Leonia Chamber Musicians Society Presents Warm Music on a Winter Afternoon

The Leonia Chamber Musicians Society, Inc. will perform at the Leonia Methodist Church. Photo Credit: David Roland

(Bergen County, New Jersey; January 21, 2016) — The Leonia Chamber Musicians Society, Inc., a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization, will present Warm Music on a Winter Afternoon, the first of two concerts of its 2015-2016 season on Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.  The performance will be presented at the Leonia United Methodist Church, located at 396 Broad Avenue in Leonia, New Jersey.  Tickets will be available for purchase at the door for $30 adults, $25 seniors, and students under age 18 will be admitted free.

A special feature of the program will be the Franz Schubert Bb Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello, one of the great pieces in the chamber music repertoire.  “It has been said about this richly melodic music ‘the troubles of our human existence disappear and all the world is fresh and bright again’,” said Daryl Goldberg, President, Leonia Chamber Musicians Society.

The program will also present the classically beautiful Concerto da Camera for flute, English horn and piano by innovative French composer Arthur Honegger.  A string quintet written for two violins, viola, cello and double bass by George Onslow, a mid 19th century composer whose music was admired by both Beethoven and Schubert, will complete the program.

The Society’s professional musicians, all of whom reside in Leonia, perform in the major concert halls of New York City and worldwide.  Musicians scheduled to perform in this concert are Theresa Norris, flute; Marsha Heller, English horn; Steven Masi, piano; Roy Lewis and Douglas Chung, violins; Maggie Speier, viola; Daryl Goldberg, cello; and Patricia Dougherty, bass.  After the concert, the audience is invited to meet the musicians, make new friends, and enjoy refreshments.

The second concert will usher in spring on Sunday, April 24 with a celebration of music and poetry to honor National Poetry Month.  The Leonia Chamber Musicians will perform this concert at 7:30 p.m. at All Saints Episcopal Church, 150 Park Avenue in Leonia, New Jersey.

For reservations and information, contact Daryl Goldberg at 201-947-3923 or dgcello@aol.com.

About Leonia Chamber Musicians Society, Inc.

The Leonia Chamber Musicians Society, Inc., a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization, enriches the cultural environment of the community by presenting a series of high quality, affordable, and accessible chamber music concerts.  The members of the Leonia Chamber Musicians generate the excitement of a live performance with professional talent: all of them perform in the major concert halls of New York City.

Music for the programs is selected to educate the audience about different periods and styles of music.  Throughout the concerts,    presentations are given about the music being played, the composers, the musicians and related subjects.

Tax-deductible contributions to the Leonia Chamber Musicians Society, Inc. are welcome and encouraged to continue the tradition of quality concerts at affordable prices.  Checks may be made to the attention of Leonia Chamber Musicians Society, Inc. and mailed to P.O. Box 473, Leonia, New Jersey 07605.  To be added to the mailing list, send an e-mail to dgcello@aol.comor call Daryl Goldberg at 201-947-3923.

For more information about the Leonia Chamber Musicians Society, Inc., visit https://www.facebook.com/leoniachambermusic.


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