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Residency at Montgomery Bell Academy (Nashville, TN)

  • Montgomery Bell Academy 4001 Harding Rd Nashville, TN, 37205 United States (map)

A quartet of Decoda musicians will present master classes, seminars, and performances on the Montgomery Bell Academy campus. They will also visit Nashville's W.O. Smith Music School.

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*Carl Oswald, oboe - Paul Murphy, trumpet -
Hamilton Berry, cello - Evan Premo, bass
*special guest

Schedule of Events

Monday, February 22
day: master classes and seminars on MBA campus
5:30 pm: visit to W.O. Smith Music School

Tuesday, February 23
day: master classes and seminars on MBA campus
7:00 pm: concert at MBA's Dead Poet Society Room, Lowry Hall

Wednesday, February 24
day: master classes and seminars on MBA campus
6:00 pm: appearance at MBA's "Cellophony" concert, an annual event benefitting the W.O. Smith Music School. Paschall Theater, MBA campus.


Bach: Prelude from Suite No. 3 in C Major for Solo Cello, BWV 1009

Britten: “Bacchus” and “Arethusa” from Six Metamorphoses after Ovid (Op. 49)

Premo: Polska (2008)

Ketting: Intrada (1958)

Bach: Selections from 15 Two-Part Inventions (BWV 772-786)

Barrière: Duo Sonata No. 4 in G Major (Book Four)

Bach: Selections from 15 Sinfonias (BWV 787-801)

Monk, arr. Berry/Ridenour: Round Midnight (1944)

Berry: "into our darkness life seeps" (2015)

Bach: First and Second Contrapuncti from The Art of Fugue (BWV 1080)

Lennon-McCartney, arr. Berry/Ridenour: Blackbird (1968)