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Past Season - Fall 2016 - Spring 2017

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
  

Homage to Poulenc, Mozart and MacDowell                   Ema Lou Diemer
for Flute, Cello and Piano                                                                                                                

Three Spirituals for Flute and Piano                  Evelyn Simpson-Curenton  

Piano Trio, Op, 150                                                                     Amy Beach                           

 

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

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Pianist Constantine Finehouse in Concert

Sunday March 26, 2017, 2PM


Beethoven: Sonata in A-flat Major, Op. 110

Albeniz: "Navarra"

W. Bolcom: "Rochberg Variations"

Schumann: "Noveletten", Op. 21


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

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

 

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The Breath of Spring

Sunday, April 23, 2017

2 PM

David Bennett Thomas: Contemplations: Five Songs on Anne Bradstreet                    
for Soprano, Flute, Cello, and Piano
1. I Wist Not What To Wish (Verse 2)
2. I Heard The Merry Grasshopper Then Sing (Verse 9)
3. Under the cooling shadow of the stately elm (Verse 21)
4. Sometimes in Eden fair he seems to be (Verse 11)
5. “O merry bird,” said I, “that fears no snares.” (Verses 27-28)
Charlotte Russell, soprano and Players

Daniel J. Kennedy: Trio No. 1 for Flute, Cello and Piano                                                               

Daniel J. Kennedy: Trio No. 2 for Flute, Cello and Piano

Johannes Brahms: Intermezzo in A Major, Op. 118/2 for Piano

Bohuslav Martinu: Trio for flute, cello and piano

  1. Poco allegretto
  2. Adagio
  3. Andante-Allegro scherzando

Charlotte Russell- Soprano, Michael Finegold - Flute

Sam Ou - Cello, Constantine Finehouse - Piano

 

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

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

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Sunday, May 21, 2017

The Memorial Concert for Composer William Thomas McKinley has been moved to Jordan Hall at the New England Conservatory of Music, and postponed till fall 2018.

Thank you.

 

FALL 2015 - SPRING 2016 CONCERTS
Ess
ex 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

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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Sunday, June 28, 2015, 2:00 PM

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

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

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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

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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.

 

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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

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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


FALL 2012 - SPRING 2013 CONCERTS

Sunday, September 30th, 2 - 5 PM, Rogers Center for the Arts
Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike Street, North Andover, MA 01845 
Box Office: 978-837-5355
Admission: Free
Also see Anne Bradstreet Symposium and Tea with Anne Bradstreet on Saturday afternoony 9/29 at www.annebradstreet.org
(Donations are needed as well as ad purchases for placement in the program booklet which include the ECMP 2012-2013 concert season. See Donate/ Advertise page.)

Anne Bradstreet's 400th Birthday Gala Concert: Celebration of Her Life and Poetry, including Poetry Set to Music featuring Cappella Clausura - Amelia LeClair Director; Essex Chamber Music Players- Michael Finegold Artistic Director; North Andover High School Scarlet and Black Singers – Sara Durkin Director; New England Classical Singers – David Hodgkins - Director, and Susan Lenoe as Mistress Anne Bradstreet
Audience question and answer period will follow.

Cappella Clausura
Dorothy Lamb Crawford: Portrait of Anne Bradstreet
“To My Dear and Loving Husband”
“Upon the Burning of Burning of our House, July 10th, 1666”

Hilary Tann: Contemplations Verses 8, 9 (2012); Contemplations Verses 21, 22 (2005)

New England Classical Singers
Kenneth Seitz: from Voices of Remembrance for Chorus, Flute, String Quintet and Piano
Mvnt. I Prologue (first verse)
Mvnt. IV Contemplations (verse 33)

Essex Chamber Music Players
Eric Sawyer: Earthly Store (Two Anne Bradstreet Songsfor Soprano, Flute, Cello and Piano
1. Verses upon the Burning of our House, July 10th, 1666    
2. A Letter to Her Husband, Absent upon Public Employment

David Bennett Thomas: Contemplations: Five Songs on Anne Bradstreet                  
for Soprano, Flute, Cello, and Piano
1. I Wist Not What To Wish (Verse 2)
2. I Heard The Merry Grasshopper Then Sing  (Verse 9)
3. Under the cooling shadow of the stately elm (Verse 21)
4. Sometimes in Eden fair he seems to be (Verse 11)
5. “O merry bird,” said I, “that fears no snares.” (Verses 27-28)

North Andover High School Scarlet and Black Singers
David Bennett Thomas: “To My Dear Children” for Chorus                                             

For more info go to www.annebradstreet.org

Partially sponsored by the Yale University School of Music Alumni/Ventures Fund, Eastern Bank, Enterprise Bank, Merrimack College and the Andover and North Andover Local Cultural Councils of the Massachusetts Cultural Council .MCC logo Starhttp://www.massculturalcouncil.org/

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Sunday, November 4, 2012, 2PM
Sparhawk School, 196 Main St., Amesbury, MA 01913

The November 4th Concert with much regret has been cancelled. Please read below.

The Amesbury Days Committee regrets that due to unanticipated logistical problems, we cannot host the November 4 concert as scheduled in the ECMP program. We appreciate the support of and understanding of ECMP musicians and fans, and wish them the best with the remainder of the 2012-2013 season. The possibility of rescheduling in Amesburyfor the summer of 2013 remains.

