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First Annual Jed Moss Memorial Concert Program 2020

Join us to remember the extraordinary legacy of beloved musician, Jed Moss, who our international music community lost last June. This online concert on July 17 at 7 p.m. MT will feature performances by long-time friends and colleagues, as well as remembrances of Jed. Leave uplifted, connected, and inspired. 

A free performance. Donations to help us establish the Jed Moss Scholarship Endowment in Collaborative Piano at the University of Utah are welcome and appreciated. Read more about Jed Moss and the concert on the College of Fine Arts blog.

Program 

 

Up and Away (Story of a Balloon)

Sundance Trio

Geralyn Giovannetti, oboe
Christian Smith, bassoon
Jed Moss, piano

All is Well

Jared Oaks, piano


“Sull’aria… che soave zeffiretto” from Le nozze di Figaro

Leslie Mauldin and daughter Micaela Gage Hulsey, sopranos
Sean Rogers, piano

Consolation No. 3 in D-flat Major, S.171a

Vedrana Subotic, piano

Amazing Grace

Christian Smith, bassoon
Alex Woods, violin
Aubrey Woods, violin

Deep Blue

Christina Castellanos, flute
Jed Moss, piano

Vocalise, op. 34

Allison DeBona, Ballet West First Soloist
Will Hagen, violin
Leslie Mauldin, soprano
John Mauldin, tenor
Susan Facer, soprano

 

Selections from Violin Sonata in B minor, P110

JD Hunter, violin
Jed Moss, piano

 

Danny Boy

John Mauldin, tenor
Jed Moss, piano

Fantasie No. 1 in A Major – Vivace, Allegro

Christin Schillinger, bassoon

Sonata for Two Violins No. 5, B-flat Major
Aria con Variatione

Will Hagen, violin
Andrea Ashdown, violin

“Ich finde dich in alle diesen Dingen”

Robert Breault, tenor
Jeffrey Price, piano

Ave Maria (pas de deux)

Choreography: Tom Mattingly
Arolyn Williams, Ballet West Principal Artist
Michael Bearden, former Ballet West Principal Artist
Lynnette Thredgold, violin
Jed Moss, piano

 

Petalbump Woodland Theme

Jed Moss, piano

 

Ashokan Farewell

Will Hagen, solo violin
Leslie Mauldin, solo guitar
Andrea Ashdown, solo viola
Christina Castellanos, solo flute
Lynn Rosen, violin I
Ensemble*

 

Alyssa Morris
(b. 1984)

 

 

 

William Clayton, arr. Jared Oaks
(1814-1879, b. 1982)


 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
(1756-1791)

 


Franz Liszt
(1811-1886)

 

John Newton
(1725-1807)

 

 

Ian Clarke
(b. 1964)



Sergei Rachmaninoff
(1873-1943)


 




Ottorino Resphigi
(1879-1936)

 

 

Traditional Irish Melody, Lyrics by
Frederic Weatherly (1848-1929) 

 


Georg Philipp Telemann
(1681-1767)



Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges
(1745-1799)

 



Jeffrey Price
(b. 1955)


Charles Gounod, arr. Lynnette Thredgold
(1818-1893)

 

 

 


Jed Moss and Graham Russell

 



Jay Ungar, arr. Leslie Mauldin
(b. 1946, b. 1962)

*Ensemble members
(
1 Vocalise, 2 Ashokan Farewell):

Conductor: 
Robert Baldwin1

Violin:
Yuki MacQueen 1, 2
Alex Martin  2
Lynn Rosen 1
Susanne Rothaar 1
Alex Woods 2
Aubrey Woods 2

 Viola:
Candi Wagner 1, 2
Joel Gibbs 1, 2
Andrea Ashdown 1, 2 

Viola:
Candi Wagner 1, 2
Joel Gibbs 1, 2
Andrea Ashdown 1, 2 

Cello:
John Eckstein 1, 2
Cassie Olson 1, 2

Flute:
Jane Wadsworth 1
Christina Castellanos 1, 2
Rebecca Chapman 1

  Clarinet:
Henry Caceres 1, 2
Kattiusca Marín 1, 2

 

 Bassoon:
Christin Schillinger 1, 2
Christian Smith 1, 2

Horn:
Chris Castellanos 1, 2
Edmund Rollett 1

 Bass:
Hillary Fuller 1

  Vocal:
Lauren Bandman 2
Robert Breault 2
John Mauldin 2
Melodie Taylor-Mauldin 2

 

 

 danielbentleyJed Moss (left) and his spouse Daniel Bentley (right). 

