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Pictures from the Lake Forest Civic Orchestra Concert

On Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 3:30 pm, Music Institute piano students, Jada Adamson, Brianna Chou, Sophia Feinerman, Madelyn Stephenson, Angela Zhou, Katie Zhou and Magdalena Zucek  played a special program for the Lake Forest Civic Orchestra's concertgoers.  The pre-concert performance was part of the festivities for the Orchestra's season opening concert, Fanfare and Intrigue. The piano students are coached by the Music Institute of Chicago's Duo-Piano-in- Residence,Claire Aebersold and Ralph Neiweem.


The students' program:

Italian Concerto BWV 971   |   Johann Sebastian Bach  |  Madelyn Stephenson

Slavonic Dance, Op. 72 no.2  | Antonín Dvořák
Jada Adamson and Magdalena Zucek

The Swan from Carnival of the Animals  |  Camille Saint- Saens
Angela Zhou, Katie Zhou, and Jada Adamson

Finale from Carnival of the Animals |  Camille Saint-Saëns  
Katherine Zhou and Angela Zhou

Girl with the Flaxen Hair |  Claude Debussy  |  Jada Adamson

Prelude no.1  |  George Gershwin  |  Sophia Feinerman

Sonata |  Francis Poulenc  |  Sophia Feinerman and Briana Chou


     I. Prelude
     II. Rustique
     III. Final

Teacher Spotlight on Aubrey Faith-Slaker, piano
Teacher Spotlight on Aubrey Faith-Slaker, piano

"Hiding a Nancy Drew mystery book in the piano bench while keeping one eye on the front room window so I could go back to practicing when my mom drove up was NOT effective practicing."