Performance was May 27, 2017. Next Gala will be in November 2018.


IAN BARNETT – Violin
Student of Dr. Dennis Kam
Composition performed by the MCofM String Ensemble
String Quartet No1 by Ian Barnett, composer (age 11)


JADE SAAVEDRA – Voice
Student of Prof. Katherine Mohr
Accompaniment: MCofM Ensemble
Conducted by Liber Cuervos
A Change in Me from “Beauty & the Beast”
Music by Alan Menken (b. 1949)
Lyrics by Tim Rice (b. 1944)

ADRIAN QUESADA – Piano Faculty
Gardens Under the Rain
Claude Debussy (1862-1918)


LAUREN HARTMAN – Voice Faculty
Piano Accompaniment: Tabitha Barattini
L’Amante Spagnuolo
Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848)


Flute Faculty Duet
SOPHIA CAMEJO & ODERLYN GUTIEZ
Piano Accompaniment: Teofana Mezincescu
Concerto for 2 Flutes in G Major – 3rd mvt
Domenico Cimarosa (1749-1801)


COVANDONGA MARTINEZ DE SARASA – Voice
Student of Prof. Katherine Mohr
Home from “Beauty & the Beast”
Accompaniment: MCofM Ensemble
Conducted by Liber Cuervos
Alan Menken (b. 1949)


SOPHIA BLANCO – Violin
Student of Prof. Andres Trujillo
Accompaniment: MCofM Ensemble
Conducted by Liber Cuervos
Concerto in A Minor, 1st mvt
Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)


MARCO FUCARACCIO – Piano
Fantasia
Composed in March 2017
Marco Fucaraccio (b.2002)


SOPHIA MOLINA – Violin
Student of Prof. Andres Trujillo
Accompaniment: MCofM Ensemble
Conducted by Liber Cuervos
Légende, Op. 17
Henryk Wieniawski (1835-1880)


CIARA MULLARKEY – Voice
Student of Prof. Jennifer Zamorano
Piano Accompaniment Monica Nordelo
O Mio Babbino Caro from the opera “Gianni Schicchi” (1918)
by Giacommo Puccini (1856-1924)


SOPHIE CARDON-NISHIMURA – Violin
Student of Prof. Andres Trujillo
Accompaniment: MCofM Ensemble
Conducted by: Liber Cuervos
Concert in B Minor Op. 35, 1st mvt
Oskar Rieding (1840-1918)


ANTHONY GOENAGA – Piano
Student of Prof. Javier Sardiñas
Accompaniment: MCofM Ensemble
Conducted by Liber Cuervos
Piano Concerto No23 in A Major, 1st mvt
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1956-1791)


PATRICIA FERNANDEZ – Guitar
Student of Dr. Federico Musgrove Stetson
Sombrio, 2nd mvt of “Tres Piezas de Otoño”
Maximo Diego Pujol (b. 1957)


Mariana Yern – Violin – MCofM Alumnus
Accompaniment by Lisset Marichal – Piano Faculty
Meditation from “Thais”
Jules Massenet (1842-1912)


HALEY MICHELLE FISHBERGER – Piano & Voice
Student of Prof. Monica Nordelo
Find my Way Sweet Exception
Haley Michelle Fishberger (b. 2000)


Guitar Faculty Trio
CHARLES AXEL EKENDHAL, JOSE ALFREDO FERNANDEZ, and FEDERICO MUSGROVE STETSON
Prelude from the Cello, Suite No 1 in G Major
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Transcribed by Joe Fredd
Tico-Tico no Fubá / Zequinha de Abreu (1880-1935)


Voice Faculty Duo
KATHERINE MOHR & JENNIFER ZAMORANO
Mira, o Norma from “Norma”
Vincenzo Bellini (1801-1835)


PIANO FACULTY – 2 Pianos, 8 Hands
TABITHA BARATTINI, TEOFANA MEZINCESCU, MONICA NORDELO, and JAVIER SARDINAS
Dance Macabre, Op.40
Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921)
Transcribed by Ernest Guiraud (1837-1892)


BOBBY THOMAS, JR. aka BOBBY T.
Percussion and Drum Faculty
Improvisation at Hand Drum