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Thomas Jay Jensen, Composer And Thomas Jay Jensen, Composer And Trombone Recital Live Stream

Friday, April 23, 2021
6:00pm – 7:30pm

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Thomas Jensen will give a Live Streamed composition recital at 6:00 PM on April 23rd. Please click: https://youtu.be/5yxYZOsG1wE Friday, April 23, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. via Zoom

Voyage at Rest

Thomas Jay Jensen, composer and trombone

Dominic Parrella, guitar Christina Sack, violin Marlow Hubbard, violin Max Hurtubise, viola Sofia DiNatale, cello Niccolò Meniconi, piano Bryce Doherty, bass trombone

Serendipity for Classical Guitar Thomas Jay Jensen (b. 2000) Dominic Parrella, guitar

String Quartet No. 1 Jensen Mvt. III: Strife Christina Sack, violin Marlow Hubbard, violin Max Hurtubise, viola Sofia DiNatale, cello

Perseverance Landing for Piano Jensen Niccolò Meniconi, piano

At Least We’re Going Somewhere for Jazz Trombone Duet Jensen Thomas Jay Jensen, composer and trombone Bryce Doherty, bass trombone

THOMAS JAY JENSEN, a UConn junior from Sandy Hook, CT, is pursuing music composition and the Integrated Bachelor’s/Master’s Program in music education with an emphasis in jazz studies. Mr. Jensen has studied composition under Christopher M. Lee and Dr. Kenneth Fuchs. He has studied trombone and bass trombone with Jim Marbury, Dr. Matthew Russo, and Prof. Sean Nelson. At UConn, he has been in the Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combos, Symphonic Band, Chamber Orchestra, Trombone Choir, Brass Quintets, Marching Band, and Pep Bands. He composes and arranges for a wide array of musical idioms, including Jazz Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Chamber Ensembles, techno music, and children’s music. His piece Circa Finem was a 2018 recipient of the National PTA Reflections Award of Merit in Composition. Mr. Jensen would like to thank Dr. Fuchs, his fellow UConn composers, and the performers of this recital for helping stitch this concert together.

DOMINIC PARRELLA is a UConn senior from Stratford, CT. He is pursuing a BM in music theory.

CHRISTINA SACK is a UConn junior from Southington, CT. She is pursuing the Integrated Bachelor’s/Master’s Program in music education. Ms. Sack plays violin and piano.

MARLOW HUBBARD is a UConn junior from York, ME. She is pursuing the Integrated Bachelor’s/Master’s Program in music education, as well as a minor in French. Ms. Hubbard plays violin and clarinet.

MAX HURTUBISE is a UConn sophomore from Clinton, CT. He is pursuing both a BM in music composition and a BM in music theory. Mr. Hurtubise plays viola and sings.

SOFIA DiNATALE is a UConn sophomore from Glastonbury, CT. She is pursuing a BM in instrumental performance (cello and piano) and a BA in political science.

NICCOLÒ MENICONI is a UConn senior from Greenwich, CT who grew up in Foligno, Italy. He is pursuing both a BM in instrumental performance (piano) and a BS in engineering physics with a concentration in mechanical engineering.

BRYCE DOHERTY is from Newtown, CT. He is pursuing a major in environmental science and a minor in music at the University of Vermont. Mr. Doherty plays trombone

Contact:

kirk.matson@uconn.edu

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