Member Concerts

The Victorino Studio of Voice

Nov 5th, 2015 | By | Category: Member Concerts

Sudents of Jacqueline Victorino will be performing on Saturday, November 21st, 7:00 p.m. at the beautiful and music/musicians-friendly home of Pauline Cazanis. Program: Victorino Studio of Voice 1. Sheryl Counter, soprano – “Glory, Glory, Hallelujah” negro spiritual, Lena J. McLin 2. Jaeho Lee, tenor – “O souverain” from Le Cid, Jules Massenet 3. Natasha Collier, […]



Susan Lamb Cook, Natsuki Fukasawa, Sheryl R. Counter, LuAnne Higgs on May 11th

Apr 30th, 2013 | By | Category: Member Concerts

Don’t miss the wonderful line-up of musicians that will perform in May’s House Concert at 7:00 p.m. – Susan Lamb Cook, Natsuki Fukasawa, Sheryl R. Counter, and LuAnne Higgs The concert will be hosted by long-time Sacramento Saturday Club performing (soprano) member and Programming Chairwoman, Pauline Cazanis! (address in newsletter) Tel #: 916-393-7506 Susan Lamb […]



Faythe Vollrath, Harpsichordist

Feb 28th, 2013 | By | Category: Member Concerts

The upcoming March concert/meeting will feature Faythe Vollrath, Harpsichordist Program: Dr. Faythe Vollrath, Harpsichord Suite in A Minor (1728) Jean-Philippe Rameau      Allemande (1683-1764)      Courante      Sarabande      La Triomphante La Boullongne Claude Balbastre      Canonnade (1724-1799) Faythe Vollrath Bio: Faythe Vollrath, harpsichordist, is actively heard as a soloist […]



The Abduction from the Seraglio (Die Entführung aus dem Serail)

Jan 7th, 2013 | By | Category: Member Concerts, Program Notes

Scenes from Mozart’s The Abduction from the Seraglio will be performed by Soprano, Carley Neill; Soprano, Kathrine O’Leary; Bass, Kenneth Woods; and Tenor, Robert Vann this January 12th. Accompanied by Luann Higgs on the piano. This delightfully lighthearted and comic opera is an opera Singspiel in three acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The German libretto […]



Sierra Ensemble Program

Mar 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Member Concerts, Program Notes

Anita Fetsch Felix, violin Janis Lieberman, horn Marc Steiner, piano About Sierra Ensemble A unique chamber group comprised of horn, violin and piano, Sierra Ensemble was founded in 1998 by horn player Janis Lieberman and two fellow Bay Area musicians. Pianist Marc Steiner joined the group in 2002, and violinist Anita Felix in 2008. Their […]



January 2011 Program To Feature Tenor Sean Bianco And Carley Neill, Soprano

Dec 10th, 2011 | By | Category: Member Concerts

Tenor Sean Bianco will sing in place of Robert Vann in January. Here’s a little bit about Sean and Carley: Sean Bianco Sean was born in Stockton, California in 1966. He began his journey into music with violin and viola lessons at the age of eight. He began to sing in his high school choir […]



LuAnn Higgs Vocal Program Notes

Mar 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Member Concerts

On Sat., March 19, 7:00 p.m., soprano LuAnn Higgs will perform “Songs from The Heart” – songs she has loved over the years. Billie Gonzalez will play unaccompanied violin works on the same program. LuAnn Higgs Bio LuAnn Higgs is a singer and a pianist. She studied at the University of California, Davis, California State […]



Billie Gonzalez Violin Performance, March 19

Mar 10th, 2011 | By | Category: Member Concerts

On Sat., March 19, 7:00 p.m., Billie Gonzalez will play unaccompanied violin works by Prokofiev, Kreisler, and Hindemith at the monthly Saturday Club house concert. Vocalist Luann Higgs will present opera and lighter works for the second half of this one-hour program. Billie Gonzalez Bio Billie Gonzalez is a concert Classical Violinist and Violist. She […]



Capitol Chamber Players and James Gentry’s Parlour Songs Amuse, Shock and Delight

Nov 9th, 2010 | By | Category: Member Concerts, Reviews

A delightful and satisfying combination of music was had by all at the October House Concert. The Capitol Chamber Players String quartet opened the evening with Barber’s “Adagio for Strings,” playing beautifully and artfully. They were joined by James Gentry in the introspective and melancholy “Dover Beach.” And then what followed was full of surprises […]



The Parlour Song – October House Concert

Oct 2nd, 2010 | By | Category: Member Concerts

by James Gentry The Parlour or Parlor Song, as we know it, is essentially a product of the 1800’s thru the 1920’s. People would get together in their parlours and entertain themselves —- what a novel idea! Of course this was done in all countries but it was most popular in England and later in […]