Hannah Holman, Andrew Altmaier, James Ellis, Carey Bostian, cellos
Roumanian Folk Dances – Bartok
Movements to be Announced
Variazioni Di Bravura – Paganini/Silva
Andrew Altmaier, cello
Josh Russell, piano
Prelude from Suite No. 6 – Bach
Hannah Holman, cello
Sarabande and Gavottes from Suite No. 6 – Bach
Suite Francaise Op. 114 – Bazelaire
Chanson de Bresse
Allegro Spiritoso – Senaille
Ave Verum Corpus – Mozart
Eleanor Rigby – The Beatles
Stars and Stripes – Sousa
Hannah Holman grew up in Michigan where she studied cello with her grandmother whose cello she now plays. She holds a MM from the New England Conservatory. She has been on the faculty of the University of Iowa since 2002 as cellist of the Maia Quartet and is Principal Cello of the Quad Cities Symphony (both positions previously held by Charles Wendt).
Andrew Altmaier is 16 years old and studied cello with Charles Wendt for () years. He was Principal Cello of the 2009 Iowa All-State Orchestra and was the winner of (etc).
James Ellis is the Associate Principal Cello with Orchestra Iowa and is on the faculty of Cornell College. He holds a DMA in Cello from the University of Iowa where he studied with Charles Wendt.
Carey Bostian is Principal Cello of Orchestra Iowa and has been conductor of the Iowa City Community String Orchestra for over a decade. He holds a DMA in Cello from the University of Iowa where he studied with Charles Wendt
Joshua and Anna Russell, pianos
When the Saints Go Marching In
Boogie-Woogie Bugle Boy
C.S. Theme and Variations
Joshua Russell has performed as a pianist, organist, and conductor throughout the United States, Europe, and Haiti. An expert on the piano music of Haiti, Dr. Russell has performed twice at the Haitian Embassy in Washington, D.C. and recently released a CD recording of Haitian piano music. He has appeared as an orchestral soloist and in recitals at nationally visible venues such as the American Liszt Society National Festival, the Liszt-Garrison International Piano Competition in Baltimore, and the Lasker (North Carolina) Summer Music Festival. His upcoming schedule includes appearances across the United States and Canada. Dr. Russell is on the piano faculty at Illinois State University.
Joshua is also a Certified Flight Instructor with single-engine and multi-engine airplane commercial ratings and a private helicopter pilot.
You can find out more about Joshua Russell at: www.joshuarussellpianist.com.
Anna Russell graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree from Bradley University
in Peoria, Illinois. She has performed frequently throughout the Midwest and was the 2003-2004 winner of the Bradley University Concerto-Aria Competition. During her studies, she won numerous awards for musicianship, including the Danelia Janssen award for her work as a solo pianist. She now proudly stays at home with Kathryn (4), Mary (2), and David (4 months).
As duo-pianists. Joshua and Anna Russell, have performed programs of classical, ragtime, and hymn arrangements across the United States
Trisha Dunn, Soprano
With Josh Russell and Carey Bostian
|Never Never Land||from Peter Pan|
|My White Knight||from Music Man|
|All I Ask||from Phantom of the Opera|
|You’ll Never Walk Alone||from Carousel
|Goin’ Home||from the New World Symphony|
|I Come to the Garden
Soprano Trisha Dunn was a seasoned stage and film actress when she began her study of classical voice rather late in life. She has since given a whole lot of recitals and benefit performances throughout the Southern California area for the Italian-American community, charitable organizations and private events. A featured vocalist with the annual San Gennaro Festival of Los Angeles, she also takes part in our Concert in the Hanger every year we have it. Her international performances include an exciting recital in Costa Rica and a concert tour of Italy.
We are really excited to announce that Trisha just completed a CD entitled NATIVITY, which has on it some of the sweetest songs of Christmas.
She has produced a limited edition just for us, so please get one for yourself – only $10 each, so these will make great stocking stuffers for your friends and family.
Carey Bostian, Cello
Carey Bostian will conclude tonight’s performance with a final Cello piece we think you will all recognize.
Green Castle Aero Club would like to thank our performers – Hannah Holman, Andrew Altmaier, James Ellis, Carey Bostian, Josh Russell, Anna Russell and Trisha Dunn – our Master of Ceremonies, Dennis Green of KCCK radio, and the many club members and other individuals who donated their time and talent to make this concert possible.
We would also like to thank all those who contribute this year and have contributed over the years to the Green Castle Bill Kimble Memorial Scholarship. You are helping to keep the spirit of flying in America alive and well.
LASTLY…. THANK YOU, CHARLES, FOR THE MUSIC YOU HAVE GIVEN US, THE TALENTED STUDENTS YOU HAVE INSPIRED, AND FOR BEING OUR FRIEND.