Events and Programming

Upcoming Events and Programming

Crozet Community Orchestra Concert

Date:      Sunday June 5, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Venue:  Crozet Baptist Church –  5804 Saint George Avenue

Program:

I. Sinfonia No. 2 in F major………………..Johan Helmich Roman (1694-1758)

  1. Con spirito
  2. Allegretto
  3. Presto

II. Canzona C. 195………………….Giovanni Gabrieli (1557-1616)

III. Concerto for Sopranino Recorder, Strings and Continuo in C major

RV 443…………..Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)

  1. Largo
  2. Allegro molto
  3. Allegro

Soloist – Nancy Buckingham Garlick*

IV. Canzona C. 194…………………..Giovanni Gabrieli (1557-1616)

V. Suite………………….John Philip Sousa (1854-1932)

              1. The Washington Post March

              2. The Gliding Girl Tango

              3. The Liberty Bell March

              4. Presidential Polonaise

 

VI. Colonel Bogey March………………….Kenneth J. Alford (1881-1945)

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* Nancy Buckingham Garlick was soloing as a clarinetist with orchestras in Westchester County, New York, while still in high school. She studied at the Crane School of Music, NYSU at Potsdam (BS) and the Manhattan School of Music (MM), during which time she played with the Opera Orchestra of New York at Lincoln Center and the National Orchestral Association at Carnegie Hall. Further studies include Ecoles Americaines des Beaux Arts, in Fontainebleau, France, with Mlle. Nadia Boulanger, The Catholic University of America (DMA) and the Tanglewood Festival where she had opportunity to play under Leonard Bernstein.

In 1974 she accepted a faculty position at The College of Wooster in Ohio and soon was appointed Music Director of The Wooster Symphony Orchestra.   Nancy joined the faculty of the University of Virginia in 1985 and served as principal clarinetist of the Charlottesville University Symphony for 24 years. During that tenure she also performed with the Pennsylvania Sinfonia, the Ash Lawn Opera, Roanoke Symphony among others, and served as Music Director of the Youth Orchestra of Charlottesville and Albemarle.

In 2007 Mary Baldwin College invited Dr. Garlick to teach a graduate course in the Music of Shakespeare. Using the recorder to illustrate Renaissance music, she soon became so enamored of the instrument, she then devoted herself to the study of early music and recorder performance. Attending The Amherst Early Music Festival for several seasons, she has performed in master classes with Reine-Marie Verhagen, Saskia Coolen, Joris van Goetham, and Han Tol. Nancy has also played with an American group in Cornwall, England, Gilleleje, Denmark, and recently, near St Andrews, Scotland. In 2012 she was a guest of Three Notch’d Road for Charpentier’s Masse de Noel and in 2013 she performed Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto #4. Currently she is a member of The Wild Geese, a baroque ensemble and The Crozet Recorder Quartet. . In June, 2016, she will appear as soloist with The Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival.

Joint Clarinet and Violin Recital Sponsored by the CCO

Date: Saturday May 14, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Venue: Crozet Baptist Church

Clarinetist: Julia Klein

Violinist: Bethany Reitsma

Program:

For clarinet and piano
Solo Brillante by Antonio Romero y Andia
Brahms Sonata in F minor, first and fourth movements

Piano accompanist – Linda Blondel

For violin and piano
Baghdasaryan Rhapsody
Heire Kati by Jeno Hubay
Piano accompanist – Margaret Belanus (Bethany’s grandmother)
For clarinet, violin and piano
Mozart Kegelstatt Trio
Pianist – Linda Blondel
Julia
 Julia Klein is a junior at Western Albemarle High School.  She studies clarinet with James Tobin and plays in the Crozet Community Orchestra and the Youth Orchestra of Central Virginia.
Bethany Reitsma
Bethany Reitsma is a senior at Charlottesville High School. She studies violin with Philip Clark and plays in the Youth Orchestra of Central Virginia. She will be attending Washington and Lee University in the fall.
Margaret Belanus feels fortunate to have been involved in music throughout her life: as a music educator, church organist, choir director, piano instructor, and accompanist. She is delighted to be able to play with granddaughter Bethany in this program.

