American Folk, Women Composers, January 19,2022

Founders Day, NFMC 

Dedicated to American Folk, Women Composers 

First Unitarian Universalist Church , 4700 Grover Avenue 

January 19, 2021

Program and Collect Leader: Debbie Cavin 

Together We Sing: Blue Tail Fly  led by Elise Ragland with Kathryn Govier, piano


Shenandoah arr. Jay Althouse, All Through the Night arr. Ruth Elaine Schram  performed by Carol Dewar, soprano and Marcia Edwards, piano 

Ruby’s Waltz by Ruby Jane Smith (b. 1994) Fiddle Crossing by Ruby Jane Smith performed by Ruby Jane Smith, violin and Greg Shields, violin

Festive piece on “Simple Gifts” Traditional   arr. by Joseph M. Martin  Performed by Marcia Edwards and Kathryn Govier, piano duet 

Prairie Songs for Soprano and Piano on Poems of Carl Sandburg  and Willa Cather by Gwyneth Walker(b. 1947): No, 2 “Going Home” and No. 8 “Prairie Reprise” performed by Elise Ragland, soprano and Maxine Gomes, piano (guest)