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!!
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.
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.