Steve and I are so proud of and excited about this year’s Westminster Chamber Music Workshop (WCMW)! We have four great events planned for May 2012. Each event is designed to be educational, entertaining, and fun, combining the performance of music with insight from our esteemed guest artists (see more here). Our mission is to provide excellent musical opportunities to people of all ages and as a result, all events are FREE of charge and open to all! If you’re in the area, we hope you’ll join us! THE SAMIRAH EVANS JAZZ TRIO Saturday, May 5, 2012, 7:00 p.m. First Congregational Church of Westminster Free Admission
Co-presented by CenterStage at FSU.
Originally from the Great South (New Orleans, to be exact) and currently from Brattleboro, Vermont, Samirah Evans is a dynamic performer with a voice described as “smoky-sweet” by the Times-Picayune. Joined by two members of her “Handsome Devils” band, you’ll enjoy an evening of sultry, fiery, and foot-tappin’ tunes that will have you dancing out the door! Click here to read more about Samirah.
COMMUNITY SING with DR. SUSAN CONKLING
Saturday, May 12, 2012, 7:00 p.m. First Congregational Church of Westminster Free Admission
Rich with tradition dating back to the early 20th century, the Community Sing is an informal musical event designed for all ages – no experience and no preparation necessary! We hope you’ll join us for an evening of good, old-fashioned singing. Come be a part of the fun! Click here to read more about Susan Conkling.
THE SAXOPHONE QUARTET directed by LYNN KLOCK Saturday, May 19, 2012, 7:00 p.m. First Congregational Church of Westminster Free Admission
We are so pleased to welcome not one, not two, not three, but four saxophonists for a concert of quartet music! For those of you who have never heard a saxophone quartet play live, you’re in for a real treat! The concert program will include a wide variety of music written for soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophone. The quartet is coached and directed by master teacher and performer Lynn Klock. Click here to read more.
THE COPERNICUS DUO Saturday, May 26, 2012, 7:00 p.m. First Congregational Church of Westminster Free Admission
We are thrilled to introduce the members of the Copernicus Duo to you – meet David Bebe and Jamecyn Morey, a husband and wife duo active in the realms of musical performance and music education. The Copernicus Duo, featuring David on the cello and Jamecyn on the violin will present our final concert of the 2012 season. Join us for what promises to be a wonderful evening of music! Click here to read more about David and Jamecyn.