Brenda Ishikawa

Brenda Ishikawa

IDRS 2022 Conference Pianist

Brenda Ishikawa has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in Europe, Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand, and throughout the United States. She taught music history and theory at the University of Colorado at Denver from 1993 until 2006, and piano at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas from 1978 until 1991. Ishikawa operates a successful piano studio, and many of her students have won awards in competition. She has been invited to adjudicate for competitions and festivals, such as those sponsored by the Colorado Music Teachers Association and the Kawai America Piano Competition. Ishikawa is also sought after as a master class teacher. She earned Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees in Piano Performance from Northwestern University, and a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Piano Performance, Literature, and Pedagogy: Process of Group Environments from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Recital Solo – Christa Garvey

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Prelude (originally for solo flute), Ulysses Kay (1917-1995) Berceuse and Pastorale, Germaine Tailleferre (1892-1983) Pub: Max Eschig (Berceuse) Theodore Presser (Pastorale) Baroque Suite (originally for solo cello), Dorothy Rudd Moore (b. 1940) I. Allegro II. Adagio molta III. Allegro vivace Pub: American Composers Alliance Christa Garvey, Oboe Brenda Ishikawa, Piano

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Recital Solo – Jennifer Stucki

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Danza Gaya, Madeleine Dring (1923-1977) The Piper of Dreams, Ruth Gibbs (1921-1999) Pub: Tickerage Press Publisher Poem, Marina Dranishnikova (b.1953) Pub: TrevCo Music Trois Pièces #1 in Eb Minor, arranged for oboe and piano, Nadia Boulanger (1887-1979) Modéré Sans vitesse et á l’aise Vite et nerveusement rythmé Pub: Alphonse Leduc Jennifer Stucki, Oboe Brenda Ishikawa, […]

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Recital Solo – Jon Halvor Lund

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Understrømmer (Undercurrents), Ståle Kleiberg (b. 1958) Pub: Norsk Musikforlag Sonata Op. 19 Eb major, Thomas Dyke Acland Tellefsen (1823-1874) Allegro Allegretto Allegro Pub: Richault, Paris Jon Halvor Lund, Bassoon Brenda Ishikawa, Piano

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Recital Chamber – Kristian Oma Rønnes

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Bassoon Concerto in B-flat Major, Johann Küchler (1738-1790) Allegro Adagio Allegro Bassoon Concerto in F-major Op. 8, Michael Gotthard Fischer (1773-1829) III, Rondo. Allegro Bassoon Concerto in B-flat Major, Johann Melchior Molter (1696-1765) I, Allegro “Song Without Words”, Artur Lemba (1885-1963) Andante cantabile Kristian Oma Rønnes, Bassoon Brenda Ishikawa, Piano

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Recital Solo – Fábio Cury

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Piece for solo bassoon (specially commissioned for the conference), Alexandre Lunsqui (b. 1969) Zefiro Suíte Brasileira, André Mehmari (b. 1977) Prelúdio Choro-Canção Frevo Valsa Baião Pub: Estúdio Monteverdi Publisher Fábio Cury, Bassoon Brenda Ishikawa, Piano

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Recital Solo – Timothy Gocklin

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Morceaux for Violin and Piano, VWV 3003 (trans. for oboe), Pauline Viardot (1821-1910) II. Bohémienne III. Vielle chanson IV. Tarantelle Ganymed, Op. 7, Dirk-Michael Kirsch (b. 1965) III. Calmo IV. quarter= 92 V. Scherzando Pub: Accolade (Germany) Publisher The Solitude of Stars, Stacy Garrop (b. 1969) Pub: Theodore Presser Timothy Gocklin, Oboe Brenda Ishikawa, Piano

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