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FALL 2016 - SPRING 2017 SEASON

Essex Chamber Music Players

 

 


 


 

 

 

 


 


 


All American Music
Pre-Election Day Concert
Collaboration with the Ellipsis Trio

Sunday, November 6, 2016, 2PM


Piano Trio No.2 in Bb Major   Op. 65 (1907-8)                                                     Arthur Foote (1853-1937)
                                                                                                                               

I. Allegro giocoso                                                                                   
II.  Tranquillo
Ill. Allegro molto

 

Three Spirituals for Flute and Piano                                                            Evelyn Simpson-Curenton   (b. 1953)
                                                                                                   

l.   Lil’ David
ll.  Calvary
lll. Get On Board

 

 

Homage To Poulenc, Mozart and MacDowell                                                             Emma Lou Diemer (b. 1927)
for Flute, Cello and Piano                                                                                                                         
                                                 
l.   Fast
ll.  Rather Slow, Expressive
lll. Very fast


Amanda Wang – Violin,    Michael Finegold – Flute,       Patrick Owen – Cello,      Constantine Finehouse - Piano


General admission: $15; NECC students with college ID: free.

The Hartleb Tech Center at Northern Essex Community College,
100 Elliott St., Haverhill MA 01830

 

 

 

 

 

Past Season -

FALL 2015 - SPRING 2016 CONCERTS
Essex Chamber Music Players

 

 

Sunday, April 17,
2 PM

Hartleb Tech Center at Northern Essex Community College
100 Elliott St., Haverhill MA 01830

Four American Music Premieres including a "Local Cultural History Through Music" setting of Robert Frost Poems

“Of Memories…..Of Love 1978” by Elliott Miles McKinley - Premiere of the Complete Work

“Flight of Change” by Nathaniel A. Akers - Premiere

“Thoughts Returning” by Peter R. Farmer  - Premiere

"Three Rustic Songs on Poems of Robert Frost," by Stephen James - Premiere

Poems:

  1. The Quest of the Purpled-Fringed
  2. The Sound of Trees
  3. Acceptance

Players:

Adriana Repetto - Soprano Michael Finegold - Flute
Andrew Kohji Taylor - Violin Ryan Yure - Clarinet
Patrick Owen - Cello Sarah Bob - Piano
Jane Ring Frank - Conductor Stephen James - Piano

General admission: $15; NECC students with college ID: free.

The Hartleb Tech Center at Northern Essex Community College,
100 Elliott St., Haverhill MA 01830

 

 

Past Season Fall 2014 - Spring 2015

October 26, 2014, 2 PM


David Hartleb Tech Center Multi-Purpose Room, Northern Essex Community College, 100 Elliott Street, Haverhill, MA

Spanish, French, German & American Music: Rodrigo, Ravel, Danzi and McKinley

Joaquín Rodrigo Cuatro Madrigales Amatorios (Four Love Songs) for Soprano and Piano  

Maurice Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Violoncello 

Franz Danzi: Trio No 1 for Flute, Violin and Cello, op.71

William Thomas McKinley: Haiku Settings for Soprano, Flute, Violin and Cello on the Haikus Cycles by Marlene Marie Mildner McKinley (World Premiere)

Adriana Repetto - Soprano, Michael Finegold - Flute, Andrew Kohji Taylor - Violin, Patrick Owen - Cello, Jeffrey C. Mead - Piano

 

Sunday, November 16, 2014, 2 PM

David Hartleb Tech Center Multi-Purpose Room, Northern Essex Community College, 100 Elliott Street, Haverhill, MA

Third Stream Music with the Essex Jazz Ensemble
Classical and Jazz interpretations
With renowned classical composer and jazz pianist William Thomas McKinley – pianist, Bruce Gertz – bassist, Austin McMahon - drummer, Michael Finegold – flutist/composer, and composer/jazz pianist Marc Rossi noted for his Indian influence Western styled music compositions

Sunday, April 26, 2015, 2 PM

Temple Emanuel, 7 Haggetts Pond Rd, Andover MA  01810

Benefit Concert for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Introduction by Dr. David Barbie- Dana-Farber cancer research

Maurice Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Violoncello 

Franz Danzi: Trio No 1 for Flute, Violin and Cello, op.71

Songs of Ned Rorem:
Early in the Morning
I am Rose
To a Young Girl On a Singing Girl

Songs of Aaron Copland:
Why do they shut me out of Heaven?
Pastorale
The Little Horses
Laurie's Song

William Thomas McKinley: Haiku Settings for Soprano, Flute, Violin and Cello on the Haikus Cycles by Marlene Marie Mildner McKinley

Adriana Repetto - Soprano, Michael Finegold - Flute, Andrew Kohji Taylor - Violin, Patrick Owen - Cello, Sarah Bob - Piano

General: $25, Students: $15

If unable to attend the concert you may donate directly
at http://www.myjimmyfundpage.org/give/jonifinegold,
or by writing a check to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and mailing it to: ECMP c/o Michael G. Finegold, 11 Lavender Hill Lane, Andover, MA 01810

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Local Cultural History Through Music(A Diary: Growing Up in North Andover 1874- 1892) and "Crowd Pleaser's

Music" Concert

Sunday, June 28, 2015, 2:00 PM

David Hartleb Tech Center Multi-Purpose Room, Northern Essex Community College, 100 Elliott Street, Haverhill, MA

