Category Archives: Meetings

Chamber Music and Friends, March 6, 2024

Program

Program Leader: Janie Keys

Song Leader: Deborah Hammons Accompanist: Gena Tabery

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Avec douceur  and  Gai Largo from Concerto for Two Violas by Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1712)

Performed by Ruby Jane Smith and Gregory Shields, violists, and Gena Tabery, pianist

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Declaration​​​​​​​​​​​,  September Nocturne, ​​​​​​​​​​​and Danse from Sonata for Flute and Piano*​​​​​​  by  Neil Flory (1970- )              

Performed by Sheryl Goodnight, flutist, and Stephen Burnaman, guest pianist

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Wir Wandelten, Op.96, No. 2

Vergebliches Ständchen, Op. 84, No.4        

Treue Liebe dauert lange, Op.33, No.15

By Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) 

 Performed by Katharine Shields, soprano, and Andrei Zimbalist, guest pianist

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Allegretto quasi Minuetto​​​​​​​​​ and Allegro from Sonata in e minor, Op. 38, No.1​​​​  by Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) 

Performed by Terri Freeland, cellist, and Brian Grothues, pianist

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*commissioned in 2019 by Sheryl Goodnight, honoring the 21 years that she and Stephen Burnaman have collaborated.

All That Jazz, April 3, 2024

Program

Program Leader: Katharine Shields  Song Leader: Elise Ragland. Accompanist: Marcia Edwards

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Two Piano Rags  ​​​​​by Scott Joplin (1868-1917) arr. by Denis Agay 

Gladiolus Rag​​​​​​​​​​​                  Scott Joplin’s New Rag

Performed by Kathryn Govier and Marcia Edwards, duo pianists

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Heartaches by the Number​​​​  and  One Fork Man by Harlan Howard (1927-2022)

Fiddle Contest, three tunes in contest style​​​​  – Traditional

Performed by Ruby Jane Smith and Gregory Shields, vocals, violin, and guitar

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Tango Etudes Nos. 3 and 5, for solo flute (or violin)  by  Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)

Performed by Pat Yingst, flutist

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Two Movie Duets                                                                                                                

     I Remember It Well, from Gigi ​ by  Frederick Loewe (1901-1988)                                People Will Say We’re in Love, from Oklahoma  by  Richards Rodgers (1902-1979)

Performed by Elise Ragland, soprano, Charles Palmer, tenor, and Kathryn Govier, pianist

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Piano and Friends, February 7, 2024

Program

Program Leader: Pat Yingst Song Leader: Carol Brannon. Accompanist: Melanie Richards

Song: “Tis the Gift to be Simple”

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Scenes from Childhood, Op. 15  by Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

Nos. 1-8, 13:  Of Foreign Lands and People; A Curious Story; Blind-Man’s Bluff; Pleading Child;  Happy Enough; An Important Event; Dreaming; At the Fireside; The Poet Speaks   

Performed by Felicity Coltman, pianist

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Allegro non troppo  from Sonata in e minor, Op. 38, No.1​​​​  by  Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)  

Performed by Terri Freeland, cellist and Brian Grothues, pianist

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Vier Klavierstücke, Op. 119 by  Johannes Brahms  (1833-1897)

Nos. 1,2,3,4: Intermezzo in b minor​​​​​​​​​​;  Intermezzo in e minor​​​​​​​​​​;              Intermezzo in C major​​​​​​​​​​;    Rhapsodie in E♭ major​​​​​​​​                   ​​​​​​​​​           

Performed by Tim Woolsey, pianist

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Song and Melody, January 17, 2024

Program

Program Leader: Suzy Gallagher Song Leader: Katharine Shields Accompanist: Brian Grothues

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Four Lieder from Shakespeare, Op.31 by Erich W. Korngold (1897-1957)

“As You Like It:” Desdemona’s Song , Under the Greenwood Tree, Blow, Blow Thou Winter Wind, When the Birds Do Sing

Performed by Elise Ragland, soprano, and Angelica Lopez, pianist

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Etude, Op.15, No.9 by Sergei Bortkiewicz (1877-1952) 

Rondes des Fantomes (the Ghost’s Dance) from 12 Etudes d’Execution Transcendante Op.11 by Sergey Lyapunov (1859-1924)       

Performed by Grace Huang, pianist

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Sonata in A major for Flute and Piano (original, violin) by Cesar Franck (1822-1890)               

Performed by Sheryl Goodnight, flutist, and Stephen Burnaman, guest pianist

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Nocturne in E major, Op. 62, No.2​​​ by Frederic Chopin (1810-1849)

Performed by Melanie Richards, pianist

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Three Lieder:

  Heidenröslein, D.257         

  Frühlingsglaube, D.686            

  Die Forelle, D.550

By Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

Performed by Deborah Scott Hammons, voice, and Brian Grothues, pianist

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Holiday Celebration, December 6, 2023

Program

Program Leader: Elise Ragland Song Leader: Charles Palmer Accompanist: Angelica Lopez

Song : TBD

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Adagio and Allegro from Sonata No.3 in E major for Violin and Piano  by J.S. Bach (1685-1750)                    

Performed by Kay Mueller, violinist, and Angelica Lopez, pianist

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Knecht Ruprecht, Op.68, No.12 (piano, 4 hands) by  Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

Performed by Marcia Edwards and Kathryn Govier, pianists

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Fairy Lullaby, Op.37, No.3 by  Amy Beach (1867-1944)      

