Serafin Summer Music | June 20-30, 2019
presented at The Music School of Delaware
in partnership with The University of Delaware Department of Music
sponsored by William J. Stegeman, Ph.D.
Click here for a printable flyer about this festival

Kate Ransom, artistic director
Augustine Mercante, festival manager

8 scintillating performances – 18 accomplished artists

All festival performances will be held at
The Music School of Delaware, Wilmington Branch, 4101 North Washington Street, Wilmington, DE.

Tickets: $20 single | $70 4-pack and $135 season (all 8 performances).
Purchase tickets by visiting or calling (302) 762-1132.

Festival Artists:

  • Amos Fayette, violin
  • Hal Grossman, violin
  • Kate Ransom, violin
  • Benjamin Shute, violin
  • Lisa Vaupel, violin
  • Amadi Azikiwe, viola
  • Luke Fleming, viola
  • Mary Harris, viola
  • Charae Krueger, cello
  • Lawrence Stomberg, cello
  • Guang Wang, cello
  • Miles Brown, bass
  • Augustine Mercante, countertenor
  • Eileen Grycky, flute
  • Christopher Nichols, clarinet
  • Victor Asuncion, piano
  • Jennifer Nicole Campbell, piano
  • Read Gainsford, piano

Serafin Summer Music Festival Schedule

Week I June 20-23, 2019:

Thursday, June 20 at 7:00 p.m. - BOHEMIAN GEMS
Dvořák “Sonatina” for violin and piano
Smetana “Two Pieces From My Native Land” for violin and piano
Dvořák “Terzetto” for two violins and viola
Smetana String Quartet No. 1 in E Minor “From MY Life”

Friday, June 21 at 7:00 p.m. - IT’S CLASSIC!
Michael Haydn Duo for violin and viola
Beethoven Piano Trio Op. 1, No.1
Schubert song set for countertenor, piano
Schubert “Trout” Quintet for violin, viola, cello, bass, piano

Saturday, June 22 at 5:00 p,m. - FRIENDS and MENTORS
Brahms Sonata in A Major for violin and piano
Schumann “Fairy Tales” for clarinet, viola and piano
Niels Gade Sonata in D Major for violin and piano
Dohnanyi Piano Quintet No.1 in C Minor

Sunday, June 23 at 4:00 p.m. - OUT OF BAVARIA
Mozart D Major Quartet for flute, violin, viola, cello
Reger Sonata in G Minor for solo viola
Schumann “Fantasy Pieces” Op. 73 for cello and piano
Brahms Piano Quartet in G Minor for violin, viola, cello, piano


Week II June 27-30, 2019:

Thursday, June 27 at at 7:00 p.m. - FRENCH FORAY
Leclair Duo for two violins
French Song Set
Faure Piano Quartet in C Minor

Friday, June 28 at 7:00 p.m. - THE THREE B’s
Bach G Minor Sonata for solo violin
Beethoven String Quartet in C Minor, Op. 18, No.4
Brahms Piano Trio in C Major, Op. 87

Saturday, June 29 at 5:00 p.m. - RUSSIAN ROMP
Khachaturian Trio for clarinet, violin, piano
Arensky Trio in D Minor, Op. 32 for violin, cello, piano
Borodin Piano Quintet in C Minor

Sunday, June 30 at 4:00 p.m. - FINALE FIREWORKS
Brahms Sextet in Bb Major, Op. 18 for two violins, two violas, two cellos
Tchaikovsky “Souvenir de Florence” for two violins, two violas, two cellos

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