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Asher Fisch conducts the 2017 National Orchestral Institute Philharmonic


WELCOME! TO NOI+F

TABLE OF CONTENTS WELCOME FROM THE DIRECTOR

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ABOUT NOI+F

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CONCERTS AND EVENTS

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WHAT IS A CONCERTMASTER?

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MASTERCLASSES & OPEN REHEARSALS

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SPARK! LOUNGE

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ENCUE

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AT THE GRAMMYS

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A CONDUCTORLESS EXPERIENCE

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SOUND IMPACT

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ORCHESTRAL LEARNING ALLIANCE

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NOI+F IN THE COMMUNITY

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RETURNING TO NOI+F

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CONDUCTOR CHAT

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

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STUDENT MUSICIANS

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FACULTY

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ADMINISTRATION

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SCHOLARSHIP IMPACT

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IGNITE

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SPONSORSHIP & DONORS

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FROM THE DIRECTOR Friends! What began in the summer of 1988 as a one-off gathering of young orchestral musicians from around the country has turned into a thriving ecosystem of learning, innovation and performance. Now in our 32nd year, the National Orchestral Institute + Festival is defining what it means to be a 21st century musician. This means not only presenting stellar performances, but making a commitment to rethink old models, celebrate diverse voices and engage with our community to broadly share our talents. Among the accomplished student performers on stage at NOI+F are the future leaders of orchestras, founders of chamber groups and entrepreneurs of yet-to-be-imagined businesses and arts organizations. Your very presence here secures a bright future for orchestral music and the ambitions of these gifted musicians. Over the course of this month, I encourage you to embrace a spirit of discovery by meeting the musicians after concerts, hearing them in open rehearsals, masterclasses and in our SPARK! Lounge, and exploring with us exciting repertoire by today’s most vital composers. Most importantly, I invite you to join us in celebrating the extraordinary music that brings us together each summer and the future we are building together. Welcome!

Richard Scerbo Director National Orchestral Institute + Festival

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ABOUT THE INSTITUTE

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

The University of Maryland’s National Orchestral Institute + Festival is committed to advancing the learning, leadership and entrepreneurship of musicians, conductors, composers, arts managers and audiences through electrifying performances, stimulating artistic exchange and robust community engagement. Through local and national partnerships, the National Orchestral Institute enriches the artistic and cultural opportunities for the campus and the community that surrounds and supports the university. Founded in 1988, the National Orchestral Institute pairs admitted students with an international cast of conductors and faculty mentors. Members are selected from a rigorous crosscountry audition tour and perform at The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center and throughout the community. Alumni have gone on to win highly competitive position in the world’s prestigious orchestras.

Inspiring artists. World-renowned conductors. Adventurous music. National Orchestral Institute + Festival student musicians are the finest in the country. They gather for a month-long festival of electrifying performances that push the boundaries of the traditional orchestral ecosystem. Through a series of large ensemble, chamber and solo performances, these musicians play with commitment and prowess, and redefine the symphonic experience. Throughout the Festival, audiences actively participate up-close in pre-concert chats, open masterclasses and open rehearsals. Members of the Festival’s community energized by the orchestra of the future also come together to IGNITE artistic and community projects that serve student musicians and the community. Remember, the music begins only when you arrive!

TOMORROW’S STARS ARE ON STAGE NOW! Joanna Latala, NOI+F ‘18

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JUNE

01 GERSHWIN’S PORGY AND BESS

OPEN MASTERCLASS with GREGORY MILLER

OPEN MASTERCLASS

07 TAKE THE REINS 08 DVORÁK’S SYMPHONY NO. 8

with ALEXANDER KERR

ST. ANDREW'S CONCERT OPEN MASTERCLASS with JENNIFER ROSS

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MASSIVEMUSE: ADELPHI QUARTET

GERSHWIN’S CONCERTO IN F

OPEN MASTERCLASS with BART FELLER

ADELPHI QUARTET OPEN REHEARSAL

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with WARD STARE

RAVEL, BRITTEN & STRAUSS

FAMILY CONCERT: PETER AND THE WOLF

OPEN MASTERCLASS with YUMI KENDALL

CHAMBER MUSIC SHOWCASE

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OPEN REHEARSAL

MAHLER’S SYMPHONY NO. 5

with MICHAEL STERN

2019

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MAIN STAGE CONCERTS

GERSHWIN’S PORGY & BESS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH WOLF TRAP OPERA SAT, JUNE 1 . 8PM

DEKELBOUM CONCERT HALL, THE CLARICE

John Morris Russell, conductor Alyson Cambridge, soprano Joshua Conyers, baritone Heritage Signature Chorale Stanley J. Thurston, director Shelton Brooks: Strutters’ Ball Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Danse Nègre from African Suite, Op. 35, No. 4 Scott Joplin: Maple Leaf Rag R. Nathaniel Dett: Juba from In the Bottoms James R. Europe: Hey There! Tim Brymn: Coconut Grove Jessie Montgomery: Banner George Gershwin: Porgy and Bess: A Concert of Songs

TAKE THE REINS FRI, JUNE 7 . 8PM

DEKELBOUM CONCERT HALL, THE CLARICE

Igor Stravinsky: Suite from Pulcinella Richard Wagner: Siegfried Idyll Arthur Honegger: Pastorale d’été Gian Carlo Menotti: Suite from Sebastian Sponsored by the IGNITE Group

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DVORÁK’S SYMPHONY NO. 8 SAT, JUNE 8 . 8PM

DEKELBOUM CONCERT HALL, THE CLARICE

Andrew Grams, conductor Frank Morelli, bassoon Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Bassoon Concerto in B-flat major Anna Clyne: Abstractions Antonín Dvořák: Symphony No. 8

All Main Stage concerts are EnCue enabled. Learn more about EnCue on page 20. 8


Denise Hernandez Raveiro, NOI+F ‘17 9


MAIN STAGE CONCERTS

Asher Fisch conducts the 2017 10

National Orchestral Institute Philharmonic


GERSHWIN’S CONCERTO IN F IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NAXOS RECORDS SAT, JUNE 15 . 8PM

DEKELBOUM CONCERT HALL, THE CLARICE

David Alan Miller, conductor Kevin Cole, piano Joan Tower: Sequoia George Gershwin: Concerto in F John Harbison: Remembering Gatsby - Foxtrot for Orchestra Walter Piston: Symphony No. 5 This concert continues NOI+F’s partnership with Naxos Records, classical music’s largest recording label, the only recording collaboration of its kind in the country.

