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Music by Members - Nov 2, 2017

Member Program featuring Stacy Cahoon, Gene Chen, John Church, Carrie Hammond, Lisa Kugelman.

This program spans four centuries of music, from Elizabethan Songs to string chamber music written in the 20th century. John Church, baritone, has assembled a collection of true Elizabethan songs as well as Roger Quilter’s modern interpretations. He will be accompanied by Elizabeth Carabillo, piano. The A Minor Tchaikovsky Piano Trio, first movement, will be performed by Lisa Kugelman, violin, Fran Bard, cello, and Stacy Cahoon, piano.

Date: 
Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 10:00am
Admission: 
$5.00
Type: 
Music by Members
Location: 
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2080 Boulevard, West Hartford, CT
Chair: 
Stacy Cahoon

Michelle Fiertek, Spanish Songs - Nov 9, 2017

Musical Exploration featuring Michelle Fiertek in Spanish Songs.

Michelle Murray Fiertek, soprano, will present a program of songs by 19th and 20th century Spanish composers, accompanied by Daniel Hartington, guitar, and Stephen Scarlato, piano. Composers include Joaquin Rodrigo, Fernando Sor, Federico Garcia Lorca, Rodolfo Halffter, Frederic Mompou and Antón García Abril.

Watch a recently posted music video of Michelle Murray Fiertek and Daniel Hartington performing Nana de Sevilla by Federico García Lorca.

Michelle Murray Fiertek

Michelle Murray Fiertek, soprano

Soprano Michelle Murray (Fiertek) brings heat and soul…singers

Date: 
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 10:00am
Admission: 
$5.00
Type: 
Musical Exploration
Location: 
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2080 Boulevard, West Hartford, CT
Chair: 
David Schonfeld

Music by Members - Nov 30, 2017

Member Program featuring Audree Raffay, David Kennedy, Scott Lamlein, Maryjane Peluso, Benita Rose, and Anhared Stowe.

This program of mainly pieces written in a romantic vein begins with a group of well loved Legends and Slavonic Dances for four hands at one piano, by Antonin Dvorak. The piano team of Maryjane Peluso and Allison Platt will play Legends, Op. 5, No. 1 in D minor and Op. 59, No. 3, in G minor, and Slavonic Dances, Op. 72, No. 2, in E minor and Op. 46, No. 1, in C major.

The organist, Scott Lamlein, at St.

Date: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 10:00am
Admission: 
$5.00
Type: 
Music by Members
Location: 
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2080 Boulevard, West Hartford, CT
Chair: 
Audree Raffay

Music by Members - Dec 14, 2017

Member Program featuring Susanne Shrader, Carolyn Bernstein, Michelle Duffy, Bridget Gilchrist, and Adrienne Milics.

PROGRAM

A Selection of Christmas Carols

Silent Night        Franz Xaver Gruber (1787-1863)
                        Joseph Mohr (1792-1848), lyrics; arr. by Ernie & Becky Brock

Angels' Medley        Traditional; arr. by Ernie & Becky Brock

Romance, Op. 37        Camille Saint-Saëns (1835–1921)

 
Bridget Gilchrist, flute
Linda MacGougan, piano

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Trio for Flute, Clarinet (or Viola) and Harp (or Piano)    Elizabeth Poston (1905-1987)
    Movement 2 (Molto moderato)
    Movement 4 (Vivace

Date: 
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 10:00am
Admission: 
$5.00
Type: 
Music by Members
Location: 
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2080 Boulevard, West Hartford, CT
Chair: 
Susanne Shrader

Music by Members - Jan 11, 2018

Member Program featuring Deborah Robin, Sylvia Goldstein, Walter Mayo, Karen Robinson, and Lean Cheng Tan.

Date: 
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 10:00am
Admission: 
$5.00
Type: 
Music by Members
Location: 
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2080 Boulevard, West Hartford, CT
Chair: 
Deborah Robin

Classical Competition Winners Concert - Jan 21, 2018

Performance by the Winners of the 42nd High School Competions in Piano, Strings, Voice, and Winds.

Bridget Gilchrist, Coordinator and Winds Chair; David Garrido-Cid, Piano Chair; Linda MacGougan, Strings Chair; Carolyn Bernstein, Voice Chair.

Admission free.

Date: 
Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 2:00pm
Admission: 
$0.00
Type: 
High School Competition Winners Performance
Location: 
Universalist Church, 433 Fern St, West Hartford, CT
Chair: 
Bridget Gilchrist

Music by Members - Jan 25, 2018

Member Program featuring Laura Cook, Tony Gibbs, Sudie Marcuse, Ami Montstream, and Carolyn Woodard.

Date: 
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 10:00am
Admission: 
$5.00
Type: 
Music by Members
Location: 
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2080 Boulevard, West Hartford, CT
Chair: 
Laura Cook

Jazz Competition Winners Concert - Jan 28, 2018

Performance by the Winners of the Jazz Soloist Competition.

Bridget Gilchrist, Jazz Chair.

Admission free.

Date: 
Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 3:30pm
Admission: 
$0.00
Type: 
High School Competition Winners Performance
Location: 
Universalist Church, 433 Fern St, West Hartford, CT
Chair: 
Bridget Gilchrist

Mid-Year Meeting - Feb 1, 2018

Greet your friends, come ready for discussion and refreshments.

Date: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 10:00am
Admission: 
$0.00
Type: 
Member Meeting
Location: 
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2080 Boulevard, West Hartford, CT

Emlyn Ngai, Historical Violins - Feb 15, 2018

Musical Exploration featuring Emlyn Ngai, historical violins.

Emlyn Ngai, Artist Teacher at Hartt in violin and performance practice. He will present a program about the evolution of the violin, the bow, playing technique, and the ways that composers have written for the instrument over the centuries.

Concertmaster of the Philadelphia Baroque Orchestra Tempesta di Mare, Emlyn enjoys a diverse life as both a modern and historical violinist. He holds degrees from McGill University, Oberlin College Conservatory, and the Hartt School.

Date: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 10:00am
Admission: 
$5.00
Type: 
Musical Exploration
Location: 
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2080 Boulevard, West Hartford, CT

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