Faculty Concert Series
The Fine Arts Association Faculty Concert Series features FAA’s renowned music faculty in recital bringing programs varying in style and era. All proceeds benefit FAA scholarship funds. Fine Arts faculty members bring years of experience to the Corning Auditorium stage for the greater Northeast Ohio community.
Guest Artist Concert Series
The Fine Arts Association Guest Artist Concert Series features master musical artists from around the country in recital. In addition to their recital appearances, these artists will be involved in a day-long education event tailored to various communities.
Artist in Residence
The Fine Arts Association 2021-2022 Artists in Residence program features the marvelously versatile Third Stream Duo. In four multiple day stays, 3s2 will perform a series of concerts at FAA and within the community, offer a series of master classes and workshops, and be available for outreach events to local schools.
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2022-2023 CONCERT SEASON

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Fine Arts Chamber Orchestra – August 13, 2022 

The Fine Arts Chamber Orchestra features FAA Artist-in-Residence Third Stream Duo and students, bridging the ’21-’22 and ’22-’23 seasons. 

Third Stream Duo – September 14, 2022 

FAA’s first Artist-in-Residence returns for the second year of classical improvisation. 

Savage Musical Evening – September 24, 2022 

A night of music celebrating the lives and contributions of FAA founders Jim and Louise Savage. The evening will feature diverse performances by FAA faculty and friends. 

Third Stream Duo – November 9, 2022 

FAA’s first Artist-in-Residence returns for the second year of classical improvisation. 

Cliff Habian Trio – A Tribute to Vince Guaraldi – December 10, 2022 

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Brass Band of The Western Reserve – December 17, 2022 

This vibrant band returns with a wonderful array of holiday music sure to delight the entire family. 

Third Stream Duo – February 1, 2023 

FAA’s first Artist-in-Residence returns for the second year of classical improvisation. 

Melodies of Remembrance: Music of the Holocaust – April 26, 2023 

Curated by violinist Ryan Kearns, the evening features enchanting music composed by and honoring Holocaust survivors. 

Third Stream Duo – May 10, 2023 

FAA’s first Artist-in-Residence returns for the second year of classical improvisation. 

 

Melissa Lund Ziegler, Viola – May ??, 2023 

FAA Faculty, Melissa Lund Ziegler, presents an evening of viola repertoire old and new. 

Fine Arts Chamber Orchestra – August 13, 2022 

The Fine Arts Chamber Orchestra features FAA Artist-in-Residence Third Stream Duo and students, bridging the ’21-’22 and ’22-’23 seasons. 

Third Stream Duo – September 14, 2022 

FAA’s first Artist-in-Residence returns for the second year of classical improvisation. 

Savage Musical Evening – September 24, 2022 

A night of music celebrating the lives and contributions of FAA founders Jim and Louise Savage. The evening will feature diverse performances by FAA faculty and friends. 

TBD – Guest Artist: October 2022 

TBD – FAA Faculty: October 2022 

Third Stream Duo – November 9, 2022 

FAA’s first Artist-in-Residence returns for the second year of classical improvisation. 

Cliff Habian Trio – A Tribute to Vince Guaraldi – December 10, 2022 

Brass Band of The Western Reserve – December 17, 2022 

This vibrant band returns with a wonderful array of holiday music sure to delight the entire family. 

TBD – Guest Artist – January 2023  

Third Stream Duo – February 1, 2023 

FAA’s first Artist-in-Residence returns for the second year of classical improvisation. 

TBD – Guest Artist – March 2023  

Melodies of Remembrance: Music of the Holocaust – April 26, 2023 

Curated by violinist Ryan Kearns, the evening features enchanting music composed by and honoring Holocaust survivors. 

Third Stream Duo – May 10, 2023 

FAA’s first Artist-in-Residence returns for the second year of classical improvisation. 

Melissa Lund Ziegler, Viola – May 2023 

FAA Faculty, Melissa Lund Ziegler, presents an evening of viola repertoire old and new. 