'Amesbury Days' Concert
Music Selections about Water, including selected scenic videos of Amesbury
$12 general admission, $10 adults accompanied by a friend or family member, $8 seniors and students

Program:
Trio in D Major for Flute, Cello and Piano by Franz Joseph Haydn

From Sonata da Camera
, Op. 48 for Flute, Cello and Piano by Gabriel Pierné
Finale: Allegretto giocoso

From Five Impressions of A Holiday, Op. 7 by Sir Eugene Goossens
No. 2. Le Long des Rivieres  (By The River), No. 3. Le Petit Moulin a eau (The Water Wheel)

Pastorale from Ballade, Pastorale and Dance for Flute, French horn, and Piano by Eric Ewazen

Jardin sous la pluie (Garden in the Rain) from Estampes for Piano by Claude Debussy

Selections from Amesbury Sketches for Flute, French horn, Cello and Piano by J. Windel Brown
(The composer will briefly speak about his music.)        
2. Amesbury Carriages, 4. Powder House

Selections from Suite No. 6 in D Major for Solo Cello by Johann Sebastian Bach
Prelude, Sarabande, Gigue

The Alla Hornpipe from the Water Music, Suite No. 2 in D major by George Frideric Handel  
(Arrangement for Flute, French horn, Cello and Keyboard strings by Michael G. Finegold)                

Michael G.Finegold - flute; Guest Hilary Ledebuhr - French horn; Emmanuel Feldman - cello; David A. Pihl - piano

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Sunday, November 18, 2012, 2 - 4:00PM

at the Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill Campus -
The David Hartleb Tech Center, Haverhill MA, 01830

Essex Jazz Ensemble (EJE) Concert Fundraiser for ECMP
with ECMP Artistic Director flutist Michael Finegold, internationally renowned
classical composer and jazz pianist Tom McKinley, Boston's top bassist Bruce Gertz
and well known jazz drummer Bob Savine

Originals and American Popular Standards in a Fresh Style

Selections: "Only Have Eyes for You", "Artistry In Rhythm", "Cantaloupe Island", "No 371", "Yesterdays",
"Brazil", Chopin's "Prelude in A Major", "The Way you Look Tonight", "You Stepped Out of A Dream", "Waltz,"
"Slow-Burn", "Song is You", "Caravan", "Funk-Rock Thing", and more.

General Admission- $15, Seniors- $10, Students- $5.

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Sunday, February 24, 2013, 2:00 PM; snowstorm date: Sunday March 24, 2:00 PM.

Northern Essex Community College
,
Haverhill Campus
The David Hartleb Tech Center, Haverhill MA, 01830

Pianist David Allan Pihl in Concert
Fundraiser for the Essex Chamber Music Players
Music of Mozart, Brahms, and William Thomas McKinley

The concert is postponed till Sunday March 24 due to the February 24 snowstorm.
We look forward to seeing you at the concert on March 24th.

Program:

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Sonata #7 in C Major Kv 309

Johannes Brahms: Capriccio in f# minor, op 76
Johannes Brahms: Rhapsodie #1 in b minor, op 79
Johannes Brahms: Intermezzo in A Major, op 118

-Intermission-

William Thomas McKinley: from Etudes for Solo Piano

1.Stars
2.Storms
3.Leaves
4.Waves
5.Mist

6.Atoms
7.Balloons
8.Dancers
9.Puppets

10.Silks
11.Fragrances
12.Columns
13.Battles
14.Clouds
15.Locomotives
16.Hearts
17.Volcanoes

General Admission- $15, Seniors- $10, Students- $5, NECC students free with student ID

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Sunday, May 19, 2013, 2:00 PM

Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill Campus
The David Hartleb Tech Center, Haverhill MA, 01830


ECMP Concert with Special Guests: Internationally known clarinetist Richard Stoltzman, and Violinist Andrew Kohji-Taylor
Carl Vollrath: Movements 3 and 5 from Duo for Flute and Clarinet*
Handel-Halvorsen Duo for Violin and Cello
Ingolf Dahl: Concerto a Tré for Clarinet, Violin and Cello
William Thomas McKinley: Streets of New York for Flute, Clarinet, Violin and Cello (World Premiere)

The Streets of New York
movements:

  1. Flights of Fancy-(flying to New York)
  2. All the Little Children Playing-(hopscotch, seesaw, jumping jacks, jumping rope, the swings)
  3. Hot Nights of Dancing-(after hours on the hottest summer nights)
  4. The Speed of Light-(the phenomenal New York cabs- those ‘wild taxi rides’)
  5. Trip the Light Fantastic-(from Shakespeare, Milton, to ‘Eastside Westside’)
  6. Fat Tuesdays- (a jazz set ‘sitting in’)
  7. Neutrinos- (the set gets ‘burning’)
  8. I’ve Got Infinity You’ve Got Infinity-(to my wife Marlene, ‘There Will Never Be Another You’)
  9. The Streets of New York-(an instrumental Beatitude with poem by McKinley ‘Blessed are the Streets of New York’)
  10. Return Flights of Fancy-(flying home the repeat experience)

    Dedicated to the Essex Chamber Music Players
    Featuring guest artists, Richard Stoltzman—Clarinet
    Michael Finegold—Flute, Piccolo
    Andrew Kohji-Taylor—Violin
    Emmanuel Feldman—Cello

*Richard Stoltzman and Michael Finegold have recorded the Vollrath Duo on MMC CD titled Jack's Fat Cat, available on iTunes and other sites.

