Concert Programs

Concert Programs

Rami’s Rhapsody Piano Camp Op. 9 RecitalProgram May 29, 2011

Anne DeLia: Edward MacDowell – To a Wild Rose

Nancy Burstein:
François Couperin – Les Baricades Mistérieuses
J. S. Bach – Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I, Preludes and Fugues 5&6

Janice Rosen:
Eric Satie – Gymnopédie No. 1
Welsh folksong – All Through the Night (singing and accompanying)

Justin Swain: John Thompson – The Postman; Rain on the Roof; The Chimes

Marc Abel: Scott Joplin – Solace

Nancy Burstein and Marc Abel: Hoagy Carmichael (arr. Carol Klose) – Heart and Soul


Rami’s Rhapsody Piano Camp Op. 8 Recital Program October 23, 10

Nancy Burstein:
J. S. Bach – Prelude and Fugue No. 4 from Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I
W.A. Mozart – Sonata No. 16, K. 545

Cécile Gagné:
Felix Mendelssohn – Duetto from Songs Without Words
George Gershwin – Prelude No. 2

Elvania Costa Caram:
Heitor Villa-Lobos – Prelude from Bachianas Brasileiras No. 4
Frédéric Chopin – Nocturne in C# minor, op. post.
J. S. Bach – Partita No. 1: Praeludium, Sarabande, Menuet
Conceiçao Reis – (1) Plenilunium – Waltz; (2) To My Daddy – Chorinho; (3) Quartet – Chorinho


Elvania Costa Caram and Rami Bar-Niv: Rami Bar-Niv – Shmateh Rag
Cécile Gagné and Nancy Burstein: Vincent Youmans (arr. J. Louis Merkur) – Tea for Two


Rami’s Rhapsody Piano Camp Op. 7 Recital Program May 29, 10

Nancy Burstein: J. S. Bach – Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I, Preludes and Fugues 1, 2, & 3

Cécile Gagné: Frédéric Chopin – Waltz in A flat Major, Opus 69 No. 1

Martha Birnbaum (soprano) with Rami Bar-Niv (piano): W.A. Mozart – “In uomini” from Così Fan Tutte

Rudy Gagné: Elizabeth Quaile – Stepping High

Jean Burgdorf: Richard Addinsell – Warsaw Concerto


Nancy Burstein and Martha Birnbaum:
Hermann Berens – March
Anton Diabelli – Scherzo

Cécile Gagné and Nancy Burstein: Edvard Grieg – Norwegian Dance No. 2

Nancy Burstein and Rudy Gagné: Diane Goolkasian-Rahbee – Tarantella


Rami’s Rhapsody Piano Camp Op. 6 RecitalProgram October 31, 2009

Marc Abel: Scott Joplin – The Easy Winners / A Rag Time Two Step

Jeremy Todd: W.A. Mozart – Sonata K.281 in Bb major

Nancy Burstein: J.S. Bach – Prelude #24 from WTC Book I

Cécile Gagné:
Eduardo Chavarri – El Viejo Castillo Moro
George Gershwin – The Man I Love

Anne DeLia: Aram Khachaturian – Ivan Sings


Nancy Burstein and Sharon Wagner (organ & piano): J.S. Bach arr. Mary Howe – Schafe Können Sicher Weider

Cécile Gagné and Anne DeLia (piano 4-hands): Cornelius Gurlitt – On the Lake

Nancy Burstein, Jeremy Todd, Cécile Gagné and Rami Bar-Niv (organ & 3 pianos): R. Bar-Niv – Vocalise on Bach Prelude #1


Rami’s Rhapsody Piano Camp Op. 5 Recital Program June 13, 2009

Janice Rosen: AMB – Musette

Marilyn Wacks: Mozart – Sonata K 545, 2nd mvmt.

Michael Jordan: AMB – Minuet in G major

Nancy Burstein: Beethoven – Sonata Op. 49 No. 2

Justin Swain (clarinet): Blue Bells of Scotland

Anne DeLia: Beethoven – Sonata Op. 79, 2nd mvmt.

Christine Critelly: Piazzolla – Milonga del Angel

Sharon Wagner: arr. Kartsonakis – God and God alone

Jackie Petrie and Rami Bar-Niv (4-hands): First Winters Snow; Music of the Night

Janice Rosen and Michael Jordan (4-hands): Big Ben

Michael Jordan (tenor) and Sharon Wagner (soprano & piano): The Prayer

Janice Rosen, Sharon Wagner (vocals) and Nancy Burstein (piano): Brahms – Wiegenlied


Rami’s Rhapsody Piano Camp Op. 4 Recital Program October 18, 2008 Grand Workshoppe Piano Company Showroom, Utica, NY

Sheila Estrin Reich: Mozart – Concerto in A Major, 2nd Mvmt.

