Saturday, November 23, 2013

Tis the Season!

Upcoming performances! (updated with more details on Dec. 3) (EDITED DEC 6 - note time change on DEC 7 Ladies' Brunch)

Shuswap Singers Concerts: Fri Nov 29 7:30 PM and Sun Dec 1 2:30 PM
First United Church Salmon Arm,   $12, Students $6, 12 and under free

Vivaldi Gloria, Mozart Ave Verum, A variety of Celtic songs, tunes and rhythms
Soloists: Andrea Roberts and Jenn Britton
String Quartet: Susan Aylard, Sonja Heide, Rina Schuurman, Barb Ennis
Conductor: Lori Onsorge
Accompanist: Andrew Stoney
Rough Pearl: Susan Aylard and Sonja Heide

(Thanks for your prayers on this one! The instrumentalists only have one rehearsal with the full group.)

Music on the Hills: Sun Dec 1 7:00 PM
Grandview Bench Hall (Grandview Bench Road)
Admission by donation
A variety of community musicians, refreshments to follow

Larch Hills Ensemble (recorder, viola, cello, guitar in this performance) presents premier performance of "Peregrinas's Songs" by our own Monika Adler based on memories of childhood and youth in a 1000 year old German town and surrounding mountains!
Also: Barbershop Quartet, vocal trio, banjo, mandolin, cello solo if my hand is still up for it!

Chorealis vocal ensemble: Fri Dec 6 7:30 PM
SAGA Art Gallery Salmon Arm, $15, under 12 free
I'll be joining the "other" recorder group for a repeat performance of a few of Peregrina's Songs while the choir takes a breather. I'm looking forward to hearing this Vernon-based a cappella group!

Shuswap Community Church Ladies' Winter Brunch: Sat Dec 7  9:30 AM - Noon
At the church 3151 6th Ave NE Salmon Arm, $5
I'm playing a few Christmas carols with one of my students. Includes brunch, of course, and making your own Christmas swag.

Christmas in Canoe: Sun Dec 8  2:30 PM
Canoe United Church - the tiny little heritage church on 50th St. NE
Donations to the church accepted

Carol singing, reading by Charles McLennon, including music by Rod Densmore, Laurie Shea, Barb Ennis and a Canoe student, Rhiannon Schmitt and students. Refreshments following.

Cello Studio Christmas Party: Sat Dec 14 1 - 2 PM
Salmon Arm
For studio members (free) and community cellists (donation) and their families.  Group playing, duets, solos, a game or two and refreshments.  Contact me for details if interested in joining us.

Whew!  Thankfully, a little break before:

Caelestis Cello Ensemble (+ Bass):  Fri Jan 24 (VCMS Adult Performance Night 7:00 PM)
Vernon Community Music School, the "the Loft" of the Carriage House.

Under the direction of George Kiraly

Bach Cantata - Wir Christenleut
Handel - Air from Oratorio - Jephtha - Freely I to Heaven Resign
Piazolla - Libertango
Vivaldi - Concerto in D minor for Cello 

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