Michael G.Finegold - flute; Richard Stoltzman - clarinet; Andrew Kohji-Taylor - violin; Emmanuel Feldman - cello
General Admission- $15, Seniors- $10, Students- $5, NECC students free with student ID

 

FALL 2011 - SPRING 2012 CONCERTS

Sunday, October 23, 2011, 2:00 PM at the Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill Campus -
The David Hartleb Tech Center, Haverhill, MA, 01830


Program:
World Premieres of Fanfares for the 50th Anniversary of Northern Essex Community College by
composers-
Stephen Feigenbaum
: Spread the News
Michael G. Finegold
: Fanfare in Bb and Variation (based on the Bill Winiker Orchestra Fanfare)
Donald Krishnaswami
: Anniversary Fanfare
Erik Lindgren
: 50 Years of Excellence
Kate Sullivan
: Fanfare in The Key of NECC
Including:
Albert Roussel: Trio for Flute, Viola and Cello, Op.40
Ludwig van Beethoven: Duo in E Flat for Viola and Cello, WoO 32 'Eyeglass'
David Bennett Thomas: Tale for Flute, Viola and Cello (World Premiere)

Michael G. Finegold - flute; Donald Krishnaswami - Viola; Emmanuel Feldman - cello
General Admission- $15, Seniors- $10, Students- $5, NECC students free with student ID. You can purchase tickets online in advance at MVArts.

Sunday, February 19, 2012, 2 PM at the Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill Campus - The David Hartleb
Tech Center, Haverhill MA
01830. Snow storm date: February 26th, same time, same place.

Piano Recital by David Alan Pihl - postponed until November 2012
Fundraiser for the Essex Chamber Music Players


Sunday, March 25, 2012, 2:00 PM at the Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill Campus -
The David Hartleb Tech Center, Haverhill MA, 01830


Premiers of brief works, each in celebration of NECC’s 50th Anniversary using 50 measures, 50 beats or other fiftieth relationships by -
Marc Rossi
: Shiva's 50 Steps
Elliott McKinley
: 50 + Times Three
Daniel J. Kennedy
: 50/50
Stephen Peisch: Small Mysteries at Fifty Beats Per Minute
Including:
Gabriel Pierne: Sonata da Camera, Op. 48 for Flute, Cello and Piano
Peter Farmer: Trio for Flute, Cello and Piano (World Premiere)

Audience question and answer period will follow with composers and players.

Michael G.Finegold - flute; Emmanuel Feldman - cello; David A. Pihl - piano
General Admission- $15, Seniors- $10, Students- $5, NECC students free with student ID. You can purchase tickets online in advance at MVArts.

Summer Concerts

"At the Powow Dam, Amesbury"
With Music Selections about Water
Saturday evening, June 23, 2012, 7pm - 8:30pm for the Amesbury Days Kickoff and 25th Anniversary Celebration
at the
Millyard Amphitheater, Amesbury MA.
Also see Amesbury Days concert publicity.
Admission: Free

THE CONCERT WAS POSTPONED DUE TO STORMY WEATHER.

WE ARE ALL DISSPOINTED AT NOT HAVING THIS WONDERFUL THEMATIC CONCERT AND EVENT.

'AMESBURY DAYS' WILL LET US KNOW WHENTHE CONCERT WILL BE RE-SCHEDULED.

Trio in D Major for Flute, Cello and Piano by Franz Joseph Haydn

From Sonata da Camera
, Op. 48 for Flute, Cello and Piano by Gabriel Pierné
Finale: Allegretto giocoso

From Five Impressions of A Holiday, Op. 7 by Sir Eugene Goossens
No. 2. Le Long des Rivieres  (By The River)
No. 3. Le Petit Moulin a eau (The Water Wheel)


Pastorale from Ballade, Pastorale and Dance for Flute, French horn, and Piano by Eric Ewazen

Jardin sous la pluie (Garden in the Rain) from Estampes for Piano by Claude Debussy

Selections from Amesbury Sketches for Flute, French horn, Cello and Piano by J. Windel Brown
(The composer will briefly speak about his music.)        
2. Amesbury Carriages
4. Powder House

Selections from Suite No. 6 in D Major for Solo Cello by Johann Sebastian Bach
Prelude
Sarabande
Gigue

The Alla Hornpipe from the Water Music, Suite No. 2 in D major by George Frideric Handel  
(Arrangement for Flute, French horn, Cello and Keyboard strings by Michael G. Finegold)                

Michael G.Finegold - flute; Guest Hilary Ledebuhr - French horn; Emmanuel Feldman - cello; David A. Pihl - piano


Fall 2010 - Spring/Summer 2011

  • ECMP Haverhill Middle Schools 'Notes' on Haverhill History Educational Program
    Mornings: September 21 - October 8, 2010. See News. Contact ECMP314@comcast.net for further information
    .


  • Sunday, November 14, 2010, 2:00 PM at the Northern Essex Community College,
    Haverhill Campus - Tech Center, Haverhill MA

Program:
Franz Joseph Haydn: Trio in D Major for Flute, Cello and Piano
Adolphus C. Hailstork: Sonatina for Flute and Piano
Zoltán Kodály: Sonata for solo cello, Op. 8, first movement
J. Windel Brown: Amesbury Sketches for Flute, French horn, Cello and Piano (World Premiere)

Michael G. Finegold - flute; Kenneth Pope - French horn; Emmanuel Feldman - cello;
David A. Pihl - piano


General Admission- $15, Seniors- $10, Students- $5, NECC students free with student ID.

Piano Recital of American Composers by David Alan Pihl
Fundraiser for the Essex Chamber Music Players

Snow storm date: January 30th, same time, same place.


