2019 Class Schedule

Monday, July 1

6:00 PM Meet in the parking lot of the Hale Kai if you need a ride or can give a ride to the concert.
7:00 PM Ben Verdery, Eden Stell Guitar Duo, and Ian O’Sullivan perform at Makawao Union Church, 1445 Baldwin Avenue, Paia, HI (Google Maps: http://goo.gl/maps/rgBWV).

Tuesday, July 2

Classes begin. All classes and ensemble rehearsals, except where noted, will be held at Keawala‘i Congregational Church, 5300 Mākena Rd. Mākena, HI (Google Maps: http://goo.gl/maps/6xuhC). Parking is available along the road and in the lot across the street. Please show the utmost respect at all times for the church and its grounds, including the adjoining cemetery. Shoes should not be worn inside the church building. Prior to your lessons, you may warm up on the church grounds, as long as no church activities are taking place there.

9:00 AM Meet in the parking lot of the Hale Kai if you need a ride or can give a ride to the class.
9:30 AM Ben’s Aloha, to go over class schedule and other topics

Taught by Ben Verdery:
10:00 AM Conor Padmanabhan - 1 - 1st movement of Sonata, Op. 61 (Joaquin Turina)
10:30 AM Reade Park - 1 - Largo from Libra Sonatine (Roland Dyens)
11:00 AM Nicholas Padmanabhan - 1 - 1st movement of Sonatina (Jorge Morel)
11:30 AM Trent Park - 1 - Prelude from Sonata No. 5 (Silvius Leopold Weiss)
12:00 PM Brandon Wong - 1 - La Catedral (Agustín Barrios Mangoré)
12:30 PM Lunch on your own

Taught by Ben Verdery:
2:30 PM Emilia Diaz Delgado - 1 - The Brown Family (Emilia Diaz Delgado)
3:00 PM Shefali Sahai - 1 - Un Dia de Noviembre (Leo Brouwer)
3:30 PM Shrey Varma - 1 - Preludios Americanos No. 3 - Campo (Abel Carlevaro)
4:00 PM Arnav Singh - 1 - Sakura Variations (Yuquijiro Yocoh)
4:30 PM Marvin Ren - 1 - Elsa und Ortrud Duet (Richard Wagner; arr. Cameron O’Connor)

7:00 PM Dinner at the Hale Kai on one of the BBQ grills in back. All are encouraged to come along! Bring something to eat that can be cooked on the grills or is pre-cooked, or drinks or dessert.

Wednesday, July 3

Taught by Ben Verdery:
9:30 AM Greg Brown - 1 - Eclipse (Greg C. Brown)
10:00 AM Ahhyun Noh - 1 - Prelude, BWV 1006a (J. S. Bach)
10:30 AM Yoonjin Bae - 1 - Etude No. 11 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
11:00 AM Archer Parry - 1 - En los trigales (Joaquin Rodrigo)
11:30 PM Eric Wang - 1 - Sonata Romantica, 4th movement (Manuel M. Ponce)
12:00 PM Conor Padmanabhan - 2 - Passacaglia from Nocturnal after John Dowland, Op. 70 (Benjamin Britten)
12:30 PM Lunch on your own

2:30 PM–5:00 PM Ensemble rehearsal – all participants. Bring music stand, footstool, pencil, tuner.

Thursday, July 4

Taught by Mark Eden and Chris Stell:
9:00 AM Reade Park - 2 - Etude No. 11 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
9:30 AM Trent Park - 2 - Joropo from Suite del Recuerdo (José Luis Merlin)
10:00 AM Arnav Singh - 2 - Nocturne No.1 (Johann Kasper Mertz)
10:30 AM Conor Padmanabhan - 3 - Ständchen by Franz Schubert (arr. Mertz)
11:00 AM Archer Parry - 2 - 2nd movement (Largo) of Libra Sonatine (Roland Dyens)
11:30 AM Yoonjin Bae - 2 - Sonatina para guitar, 1st and 3rd movements (Federico Moreno Torroba)
12:00 PM Emilia Diaz Delgado - 2 - San Telmo (Maximo Diego Pujol) (with Ava Pakiam, violin)
12:30 PM Lunch on your own

2:30 PM–5:00 PM Ensemble rehearsal – all participants. Bring music stand, footstool, pencil, tuner.

Friday, July 5

Taught by Mark Eden and Chris Stell:
9:00 AM Brandon Wong - 2 - En los trigales (Joaquin Rodrigo)
9:30 AM Eric Wang - 2 - Aquarelle movement 2 or 3 (Sergio Assad)
10:00 AM Shrey Varma - 2 - Tango en Skäi (Roland Dyens)
10:30 AM Greg Brown - 2 - Sonatina, MS5619 (Niccolò Paganini)
11:00 AM Shefali Sahai - 2 - Prelude, BWV 1007 (J. S. Bach)
11:30 PM Lunch on your own (please note that we must be out of the church by noon due to a wedding rehearsal)

2:30 PM–5:00 PM Ensemble rehearsal – all participants. Bring music stand, footstool, pencil, tuner.

