Fall Fiddle Jamboree

Fiddle Poster--NoSmithSaturday, October 24th at 4PM

In a joint endeavor, McCall Music Society and McCall Folklore Society are proud to welcome The Idaho Junior Jammer Fiddlers and special guests to the Fall Fiddle Jamboree on Saturday, October 24th at 4PM at Mountain Life Church, 14180 Highway 55 in McCall.

The Nampa-based Junior Jammers range in age from 12 to 18 and approximately 30 will entertain the audience with their remarkable brand of fiddle music. They are also planning to bring along some special guests with impressive credentials, including:

  • 3-Time Grand Master Fiddle Champion Katrina Nicolayeff
  • Idaho Open Junior Champion Macy Keller
  • Klancie Seiler
  • The Curtis Family

ButtonThis event is recommended for audiences of all ages and children will enjoy seeing their peers on stage. General admission is $5 for adults, and children 12 and under will be admitted for free. Buy tickets here and at the door.


SummerFest 2015 – July 19 – 26

SummerFest 2015 was a success! The instruments are packed up, the musicians are gone but many wonderful memories remain of a fantastic week of classical and jazz music. Thanks to all the businesses, the host families, and the people who attended for all the wonderful support! Until 2016!!

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 Boise 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.