Program:
Edward MacDowell: Praeludium (from First Modern Suite, Op. 10, No. 1)
Edward MacDowell: A.D. MDCXX (from the Sea Pieces, Op. 55)
Daniel Pinkham: 2 Preludes, Nos. IX & X
Eubie Blake: The Charleston Rag
Amy Beach: Morning Glories, Op. 97, No. 1
Amy Beach: Dreaming, Op. 15, No. 3
Marc Rossi: Invitation to Freedom: Three Movements for Solo Piano Inspired by the Teachings of J. Krishnamurti – Movements 2: The Labyrinth of Dreams and Reason and 3: Living in Ecstasy / You are The World

-Intermission-

George Gershwin: “Fascinating Rhythm”
George Gershwin: “Liza”
Elaine Erickson: Theme and Variations Elaine Erickson: Lament
Charles E. Ives: “Hawthorne” (from the Piano Sonata #2, Concord Massachusetts)
Alan Hovhaness: Evening Bell (from Visionary Landscapes)
Leo Sowerby: The Shining Big Seawater

General Admission - $15, Seniors- $10, Students- $5, NECC students free with student ID. Donations above the General admission greatly welcomed!


  • Sunday, April 3, 2011, 2:00 PM at the Northern Essex Community College,
    Haverhill Campus - Tech Center, Haverhill MA


    Program:
    Eugene Goossens: Five Impressions of a Holiday for Flute, Violoncello and Piano
    J. S. Bach: Suite # 5 in C minor for solo cello
    William Thomas McKinley: Groove Pieces for Flute, Cello and Piano (World Premiere)

Michael G.Finegold - flute; Emmanuel Feldman - cello; David A. Pihl - piano

General Admission- $15, Seniors- $10, Students- $5, NECC students free with student ID
You can purchase tickets online in advance at MVArts.

Summer 2011- Essex Jazz Ensemble

Thursday July 7, 2011, 6 - 8 PM
Rain date: Friday, July 8, 2011, same time and place
Trustees of the Reservation: Stevens-Coolidge Place, 137 Andover Street, North Andover, MA 01845.

Bring a lawn chair or picnic blanket.
Admission: $7 per person or $10 per family which includes 2 adults and children under 18. Profits to benefit the property.

Originals and American Popular Standards in a Fresh Style

Selections: "Only Have Eyes for You", "Artistry In Rhythm", "Cantaloupe Island", "No 371", "Yesterdays", "Brazil", Chopin's "Prelude in A Major", "Spring Is Here", "Waltz", "Slow-Burn", "Song is You","For All We Know". Beatles' "And I Love Her","Caravan", "Funk-Rock Thing", and more

Featuring Internationally renowned classical composer and jazz pianist Tom McKinley, sensational bassist Justin Purtill, well known jazz drummer Joe Hunt and ECMP Artistic Director flutist Michael Finegold

Partial funding support is from the North Andover Local Cultural Council
.MCC logo Starhttp://www.massculturalcouncil.org/

Essex Jazz Ensemble

Wednesday, August 17, 2011, 6 - 8PM; rain date: Thursday, August 18, 2011 same time, same place.
If it rains call 978-623-8279 after 4 PM.

At The Park (also known as the Commons) Chestnut and Bartlett Streets, Andover, MA 01810.

Please see the program information above.

Bring your picnic supper, chairs or blanket, and bug spray. Fun for the whole family.

Admission is free.

Sponsored by Andover Community Services


Fall 2009 - Spring 2010

  • October 18, 2009, 2:30 PM at the Northern Essex Community College,
    Haverhill Campus - Tech Center

    Program:
    Norman Dello Joio: Trio for Flute, Cello and Piano
    Heitor Villa-Lobos: Assobio A Jato - The Jet Whistle for Flute and Cello
    Felix Mendelssohn: Trio in D minor for Flute, Cello and Piano in celebration of Mendelssohn's bicentennial!

    Michael Finegold- flute; Emmanuel Feldman– cello; David Pihl- piano


MCC logo Star

 

  • February 21, 2010, 2:30 PM
    ECMP Fundraiser with the Essex Jazz Ensemble
    Originals and American Popular Standards Performed in a Fresh Style
    Selections: "Only Have Eyes for You", "Artistry In Rhythm", "Cantaloupe Island" , "No 371", "Yesterdays" , "Brazil", Chopin's "Prelude in A Major", "Spring Is Here", "Waltz", "Slow-Burn" , "Song is You" "Funk-Rock Thing" and other originals

    Featuring Internationally renowned classical composer and jazz pianist Tom McKinley, Boston's top bassist Bruce Gertz, well known jazz drummer Joe Hunt and ECMP Artistic Director flutist Michael Finegold.

    Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill Campus- Tech Center

    General admission: at the door $10 or donation, children $5 or donation, NECC students $5 or donation
    Advance purchase at http://www.mvarts.info


  • Sunday, March 21, 2:00 PM, Andover Memorial Hall Library, Andover, MA 01810
    Special Concert
    Michael Finegold and David Pihl in Concert
    Program:
    Paul Hindemith: Sonata for Flute and Piano
    Sofia Gubaidulina: Allegro Rustico, and Sounds of the Forest
    Benjamin Godard: Valse
    Stephen Peisch: Childrens' Suite No. 1, and Adult Modern Suite
    Admission: free


  • April 18, 2010, 2:30 PM
    Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill Campus - Tech Center

    Essex Chamber Music Players Gala 10th Anniversary, and CD 1 Debut - "Classical Contemporary Chamber Music for the 21st Century, Volume 1" Celebration Concert

    Honored guest speakers: James Fiorentini, Mayor of Haverhill, David Harleb, President of Northern Essex Community College, Barry R. Finegold, Massachusetts State Representative.

