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Coming Up on February 1, 2017

A Musical Mélange

Location and Parking Information 


Featuring the music of: 

 Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849),  Robert Schumann (1810-1856),  Benjamin R. Hanby (1833-1867), John Jacob Niles (1892-1980), Madeleine Dring (1923-1977)

Performed by:

Maxine Gomes, pianist

Kathryn Govier, pianist

Phylis Noonan, pianist

Charles Palmer, baritone

Mary Parse, pianist

Andrew Ross, guest oboist

Katharine Shields, soprano

Pat Yingst, flutist


With a book report by:  

Gena Tabery,  author

Coming Up on January 18, 2017

A Concert Dedicated to American Women Composers

Karol Badgett
Janet Gardner     
Carly Burdett
Lisa Shirah-Hiers

Location and Parking Info


Performances by

Karol Ann Badgett,  guest pianist

Carlie Burdett, pianist

Martha Cook, soprano

Carla Johnson, soprano

Carolyn McColloch, pianist

John O’Neil, guest bassoonist

Brian Peterson, guest clarinetist

Danelle Sasser, guest flutist

Felipe Valls, guest marimbast

Jessica Valls, guest double bassist




Coming Up for Christmas

Christmas Coffee, Concert, and Singalong


Honoring Associate, Honorary and Distinguished Service Members 

9:30 AM on December 21, 2016

Location and Parking Information 


Featuring Works by 

Ferdinando Carulli, Thomas Woodruff (poet), Darrel Mayers, Robert Schumann, Joseph V. Eichendorff (poet), John Jacob Niles, Johann Daniel Falk, Irving Berlin

and Performances by 

Klaus Bichteler, bass

Jerry Conn, singalong leader

Asako Crystal, pianist

Kathryn Govier, pianist

Darrel Mayers, guest guitarist

Carolyn McColloch, pianist

Tony Morris, guest guitarist

Charles Palmer, baritone

Mary Parse, piano

Thom the World Poet






Coming Up on December 7

A Concert Dedicated to Chamber Music

December 7, 2016  10 AM



Location and Parking Info

Featuring Compositions by:

Amadeus Mozart, Johannes Brahms, Franz Schubert, and AlbertPérilhou

 And Performances by:

Beth Blackerby, guest violinist

Toby Blumenthal-Phillips, pianist

Robert Centeno, pianist

Felicity Coltman, pianist

Daniel Chrisman, guest bassoonist

Terri Freeland, cellist

Barbara George, guest cellist

Brian Grothues, pianist

Rachel May, violinist

Carolyn McColloch, pianist

Leah Nelson, violist

Pat Yingst , flutist








Coming Up on Nov. 16

NFMC Parade of American Music


This meeting is at our usual location

 Location and Parking Info

Featuring the music of 

L. Moreau Gottschalk, Stella Sung, Irving Berlin and Gabriel Grovlez

With performances by 

Jeffrey Blair, guest narrator

Felicty Coltman, pianist

Angelica Lopez, pianist

Maxine Gomes, pianist

Martha MacDonald, clarinetist

Carolyn McColloch, pianist

Betty Mallard, pianist


A tribute  to our American Armed Forces

Madeline McCauley, choral director




Coming Up on November 2


First Unitarian Universalist Church

4700 Grover

10 AM


 Music from Scotland, France, Germanyand Russia

Featuring compositions by

Frederic Chopin, Paul Taffanel, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Robert Schumann, and Alexander Scriabin

And performances by

Austin Scottish Country Dancers, Sarah Harriman, Director

Dr. Stephen Burnaman, guest pianist

Sheryl Goodnight, flutist

Kathryn Govier, pianist

Isabelle Lipovski, pianist

Melanie Richards, pianist


Coming Up on October 19, 2016

     A Concert Dedicated to Sacred Music

First Unitarian Universalist Church,

4700 Grover Avenue

10 AM



Featuring works by 

J. S. Bach, Stephen Vincent and Rosemary Carr Benét(poets),  Cario Castello, Christoph Gluck, GF. Handel


With Performances by

Toby Blumenthal, pianist

Gregory C. Eaton, guest harpsichordist

Marcia Edwards, pianist

Maxine Gomes, pianist

Kathryn Govier, pianist

Marianne Weiss Kim, soprano recorder

Elizabeth Arend Lerner, reader

Carolyn McColloch, pianist

Kay Race, pianist

Gregory Shields, violinist

Katherine Shields, soprano

Gena Tabery, pianist

John Walters, guest cellist




High School Competition Winners 2016

The Wednesday Morning Music Club is proud to announce this year’s winners of the Wilcox, Maurer, Putter, and Rudd awards for outstanding high school performers.   The awards were presented at a luncheon at the Austin Woman’s Club on May 18, 2016.   Mary Parse served as Chair of the Awards Committee.   The judges for this year’s competition were Paula Bird, Darlene Cluff, and Kiyoshi Tamagawa.

Dohyun Kim, BaritoneDohyun Kim

The winner of the Maurer Award, First Place, was Baritone, Dohyun Kim, the son of Jong Seo Kim.  Dohyun is a graduating senior from James Bowie High School.  He plans to attend the University of North Texas in the fall to pursue a major in opera performance.  Dohyun’s teacher is Dr. Minkyung Lee, the Voice/Choir Instructor at Northwest Vista College in San Antonio.  In addition to the Maurer Award, Dohyun  also won the Sally Strawn Rudd Supplemental Award.

Rachel Cernosek, FlutistRachel Cernosek

The Putter Award, Second Place, was awarded to Rachel Cernosek, who plays the flute.  Rachel is the daughter of Gary and Kerri Cernosek.  Rachel is finishing her senior year at Cedar Park High School.  This fall she will enter Texas Christian University to major in music education and flute performance.  Her teacher is Ann Kjerulf Knien.

Jonathan Qi, PianistJonathan Qi

The Wilcox Award (9th through 11th grade students) First Place winner was Jonathan Qi, a student at Westwood High School and son of Song Jin and Zhuo Qi.  His teacher is Dr. Betty Mallard.

Isabelle Hsiao, PianistIsabelle Hsiao

The Second Place winner of the Wilcox Award was Isabelle Hsiao, who also plays the piano and is a fellow student at Westwood High School.  Isabelle is the daughter of Julia Hsiao.  Robert McDonald and Professor Anton Nel are Isabelle’s teachers.


More Information on our Competitions and Awards page



Coming Up – Spring Luncheon


President’s Message from Marcia Edwards

As our club year draws to a close, I wish to thank all the members for the opportunity to serve as your president. It has been a gift to get to know many of you with whom I previously had only a passing acquaintance. Thank you for sharing your musical talents, your time, and your friendship.
The Spring Luncheon date is Wednesday, May 18, 11 AM. By now, you should have received your invitation in the mail. Please RSVP by May 12.   The luncheon is $25, and you may include your dues of $50 for 2016-2017 with your luncheon reservation if you’d like. Our luncheon program will feature this year’s winners of the Wilcox, Maurer, Putter, and Rudd Awards. I hope to see you there!