Carsen Codel, senior minor recital, piano



Arabesque, No.1 in E Major, L.66 (1888-1891) by Claude Debussy (1862-1918)

Sonatine 1905 by Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
     I. Modéré
     II. Mouvement de Menuet

Trois Novelettes, No. 1 in C Major, FP 47 (1927) by Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)

Sonata No. 8 in C Minor – Pathétique, Op. 13 (1799) Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
     I. Grave – Allegro di molto e con brio
     II. Adagio cantabile
     III. Rondo: Allegro


Tenderly by Walter Gross (1909-1967) – 1946
Elm by Richard Beirach (b. 1947) – 1979
Nardis by Miles Davis (1926-1991) – 1958
Fotografia/Secret of the Andes by Antonio Carlos Jobim (1927-1994) – 1959 Andy LaVerne (b. 1947) – 1997
Stella by Starlight by Victor Young (1899-1956) – 1944

Vincent Varvel, guitar
Steve Davis, drums
Gabe Hamburg, Class of 2024, bass

Biography:Carsen Codel is a Political Science major in the College of Arts & Sciences with minors in Legal Studies and Jazz Studies and Performance. He has played classical piano for 14 years, jazz piano since 8th grade, and jazz guitar since his sophomore year at WashU. During his time at WashU, Carsen has served as the President and Treasurer of the Run Club and also has worked in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions as a tour guide. He has continued his passion for music throughout his four years by being a DJ at KWUR 90.3 FM, playing shows around St. Louis with friends, and releasing a full length LP. After college, Carsen plans on taking a gap year in West Des Moines with his family and then attending law school. He hopes to keep up his music practice, performance, and production for many years to come and is very excited to share his senior recital to celebrate the fulfilling musical experience he has had at WashU!