Masterworks II: Carmina Burana FEB 1, 2020
Masterworks II: Carmina Burana Saturday, February 1, 2020 – 7:30PM Walton Arts Center Paul Haas, conductor Heather Buck, soprano; Jonathan Blalock, tenor; Timothy LeFebvre, baritone SoNA Singers and Bentonville High School Chamber Singers, Terry Hicks, director University of Arkansas Children’s Choir, Rachel Cornett, director
The Great Striving Origins–Même The Voyage Ice–Brinksmanship Postlude
Spring In the Tavern The Court of Love
Heather Buck, soprano Jonathan Blalock, tenor Timothy LeFebvre, baritone SoNA Singers Bentonville High School Chamber Singers University of Arkansas Children’s Choir
Concert sponsored by Support for soloists and choirs provided by Mary Ann and Reed Greenwood and Marti and Kelly Sudduth
Symphony of Northwest Arkansas
Heather Buck appears by special arrangement with Barrett Artists, Inc. Jonathan Blalock appears by arrangement with Encompass Artists, Inc.
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Paul Haas, Music Director & Conductor
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FIRST VIOLIN Ronnamarie Jensen, Acting Concertmaster Maestro’s Circle Chair Meredith Hicks, Acting Associate Concertmaster Allison Steiner, Acting Assistant Concertmaster Miranda Baker Burns Matthew Bennett Will Bush Andrew Chu Rebecca Cutler-Metzger Mary Haley Sarah Kelly Raul Munguia Thomas Neely SECOND VIOLIN Miho Oda Sakon, Principal Mt. Sequoyah Women of Music Chair* Geronimo Oyenard, Associate Principal Jana Burton Cristian Martinez Vega Martha Mattes Christy Paxton Karol Rulli Elizabeth Uhimchuk Alistair Watson Alla Wijnands VIOLA Jesse Collett, Principal Kirk Thompson and Brett Burch Chair Rosemarie Barney, Acting Associate Principal Babette Allen Alyssa Bell Grace Clark Lester Lewis Endowed Chair Mary Kelly Hailey Treas Anne Wenzel
CELLO Kari Caldwell, Principal Starr Foundation Chair Eman Chalshotori, Associate Principal Amelia Ivory Ezgi Karakus Erica Parker Cheyenne Rain BASS Jarrett Bastow, Principal Marybeth and Rick Hays Chair Benji Wilson, Acting Associate Principal Kassandra Ferrero Riley Robison FLUTE Virginia Broffitt Kunzer, Principal Greenwood Gearhart Chair Gabriel Vega, Acting Associate Principal Mt. Sequoyah Women of Music Chair* Carley Flowers, piccolo OBOE Theresa Delaplain, Principal Lorraine Duso Kitts Andrew Baker, English horn CLARINET Jasper Hensley, Acting Principal Orlando Scalia, bass clarinet Amanda Hudnall, E-Flat clarinet BASSOON Lia Uribe, Principal Leah Cripps Richard Bobo, contrabassoon
HORN Joseph Falvey, Acting Principal Jason Hofmeister Benjamin Bacni Ashley Walla TRUMPET Richard Rulli, Principal Ed and Carol Clifford Chair Andrew Stadler Tim Wootton TROMBONE Cory Mixdorf, Principal Tenor Hollomon Wailes Chair Justin Cook Jason Hausback, Principal Bass TUBA Ryan Robison, Principal TIMPANI Stephen Craft, Principal PERCUSSION James Harris, Principal Amy Hearting Mariana Aun Micheal Barnes Keith Hendricks KEYBOARD Tomoko Kashiwagi, Acting Principal Garrison Financial Chair Kristy Olefsky Amy Hearting, celesta
*Mt. Sequoyah Women of Music: Liz Allen, Carol Barnett, Jenny Coogan, Karolyn Farrell, Phoebe Goodwin, Jill King, Melinda Nickle, Natalie Olsen, Lynn Rogers, Jane Scroggs, Jackie Telfair, Laura Wilkins, and Ann Marie Ziegler
Paul Haas Music Director & Conductor SoNA Music Director Paul Haas enjoys a distinctive career as conductor, composer and installation artist. His guest conducting engagements have included performances with Orchestra of St. Lukeâ€™s, San Antonio Symphony, the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, and the New World Symphony, among others, as well as festival appearances.
the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Over the last decade, he has written commissions for a wide variety of iconic venues, including the Park Avenue Armory and Rubin Museum of Art in New York, Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, the Anchorage Museum of Art in Alaska, and
Haas is a graduate of Yale University and The Juilliard School. He resides in Germantown, New York, with his wife and three children. Find out more at paulhaas.com.
In addition to his positions as Music Director of SoNA and the Thunder Bay Symphony in Ontario, Canada, Haas is the founder and Artistic Director of Sympho, a trailblazing concert production company that creates powerful and emotional musical experiences, collaborating with leading artists and using unexpected performance methods and unorthodox venues.
SoNA Singers Soprano Clara Augustin Elaine Augustin Gabriela Blotor Greta Blotor Kandace Bowen Lindsay Burnett Samanthe Burrow Amanda Duggan Kerry Elias Shana Gold Rebecca Graer Cheri Headrick Vickie Hilliard Shiloh Jones Erin Jorgenson Amy Joyce Amy Locke Summer Matlock Diane Morrison Rosezita Morrison
Zoe Naylor Erin Schlabach Becky Seidl Callie Skembo Cathy Suazo Madison Weskamp Regina Elizabeth Woods Kaitlyn Wyre Alto Rebeca Adler Elizabeth Bainbridge Marcie Bayles Kierstin Bible Beth Carson Adele Coleman Kristen Flesner Zessna Garcia Rios Christina Hacala Cassie T Holder Robyn Holt
Maria Jones Sarah Matteri Barbara Miller Kailey Miller Erin Novak Katie Ramsey Laurie Reh Laura Shatkus April Taylor Crystal Tipton Holly White Tenor Chris Brown Christopher Brown Nephtali Cantu Doug Cummins Michael Garner Ben Hill Blaine Hill Daniel Jordan
Micah Smukler Michael Upton Ryan Widen Bass Gabriel Blotor Dennis Brewer Jeff Clapper Caleb Ellicott John Ford David Frantz Juan Garcia David Hernandez Jim Bob Loyd Zak Morris Joshua Segraves Justin Stewart Jeramy Upton
Guest Singers Bios
Soprano Heather Buck, tenor Jonathan Blalock, and baritone Timothy LeFebvre
Bentonville High School Chamber Singers and University of Arkansas Childrenâ€™s Choir
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Symphony of Northwest Arkansas Paul Haas, Music Director
Masterworks I: Beethoven’s Violin Concerto
SoNA & Walton Arts Center present
A Very SoNA Christmas
Masterworks II: Carmina Burana
NOV. 9, 2019 – 7:30PM
DEC. 21, 2019 – 2PM & 7:30PM
The Snowman: A Family Concert DEC. 22, 2019 – 2PM
FEB. 1, 2020 – 7:30PM
Masterworks III: Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto
MARCH 21, 2020 – 7:30PM
Masterworks IV: Pictures at an Exhibition MAY 2, 2020 – 7:30PM
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