Catherine McKeever Memorial Concert

Friday, September 30, 2016 - 19:30 to 22:00

Catherine McKeever Memorial Concert
Friday, September 30, 2016, 7:30 pm
Assumption Hall, Heritage Auditorium, 400 Huron Church Rd.

Featuring performances by the Windsor Classic Chorale, Dr. Bruce Kotowich, director; UWindsor Alumni: Erin Armstrong, Amelia Daigle, Brianna DeSantis, Naomi Eberhard, Alyssa Epp, Adam Iannetta, Kate Reynolds and Christine Turingia; Voice Instructors and UWindsor faculty Lesley Andrew, Peggy Dwyer, Bruce Kotowich, Jennifer Swanson, Trevor Pittman and Elspeth Maynard; And Cathy’s former private students Maria Kelly, Katherine Quinsey and Amber Tomlin, as well as “The MacSisters” Accompanists: Margita Lange, Yvonne Marie Quinn, Anna Zaidman, Bruce Kotowich. 

Admission by Donation. All proceeds go to the Catherine McKeever Memorial Voice Scholarship at the University of Windsor.  Cash and cheques welcome at the door. Please make your cheque payable to the "University of Windsor" and write "McKeever Voice Scholarship" on the Memo space. Thank you for your generosity.


Program Line-Up

Sure On This Shining Night      M. Lauridsen (1943 - )        
I know a bank where the wild thyme blows      S. Quartel  (1982 -  )
Windsor Classic Chorale
Bruce Kotowich, conductor
Monique Simon, piano
Non piu mesta,  from La Cenerentola      G. Rossini  (1792-1868)
Amelia Daigle, mezzo-soprano             
Anna Zaidman, piano
Mon coeur s'ouvre a ta voix, from Samson and Delilah      C. Saint-Saens (1835-1921)
Lesley Andrew, soprano
Yvonne Marie Quinn, piano
Batti, Batti, o bel Masetto,  from Don Giovanni        W.A. Mozart (1756-1791)        
Kate Reynolds, soprano
Margita Lange, piano
Dich, teure Halle, from Tannhäuser      R. Wagner (1813-1883)
Naomi Eberhard, soprano
Margita Lange, piano
Chanson Triste      H. Duparc (1848-1933)
Jennifer Swanson, soprano
Bruce Kotowich, piano
Vilja, from Merry Widow      F. Lehar (1870-1948)
Alyssa Epp, soprano
Margita Lange, piano
Song to the Moon, from Rusalka      A. Dvorak (1841-1904)
Peggy Dwyer, soprano
Anna Zaidman, piano
Soave sia il vento, from Così fan tutte      W.A. Mozart (1756-1791)
Amelia Daigle, mezzo-soprano; Brianna DeSantis, soprano
Adam Iannetta,  baritone; Anna Zaidman, piano
Steal Me Sweet Thief, from The Old Maid and the Thief      G. Menotti (1911-2007)
Amber Tomlin, soprano
Yvonne Marie Quinn, piano
Tahwidah       M.  Fairouz (b. 1985)
Erin Armstrong, soprano
Trevor Pittman, clarinet
Somewhere, from West Side Story      L. Bernstein (1918-1990)
Peggy Dwyer and Maria Kelly
Anna Zaidman, piano
Love       Lennon & Maisy
Erin Armstrong and Christine Turingia
Margita Lange, piano
Friends      medley
Lesley Andrew and Elspeth Maynard
Margita Lange, piano
Sisters, from White Christmas       I. Berlin (1888-1989)
 I'll Fly Away       A. E. Brumley (1905-1977)
The Mac Sisters:
Mary Mac Roy
Lee Ann Mac Prebola
Cecelia Mac-Smith
Gordon Smith, guitar
The Lord Bless You and Keep You      P.C. Lutkin
Audience Participation
Susan McKee