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Coming Up on January 24, 2018


A Concert Dedicated to American Women Composers

This event, originally scheduled for January 17, was rescheduled  because of icy weather 

10:00 AM

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Our Program
Angela Smith, author – Clips from a documentary based on her book: Chicks with Sticks 
Carlie Burdett, composer  – Three Short Songs performed by Carla Johnson, soprano and Carlie Burdett, pianist  and Poems by Robert Frost performed by Russell Gregory, bass-baritone and Carolyn McColloch, pianist
Kathryn Mishell, composer – Five Preludes performed by Nan Hampton, pianist
Marta Keen, composer – Homeward Bound performed by Elise Ragland, soprano and Brian Grothues, pianist
Melanie Richards, composer – Song Cycle: Three Songs of Spirit on Poems of Anne Morrow Lindbergh performed by Kellie Bledsoe, guest soprano and Melanie Richards, pianist
Gwyneth Walker, composer – Salem Reel performed by Martha MacDonald, clarinetist, Terri Freeland, cellist, and Felicity Coltman, pianist

Coming Up On December 6

A Concert of December Delights

10:00 AM

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Music of

Jacques Horteterre, Jacob van Eyck, Ludwig van Beethoven, Fritz Kriesler, Manuel M. Ponce, Ignacio Cervantes, and Johannes Brahms

 

Performed by

Marianne Weiss Kim, soprano and alto recorder

Melanie Richards, pianist

Billy Corsbie, violinist and Gay Bullard, guest pianist

Carolyn McColloch, pianist

Kathryn Govier, pianist

Daniel Chrisman, guest bassoonist and Brian Grothues, pianist 

Coming Up on November 15

A Concert of Chamber Music

10 AM

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Music by

Johannes Brahms, Benjamin Godard, Claude Debussy,  Robert Schumann and Joseph von Eichendorff, and Paul Juon

Performed by

Katharine Shields, soprano,   Gena Tabery, Soprano, and Mary Parse, pianist

Pat Yingst, flutist, and Carolyn McColloch, pianist

Angelica Lopez and Betty Mallard, pianists

Klaus Beachteter, bass, and Mary Parse, pianist

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

 

Coming Up on May 3, 2017

“On the Lighter Side”

A Pops Concert

10 AM

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Featuring Performances by: 

Kokichi Akasaka, guest guitarist

Ruby Jane Smith, guest violinist, and Gregory Shields, violinist

Suzy Gallagher, alto, Kit Thompson, tenor, and Greta Gutman, pianist

Jerry Conn, guest tenor, and Walter Tibbitts, guest pianist

Russell Gregory, baritone, Peggy Brunner, mezzo-soprano, and Carolyn McColloch, pianist

 

Coming Up on April 5

Poetry and Music

A concert featuring the poetry of

Juan Liiv (1864-1913), Bruce Johnson (b. 1942), and Maya Angelou (1928-2014)

and the music of

Kevin Taylor (b. 1949), Franz Liszt (1811-1886), Bedrich Smetana (1824-1884), and John La Montaine(1920-2013)

Smetana
Liszt
Angelou
Taylor
Liiv
La Montaine

 

performed by

Beth Moreno,  Carol Brannon, Marcia Edwards, Bill Yick, readers

Austin Bella Corda, Kevin Taylor director, guest guitar ensemble

Grace Huang, pianist

Janie Keys, pianist

Angelica Lopez, pianist, and Betty Mallard, pianist

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Performances

 

 

Coming Up on February 15

NFMC Crusade for Strings Concert

10:00 AM  

 

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Featuring performances by:

The Silver Stings Orchestra, Katherine van Zanten director
BIlly Corsbie, violinist, and Katie Kerwin, guitarist
Judy Trejo, violist, and Janet Laughlin, guest pianist
Terri Freeland, cellist, and Robert Centeno, pianist
Gregory Shields, violinist, Ruby jane Smith,  guest violinist, and Betty Mallard, pianist

 

Coming Up on February 1, 2017

A Musical Mélange

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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