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8th Annual 9/11 CONCERT FOR REMEMBRANCE Nyack, NY 9/13

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 24, 2009 7:33 pm    Post subject: 8th Annual 9/11 CONCERT FOR REMEMBRANCE Nyack, NY 9/13
From Sun Sep 13, 2009 8:00 pm to Sun Sep 13, 2009 11:00 pm (included)
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Since 2002 , I have been organizing Concert for Remembrance, 9/11 with friends who are professional musicians, many of them members of the major orchestras of the greater New York/New Jersey metropolitan area. 9/11 family members have attended over the years and found the concert very beautiful and healing. We warmly welcome anyone who would like to attend.
Free Admission. No reservations needed.

8th Annual Concert for Remembrance, 9/11
Sunday, September 13, 5 pm
Grace Episcopal Church
130 First Avenue
Nyack, NY 10960
Grace Episcopal Church
130 First Avenue
Nyack, NY

September 13, 2009

Edward Simons
Conductor and Music Director

Grace Episcopal Church
130 First Avenue
Nyack, NY

September 13, 2009

Drei Stucke
Allemande Sarabande Cebell
Henry Purcell ( 1658-1695 )

Concerto for Violin in A-minor, Andante
Johann Sebastian Bach ( 1685-1750 )
Marti Sweet, violin Robert Barrows, cembalo

Le Cygne (The Swan)
Camille Saint-Saens ( 1835-1921 )
Barbara Allen, harp Jerry Grossman, cello

Concerto in h-moll, op.15, no.4
Adagio Allegro Allegro
Joseph Bodin de Boismortier ( 1689-1755 )
Jacquelyn Drechsler Holly Druckman
Patricia Lazzara Kathleen Nester Wendy Stern

Franz Schubert ( 1797 Ė 1828 )
Christopher Oldfather and Fredrica Wyman, piano

Tango Philharmonico Old number 25 Fantasia Toccata Balleta
Ron Wasserman ( b. 1961 )
Wendy Stern, flute Desiree Elsevier, viola
Barbara Allen, harp Ron Wasserman, double bass

Sonata No. 2 in A-minor, allegro
Johann Sebastian Bach ( 1685 Ė 1750 )
Alison Crowther, violin

Exsultate, jubilate KV 165
Exsultate Recitative Tu Virginum Alleluja
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( 1756 Ė 1791 )
Jennifer Cece Bellon, soprano Robert Barrows, organ
The Musicians of the Orchestra
Heather Vogel, Concertmistress
Albany Symphony, Hudson Valley Philharmonic, Rockland Symphony Orchestra
Barbara Benary, Violin
Gamelan Son of Lion Ensemble
Karen Gilbert, Violin
Rockland Symphony Orchestra
Ann Gillette, Violin
American Ballet Theatre Orchestra
Michael Gillette,Violin
American Ballet Theatre Orchestra, Mostly Mozart
Annamae Goldstein, Violin
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Musica Amici
Christopher Margiotta
Rockland Conservatory of Music Chamber Orchestra, North Rockland HS Orchestra, RSO
Barbara Randall, Violin
American Ballet Theatre Orchestra, New York City Opera Orchestra, Long Island Philharmonic
Shelby Yamin, Violin
Manhattan School of Music, Heifetz Intíl Music Inst., with Grigory Kalinovsky, Patinka Kopec
Yuris Gute, Viola
Rockland Symphony Orchestra
Olivia Koppell, Viola
American Ballet Theatre Orchestra
Elizabeth Nilsen-Baumwoll, Viola
Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, Ellison String Quartet
Stephen Reid, Cello
Principal, Rockland Symphony; Hawthorne Symphony; Exec.Dir., Composersí Forum of the East
Jay Shulman, Cello
Long Island Philharmonic, Rochambeau Trio, River Duo
William Blossom, Double Bass
New York Philharmonic
Carolyn Pollak, Oboe
Past principal, NJ Symphony, Musica Sacra, American Symphony, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Peggy Wiltrout, Oboe
Past principal, Virginia and Shreveport, LA Symphonies, New Jersey Symphony, Broadway.
Rosemary Waltzer, French Horn
Rockland Symphony Orchestra, Bennington CMC
Marc Wager, French Horn
Bennington CMC, St.Thos.Orchestra, Hudson Brass Quintet, Ridgefield Symphony, Bermuda Phil
Soloists and Featured Artists ( in order of appearance )
Edward Simons, Conductor and Music Director
A founder and conductor of the Rockland Symphony Orchestra; co-founder with his wife, Janet, of the Community Music School (Rockland Conservatory of Music), Mr. Simonsí distinguished career has led him from conducting on Broadway and national tours to teaching and performing around the US.
Marti Sweet, Violin
Founder, Artistic Director of Musica Amici, Ms. Sweet received a Bachelors and Master of Music from The Juilliard School as a student of Oscar Shumsky. Member of St. Paulís Chamber Orchestra, National Arts Center Orchestra and associate violinist with Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. She has recorded chamber music CDs for Angel/EMI and New World Records and currently teaches in Rockland.

