Thursday Morning Artist Series
Tickets $15, $10 (groups of 8+), $6 student, sold at the door, general seating
Frédéric Chopin: Scherzo No. 3 in C-sharp minor, Op. 39
Collin Jinks, piano - Young Artist Scholarship Competition Winner 2016
Paul De Droit: Morella
Keiko Abe: Michi; Dream of the Cherry Blossoms
George Gershwin: Andante and Finale, from Rhapsody In Blue
Bob Adney, percussion and Greg Theisen, piano
Robert Schumann: Sonata No. 1 in A minor for Violin and Piano, Op. 100
Dragan Stojković, violin and Mary Goetz, piano
J.S. Bach: Overture, from Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068
Daniel Dorff : The Year of the Rabbit
Catherine McMichael: Hiawatha and the West Wind
Trudi Anderson, flute, Mark Brudevold, flute, Peggy Doerrie, flute and Sandra Sheih, flute
Collin Jinks, piano – Winner First Place Senior High Piano, Thursday Musical Young Artist Scholarship Competition 2016
Collin Jinks, piano, is a senior at Stillwater Senior High in Stillwater, Minnesota. He currently studies piano with Dr. Jo Anne Link at the nationally recognized Crocus Hill Studios in St. Paul as a member of the studio’s Premier Class. Collin is an award winning pianist and has performed and competed across the United States. He was a 2016 finalist at The International Institute for Young Musicians International Piano Competition at the University of Kansas. He was only one of three high school students to be awarded a full merit scholarship to attend The Art of Piano Festival at the University of Cincinnati for undergraduate and graduate level students under the professorship of Awadagin Pratt in 2016. Collin was also invited to Salt Lake City to audition for the 2016 Gina Bachauer International Young Artists Competition. He was first place winner in the 2016 Thursday Musical Young Artist Scholarship Competition in MN, a finalist in the Schubert Club Competition, and a recipient of the Schmitt Music Award and the Mpls Music Teachers Forum Award through the Minnesota Orchestra’s Young Peoples Symphony Concert Association (YPSCA) Concerto Competition.
Bob Adney is the principal timpanist of the South Dakota Symphony and during the summer he is the timpanist for the Minneapolis Pops Orchestra. In addition, he is a founding member of the Minnesota Percussion Trio (1987). Bob is the author of several self-published instructional books for percussion as well as a handful of arrangements and original compositions for percussion ensemble. This past March saw the premiere of his piece Duolog (percussion player and string orchestra). Bob has been on the faculty of MacPhail Center for Music since 1976. On the administrative side, he coordinates MacPhails School Clinic Program, Musical Passport Program, All-State Video Online Tutorials as well as Lead Teacher for the Online School Partnership program. He is co-owner of marimbarental.com and author of vintagemarimbamusic.com.
Gregory Theisen is a composer, pianist, arranger, and educator. His compositions have been performed in the International New Music Festival, Zagreb, Lisbon Contemporary Music Festival, at the Walker Arts Center and concerts in Germany and Belgium. He has directed musical productions for the Guthrie Theater (South Pacific, Christmas Carol) and Ordway Music Theater (I Won’t Dance; Ruthless!; Into The Woods). Gregory is a piano and composition instructor at the MacPhail Center for Music and associate music director at Nativity Lutheran Church.
Dragan Stojković is a native of Belgrade, Serbia, where he received a bachelor of Music degree at the Music Academy. He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts and a Master degrees in violin performance from the University of Minnesota. Dragan has been a violin and viola teacher and a freelance violinist for almost twenty years in the Twin Cities. He currently teaches at home, and is a violin instructor at Normandale Community College. Locally he has performed with the Minnesota Opera, Vocal Essence, Minnesota Sinfonia, and other ensembles.
Mary Goetz is an active soloist and collaborative pianist in the Twin Cities area. A native of Wisconsin, she received her performance degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the New England Conservatory of Music. In addition to performing she teaches piano in her studio in St. Paul and is on faculty at the K&S Conservatory in Woodbury and the Minnesota Valley Conservatory of Music in Burnsville.
Trudi Anderson has earned Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in flute performance from Augsburg College and Northwestern University. She teaches flute at Augsburg College and Bethel University and is a published arranger of flute music through ScoreVivo, an online sheet music publisher. She currently serves as President of the Upper Midwest Flute Association’s Executive Board of Directors. She and her husband have three young adult sons, one daughter-in-law, and one granddaughter.
Mark Brudevold is currently a member of Exultate Chamber Orchestra and FluteSpiration Quartet. He has played with Kenwood Symphony, Linden Hills Orchestra, Century College Orchestra, and the University of Minnesota Campus Orchestra. Mark received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Minnesota and is an electrical engineer with Graco. He continues his study of the flute with Elaine Eagle.
Sandra Sheih has a bachelor's degree in flute performance from the University of Illinoisat Urbana-Champaign. She is the principal flutist in Exultate Chamber Orchestra and Choir, teaches private lessons and directs a flute choir. When not playing the flute, Sandra enjoys spending time with her husband and two kids, gardening, public speaking, and helping others with her allergy friendly cookbook and YouTube cooking channel.
Peggy Doerrie serves as principal flutist with the St. Cloud Symphony (since 1990) and Northern Symphony (since 2003) and has been featured as concerto soloist with both orchestras. She holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Cornell College and a Master of Fine Arts degree in flute performance from the University of Minnesota. She performs solo recitals with Thursday Musical, Schubert Club, Hauenstein Series, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, American Swedish Institute, and Benefit Recitals. Chamber playing has included: Lametti Chamber Winds (quintet), Zorongo Flamenco Dance Theater, Flute Choir Tour to France, Kenwood Trio, Northern Star Flute and Guitar, Windsong Duo (flute & harp), and FluteSpiration Quartet (four flutes). She has been active as a flute instructor, chamber, and church musician in the Twin Cities area for many years. Peggy also served on the Board of Directors of both the Upper Midwest Flute Association and Thursday Musical. More: peggydoerrie.com