RAVEL, BRITTEN AND STRAUSS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH WOLF TRAP OPERA SAT, JUNE 22 . 8PM

DEKELBOUM CONCERT HALL, THE CLARICE

Ward Stare, conductor Emily Cuk, director Taylor Raven, mezzo-soprano Joshua Lovell, tenor Ian Koziara, tenor Joshua Conyers, baritone Calvin Griffin, bass-baritone Benjamin Britten: Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes Richard Strauss: Suite from Der Rosenkavalier Maurice Ravel: L’heure espagnole (Sung in French with English supertitles)

MAHLER’S SYMPHONY NO. 5 SAT, JUNE 29 . 8PM

DEKELBOUM CONCERT HALL, THE CLARICE

Michael Stern, conductor Richard Wagner: Prelude to Act I from Lohengrin Anna Clyne: This Midnight Hour Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 5

All Main Stage Concerts are EnCue enabled. Learn more about EnCue on page 20. 11


CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERTS MASSIVEMUSE: ADELPHI QUARTET

ADELPHI QUARTET

CHAMBER MUSIC SHOWCASE

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THU, JUNE 20 . 7:30PM

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SPECIAL CONCERTS ST. ANDREW’S CONCERT

FAMILY CONCERT: PETER AND THE WOLF

SUN, JUNE 9 . 5PM

SUN, JUNE 23 . 3PM

ST. ANDREW’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH

GRAND PAVILION, THE CLARICE

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Members of NOI+F join organist

Animals come to life in this family-

David Houston for an afternoon

friendly classic! Join us early at 2PM

concert featuring Richard Wagner’s

for a fun, free crafting session with

Siegfried Idyll along with works for

Arts on a Roll!

brass and organ.

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What is a Concertmaster? Lights dim. Chatter ends. And then, the stage door swings open. Out comes a presence, a force.

She gracefully bows and stands firmly in front of her orchestra awaiting the oboe that will tune the ensemble. The conductor acknowledges her with a firm handshake before the music comes to life. She is Madeline Adkins, concertmaster of the prestigious Utah Symphony and proud NOI+F alumna. But, what is a concertmaster? A concertmaster is the principal violinist in a modern orchestra and the chief conduit of communication between a conductor and an orchestra. On stage, concertmasters work tirelessly to serve their orchestra, lead by example, play solos, tune the orchestra and create healthy working relationships between the ensemble and music director. Behind the scenes, concertmasters invest many hours in conversation with principal string players to synchronize the direction of bowings, and to coordinate other musical markings. “It’s a multifaceted position. Sometimes, the work is practical and musicbased,” says Adkins. “Sometimes the work is philosophical and a matter of managing complex relationships between key stakeholders.” The word “concertmaster” is rooted in 17th century European tradition of Baroque performance in which a violinist would lead the ensemble from their chair during the performance. The role of today’s baton-leading conductors rose in popularity throughout the 19th century. By mid-century, most conductors had assumed their new roles with concertmasters being auxiliary instead of principal leaders (Grove Music). Winning this reinvented but still invaluable position is an arduous journey that requires decades of learning. Dallas Symphony Orchestra concertmaster and NOI+F ‘19 faculty member

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Madeline Adkins


Alexander Kerr shares of his experience:

Orchestra in South Carolina.” He adds,

I try to teach my students to embrace the unknown and let their inner strength shine through.

“when becoming a concertmaster you

Alexander Kerr

“developing my career took many small steps that were also incredible and invaluable learning experiences, starting with my first concertmaster position with Charleston Symphony

do a lot of work in the practice room, and then a very different kind of learning, no less important, in the chair itself.” Preparing young artists to become a concertmaster is a modern shift in musical training. “When I was growing up, there simply weren’t many concertmasters that were also teachers,” shares Kerr, “so one rarely received mentorship in the most esoteric concepts of being a leader. You just

Adkins grew up in an artistic home, most of her siblings being musicians. Her sister

had to experience it for yourself and

Elisabeth, retired Associate Concertmaster of the National Symphony Orchestra and on

use your intuition to learn on the fly.”

faculty at NOI+F 2019, was of particular inspiration to her. “Elisabeth helped me from

Orchestral leadership education has

the start,” she says “I would play my excerpts, concertos, chamber music, everything

evolved in recent years to include training

for her.” Anshel Brusilow, retired concertmaster of The Philadelphia Orchestra, was

in symphonic excerpts, orchestral

essential to her development when pursuing undergraduate studies. She went on

blend and ensemble citizenship, all

to pursue graduate studies at New England Conservatory and won a position at the

key competency areas of the job.

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra less than two years after being a student at NOI+F.

Among these, ensemble citizenship

Kerr also acknowledges those who helped him along the way, including the late Irving

is perhaps the most difficult to

Ludwig. Ludwig was a longtime violinist of The Philadelphia Orchestra who mentored

teach in the studio or learn in the

Kerr during his studies at the Curtis Institute of Music. “Unlike the training received by

practice room. “Being sensitive to

students today, I had to seek someone outside school who would be willing to teach

the orchestra’s culture, leading with

me the repertoire,” he says. “Irving helped me begin the process of finding the strength

effectiveness and camaraderie, public

within myself to lead musicians who were sometimes twice my age!” Ludwig’s early

speaking and interpersonal skills at a

teachings would go on to prepare Kerr to become the concertmaster of the Royal

one-on-one level are areas you don’t

Concertgebouw Orchestra in the Netherlands, one of the world’s legendary orchestras.

always learn in school,” says Adkins. “You have to make a commitment to

“In Amsterdam, I had to assume a leadership role in an entirely different

strengthen these areas on your own

language” he exclaims. “I try to teach my students to embrace

and give 125% every day on the job.”

the unknown and let their inner strength shine through.”

In speaking about their journey to

Like Kerr, Adkins, encourages the next generation of concertmasters to go beyond

concertmaster, both Adkins and

their comfort zone and dive into challenges. “If you don’t want to practice an

Kerr highlight the importance of

excerpt, that means you need to. If you’re afraid of a piece, program it. Facing artistic

mentorship from more experienced

challenges head-on will take you far in your journey to being a concertmaster.”

musicians that now motivates them to give back to their students.

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James Judd conducts the 2018 National Orchestral Institute Philharmonic


MASTERCLASSES & OPEN REHEARSALS Masterclasses 7PM IN GILDENHORN RECITAL HALL, THE CLARICE Get an insider’s view on the training NOI+F musicians receive during their time at the Institute.

