Our September meeting took place at Jeannette Boucher’s and as always we had a wonderful time.
Cindy Quehl represented the wind instruments with her beautiful flute playing, accompanied on the piano by Norma Farmilo. Stuart Warshauer, violin, and Eddie Brennan, viola, represented the strings.
The piano duets also dominated the scene this time with Joan Tischler and Clare Burden, Clare Burden and Maurizio Nisita, Maurizio Nisita and Rumy Wildner.
Solo pieces were presented by pianists Marilyn Scott, Marilyn Stanhope, Bob Peller and Florence Levin. It was wonderful to have Florence to come to one of our meetings again. She goes way back in NMC history.
Linda Medsker, a new member, gave us a mini workshop session “Fun Pedagogy for the Piano” which she has taught to people who have been away from the piano for a long time.
Marilyn Scott introduced us to piano pieces written by Richard Strauss who is best known for his tone poems, operas and songs. So I learned something new.
The meeting ended with Errol Garner’s “Misty” played on the violin by Stuart Warshauer and Marilyn Scott’s wonderful on the spot piano accompaniment rendition. What a great ending.
Janet New and Laura Nisita were enthusiastic listeners.
(Submitted by Rumy Wildner)
|Performer||Instrument Piece Played Composer|
|Cindy Quehl||Flute||Beautiful Savior||Tradional Hymn based on a Sicilian Folk Song|
|Norma Farmilo||Piano||Sing Praise to God||Bohemian Brethren’s Kirchengesaenge 1566|
|Joan Tischler||Piano||La Cinquataine||Gabriel-Marie|
|Clare Burden||Duet||(The Golden Wedding Waltz)|
|Edward Brennan||Viola||Cornelia: Priva son d’ogni||Handel|
|Clare Burden||Piano||comforto e pur spem|
|Marilyn Scott||Piano||Piano Pieces, Op.3, #1 Andante||Richard Strauss|
|Linda Medsker||Piano||A Fun Pedagogy Workshop for|
|the Piano such as chord progession|
|and playing by ear|
|Marilyn Stanhope||Piano||Song Without Words:||Mendelssohn|
|Clare Burden||Piano||12 Morceaux, Op.48||Reinhold Gliere|
|Maurizio Nisita||Duet||Chanson bergere & Valse|
|Maurizio Nisita||Piano||Characteristic March, Opus 121||Schubert|
|Rumy Wildner||Duet||D. 886, No. 2|
|Bob Peller||Piano||Lyrical Pieces: To Spring||Grieg|
|Florence Levin||Piano||French Suite: Gavotte||J.S. Bach|
|Stuart Warshauer||violin||Misty||Erroll Garner|