Crozet Community Orchestra Concert

Directed by Philip Clark
Sunday March 13, 2016 at 4:00 pm
Venue: Crozet Baptist Church, 5804 Saint George Ave, Crozet VA 22932
The CCO is a participant partner in the Jefferson Madison Regional Library March 2016 BIG READ, performing movements from Mahler’s Songs of a Wayfarer and Beethoven’s Symphony No 3, Eroica that were described in “The Heart is a Lonely Hunter” by Carson McCullers. FREE ADMISSION.

Program

1. Concerto in e minor, RV 550……………………….Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)

Andante

Allegro assai

Adagio-Allegro

2. Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Songs of a Wayfarer)……………..Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)

Soloist – Pamela Beasley, soprano*

No.  1  Wenn mein Schatz Hochzeit macht

No.  2  Ging heut’ morgen ubers Feld

3. Symphony No 3, Eroica………………….Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Marcia Funebre (Adagio assai)

4. Findlandia, Op. 26………………………Jean Sibelius (1865-1057)

Pamela Beasley Head shot

*Pamela Blevins Beasley, soprano, has sung leading and supporting operatic and musical theater roles with Fort Worth Opera, Birmingham Civic Opera, Pensacola Opera, Mobile Opera, Southern Regional Opera, Maxwell Theater Troupe, Southwestern Opera Theater and University of Montevallo Lyric Theater. Highlight roles have included : Mimi La Boheme, Zerlina Don Giovanni , Mother Amahl and the Night Visitors, Marian The Music Man and both Julie and Carrie in performances of Carousel.   She has appeared as featured soprano soloist at Carnegie Hall in a sacred choral concert and as a recitalist in Rome, Italy. Her performance experience has also included oratorio and sacred concerts in Virginia, Alabama, Mississippi, Texas and New York.

Locally, Pamela has appeared as soloist with the Virginia Consort, the Oratorio Society of Virginia, the Charlottesville and University Symphony and on the University Chamber Music Series. She has also been an active recitalist in various venues including universities where she has taught.

Pamela has served on the Performance Faculty of the University of Virginia since 2004 and currently serves as the Liaison to the Chair for the Voice Faculty. Past teaching assignments include faculty positions at James Madison University, Mary Baldwin College, Liberty University, the University of South Alabama and the University of Mobile. She has served as State Governor for the National Association of Teachers of Singing, Alabama chapter and as a Board member for the Virginia chapter of NATS. Additionally, she taught on the faculty of Operafestival di Roma, Rome, Italy.

She holds degrees from Southwestern Seminary and the University of Montevallo where she was a member of Phi Kappa Phi and Pi Kappa Lambda honorary societies. She completed additional studies at Boston Conservatory and Shenandoah Conservatory. In addition to solo work, she enjoys singing weekly with the Sanctuary Choir at University Baptist Church.

Crozet Community Orchestra Holiday Concert

Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Crozet Baptist Church

5804 Saint George Avenue

Crozet, VA   22932

FREE ADMISSION

Program:

A variety of Holiday and traditional repertoire will be presented with

works by Handel, Corelli and more.  Also appearing –

The Field School Boys Choir – Conducted by Heather Hightower  and

The Crozet Community Handbell Choir – Conducted by Chris Celella

including a special, unique selection written for Handbells and

Orchestra.

Crozet Community Orchestra (CCO)  2015-2016 Season Opens

September 2, 2015 – weekly rehearsals resume Wednesdays 7-9 pm.

