2005: Denver, CO

Dr. Jim Bates, conductor

2005 Playing Contest

The Norman Levine Playing Contest was held at the annual CMSA Conventions from 2001 through 2011 (except 2009). Following are the contest winners.

FIRST PLACE: Brent Hawley (solo mandolin)
Gardenia Waltz (traditional)


SECOND PLACE:
 Jonathan Rudie (solo mandolin)
Notturno Cielo Stellato, Op 186 (Raffaele Calace)


THIRD PLACE:
 Robert Margo (solo mandolin)
Piccolo Gavotta (traditional)

 

Wednesday Evening Concert

Panache – Thereza Stephan (mandolin), Nora Morganstern (mandolin), Bill Urban (mandola), Jim Williams (guitar), Scott Johnson (violincello)

Flaxen Hair Blues

by Ely Karasik | Wednesday Evening Concert

Mozzerella Bella

by Ely Karasik | Wednesday Evening Concert

PeerlessGynt

by Ely Karasik | Wednesday Evening Concert

Picante

by Ely Karasik | Wednesday Evening Concert

Ely Karasik (mandolin) & Richard Blanchard (guitar)

øUsted Bailar· Conmigo? (Will You Dance with Me?)

by Ely Karasik | Wednesday Evening Concert

Steve Mullins & The New Mandolin Quartet – Steve Mullins (first mandolin), Don Watson (second mandolin), Brian St. John (mandola), Brian Mullins (mandocello)

??? / ???

by ??? / ??? | Wednesday Evening Concert

Tears in the Eyes of Fishes

by Hector Villa-Lobos | Wednesday Evening Concert

Venezuelan Calypso

by Traditional | Wednesday Evening Concert

Jig for Christmas

by Steve Mullins | Wednesday Evening Concert

One Tear

by Steve Mullins | Wednesday Evening Concert

The Lark Quartet (Finale)

by Franz Josef Haydn | Wednesday Evening Concert

The Cinnamon District

by Steve Mullins | Wednesday Evening Concert

Perpetual Thanksgiving

by Brian Mullins | Wednesday Evening Concert

Elenore Rigby

by John Lennon & Paul McCartney | Wednesday Evening Concert

Spiral Moons

by Tim Ware | Wednesday Evening Concert

Big Catalpa

by Steve Mullins | Wednesday Evening Concert

Montana Mandolin Ensemble – Dennis White conducting

El Comanchero

by Traditional | Wednesday Evening Concert

Icarus

by Paul Winter Consort | Wednesday Evening Concert

O'Carolan's Frolic

by Turlough O'Carolan | Wednesday Evening Concert

Mary Lee Ann

by Dennis White | Wednesday Evening Concert

Jig Medley: Far East & Petunia's Jig

by Dennis White | Wednesday Evening Concert

Texas Foxtrot

by David Guion | Wednesday Evening Concert

Dance of the Sandhill Cranes

by Dennis White | Wednesday Evening Concert

The Duck Waddle

by Dennis White | Wednesday Evening Concert

Thursday Evening Concert

Emerald City Mandolin Quartet – Alan Jacobson (1st mandolin), Andrew Booker (2nd mandolin), Ken Carlson (mandola), David Stenerson (mandocello)

(PARTIAL) Nocturne N∫ 2

by Alexander Borodin | Thursday Evening Concert

Opus Posthumous Minuetto

by Franz Schubert | Thursday Evening Concert

Charlie Provenza & Gypsy Jazz

Sonna Italiano

by ??? | Thursday Evening Concert

Goin' to California

by Robert Plant | Thursday Evening Concert

Autumn Leaves

by Joseph Kosma | Thursday Evening Concert

Secret Gypsy Handshake

by ??? | Thursday Evening Concert

Don Stiernberg Trio – Don Stiernberg (mandolin), Jon Carlini (guitar), Jamie Martinez (bass)

Somebody Loves Me

by George Gershwin | Thursday Evening Concert

Medley: All the Things You Are

by Jerome Kern & ??? | Thursday Evening Concert

Milk Cow Blues

by Kokomo Arnold | Thursday Evening Concert

Bittersweet

by John Carlini | Thursday Evening Concert

Embraceable You

by George Gershwin | Thursday Evening Concert

Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me

by Mose Allison | Thursday Evening Concert

Cool Kitsch

by John Carlini | Thursday Evening Concert

Annual CMSA ‘Brown Bag’ Open Mic Session

The 2005 Second Mandolin Choir – Johanna Hebing Conducting

??? Five Movements--Movement 1

by ??? | Annual CMSA 'Brown Bag' Open Mic Session

??? Five Movements--Movement 2

by ??? | Annual CMSA 'Brown Bag' Open Mic Session

??? Five Movements--Movement 3

by ??? | Annual CMSA 'Brown Bag' Open Mic Session

??? Five Movements--Movement 4

by ??? | Annual CMSA 'Brown Bag' Open Mic Session

??? Five Movements--Movement 5

by ??? | Annual CMSA 'Brown Bag' Open Mic Session

Sarasota Mandolin Ensemble – Antonina Nigrelli Conducting

Tzigana

by ??? | Annual CMSA 'Brown Bag' Open Mic Session

Toya

by ??? | Annual CMSA 'Brown Bag' Open Mic Session

The Ice Picks

Nancy's Fancy

by Sheri Lottig | Annual CMSA 'Brown Bag' Open Mic Session

The James Oswald Duo – John Goodin (mandolin), Bob Margo (guitar)

