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Kids' Saturday Morning Music Madness - download pdf flyer - 2006 photos

in the second floor auditorium of Pickering Public Library, One The Esplanade
Saturday mornings from 10 to 10:45/11:00 a.m.

media release

July 7 to August 18 (August 4 excluded)

  • Young performers from the Pickering Rotary Music Festival and local schools star in summer music concerts for children and youth.
  • All concerts start at 10 a.m. in the auditorium of the Pickering Central Library and run 45-60 minutes.
  • FREE
  • The concerts encourage young people to have fun while they learn more about music.
  • These concerts offer a summer refresher parents will enjoy as well!
  • July 7MADCAP MUSICAL MANIA
    The name says it all! Anything goes this morning! We have young musicians playing and singing everything from Sonatinas to Broadway to piano trios. Gary Faulkner, Director of DWAC, is our emcee.
  • July 14 MAD ABOUT MINUETS, MOZART, MENDELSSOHN & MORE
    Just as the title says, we have a little of each. Instruments include piano, flute, guitar and oboe. Emcee Marion Roberts, local music teacher, will lead us through this romantic period of music.
  • July 21RULE BRITANNIA! MAD ABOUT THE ISLES
    This morning promises to be a feast of British Isles entertainment from British folk songs to Irish dance and the Highland Fling, and even a bagpiper! Duncan Mathieson, who plays clarinet with the Pickering Concert Band, will emcee.
  • July 28MADLY TOGETHER
    Vocal, dance and instrumental duets and trios abound in this fun filled hour of fresh young talent. Emcee is Vivienne Joyce, Head of Music, Dunbarton High School.
  • August 11MAD ABOUT MUSICAL THEATRE
    Emcee Anna Lynn Murphy, Director of the Young Singers, will introduce the young folks who will perform musical theatre selections from Cole Porter to Richard Rodgers to Andrew Lloyd Weber.
  • August 18 MAD ABOUT THE MAPLE LEAF!
    (not hockey, but a tribute to Canadian composers!).
    This final morning features a little of everything – piano, vocal and dance with Canadian content, including original compositions by young musicians. Emcee is DWAC Director, Tim Dobson.

Saturday, July 7th
Madcap Musical Mania

Emcee – Gary Faulkner, DWAC

NATHAN SIM - piano
• Spooks (Clifford Poole)
• Morning Greeting (Cornelius Gurlitt)
• The Bear (Rebi Kov)
ALANNAH LIPSETT - vocal
• The Owl and the Pussycat
(poem by Edward Lear, music by Vernon Lisle)
Accompanist - Gabrielle Untermann
LOIS WANG - piano
• Clowns (D. Kabalesvsky)
DANALYN HOLMES - piano
• Rose Cheek’d Tara (Stephen Chapman)
ROBERT MOTUM - vocal
• Snoopy (C. Gesner)
• If I Were King of the Forest (Arlen & Harburg)
Accompanist - Margaret Motum
KARIANE HOLMES - piano
• Sonatina in a Major, Op. 59, No. 1, 2nd Movement
(Kuhlau)
SHANNON, SEAN AND TIM WEBSTER - piano trio
• Rock Passacaglia (Giovanni Piazza)
KEVIN BEDI - piano
• Fantasia in D Minor (Telemann)

Saturday, July 14th
Mad about Minuets, Mozart, Mendelssohn and More

Emcee – Marion Roberts, Piano Teacher

JONATHAN MAK - piano
• Sonate Op. 31 No. 2, 1st Movement (Beethoven)
SAMANTHA CHANG - flute
• Concerto in E (Mercadente)
Accompanist - Erik Harasym
AQUIL SYED - piano
• Minuet in G (Bach)
DYLAN HAYDEN - vocal
• Le Charme Op. 2 No. 2 (Chausson)
ANNA MacDONALD - piano
• Study #7 in G Major (Gurlitt)
• Invention #1 in C Major (Bach)
MICHAEL GRIESI - guitar
• Lute Suite (Bach)
ALISON ZHOU - piano
• Ventian Boat Song (Mendelssohn)
MICHAEL MEHTA - piano
• Arietta (Mozart)
DANIELLE JOHANNES - oboe
• Concerto in C Major, 2nd Movement,
Adagio Non Troppo (Mozart)
Accompanist - Erik Harasym

