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  Jane Self Burnham Memorial Music Scholars Program
Date Posted: Sun, Oct 30th, 2016

JANE SELF BURNHAM MEMORIAL MUSIC SCHOLARS PROGRAM: This new program began in October.  Students from local colleges in advanced music degrees in vocal and instrumental programs have been selected.

CONFIRMATION SUNDAY - OCTOBER 30TH

Jimmy Reyes from Far Hills, New Jersey and studying cello at Mason Gross School of Arts performed with us for the October 30th confirmation service.  He accompanied the "Panis Angelicus" anthem sung by the Junior Choir and some of the hymns.  He also performed the "Adagio" from J.S. Bach's organ Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C and the "Sarabande" from J. S. Bach's Unaccompanied Cello Suite in C.

50TH ANNIVERSARY PERFORMANCES SEPTEMBER 25TH

Four graduate students from Westminster Choir College in Princeton participated in our 50th Anniversary of our church on September 25th.  Besides singing with the Senior Choir, they sang “The Prayer” by David Foster and the sopranos sang the lovely duet “The Flower Song” from Lakme by Leo Delibes.  The singers were:  Sarah Riddle, soprano; Rebecca  Achtenberg, mezzo-soprano; Evan Stenzel, tenor; Aaron Eaves, bass.

 

PREVIOUS PERFORMANCES

April 3rd: Sarah Riddle from West Virginia and studying voice at Westminster Choir College in Princeton sang "Alleluia" and "Laudate Dominum" by W.A. Mozart, sang with the choir and with the hymns.

March 6th - Devenny Bennett from Bridgewater New Jersey and studying trumpet at Mason Gross School of Arts.  She played "Andante" from Concerto in Bb by Joseph Haydn and "Minuet and Hornpipe" by G. F. Handel and accompanied on hymns.

February 28th - Wei Wang from Shanxi China and studying oboe at Mason Gross School of Arts in New Brunswick.  He played "Drei Romanzen, Op. 94" by Robert Schumann and "Sonata I" by C. Saint-Saens. He also accompanied the Junior Choir's anthem "Come, My Way" by Ralph Vaughan Williams and accompanied on hymns.

February 21st - Raelee Gold from Texas and studying voice at Westminster Choir College in Princeton sang "Seufzer, Tränen, Kummer, Not" from Cantata 21 by J.S. Bach and "I know that my redeemer liveth" from MESSIAH by G. F. Handel.

February 14th - Jimmy Reyes from Far Hills, New Jersey and studying cello at Mason Gross School of Arts.  He played "Prelude" from unaccompanied cello Suite 1 and three "Gigues" from unaccompanied cello Suites 1, 2 & 3. He also accompanied the choir anthem and hymns.

December 13 - Catherine Heiba from Bridgewater New Jersey and studying clarinet at Mason Gross School of Arts in New Brunswick.  She played "Introduction, Theme and Variation"  by Gioachino Rossini  and accompanied on hymns.

November 29th - Devenny Bennett from Bridgewater New Jersey and studying trumpet at Mason Gross School of Arts.  She played "Aria" from Sonata for Trumpet and Piano by Flor Peeters, "Andante" from Trumpet Concerto in Eb by Johann Nepomuk Hummel and accompanied on hymns.

November 22nd - Brian (Wei) Wang  from Shanxi China and studying oboe at Mason Gross School of Arts.  He played "Morceau de Salon Op. 288" by Johann Baptist Wenzel Kalliwoda and accompanied on hymns.

November 15th -  Jimmy Reyes from Far Hills New Jersey and studying cello at Mason Gross School of Arts.  He played "Sarabande and Prelude" from unaccompanied cello Suite 2 in d minor by J.S. Bach and accompanied hymns and the choir anthem.

November 1st: Sarah Riddle from West Virginia and studying voice at Westminster Choir College in Princeton sang:  Ich will dir mein Herze schenken (Lord, to Thee My Heart is Given) from St. Matthew Passion and Let Us Ever Walk with Jesus by J. S. Bach.

October 25th -  Raelee Gold from Texas and studying voice sang Rejoice Greatly, O Daughter of Zion from MESSIAH by George F. Handel and Font of Every Blessing by J. S. Bach.

More to follow…..

Jimmy Reyes Catherine Heiba




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