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Meeting Theme for 2023:
Just Listen to the Music!

Meetings for 2022-2023 will be updated when the schedule is finalized.

September - Music Sends Us On Our Paths

Saturday, September 17 - 11 am
Welcome Luncheon - bring a dish
Location: Home of Nancy Laine

Program: Join in for bell ringing Phyllis Wilson, conductor

Pot luck lunch: Bring a dish to share.

If you are a Mu Phi and not a member of the Dallas chapter, please contact Mary at for more information.




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


October - “Those who wish to sing always find a song”

Tuesday, October 11 – 7 pm

Location: Home of Sylvia Taylor
Host: Sylvia Taylor
Co-host:  Susan Poelchau

Program: Duo Atesorado - Amy Canchola, soprano and Noe Garcia, guitar
    Vengo decirte que te quiero - Oliva
    De maiz tierno - Anastasia Guzman
    Vals de alma - Laura Chavez Blanco
    Cuando vuelva a tu lado - Grever
    La Llorona - traditional arr. Garcia
    Cielito lindo - traditional arr. Garcia

Initiation of Noe Garcia as a Mu Phi Epsilon member

November - Celebrate the Harmony!

Monday, November 14 – 7 pm

Location: Home of Pat Suitt
Host: Pat Suitt
Co-hosts: Susan Poelchau

Pat Suitt and Susan Polechau, duo-piano - Mozart Sonata in D for two pianos, M 2 and 3

Founder’s Day Celebration



January - Music Brings Joy

Monday, January 9 – 7 pm
Location: Home of Susan Poelchau
Host: Susan Poelchau
Co-host: Mary Williams


Fran Pearson, voice, accompanied by Sylvia Taylor Lerch. Fran will sing a selection from Dvorak Biblical Songs (Opus 99).

Melanie Rich-Wittrig, autoharp & voice: Harp On It: a short club routine with Mel Rich, autoharp & voice.

Convention 2023 Conversation


February - Musician Friendship

Monday February 6 - 7 pm -  “If music be the food of love, play on”
Joint meeting with SAI

Location: Arapaho United Methodist Church
1400 W. Arapaho Rd
Richardson TX 75080 (NE corner Coit and Arapaho)

Program: MPE performers:

Music from Shakespeare’s time:
Susan Poelchau, piano; Mary Alice Rich and Louise Rossi-Sklar, violins, Gretchen Nichols, cello; Claudia Jameson, vocals/ some narration

SAI performers:

March - Music Soothes the Troubled Heart

Tuesday, March 13 – 7 pm
Location:  Home of Claudia Jameson
Host: Claudia Jameson
Co-hosts: Tena Hehn

Pat Suitt, piano and Mary Alice Rich, violin
Mary Ann Taylor, flute


April - Appreciate Collegiates

Congratulate Collegiates
Saturday, April 8 – 11 am
Location: Lovers Lane United Methodist Church
9000 Inwood Road, Dallas TX  75220
(Enter from Inwood Road; go into the first entrance to the Parlor on the right)
Luncheon Coordinator: Phyllis Wilson
Co-hosts: all members bring a luncheon dish

Program: Award Scholarship
Scholarship winner and collegiate performers


May - Music Brightens Every Hour

Monday, May 8 - 7 pm
Location: Home of Mary Williams
Host: Mary Williams
Potluck dinner - RSVP Mary at

All diners bring a dish to share.

Program: Dinner, conversation, Convention planning
Installation of Officers


Contact Information
President / General Information - Mary Ann Taylor:
Website - Mary Williams:
Concert Series - Kimla Beasley:
VP/Membership - Lisa Beyer:
Programs - Amy Canchola:

Mu Phi Epsilon International: