New Meetup: Amateur Classical Musician's Association July Recital

From: Alberto
Sent on: Monday, June 29, 2009 10:36 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for Amateur Classical Musician's Association!

What: Amateur Classical Musician's Association July Recital

When: July 11,[masked]:00 PM

Price: $5.00 per person

Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.)

Here are details regarding ACMA's next recital, scheduled for July 11th, 2009, from 4:00-6:00 p.m.

Scheduled Performances:
1-) Ravi Arulanantham (Piano): Prelude in G# Minor, Op. 32 No. 12 - S. Rachmaninoff

2-) Celeste Chau (Piano), Pearl Gray (Violincello), Joshua Davidovitz (Violin): St?ndchen (Serenade)- J. Pache

3-) Rebekah Hodge (Piano): Sonata No. 33 in C Minor- J. Haydn

4-) Shelley Hartman (Piano): Barcarolle in F# Major, Op. 60- F. Chopin

5-) Michael Peng (Voice), Simon Yau (Piano): Ich Grolle Nicht, Am leuchtenden Sommermorgen (from Dichterliebe Op 48, No. 7)- R. Schumann

6-) Lilly Li (Piano):Nocturne in E flat Major, Op. 9, No. 2- F. Chopin

7-) Frank Young (Piano): The Entertainer- S. Joplin

8-) Peter Laurens (Piano): "Evening Primrose?, ?Sweet William?, ?Song of the Fir-Tree"- B. Mayerl

9-) Andrea Hollandt (Piano): Waltz in B Minor, Op. 69, No. 2- F. Chopin

10-) Tyson Mao (Violin), Toby Mao (Cello), Jane Dechongkit (Piano): Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49, 1st movement (Molto allegro ed agitato)- F. Mendelssohn

Recital Location Details
Event Date/Time:
Saturday, May 10th, 2008
4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

School of the Blessed Sacrament*
147 West 70th Street
Manhattan, New York City
*Upon entering the school, please go to the school auditorium, located 1 flight from the school entrance.

Contributions
We suggest a $5.00 contribution per person, to be directly applied towards payment of the hall rental. Contributions are voluntary, and any amount is greatly appreciated.

We will start the recital as close to 4:00 p.m. as possible. Your punctuality is greatly appreciated.

Transportation
Meeting location is 70th Street between Broadway and Columbus Avenue. Nearby subways include the 1, 2, 3, B,and C lines."

Contributions
We suggest a $5.00 contribution per person, to be directly applied towards payment of the hall rental. Contributions are voluntary, and any amount is greatly appreciated.

For Performers (Please read the Performance Tips page on the ACMA website):
? What is the climax (high point) of your piece? Every musical and dramatic work takes its audience on a journey, generally consisting of the following elements:
Introduction and elaboration: The central melodic theme is introduced and often repeated, in identical fashion or with variation.
Climax: The highest emotional point of the work, usually occurring 2/3 to ? into the piece. Requires maximum expression and melodic emphasis to evoke a desired reaction or response from the audience. Also considered a reward point, or ?tension release? for the audience.
Resolution: The conclusion of the piece, during which all unresolved musical elements are resolved in a decisive manner.
? Entertain your audience: Great entertainers (actors, singers, etc.) put their unique personality into every performance. If you want to make a memorable impression upon your audience, introduce a new, unique perspective on your piece. Once you truly ?own? your piece, it should carry the inimitable stamp of your personality, but also sound as if it is being performed for the first time.
? Select pieces that are personally meaningful to you, and allow for your maximum expression as a performer and entertainer.
? If you wish to ?warm up? before the meeting, I will open the hall at approximately 3:30 p.m. Please be mindful of your fellow performers, and limit your piano practice time to 3 minutes.
? Performances do not have to be memorized, or note-perfect. However, as a courtesy to your audience, please present a work that you have studied attentively, and can play to its completion.
? If you make a mistake during your performance, please continue to play without stopping. Apologizing, repeating a previously played section, or stopping will only call more attention to your mistake.

If you have any questions, please e-mail or call me at[masked]-8565.
Best regards,
Alberto De Salas
Amateur Classical Musician's Association
website: www.nycclassical.com
e-mail: [address removed]

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http://classical.meetup.com/139/calendar/10766167/

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