SummerFest 2015 – July 19 – 26

Save the week of July 19th – 26th for SummerFest 2015!  McCall Music Society is proud to introduce David Itkin as SummerFest’s new Conductor and Artistic Director.  He is the Music Director and Conductor of the Abilene Philharmonic, and Professor of Music and Director of Orchestral Studies at the University of North Texas College of Music.

Some of the featured soloists this year that will be returning are:  Tim Fain – violin, Ted Rosenthal – jazz piano, Nicole Greenidge Joseph – soprano,  and Brandon Craswell – trumpet.  New to the festival this year will be:  Kristen Herzenberg – vocalist, Tom Robin Harris – organ, Pamela DeMarche – jazz vocalist

Musicians available for private events on open nights.  Call 208-315-0905 for more information.

Second Sunday Sounds at Six

McCall’s Free Community Recital Series

As the name reflects, this is a series of free monthly concerts held on the Second Sunday of each month at 6PM at the Congregational Church, located at 901 N. 1st St. in McCall Idaho. These performances are funded by the McCall Community Congregational Church (UCC), McCall Music Society, Idaho Commission on the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as donations from private patrons.

2015 Schedule

January
Duo Tesoro – Boise
Dr. Mark Hansen, Chairman, BSU Department of Music, and Svetlana Maddox, CWI
Masterworks for Duo Piano
Performing Granados, Albéniz, Rachmaninoff, & others

February
Enigma de la Sol – Boise
Dr. Jennifer Sullivan, violin; accompanied by Irina Albig, piano
Russian-French Connections
Performing Shostakovich, Franck, Schnittke, & Poulenc

March
Selkirk Guitar Duo – University of Idaho
Dr. James Reid and John Paul Shields, guitar
Images of the North
Performing Albéniz, Machado, Duarte, Reid, & others

April
McCall Music Society’s Spring Concert 
Featuring the McCall Concert Singers and McCall Chamber Orchestra.
Special Dates and Times: Sunday, April 19 @ 3PM and Monday, April 20 @ 7PM

May
No performance

June
Robyn Wells, piano – Meridian
An Evening at the Piano
Performing works by Grieg, Schubert, Schumann, Saint-Säens, Gershwin & others

July
Salon Trio — Idaho State University, Pocatello
Diana Livingston Friedley, soprano; Geoffrey Friedley, tenor; and Mark Neiwirth, piano
Hugo Wolf’s Italienisches Liederbuch

August
Scott/Garrison Duo – University of Idaho
Shannon Scott, clarinet; and Leonard Garrison, flute
Accompanied by Rajung Yang, piano – University of Idaho
A Taste of Paris
Performing Debussy, Lovreglio, Widor, & others

September
City Creek Winds – Idaho State University, Pocatello
Molly York, flute; Susan Hughes, oboe; Shandra Helman, clarinet;
George Adams, bassoon; and Michael Helman, horn
From Budapest to Brazil: Winds of the World
Performing Farkas, Medaglia, Taffanel, & others

October
Opera Idaho – Boise
Mostly Mozart: Music from the Operas of Mozart and His Contemporaries
Selections to be announced

November
Les Bois Chamber Wind Players – Boise State University
Nicole Molumby, flute; Jeanne Belfy, oboe; Leslie Moreau, clarinet;
and Barton Moreau, piano
Friendship’s Garland: An Evening of Chamber Music and Friends
Performing Arnold, Guastavino, Dunhill, Saint-Säens, & others

December
No Performance
Please plan to enjoy the McCall Music Society’s Christmas Traditions: A Community Carol-along with the McCall Concert Singers and Chamber Orchestra – Selections highlighting Christmas musical traditions  Check back for date and times.