Saturday, July 6

9:30 PM–12:00 PM Ensemble rehearsal – all participants. Bring music stand, footstool, pencil, tuner. (Please note that there will be a memorial service under the pavillion outside the church in the morning. We will use the church building for rehearsal, but cannot use the church grounds during this time.)

12:00 PM Lunch on your own

Taught by Ben Verdery (please note that due to a wedding at the church in the afternoon, these lessons will be in Ben’s apartment, number 317 at the Hale Kai O’Kihei. Observers are still welcome; we will squeeze in!):
2:00 PM Arnav Singh - 3 - Tango (Michael Coghlan)
2:30 PM Shrey Varma - 3 - Introduction and Sunburst (Andrew York)
3:00 PM Shefali Sahai - 3 - Prelude No. 1 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
3:30 PM Emilia Diaz Delgado - 3 - Danza Paraguaya (Agustín Barrios Mangoré)
4:00 PM Reade Park - 3 - Prelude, BWV 997 (J. S. Bach)
4:30 PM Trent Park - 3 - Registro from Suite Venezolana (Antonio Lauro)

5:00 PM Possible optional group outing to Iao Valley or other location

Sunday, July 7

1:00 PM Meet in the parking lot of the Hale Kai if you need a ride or can give a ride to the concert.
2:00 PM Concert at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 8992 Kula Hwy, Kula, HI (Google Maps: http://goo.gl/maps/J0HNy)
Marvin Ren – Prelude, BWV 1006a (J. S. Bach); Come, Heavy Sleep (John Dowland)
Ahhyun Noh – Invocation y Danza (Joaquin Rodrigo); Fugue, BWV 1000 (J. S. Bach)
Nicholas Padmanabhan – Ständchen (Franz Schubert, arr. Mertz); Sonatina (Allegretto, Andante espressivo, and Allegro) (Jorge Morel)
John Olson with Tom Donahue, organ – Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645 (J. S. Bach); Españoleta y Fanfare from Fantasia para un Gentilhombre (Joaquin Rodrigo, arr. T. Donahue)

Monday, July 8

Taught by Ben Verdery:
9:30 AM Brandon Wong - 3 - Thousand Cranes (June Kuramoto/Nakamoto); with Emily Wong, koto
10:00 AM Archer Parry - 3 - Koyunbaba II & IV (Carlo Domeniconi)
10:30 AM Eric Wang - 3 - Fuga, BWV 1003 (J. S. Bach)
11:00 AM Yoonjin Bae - 3 - Prelude and Allegro, BWV 998 (J. S. Bach)
11:30 AM Greg Brown - 3 - Elegy for a Surfer (Roger Hudson)
12:00 PM John Olson - 1 - Españoleta y Fanfare from Fantasia para un Gentilhombre (Joaquin Rodrigo; arr. T. Donahue); with Tom Donahue, organ
12:30 PM Lunch on your own

2:00 PM–3:30 PM Ensemble rehearsal – all participants. Bring music stand, footstool, pencil, tuner.

5:00 PM Meet in the parking lot of the Hale Kai if you need a ride.
5:30 PM Catered picnic dinner at Keawala’i Congregational Church.
7:00 PM Student concert with soloists and ensemble at Keawala‘i Congregational Church. Dress is “nice casual” – Aloha shirts are OK, no jeans. Bring a music stand, footstool, and tuner.

Tuesday, July 9

Taught by Mark Eden and Chris Stell:
10:00 AM Nicholas Padmanabhan - 2 - Ständchen (Franz Schubert; arr. Mertz)
10:30 AM Ahhyun Noh - 2 - Invocation y Danza (Joaquin Rodrigo)
11:00 AM Marvin Ren - 2 - Tarantella (Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco)
11:30 AM John Olson - 2 - What God Looks Like (Ben Verdery); with Gioia De Cari, soprano
12:00 PM Lunch on your own

4:30 PM Meet in the parking lot of the Hale Kai if you need a ride. Dinner is on your own; reception at the mission after the concert.
6:00 PM Brief ensemble rehearsal at the Lahaina Jodo Mission
7:00 PM Student concert with soloists and ensemble at Lahaina Jodo Mission, 12 Ala Moana Street, Lahaina, HI (Google Maps: http://goo.gl/maps/SBAFO). Dress is “nice casual” – Aloha shirts are OK, no jeans. Bring a music stand, footstool, and tuner.

Wednesday, July 10

10:00 AM–1:00 PM – Lecture and discussion with Ben Verdery, Mark Eden, and Chris Stell at Keawala‘i Church

Practicing, competitions, repertoire, conservatories, careers, and any other topics students might want to discuss

Afternoon Optional group outing to be announced

7:00 PM Party at the Hale Kai