Events

2023 Music Teachers National Association National Conference
March 25- March 29, 2023
Reno, Nevada

Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra Young Artists Concert
7:30 pm, March 4, 2023
Kirkland Fine Arts Center
Millikin Symphonic Wind Ensemble “Together”
2 pm, February 26, 2023
“In My Father’s Eyes” by Julie Giroux (2017)
Desert Skies Symposium
February 16-18, 2023
Arizona State University
Sinfonia da Camera
Ko Iwasaki, Dvorak Concerto
Krannert Center Great Hall
Saturday, January 28, 2023
https://krannertcenter.com/node/15467

Millikin Vespers
Kirkland Fine Arts Center
Saturday, December 3, at 2:00 & 7:30 pm
Sunday, December 4, at 2:00 & 7:30 pm   
https://millikin.edu/vespers 

 

Decatur Youth Symphony Orchestra Fall Concert
November 21, 2022, 7 pm
Central Christian Church

Sinfonia da Camera
Romantic Masterpieces, November 12, 2022
Krannert Center Great Hall
Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio Espagnol, Op. 34
Walker Concerto for Piano and Orchestra (Rochelle Sennet, piano)
Dvorak Symphony No. 7 in D Minor, Op. 70, B. 141
https://krannertcenter.com/node/15453
 

Millikin Decatur Symphony Orchestra
Beethoven Egmont Overture
Mozart Flute and Harp Concerto
Brahms Symphony No. 1
October 29, 2022, 7:30 pm

Millikin Cello Day
Amy Catron, faculty
Samuel Araya and Jacobsen Woollen, guest faculty
October 29, 10 am- 4 pm
millikin.edu/cello-day


Sinfonia da Camera, an homage to Mozart
Saturday, October 22, 7:30 pm
Smith Recital Hall, University of Illinois
program
Mozart, Symphony No. 38 in D Major, “Prague” K. 504  

Haydn, Sinfonia Concertante in B-flat Major, Hob. I:105 
Michael Barta, violin
Amy Catron, cello
John Dee, oboe
Henry Skolnick, bassoon

Mozart, Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major, K. 488
(Ian Hobson, piano)
Ibert, Hommage à Mozart  
https://www.sinfonia.illinois.edu/tickets

 
Millikin Fall Choirs Concert
Amy Catron,Continuo
October 16, 2022
https://millikin.edu/mevents/collegiate-chorale-and-treble-choir
Amy Catron, solo cello recital
Featuring music from Bach, Telemann, Dall’Abaco, Cassadó, Moore, and Chumbley
October 15, Mt. Pulaski Opera House, 2 pm

Yom Kippur afternoon service
Bruch’s Kol Nidrei and  Bloch’s Prayer
October 5, 2022
Temple B’rith Shalom, Springfield

Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra
ILMEA String Workshop, 12-4
https://millikin.edu/orchestra-workshop
Music of Aguila, Proto, and Bizet
October 1, 2022
7:30 pm, Kirkland Fine Arts Center
https://symphonyguildofdecatur.org/event/masterworks-i-the-giant-guitar/

College Music Society 65th National Conference
September 21-24, 2022
Long Beach, California
Paper Presentation:
Community Music Catalyzing Democracy and Perforating Habitus

 

Sinfonia Da Camera
Saturday, September 17, 2022
7:30 pm
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Great Hall
https://krannertcenter.com/events/sinfonia-da-camera-2

 

Millikin Decatur Symphony Orchestra
Labor Day Pops Concert at the Devon Theatre
September 5, 2022 at 6 pm
https://symphonyguildofdecatur.org/event/labor-day-pops/
 
Millikin University Faculty Sampler Recital
Amy Catron, cello and Aaron Villareal, marimba
Osvaldo Golijov-Mariel
Kaeuper Hall
Perkinson Music Center
August 25, 2002, 2 pm

Sigma Alpha Iota
50th National Convention
Greensboro, North Carolina
July 29- August 2, 2022
World Premiere of Amy Riebs Mills String Quartet “Flee!
Solo Cello Performance of Preludes from Robert Chumbley’s Particle I and Cassadó’s Suite 

 
The American ELO
The Devon Lakeshore Amphitheatre
July 16, 2022,  8:30 pm
https://theamericanelo.com/?js_events=devon-lakeshore-amphitheatre



St. Matthew Passion, Johann Sebastian Bach
Illinois Bach Academy
Andrew Megill, Musical Director
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
June 18, 2002, 7:30 pm.
https://youtu.be/VwzWqeqmNfM

