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YALE BRASS TRIO FACULTY ARTIST SERIES FEATURING Allan Dean, trumpet William Purvis, horn Scott Hartman, trombone WITH Mihae Lee, piano FEB 22, 2011 Sprague Memorial Hall MUSIC BY Babbitt Crespo Compère Gabaye Ockeghem Plog van Eyck Robert Blocker, Dean

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llan Dean, trumpet; William Purvis, horn; and Scott Hartman, trombone. Music from the sixteenth century by Johannes Ockeghem and Loyset Compère; Anthony Plog: Trio for Brass; Milton Babbitt (in memory of): Around the Horn for solo French horn; Jacob van Eyck: Variations for solo trumpet; Enrique Crespo: Improvisation No. 1 for solo trombone; Pierre Gabaye: Recréation for brass trio and piano, with Mihae Lee, piano.




    FEATURINGAllan Dean, trumpetWilliam Purvis, hornScott Hartman, trombone

    WITHMihae Lee, piano

    FEB 22, 2011Sprague Memorial Hall

    MUSIC BYBabbittCrespoCompreGabaye OckeghemPlogvan Eyck

    Robert Blocker, Dean

  • Music from Ein altes Spielbuch, ca. 1500

    Barises moy

    Fors Seulement


    Trio for Brass (1996)part iI. Allegro vivace II. AndanteIII. Allegro Moderato part iiIV. AdagioV. Allegro Vivace


    LOYSET COMPRE ca. 14451518

    JOHANNES OCKEGHEM ca. 14101497


    ANTHONY PLOG b. 1947

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    Allan Dean, trumpet William Purvis, horn Scott Hartman, trombone With Mihae Lee, piano

  • MILTON BABBITT19162011

    ANONYMOUS 16th century

    JACOB VAN EYCK15901657



    PIERRE GABAYE19302000

    Around the Horn(performed in memory of the composer)

    William Purvis, horn


    Variations (1649)

    Variations (2011)

    Allan Dean, trumpet

    Improvisation No. 1

    Scott Hartman, trombone

    RecrationI. AllegrettoII. LargoIII. Presto

    Yale Brass TrioMihae Lee, piano


    Allan Dean, trumpet, is a member of Summit Brass and the St. Louis Brass Quintet. He was a member of the New York Brass Quintet for eighteen years and the Contemporary Chamber Ensemble for ten years.

    Involved in Baroque and Renaissance music performed on original instruments, Mr. Dean is a founding member of Calliope: A Renaissance Band as well as the New York Cornet and Sacbut Ensemble. He performs and teaches each summer at the Mendez Brass Institute and the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival.

    Allan Dean has appeared at the Casals and Spoleto (usa) festivals, the Banff Centre and Orford Arts Centre in Canada, Musike Belinge in Sweden, and Puebla Instrumenta in Mexico.

    He can be heard playing both modern trumpet and early brass on over eighty recordings on major labels including RCA, Columbia, CRI, Nonesuch, Pro Arte, Musical Heritage, and Summit. He joined the Yale faculty in 1988.


    Scott Hartman, trombone, received his B.M. and M.M. degrees from the Eastman School of Music and began his career by joining the Empire Brass Quintet and the Boston University faculty in 1984.

    As a trombone soloist and with his various chamber groups, Mr. Hartman has taught and played concerts throughout the world and in all fifty states. He has been featured with the Bos- ton Esplanade Pops, Philadelphia Orchestra, Chicago Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra, BBC Radio Orchestra, Dallas Symphony, St. Louis Symphony, and the National Symphony.

    Mr. Hartman now performs and records with Proteus 7, the Millennium Brass, the Brass Band of Battle Creek, the Hollywood Brass, and the trombone quartet Four of a Kind. He has recorded for the Angel EMI, Sony, Telarc, Summit, and Dorian labels.

    He is a clinician for the Bach musical instru- ment company and has served as a member of the faculties of Indiana University and the New England Conservatory. He joined the Yale faculty in 2001.


    A native of Western Pennsylvania, William Purvis pursues a multifaceted career in the U.S. and abroad as horn soloist, chamber musician, conductor, and educator. A passionate advocate of new music, Mr. Purvis has participated in numerous premieres as hornist and conductor, including horn concertos by Peter Lieberson and Bayan Northcott; trios for violin, horn, and piano by Poul Ruders and Paul Lansky; Steven Stuckeys Sonate en Forme des Prludes with Emanuel Ax at Carnegie Hall; and Ezra Ladermans Brass Trio and Quartet for Brass Trio and Piano.

    Mr. Purvis is a member of the New York Woodwind Quintet, Orchestra of St. Lukes, Yale Brass Trio, and Triton Horn Trio, and is an emeritus member of Orpheus. A frequent guest artist with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, he has also has collaborated with the Tokyo, Juilliard, Orion, Brentano, Mendelssohn, Sibelius, and Fine Arts string quartets.

    His extensive list of recordings spans an un- usually broad range from original instrument performance to standard repertoire to con- temporary solo and chamber music, as well as recordings of contemporary music as conductor. Recent recordings include the Horn Concerto of Peter Lieberson on Bridge (which received a Grammy and a WQXR Gramophone Award); works of Schumann; Etudes and Parodies for violin, horn and piano of Paul Lansky; Wind Quintet of Schoenberg with the New York

    Woodwind Quintet; and the soon-to-be-released Quintet for Horn and Strings by Richard Wernick with the Juilliard Quartet.

    Mr. Purvis is currently a faculty member at the Yale School of Music and the Juilliard School. At Yale, he is coordinator of winds and brass and the interim director of the Yale Collection of Musical Instruments.


    Praised by the Boston Globe as simply dazzling, pianist Mihae Lee has been captivating aud- iences throughout North America, Europe, and Asia in solo recitals and chamber music concerts with her lyricism and virtuosity. She has performed in such venues as Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center, Jordan Hall, Berlin Philharmonie, Academia Nationale de Santa Cecilia, Warsaw National Philharmonic Hall, and Taipei National Hall.

    An active chamber musician, Ms. Lee is an artist member of the Boston Chamber Music Society and is a founding member of the Triton Horn Trio. Her recordings of Brahms, Bartk, Shostakovich, and Stravinsky with members of BCMS were critically acclaimed by High Fidelity, CD Review, and Fanfare magazines.

    Ms. Lee appears frequently at numerous festivals including Dubrovnik, Amsterdam, Groningen, Seattle, OK Mozart, Music from Angel Fire, Bard, Chamber Music Northwest, Norfolk, and Music Mountain. A regular performer at Bargemusic, she has also been a guest artist with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, and Speculum Musicae; has collaborated with the Tokyo, Muir, Cassatt, and Manhattan string quartets; and has premiered and recorded works by such composers as Gunther Schuller, Ned Rorem, Paul Lansky, Henri Lazarof, Michael Daugherty, and Ezra Laderman.

    Born in Seoul, Korea, Ms. Lee made her pro- fessional debut at the age of fourteen with the Korean National Orchestra after becoming the youngest grand prizewinner at the presti- gious National Competition. The same year, she came to the United States on a scholarship from the Juilliard School pre-college division, and subsequently won further awards includ- ing first prize at the Kosciuszko Foundation Chopin Competition and the Juilliard and New England Conservatory concerto compe- titions. Ms. Lee received her bachelors and masters degrees from Juilliard and her artist diploma from the New England Conservatory. She has released compact discs on the Bridge, Etcetera, EDI, Northeastern, and BCM labels and was recently appointed as the artistic di- rector of the Essex (Conn.) Winter Series.

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