Saturday, July 21st
Rule Britannia! Mad about the Isles

Emcee – Tbd

MEGHAN KELLY - vocal
• Skye Boat Song (Lawson)
• Little Leprechaun (Crawley)
Accompanist - Heather Wilkie
RACHEL WOOD - vocal
• Come to the Fair (Martin)
Accompanist - Blythe George
KATELYNN KETTUNEN - Scottish dance
• Sailor’s Hornpipe (traditional)
OLIVIA FISHER - vocal
• Badifelimin (Irish ditty)
• Athenrye (traditional Irish song)
EMILY MATHIESON - piano
• Coconut Rag (Norton)
ÉMILIE CORCORAN - Irish dance
• Irish Jig
MARTINA PARSON - vocal
• Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again (Weber)
• Pretty Polly Oliver (arr. Bantock)
ÉMILIE CORCORAN - Irish dance
• Slip Jig
KATELYNN KETTUNEN - Scottish dance
• Highland Fling (traditional)

Saturday, July 28th
Madly Together

Emcee – Vivienne Joyce, Head of Music, Dunbarton High School

LAUREN FEMSON - vocal
• Selection TBA
KRISTEN CHIASSON & MATTHEW ISSACS - piano duet
• Just for Us (D. Alexander)
ANNE MARIE MULLER - violin
• Humoresque (A. Dvorak)
COLIN NICHOLAS - piano
• Sonatina in C Major (Clementi)
KIRSTEN FEMSON & CHRIS SOLECKI - piano duet
• Eleanor Rigby (J. Lennon, P. McCartney)
JENNIFER MAK & DARWIN YE - violin/piano concerto
• Flight of the Bumble Bee (from the Opera THE LEGEND
OF TSAR SALTAN; Rimsky Korsakov)
AARON NICHOLAS - piano
• Waltz in A Minor (Dussek)
AMY TURNER, ROXANNE NICOLASSI,
ELISE LEE LAI - dance trio
• Together Wherever We Go (from ‘Gypsy’)
KEVIN ODORICO & HANNAH CRAIG - cello duet
• Double Cello Concerto (Vivaldi)
CHANTELLE MacMILLAN & LUKE HOBBS - vocal
• Dirait-On (Morton Lauridsen)

Saturday, August 11th
Mad about Musical Theatre

Emcee – Anna Lynn Murphy, Director, Young Singers

SAMANTHA NERO - vocal
• Castle on a Cloud (Schonberg)
RHEANNON STALLEART - vocal
• Far From The Home I Love (J. Bock)
DANIELLE JOHANNES - vocal
• Many A New Day (R. Rodgers)
Accompanist - Erik Harasym
JAMES SANDAU - vocal
• If You Should Meet A Crocodile (Nancy Telfer)
• Little David Play On Your Harp (Spiritual)
SAMANTHA NERO - vocal
• My Favourite Things (A.J. Lerner)
RACHEL & SARAH WOOD - vocal duet
• Sisters (I. Berlin)
Accompanist - Blythe George
CHRISTINA MATOS - dance
• Little Girls (from ‘Annie’, Charles Strouse)
DYLAN HAYDEN - vocal
• Bring Him Home (Boubil)
DANIELLE JOHANNES - vocal
• If I Loved You (R. Rodgers)
Accompanist - Erik Harasym

Saturday, August 18th
Mad about the Maple Leaf

Emcee – Tim Dobson

ALYSSA ABAKE OKE - vocal
• My Heart Will Go On (music by James Horner, lyrics by
Will Jennings; recorded by Celine Dion)
AARON McSHERRY - piano
• Monkeys in the Tree (B. Berlin)
JESSIE HEBBERT - piano
• The Sleeping Dragon (Nancy Telfer)
ALLISON MURRELL - vocal/piano
• My Redeemer (A. Murrell)
SYLVIA FANOUS - poetry
• Pick Meee!!! (Loris Lesynki)
ISABELLE LASUNMBO OKE - piano
• Hedwig’s Theme (John Williams)
SARA & ALICIA WOOD - dance
• Selection TBD
JORDAN HEBBERT - piano
• Study #3, Study #5 (Norton)
ALYSSA ABAKE OKE - vocal
• Ode À L’Acadie (Suzanne Hebert)
DERRICK OUMA - piano
• Off To Camp (Boris Berlin)
KRISTINA NIEVERA - vocal
• Good Night Dolls (Linda Niamath)
• It’s My Birthday (Linda Niamath)
ALEX SANDOVAL - vocal
• Fall (A. Sandoval)

Please contact Judy for details.


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