Illinois Symphony Orchestra, Season Finale
Ken Lam, Music Director

American Journey

Daugherty Route 66
Korngold Violin Concerto, op. 35  with William Hagen
Barber Adagio for Strings
Barber Symphony No. 1 in One Movement

Bloomington, May 13, 2022
Springfield, May 14, 2022
Sinfonia da Camera Season Finale

Saturday, April 16, 2022, 7:30pm
Foellinger Great Hall

Carl Maria von Weber-Overture to Oberon       
Paul Hindemith-Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber  
Béla Bartók-Concerto for Orchestra

https://www.sinfonia.illinois.edu/2021-2022-concert-program

Sinfonia Da Camera, Saturday, April 2, 2022
7:30 pm
Smith Memorial Hall, University of Illinois
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
The Bamboula,
Rhapsodic Dance No. 1, Op. 75 

Florent Schmitt
Légende for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra, Op. 66
Wilson Poffenberger, alto saxophone
2020 School of Music Concerto Competition Winner

Franz Liszt
Piano Concerto No. 2 in A major, S. 125
Wan Lin, piano
2020 School of Music Concerto Competition Winner

Johannes Brahms
Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73

 
2022 College Music Society Great Lakes Regional Conference (39th)
March 18-19, 2022
Millikin University • Decatur, Illinois
Habitus and Democracy in a Community Music Cello Choir,  Amy Catron
Songs of the Siren, a Lorelei for the 21st- Century,  Amy Catron with Silvan Negruitu
https://www.music.org/index.php?option=com_eventbooking&view=event&id=123&Itemid=2355

 

 

Schubertiade Recital

Current and former Millikin faculty ( Troy Castle, Amy Catron, Sharon Chung, Susan Schroeder Cobb, Ion-Alexandru Malaimare, Silvan Negrutiu, and Guilherme Ehrat Zils) will perform a Schubertiade recital commemorating the 225th anniversary of Franz Schubert’s birth at 7 pm at Central Christian Church. The recital is free and open to the public. The program will include:

           String Trio in B flat Major, D. 471

           Fantasia in F minor, D. 940, for piano four-hands

          “Die Forelle” – The Trout Lied, D. 550 

          Piano Quintet “The Trout” in A Major, D. 667, Op. 114

 

Millikin Decatur Symphony Orchestra

American Soundscapes — “Afro-American”
Saturday, March 5, 2022, 7:30 pm | Kirkland Fine Arts Center

Barber: Symphony No. 1
Price: Concerto in One Movement
Still: Symphony No. 1 “Afro-American”

Tickets are available here:
https://millikin.universitytickets.com/w/event.aspx?id=1361&r=1803d260725743e3a2282374b0826

March 5, 2022,7:30 pm –Kirkland Fine Arts Center

 

 

Illinois Symphony Chamber Orchestra “Flora and Fauna”

 Friday, February 18, 2022, at Sacred Heart-Griffin High School Theater  Saturday, February 19, 2022, at 7:30 pm at Second Presbyterian Church 

https://www.ilsymphony.org/concerts-events/flora-fauna/1

https://www.ilsymphony.org/concerts-events/flora-fauna/2

Concert Repertoire: 
Rameau: La Poule from Nouvelles Suites 
Bach: Cantata No. 170 – I Aria: Vergnügte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust 
Bach: Cantata No. 83 – I. Aria: Erfreute Zeit im neuen Bunde
Corigliano: Fern Hill
Haydn: Symphony No. 88
Kate Tombaugh, Mezzo Soprano

 

 
Sinfonia da Camera 
 Sinfonia da Camera would like to cordially invite you to our January Concert! Saturday, January 29, 2022, 7:30 pm Krannert Center for the Performing Arts Foellinger Great Hall 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 This evening's program includes: Rossini, Overture to the Opera, The Barber of Seville Schubert, Symphony No. 6, D. 589 “Little C Major” Mendelssohn, Selections from A Midsummer Night’s Dream Overture – Scherzo – Nocturne – Wedding March Mendelssohn, Piano Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 25 Ian Hobson, piano To purchase concert tickets, please visit https://krannertcenter.com/events/sinfonia-da-camera-0 To see our complete list of season programs, please click here.

