Fellowship Place Announces Our 2012-2013 Concert Series

Fellowship Place is thrilled to announce our 2012-2013 Concert Series, a series of free live concert performances by local professional musicians in the Phyllis McDowell Center on our campus. Performances to date have included a Jazz Trio, a Horn & Harp Duo, and a Woodwind Quintet. The Concert Series has been very popular and well attended by members of Fellowship Place and visitors from the local community. Concerts to date have included:

The “Apple Orange Pair”, a dynamic new classical duo that performs original and transcribed works for horn and harp in the greater New Haven area. The duo, including Emily Boyer on French horn and Colleen Potter Thorburn on harp, gave their second public performance of Russell A. Nadel’s composition Orchard Sunset.

The “Drake Smith Jr. Trio”. Jazz trombonist Drake Smith Jr. was joined by fellow musicians on Bass Cello and Drums. Drake Jr. has played with jazz trombone legends Eddie Bert, Steve Davis and Bill Watrous.

The Neighborhood Music School faculty Wind Quintet, The Wood Wind Quintet” -The Occasional Winds”, featuring Emily Fine on French Horn, Bassoonist Adrienne Gallagher, Oboist Harry Bartocelli, Flautist Jennifer Silva and Clarinetist Vincent Oneppo.

The series had a surprise appearance from The Jazzmen on Monday, August 6, 2012. The Jazzmen are musicians who share their passion for jazz and blues with performances by night, but by day have varied roles as orthopedic surgeons, a veterinarian, an endocrinologist, a businessman, and a retiree. The Jazzmen are Ken Belanic (saxophone, clarinet), Bob Gelfand (bass), Ken Kramer (trumpet), John Prins (keyboard), and Jim Wells (vocals, trombone).

Future Schedules Performances:
Monday, August 20th 5:00-8:00 – During Fellowship Place’s Supper/Social, the Golden Scroll Soloists will play a series of contemporary and traditional music like “Don’t Wanna Miss a thing, Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring, and Can You Feel the Love Tonight”.

Monday, September 17th 5:00-8:00 – During Fellowship Place’s Supper/Social, the Free At Last musicians will present a mixture of comedy and drama.

For more information about The Fellowship Place 2012-2013 Concert Series, including how to sign up as a future musical performance, please contact:

Carol Legman
Director of Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services
(203) 401-4227 Ext. 1206

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