Category: Club News

In Memoriam: Suzanne de Clercq, Past President of the Naples Music Club

Suzanne de Clercq, Past-President of the Naples Music Club (1994-1997), passed on April 12th, 2018. She was born in Westminster, MD, to parents Alfred and Ethel De Long. She graduated from Wheaton College with majors in music and French. Suzanne had a dynamic musical career as a vocalist and floutist. She declined an offer from…

2018 Scholarship Winners’ Recital – a jaw-dropping wow !

The 2018 Scholarship Winners’ Recital was an astounding success (see photos here). Over $50,000 in scholarships was awarded to almost 70 musician students. The 1st place winners performed in front of an audience of more than 200 proud parents, teachers, family, and friends. In addition, the winner of the $3000 Hammes Musician Scholar Award (formerly…

MusicScores! is Featured in the Naples Daily News

  The Naples Music Club continues to be recognized as providing great education services to our community, regardless of ability to pay. Read about our outreach program, MusicScores!, in this online link to the Naples Daily News featured article.  And support us at our upcoming events: February 17 Members’ Recital, open to the public at no…

Members’ Recital November 18, 2017 – Magical!

The opening Program of the 2017-2018 Season of the Naples Music Club was a winner. With an audience of about 100 along with ten top performances by members of the Club, there was magic in the air. The theme- “A Musical Carnival” – brought out a wide range of music from the classics to the contemporary…

47th Annual Scholarship Winners’ Recital on April 22, 2017, was Superb!

    The winners of the 2017 Scholarship Competition presented their best performances in front of over 100 audience members. (View program here.) Over $42,000 in scholarship awards was presented. In addition, Turiel Award judges evaluated four 12th grade musician applicants and selected only one based on not only musical prowess, but grade point average,…

Member Margot Prendergast – In Memoriam

We are sorry to inform our members that Margot Prendergast, member and supporter of the Naples Music Club passed away peacefully last Sunday, April 16, at the Glenview, where she resided, surrounded by  her family. Margot was a member of the Legato performing group; a talented  pianist with a wide repertoire, she recently enjoyed playing…