxophone


Dan Ortega – Between Jobs


Alto Saxophone


Leslie Muscha – Engineer

Josef Orner – Student

Dan Ortega – Between Jobs


Tenor Saxophone


Matt Banks – Music Teacher


Baritone Saxophone


Susan Hartzman – Marketing Manager




Erin Tiedens – Happy Housewife


French Horn


Scott Dickerman – Teacher

Holly Grench – Donor Relations Coordinator




Dana Bates – IT Tech (Retired)

Steve Kitzerow – Draftsman




John Brenneise – Software Developer




John Whitecar – Electrical Engineer