GREGORY MILLER, HORN MON, JUNE 3

ALEXANDER KERR, VIOLIN TUE, JUNE 4

JENNIFER ROSS, VIOLIN MON, JUNE 10

BART FELLER, FLUTE MON, JUNE 17

YUMI KENDALL, CELLO MON, JUNE 24

Open Rehearsals 9:30AM IN DEKELBOUM CONCERT HALL, THE CLARICE Ever wondered what happens during rehearsals? Experience a rehearsal from Dekelboum Concert Hall’s choir loft or stage boxes so you can hear every note!

WARD STARE, CONDUCTOR FRI, JUNE 21

MICHAEL STERN, CONDUCTOR FRI, JUNE 28

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Richard Scerbo, Director of NOI+F, and Doug Fitch, Multimedia Artist


Relax and unwind in our lecture-free lounge! Join us before and after select

SPARK! LOUNGE

concerts to meet, mix and mingle with musicians, conductors, composers and guest artists. Hosts will guide conversations, but there will always be a chance to ask questions! Our Encore Bar will be open for snacks and beverages, so pull up a chair, and join us for these lively conversations.

SAT, JUNE 1 . 7PM A conversation with featured NOI+F composer Jessie Montgomery, moderated by School of Music Assistant Professor of Musicology William Robin. SAT, JUNE 8 . 7PM Director of NOI+F Richard Scerbo interviews NOI+F alums who have gone on to establish organizations, play in orchestras and do other amazing work in the arts.

SAT, JUNE 8 . 9:30PM Jazz in the lounge: unwind and meet NOI+F student musicians! SAT, JUNE 15 . 7PM Assistant Professor of Musicology William Robin and featured NOI+F composer Joan Tower discuss the recording of her piece Sequoia.

SAT, JUNE 22 . 9:30PM Jazz in the lounge: unwind and meet NOI+F student musicians! SAT, JUNE 29 . 7PM Director of NOI+F Richard Scerbo and student musicians discuss their experiences at the 2019 Institute. SAT, JUNE 29 . 9:30PM

SAT, JUNE 22 . 7PM Guests from the Maryland Opera Studio and Wolf Trap Opera guide a conversation about operatic repertoire.

Jazz in the lounge: unwind and meet NOI+F student musicians!

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ENCUE BY OCTAVA Deepen your orchestral concert experience with program notes personally delivered to you at their exact moment of insight. This free app for your phone or tablet provides musical commentary and historical perspective right at the moment it occurs in the music! Read insights from the performers on stage while they are playing. NOI+F joins esteemed orchestras such as the Baltimore Symphony and the Royal Philharmonic in its usage of EnCue. The app is easy to use and unobtrusive to read in low lighting. EnCue is available on both iOS and Android and will be enabled on all NOI+F Main Stage concerts.

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Get started now by downloading EnCue from the iTunes App Store or Google Play store! Questions? Visit our EnCue station in the Grand Pavilion.


AT THE GRAMMYS In June 2015, the National Orchestral Institute + Festival began a multi-year partnership with NAXOS Records, the world’s leading classical musical label. Through this unique partnership, NOI+F student musicians record an album of American music that is released in more than 40 countries worldwide. The only recording collaboration of its kind in the country, the partnership resulted in a “Best Orchestral Performance” Grammy nomination for 2018 album Ruggles, Stucky & Harbison: Orchestral Works. Conducted by Albany Symphony’s renowned Music Director David Alan Miller, the album was recorded at The Clarice in June 2017. The musicians had only worked together for two weeks when the recording took place. “This is a wonderful testament to the talent and passion of the students,” says Director of NOI+F Richard Scerbo. NOI+F students were nominated alongside some of the country’s leading orchestras including Pittsburgh Symphony, Boston Symphony, San Francisco Symphony and Seattle Symphony. NOI+F Orchestral Futurist Fellow Camille Jones, and University of Maryland student, shares, “I joined NOI when I was young, after my freshman year of college, and did not know I would be part of a nomination of this caliber. It’s a great accomplishment that I did not expect at this stage in my career!”

Ricard Scerbo, Director of NOI+F, and Yarina Conners, Artistic Administrator, at the 2019 Grammy Awards

This is a wonderful testament to the talent and passion of the students. Richard Scerbo, Director of NOI+F

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What happens in a conductorless concert? Student musicians “take the reins” and shine!

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Combining the demands of chamber music with the precision of large scale symphonic repertorie, this special artistic exploration (on stage June 7) allows NOI+F’s young artists to craft their own interpretation. It ignites artistic ownership many have never experienced. “The concert opened a window that helped me find confidence and pride in my playing,” says Shannon Lock, who served as a concertmaster for Benjamin Britten’s Suite on English Folk Tunes,” in NOI+F’s 2018 unconducted concert. Faculty advisors, including bassoonist Frank Morelli, from New York’s Orpheus

Shannon Lock, NOI+F ‘18

Chamber Orchestra typically kick off the process with an introductory session about artistic decision-making, collaborative communication and even

To participate in “Take the Reins,” players

conflict resolution. Based in Carnegie

must learn the score beyond their individual

Hall, the Grammy-winning Orpheus

part to successfully create a unified sound.

Chamber Orchestra performs without a

This kind of orchestral experience allows

conductor and instead rotates artistic

all members of an ensemble, from the

direction for each performance. In

concertmaster to the musicians sitting in

2019, Frank Morelli, who has played

the last row to be active participants. Why

with Orpheus for more than 40

is this program an important part of the

years, will guide the performance.

National Orchestral Institute curriculum?

“Take the Reins” plays a crucial

“Take the Reins showed us that NOI+F’s

role in developing leadership skills

faculty and leadership genuinely trusted

needed to professionally excel in

our artistic instincts,” shares Lock.

every ensemble setting: from a four-

“Knowing that these seasoned artistic

player string quartet, to a 12-player

professionals believed we were fully

orchestral section leader, to a 90-player

capable of accomplishing this degree of

symphonic concertmaster (learn about

leadership was inspiring and empowering.”

concertmasters on p. 14). Musicians in these settings rely on musical and physical cues to communicate phrasing, tempo and articulation, all of which usually fall on a conductor.

Take the Reins on June 7 is sponsored by the IGNITE Group - learn more on p. 44.

