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Coming Up On Oct. 4, 2019

2019 Fall Luncheon

Austin Woman’s Club Building

Friday, October 4, 2019, 11:00 a.m


Ronald Ulen, Baritone; Liz Cass, Armstrong Community Music School Director; and Brenda Ford, TFMC President

Musical Program

Bella siccome un angelo from “Don Pasquale” by Gaetano Donizetti

Widmung by Robert Schumann, Verborgenheit by Hugo Wolf, and Allerseelen by Richard Strauss

Warm as the Autumn Light from “The Ballad of Baby Doe” by Douglas Moore

Poème d’un jour by Gabriel Faure

If Ever I Would Leave You from “Camelot” by Lerner and Loewe

Ride On, King Jesus by Hall Johnson

Ronald Ulen, Guest Baritone and Hyunjin Wang, Guest Pianist

Winners of the 2019 WMMC High School Competition

WMMC is proud of our 2019 finalists

Casey Boyer, violist

Katelyn Rodrigues, mezzo-soprano

Kellen Cao, pianist

Sophia Ayer, violinist

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Winner of first place in the Maurer Contest is violist Casey Boyer, student of Sara Driver.  Casey just graduated from Regents High School, and will study viola performance in the Butler School of Music at U.T. Austin next year.

The recipient of the Putter Award for second place in the Maurer Contest for high school seniors is mezzo-soprano Katelyn Rodrigues, who studies with Liz Cass, winner of a Fielder Grant in 2007.   Katelyn just graduated from Regents High School and will attend Princeton University next year, where she will major in Computer Science, and plans to earn Performance Certificates in Voice and Violin.

Kellen Cao, pianist, is the first place winner in the Wilcox Contest, and also the winner of the Rudd Supplemental Award.   He will enter the 10th grade at Cedar Park High School, and studies with Dr. Susan Groves. 

Sophia Amalia Ayer won second place in the Wilcox Contest for ninth through eleventh graders.   She will be a senior at University of Texas High School, and studies violin with Pasha Sabouri. 

Coming Up on May 15, 2019

Spring Luncheon

Austin Woman’s Club Bldg, 708 San Antonio at 8th

11 AM

Luncheon Performers

Winners of the Wilcox, Maurer, Putter and Rudd Awards for High School Musicians

Sophia Amalia Ayer, violinist, will play “Andante an Allegro” from J.S. Bach’s Violin Sonata No 2 in A Minor

Kellen Cao, pianist, will play La Campanella by Franz Liszt

Katelyn Rodrigues, mezzo soprano, with Keenan Boswell, pianist, will perform pieces to be announced at the luncheon

Casey Boyer, violist, with Sheryl Stack, pianist, will perform the first movement of Cecil Forsyth’s Concerto for Viola in G minor

Coming Up On May 1, 2019

A Concert Celebrating National Music Week

10 AM Triumphant Love Lutheran Church, 9508 Great Hills Trail, Austin, TX 78759


Allegro, Larghetto, and Rondo fromDivertimento No. 226″ by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart performed by the Austin Bella Corda, Guest Guitar Ensemble, Keven Taylor, director

Somewhere from “West Side Story” by Leonard Bernstein performed by Billy Corsbie, tenor, and Gay Bullard, pianist

Valse from “Six Morceaux, Op. 11” by Sergei Rachmaninoff performed by Katheryn Govier and Marcia Edwards, pianists

I Hate Music from “A Song Cycle of Five Kid Songs for Soprano” By Leonard Bernstein performed by Katharine Shields, soprano, and Brian Grothues, pianist

Andante and Scherzo from “Sonata in D Major for Flute and Piano, Op. 94” by Sergei Prokofiev performed by Pat Yingst, flutist, and Brian Grothues, pianist

Allegro non troppo from “Piano Quartet No. 3 in C Minor, Op 60” by Johannes Brahms performed by Rachel May, violinist, Caiti Coughlan, guest violist, Terri Freeland, cellist, and Felicity Coltman, pianist

Coming Up on April 17, 2019

A Concert Dedicated to Opera
10 AM
Triumphant Love Lutheran Church
9508 Great Hills Trail


“L’amerò, sarò costante’ from Il Re Pastoreby W. A. Mozart performed by Katherine Shields, soprano, Gregory Shields, violinist, and Gena Tabery, pianist

“Adele’s Laughing Song” from Die Fledermausby Johann Strauss, Jr. performed by Elise Ragland, soprano, and Maxine Gomes, pianist 

Coming Up on April 3, 2019

10 AM
Triumphant Love Lutheran Church
9508 Great Hills Trail


“When the Saints Go Marching In”, Traditional,
“I Whistle a Happy Tune” by Rodgers and Hammerstein,
“Forgotten Dreams” by Leroy Anderson,
“Up, Up and Away” by Jimmy Webb and
“Thanks for the Memory” by Leo Robin and Ralph Ranger performed by the Silver Strings Orchestra, Catherine van Zanten, director

“Nobody Makes a Pass at Me” from Pins and Needles by Harold Rome performed by Fran Rush, alto, and Greta Gutman, pianist