Janice Rosen: Chopin – Mazurka in F Major

Janice Rosen and Sharon Wagner (4-hands): Cuellar – First Winter’s Snow

Sharon Wagner (soprano) and Rami Bar-Niv (piano): Gluck – O del mio dolce ardor

Laura Ray: Beethoven – Sonatina in G Major, 1st Mvmt.

Marc Abel: Joplin – Maple Leaf Rag

Marc Abel (bass) and Rami Bar-Niv (piano): James McDermid – The Ransomed of the Lord

Nancy Burstein: Mendelssohn – Rondo Capriccioso

Sharon Wagner: Grieg – Wedding Day at Troldhaugen

Marc Abel, Nancy Burstein, Laura Ray, Sharon Wagner (2 pianos, 8 hands): Galway – Piper/Skip to My Lou, arr. Churchill

Many Thanks to Daniel Fusco for the use of the pianos and recital room


RRPC Op. 3 Recital Program June 21, 2008 Utica, NY

Susan Firestone: W. A. Mozart – Fantasia in D minor

Susan Firestone and Bill Firestone (4-hands):
J. Brahms – Waltz in G# minor
F. Chopin – Prelude No. 7 in A major

Nancy Burstein: J. S. Bach – Prelude and Fugue No. 19 in A major, WTC Book I

Bill Firestone: Arr. L. Stein – Frankie and Johnny

Anne DeLia: M. Clementi – Sonatina Op. 36, No.1

Jackie Petrie: C. Debussy – Waltz ‘Page d’album’

Jackie Petrie and Sharon Wagner (4-hands): A. L. Webber – All I Ask of You

Sharon Wagner: A. Crouch – My Tribute

Sharon Wagner (soprano) and Rami Bar-Niv (piano): R. Bar-Niv – Mi Ha’ish

Sharon Wagner and Rami Bar-Niv (2 pianos): R. Bar-Niv – Vocalise

Sharon Wagner and Susan Firestone (4-hands): M. Mier – Easy Street Blues

Nancy Burstein, Sharon Wagner, Bill Firestone, Susan Firestone (2 pianos, 8 hands): K. Olson – Perpetual Commotion

Jackie Petrie, Anne DeLia, Sharon Wagner, Bill Firestone, Susan Firestone, Nancy Burstein (2 pianos, 12 hands): J. Yarborough – Romp à la Mozart

Zitta Zohar and Rami Bar-Niv (4-hands): F. Schubert – Fantaisie in F minor


Rami’s Rhapsody Piano Camp Op. 2, Utica, New York, June 30, 2007 Recital


Kevin M. Lee: Henry Mancini – Theme from “The Pink Panther”

Anne DeLia:  Martha Mier – Misty Night Blues

Nancy Burstein:
Johann Sebastian Bach – WTC Book 1, Prelude No. 15; Prelude & Fugue No. 18
Ludwig van Beethoven – Sonata Op. 78. Allegro Vivace

Christine Critelli: Paul Desmond – Take Five

Sharon Wagner:
Alexandre Tansman – In Memory of George Gershwin “1925”
Ken Lynch – Beneath the Cross (In the Setting of Bach’s “Prelude in C”)


Anne DeLia and Kevin M. Lee: Barbara Kirkby-Mason – Big Ben

Nancy Burstein and Kevin M. Lee: Dianne Goolkasian – Tarantella

Christine Critelli and Sharon Wagner:
Francis Poulenc – Sonata
Antonin Dvorak – Slavonic Dance Op. 46 No. 8

Sharon Wagner and Rami Bar-Niv:  Rami Bar-Niv – Plain Ol’ Rag


Christine Critelli, Nancy Burstein, Sharon Wagner: John Philip Sousa – The Stars and Stripes Forever


Rami’s Rhapsody Piano Camp Op. 1, Utica, NY, Nov 17, 2006 Recital Program

Nancy Burstein:
J. S. Bach – Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I, Prelude No. 1 in C Major; Prelude and Fugue No. 17 in A flat Major
L. V. Beethoven – Sonata in F sharp Major Op. 78, 1st Movement, Adagio Cantable, Allegro ma non troppo

Sheila Estrin Reich:
R. Schumann – Scenes from Childhood Op. 15,  (1) About Strange Lands and People; (2) Frightening; (3) Child Falling Asleep; (4) The Poet Speaks

Emily Whipple: J. Brahms – Capriccio Op 116 #3

Sharon Wagner: R. Addinsell – Themes from “Warsaw Concerto”

Keith Pinter: F. Chopin – Scherzo in C sharp Minor Op. 39


Primo – Sheila Estrin Reich, Secondo – Nancy Burstein: A. Dvorak – Slavonic Dance in E Minor Op. 46

Primo – Emily Whipple, Secondo – Sharon Wagner: A. Mencken – Colors of the Wind

6 Hands

Primo – Emily Whipple, Secondo – Nancy Burstein, Terzo – Sharon Wagner:
L. V. Beethoven – Turkish March
F. Mendelssohn – Wedding March from A Midsummer Night’s Dream


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