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)

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)

Tears in the Eyes of Fishes

by Hector Villa-Lobos | 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

Montana Mandolin Ensemble – Dennis White conducting

O'Carolan's Frolic

by Turlough O'Carolan | Wednesday Evening Concert

Jig Medley: Far East & Petunia's Jig

by Dennis White | Wednesday Evening Concert

Dance of the Sandhill Cranes

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

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

Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me

by Mose Allison | 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

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

Mandomonium

Spiletto detto e condo Orlando

by Resphighi (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

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

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