Davee Media Library

Recitals and Chamber Music

“Chicago Connections,” the first video in the Bienen School's Black Composer Showcase series, focuses on two female African American composers with ties to Chicago: Northwestern alumna Margaret Bonds ’33, ’34 MMus and her mentor Florence

Dominick Douglass performs Nokuthula Ngwenyama’s Sonoran Storm. Douglas is a master’s viola student of Helen Callus.

James Cooper performs Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson’s Lamentations Black/Folk Song Suite for Solo Cello, III. Calvary Ostinato. Cooper is a master’s cello student of Hans Jørgen Jensen.

Avery Weeks performs Xavier Foley’s Etude No. 3 "Lament." Weeks is a double bass student of Andrew Raciti.

Xingyu Li performs Jessie Montgomery’s Rhapsody No. 1. Li is a doctoral violin student of Gerardo Ribeiro.

Deurim Jung performs Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson’s Blue/s Forms for Solo Violin, movements I. Plain Blue/s and III. Jettin’ Blue/s. Jung is a violin student of Gerardo Ribeiro.

The piano studio of Sylvia Wang at Northwestern University presents The Scriabin Project. All 15 studio members play the complete Opus 11, together with Opus 5, 9 and 16.

A collection of new works, performed by Bienen School students, come together in this showcase video. Ben Bolter, associate director of the Institute for New Music, provides an introduction.