National Hispanic Heritage Month Concerts Program 1: September 17th

National Hispanic Heritage Month Concerts, 2023

About the Concert Series

En Español: La Facultad de Música Hayes está celebrando el Mes Nacional de la Herencia Hispana

Join us in Rosen Concert Hall—no ticket or registration is needed. Or watch the Hayes School of Music Live-stream at the time of the concert! 


Program 1: Sunday, September 17, 4:00 pm

Opening Remarks
Leonardo Flores, English Department Chair

 “AmeRícan” (1999), by Tato Laviera (1950-2013)
“Spanglish” (2008) 
“My Graduation Speech” (1999)
Performer: Leonardo Flores, reader


 Cançons i danses, Nos. 6, 7, and 8 (1942-46), by Federico Mompou (1893-1987)
Performer: Melissa Lesbines, piano


 Argenta (2016), by Noelia Escalzo (b. 1979)
   I. Zamba - Tango
   II. Malambo
   III. Vidala
   IV. Milonga
David A. Wells, bassoon
Catherine Garner, piano


"Main Character" (1989), by Jimmy Santiago Baca (b. 1952)
[I gave myself to the highway] (1987)
“Immigrants in Our Own Land” (1990)
Performer: Leon Lewis, reader


Danzas Argentinas, Op. 2 (1937), by Alberto Ginastera (1916-1983)
   Danza del viejo boyero
   Danza de la moza donosa
   Danza del gaucho matrero
Performer: Islei Hammer, piano 


Libertango (1974), by Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)
Performer: Catherine Garner, piano

Buenos Amigos (2000), by  Luciano Quiñones (b. 1948)
Catherine Garner, piano
Tyler Dellaperute, piano


"Crossover Album" (2020), by Vanessa Angélica Villareal (b. 1982)
"The Way Back" (2017)
"f=[(root) (future)]" (2019)
Performer: Chris Meade, reader


Asturias (Leyenda) from Suite Española, Op. 47 (1886) Isaac Albeniz (1860-1909)
arr. by Andrew Middleton
Nancy Bargerstock, violin I
Alexandra Dee, violin II
Eric Koontz, viola
Ellie Wee, cello