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Santiago Ramones
Graduate Composition Performance
Thursday, April 11th, 2019
UCO Jazz Lab

Machinations I - Basics
Fixed Media
Visuals by J.R. Edwards

Machinations II - Mind Machine
Fixed Media

Machinations III - Get It
Santiago Ramones, Electronics and Voice

Machinations IV - Prayer
Soprano: Amy Coplen, Hannah Staudt
Alto: Savannah Gordon
Tenor: Breck McGough
Baritone: Gabriel Van Ness
Bass: Troy Anthony Small
Electronics: Santiago Ramones
Translated into Latin by Matthew H. Mitchell

Machinations V - War Machine
Tenor: Breck McGough
Piano: Gabriel Van Ness

Machinations VI - Simulation
Juliann Brimmacombe, Amy Coplen, Kassie Dixon, Alexis Eckholt, Kailey Gordon, Savannah Gordon, Stephanie Reese, Ireland Robbins, Jessica Roberts, Jordan Russell, Hannah Staudt, Eli Tostado

Machinations VII - New Love
Soprano - “Kali”: Tookah Cotlow Sapper
Piano: Gabriel Van Ness


Trumpets: Garrett Riff, Maddy Flebbe
French Horn: Colton Privette
Trombone: Tyler Gitthens
Tuba: Will Pope

False Memories
Gabriel Van Ness, Piano

Always a Lighthouse
The Arsonist

Voice: Sephra Scheuber
Trumpets: Nate Howard, Kenneth Cameron Hadley, Tyler Poyser, Maddy Flebbe
Trombones: Tyler Gitthens, David Ballard, Jeannie Murphy, Timothy Privrat
Alto Saxophones: Vincent Norman, Macy Ball
Tenor Saxophones: Logan From, Jacob Marrow
Baritone Saxophone: Josh Phelps
Guitar: Aren Thompson
Piano: Andrew Dolman
Bass Guitar: Nick Fedder
Drums: Blake Handy

Santiago Ramones (b. 1995) is a graduate composition student studying with Dr. Samuel Magrill and Dr. L. Keith White. This recital is given in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Master of Music degree. All music and lyrics by Santiago Ramones, but also in collaboration with and made real by the stellar musicians of each ensemble.