Sundays in Auer – “Mostly Schubert” – Faculty/Student Chamber Music Recital

Sunday, November 5, 2017
4:00 pm
Auer Hall

Faculty/Student Chamber Music Recital

Praetorius/Dean: Selections from “Dance Suite No. 2
from ‘Terpsichore’” (arranged for brass quintet)
Crespo: Suite americana No. 1 for brass quintet (1977)
Schubert: Octet in F Major for winds and strings, D.803

Brass Quintet
John Rommel, trumpet
Joey Tartell, trumpet
Jeff Nelsen, horn
Carl Lenthe, trombone
Daniel Perantoni, tuba

Wind & String Octet
Eli Eban, clarinet
Kathleen McLean, bassoon
Jeffrey Nelsen, horn
Grigory Kalinovsky, violin
Mia Laity, violin
Atar Arad, viola
Peter Stumpf, cello
Kurt Murocki, double bass

Photos of my travels

Over the years I’ve collected lots of wonderful memories of concerts, travel abroad, and spending time with other outstanding musicians. I thought I would share some of the with you:

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Premiere Concert Performance – IDRS Conference – Lawrence University

IDRS Conference 2017

Location: Lawrence Memorial Chapel – 510 E College Ave, Appleton, WI 54911
Time: 3:30pm on April 24th, 2017

IDRS Conference 2017

This performance will include a premiere of bassoon concerto “Perpetuate Transmigration” by Cheil Meijering. After the performance there will be lecture about the several bassoon concertos written for Kathleen McLean in 2016 and 2017.

Master Class and Recital – Bassoon Days @ University of Northern Iowa – April 7th and 8th

kathleen-mclean-bassoonist-northern-iowaJoin us at the Master Class and Recital for Bassoon Days @ the University of Northern Iowa – April 7th and 8th

April 7th and 8th, 2017
Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center, 9am
Second Annual UNI Reed Day
Featuring guest bassoon artist Kathleen McLean.

Past Performance with the Boston Symphony Orchestra

François-Xavier Roth, conductor with the Boston Symphony Orchestra
Kathleen McLean, Principal Bassoon with the Boston Symphony Orchestra

March 23, 25, and 25 in Symphony Hall

Pieces played:
BERLIOZ Le Corsaire Overture
PINTSCHER un despertar (world premiere; BSO co-commission)

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A Short Fragment of the First Performance of “red Priest Reversed Mastery” Inspired by Vivaldi

This clip is one of a few concertos that will be recorded on the Naxos label and hopefully released by the end of 2017.

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Music of Chiel Meijering

Friday, March 10, 2017 – 8:00 pm
Auer Hall

Faculty Recital

Kathleen McLean, bassoon
with Faculty/Student String Orchestra

Music of Chiel Meijering
Perpetuate Transmigration (2016)*
Red Priest: Reversed Mastery (2016)
Starpulse (2016)
Ostinato, Part 1 (2013; version for bassoon, 2016)
Now! Part 2: Red Summer Sunset (2012/16)


Additional repertoire and performers to be announced