 
Special Thanks

Daniel Bentley, Jed's spouse, extends his deepest gratitude to the extensive community of family, friends, and musical collaborators who reached out with memories, assistance, and resources after Jed's death last summer. While not individually listed here, your love, generosity, and kindness helped make his loss easier to bear.

He especially thanks:
Darcy Bentley & Chris Demiris, Christina Castellanos, Geralyn Giovannetti, Will Hagen, Leslie Mauldin & Avenue B, Brett Parkinson, Lynn Rosen, Candi Wagner, Cara Stone

Thank You

Our sincere thanks to the following family, friends, colleagues, and supporters of Jed for their gifts to the Jed Moss Collaborative Piano Scholarship.

 Champions
Gifts above $500

Daniel Bentley
Chris Demiris and Darcy Bentley
Paul Dorgan 
Thor Gjelsteen and Millah Nikkel
Loree and Scott Hagen 
Kathie and Chuck Horman 
David Power 
Sinfonia Salt Lake 
Vedrana Subotic 
Ardis Westwood

 

All other gifts

Anonymous
Andrea Ashdown and Will Hagen
Avenue B
Kayo and Mark Baker
Rob and Maria Baldwin 
Brant and Anne F. Bayless 
Jeffrey Bentley and
      Ana Gonzales de Bentley
Deanna Biles 
Howard Bornstein
      and Judy Russell
Hope Bowden 
Barlow Bradford 
Michael Braun 
Julie Brown 
Jacob Bruner 
Kristine Campbell
Karen Cardon 
Jamee Cart 

 

Miguel Chuaqui and Lisa Chaufty
Anne Cullimore Decker
      and Ashby Decker
Peggy Di Sera 
Christine Dolcimascolo 
Jenifer Ewoniuk 
Steven Eyre 
Amy French 
Stacy Garrop 
Lee Gerstein and Shari Levitin
April and Dale Goddard 
Holly and Ed Gornick 
Gayle Gruner 
H. Larry Leisure Investments
Michelle and Bruce Hansen 
Seretta Hart 
Kelly Henley 
Leslie Henrie 
Micaela Gage Hulsey 
Mark and Janet Jackson
Beverly and Douglas Jensen 
Pam Jones 
 

Charles and Heather Joseph
Aimee Kendell 
Alicia Kim 
Andrea and Chris Larsen 
Katie and Preston Lees 
Nadine and Adam Luke 
Fumiko MacPherson 
Lauren Maul 
Leslie Mauldin 
Janna Mauldin Heiner 
Orval and Muriel Mauldin
Katie McDaniel 
Peggy McDonough and Patrick JanEileen McGartland 
Garrett Medlock 
Nancy and Russell Merrill
Nathan Mueller
Daniel OBannon 
Cassie Olson 
Opera Appreciation Club 
Jamie Baer Peterson
      and Mark Peterson
Nicole Pinnell 

 

Steve Roens 
Debbie Rohrich-Tyler
      and Farrell Tyler
Morris Rosenzweig
      and Mary Jane Ciccarello
Margaret Rorke 
David Sandweiss
Aubrey Shirts 
Chris and Patricia Smith 
Debbie and Bob Stevens 
Michael Stewart 
Frederick Terry and
      Laura Lee Everett
KayLynn and Garth Wakefield
Jennifer and Arnold West 
Cora West
David and Eliana White 
Marcie Wray 
Julie Wright-Costa and John Costa

Please accept our apology for any errors or omissions. Notify us of corrections at andrea.ashdown@utah.edu.

