Past Programs


More Than Muses: Women Composers Throughout History
Arlington Heights Library, March 15, 2020 (postponed)
Vernon Area Public Library, March  16, 2020 (postponed)

Kassia: Doxomen sou Christe (arr. 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)
H. Chretien: Quintette
M. Aufderheide: The Thriller!
F. Price: Adoration
C. Arrieu: Quintette en Ut
N. Buetti: Reflections of Assissi
A. Mills: 7 Toes Down from New Dancing Shoes


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