    Cellist Jonathan Miller of the Boston Symphony Orchestra will be performing with us.

    Music Program: Selection from the CD, plus Bach
    Emma Lou Diemer: Homage to Poulenc, Mozart and MacDowell for Flute, Cello and Piano
    Elaine Erickson: Songs of Summer for Soprano and Flute
    Marc W. Rossi: Fantasy in Adi Talam for Flute/Alto Flute and Cello
    J. Windel Brown: Vocalise 1, "Seasons" from Three Vocalises for Soprano, Flute and Piano
    plus
    J. S. Bach: Suite No. 6 in D for Solo Cello

    Charlotte Russell- soprano; Michael Finegold- flute; guest Jonathan Miller of the Boston Symphony Orchestra – cello; David Pihl- piano

    General admission: at the door $10, children $5, NECC students free with NECC ID

    Special package sale with tickets purchased in advance at http://www.mvarts.info: our new CD plus admission ticket - $15; CD received at admission desk. The CD may be purchased separately at the door for $10, special introduction price. To order by mail send $10 check made out to Essex Chamber Music Players or cash to Essex Chamber Music Players c/o Michael Finegold, 11 Lavender Hill Ln, Andover, MA 01810. You can also purchase the CD at CDBaby.com.


  • Special Concert
    Cello & Flute Concert

    Jonathan Miller – Cellist
    Member of the Boston Symphony
    Michael G. Finegold – Flutist
    Artistic Director of the Essex Chamber Music Players

    Program:
    Bach: Suite for Solo Cello No 1
    Rossi: A Fantasy in Adi Talam for Flute and Cello with Marc Rossi: Talum


    Sunday, April 25, 3 PM - Free
    Library Activity Room, Flint Memorial Library
    147 Park St., Rt. 62, North Reading, MA 01864
    978-664-4942

    www.flintmemoriallibrary.org



    Special Jazz Concert - Memorial Day Weekend at Winnekinni Castle, Haverhill, MA

    The Essex Jazz Ensemble - Originals and American Popular Standards Performed in a Fresh Style
    Selections: "Only Have Eyes for You", "Artistry In Rhythm", "Cantaloupe Island" , "No 371", "Yesterdays" , "Brazil", Chopin's "Prelude in A Major", "Spring Is Here", "Waltz", "Slow-Burn" , "Song is You" Beatles' "And I Love Her", "Funk-Rock Thing", and other originals

    Featuring Internationally renowned classical composer and jazz pianist Tom McKinley, Boston's top bassist Bruce Gertz, well known jazz drummer Joe Hunt and ECMP Artistic Director flutist Michael Finegold.

    Sunday, May 30th, 2 - 4 PM
    Winnekenni Castle
    Admission Free

Fall 2008 -Summer 2009

At Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill campus as part of the NECC Series
Sunday Concerts at 2:30 PM

  • Sunday, November 16, 2008, 2:30 PM
    Northern Essex Community College Tech Center Multi-Purpose Room
    100 Elliott Street, Haverhill, MA 01830

    Jan Ladislav Dussek: Grand Sonata, Op. 65 for Flute, Cello & Piano
    Gaspar Cassado: Suite for Solo Cello
    J. Windel Brown: Whittier Sketches for Flute and Cello (World Premiere of  a
    “Local Cultural History Through Music” work)
    Dietrich Buxtehude: Sonata in G for Flute, Cello and Continuo

    Michael Finegold- flute; Emmanuel Feldman– cello; David Pihl- piano

    General admission: $10; ACF members, students $5; NECC students with college ID: free


  • Sunday, February 8, 2009, 2 - 3:15PM
    Essex Jazz Ensemble (EJE) Concert
    with ECMP Artistic Director flutist Michael Finegold, internationally renowned
    classical composer and jazz pianist Tom McKinley, Boston's top bassist Bruce Gertz
    and well known jazz drummer Jim Lattini
    Andover Memorial Hall Library, Andover, MA 01810
    Admission: free



  • Sunday, February 22, 2:30 PM, with a snow date Sunday, March 1, 2009, 2:30 PM
    Northern Essex Community College Tech Center Multi-Purpose Room
    100 Elliott Street, Haverhill, MA 01830
  • The concert is postponed till Sunday March 1. We would rather err on the side of
    caution regarding the weather. We hope to see you March 1.
    Thank you to all that were able to atten the March 1 snow date findraiser concert
    and it literally was a "snow date".
    For those who could only attend February 22nd date
    we are sorry you missed the concert. We hope to see you at our next concert.
    If you wish, youcan still make a donation.

    Piano Recital by David Alan Pihl
    Fundraiser for ECMP
    Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata in D minor op. 31, No. 2 (“The Tempest”)
    Marc W. Rossi: Invitation to Freedom: Three Movements for Solo Piano
    Inspired by the Teachings of J. Krishnamurti – Movement 1 “What Are You Seeking” (World Premiere)
    Frederic Chopin: Andante spianato and Grande Polonaise brillante, Opus 22General admission: $10; ACF members, students $5; NECC students with college ID: free

  • Educational visit with our Cultural History Through Music progam:
    'Notes' on Haverhill History to the A.B Consentino School, 685 Washington Street, Haverhill MA 01832-4598