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NOI+F NEW PARTNERSHIPS This summer, the National Orchestral Institute + Festival begins a partnership with Sound Impact (SI), a collective of musicians dedicated to igniting personal transformation of individuals in underserved communities. Sound Impact performance

NOI+F and SI will collaborate in Summer 2019 to guide NOI+F Fellowship Ensemble Adelphi Quartet in the curation of an educational residency in Washington, D.C.’s Youth Services Center at the Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services. Sound Impact and Adelphi Quartet will co-create a socially relevant curriculum that empowers incarcerated teenagers to find healthy channels to express their voices and expand their perspectives. This community-centered residency, “Use Your Voice,” will focus on self-expression and teamwork through a combination of interactive performances of classical, contemporary and popular music paired with writing exercises and collaborative activities. Founded in 2013, SI believes that music engagement is a vehicle to empower individuals to expand their perspectives, connect individuals of diverse ages and backgrounds and engage people with new experiences. SI’s various educational programs have served incarcerated youth in California, New Mexico and Washington, D.C. Formed in 2017 by cellist and NOI+F Orchestral Futurist Fellow Marza Wilks, the Adelphi Quartet was born from a dream of having a string quartet made up of underrepresented minorities with exceptional talent. Adelphi Quartet has given dozens of recitals throughout the D.C. area and has run educational programming in more than 15 different schools.

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Adelphi Quartet, NOI+F ‘18

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ORCHESTRAL LEARNING ALLIANCE

Hawaii Youth Symphony (HYS) and the National Orchestral Institute + Festival have partnered to create the Orchestral Learning Alliance (OLA) at the Pacific Music Institute. Launching summer 2019, this robust collaboration brings NOI+F students, faculty and alumni to Honolulu to serve as teachers and mentors to Hawaii’s young orchestral musicians. Eight current NOI+F students, five faculty members and five alumni will participate in the inaugural year. “For over 30 years, Hawaii Youth Symphony’s Pacific Music Institute has been a training ground for Hawaii’s most serious, young musicians,” says Randy Wong, President of Hawaii Youth Symphony and NOI+F alumnus (2003). “The acronym OLA is also the Hawaiian word for “life” and for members of HYS and NOI+F, music is life as we all share a common bond that helps bring people together.” Hawaii Youth Symphony’s Pacific Music Institute is an intensive summer program designed for students to hone their musical skills. Through OLA, students will have the opportunity to work with renowned guest artist faculty, many drawn from the NOI+F network of faculty and alumni. Many of these renowned musicians also have significant teaching presences in major universities and schools of music. “As musicians, we recognize the significance of collaboration and the positive impact that good mentorship has on those we have the privilege to reach,” says Richard Scerbo, Director of NOI+F. “We are delighted to begin this new journey with HYS to support more young musicians and their appreciation for the arts.” “We are absolutely thrilled to be a partner with such an amazing network of musicians and to have the opportunity to have them mentor our students here at HYS,” says University of Maryland graduate John Devlin, HYS Music Director and PMI Artistic Director. “OLA will empower young people to become better musicians, provide teaching fellows with the means to improve their skills as educators and enable our organization to open new doors for students locally, nationally and abroad.” Pacific Music Institute rehearsing in sectionals

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Young students of the Hawaii Youth Symphony

For over 30 years, Hawaii Youth Symphony’s Pacific Music Institute has been a training ground for Hawaii’s most serious, young musician Randy Wong, President of Hawaii Youth Symphony, NOI+F ‘03 27


NOI+F IN THE COMMUNITY

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Every year, NOI+F student musicians perform for, educate and befriend the community they serve through various community concerts at local schools.

The Adelphi Quartet performs a concert for school children


These school concerts provide students in the schools an opportunity to learn about pursuing music professionally. They are an opportunity to hear players who are involved with their work as educators and as exquisite performers. In each school, NOI+F student musicians work with music teachers to create events tailored to the grade level and to their stage in the music curriculum. PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS: Beltsville Academy Buck Lodge Elementary School Calverton Elementary School Cesar Chavez Elementary School College Park Academy Hollywood Elementary School Hyattsville Middle School Langley Park-McCormick Elementary School Loiderman Middle School Phyllis E. Williams Spanish Immersion Elementary School Suitland High School Thomas Pullen Creative & Performing Arts Academy William Wirt Middle School

If you would like to create a connection between NOI+F and your community, please contact Jane Hirshberg, Assistant Director of Campus and Community Engagement at janeh22@umd.edu

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RETURNING TO NOI+F WOLF TRAP OPERA Wolf Trap Opera’s UNTRAPPED series, which takes thrilling vocal music to spaces beyond the company’s Northern Virginia home, continues its collaboration with NOI+F! These talented vocal artists, the Philharmonic and conductor John Morris Russell open the 2019 Festival with George Gershwin’s American opera Porgy and Bess. On June 22, UNTRAPPED makes an encore at The Clarice with a semi-staged performance of Maurice Ravel’s comedy L’heure espagnole.

INNOVATION STUDIO AT NOI+F NOI+F partners with UMD’s Academy for Innovation and Entrepreneurship to host a cohort of students dedicated to re-imagining the symphony orchestra. Musicians join with creative innovators from other fields of study to examine, rethink and renovate the orchestral experience through design thinking.

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NOI+F ‘18 Conductor James Judd works with soloists from Wolf Trap Opera


NOI+F ORCHESTRAL FUTURIST FELLOW NOI+F is pleased to announce 2019 Orchestral Futurist Fellow Camille Jones. This fellowship is in partnership with the Sphinx Organization, a national pioneer dedicated to transforming lives through the power of diversity in the arts. A University of Maryland violin major, Jones’ 13-month tenure allows her to participate in orchestral, administrative and community engagement experiences that will empower her to further pave her path in the nation’s orchestral ecosystem.

Camille Jones

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Conductor Chat:

David Alan Miller

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We sat down with Grammy winning conductor David Alan Miller to discuss his experiences with the Institute + Festival!

What about NOI+F inspires you to return year after year? Well … everything! The musicians are incredibly vibrant. They are young. They are fresh. They are extremely idealistic about making music at its highest level. These musicians experience a number of fresh revelations at NOI+F. For me, it’s a privilege to have these first experiences with them.

What are you looking forward to in your 2019 residency? Working with Joan Tower. She’s smart, talented and fabulous. I’m also excited about Gershwin’s Concerto in F. Gershwin long ago entered the pantheon of great composers, but he is wildly misunderstood and often musically misinterpreted. Many ignore his original artistic markings, but what’s exciting about NOI+F’s concert is that we’re making a return to a scholarly edition that restores Gershwin’s original intention. And the greatest Gershwin pianist walking the earth is joining us! Gershwin, Kevin Cole and NOI+F are simply a dream come true!

You are a champion of recording music by American composers. Why is it important to continue this tradition of recording the country’s repertoire? Working with Albany Symphony, my home orchestra, we came together to make a commitment to recording music that is rarely or sometimes never recorded. In that golden era of orchestral recordings, ensembles produced many, many repeat recordings of traditional repertoire. So, throughout my work, I advocate for these rarely recorded American works instead. What elevates this promise even higher at NOI+F is the partnership with Naxos Records. Naxos’ global reach allows many around the world access to these sometimes little known American composers.

