Courtroom Concert Program Details

February 19, 2015, Noon
Courtroom 317, Landmark Center

Hannah Peterson, flute • Joe Trucano, piano

Sonata for Flute and Piano, Opus 23 – Lowell Liebermann
   I. Lento
   II. Presto
Five Pieces from Album for the Young for Flute and Piano, Opus 79 – Lowell Liebermann
   I. Ostinato
   II. Starry Night
   III. Melancholy
   IV. Hommage à Fauré
   V. Hommage à Alkan

Nancy Paddleford, piano

Simples Coletânea – Heitor Villa-Lobos
   I. Valsa Mística
   II. Num Berço Encantado
   III. Rodante
Preludes, Opus 11 – Alexander Scriabin
   No. 1. Vivace
   No. 2. Allegretto
   No. 22. Lento
   No. 21. Andante
   No. 14. Presto

hannah_webHannah Peterson is a former Schubert Club intern and Scholarship Competition winner. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Flute Performance from the University of Cincinnati. Hannah currently works for the Minnesota Opera in addition to maintaining a private flute studio and freelance performance schedule.



trucano_webJoseph Trucano is currently pursuing his Master’s of Music Degree in organ performance at Eastman School of Music. Joseph graduated in 2011 from Concordia College in Moorhead where he studied organ with Peter Nygaard. At Concordia, he was an active performer on both organ and cello. He accompanied the Concordia Choir (under the direction of René Clausen) on their 2011 domestic tour, served as featured soloist with the Concordia College Orchestra on their 2009 international tour, and was the first student in Concordia’s history to be honored with two solo performances accompanied by the Concordia Orchestra on organ and cello. In addition to performing, Joseph helped research and develop a new aural skills curriculum for Concordia. He is currently organist at Penfield Presbyterian Church.

paddleford_webNancy Paddleford (B.M. and M.M., Indiana University and D.M.A., University of Minnesota) is the senior member of the Department of Music of St. Olaf College. Nancy’s teaching areas include piano performance, chamber music, theory skills, and piano pedagogy. Her research emphases have been Hispanic music, piano pedagogy, and memorization techniques. Her teachers included Gyorgy Sebok, Alfonso Montecino, and Bernhard Weiser for piano performance, and for the performance of chamber music, Janos Starker, Joseph Gingold, William Primrose, and Franco Gulli. Her training led to a career as a chamber and solo recitalist, and an adjudicator at piano competitions in the United States and Central America. The breadth of her interests in the fine arts and beyond resulted in her receiving awards for encouraging cross-cultural understanding between the U.S. and Latin America, as well as her appointment by Governor Dayton to the Board of Directors of the Perpich Center for Arts Education. A fluent speaker of Spanish she has lectured and given master classes in Spanish before Spanish-speaking audiences. At one time she was an artist-in-residence at the University of Costa Rica and a performer in major venues in that country.

Concert Info

October through April
Thursdays from 12pm – 1pm
Courtroom 317, Landmark Center


Hosted by Schubert Club
Composer-in-Residence, Abbie Betinis.

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Seating is limited and first come first served. Doors open at 11:30. Please call if you are attending as a group of 10 or more (651.292.3267).

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