Barbara Allen, Harp
Master of Music degree from The Juilliard School, principal harpist of American Ballet Theatre and Greenwich Symphony; winner of 7th International Harp Competition in Israel, soloist with Caramoor and Waterloo Festivals, Greenwich Symphony and Hudson Valley Philharmonic. Ms. Allen has performed with the New York Philharmonic, Vienna Philharmonic and American Symphony Orchestra.
Jerry Grossman, Cello
Principal cellist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra since 1986 and founding member of the Chicago String Quartet, graduate of Curtis Institute of Music, guest artist with the Guarneri, Vermeer and Emerson string quartets. He has recorded for Deutsche Grammophon and currently teaches chamber music at The Juilliard School and Kneisel Hall Summer Chamber Music School, Blue Hill, Maine.
Jacquelyn Drechsler, Flute
Honors student of Julius Baker at Carnegie Mellon University, performs with chamber groups, founding member of Kaleidoscope, which has performed at Carnegie Hall. Soloist with North Jersey Symphony, RSO, performed with the late Arthur Cunningham,Ned Rorem at Merkin Concert Hall in NYC.
Holly Druckman, Flute
Mannes Pre-College of Music alum, sophomore at Columbia University; Principal Flute, Columbia U. Orchestra and Mannes Prep. Philharmonic; flute student of Laura Gilbert, conducting student of Michael Adelson. Kinhaven MusicSchl,Student board of producers at Cham. Music Soc. Lincoln Center.
Patricia Lazzara, Flute
BMMusic, Hartt Schl of Music, w/John Wion; Master class w/Jean Pierre Rampal,Thos.Nyfenger; 3x winner Artists Interníl; Miyazawa Flute Artist; 2004 winner Natíl Flute Assoc.comp; 2007 winner Florida Flute Assoc.comp.; founder, UpTownFlutes, DrewU.; faculty, Rockland Conservatory of Music.
Kathleen Nester, Flute
Received Master of Music from Manhattan School of Music, debuted at Weill Recital Hall, winning Artistsí International Young Artists competition. Member, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra since 1990, performed with the New York Philharmonic, Orchestra of St. Lukeís and NYC Opera, concerto soloist with NJSO, the Stamford Symphony and internationally. Flute faculty member at NYU.
Wendy Stern, Flute
Master of Music from The Juilliard School, student of Julius Baker. Toured US/Canada with NYC Opera Natíl Co., soloist on Musicians Intíl Tour. As freelance musician, performed with the New York Philharmonic, Newport Music Festival, Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, NJ Symphony, Brooklyn Philharmonic, Stamford Symphony and Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. Member of Flute Force since 1988.
Christopher Oldfather and Fredrica Wyman, Piano
Playing duet and two-piano music together since 1971, began performing as a duo in 1976 with Bela Bartokís Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion. Individually, Mr. Oldfather is a critically acclaimed interpreter of contemporary music with an international career as soloist and chamber musician. Ms. Wyman runs a private teaching studio in Nyack and performs with chamber groups locally and in NYC.
Desiree Elsevier, Viola
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Assistant Orchestra Manager since 1987. Cornell University, BS, economics; Ms. Elsevier received Bachelor and Master of Music from Manhattan School of Music.
Ron Wasserman, Double Bass
New York City Ballet, principal double bass. Mr. Wasserman attended Indiana U.,received BA from Manhattan School of Music and Masters at The Juilliard School, under the late David Walter. Acting principal with LI Philharmonic, Brooklyn and Westchester Philharmonics, Bard Festival Orchestra. Compositions include Lament and Restoration, Suite of Historical Dances, Trilaterus and Quatrefoil.
Robert Barrows, Cembalo, Organ
Mr. Barrows is choirmaster and music director of Grace Episcopal Church and Sarum.
Jennifer Cece Bellon, Soprano
Ms. Bellon graduated from U. of Richmond, VA and received a Masters Degree in Opera from New Jersey City University. Ms. Bellon has performed as Rapunzel at the Paper Mill Playhouse, Leonora in Gesualdo at the Dramatists Guild on Broadway, The Mozart Requiem at Lincoln Center, Vivaldi and Bach cantatas and arias with the Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey, and many Gilbert and Sullivan roles. In 2000, she won first place in the State of New Jersey NATS Opera Competition.
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