Faculty Artist Recital Series

Upcoming

Feroza LaBonne
with Katie Hug
May 6, 2022

Sonata in D Major, Op. 3 for Four Hands

Ludwig van Beethoven

  1. Allegro molto (1770-1827)
  2. Rondo moderato

Waltz in C-sharp minor, Op. 64 No. 2

Frédéric Chopin

(1810-1849)

Malaguena

Isaac Albeniz

(1860-1909)

Waltz, op. 410, Voices of Spring

Johann Strauss II

(1825-1899)

Double Concerto in E-flat major, K 365 for Two Pianos                       

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

I. Allegro (1756-1791)

II. Andante

III. Rondo allegro

DATE= TBD
7:00 p.m.

Cliff Habian, piano

Jonathan “Skip” Edwards, bass

Evan Mitchell, drums

Ed Michaels, saxophone

Program to be announced from the stage

Single Tickets: 

  • Adults $20.00
  • Students/Seniors $10.00
  • FREE for FAA Students

GREAT GROUP RATES AVAILABLE!

Past

Series Opener: Carnival of the Animals
Fine Arts Chamber Orchestra
Michael Lund Ziegler, Conductor

August 19, 2021 
7:00 p.m.

The inaugural performance of the Fine Arts Chamber Orchestra includes Saint-Saëns’ masterwork and a new work by Dr. Matthew Saunders inspired by Fine Arts student artwork.

Carnival of the Animals is sponsored by

Ernst von Dohnányi
Serenade in C major, Opus 10 

I. Marcia
II. Romanza
III. Scherzo
IV. Tema con variazioni
V. Rondo

Muse Trio

Jenny Cluggish, violin
Melissa Lund Ziegler, viola
Daniel Pereira, cello

Matthew Saunders
Gamer Troll Loses Control
*World Premier Performance

Artwork by:

Gabe Elliot, Rosalynd Gruden
Callie Roberts, Sophie Shaposka

–INTERMISSION–

Camille Saint-Saëns
Carnival of the Animals 

I. Introduction and the Lion’s Royal March
II. Hens and Roosters
III. Wild Asses (Swift animals)
IV. Tortoises
V. The Elephant
VI. Kangaroos
VII. Aquarium
VIII. Personages with long ears
IX. The Cuckoo in the deep woods
X. Aviary
XI. Pianists
XII. Fossils 
XIII. The Swan
XIV. Finale 

October 8, 2021
7:00 p.m.

Evan Mitchell, percussion

Robonds B
Iannis Xenakis

Medley for Marimba
J. S. Bach

Tyler Lisowski, guitar

Slip Away
Pat Metheny

Simplicity for Solo
Xylophone Dorothy Lee
Arr. George H. Green

Tyler Lisowski, piano

PRIM for the Orchestra Snare Drum
Askell Masson

Shala’ or the Marching Snare Drum
Edward Freytag

Two Etudes for Timpani
Richard Hochrainer

Nigerian-American Influenced Grooves on the drum set

Tyler Lisowski, bass guitar

TBD, trumpet

Dr. Matthew Saunders, trombone

January 12, 2022 

Matthew Saunders
Twenty Views of the Trombone

I. What It’s Like

II. What It Once Was Like

III. What It Could Be Like

IV. What One Philistine Thinks It’s Like

V. What It Sounds Like When the Philistines Talk About What It’s Like

VI. What I Thought It Would Be Like (I)

VII. What It’s Like When I’m Working

VIII. What It Will (Not) Be Like

XI. What It’s Like After a Cup o’ Joe

X. What It Could Be Like (II)

XI. What My Greatest Hits Are Like

XII. What It’s Not Quite Like

XIII. What It Might Have Been Like (I)

XIV. What It Once Was Like (II) (Synechdoche Homo Sapiens Tombonesnsis)

XV. What They Might Think It’s Like

XVI. What It Might Have Been Like (II)

XVII. What It Could Be Like (III)

XVIII. What It’s Like at the End

XIX. How I Remember What It Was Like

XX. What It’s Really Like

Faculty Recital Series is sponsored by 

Guest Artist Recital Series

Upcoming

Dr. James Umble, saxophone 
with Diane Yazvac, piano

April 22, 2022
7:00 p.m.