Having been the conductor on two Naxos recordings and working with the orchestra for many years, you are an esteemed NOI+F veteran! Tell us, what is your favorite NOI+F memory? Well, thank you! The experience that most touched me at NOI+F was recording John Corigliano’s Symphony No. 1, the first recording I made with the orchestra. There’s a cello duet movement in which the two players shine through on their own. I got the opportunity to coach the piece with Robert deMaine, principal cellist at Los Angeles Philharmonic. We worked with these two brilliant young cellists, Victor Minkle Huls and Ellen Gira, for almost three hours! Together, we dug deeply into the solos — it was very moving. The performance was dazzling! Not only did the musicians know their music, they had inhabited the score. This kind of collaborative approach just doesn’t happen in a professional orchestra. To me, this experience opened a new window of exploration and was a testament of what makes NOI+F so unique.

David Alan Miller conducts the National Orchestral Institute Philharmonic in the recording of John Corigliano’s Symphony No. 1

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

Braizahn Jones (NOI+F ‘13) Braizahn Jones is currently Assistant Principal Bass at Oregon Symphony. He is a graduate of the Curtis Institute

Tim Daniels (NOI+F ‘14 and ‘15)

Robinson and Edgar Meyer, and previously with Jeffrey Weisner at the Peabody

Tim Daniels joined Kansas City

Institute of Johns Hopkins University for

Symphony’s oboe section in fall 2018.

two years before transferring to Curtis.

He has also appeared with the San

This year, Jones is serving as NOI+F

Francisco and New World symphonies.

faculty mentor.

Daniels’ efforts to reach and excite new audiences have led him to perform and instruct in public schools, restaurants

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of Music, where he studied with Hal

and hospitals.


Randy Wong (NOI+F ‘03) Randy Wong is currently President of Hawaii Youth Symphony, where he oversees all administrative, strategic planning, fundraising, educational and operational aspects of the organization, including the Pacific Music Institute. Wong holds degrees from Harvard University and New England Conservatory. He studied classical double bass with Todd Seeber and Jeffrey Turner, jazz bass with Cecil McBee and Keala Kaumeheiwa and further jazz studies with Michael Cain. Learn more about Wong’s work with NOI+F on p. 26.

Tiffany Richardson (NOI+F ‘01) Tiffany Richardson is the co-founder of Sound Impact, a collective of musicians dedicated to serving communities and igniting positive change. Richardson holds degrees from University of Maryland and New England Conservatory and has performed with ensembles including St. Louis Symphony, National Philharmonic and Richmond Symphony. This year, Richardson and her Sound Impact team have partnered with NOI+F to lead a series of chamber music performances in the DC Juvenile Detention Center. Learn more about Richardson’s work with NOI+F on p. 24

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STUDENT MUSICIANS F LU TE Sabrina Bounds, 24 MM, University of Southern California Edmonds, WA Kari Boyer, 27 MM, Manhattan School of Music Fayetteville, OH

HORN Olivia Martinez, 22 BM, Indiana University Lowell, IN

Yejin Lisa Choi, 22 BM, The Juilliard School Ellicott City, MD

Jack McCammon, 22 BM, Curtis Institute of Music Chicago, IL

Jenny Lehtonen, 26 MM, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Columbia, MD

Connor Monday, 23 MM, Rice University Jacksonville, FL

Rodion Belousov, 22 MM, Boston University St. Petersburg, Russia Paul Chinen, 26 DMA, University of Miami Honolulu, HI Gwen Goble, 18 BM, Oberlin Conservatory of Music Keller, TX Jordan Pyle, 24 MM, Southern Methodist University Fort Collins, CO CL A R I NE T Amer Hasan, 20 BM, Oberlin Conservatory of Music Tinley Park, IL JuHyun Lee, 21 BM, Manhattan School of Music Seoul, South Korea

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Harrison Short, 19 BM, Eastman School of Music North Platte, NE

Trey Bradshaw, 24 MM, Indiana University Riverview, FL

OBOE

From top: Kisa Uradomo Hayden Shaner Rahel Lulseged

Kirk Peterson, 21 BM, Eastman School of Music Raleigh NC

Anders Peterson, 19 BM, University of Southern California Northfield, MN Amy Mengyang Wang, 27 Artist Diploma, Mannes School of Music Auckland, New Zealand

Shaun Murray, 23 MM, Carnegie Mellon University Palm Beach Gardens, FL Joshua Rosenbaum, 20 BM, Southern Methodist University El Paso, TX Ryan Williamson, 19 BM, The Juilliard School Wilmette, IL TRUMP ET Anthony Barrington, 20 BM, The Juilliard School Oklahoma City, OK Justin Bernardi, 19 BA, Curtis Institute of Music Keller, TX Sam Dusinberre, 19 BM, Rice University Boulder, CO Shane O’Brien, 19 BA, Cleveland Institute of Music Benicia, CA TROMB ONE Sarah Lewandowski, 25 Graduate Diploma, Peabody Institute Buffalo, NY

BASSOON

Jonathan Kraft, 23 MM, Northwestern University Pearland, TX

Keegan Hockett, 24 MM, University of Miami West Des Moines, IA

BAS S TROMB ONE

Philip McNaughton, 23 MM, Yale University Selkirk, NY

William Clark, 19 BSOF, Indiana University Lilburn, GA


TUBA Brian Kelley, 24 MM, Carnegie Mellon University Boca Raton, FL H AR P Hannah Allen, 19 BA and BM, Oberlin Conservatory of Music North Haven, CT Samantha Bittle, 23 MA, Northwestern University Bel Air, MD P ERC U SSI O N Mary La Blanc, 19 BM, University of Southern California Mission Viejo, CA Euijin Jung, 20 BM, The Juilliard School Daegu, South Korea Charley Gillette, 24 MM, New England Conservatory Antioch, IL Connor Nixdorf, 25 MM, Temple University York, PA Charles Renneker, 20 BM, Cleveland Institute of Music Birmingham, AL

Haley Dietz, 23 BM, University of Maryland State College, PA

Jane Parris, 20 BM, University of North Carolina at Charlotte Durham, NC

Misty Drake, 23 MM, University of Miami Naples, FL Supported by the Marinus and Minna B. Koster Foundation

