FALL 2023 FACULTY CONCERT | FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17th @ 6pm
We are thrilled to invite you to our
FALL 2023 FACULTY CONCERT
NOV 17 @ 6p, reception to follow. The Chapel at VCFA.
Monteverdi Music School is central Vermont's community music school and hub. We offer lessons for all ages and abilities in a variety of styles and instruments. The faculty comprises some of the finest professional musicians in our are who are passionate about making music accessible to everyone. This concert will raise funds for youth programming, our scholarship fund, and 10% of what we raise will go to Montpelier Restaurants Strong.
Performers: Chloe Brisson, voice; Mary Bonhag, soprano; Lillian Broderick, soprano; Matthew Delligatti, guitar; Christopher McWilliams, piano; Dave Ruffin, vocals; Michael Sitton, piano; Eliza Thomas, piano, and Taija Warbelow, fiddle.
Above left: Michael Close's Cheese Cycle, performed by Erik Kroncke, Mary Jane Austin, and Michael Close, above right, Monteverdi's hometown, Montpelier, Vermont's Green Mountains in the month of May.
Our 2020 program included original works by Michael Close (spaghetti western style flute, viola, cello trio, complete with desert wind and shoot out), Erik Nielsen, and Nancy Reid Taube; folk fiddle and soulful song from Katie Trautz; heart rending and inspiring vocals from Erik Kroncke accompanied by Mary Jane Austin, Lindsey Warren, Nora Zablow, and Counterpoint; soulful trumpet from Ron Thompson; virtuoso recorder from Werner John; Bach from Liz Reid, violist, and Deb Smoller, pianist, plus Mozart from J.D. Williams, pianist; Romanian Fantasy for fiddle, clarinet, accompanied by accordian and piano from Zoe Christianson - all parts played by Zoe!; and a live duo from host Lisa Carlson, flutist, with daughter Clara Carlson-Kirigin on viola!