Selections Likely to Include:

Hindson
Repetepetition

Dave Morgan
Consolation 

Alistair Penman
Soar

Charles Koechlin
15 Etudes 

                II
                X
                IX

Eugene Bozza
Aria                                            

Andy Scott
Paquito

Arlen
Somewhere Over the Rainbow 

Single Tickets: 

  • Adults $20.00
  • Students/Seniors $10.00
  • FREE for FAA Students

GREAT GROUP RATES AVAILABLE!

Past

Series Opener: Carnival of the Animals
Fine Arts Chamber Orchestra
Michael Lund Ziegler, Conductor

August 19, 2021 
7:00 p.m.

The inaugural performance of the Fine Arts Chamber Orchestra includes Saint-Saëns’ masterwork and a new work by Dr. Matthew Saunders inspired by Fine Arts student artwork.

Carnival of the Animals is sponsored by

Ernst von Dohnányi
Serenade in C major, Opus 10 

I. Marcia
II. Romanza
III. Scherzo
IV. Tema con variazioni
V. Rondo

Muse Trio

Jenny Cluggish, violin
Melissa Lund Ziegler, viola
Daniel Pereira, cello

Matthew Saunders
Gamer Troll Loses Control
*World Premier Performance

Artwork by:

Gabe Elliot, Rosalynd Gruden
Callie Roberts, Sophie Shaposka

–INTERMISSION–

Camille Saint-Saëns
Carnival of the Animals 

I. Introduction and the Lion’s Royal March
II. Hens and Roosters
III. Wild Asses (Swift animals)
IV. Tortoises
V. The Elephant
VI. Kangaroos
VII. Aquarium
VIII. Personages with long ears
IX. The Cuckoo in the deep woods
X. Aviary
XI. Pianists
XII. Fossils 
XIII. The Swan
XIV. Finale 

Dr. Katrin Meidell, viola

October 22, 2021
7:00 p.m.

Sarah Dubois
Moonlight Partida 

         I. Perduo Senza Lei

Max Reger
Suite No. 3 in e minor 

Scott Slapin
Nocturne for Two Violas in Memory of Richard Lane 

with Melissa Lund Ziegler, viola

Shawn Renzoh Head
Burning Roots Sketch No. 2 

J. S. Bach
Cello Suite no. 1 in G Major 

Sponsored by: Key Private Bank

Andrew Focks, piano

March 11, 2022 
7:00 p.m.

J.S. Bach (1685-1750)

Arr. Ferruccio Busoni (1866-1924)

Chaconne from Partita No. 2 in D Minor, BWV 1004

Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757) 

Sonata in F# Minor, K. 25

Sonata in A Major, K. 208

Sonata in F# Minor, K. 447

Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

Drei Klavierstücke, D. 946

No. 1 Allegro assai

No. 2 Allegretto

No. 3 Allegro

Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)

Prelude in D-Flat Major, Op. 28, No. 15

Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)

Scherzo No. 2 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 31

Guest Artist Recital Series is sponsored by 

Artist in Residence Series

Upcoming

Third Stream Duo 

Communication
April 27, 2022

Sonata
for PianoLeoš Janáček

Poetic
Jennifer Higdon

Improvisations based on various texts
Hueholt/Young

Single Tickets: 

  • Adults $20.00
  • Students/Seniors $10.00
  • FREE for FAA Students

GREAT GROUP RATES AVAILABLE!

Past

Third Stream Duo 

Forms
September 29, 2021, 7:00 p.m.

Sonata for Piano & Cello, Opus 19
Sergei Rachmoninov

Improvised Sonata
Hueholt/Young

Micro Sonata

Content
November 3, 2021, 7:00 p.m.

Prelude, Cadence, et Finale
Alfred Descenclos

Fuzzy Bird Sonata
Takashi Toshimatsu

Improvised Suite
Hueholt/Young

Desecrated Chopin Preludes

Connections
February 23, 2022

Music from
graphic scores, Pauline Oliveros, Jacob Collier,
folk music improvisations

Artist in Residence Series is sponsored by