Julia Plato, 21 BM, Ithaca College Palmyra, PA

Brendon Elliott, 24 MM, New World Symphony New York, NY Adelphi Quartet Daniel Fields, 20 BM, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Cleveland Heights, OH Sponsored by Jack and Jo Ann Wittmann Sarah Gudbaur, 22 BM, Duquesne University Racine, WI Yuna Jo, 23 BM, Manhattan School of Music Seoul, South Korea Supported by the Marinus and Minna B. Koster Foundation Camille Jones, 21 BM, University of Maryland Bowie, MD Moonsu Kim, 20 BM, Indiana University Cary, NC

VIO L IN Manya Aronin, 20 BA, Cleveland Institute of Music Bethesda, MD Beatrice Baker, 19 BM, University of Maryland Cincinnati, OH Supported by the Marinus and Minna B. Koster Foundation Amelia Bailey, 19 BA, University of Virginia Round Hill, VA Maria Beltavski, 23 MM, Cleveland Institute of Music Strongsville, OH

Christophe Koenig, 19 BM, Eastman School of Music East Aurora, NY Charrine Liu, 20 BM, Cleveland Institute of Music Ellicott City, MD Shannon Lock, 21 BM, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Gaithersburg, MD Sponsored by Richard and Mary Anne Hakes Anna Lugbill, 21 BM, Ithaca College Fairport, NY

Kara Cantele, 25 MM, Boston Conservatory at Berklee Port Washington, NY

Julian Maddox, 22 BM, Cleveland Institute of Music Minnetonka, MN Adelphi Quartet

Connor Chaikowsky, 18 Archbishop Curley High School Baltimore, MD

Alayna Nicotera, 20 BM, Lipscomb University Nashville, TN

Hannah Price, 23 BM, Oberlin Conservatory of Music Dallas, TX Hayden Shaner, 19 BM, Arizona State University Tempe, AZ Juliana Sharp, 22 BM, Cleveland Institute of Music Stratford, CT Raphaelle Siemers, 23 MM, Southern Methodist University Allen, TX Samantha Smith, 21 BA, Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA Kisa Uradomo, 22 BM, Eastman School of Music Kula, HI Sponsored by Richard and Mary Anne Hakes Johnny Weizenecker, 27 MM, Rutgers University Stony Brook, NY Abby Wuehler, 22 BM, Utah State University St. George, UT Jiazhi Zhang, 25 Artist Diploma, Texas Christian University Daqing, China VIOLA Katie Bracewell, 21 BM, University of North Carolina Greensboro Oak Ridge, NC Joseph Henderson, 25 BM, University of North Florida Jacksonville, FL Ben Kramer, 21 BM, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Columbus OH Weilan Li, 23 BM, Bard College Shenzhen, China Samantha Peng, 23 MM, Southern Methodist University Falls Church, VA

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STUDENT MUSICIANS Edna Pierce, 21 BA, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Cincinnati, OH

Zi-Yun Luo, 26 Graduate Diploma, Texas Christian University Yilan, Taiwan

Omar Shelly, 28 Graduate Diploma, Bard College Las Vegas, NV Adelphi Quartet

Edward Oh, 20 BM, Vanderbilt University Saratoga, CA

Sebastian Stefanovic, 22 BM, Rice University Baltimore, MD Sponsored by Richard and Christine Lawrence Luke Wardell, 19 BM, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Twinsburg,OH Jordan Watt, 19 BM, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Cincinnati, OH Nicholas Wilbur, 21 BM, Eastman School of Music Durango, CO Megan Yeung, 22 BM, Roosevelt University Hong Kong, China Alyssa Yoshitake, 22 BM, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music San Diego, CA CE L LO

From top: Shannon Lock Amir Hasan Julian Maddox

Chad Polk, 19 BM, Cleveland Institute of Music Boston, MA Federico Strand Ramirez, 22 MM, Mannes School of Music San Francisco, CA Supported by the Marinus and Minna B. Koster Foundation Luka Stefanović, 19 BA, Oberlin Conservatory of Music Baltimore, MD Marza Merophi Wilks, 26 MM, The Juilliard School Ithaca, NY Adelphi Quartet BAS S Holly Alper, 23 MM, New England Conservatory East Islip, NY Daniel Chan, 20 BM, The Juilliard School Plano, TX

Naomi Guth, 23 MM, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Yellow Springs, OH

Justin Cheesman, 24 MM, New England Conservatory Boston, MA

Adrienne Hyde, 20 BM, Eastman School of Music Bristow, VA

John DeMartino, 22 BM, Boston University South Windsor, CT

Brian Kim, 23 BM, University of Maryland Rockville, MD

Samuel Dugo, 22 BM, Peabody Institute of Music Ashburn, VA

Hannah Lohr-Pearson, 23 MM, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Plainsboro, NJ

Maggie Lin, 24 Graduate Diploma, DePaul University Irvine, CA

Michael Li, 19 BA, University of Maryland Laurel, MD

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Niraj Patil, 21 BM, University of Texas at Arlington Arlington, TX

Rahel Lulseged, 20 BM, Peabody Institute Dallas,TX Supported by the Marinus and Minna B. Koster Foundation

Noah C. Strevell, 21 BA, Peabody Institute Bainbridge Island, WA Kody Thiessen, 24 BM, San Francisco Conservatory of Music San Francisco, CA


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FACULTY FLU TE

TR U MPE T

Bart Feller Principal, New Jersey Symphony

Chris Gekker Principal, National Philharmonic & University of Maryland

Aaron Goldman Principal, National Symphony Orchestra Demarre McGill Principal, Seattle Symphony

Charles Geyer Rice University Mark Inouye Principal, San Francisco Symphony

O BO E

Jennifer Ross Principal Second (Ret.), Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra David Salness Left Blank Quartet & University of Maryland James Stern University of Maryland Jeffrey Thayer Concertmaster, San Diego Symphony

TROMBONE John Ferrillo Principal, Boston Symphony Orchestra Mark Hill Principal, National Philharmonic & University of Maryland Robert Walters The Cleveland Orchestra & Oberlin Conservatory of Music

VIOLA James Box Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal & McGill University Matthew Guilford Bass Trombone, National Symphony Orchestra Larry Zalkind Eastman School of Music

CL AR IN ET

Karin Brown Assistant Principal, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Joan DerHovsepian Associate Principal, Houston Symphony & Rice University Edward Gazouleas Indiana University

TU BA Paul Cigan National Symphony Orchestra Yehuda Gilad Colburn School & University of Southern California

David Fedderly Baltimore Symphony Orchestra & University of Maryland

David Harding Carnegie Mellon University Katherine Murdock Left Blank Quartet & University of Maryland

