Category Archives: Meetings

Coming Up on February 21, 2018

A Concert Dedicated to Strings

10 AM   




Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Johannes Brahms (1833-1897), Antonio Vivaldi (1578-1741), and Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)      


Marianne Weiss Kim, soprano,  Pat Yingst, flutist,  Angela Smith, cellist, and Wanda Reynolds,  guest pianist

Mary Parse, pianist

Leah Nelson, guest violist, and Toby Blumenthal-Phillips, pianist

Ruby Jane Smith, mandolinist,  Greg Shields, violinist, and Brian Grothues, pianist

Terri Freeland, cellist, and Robert Centeno, pianist












Coming Up – December 20, 2017

Holiday Coffee


9:30 AM 

 Venue and Parking Info

With Christmas music  provided by Maxine Gomes, piano 9:30-10:00

Followed by performances of music by:

 Robert MacHimsey, J.R. Grosjean, Hugh Martin, Ralph Blane, Franz Schubert, Cesar Franck, and Antonin Dvorak

Performed by:

Charles Palmer, baritone and Kathryn Govier, pianist

Maxine Gomes, pianist

Rachel May, violinist and Robert Centeno, pianist

Joseph Shuffield, guest violinist, Elizabeth Warren, guest violinist, Caiti Coughlan, guest violist, and Hector Moreno, guest cellist

Formal Program will be followed by a Hanukkah Medley Singalong and a Christmas Singalong

Coming Up on November 1, 2017

Parade of American Music

10:00 AM

Venue and Parking Info

Works by

Gian Carlo Menotti, Richard Rodgers, Elias Paul Wrubel, Scott Joplin, Harold Rome, Otto Harbach, BIlly Rose, Edward Eliscu, Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein, John Corigliano, Robert MacGimsey, and Irving Berlin as well as songs honoring our armed forces 

   Performed by

Elise Ragland, soprano,  and Brian Grothues, pianist

 Billly Corbie, violinist, and Gay Bullard, guest pianist

Melanie Richards, pianist

Charles Palmer, baritone, and Kathryn Govier, pianist

Angelica Lopez and Betty Mallard, duo pianists

Russell Gregory, baritone, and Carolyn McColloch, pianist

Russell Gregory, song leader, and Carolyn McColloch, pianist


Coming up on October 18, 2017

A Concert Dedicated to International Music NFMC  

10 AM

Location and Parking Info


Featuring the music of:

Orlande de Lassus, William Byrd, Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, Josquin des Prez, Samuel Zyman, George Frederic Handel, and Robert Schumann


Performed by:

Ensemble VIII, guest choral ensemble directed by Dr. James Morrow

Sheryl Goodnight, flutist and Stephen Burnaman, guest pianist

Toby Blumenthal-Phillips, pianist

Timothy Woolsey, pianist 

Coming Up on March 15

A  Concert called “Anything Goes”

10:00 AM



Location and Parking Info

Works by

Johannes Brahms, Amy Beach,  Sergei Rachmaninoff, Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, David WIlborn, Fritz Kreisler,  and Robert Muczynski


Performed by 

Melanie Richards, pianist

Rachel May, violinist, and Felicity Coltman, pianist

Catherine van Zanten, violinist, and Kay Race, pianist

Carter Cook and Brian Green, guest trombonists

Marcia Edwards and Kathryn Govier, pianists

Martha MacDonald, clarinetist,  Terri Freeland, cellist, and Felicity Coltman, pianist






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




Coming Up in Early May

Concert: “Music…Notes to the Future”

Works by J. S. Bach, Robert Schumann,  CesareBixio/Ennio Neri, Eduardo Da Capua/Giovanni Capurro, Ernesto de Curtis, Alfred Uhl, Carlie Burdett

(except for the first two, these composers were alive during the 20th century)

May 4, 2016  10 AM


Performances by 

Martha Carapetyan, guest violist

Robert Centano, pianist

Terri Freeland, cellist

Kathryn Govier, pianist

Susan Groves, pianist

Martha MacDonald, clarinetist

Betty Mallard, pianist

Rachel May, violinist

Charles Palmer, baritone


NFMC National Music Week is May 1-8