Music at Maryville

Original Music by Maryville Faculty Composers — Free Music at Maryville 2022-23 Concert 4 of 5 — Sunday 4/16/2023 @ 3:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 16, 2023 • 3:00 p.m.

Maryville University Auditorium

Free admission • Donations gratefully accepted


David Nalesnik — Two new piano pieces (world premiere performances of Music at Maryville commissioned works)

  • Flickering (2022) for solo piano
  • Cusp (2007-23) for pre-recorded and live piano

Peter Henderson, piano
David Nalesnik, piano-string dampening (in Cusp only)

David Nalesnik, composer and pianist
David Nalesnik, composer and pianist

Peter Henderson — Chess Suite (2017) for solo piano

  1. The Pawns
  2. The Bishops
  3. The Knights
  4. The Rooks
  5. The King
  6. Advancing Pawns
  7. The Queen

Peter Henderson, piano

Scott Lyle — The Abbot and the Abattoir (2016), programmatic suite for solo piano (world premiere performance)

  • I. Midday: Reflections upon Nature
  • II. Early Evening: Peaceful Meditations
  • III. Late Night: Drifting into a Sleep-State
  • IV. Sleep (Nocturne) – attacca:
  • V. Nightmares: The Exterminations and Visions of the Slaughter
  • VI. Morning: A New Dawn

Peter Henderson, piano

Intermission (ca. fifteen minutes)

Gabriel Colbeck — Approaching Winter (2017) for voice and solo guitar

Gabriel Colbeck, vocals and guitar

Jesse Kavadlo — Three songs (ca. 1993-94) for voice and electric guitar

  • Sleep
  • Change
  • (Untitled)

Jesse Kavadlo, vocals and electric guitar

Scott Lyle — Three movements from Missa Pro Defunctis (2018) for chorus and orchestra (world premiere performances)

  • V. Sequenza
  • IX. Agnus Dei
  • X. Libera Me

Maryville University Chorus — Dr. Jeffrey Heyl, director
Sam Heyl, piano
Peter Henderson, synthesizer (parts for string and woodwind instruments)

Hope to see you at Maryville University on April 16 at 3:00 p.m.!