Saint Rose Camerata

Chamber Music Series

Concert Season

2013-2014 Concert Season

Concert venue:  Kathleen McManus Picotte Recital Hall, Massry Center for the Arts
The College of Saint Rose
1002 Madison Ave. in Albany, NY

Admission: free and open to the public, donations welcome

Upcoming Concert

Concert 4: Contemporary Chamber Music

Saturday, March 29th at 7:30 p.m.

Members of the Saint Rose Camerata explore contemporary chamber music featuring amplified instruments and works with electronics by George Crumb, Ingram Marshall and Assistant Professor Sean McClowry, plus a jazz inspired work by David Alpher.


  • Syrinx for solo flute by Claude Debussy
  • An Idyll for the Misbegotten (Images III) for amplified flute and drums by George Crumb
  • April ’94 for solo bass and electronics by Sean McClowry
  • Holy Ghosts oboe d’ amore and live digital delay by Ingram Marshall
  • Tribute to Kerouac for clarinet, tenor saxophone, piano and bass by David Alpher

Roster of Musicians:

Yvonne Chavez Hansbrough, flute

Sherwood Wise, oboe d'amore

David Ciucevich, clarinet

Paul Evoskevich, saxophone

Sean McClowry and Anthony Berman, bass

Dan Foster, piano

Mark Foster, Richard Albagli and Michael Barranco, percussion 

Past Concerts

Concert 1:  

National Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

Saturday, September 21 at 7:30 p.m.

Family Weekend Events Concert

The Saint Rose Camerata, faculty chamber ensemble in residence at The College of Saint Rose, opens their 11th season with a celebration of National Hispanic Heritage month. The ensemble will perform works by composers from Spain and South America. This concert is offered as part of Family Homecoming Events at The College of Saint Rose.


  • Histoire du Tango, flute and guitar by Astor Piazzolla
  • Siete canciones populares españolas by Manuel de Falla
  • Chôros No. 2 for flute and clarinet by Heitor Villa-Lobos
  • Sexteto Mistico by Heitor Villa-Lobos

Roster of Musicians:

Heidi Skok, mezzo soprano
Yvonne Chavez Hansbrough, flute
 Sherwood Wise, oboe
David Ciucevich, clarinet
Paul Evoskevich, saxophone
Young Kim, piano
Micah Scoville and Paul Quigley, guitar
Karlinda Caldicott, harp

Dan Foster, celeste

Concert 2: Chamber Music of the 19th and 20th Centuries

Saturday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m.

The College of Saint Rose string, wind and piano faculty and guests artists join forces to present music by nineteenth and twentieth century composers from Germany, Russia and the U.S.


  • Sonata in C major for Two Violins, Op. 56 by Sergei Prokofiev
  • Sonata “Undine” for flute and piano, Op. 167 by Carl Reinecke
  • Serenade for oboe, cello and piano, Op. 73 by Robert Kahn
  • Summer Music for Wind Quintet by Samuel Barber

Roster of musicians:

Jamecyn Morey and Amanda Brin, violin

Yvonne Chavez Hansbrough, flute

Sherwood Wise, oboe

David Ciucevich, clarinet

Susan Loegering, bassoon

David Bebe, violoncello

Victor Sungarian, horn

Young Kim, piano

Concert 3: Chamber Music with Voice

Saturday, February 15 at 7:30 p.m.


  • Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 for soprano and orchestra of violoncelli by Villa-Lobos
  • Dover Beach for baritone and string quartet by Samuel Barber
  • 10 Blake Songs for tenor and oboe by Vaughan Williams
  • The Deepest Desire: Four Meditations on Love for mezzo soprano, flute and piano by Jake Heggie (words by Sister Helen Prejean)

Roster of Musicians:

Susan Harwood, soprano

Woodrow Alan Bynum, baritone

Heidi Skok, mezzo-soprano

Michael Lister, tenor

David Bebe, Jonathan Brin, violoncelli 

Amanda Brin and Jamecyn Morey, violins

Yvonne Chavez Hansbrough, flute

Sherwood Wise, oboe

Young Kim, piano

Guest artists: Susan Ruzow Libby and Kirstin Peltz, violoncelli; Susan Saint Amour, viola

Student performers: Gabriel Augustus Pellino, Leah Arden, Colleen Burkle and Cante Yacobellis, violoncelli