Berkshire Symphony

Berkshire Symphony Soloists Gala

Ronald Feldman, director

The Williams College Department of Music presents the Berkshire Symphony on Friday, April 13 at 8 p.m. in Chapin Hall on the Williams College campus. This free event is open to the public.

This gala concert is the final performance of season for the Berkshire Symphony and features a few of Williams’ finest music students. The orchestra premieres the composition thesis work of Daniel K. Kohane ’12 titled Hamavdil. Also featured are student soloists, winners of the Berkshire Symphony Student Soloist Competition. Annie Jeong ’14, flute, performs the third movement of the Concerto for Flute and Orchestra by Jacques Ibert. Ms. Jeong is a political economy and history double major from Tacoma, Washington and is in her second year at Williams. She studies flute with Artist Associate Floyd Hebert and plays in the Berkshire Symphony, Symphonic Winds ensemble, and in chamber groups. Pianist Daniel Schreiner ’14, plays the first movement of the Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, op. 18 by Segei Vassilievitch Rachmaninoff. He is from Winston-Salem, North Carolina and is a second year student considering a double major in art history and music, studying piano with Artist Associate Elizabeth Wright. David Kealhofer ’13 is from San Francisco and is a cello student of Artist Associate Nathaniel Parke. Mr. Kealhofer performs the first movement of the Cello Concerto in B Minor, op. 104 by Antonin Dvorák.

In the second half of the program the orchestra performs the Symphony No. 5 by Ludwig van Beethoven.

[Pre-Concert talk at 7:15pm with performers and Director Ronald Feldman]