“I Can Cook Too” from On the Town by Leonard Bernstein performed by Suzy Gallagher, soprano, and Greta Gutman, pianist

“To a Tea” by Linda Mae Dennis performed by Marcia Edwards and Sarah Harriman, speakers

An Irving Berlin’s Love Story:
“When I Lost You”, “What’ll I do”, “Always”, and “Blue Skies” by Irving Berlin performed by Charles Palmer, baritone, and Kathryn Govier, pianist

A Great Stroll Down Memory Lane:
A puppet performance of Frank Sinatra singing “Young at Heart” with an original recording and moving puppets performed by the Small Wonders Puppet Theater, Joan Klasson, guest Artistic Director

Coming Up on March 20, 2019

A Musical Melange
10 AM

Triumphant Love Lutheran Church
9508 Great Hills Trail


For HGC – Echo from Haydn’s Creation by Leonard Bernstein performed by Elizabeth Lerner, speaker

Fantasia #2 in a-minor by Georg Philipp Telemann and Syrinx for Solo Flute by Claude Debussy performed by Sheryl Goodnight, flutist

Several songs (titles TBA) by Elise Ragland, soprano, and Maxine Gomes, pianist

Romance I and Romance II from “Three Romances for Oboe and Piano, Op. 94” by Robert Schumann performed by Pat Yingst, flutist, and Carolyn McColloch, pianist

Grazioso and Andantino-Vivace e leggiero from “Sonata for Clarinet and Piano” by Leonard Bernstein performed by Martha MacDonald, clarinetist, and Felicity Coltman, pianist

Waltz in A-flat Major, op 69, no. 1 and Waltz in E Minor, op. posthumous by Frederic Chopin performed by Isabelle Lipovski, pianist

Coming Up on March 6, 2019

A Concert Dedicated to the Piano
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin
4700 Grover
10 AM


Allegro moderato from Sonata in F-sharp Minor, D. 571 by Franz Schubert  performed by Melanie Richards, pianist

Nocturne, op. 15, no. 3  by Frederic Chopin performed by Janie Keys, pianist

Andante Dolce – Allegro Moderato from Sonata No. 8 in B Flat Major, op. 84 by Sergei Prokofiev performed by Timothy Woolsey, pianist

Lento from Prelude No. 10 in B Minor, op. 32 by Sergei Rachmaninoff  peformed by Brian Grothues, pianist

    Remando (Tango) from Julieta (Valsa) by Ernesto Nazareth  performed by Angelica Lopez, pianist

Selections from Slavonic Dances, op. 72 by Antonin Dvorak performed by Angelica Lopez and Betty Mallard, pianists

Coming Up on Feb. 20, 2019

A Concert Dedicated to Strings
10 AM
Triumphant Love Lutheran Church
9508 Great Hills Trail

New member orientation at 11:30 is cancelled


Grave, Allegro, Vivace, and Allegro from “Sonata da Chiesa, Op 3, no. 1” by Arcangelo Corelli performed by Billy Corsbie, violinist, Evan Nave, guest violinist, and Katie Kerwin,guitarist

Two mazurkas from Opus 63 by Frederic Chopin performed by Mary Parse, pianist

Mitt leidenschaftlichem Ausdruck fromSonata for Violin and Piano No. 1 in A Minor”  by Robert Schumann performed by Rachel May, violinist and Robert Centeno, pianist

Tonight from “West Side Story” by Leonard Bernstein performed by
Carolyn McColloch and Maxine Gomes, pianists

Con moto, Rustico, Vivo, Sostenuto e cantabile, Allegretto ritmico, Allegretto, and Allegro quasi pesante from “Seven Balkan Dancesby Marko Tajcevic performed by Martha MacDonald, clarinetist, Terri Freeland, cellist, and Angelica Lopez, pianist.

Largo and Allegro from “Sonata in B-flat Major, K. 454” by Wolfgang A. Mozart performed by Richard Kilmer, violinist, and Toby Blumenthal-Phillips, pianist

Coming Up on Feb. 6, 2019

A Concert Dedicated to
Sacred Music
10 AM
Westlake Hills Presbyterian Church
7127 Bee Cave Road


Chorale Preludes, Ich ruf’ zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ and Nun komm der Heiden Heiland by J. S. Bach. Each prelude will be performed on the piano by Kathryn Govier (playing an arrangement by F. Busoni) and on the organ by Gregory Eaton

Suite No 1 (“Solemn Procession”, “Lulllaby,” and “Trumpet Tunes”) by Calvin Hampton performed by Gregory Eaton, organist

“He’s Got the Whole World in His Hand” arranged by M. Bonds, “Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child” arranged by C. Donkin, and “A Simple Song” from Mass by Leonard Bernstein performed by Elise Ragland, soprano, and Maxine Gomes, pianist

Four Spiritual Preludes (“Go Down, Moses”, “Were you There?”, and “Deep River”) by David Hurd performed by Gena Tabery, organist

Chorale No. 2 in B minor by Cesar Franck performed by Paul Keith, guest organist