Foothills Music Club presents program Nov. 11 at ICC Polk

Published 3:22 pm Thursday, November 4, 2010

The Foothills Music Club will present a special program of music on Thursday, November 11 at 3 p.m., at Isothermal Community College, located on Highway 108 in Columbus.

This recital is a regular monthly meeting of the club.&bsp; In addition, it will be part of the celebration to honor the 125th anniversary of the founding of the Town of Tryon. The public is invited to attend.

In this program, the Mozart Flute Quartet in D Major will be performed by Fran Creasy on flute, Kathleen Erwin, violin, Lillian Wehr, viola, and Kathy Foster, cello. Pianist Jeanette Shackleford will play Variations Serieuses by Mendelssohn. A duet will be performed by Mimi Child Traxler on piano with cellist Kathy Foster. In addition, there will be some vocal renditions by Elizabeth Gardner and Mary Meyers.

The Foothills Music Club, an affiliate of the Tryon Fine Arts Center, was formed in 1988 for the purpose of encouraging members to maintain their musical proficiency, whether instrumental or vocal, through performances.&bsp; The club members have performed many times before at the Isothermal Community College, as well as in the Tryon Fine Arts Center, at Tryon Estates, and in several churches.

Each year, the FMC also awards scholarships to deserving young musicians in the area.&bsp; Auditions for this are held each year in March or April. For further information on this concert, which is open to the public, call Fran Creasy at 828-859-0208.