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2020-2021

So much depends on the coronavirus situation this year. There may be changes throughout the year.
We plan to meet via Zoom for our forseeable meetings in 2021.

Meeting Theme this year: Changing Times

September


Time to Reminisce
Saturday Sept 19 - 11 am


Program on Zoom. Link to be sent to members.

Program:  Carnival of the Animals, Camille Saint Saens

Played by members of Mu Phi Epsilon and friends on April 2, 2001:
Pianists: Katie Freiberger, Tena Hehn, Pat Hill, Mary Beth Johnson, Sylvia Taylor, Martha Pettit, Judy Reynolds, Sadie Rowe, Karen Schoenrock, Gaylia Seeley, Frances Stuart, Pat Suitt, June Tighe
Cellist: Gretchen Nichols
Instrumentals: Paul Dutka


Invite a Mu Phi friend or a potential member or patron to join us.



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October

Baroque Times
Monday October 12 – 7 pm


Program on Zoom. Link to be sent to members.

Program:  Fran Pearson, viola
                 Bach Suite #1 in C major for cello Minuet #1 & #2
                 Children's Songs by Rogers and Hammerstein



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November


                                               
Time to Take a Deep Breath - AHhh!
Monday, November 9 – 7 pm


Program on Zoom. Link to be sent to members.

Program: 
Mary Alice Rich, violin and Susan Poelchau, piano
      “Meditation” from the opera Thais
     
by Jules Massenet
      “Passaggio”
      by Ludovico Einaudi.

Founder’s Day Celebration

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January

Time to Visit Germany
Monday, January 11 – 7 pm


Location:  Zoom - Link to be sent to members.
Zoom Host: Lisa Beyer

Program: Claudia Jameson, soprano
   "Die Schnur, die Perl an Perle and Vergebliches Standchen"
   by Johannes Brahms




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February

Time to Visit Mexico and Points Beyond
Monday, February 8 - 7 pm


We will not hold our annual joint meeting with SAI this year due to concerns about meeting in person. Next year we will be hosts.
We will meet as our chapter only on Zoom, with an email link sent before the meeting.

Zoom Host: TBD

Program: Duo Floreciente - Amy Canchola, soprano and Colleen Kilpatrick, piano

Songs by Maria Grever
•  Jurame

Signore, ascolta! by Giacomo Puccini.
"Signore, ascolta!" is a soprano aria in act one of the opera Turandot by Giacomo Puccini. It is sung by Liù to Prince Calaf, whom she is secretly in love with. Liù sings this aria begging Calaf not to risk his life for his love to a beautiful but cold Princess Turandot, who set a condition that any man who wishes to marry her must first answer her three riddles, and if he fails, he will be beheaded.

German Lieder
•  Morgen (Strauss)
•  Zueignung (Strauss)
•  Die Mainacht (Brahms)
•  Selige Nacht (Marx)

American Musical Theatre
•  If I Loved You from Carousel by Richard Rodgers (music) and Oscar Hammerstein II (book and lyrics)
•  All the Things You Are from Very Warm for May by Jerome Kern, with a libretto by Oscar Hammerstein II


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March

Time to Volunteer
Tuesday, March 16 – 7 pm


Location: Zoom
Program: Elisabeth Adkins, violin and Edward Newman, piano
Three Romances by Clara Schumann

Mu Phi composers! Compositions on our theme: "Changing Times"
Existing compositions are welcome as well. Contact Claudia Jameson to volunteer.


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April: 2021 Music Scholarship

 

Time to Congratulate Collegiates
Saturday, April 3 – 11 am


Location: Zoom

Zoom Host:
Co-hosts: All members
Program: Award Scholarship
Scholarship winner and collegiate performers

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May

Time to Talk Convention
Monday, May 3 - 7 pm


Location: Zoom
Host: Ashley Bouras

Program: Planning meeting
Installation of Officers
Convention planning

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Contact Information
 
Electronic mail / President / General Information - Nancy Laine: intreble@swbell.net
Website - Mary Williams: mwilliamstxtravel@yahoo.com
Concert Series - Kimla Beasley:
kbeasley@kybproductions.com
VP/Membership - Kimla Beasley:
kbeasley@kybproductions.com
Programs - Phyllis Wilson: phylw@sbcglobal.net and Claudia Jameson: cnavjameson@hotmail.com

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