Courtroom Concert Program Details

October 13, 2016, Noon
Courtroom 317, Landmark Center

Samuel Calvo Rosenstone, piano
Keith Yánes, bass
Tarek Abdelqader, drums
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rosenstone_webSamuel Calvo Rosenstone is a pianist with a knack for wowing audiences with his passion-filled versatility and musicianship. Inspired by his roots on both sides of the Atlantic, Rosenstone attended The University of Minnesota School of Music, where he studied piano with Alexander Braginsky, while playing in combos under the direction of Phil Hey. Rosenstone’s ability to combine classical and jazz traditions has enabled him to perform with a wide variety of artists, including jazz singer Thomasina Petrus, and neo-soul singer AYVAH. Over the past two years he has appeared at venues across the Twin Cities, including Bedlam Theatre, The Amsterdam, Triple Rock Social Club, The Cedar Cultural Center, Northrop and more.

Over the years, Rosenstone has performed in several master classes including those of Antonio Pompa-Baldi, Logan Skelton, Lydia Artymiw, and Ariane Alexander. His acknowledgements include honorable mention in the 2011 Thursday Musical Young Artists Competition, first prize in the Marvin O. Mechelke Competition in 2013, and finalist in The Schubert Club Student Scholarship Competition in 2014. Rosenstone was the Schlafle Family Scholar at the University of Minnesota, as well as recipient of the Jeanne Arland Peterson Scholarship, awarded for excellence in Jazz Studies.

Having grown up in a musical family, bassist Keith Yánes has played music, in one form or another, his whole life. While and after earning his jazz performance degree from the University of Minnesota Duluth, Keith has been a part of a variety of musical collaborations that include jazz, rock, theater, ska, bluegrass and more. He currently resides in the Twin Cities area and keeps busy as a freelance bass player working in both live and studio settings. You can find Keith performing with his group “The Very Trio” on a regular basis.

Tarek Abdelqader is a senior seeking a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism at the University of Minnesota. He has studied percussion for nine years, receiving private instruction from Alec Tackmann and Phil Hey. Currently, Tarek performs as a drumset player with the University of Minnesota’s big bands and jazz combos, along with Twin Cities-based rock, hip-hop and brass bands.

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).

Schedule & Programs Subject to Change