Dr. Grier Williams School of Music Alumni Concert

Presented on: Saturday, January 22nd at 7:30 PM CST

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In 2020, to recognize the unprecedented service to the University of West Florida College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities made by Grier Williams, Dr. Herman Emil Rolfs and Valerie Wawrzyniak Rolfs, BSN, made a significant contribution to establish the Dr. Grier Williams School of Music.


Trio Sonata in G Major BWV 1039
J. S. Bach (1685-1750)
Adagio Allegro ma non presto
Monika Durbin ‘02, flute
Bethany Wood ‘03, flute
Meredith Stemen ‘18, harpsichord

Guest Speaker, Dr. Patrick Barber ‘07

Capriccio Hommage à Paganini for Viola Solo, Op. 55
Henri Vieuxtemps (1820-1881)

Sonata No. 1 in F Minor, Op. 120
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Audrey Naffe ’13, viola
Meredith Stemen ‘18, piano

Guest Speaker, Dr. Stefanie Wind ‘09

Tuba Concerto in F minor
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
James Fair ‘17, tuba
Meredith Stemen ‘18, piano


Sugaria Concerto for Marimba
Eric Sammut (b. 1968)
Movement II

Vivienne Boudreaux ‘18, marimba

Guest Speaker, Alex Sullivan, J.D. ‘10

from A Street Car Named Desire
I Want Magic André Previn (1929-2019)

from Banalités
Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
Caroline Bergan ‘13, soprano
Meredith Stemen ‘18, piano

Guest Speaker, Dr. Grier Moffatt Williams, Jr.

Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
James Matthews ‘16, piano

UWF Alma Mater
Lynne Lauderdale/A. Michael Yots (1953-2021) / (1943-2021)
Tina Buran ‘75, conductor

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