Concerts from other years: 2001   2002   2003   2004   2005   2006   2007   2008   2009   2010   2011  

Our Mid-Spring concert:

Composers and Friends II

Featuring S.F. Bay NACUSA composers and friends

Sunday, April 18, 2010
at 3 p.m.
Foothill Presbyterian Church

5301 McKee Rd, San Jose 95127

Composers and Friends II
Program subject to change.
Greg Steinke      Another New Beginning, for guitar
Simon Bokman       Humoresques,, for piano
Edgar Simons      Two songs from Book I, for voice and piano
Jean Ahn      Folksong Revisit, for piano
Paul Rosas      Bare Tree Canon, for oboe and piano quintet
Evan Mack      Will They Listen?, for soprano and piano
John Bilotta      Two songs from Yeats Songs, for baritone and piano
Carolyn Hawley      Four Easy Pieces, for piano
Brian Holmes      Six Ayers, for medium voice and viola
Reynold Tharp      Littoral, for piano
Karl Schmidt      3x3-Round 2, for alto saxophone, cello and piano

Admission: free; optional donation requested at the door
For more information call (408) 293-2765.

Our Late Spring concert:

Mission Chamber Orchestra

Emily Ray, music director

Sunday May 23, 2010
at 3 p.m.
St. Mark's Episcopal Church
600 Colorado Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94306

Mission Chamber Orchestra
Matthew Fields      Simchas, 3rd movement from Sages of Chelm
Anne Baldwin      Szechuan Scenes
Carolyn Hawley      Tarot Symphony, (3rd and 4th movements)
John Beeman      Serendipity
John Hersch      Introduction and Andante
Sondra Clark      Two Scenes from New Orleans
Zae Munn      It's the Soup that Animates the Noodles
Mark Behm      The World of Dew
Brian Holmes      Death's Jest-Book Overture

Admission: $22 general
  $17 students and seniors
For more information call (408) 293-2765.
Tickets available at the door

Our Fall concert:

Composers Performance Ensemble


Monika Gruber
 Stephanie Lai
Miles Graber
Diana Tucker
flute and alto sax
 Kathleen Nitz Kasdorf
soprano voice

Saturday November 6, 2010
at 8 p.m.
Palo Alto Art Center

Embarcadero and Newell, Palo Alto

Composers Performance Ensemble
Adrienne Albert      Gee Whiz!, from Musescapes, for violin cello and piano
Anne Baldwin      Trio, for flute, cello and piano
Michael Barnett      Ask the Wind, for violin, cello and piano
John Beeman      Luminosity, for violin, cello and piano
Sondra Clark      Two Latin Dances, for flute, violin and piano
  1. Rafting the Rainforest
  2. Tango Argentina
Nancy Bloomer Deussen      Memorabilia, for flute, violin and piano
  1. Driftwood
  2. Postcard from Mallorca
L. Peter Deutsch      Journey's End, for tenor sax and piano
Hubert Ho      Simmer, for flute, violin, cello and piano
Monica Lynn      Child, for flute and piano
Karl Schmidt      Trio No. 3, for flute, cello and piano
II. Allegro
Greg Steinke      To Get to Fresno, for soprano, flute and piano
Davide Verotta      Rime di Cecco Angiolieri, for soprano and piano
  • Sonetto XXXV
  • Sonetto LI
Dale Victorine      Sonata in G, Op. 102, for flute and piano
  1. Moderato
  2. Andante
  3. Allegro Moderato

Admission: $15 general
  $10 students and seniors
For more information call (408) 768-1941.
Tickets available at the door