Quartet for a New Beginning
for Violin, Clarinet, Cello and Piano (2006) Score 1
Violin, Viola, Cello, and Piano (2008) Score 2
Violin, Alto Sax, Cello, and Piano (2006) Score 3
Concert Hall Premier performance by
Izabela Spiwak, violin; Jimmy Gilmore, clarinet;
Elizabeth Beilman, cello; John Noel, piano
Feb. 10, 2010 (Memorial Concert for Akanda) at Duke University, Nelson Music Room
(1), PDF Cover
Program notes (title page)
Marcia kaliyuga [6:17] MP3 Scores 1 2 3
Alla marcia funebre [7:22] MP3 Scores 1 2 3
Preambling: Logarythmus [5:08 ] MP3 Scores 1 2 3
IV. Celebration (after the Dust Settles)
Marcia prestidigitalis [4:53] MP3 Scores 1 2 3
Elizabeth Beilman, native of Wichita Kansas, is Assistant Principal Cello at the North Carolina Symphony. She has performed many chamber music concerts in NC and has been a soloist with the NC Symphony. She was artist-in-residence for two years at the Banff Center for the Fine Arts in Canada before coming to NC.
Jimmy Gilmore, native of Dallas Texas, was Principal Clarinetist of the North Carolina Symphony, and teaches at Duke University and Meredith College. He has been a soloist with the NC Symphony many times and has an extensive career in chamber music, especially as a founding member of Aurora Musicalis.
John Noel, pianist, native of Henderson NC, studied at the NC School of the Arts, Oberlin Conservatory, Juilliard, the Schola Cantorum, and Rice University. He spent three years in Paris on a Fulbright Scholarship, a Harriet Hale Woolley Scholarship and a Société Générale Scholarship. He has performed in many European countries. In 2015 he moved from Raleigh to Houston, Texas.
Spiewak, violinist, was a native of eastern Poland. She studied
at the Warsaw Conservatory and the LA Philharmonic
Institute. She was a member of the Raleigh Symphony Orchestra, and was an
active recitalist on the roster of the NC Touring Artist Directory, as a
soloist and as part of the violin/viola DUO APPASSIONATO with Xi Yang. She received a Regional Artist Project Grant of
the State of North Carolina, and had a very prominent violin teaching studio.
Sadly, she passed away in February 2013.