    Presentation Friday, March 13, Concert -Thursday March 26, Workshop -Wednesday April 15, 2009.
    Time schedule 8:45am- 9:30am; 9:30am -10:15am; 10:15am - 11am.
    Open to the public.
    See our News for more information or call the school at (978) 374-5775
  •  Sunday, April 26, 2009, 2:30PM
    Northern Essex Community College Tech Center Multi-Purpose Room
    100 Elliott Street, Haverhill, MA 01830

    Charlotte Russell- soprano; Michael Finegold- flute;Emmanuel Feldman– cello; David Pihl- piano

    Elaine Erickson: Songs of Summer for Soprano and Flute (Premiere)
    J.S. Bach: Suite for Solo Cello
    Michael G. Finegold: Rave Reflections for Flute, Cello and Piano (Complete Premiere)
    David Bennett Thomas: Contemplation based on the poem by Ann Bradstreet for Soprano,
    Flute, Cello and Piano (World Premiere of a “Local Cultural History Through Music” work)

    General admission: $10; ACF members, students $5; NECC students with college ID: free

 

Fresh interpretations of American standards, exciting originals, Latin rhythms, funk and
touches of the classical music

EJE Concert 1
sponsored by Live Lawrence 2009 Traveling Cafe

ECMP Artistic Director classical and jazz flutist Michael Finegold, internationally
renowned classical composer and jazz pianist Tom McKinley, one of Boston's best Barry Smith - bass,
and well known jazz drummer Jim Lattini

Thursday, July 30, 5 - 8PM, Heritage State Park, Lawrence MA
(if rain- indoors at the Visitors Center, same place)

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EJE Concert 2 sponsored by Andover Communities Services
Wednesday, August 5, 2009, 6 - 8 PM due to weather postponed till tomorrow-Thurs. Aug. 6
(rain date: Thurs. Aug. 6th, same time)
Andover Town Common, (Chestnut & Bartlett Streets), Andover, MA 01810
Admission: free
Bring a blanket or chair, have a picnic!

ECMP Artistic Director flutist Michael Finegold, internationally renowned classical composer and jazz pianist Tom McKinley, Boston's top bassist Bruce Gertz and well known jazz drummer Bob Kaufman

Bassist for Thursday's concert will be Bob Nieske. Check him out.


Fall 2007 - Summer 2008

ECMP at North Parish
Sunday, October, 21, 2007
2:30 PM – Concert


Celebrating History Sunday at North Parish Church (and new renovations completed)
including
the 200th Anniversary of the North Parish Paul Revere Bell

190 Academy Rd., North Andover MA 01845
Sunday, October, 21, 2007 Events:
North Parish Anniversary morning services - 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM
The Meeting House, its Significance in History

An historical exhibit by the North Andover Historical Society "We Went to Meeting",
a history of North Parish Church, 1 PM, 153 Academy Road.

*Sunday Afternoon – 2:30 PM - Essex Chamber Music Players in Concert- A Glimpse of History *

“A Diary, Growing up in North Andover’ 1874-1892 by Horace Nathaniel Stevens
for Flute, Violin, 'cello, Piano, Percussionist and male Narrator

by William Thomas McKinley (World Premiere)

In celebration of the John Greenleaf Whittier Bicentennial 2007 with music setting of his poems-
Whittier Songs for Soprano, Tenor, Flute, 'Cello and Piano
by Harold Shapero

Charlotte Russell- soprano; John Sullivan- tenor, Narrator; Michael Finegold- flute; Peter Zazofsky- violin;
Emmanuel Feldman– cello; David Pihl- piano, Victoria Griswold- piano, Aaron Trant- percussion,
and John Heiss - conductor

Admission Free

The concert-event is a collaboration of the Stevens Family, the North Parish of North Andover
Unitarian Universalist Church,
the North Andover Historical Society and ECMP.

The above concert is funded in part by: mass culture
through the North Andover and Andover Cultural Councils, and Northern Essex Community College.


2008 Spring Concerts

Piano Recital Fundraiser for ECMP
Northern Essex Community College Tech Center Multi-Purpose Room
100 Elliott Street, Haverhill, MA 01830
Sunday, February 3, 2008, 2:30 PM

Pianist David Alan Pihl in concert

Robert Schumann: Sonata for Piano in F# minor, opus 11
William Thomas McKinley: Fourteen Etudes (from Twenty-Four Etudes) for Piano
Frederic Chopin: Nocturne No. 2 in Eb, opus 55
Frederic Chopin: Scherzo No. 3 in C# minor, opus 39

General admission: $10; ACF members, students $5; NECC students with college ID: free

 

EJE Jazz Concert
Sunday, February 24, 2008, 2 - 3:15PM
Andover Memorial Hall Library, Andover, MA 01810
Admission: free

Special Jazz Concert by the Essex Jazz Ensemble with ECMP Artistic Director flutist
Michael Finegold, internationally renowned classical composer and jazz pianist Tom McKinley,
Boston's top bassist Bruce Gertz and well known jazz drummer Jim Lattini



ECMP at NECC

Northern Essex Community College Tech Center Multi-Purpose Room
100 Elliott Street, Haverhill, MA 01830
Sunday, April 13, 2008, 2:30 PM

Michael Finegold- flute; Emmanuel Feldman– cello; cl- piano

Sofia Gubaidulina: Allegro Rustico and Sounds of the Forest for Flute and Piano
Roger Rudenstein: Cello and Piano Sonata No. 2 "Hail to the Chief " (World Premier)
Joseph Haydn: Trio No. 29 in G Major for Flute, Cello and Piano (Hob.XV:15)
Christopher Caliendo: Sincerita and Triesteza for Flute, Cello and Piano