Tabor Presbyterian Church
5804 Tabor Street
Crozet VA 22932

Open to all musicians ages 14 and up. No Auditions Required.  Two years minimum playing experience on your instrument and good sight reading skills strongly recommended. Cost $65* per concert session (Sept 2 – Nov 15, 2015)

Crozet Community Orchestra Fall Concert

Directed by Philip Clark

Sunday Nov 15, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Crozet Baptist Church
5804 Saint George Avenue
Crozet VA 22932

FREE ADMISSION

Program:

The Hebrides Overture  (Fingal’s Cave), Op.26 (1830)  –  Felix Mendelssohn

Rhapsody for Violin and Orchestra (1957) – Edouard Baghdasarian

Violin soloist Monika Chamasyan

Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso for Violin & Orchestra, Op.28 (1863)  – Camille Saint-Saens

Violin soloist Mark Dorosheff, USAF Strings

Petite Suite Armenienne  (1919) – Diran Alexanian

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Crozet Community Orchestra Concert

Directed by Philip Clark
Sunday March 13, 2016 at 4:00 pm
Venue: Crozet Baptist Church, 5804 Saint George Ave, Crozet VA 22932
The CCO is a participant partner in the Jefferson Madison Regional Library March 2016 BIG READ, performing movements from Mahler’s Songs of a Wayfarer and Beethoven’s Symphony No 3, Eroica that were described in “The Heart is a Lonely Hunter” by Carson McCullers. FREE ADMISSION.

Program

1. Concerto in e minor, RV 550……………………….Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)

Andante

Allegro assai

Adagio-Allegro

2. Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Songs of a Wayfarer)……………..Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)

Soloist – Pamela Beasley, soprano*

No.  1  Wenn mein Schatz Hochzeit macht

No.  2  Ging heut’ morgen ubers Feld

3. Symphony No 3, Eroica………………….Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Marcia Funebre (Adagio assai)

4. Findlandia, Op. 26………………………Jean Sibelius (1865-1057)

*Pamela Blevins Beasley, soprano, has sung leading and supporting operatic and musical theater roles with Fort Worth Opera, Birmingham Civic Opera, Pensacola Opera, Mobile Opera, Southern Regional Opera, Maxwell Theater Troupe, Southwestern Opera Theater and University of Montevallo Lyric Theater. Highlight roles have included : Mimi La Boheme, Zerlina Don Giovanni , Mother Amahl and the Night Visitors, Marian The Music Man and both Julie and Carrie in performances of Carousel.   She has appeared as featured soprano soloist at Carnegie Hall in a sacred choral concert and as a recitalist in Rome, Italy. Her performance experience has also included oratorio and sacred concerts in Virginia, Alabama, Mississippi, Texas and New York.

Locally, Pamela has appeared as soloist with the Virginia Consort, the Oratorio Society of Virginia, the Charlottesville and University Symphony and on the University Chamber Music Series. She has also been an active recitalist in various venues including universities where she has taught.

Pamela has served on the Performance Faculty of the University of Virginia since 2004 and currently serves as the Liaison to the Chair for the Voice Faculty. Past teaching assignments include faculty positions at James Madison University, Mary Baldwin College, Liberty University, the University of South Alabama and the University of Mobile. She has served as State Governor for the National Association of Teachers of Singing, Alabama chapter and as a Board member for the Virginia chapter of NATS. Additionally, she taught on the faculty of Operafestival di Roma, Rome, Italy.

She holds degrees from Southwestern Seminary and the University of Montevallo where she was a member of Phi Kappa Phi and Pi Kappa Lambda honorary societies. She completed additional studies at Boston Conservatory and Shenandoah Conservatory. In addition to solo work, she enjoys singing weekly with the Sanctuary Choir at University Baptist Church.

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Crozet Community Orchestra Spring 2016 Concert Session

The Spring Concerts Session starts on April 6 with weekly rehearsals resuming on Wednesday evenings 7-9 pm at Tabor Presbyterian Church, 5804 Tabor Street, Crozet VA 22932.

The orchestra fee is $65* for an 11 week cycle. All music is included. The concert will be held Sunday June 5, 2016 at 4:00 pm. To register for the upcoming concert cycle, please click here.

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*A limited number of scholarships are available to participants of all CCO and CCC events. To discuss scholarship availability, please click here.