Diverttimento N∫ 16

by James Oswald | Annual CMSA 'Brown Bag' Open Mic Session

The William Place Trio – John Goodin (mandolin), Jonathan Rudie (mandolin), Bob Margo (guitar)

Waltz Duet in Am

by William Place | Annual CMSA 'Brown Bag' Open Mic Session

Jonathan Rudie (mandolin) & Tony Norris (guitar))

Gymnopedie N∫ 1

by Erik Satie | Annual CMSA 'Brown Bag' Open Mic Session

Gino’s Offshoots – Matt Vuksinich (mandolin), Ray Bell (guitar)

Mandolira

by Andreini Brothers | Annual CMSA 'Brown Bag' Open Mic Session

La Hota Variata

by Andreini Brothers | Annual CMSA 'Brown Bag' Open Mic Session

La Scala Tarantella

by Gioacchino Rossini | Annual CMSA 'Brown Bag' Open Mic Session

Brent Hawley (solo mandocello, mandolin)

No Name

by Brent Hawley | Annual CMSA 'Brown Bag' Open Mic Session

For Rennie

by Brent Hawley | Annual CMSA 'Brown Bag' Open Mic Session

Friday

The Borscht Brothers

Obla Dee Obla Da

by John Lennon & Paul McCartney | Friday

Girl from Ipanema

by AntÙnio Carlos Jobim | Friday

Blackbird

by John Lennon & Paul McCartney | Friday

Stairway to Heaven

by Jimmy Page & Robert Plant | Friday

Mandomonium

Loftus Jones

by Turlough O'Carolan (arr J. Dearinger) | Friday

Spiletto detto e condo Orlando

by Resphighi (arr J Dearinger) | Friday

Pavanne

by Morton Gould (arr J Dearinger) | Friday

/ Walter Carter (arr B. Baldassari)

by Walter Carter (arr B. Baldassari) | Friday

Evan Marshall (solo mandolin)

Recuerdos de la Alhambra

by Francisco T·rrega (arr E. Marshall) | Friday

Pastorale from (from "The Messiah")

by Georg Fredrich Handel (arr E. Marshall) | Friday

Joyful Variations on a Theme By Beethoven

by Evan Marshall | Friday

Allegro Vivace (from "Overture to William Tell")

by Gioachino Rossini (arr E. Marshall) | Friday

Air on a G String

by Johann Sebastian Bach (arr E. Marshall) | Friday

Saturday Gala Concert

The Denver Mandolin Orchestra

The Denver Mandolin March

by de Harport | Saturday Gala Concert

Wine, Women and Why

by Ely Karasik | Saturday Gala Concert

March of the Sherpa

by Jim Williams | Saturday Gala Concert

Pop

by Andrew York (arr R. Blanchard) | Saturday Gala Concert

Por Una Cabeza

by Carlos Gardel (arr D. Niece) | Saturday Gala Concert

On to the Show

by Leroy Shield (arr S. Johnson) | Saturday Gala Concert

The 2005 En Masse Orchestra, Dr. Jim Bates Conducting

Carillion (from "L'ArlÈsienne Suite N∫ 1")

by Georges Bizet | Saturday Gala Concert

Memories of Youth/Tres Piezas de Sudamerica

by Giacomo Sartori / Markus Kugler | Saturday Gala Concert

Lettre d'Adieux (Milonga)

Saturday Gala Concert

Medley

by Steven Foster (arr J. Bates) | Saturday Gala Concert

Emerald City Mandolin Quartet – Alan Jacobson (1st mandolin), Andrew Booker (2nd mandolin), Ken Carlson (mandola), David Stenerson (mandocello)

Le Tic-Toc-Choc ou Les Maillotins (The Hammers)

by Francois Couperin (arr S. Goichberg) | Saturday Gala Concert

String Quartet Op 33 N∫6--Movement #1

by Luigi Boccherini | Saturday Gala Concert

String Quartet Op 33 N∫6--Movement #2

by Luigi Boccherini | Saturday Gala Concert

String Quartet Op 33 N∫6--Movement #3

by Luigi Boccherini | Saturday Gala Concert

Spanish Dance N∫ 2 (Orientale)

by Enrique Granados (arr A. Jacobson) | Saturday Gala Concert

Cappricio Arrau

by Francisco T·rrega (arr A. Jacobson) | Saturday Gala Concert

La Oracion Del Torero (The Prayer of the Bullfighter)

by Joaquin Turina | Saturday Gala Concert

Minuette (from "The Petite Suite")

by Claude Debussy (arr S. Goichberg) | Saturday Gala Concert

Don Stiernberg Trio – Don Stiernberg (mandolin), Jon Carlini (guitar), Jamie Martinez (bass)

Just The Way You Look Tonight

by Jerome Kern | Saturday Gala Concert

Someone to Watch Over Me

by George Gershwin (arr J. Carlini) | Saturday Gala Concert

The Man I Love

by George Gershwin (arr J. Carlini) | Saturday Gala Concert

Goin' Down the Track with a Chicken on My Back

by Traditional | Saturday Gala Concert

Poor Wayfarin' Stranger

by Traditional (arr J. Carlini) | Saturday Gala Concert

Happy Birthday (to John Carlini)

by Mildred J. Hill | Saturday Gala Concert

I Don't Want Love

by Dan Hicks | Saturday Gala Concert

I've Got a Crush on You

by Gershwin | Saturday Gala Concert

Mugavero

by John Carlini | Saturday Gala Concert