Saturday, January 29, 2022, 7:30 pm

Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

Rossini, Overture to the Opera, The Barber of Seville 

Schubert, Symphony No. 6, D. 589 “Little C Major”

Mendelssohn, Selections from A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Overture – Scherzo – Nocturne – Wedding March 

Mendelssohn, Piano Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 25

Ian Hobson, piano

https://krannertcenter.com/events/sinfonia-da-camera-0
 
Southern Illinois Chamber Music Society

2021-2022 Season Opener

Ian HobsonAmy Catron

OCTOBER 17, 2021
Piano Trios by Dvorák and Schubert

Ian Hobson – Piano
Michael Barta – Violin
Amy Catron – Cello

https://cola.siu.edu/music/ensembles/chamber-music-society/
SINFONIA DA CAMERA 
Saturday, October 16, 2021 – 7:30 pm
Elgar, Cockaigne Overture   
Rachmaninoff, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43 
(Ian Hobson, piano) 
Beethoven, Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67 
 

Illinois Symphony Orchestra

Outstanding Opening, October 9 and 10, 2021

https://www.ilsymphony.org/concerts-events/outstanding-opening/1

https://www.ilsymphony.org/concerts-events/outstanding-opening/2

 

 Millikin All-State String Seminar

September 29, 2021

https://linktr.ee/MillikinUniversityStrings

 
 

Millikin -Decatur Symphony Orchestra

Masterworks I: Opening Night – Eroica!

Kirkland Fine Arts Center, September 25, 2021, 7:30 pm

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 9 in E-flat Major, K. 271, “Jenamy”

Ludwig Van Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat, Op. 55, “Eroica” 

Illinois Symphony Orchestra

Around the Town Chamber Concert Series

Dvorak Serenade for Winds

 Saturday, August 7, 7:00 pm, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Springfield, Illinois

 Sunday, August 8, 3:00 pm, Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Bloomington-Normal, Illinois


Illinois Symphony Orchestra

Around the Town Chamber Concert Series

Brahms Sextet, Op. 18

August 5, 7 pm, Westminster Presbyterian Church, Springfield

August 6, 7 pm,  Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Bloomington

ISSME 2021 Conference

12th biennial International Symposium on the Sociology of Music Education 

Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences

Lightning talk presention:  Habitus and Democracy in a Community Cello Choir

June 21-24, 2021

https://eng.inn.no/conferences/issme-2021

 

Sinfonia da Camera & UniPlace Christian Church Present: 
A Chamber Music Series    

University Place Christian Church (indoor event)    
403 S. Wright St. 
Champaign, IL 61820 
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 – 7:30pm    

Franz Schubert, Sonata in A Minor, D. 385

Andrés Cárdenes, violin
Ian Hobson, piano

Joaquín Turina, Círculo, Op. 91

Michael Barta, violin 
Amy Catron, cello 
Ian Hobson, piano


Antonín Dvořák, Piano Quintet No. 2, Op. 81   

Andrés Cárdenes, violin I 
Michael Barta, violin II 
Csaba Erdélyi, viola 
Amy Catron, cello 
Ian Hobson, piano  
 
 
Around the Town: Souvenir de Florence 
 

Illinois Symphony Orchestra String Sextet

Roy Meyer, Alex Norris, Erin Rafferty, Roslyn Green, Nomin Zolzaya, Amy Catron

Saturday, February 13, 2021

live-streamed and archived on the Illinois Symphony Orchestra Facebook and Vimeo channels

https://www.ilsymphony.org/concerts-events/around-the-town-sting-sextet/1

 

Faculty Recital Series at Millikin University

Amy Catron, cello and Silvan Negrutiú, piano

Beethoven Sonatas Op. 102, No. 1 and Op. 102, No. 2

world première of Songs of the Siren( 2020) by Robert Chumbley

Sunday, November 1, 2020

live-streamed on the Millikin School. of Music YouTube page.

FRS 2 programamycatron.com/…/FRS-2-program-Catron-Negrutiu.pdf Catron Negrutiu

concert video here: https://youtu.be/nGfDVTCJVZg

 

Millikin Symphonic Wind Ensemble Homecoming Concert
October 17, 202
Chen Yi,  Suite for Cello and Chamber Winds
program here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Aztb_QK_-hz3KC19HkUJmsOeInwFKFwy/view
concert video here: https://youtu.be/3MUV1M6P01c

 

Schubert Trout Quintet, D. 667 and Schumann Piano Quintet, Op. 44 at the Allerton Music Barn

October 3 & 4, 2020

Andrés Cárdenes, violin
Csaba Erdélyi, viola
Amy Catron, cello
David Murray, bass
Ian Hobson, piano

https://www.sinfonia.illinois.edu/2020-2021-season-new


Catron Press Release

Amy Catron with
Millikin Decatur Symphony Orchestra

Osvaldo Golijov’s Azul 

April 13, 2019, 7:30 pm

Kirkland Fine Arts Center

decaturorchestra.com/performances

https://herald-review.com/calendar/arts/live-music/mdso-masterworks-v-amy-catron/event_8df6b2c6-49cd-11e9-b54f-979e196be1f8.html