Ralph Vaughn Williams: "The Lark Ascending"for Violin and Piano, inspired by the poem by George Meredith

Randall Woolf: "Nobody Move" for Piano Solo

William Thomas McKinley: Growing Up in North Andover: Diary of Horace N. Stevens for Narrator, Flute, Violin Cello, Piano and Percussion

Susan Davenny Wyner – Conductor, Peter Stevens - Narrator
Michael G. Finegold – Flute,  Jodi Hagen - Violin, Sam Ou - Cello,
Robert Schulz – Percussion,
Victoria Griswold (great granddaughter of Horace N. Stevens) – Piano

Sarah Bob - Piano

General admission: $15, seniors $10, students $5; NECC students with college ID are free

 

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Past season 2013- 2014


Sunday, October 20, 2013,
2 PM

David Hartleb Tech Center Multi-Purpose Room, Northern Essex Community College, 100 Elliott Street, Haverhill, MA 01830

Third Stream Music with the Essex Jazz Ensemble

Classical and Jazz interpretations

 With renowned classical composer and jazz pianist William Thomas McKinley – piano, Bruce Gertz – bass, Jim Lattini - drums, Michael Finegold – flute, and guest artist noted for his Indian influence Western styled music compositions Marc Rossi - piano; Special compositions: Ascending Dreams by Marc Rossi and Flowers in Autumn by Michael Finegold

General admission: $15, seniors $10, students $5; NECC students with college ID are free

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Sunday, November 17, 2013,
2 PM

David Hartleb Tech Center Multi-Purpose Room, Northern Essex Community College, 100 Elliott Street, Haverhill, MA

American, French and Czech Music: Gershwin, Ravel, Czerny and featuring Massachusetts composer Eric Sawyer’s Jehovah’s Watch, Six Emily Dickinson Poems

Eric Sawyer: Jehovah’s Watch, Six Emily Dickinson Poemsfor Soprano and Piano
Ravel: Chansons Madécasses (Songs of Madagascar), Song Cycle for soprano, flute, cello and piano
Three Gershwin Preludes for Piano and Cello
Two Porgy and Bess Songs for Piano and Cello
Czerny: Fantasia concertante for Piano, Flute and Cello,

Widely acclaimed guests performers: soprano Sarah Pelletier and pianist Lois Shapiro. Lois and Sara are versatile artists who are known for their beautiful, insightful and richly sensitive performances.
They will be joined by distinguished ECMP cellist Emmanuel Feldman and flutist Michael Finegold.
Composer Eric Sawyer will speak about his work.

General admission: $15, seniors $10, students $5; NECC students with college ID are free

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Sunday, March 30, 2014, 2 PM

David Hartleb Tech Center Multi-Purpose Room, Northern Essex Community College, 100 Elliott Street, Haverhill, MA

Concert featuring guest virtuoso violinist Andrew Kohji Taylor and ECMP pianist David Allan Pihl

Music of Arvo Pärt, Bach, Brahms, Chopin, Liszt and Quantz

Arvo Pärt: Fratres for Violin and Piano
Brahms: Sonata No. 2 for Violin and Piano in A Major
Liszt: Two Concert Etudes for Piano
Chopin: Barcarolle for Piano 
J. S. Bach: Preludio, Gavotte and Rondeau from the Partita in E Major for Solo Violin
Quantz: Trio Sonata in D for Flute, Violin and Piano with basso continuo; Michael Finegold - flute, guest Priscilla Bellairs - cello

General admission: $15, seniors $10, students $5; NECC students with college ID are free

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Sunday, June 22, 2014, 2PM

David Hartleb Tech Center Multi-Purpose Room, Northern Essex Community College, 100 Elliott Street, Haverhill, MA

Concert in memory of Joni Alicia Finegold to Benefit Dana-Farber Cancer Institute - Broadway Stars Jenny Powers and Matt Cavenaugh singing Broadway selections accompanied by pianist Robert Lague. New classical works performed in memoriam. Clarinetist Richard Stoltzman, virtuoso violinist Andrew Kohji Taylor, sopranos Adriana Repetto, Jenny Powers, pianists Lois Shapiro, David Pihl, Stephen James, cellists Emmanuel Feldman, Timothy Roberts, Patrick Owen and flutist Michael Finegold.

Elliott M. McKinley: Of Memories... Of Love: Summer 1978 for Soprano, Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello and Piano
Michael G. Finegold: Lament for Joni for Flute/Alto Flute, Violin, Cello and Piano
Making Sense of It All - Reflections on Cancer - Poems by Joni Alicia Finegold for Soprano for Flute, Violin, Cello and Piano
William Thomas McKinley: It's Time To Let Go - Poem by Diana F. Finegold for Soprano, Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello and Piano
Peter R. Farmer: Warm Summer Sun- Poem by Mark Twain(adopted from Robert Richardson's poem Annette) for Soprano, Alto Flute, Clarinet, Violins, Violoncello and Piano

General: $25, Students: $15

If unable to attend the concert you may donate directly at http://www.myjimmyfundpage.org/give/jonifinegold, or by writing a check to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and mailing it to: ECMP c/o Michael G. Finegold, 11 Lavender Hill Lane, Andover, MA 01810

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