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The School of Music Yale University Robert Blocker, Dean

One Hundred Twentieth Commencement

May 20, 2013 Morse Recital Hall in Sprague Memorial Hall New Haven, Connecticut

pro g ra m Prelude and Processional Canzona Terzadecima Canzona Terza Pièce Instrumentale Canzona Quarta German Dances

brass ensemble Allan Dean, trumpet * Thomas Bergeron, trumpet ** Hugo Moreno, trumpet **

Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583–1643) Giuseppe Guami (1540–1611) Melchoir Franck (ca. 1579–1639) Giovanni Gabrieli (1554–1612) Valentin Haussmann (ca. 1560–ca. 1612) William Purvis, horn * Philip Browne, horn Scott Hartman, trombone * Rubén Rodríguez, trombone **

* Faculty ** YSM Alumni

Welcome and Introductions

Robert Blocker, The Henry and Lucy Moses Dean of Music


Martha Highsmith, Associate Vice President of the University

Presentation of the Samuel Simons Sanford Medal Presentation of Student Prizes Harriet Gibbs Fox Memorial Prize, to a student who has achieved the highest grade point average during his or her first year at the School of Music Horatio Parker Memorial Prize, to a student selected by the faculty as best fulfilling Dean Parker’s lofty musical ideals Dean’s Prize, the School’s highest excellence award, given to a member of the graduating class who is selected by the Dean in consultation with the faculty

Charge to the Graduating Class partire con fuoco Dean Blocker

Awarding of Diplomas

“An die Musik”

Doctor of Musical Arts Master of Musical Arts Master of Music Artist Diploma Certificate in Performance

Wendy Sharp, violin Melvin Chen, piano The audience is invited to sing after the performers play two verses of the song.


Volta Michael Praetorius (1571–1621) brass ensemble A luncheon for graduates and their guests will be held immediately after these exercises at the Center Church Parish House, 311 Temple Street, New Haven.

An die Musik Franz Schubert (1797–1828) Text by Franz von Schober (1796–1882) Translation by Richard Cross

degr e e s co nf e rred Doctor of Musical Arts

Gregory Neil Anderson, piano Fernando Buide Del Real, composition Holland James Jancaitis, choral conducting Jian Liu, piano Bradley MacNaughton Naylor, choral conducting Ryosuke Yanagitani, piano *

Master of Musical Arts

David Fung, piano § Noah Downing Horn, choral conducting Kenneth Scott Miller, organ Esther Jung-A Park, piano Marco Sartor, guitar * Ian Andrew Tomesch, organ John Taylor Ward, early music voice Matthew Tobin Welch, composition

Master of Music

John Stewart Allen, trumpet Jonathan Dibble Allen, percussion Jeffrey Scott Arredondo, trombone Jacob S. Ashworth, violin Suzana Bartal, piano Hana Beloglavec, trombone Caleb Michael Bennetch, choral conducting Paolo Bortolameolli, orchestral conducting Colin Benjamin Brookes, viola Stephen Michael Buzard, organ Victor Benjamin Caccese, percussion Jia Cao, cello Heejin Chang, viola Hen-Shuo Chang, violin Megan Yvonne Chartrand, voice Hsuan-Fong Chen, oboe Alissa Bernice Cheung, violin Wai Ching Rachel Cheung, piano Leonard Tung Chiang, viola Minsol Cho, piano Go Woon Choi, violin Minhye Helena Choi, violin Lee Eric Dionne, piano John Matthew Ehrenburg, trumpet Stephen Michael Feigenbaum, composition * Victor Fournelle-Blain, violin Cristóbal Aníbal Gajardo Benítez, percussion William John Gardiner, composition Michael James Gilbertson, composition § Degree conferred February 2013

† Degree conferred December 2012

Yue Guo, harp Andrew John Hayhurst, cello Timothy Joseph Hilgert, trombone John Craig Hubbard, horn Lauren Ann Hunt, horn Christopher Shuenwen Hwang, cello Patrick Campbell Jankowski, horn Eun-Young Jung, violin Wonyoung Jung, violin § Kristin Rachael Kall, oboe Hleb Kanasevich, clarinet Yuki Heidi Katayama, bassoon Koh Kazama, guitar Ji Hyun Kim, violin Hye Jin Koh, violin Jean Margaret Laurenz, trumpet Corin Lee, violin Igal Levin, clarinet Jessica Li, viola Qizhen Liu, cello Yuan Ma, violin Gerardo Garcia Mata, trumpet Jonathan Kirk McWilliams, double bass Nathan LeFevre Milholin, voice Jane Mitchell, viola Kayla Michelle Moffett, violin Shawn Patrick Moore, violin Dashiel Nesbitt, viola Jeffrey Mather Reinhardt, oboe Charles Richard-Hamelin, piano Matthew Haupt Rosenthal, double bass Caroline Woods Ross, oboe ‡ Sara Elizabeth Rossi, viola Galeano Salas, voice Michael Theodore Salazar, organ Andrew Martin Schaeffer, organ Daniel Jay Schlosberg, composition Kyeong Hoon Seung, flute Jenna Elizabeth Siladie, voice Christian Kim Sitzmann, violin Andrew Christian Petteway Small, double bass Ashley William Smith, clarinet Yoon Won Song, violin Steven Soph, early music voice † Dana Carmella Steele, organ * Marshal

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degr e e s continued Robert Richard Strebendt, choral conducting Adrianna Lynn Tam, choral conducting Brent Arthur te Velde, organ Paul Braxton Thomas, organ Gerald Joseph Villella, trumpet Virginia Anne Warnken, early music voice Amanda Kate Weber, choral conducting Naomi M. Woo, piano Lauren Katherine Yu, bassoon Bo Zhang, cello Dan Zhang, viola

Artist Diploma

Brian Giho Bak, violin Sun Kyung Ban, violin Arnold Albert Choi, cello § Alexander Hahn, voice Kelly Anne Hill, voice * Eleanor Kendra James, viola Cho-Long Kang, flute Euntaek Kim, piano Eunchan Kim, piano Ji Hyun Kim, oboe Joonwhan Kim, cello Nayeon Kim, violin Shinae Kim, cello Henry Thomas Kramer, piano Seok Jung Lee, violin Catherine Affleck McPhail, voice Scott Joseph Mello, voice Alexander Milovanov, guitar Polina Sergeevna Nazaykinskaya, composition Arash Noori, guitar Jennifer Jinhee Park, cello Cordelia Pei Zhi Paw, violin David Treston Perry, clarinet Ginevra Petrucci, flute Melody Sean Roei Quah, piano Hermelindo Ruiz Mestre, guitar Hae Yoon Shin, cello Vivien Sherab Shotwell, voice Nahee Song, double bass Jurrian Henderik van der Zanden, cello Ji In Yang, violin â€

Certificate in Performance

Jeonghwan Kim, cello *

20 1 3 s t u d e n t p rizes Awarded at the Yale School of Music Honors Dinner, May 5, 2013 Woods Chandler Memorial Prize, for the best compositions in a larger form written during the year. » michael gilbertson Phyllis Curtin Career Entry Prize, to graduating students who demonstrate exceptional promise and talent as artists to assist in launching their careers. » vivien shotwell Broadus Erle Prize, to outstanding violinists in the School of Music. » melanie clapies corin lee cordelia paw Eliot Fisk Prize, to an outstanding guitarist whose artistic achievement and dedication have contributed greatly to the department. » marco sartor Friedmann Thesis Prize, for a Master of Musical Arts thesis notable for its distinguished research, original perspective, in-depth engagement with its subject, and well-crafted presentation. » marco sartor matthew welch Rena Greenwald Memorial Prize, for the best piano compositions written during the year. » paul kerekes Georgina Lucy Grosvenor Memorial Prize, to the violist in the graduating class whose performances while at Yale have exhibited the highest potential for success as a soloist or chamber musician. » eleanor kendra james Charles Ives Prize, to an outstanding organ major. » benton blasingame John Day Jackson Prize, for outstanding chamber music compositions written for strings, with or without other instruments. » polina nazaykinskaya David L. Kasdon Memorial Prize, to an outstanding singer in the School of Music. » alexander hahn Frances E. Osborne Kellogg Memorial Prize, for the best composition written in a contrapuntal style. » james rubino Ezra Laderman Prize, for the best compositions written for musical theater or voice. » stephen feigenbaum

pr i ze s continued Charles S. Miller Prize, to a gifted pianist who has done outstanding work during the first year of study. » sean chen Philip F. Nelson Prize, for a student whose musicianship is outstanding and who demonstrates curiosity, talent, and entrepreneurial spirit in the many dimensions of the music profession. » lauren hunt Thomas Daniel Nyfenger Prize, to a student who has demonstrated the highest standard of excellence in woodwind playing. » ashley william smith Aldo Parisot Prize, to gifted cellists who show promise for concert careers. » jennifer jinhee park bo zhang Elizabeth Parisot Prize, to outstanding pianists in the School of Music. » melody quah yevgeny yontov Presser Foundation Music Award, for an outstanding student, to advance his or her music education. » william gardiner Julia R. Sherman Prize, for excellence in organ playing. » robert bennesh John Swallow Prize, to an outstanding brass player whose artistry and dedication have contributed to the brass area. » hana beloglavec Yale School of Music Alumni Association Prize, for students who have not only excelled in their respective fields, but have also made an important contribution to the general life of the School. » elizabeth garrett james jeonghwan kim henry kramer shawn moore esther park adrianna tam john taylor ward virginia warnken

Yale School of Music Commencement Exercise 2013  
Yale School of Music Commencement Exercise 2013  

Yale School of Music Commencement Exercise, May 20, 2013