The Gartan Mother’s Lullaby (County Donegal, Ireland by Seosamh MacCathmhaoil (1879-1944) 

Cradle Song attributed to W.A. Mozart  (1756-1791)

Stay Awake by Richard Sherman (b.1928) and Robert Sherman (1925-2012)

Performed by Elise Ragland, soprano, and Angelica Lopez, pianist

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Gesu Bambino by Pietro Yon (1886-1943)

Mille Cherubini in Coro by Franz Schubert (1797-1828) arranged by Aloise Melichar

White Christmas (from the movie, Holiday Inn, 1942) by  Irving Berlin (1888-1989)

Performed by Charles Palmer, tenor, and Kathryn Govier, pianist

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Carol Sing-along

Performed by everyone

Opening, November 1, 2023

Program

Program Leader: George Edwards Song Leader: Katharine Shields. Accompanist: Brian Grothues

Song: America (My Country ‘Tis of Thee)

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Je dis que rien ne m’épouvante, from Carmen by Georges Bizet (1838-1875)

Performed by Katharine Shields, soprano, and Andrei Zimbalist , guest pianist

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Career updates and performance from former club award winners                      Carrie Rodriguez and Warren Hood

Z written by Carrie Rodriguez (b 1978) and Susan Gibson

Performed by Carrie Rodriquez, Luke Jacobs and Warren Hood, guest performers

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Three by Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)

Prelude in f# minor, Op.23, No.1

Prelude in A major, Op.32, No.8                    

Etude-Tableau in D major, Op.39, No.9 

Performed by Tim Woolsey, pianist

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Piano, February 15, 2023

Program

Program Leader:  Pat Yingst Song Leader:  Elise Ragland Accompanist:  Melanie Richards

Together We Sing: I’m Always Chasing Rainbows, p. 58

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 Italien by Fannie Mendelssohn Hensel (1805-1847)

Cool and Silent is the Lake by  Gladys Davenport (1895-1961)   

Performed by Elise Ragland, soprano, and Angelica Lopez, pianist

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Impromptu in B-flat major, op.142, no.3  by  Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

Novelette no.3 in E minor by Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)

Performed by Felicity Coltman, pianist

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Deh vieni,non trader from Le Nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  (1756-1791)


O Mio Bambino by Giacometti Puccini (1858-1924)


Performed by Deborah Scott Hammons, soprano, and Carolyn McColloch, pianist

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Music by Claude Debussy (1862 – 1918):

General Lavine – Eccentric, Bruyeres, and Les Fees Sont d’Exquises Danseuses from Preludes, Book 2    

Cloches à travers les feuilles and Poissons d’or from Images, Book 2

L’Isle Joyeuse

Performed by Tim Woolsey, pianist

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Strings and Piano, January 18, 2023

Program

Program Leader:  George Edwards Song Leader:  Suzy Gallagher Accompanist:  Brian Grothues

Together We Sing: Shenandoah, p. 14

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Winter:  II. Largo, III. Allegro from Concerto in F minor, RV 297  by Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) 

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Performed by Ruby Smith, violinist, and Gregory Shields, pianist

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Allegro molto and Rondo from Sonata in D major, Op.6 for one piano, four hands  by  Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) 

Performed by Kathryn Govier and Marcia Edwards, pianists

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Vivace ma non troppo from Sonata in G major for violin and piano, Op.78 by Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) 

Performed by Kay Mueller, violinist , and Angelica Lopez, pianist

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Scherzo No.2, op.31 by Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)

Performed by Grace Huang, pianist

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I.  Allegro agitato from Sonata in A minor, Op.36 for cello and piano  by   Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) 

Performed by Terri Freeland, cellist, and Brian Grothues, pianist

Holiday Coffee, December 7, 2022

Program

Program Leader: Gena Tabery Song Leader: Charles Palmer Accompanist: Kathryn Govier

Together We Sing: I Heard the Bells, p. 48

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  II. Andante and III. Allegro from Sonata No. 2 in D major for Viola da Gamba, BWV 1028 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) 

      Performed by Terri Freeland, cellist and Melanie Richards, pianist

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Holiday Songs

A Slumber Song of the Madonna by Michael Dewar Head (1900-1976)

In The Bleak Midwinter by Sherri Porterfield (1995), words by Christian Rossetti (1830 -1894)

Still a Bach Christmas:  Still, Still, Still and Air from Orchestral Suite in D by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Pine Cones and Holly Berries and It’s Beginning To Look a Lot Like Christmas by  Meredith Wilson (1902-1984)

Performed by Elise Ragland, soprano, Charles Palmer, baritone, Pat Yingst, flutist, and Maxine Gomes, guest pianist

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Nocturne et Allegro Scherzando by Phillipe Gaubert (1879-1941)

Performed by Pat Yingst, flutist and Brian Grothues, pianist

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O, Holy Night by Adolph Adam (1803-1856)

Performed by Katharine Shields, soprano and Mary Parse, pianist

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My Christmas Song for You (1944) by Hoagy Carmichael (1899-1982) with lyrics by Furniss Peterson ((1890-1956)

The Christmas Song (1945) by Mel Torme (1925-1999) with lyrics by Robert Wells ((1922-1998)

White Christmas (1942) by Irving Berlin (1888-1989)

Performed by Charles Palmer, baritone and Kathryn Govier, pianist

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SING-A-LONGS, Hanukkah and Christmas Carols