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Music for a Smile
Sunday, October 2, 2005 - 3:00 pm
Private Home
Works by Lutoslawski, Schumann, Finzi, Chopin, and Horowitz.
A Haylee's Hope concert to benefit Smile Train, serving children with facial birth defects.
Martha MacDonald, clarinet
Patryce King Gindele, piano


Blithe Spirits
Sunday, January 8, 2005 - 3:00 pm
Private Home
Claude Debussy was one of the first to compose for flute, viola, and harp.  Hear his Sonata and works by Genzmer and more for this unusual, delightful combination of instruments. Barbara Mahler, flute,
Martha Carapetyan, viola
Wendy Tamis, harp


Love is in the Airs and Dances
Sunday, February 12, 2006 - 3:00 pm
First Presbyterian Church, 8001 Mesa Drive
The Wind Quintet spreads Valentine's cheer with a breezy program of favorites from twenty years of Austin Chamber Ensemble performances.
The Austin Chamber Ensemble Wind Quintet
Barbara Mahler, flute
Martha MacDonald, clarinet
Mikal Hart, horn
Sue Tomkiewicz, oboe
Eric Miller, bassoon

Also in Jonestown on February 14; call 267-4234 for information.

Salad Days and Russian Dressing
Sunday, April 2, 2006 - 3:00 pm
First Presbyterian Church, 8001 Mesa Drive
Part of the St. Cecilia Music Series and the Shostakovich 100: Austin Celebrates Festival
Like fashion of each decade, Dmitri Shostakovich's compositions changed dramatically with the times.  From piano preludes written in his youthful "salad days" to one of his final pieces in the 1970s, we celebrate this quick-change artist in a program of his works for soprano, piano, wind quintet, and string trio.
The Austin Chamber Ensemble Wind Quintet
Martha Carapetyan, viola
David Utterback, piano
Claire Vangelisti, soprano


Merriment for Mom
Sunday, May 14, 2006 - 3:00 pm
Home of Helen Lea
Part of the Shostakovich 100: Austin Celebrates Festival
Celebrate Mother's Day with a program of string quartets including Dmitri Shostakovich's complex but sprightly String Quartet No. 7, plus a dessert reception in an elegant Austin home.
Beth Blackerby, violin
Stephanie Tepley, violin
Martha Carapetyan, viola
Carolyn Hagler, cello


 
   

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