General admission: $10; ACF members, students $5; NECC students with college ID: free

 

2008 SUMMER CONCERTS

Essex Jazz Ensemble Concert sponsored by Andover Communities Services
Wednesday, July 9, 2008, 6 - 8 PM *Postponed till tomorrow (Thurs.) due to weather, note new time*
(rain date: Thurs. July 10th, 6:30- 8:30PM)
Andover Town Common, Andover, MA 01810
Admission: free

ECMP Artistic Director flutist Michael Finegold, internationally renowned classical composer
and jazz pianist Tom McKinley, Boston's top bassist Bruce Gertz and well known jazz drummer Jim Lattini

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Fall 2006 to Summer 2007

2006 Fall Concerts

  • Fall Concert Series Presented by Friends of the Lawrence Public Library
    Supported by Catherine McCarthy Memorial Trust
    Lawrence Public Library (Main Library) 51 Lawrence Street, Lawrence, MA 01841
    Sunday, September 10, 2006, 2PM

The Essex Chamber Music Players

Michael Finegold – flute, Raphael Popper-Keizer – cello,
Carmen Rodriguez-Peralta (guest artist) – piano

Program:
Johann Sebastian Bach: Sonata in E major for Flute and Continuo, BMV 1035
Ludwig Van Beethoven: Seven Variations on “Bei Mannern, welche Liebe fuhlen”
from the Magic Flute for Piano and Violoncello
Franz Joseph Haydn: Trio No. 28 in D major for Flute , Cello and Piano, Hob XV:16

Admission: Free
For Information call the Lawrence Public Library (978) 682-1727.

  • LEAP Haverhill! 2006 Concert
    Saturday, September 16, 2006, 7:30 PM
    Universalist Unitarian Church,15 Kenoza Ave, Haverhill, MA 01830

New Music on the Poetry of John Greenleaf Whittier and the Cultural History of Haverhill

Charlotte Russell soprano, John Sullivan tenor, Michael Finegold flute, Robin Milinazzo French horn,
Raphael Popper Keizer cello, David Pihl piano

Program
Ray Loring: June on the Merrimack for Flute, Cello and Piano based on the poem of John
Greenleaf Whittier
J. Windel Brown: Basiliere Bridge (new extended version) from Haverhill Sketches for
Flute, French horn, Cello and Piano, including Bridges of Haverhill paintings display and slides
Harold Shapero: Song Cycle for Soprano, Tenor, Flute, Cello and Piano
on John Greenleaf Whittier's poems " The Merrimac ", "The Trailing Arbutus"
and the premiere of "The Hymn to the Children" as well his sister Elizabeth's "Night and Death"

The composers will speak about their music. The audience is invited to ask questions.
Rene Harlow, Curator of John Greenleaf Whittier Birthplace, Haverhill, MA will speak
about the poems.

Admission: $7, tax-deductible proceeds go to make this and future EMCP concerts possible
through LEAP Haverhill! a collaboration of MVPG, Inc ( www.mvpginc.org ) and local non-profit,
business and municipal organizations to support local arts and cultural programs that create
awareness of Haverhill's diverse cultural heritage contributing to the creative community and
economic development of Haverhill.

For more LEAP information visit: www.LeapMerrimackValley.org or call 978-374-2388, ext. 31
Our thanks for the contributions and support from the Haverhill Historical Society, Haverhill Downtown Association and Haverhill Cultural Council, a local program of the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

 

  • ECMP Concert at NECC
    Northern Essex Community College Tech Center Multi-Purpose Room
    100 Elliott Street, Haverhill, MA 01830
    Sunday, November 19, 2006, 7:30 PM

Michael Finegold – flute, Rafael Popper-Keizer – cello, David Pihl – piano

Francis Poulenc: Sonata for Flute and Piano
Luigi Boccherini: Sonata for Cello and Piano in A Major
Andrew Hood: Plain (Vent) - Northern Essex Community College student (spring 2000) Rave Techno
style electronic composition
Michael G. Finegold: "Rave Reflections" for Flute, Cello and Piano (premiere)
Carl Maria von Weber: Trio in G minor, Op. 63 for Flute, Cello and Piano

General admission: $10, seniors $7, ACF members and students $5

 

2007 Spring Concerts

  • Piano Recital Fundraiser for ECMP
    Northern Essex Community College Tech Center Multi-Purpose Room
    100 Elliott Street, Haverhill, MA 01830
    Sunday, February 25, 2007, 2:30 PM

Pianist David Alan Pihl in concert (*Concert cancelled due to illness*)

Frederic Chopin: Grand Polonaise, opus 22
William Thomas McKinley: Etudes (World Premiere)
Robert Schumann: Sonata for Piano in F# minor, opus 11

General admission: $10; ACF members, students $5; NECC students with college ID: free

 

  • ECMP Concert at NECC
    International Music Then and Now - - France, Germany, America and influence of India
    Northern Essex Community College Tech Center Multi-Purpose Room
    100 Elliott Street, Haverhill, MA 01830
    Sunday, March 25, 2007, 2:30 PM

Michael Finegold – flute, Emmanuel Feldman– cello, David Pihl – piano

Phillippe Gaubert: Piece Romantique for Flute, Cello and Piano
Ian Clarke: The Great Train Race (The Flute As You Don't Normally Hear It!)
Marc W. Rossi: Invitation To Freedom: Three Movements for Solo Piano inspired by the teachings of J. Krishnamurti - 3rd movement: Do You See? (premiere)
Virgil Thomson: Four Portraits for Cello and Piano
Beethoven: Trio in G Major for Flute, Cello (Bassoon) and Piano