PE RCU SSI ON CELLO

Ricardo Morales Principal, The Philadelphia Orchestra

Chris Deviney Principal Percussion, The Philadelphia Orchestra & Temple University

Amir Eldan Oberlin Conservatory of Music

BASSO O N Christopher Millard Principal, National Arts Centre Orchestra Frank Morelli Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Sue Heineman Principal, National Symphony Orchestra

Jauvon Gilliam Principal Timpani, National Symphony Orchestra & University of Maryland Eric Shin Principal Percussion, National Symphony Orchestra & University of Maryland John Tafoya Indiana University

HORN

Ilya Finkelshteyn Principal, Cincinnati Symphony Stephen Geber Principal (Ret.), The Cleveland Orchestra Yumi Kendall Assistant Principal, The Philadelphia Orchestra BAS S

V I OL I N Gregory Miller University of Maryland & Empire Brass William VerMeulen Principal, Houston Symphony Orchestra & Rice University Gail Williams Chicago Chamber Musicians & Northwestern University

Elisabeth Adkins Texas Christian University Juliana Athayde Concertmaster, Rochester Philharmonic & Eastman School of Music Amy Oshiro Philadelphia Orchestra Alexander Kerr Concertmaster, Dallas Symphony Orchestra & Indiana University

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Maximilian Dimoff Principal, The Cleveland Orchestra Braizahn Jones Assistant Principal, Oregon Symphony Jeffrey Turner Principal, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Ali Yazdanfar Principal, Orchestre Symphonique de MontrĂŠal HARP Sarah Fuller Principal, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, & University of Maryland


ADMINISTRATION N AT IO N AL O RC HE S T RA L I NS TI TU TE + F E STI VA L Tyler Clifford Assistant Artistic Administrator Yarina Conners Artistic Administrator Andrew Giza Artist Services Coordinator Anna Harris Manager of Artistic Operations

Jane Hirshberg Assistant Director Campus and Community Engagement Cody McVey Orchestra Manager Matthew Reese Assistant Librarian & Cover Conductor

Richard Scerbo Director Amanda Staub Graduate Assistant Anna Thompson Librarian Fellow

Michael Butler Henrique Carvalho Patrick De Guzman Justin Drisdelle Lauren Floyd Melissa Morales Artistic Operations Assistants

Martin Wollesen Executive Director, The Clarice

ARTIST PA RT NE R P RO G RAMS

Stephanie Kelchner Administrative Coordinator

Devin Kinch Projections Coordinator

David Andrews Photographer/Videographer

Bobby Asher Director of Programming

Fernando Merchan Business Manager

Tessa Lew Costume Draper/Tailor

Paige Cook Guest Experience Coordinator

Megan Pagado Wells Associate Director

LeeAnn Serrant HR Coordinator

Jennifer McDonald Production Assistant

Roxene Edwards Digital Experience Coordinator

THE C L AR I C E M AN AG EME NT

PROD U CTI ON

James O’Connell Assistant Manager of Audio

Sara Gordon Manager of Guest Experience

Mark Rapach Technical Director

Piama Habibullah Creative Director

Jeffrey Reckeweg Assistant Technology Manager

Carlos Howard Marketing Communications Coordinator, Artist Partner Programs

Erica Bondarev Rapach Associate Executive Director Kimberly Moore Turner Coordinator, Executive Office

Ryan Knapp Director of Operations Lisa Burgess Costume Shop Coordinator Susan Chiang Assistant Costume Shop Manager

Beth Ribar Production Coordinator

Ann Chismar Scenic Charge Coordinator

Kathryn Rother Production Coordinator

Kristen Olsen Senior Guest Experience Coordinator

FAC IL ITIES M A NAG E M E NT

Jennifer Daszczyszak Costume Shop Manager

Matthew Weiss Venue Technician

Sarah Snyder Communications Manager

Bill Brandwein Operations Manager

Michael Driggers Assistant Technical Director

Kara Wharton Production Manager

Liana Stiegler Guest Experience Coordinator

FIN AN C E A ND AD M IN IST RAT I O N

Sandy Everett Technical Coordinator

COLLEGE OF ARTS & HUMANITIES

Eric Wheatley Graphic Designer

Jacqueline Robinson Director of Finance and Administration

Reuven Goren Scene Shop Coordinator

Bonnie Thornton Dill Dean

DEVELOP MENT

Anna Harris Production Coordinator

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

Joel Hobson Technology Shop Manager

Nicky Everette Assistant Dean, Marketing and Communications

CAM P U S A ND C O M M UNI T Y EN GAG EME NT Jane Hirshberg Assistant Director, Campus and Community Engagement

Matthew Fenlon IT Coordinator Jacquelyn Gutrick Finance and Administration Specialist Samantha Hatcher Information Systems Coordinator

Timothy Jones Prop Shop Manager

Rika Dixon White Director of Marketing and Guest Experience

Norah Quinn Assistant Director of Development

Photos by UMD staff photographers - past & present, or provided by the artists.

The National Orchestral Institute + Festival gratefully acknowledges: University of Maryland School of Music Faculty & Staff, University of Maryland Conferences & Visitor Services, University of Maryland College of Arts & Humanities

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ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP Boston native Paul Halberstadt (NOI+F 2017, ‘18) began his violin studies when he was just four years old. His nearly twodecade journey with the violin has led him to the Eastman School of Music, where he is pursuing undergraduate music performance studies. He has funded his academic studies through a variety of meritbased scholarships that make it possible for him to continue growing as a musician without excessive out-of-pocket expenses for himself or his family.

I have a five siblings, so when I made it into Eastman, I knew I couldn’t burden my parents with the full cost of my training. Paul Halberstadt

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The National Orchestral Institute + Festival was Halberstadt’s first collegiate music festival. It would change the way he makes music forever. “NOI+F had an impact in virtually every aspect of my music career,” he shares. Opening night was a chance for Halberstadt to quickly learn and perform like professionals do. In addition, the conductorless Take the Reins concert awakened a sense of leadership and musical communication he had never experienced. “Having solo teachers advise me during ensemble rehearsals is virtually unheard of. Masterclasses. Seminars. Solo Coachings,” he says. “NOI+F was a holistic experience you rarely find in your training.” In addition to receiving scholarships to attend the Institute, housing expenses for Halberstadt’s residency were generously funded by NOI+F sponsors. “Being able to commit to NOI+F early on in my development was a career-changing gift. I would have been unable to attend NOI+F without sponsorship,” he adds. “I simply did not have the resources.” And, among the highlights of his time at NOI+F was the chance to connect with those who made his residency possible. Off-stage he was able to share a homemade meal with his sponsors: “It was the most amazing food I’ve had in years!” Halberstadt says. Since his time at NOI+F, he has continued to advance in his orchestral studies, working with violinist Joshua Bell and conductor David Zinman, as well as serving as a concertmaster with the Eastman Philharmonia. Halberstadt’s professional engagements have also included appearances with Glenn Falls Symphony, Rochester Philharmonic, ProMusica Chamber Orchestra and Symphonia Orchestra of Syracuse.

