Past Programs


More Than Muses: Women Composers Throughout History
Messenger Library, N. Aurora, March 3, 2022
Arlington Heights Library, March 13, 2022
Ella Area Library, Lake Zurich, March  14, 2022
Schaumburg Library, March  15, 2022
Forest Park Library, March  20, 2022

Kassia: Doxzomen sou Christe (arr./trans. K. Sopata)
R. Aleliotti: Diligam te Domine (arr. L. Taylor)
E. J. de La Guerre: Overture to Cephale et Procris (arr. L. Taylor)
H. A. A. von Braunschweig-Wolfenbuettel: Divertimento (arr. L. Taylor)
F. Mendelssohn Hensel: CholeraMusick Introduction (arr. A. Baker)
H. Chretien: Quintette
A. Beach: Fire-Flies (arr. J. Gibson)
M. Aufderheide: The Thriller!
F. Price: Adoration (arr. A. Najoom)
C. Arrieu: Quintette en Ut
A. Molnar-Suhajda: Three Nature Walks
V. Coleman: Umoja


The Science of Sound
Vernon Area Public Library Family Concerts
March 16, 2020 (postponed)

A. Barthe: Passacaille
Sound is Vibration Demonstration
J. Williams: Suite from Harry Potter
Spectrum Analyzer Demonstration
H. Isaac: Donna di dentro dalla tuo casa
Four Sources of Sound Demonstration
H. Mancini: The Pink Panther
W. G. Still: Jesus is a Rock
W. G. Still: Tayeras
Instrument Demonstrations
P. D’Rivera: Contradanza
Question and Answer Time


A Musical Time Machine
International Music Foundation’s Live Music Now!
Chicago Cultural Center, December 19, 2019

John Williams: Suite from Harry Potter
Heinrich Isaac: Donna, di dentro dalla tuo casa
Flute Demonstration
J. S. Bach: Praeludium from Suite in C Minor
W. A. Mozart: Allegro Molto from Divertimento No. 14, K. 270
Oboe and Bassoon Demonstration
Ludwig van Beethoven: Rondo from Quintet, op. 71
Gabriel Pierne: Pastorale, Op 14, No.1
Paul Dukas: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice  (arr. J. Christensen)
French Horn Demonstration
Clarinet Demontration
Amy Mills: 7 Toes Down from New Dancing Shoes


Orchid Show Recital
Chicago Botanical Gardens, March 6, 2018

Hegwige Chretien: Quintette
Alexandra Molnar-Suhajda: Three Nature Walks
Amy Mills: 7 Toes Down from New Dancing Shoes
Francine Trester: Pastorale, Ironic
Cecile Chaminade: Pastorale, Op. 114
William Grant Still: I Ride an Old Paint, Tayeras, Anda Buscando, Jesus is a Rock


School Program, Woodwind Quintet Demonstration
Maine West High School, January 16, 2018

A. Barthe: Passacaille
William Grant Still: I Ride an Old Paint
William Grant Still: Tayeras
William Grant Still: Anda Buscando
William Grant Still: Jesus is a Rock
Amy Mills: 7 Toes Down from New Dancing Shoes
Amy Mills: Muddy Boots from New Dancing Shoe
John Williams: Princess Leia’s Theme from Star Wars
Paquito D’Rivera: Vals Venezolano from Aires Tropicales
Paquito D’Rivera: Habanera from Aires Tropicales
Paquito D’Rivera: Contradanza from Aires Tropicales


Women’s History Concert
St Mary’s Episcopal Church, March 3, 2017

Alexandra Molnar-Suhadja: Three Nature Walks
Cecile Chaminade: Pastorale, Op. 114
Elsa Barraine: Ouvrage DeDame
Maddalena Casulana: 2 Madrigals
Isabella Leonarda: Ave Regina Coelorum
Francine Trester: Pastorale, Ironic
Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel: Wandl’ ich in dem Walden
Amy Mills: New Dancing Shoes


Songs and Dances from History,  Hungary and the Holidays
Round Lake Public Library, December 2, 2012

Farkas Ferenc: Early Hungarian Dances from the 17th Century
Edward Marcus, arr.: Freilech (Klezmer medley)
Clark McAlister, arr.: Shepherd’s Christmas Music
Farkas Ferenc: Serenade for Wind Quintet

Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert
Chicago Cultural Center, May 4, 2011

A. Barthe: Passacaille
V. Persichetti: Pastoral
K. Pilss: Serenade for WInd Quintet
Self Help Home Recital
September 6, 2009

A. Barthe: Passacaille
H. Isaac: Renaissance Suite
G. Cambini: Wind Quintet No. 1
William Grant Still: Miniatures
V. Persichetti: Pastoral, Op. 21
W. G. Still: Latin American Suite
P. D’Rivera: Contradanza

Warm Music for Cold Weather
March 15, 2009

Renaissance Suite (arr. R. Roseman)
V. Persichetti: Pastoral
S. Barber: Summer Music
G. Cambini: Wind Quintet No. 1
Irish Tune from County Derry
The Heather Glen
E. Marcus: Freilech