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McKeever Scholarship Concert

Alto and Voice pedagogue Catherine McKeeverAlto and Voice pedagogue Catherine McKeever
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 14:30


Saturday, September 28, 2:30 pm

6th Annual Catherine McKeever Memorial Fundraising Concert

Performance Hall, SoCA Armouries, 37 University Ave. E.

Admission by donation to the McKeever Voice Scholarship fund at the door
This concert will feature vocal performances showcasing a variety of musical genres by Cathy McKeever’s colleagues, SoCA students, faculty and family.  Join us for an afternoon of great performances and help us raise needed funds for the McKeever Voice Scholarship at SOCA! 

Concert Program:
The Green Dog    Herbert Kingsley (1858-1937)
Silent Noon    Ralph Vaughn Williams (1872-1958)
Leah Arvidsson, soprano
Margita Lange, piano
"È un anatema” from La Gioconda    Amilcare Ponchielli (1834-1886)
Naomi Eberhard, soprano and Erin Armstrong, mezzo-soprano
Joanna Henderin, piano
Two Yiddish Songs    Srul Irving Glick (1934-2002)
1. Moyshele
2. Shpeelt a fraylechs
Erin Armstrong, mezzo-soprano
Trevor Pittman, clarinet
Joanna Henderin, piano
"Kiss Me Not Goodbye" from The Mighty Casey    William Schuman (1910-1992)
Jennifer Swanson, soprano
Anna Zaidman, piano
“Adelaide’s Lament” from Guys & Dolls    Frank Loesser (1910-1969)
Kaitlyn Clifford, soprano
Joanna Henderin, piano
"What Is This Feeling" from Wicked    Stephen Schwartz (1948- )
Brianna DeSantis and Kaitlyn Clifford
Music Moves Kids - Erin Armstrong, director
Joanna Henderin, piano
Darn That Dream    Jimmy Van Heusen (1913-1990)
Lilly Korkontzelos, vocals
Alex Aidera-Leite, piano
Do You Know What it Means to Miss New Orleans? (1947)   Eddie Delange/Louise Alter                   
Madeline Doornaert, vocals
Alex Aidera-Leite, piano
The Mac Family presents:
I Want to Hold Your Hand    Lennon & McCartney
Sarah Korson, vocalist
Carey Weaver, Cajon drum
Til There Was You, from The Music Man (as interpreted by the Beatles)    Meredith Wilson (1902-1984)
I'll Fly Away (in memory of Patrick McKeever)   Albert E. Brumley (1905-1977)
The Mac Sisters with Sarah Korson
Dominic Bertucci, guitar
Carey Weaver, Cajon drum
When I'm 64    Lennon & McCartney
In My Life    Lennon & McCartney
The Mac Family Singers*
 Scott Schroeder, piano
Trevor Pittman, clarinet
The Lord Bless You and Keep You     P.C. Lutkin (1858-1931)
Audience Participation
 *Mac Family Members: Sarah Korson, Andrew Mac, Stephen Mac, Cecelia Mac-Smith, Megan O'Brien, Lee Ann Prebola, Mary Roy and Roger Smith

All these wonderful musicians are donating their time and talent to perform on this concert.  All monies raised at this concert are deposited into The Catherine McKeever Voice Scholarship account at the University of Windsor.

The Catherine McKeever Voice Scholarship was established at the University of Windsor to honour Cathy’s memory and provide financial support for current and future altos and mezzo-sopranos studying at the School of Creative Arts.
To make a donation to this fund, please visit, which takes you to the secure form. Type in amount of donation.
Check the “other” box and type in "Catherine McKeever Scholarship” 
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Past recipients of the McKeever Memorial Voice Scholarship
2013-2014  Molly Rastin
2014-2015  Molly Rastin
2015-2016  Lisette Gagnon
2016-2017  Leah Wilkinson
2017-2018  Lilly Korkontzelos
2018-2019  Lilly Korkontzelos
This year's recipient will be announced at the concert!
Updated: Sept. 18, 2019
Ms. Elspeth Maynard