University of Maryland’s National Orchestral Institute + Festival has nurtured the advancement of America’s most gifted young orchestral musicians for more than 30 years. To learn more about how to make an impact, contact Norah Quinn at naquinn@umd.edu or 301.405.6485.

“The National Orchestral Institute + Festival is one of the region’s most treasured cultural and educational gems. Performances are all awe-inspiring. And, witnessing the growth and transformation of tomorrow’s orchestral stars is an absolute joy. I am honored to support the brilliant young minds who will elevate and transform the nation’s orchestras for generations to come.” Mary Anne Hakes Chair, IGNITE Group

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IGNITE IGNITE is the volunteer and friends group of the National Orchestral Institute + Festival. This diverse group gathers during the Festival and throughout the year to work on projects to bring energy, excitement and support of NOI+F. During the festival and throughout the year, this group ignites the passion for educating the next generation of orchestra professionals by cultivating relationships, creating community and having fun!

THANK YOU TO OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS Preferred Festival Hotel

Join IGNITE today and share your spark for education, leadership, orchestras and NOI+F. For more information or to join IGNITE, contact Yarina Conners at yconners@umd.edu or 301.405.5974

THANKS TO OUR IGNITE MEMBERS: Clarissa Balmaseda Jim Barnes Richard Bourne Sarah Bourne Jim Coppess Lisa Fischer Robert Gammon Mary Anne Hakes Richard Hakes

See our program insert for restaurant discounts for NOI+F ticket holders!

Jean Hampton Janet Hawley James (Jay) Hawley

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Ann Matteson Sharon Matthews Bonnie McClellan Mike McClellan Jennifer Newlin Thom Newlin Dianne Niedner Malcolm Niedner Ann Rowe Alan Turnbull Martin Wollesen William Wright


SPONSORSHIP & DONORS SPONSOR A STUDENT

2019 Institute + Festival Donors

For more than a generation, the National

FOUNDATIONS AND ORGANIZATIONS

Orchestral Institute + Festival has nurtured the development of America’s most gifted young orchestral musicians. Their training at the Institute reflects the current and future demands of orchestral performance, while fostering an ethos of experimentation, entrepreneurship and discovery. Student Sponsorships encourage highly qualified applicants to seek enrollment in NOI+F. Your philanthropic support helps keep our program tuition-free for all students and allows us to provide merit-based housing

Clark-Winchcole Foundation Dorothy and Nicholas Orem Music Performance Fund The Marinus & Minna B. Koster Foundation, Inc.

Maryland State Arts Council Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Robert H. Smith Family Foundation

$10,000+ Richard J. Hakes and Mary Anne Hakes

Willard D. Larkin and Carolyn D. Larkin

$5,000 - 9,999 Richard E. Lawrence and Christine Lawrence

Jack Wittmann and Jo Ann B. Wittmann

$1,000 - 4,999 James A. Barnes in memory of Helen S. Barnes Malcolm Chaires Belle N. Davis Kevin J. Fallis Carl Fichtel and Carolyn Headlee Fichtel James (Jay) M. Hawley, III and Janet Moore Hawley

Louise M. Huddleston Monica G. Kapps Ann Matteson Marlene J. Mayo Thom Newlin and Jennifer Newlin Russell Suniewick and Nancy Suniewick William E. Wright

stipends to select students every year. As a Student Sponsor, you can support the dream and development of a talented young musician.

SPONSORSHIP LEVELS

Full Student Sponsorship

Tuition Sponsorship

Housing Sponsorship

$5,000

$3,500

$1,500

You can also create a lasting impact through establishing an endowed fund to support the future of NOI+F. To learn more about becoming a Student Sponsor, or endowing a named fund, contact Norah Quinn at naquinn@umd.edu or 301.405.6485.

$500 - 999 Clarissa Balmaseda and Lisa Fischer Richard Bourne and Sarah R. Bourne Marlene H. Cianci Albert A. Folop Robert W. Gammon and Sharon Matthews Jean M. Hampton John Stephen Hanson and Melinda M. Hanson

Jack G. Hehn David Luban and Judith A. Lichtenberg Elliot Rosen Richard A. Scerbo Donna L. Schneider Carl E. Tretter and Beryl S. Tretter William Walters and Barbara Walters Martin A. Wollesen

$250 - 499 G. Eugene Boone and Ginger K. Boone Sue Jarboe Bonnie McClellan and Michael McClellan Francis L. Nolan, Jr. and Evelyn A. Nolan

Nancy A. Sahli Stephen Sternheimer and Sue Sternheimer Suzan Fischer Wynne

$100 - 249 Anonymous Donor Wallace K. Bailey, Jr. Miriam L. Ferrell Steve A. Fetter and Marie Fetter Jared S. Garelick and Ellen Kramarow Joseph E. Gootenberg and Susan Leibenhaut John H. Harbison and Amy K. Harbison Eugene H. Herman and Esther C. Herman Douglas A. Julin Amos Kedem Samuel A. Lawrence

Roberta V. McKay Donald F. Reinhold, Jr. and Patricia Reinhold Philip L. Repetto, Jr. and Joan G. Repetto Marc Simon and Madlen Simon Margaret L. Thrasher Julia W. Tossell Mary K. Traver William F. Tuceling and Barbara S. Tuceling Peter Wolfe Suzan Fischer Wynne David M. Zajic and Naomi Chang Zajic

$1 - $99 Yarina Conners Charles Dale Erica Estrada-Liou Helen E. Gaul Robert Thomas Haberl Piama Habibullah Gordon S. Hawkins and Beverly B. Hawkins Carlos M. Howard Ryan N. Knapp Peggy Misback Gifts made between July 1, 2018 - May 21, 2019

Stephen Mullany Lee Anne P. Myslewski Patricia Noone Billy W. Patterson Cheryl Peckenpaugh Norah A. Quinn Richard J. Riseberg and Joyce Riseberg Daniel Schneider Sarah K. Snyder Megan Pagado Wells

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JoAnn Falletta conducts the 2018 National Orchestral Institute Philharmonic


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