General Admission: $10. ACF members and students $5, Necc students free with college ID

  • Concert Celebration of the Bicentennial Year of John Greenleaf Whittier’s birth
    in collaboration with the John Greenleaf Whittier Birthplace and LEAP (Let's Embrace Arts and
    Preservation) Haverhill, MA event May 18-19, 2007
    Saturday afternoon, May 19, 2007 at 3 PM

Place: John Greenleaf Whittier Birthplace, 305 Whittier Rd., Haverhill, MA 01830, tel. (978) 373-3979.
Outdoors weather permitting, otherwise indoors at the Birthplace home. A shuttle bus is available to
the concert from downtown Haverhill LEAP events. The shuttle will leave from Washington
Square at 2:30 PM and then leave the Whittier Birthplace at 4:30 PM to return to Washington Square.
Parking available

Charlotte Russell- soprano; John Sullivan- tenor; Michael Finegold- flute; Alyssa Coffey- French horn;
Nicole Cariglia- cello; Elaine Rombola- piano

J. Windel Brown: Whittier Birthplace from Haverhill Sketches for Flute, French horn, Cello and Piano
Ray Loring: June on the Merrimack for Tenor, Flute, Cello and Piano, based of the poem by John Greenleaf Whittier
Harold Shapero: Whittier Songs for Soprano, Tenor, Flute, Cello and Piano on John Greenleaf
Whittier’s poems "The Merrimac","The Trailing Arbutus", "The Hymn To The Children", "Haschish",
"Within the Maddening Maze of Things" as well as his sister Elizabeth's "Night and Death"

Admission: suggested donation $10, under 12 free.

Tax-deductible proceeds go to make this and future EMCP concerts possible through LEAP Haverhill,

a collaboration of MVPG, Inc ( www.mvpginc.org ) and local non-profit, business and municipal
organizations to support local arts and cultural programs that create awareness of Haverhill's diverse cultural heritage contributing to the creative community and economic development of Haverhill.

For more LEAP information visit: www.LeapMerrimackValley.org or call 978-374-2388, ext. 31
Our thanks for the contributions and support from the Haverhill Historical Society, the Haverhill
Cultural Council, a local program of the Massachusetts Cultural Council and
Northern Essex Community College.

2007 SUMMER CONCERTS

  • Whittier at Maudslay
    Concert 2
    In Celebration of the Bicentennial Year of John Greenleaf Whittier’s birth
    Sunday, July 8, 2007, 2 PM
    Maudslay Arts Center, 95 Curzon Mill Road, Newburyport, MA 01950
    Outdoors, otherwise inside the barn.
    General Admission: $10, students $5, under 12 free
    Picnicking welcomed, tables available

Charlotte Russell- soprano; John Sullivan- tenor; Michael Finegold- flute;
Rafael Popper-Keizer- cello; David Pihl- piano

Ray Loring: June on the Merrimack for Tenor, Flute, Cello and Piano, based on the poem
by John Greenleaf Whittier
J. Windel Brown: Abolitionist and Editor from Whittier Sketches for Flute and Cello
Harold Shapero: Whittier Songs for Soprano, Tenor, Flute, Cello and Piano on
John Greenleaf Whittier’s poems “The Merrimac”, “The Trailing Arbutus”,
“The Hymn to the Children”, “Haschish”, “Within the Maddening Maze of Things”,
as well his sister Elizabeth’s “Night and Death”

Supported by the Whittier Home Association of Amesbury, the Amesbury Cultural Council,
the Maudslay Arts Center and Northern Essex Community College.

 

  • Live Lawrence Traveling Cafe Series
    ECMP in Concert
    Lawrence History Center
    6 Essex Street, Lawrence, MA 01840
    (Tel: 978-686-9230)
    Friday, July 27, 2007 - Outdoor/indoor if raining
    5:00-6:30 pm
    Admission: Free

Michael Finegold- flute; Felix Petit- violin; Emmanuel Feldman– cello; David Pihl- piano

Scott Joplin: Ragtime Dance, and Cascades
Astor Piazzolla: Invierno Porteno from the Seasons
Phillipe Gaubert: Piece Romantique
Frederic Chopin: Fantasie Impromptu
Joseph Haydn: Divertimenti No. 1 in D Major, Hob. IV:6
Johann Joachim Quantz: Trio Sonata in C minor
Michael G. Finegold: Rave Reflections and Epilogue (Premiere of Epilogue)
Gaspar Cassado: Suite for solo cello

The Lawrence Traveling Cafe Series is part of the Live Lawrence InitiativeThe concert is sponsored by the Lawrence Cultural Alliance and the Lawrence Cultural Council.

 

  • Special Jazz Concert presented by ECMP in collaboration with Lawrence Live Traveling
    Cafe Series
    The Essex Jazz Ensemble
    A quartet featuring pianist Tom McKinley and flutist Michael Finegold in a program of
  • Interptretaions of American Standard Songs, including Latin influences.
    Special guest - Richard Stoltzman, Internationally well-known clarinetist.
    Friday, August 10, 2007
    6:30-8:00 pm
    The Alley (next to 56 Island Street)
    Lawrence, MA 01841

    Bruce Gertz - bass; Jim Lattini - drums
    Outdoor, , if rain indoor: The Charette Room, 60 Island Street
    Admission: Free
    The Lawrence Traveling Cafe Series is part of Live Lawrence Iniative
    The concert is sponsored by the Lawrence Cultural Alliance and the Lawrence Cultural Council.