Holiday flair and other music at FMS meeting

Published 7:06pm Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Fran Creasy, on her flute, played the French carols “Il es Né” and “Noël Nouvelet” and Harald Rohlig’s “A Little Shepherd Music.” Shackelford accompanied all three performers on the piano.

“Gesu Bambino,” by Pietro Yon, was sung by soprano Elaine Jenkins. Her accompanist on the piano was Mimi Child Traxler.

The duo of Ann Morgan and Karen Killough changed the mood with fourhanded piano duets “Ding Dong! Merrily on High” and “Angels We Have Heard on High,” both French carols.

Lastly, on her bassoon decorated for the holidays, Karen Molnar played “Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee” by Ludwig von Beethoven and “Christmas Mysteries” arr. by Louise Hillery. Meryt Wilson accompanied on the piano.

FMC is excited about celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2013. It will be a very special year. Mark your calendars for its first public musicale of the year on Thursday, Jan. 10, 3 p.m. at Isothermal Community College, Polk Campus. There will something for everyone, including performances by two of FMC’s 2012 talented scholarship winners. Classical guitarist Amy Burcksch will not be able to perform as previously mentioned in the Monday, Jan. 7 edition of the Tryon Daily Bulletin.  

The program will be free. Donations are encouraged; they would all go for the Foothills Music Club Young Musicians Scholarship Program. Checks maybe written out to Foothills Music Club, Inc.

– article submitted by Ellen Harvey Zipf

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