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Serenata Chamber Musicians
Friday, July 20, 2007, 8pm
Clarendon Hill Presbyterian Church
Felix Mendelssohn - Sonata in F major (1838)
Monica Mitchell, violin, and Margaret Cheng Tuttle, piano
Max Bruch - selections from Eight Pieces, op. 83
Melanie Maz, violin, Jessica Lipon, viola, and Timothy Blalock, piano
Franz Joseph Haydn - Arianna a Naxos
Thea Lobo, mezzo soprano, and Timothy Blalock, piano
Established in Somerville, MA, in 2006, the Serenata Chamber Musicians is made up of 17 talented musicians from the greater Boston area. Since April, the Serenata Chamber Musicians have performed at the Lily Pad in Cambridge, St. Johns United Methodist Church in Dedham, Somerville Open Studios, the Somerville Public Library, and the Clarendon Hill Presbyterian Church in Somerville. In September 2006, the SCM began performing monthly concerts at the Clarendon Hill Presbyterian Church.
The SCM is dedicated to reaching a wider audience by performing exceptional chamber music in various venues, from libraries to concert halls. Uniting in mixed ensembles of violin, viola, cello, piano, flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon, harp, and voice, these enthusiastic musicians aim to make classical and new music concerts accessible and affordable to the general public.
Members of the SCM have performed locally in numerous new and classical music ensembles, including the Newton Symphony, the Gardner Chamber Orchestra, Boston Baroque, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Musica Sacra, the Handel and Haydn Society, Radius Ensemble, the Boston Philharmonic, the Tanglewood Festival Chorus, the Cape Ann Symphony, and the Civic Symphony Orchestra of Boston, as well as internationally in Germany, Italy, Japan, Sweden and Israel.
Musicians: Timothy Blalock, piano, Orlando Cela, flute, Sivan Etedgee, piano, Katie Franich, cello, Elah Grandel, bassoon, Rebecca Hartka, cello, Annegret Klaua, violin, Jessica Lipon, viola, Melanie Maz, violin, Meghan Miller, flute, Monica Mitchell, violin, Itamar Ronen, piano, Kiera Thompson, clarinet, Stephanie Krejcarek, violin/mezzo soprano, Margaret Cheng Tuttle, piano, Ben Fox, oboe, and Thea Lobo, mezzo soprano. Visit the Musicians page to read individual bios.
In addition to performing concerts, most of the musicians in SCM are available to play for weddings, parties, and other special events. To hire a musician or ensemble, please send an email with event details to email@example.com.
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