 

Performer Bios

Andrea Ashdown, violin 

Andrea Ashdown received her Bachelor of Music with Academic Honors from the Cleveland Institute of Music, and her Master of Music from the Juilliard School. She has extensive experience as an orchestral and chamber musician, performing at venues such as Severance Hall, Alice Tully Hall, David Geffen Hall, Carnegie Hall, and Suntory Hall in Tokyo, Japan. Her principal teachers include David Chan, Li Lin, and Stephen Rose.

 

Jared Oaks, piano

Jared Oaks is the Music Director of Ballet West, Co-founder of the Composer Discovery Initiative, and a Fellow of the American-Scandinavian Foundation.

 

Christian Smith, bassoon

Christian Smith is Professor of Bassoon at the Brigham Young University School of Music.  Beyond his responsibilities with the bassoon studio, he conducts the Symphony Orchestra, teaches instrumental conducting, is an active orchestral musician, and regularly performs with Orpheus Winds, the resident faculty wind quintet. Currently he is principal bassoonist with the Orchestra at Temple Square in Salt Lake City.  In the past he has performed with the Utah Symphony, Toledo Symphony, Ann Arbor Symphony, Michigan Chamber Players, and the Sundance Trio. He and his wife, Patricia, are the parents of 9 children.

 

Sundance Trio
Christian Smith, bassoon; Geralyn Giovannetti, oboe; Jed Moss, piano

Sundance Trio was formed in 2005 to explore and perform trios written for oboe, bassoon and piano. Members included oboist Geralyn Giovannetti, bassoonist Christian Smith, and the late pianist Jed Moss. Together the trio has performed throughout the United States, Canada and Europe at colleges, chamber music series and at conferences. In 2014 the BYU School of Music commissioned Utah composer, Alyssa Morris to write for the trio. Her composition, Up and Away (Story of a Balloon) was premiered in New York City at NYU as part of the IDRS Conference. Recent tours took the Sundance Trio to Ireland, Ontario, and Quebec as well as many locations in California, Colorado, Arizona, Georgia, Idaho and Utah. Their third CD recording, “Up and Away” was released in 2017 on the Tantara label. Of this CD, Fanfare Magazine wrote, “The playing of the Sundance Trio is exemplary to the point that I could not imagine better performances of these works, each of which is a true gem of woodwind chamber music. I cannot conceive of anyone hearing this disc being anything less than thrilled with it.”

 All Performers 

Andrea Ashdown, violin & viola
Robert Baldwin, conductor & viola
Lauren Bandman, voice
Michael Bearden,
      former Ballet West Principal Artist
Robert Breault, tenor
Allison DeBona, Ballet West First Soloist
Henry Caceres, clarinet
Chris Castellanos, horn
Christina Castellanos, flute
Rebecca Chapman, flute
John Eckstein, cello
Susan Facer, soprano
Hillary Fuller, bass

 

Joel Gibbs, viola
Geralyn Giovannetti, oboe
Will Hagen, violin
JD Hunter, violin
Micaela Gage Hulsey, soprano
Yuki MacQueen, violin
Kattiusca Marín, clarinet
Alex Martin, violin
John Mauldin, tenor
Leslie Mauldin, soprano
Jed Moss, piano
Jared Oaks, piano
Cassie Olson, cello
Jeffrey Price, piano


Edmund Rollett, horn
Sean Rogers, piano
Lynn Rosen, violin
Susanne Rothaar, violin
Christin Schillinger, bassoon
Christian Smith, bassoon
Vedrana Subotic, piano
Melodie Taylor-Mauldin, soprano
Lynnette Thredgold, violin
Jane Wadsworth, flute
Candi Wagner, viola
Arolyn Williams, Ballet West Principal Artist
Alex Woods, violin
Aubrey Woods, violin


 

Concert Committee

Artistic Team:
Christina Castellanos
Leslie Mauldin
Rob Baldwin

Technical Team:
Chris Castellanos
Chris Demiris

University of Utah:
Andrea Ashdown
Michele Ballantyne
Lisa Chaufty
Miguel Chuaqui
Mike Cottle
Emeri Fetzer
April Goddard
Michaela Funtanilla

Last Updated: 7/16/20