 

Brahms and Dvorak String Sextets

Indiana University Terre Haute

January 27, 2019, 7pm

IndState.edu/cas/music

 

Decatur Arts Council Christmas Walk

Millikin Community Cello Choir Outreach Concert

December 5, 2018, 5:30pm

Madden Arts Center

www.decaturarts.org

 

Millikin Community Cello Choir Outreach Concert

November 27, 2018, 4:30pm

Decatur Memorial Hospital

Barnes Lobby

millikin.edu/millikin-community-cello-choir

 

Millikin Community Cello Choir Fall Concert

November 20, 2018, 6:30pm

Millikin University

millikin.edu/millikin-community-cello-choir

 

Millikin Faculty Recital Series

Horizons: Trios for a New Century

works by Glass, Pärt, Golijov, Lansky, Ung, and Sheil

Amy Catron, Jeremy Brunk, Pei-I Wang

November 11, 2018, 4pm

Millikin University

millikin.edu/faculty-recital-series

 

The Pirates of Penzance

Sinfonia da Camera and Nathan Gunn

November 9, 2018, 7:30pm

Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

www.sinfonia.illinois.edu

 

Midday Music

Horizons: Trios for a New Century

Amy Catron, Jeremy Brunk, Pei-I Wang

November 7, 2018, 12 noon

decaturarts.org

 

Around the Town Chamber Concert

Cello Trios from the Illinois Symphony Orchestra

Amy Catron, Sarah Hansen, Adriana Ransom

November 3, 2018, 2 pm

Bloomington Public Library

www.ilsymphony.org

 

 

University of Illinois Chamber Singers Concert

Jesu Meine Freude

November 2, 2018, 7:30pm

Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

krannertcenter.com

 

Horizons:  Trios for a New Century

Amy Catron, Jeremy Brunk, Pei-I Wang

Around the Town Concert, Illinois Symphony Orchestra

November 1, 2018, 7pm

First Presbyterian Church, Normal, Illinois

www.ilsymphony.org

 

Millikin Cello Day

October 20, 2018, 10am-5pm

Millikin University

millikin.edu/cello-day

 

Allerton Barn Music Festival

Sunday morning with Bach

Jesu, Meine Freude

Cantata 39, Brich dem Hungrigen dein

Sunday, September 30, 2018, 10am

 Allerton Music Barn

 


Brahms C Minor Piano Quartet

Georgia Hornbacker, Sharon Chung, Silvan Negrutiu

Millikin  Orchestra Workshop

September  26, 2018, 5pm

Kirkland Fine Arts Center

 

 

                 Millikin Vocal Festival Faculty Recital with Justin Moniz 

                  September 16, 2018, 6pm

                  Westminster Presbyterian Church

 

Summer Piano Institute Concerts

Sinfonia da Camera

July 21, 2018, 4pm and 7:30pm

Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

publish.illinois.edu

 

Illinois Bach Academy

“Toward the Passion” Cantatas Concert

June 29, 2018, 7:30pm

Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

https://publish.illinois.edu>bachacademy

 

Millikin Wind Ensemble

Particle II by Robert Chumbley

****World Premiere****

Amy Catron, soloist

March 4, 2018, 4pm
Kirkland Fine Arts Center

www.millikin.edu/band

chumbleyr.wix.com/personal

 

Beyond the Borders Concert

with Akemi Takayama, Silvan Negrutiu

Dvorak Piano Quintet

August 6, 2017

Naha, Okinawa JAPAN

 

Faculty coach for Illinois Youth Orchestra Festival

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

June 3-4, 2017

 

Amy Catron, Cello

with Big Grove Cello Ensemble

Vivaldi G major Cello Concerto, RV 413

Chapel of St. John the Divine, Urbana

May 2, 2017, 7:30pm

          
Amy Catron, Cello
Silvan Negrutiu, Piano


Program includes, Bach BWV 1013

***World Premiere of Particle I, Robert Chumbley***

Beethoven Op. 69

March 26, 4:00pm

Faculty Recital Series


Millikin University, Kaeuper Hall

Gail Borden Public Library Recital

Amy Catron, cello

Silvan Negrutiu, piano

Sunday, October 30, 2016, 2 pm

Elgin, Illinois

gailborden.info