Beta Percussion 2020 Concert

After 2 wonderful weeks with our faculty, guests, and participants, Beta Percussion International Institute has concluded! We had over 100 sessions of lessons, masterclasses, clinics, pilates, and group composition classes.

Endless thanks to the faculty, guests, and participants for their dedication to music. The sense of community throughout the seminar, AND BEYOND, will remain a source of inspiration for a long time. Thank you for the wonderful memories Beta family!

Be sure to check out these rising stars here in the recorded videos of our final concert!

Pius & Eriko

 

Videos & Programs

Final Concert Part 1
July 25th, 2020

Synced / Pius Cheung (World Premiere)
Performers: Pius Cheung, Eriko Daimo, Casey Cangelosi, Mark Ford, Michael Udow, Crystal Chu Sharp, Amy Sharp, Darrin Cheng, Glenn Choe, Rani Fung, Jose Alejandro Garcia, Adriana Harrison, Tomasz Herisz, Tzu Jo Huang, Theodore Jackson, Alison Janes, Nathan Juarez, David Lee, Sophia Lo, Chris Natale, Natalie North, Tanel-Eiko Novikov, Timothy Schneider, Thomas Snedeker, Ian Ramirez Varela

UnSynced / Pius Cheung (World Premiere)
Performers: Pius Cheung, Eriko Daimo, Casey Cangelosi, Mark Ford, Michael Udow, Crystal Chu Sharp, Glenn Choe, Rani Fung, Jose Alejandro Garcia, Kalle Hakoslo, Adriana Harrison, Tomasz Herisz, Tzu Jo Huang, Theodore Jackson, Nathan Juarez, David Lee, Sophia Lo, Chris Natale, Natalie North, Tanel-Eiko Novikov, Timothy Schneider, Thomas Snedeker, Ian Ramirez Varela

Prelude in Bb Major from WTC Book I / J.S. Bach
Performer: Luciano Valdes (USA)

Light Hearted Wanderer (World Premiere)
Performers and Composers: Jose Alejandro Garcia (Venezuela), Chandler Larsen (USA), Timothy Schneider (USA), Nathan Smith (USA), Ian Ramirez Varela (Mexico)

Fugue from Violin Sonata No.1 in g minor / J.S. Bach
Performer: Glenn Choe (USA)

Encore in D Major “Love note” / Casey Cangelosi
Performer: Ian Ramirez Varela (Mexico)

Meditation No.2 / Casey Cangelosi
Performer: Thomas Snedeker (USA)

QUARAN(tine) (World Premiere)
Performers and Composers: Andrew Bambridge (USA), Kalle Hakoslo (Finland, Switzerland), Sophia Lo (USA), Zack Truesdale (USA)

Excerpt from Hard Boiled Capitalism and the day Mr. Friedman noticed google is a verb / Ben Wahlund
Performer: Tomasz Herisz (Poland)

Final Concert Part 2
July 25th, 2020

Patchwork Vibe Steps Rising? (World Premiere)
Performers and Composers: Evan Bahm (USA), Darrin Cheng (USA), Alison Janes (USA), Nolan Lortz (USA), Sophie McNeal(USA)

Sonata c minor 1st movement / Etienne Mehul
Performer: Kalle Hakosalo (Finland/ Switzerland)

Flying River / Nathan Juarez
Performer: Nathan Juarez (USA)

Gavotte and Rondo from Violin Partita No.2 in E Major / J.S. Bach
Performer: Timothy Schneider (U.S.A)

Sarabande Partita for Violin No.1 in B minor / J.S. Bach
Performer: Jiehui Jiang (China)

Michi / Keiko Abe
Performer: Natalie North (USA)

Doppelgänger (World Premiere)
Performers and Composers: Glenn Choe (USA), Theodore Jackson (USA), Nathan Juarez (USA), David Lee (USA), Tanel- Eiko Novikov (Estonia/ Sweden), Luciano Valdes (USA)

“Nimrod” from Enigma Variations / Edward Elgar (arr. Adriana Harrison)
Performer: Adriana Harrison (USA)

A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes/ Mack David, Al Hoffman, Jerry Livingston (arr. Nathan Smith)
Performer: Nathan Smith (USA)

E.S.S.G (World Premiere)
Performers and Composers: Taylor Burks (USA), Tzu Jo Huang (Taiwan/ U.K), Jiehui Jiang (China), Thomas Snedeker(USA)

Final Concert Part 3 (Last)
July 25th, 2020

Poëtische Toebulder No. 6 / Edvard Grieg
Performer: Kalle Hakosalo (Finland/Switzerland)

Ripples Into Waves (World Premiere)
Performers and Composers: Adriana Harrison (USA), Jason Hsu (USA), Tomasz Herisz (Poland), Chris Natale (USA), Natalie North (USA)

Dream of the Cherry Blossom / Keiko Abe
Performer: Rani Fung (Hong Kong)

III Allegretto from Piano Sonata No. 17 “Tempest” / Ludwig Van Beethoven, arr. Tanel-Eiko Novikov
Performer: Tanel-Eiko Novikov (Estonia/Sweden)

Sigh / Jose Alejandro Garcia
Performer: Jose Alejandro Garcia (Venezuela) and Tomasz Herisz (Poland)

Longing from Afar / Dai Fujikura (World Premiere of Percussion Ensemble Version)
Conductor: Dai Fujikura
Performers: Beta Percussion 2020 Pius Cheung, Eriko Daimo, Mark Ford, Michael Udow, Taylor Burks, Darrin Cheng, Glenn Choe, Jose Alejandro Garcia, Kalle Hakoslo, Adriana Harrison, Tomasz Herisz, Theodore Jackson, Alison Janes, Nathan Juarez, David Lee, Sophia Lo, Sophie McNeal, Chris Natale, Natalie North, Tanel-Eiko Novikov, Timothy Schneider, Nathan Smith, Thomas Snedeker, Luciano Valdes, Ian Ramirez Varela Audio
Mixed by: Dai Fujikura
Video Editor: David Lee
Performed live (without click track) from: United States, Mexico, Venezuela, Switzerland, Estonia, Poland, United Kingdom