Kansas City Musical Club
organized to stimulate, encourage, and acquire a broader knowledge of music and musical literature
PROGRAMS -- October, 2022 through May, 2023

Monday, October 3, 2022 -- 12:00pm, Asbury UMC, Prairie Village, KS

String Quartet in D Major, Op. 64, No. 5, the “Lark” -- Joseph Haydn
I. Allegro moderato
II. Adagio cantabile

 String Quartet No. 3 -- Pēterus Vasks
I. Moderato
"Oblivion" from album's title track -- Astor Piazzolla
UMKC Conservatory Graduate Fellowship String Quartet
Galo Arboleda, violin
Michael MacLaughlin, violin
Chung-Wen (Katy) Lee, viola
Thu Vo, cello

Over The Rainbow (arr. Mark Hayes) -- Harold Arlen
You Raise Me Up (arr. Mark Hayes) -- Rolf Løvland and Brendan Graham
The Impossible Dream (arr. Mark Hayes) -- Mitch Leigh
Piano solo -- The Prayer (arr. Mark Hayes) – Carole Bayer Sager
Bridge Over Troubled Water (arr. Mark Hayes) -- Paul Simon
Let There Be Peace on Earth (arr. Mark Hayes) -- Sy Miller and Jill Jackson
Grace Ann Mott, soprano
Dale Morehouse, piano

Monday, November 7, 2022 -- 12:00pm, Asbury UMC, Prairie Village, KS

Reflections -- James M. Stephenson
Horn solo -- Laudatio -- Bernhard Krol
Nocturne for Flute and Horn, Op. 57 No.. 2 -- Sparre Olsen
subtitled "A Quiet June Night in the Mountains"
Flute solo -- Syrinx -- Claude Debussy
Aubade, Op. 57 No. 3 -- Sparre Olsen
Virginia Blackman, flutist
Steven Lewis, horn

Ten variations on "Unser dummer Poble meint," K.455 -- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Nocturne, Op 62, No..2 -- Frederic Chopin
Tarantella from "Venezia e Napoli" -- Franz Liszt

Jihyun Oh, pianist

Monday, December 5, 2022 -- 12:00pm, Asbury UMC, Prairie Village, KS

Sonata in C Major, Op. 2, No. 3, Movement I, Allegro con brio -- Ludwig van Beethoven
Varieties -- Jihao Quan
Reminiscences de Don Juan -- Franz Liszt

Matthew Liu, piano
The Holly and the Ivy -- arr. Malucelli and Deke Sharon
Lullay My Liking -- text: traditional 15th century, melody - Gustav Holst, arr. Geoffrey Wilcken
Angels We Have Heard on High -- traditional French song
Bring a Torch, Jeannette Isabella -- traditional French carol, arr. Alice Parker and Robert Shaw
Gaudete -- traditional 16th century Latin carol
Masters in the This Hall -- traditional French Provincial carol, text: William Morris, arr. Ch. Ziemer
We'll Dress the House -- Alfred Burt, text: Wihla Hutson
The Christmas Song -- Robert Wells and Mel Torme, arr. Geoffrey Wilcken
Good King Wenceslas -- traditional, text: John M. Neale, arr. Sir John Stainer
Winter Wonderland -- Felix Bernard and Richard Bernhard Smith, arr. Geoffrey Wilcken
Silver Bells -- Jay Livingston and Ray Evans, arr. Mark Hanson
Carolers of Note
Sopranos: Susan Klankey** and Nancy Sparlin
Altos: Peggy Chilson and Julie Watson**
Tenor: Rich Gill        Bass: Art LaFex

Jingle Bells
Deck the Hall
Joy to the World
Silent Night
We Wish you a Merry Christmas

Audience Sing-Along with Carolers of Note

Monday, February 6, 2023 -- 12:00pm, Asbury UMC, Prairie Village, KS

The Gilded Cage (drum quartet) -- Susan Powell
Ghost Garden (marimba solo) -- Adam Hopper
Table Talk (duo playing various instruments) -- Alyssa Weingerg
Omphalo Centric Lecture (marimba quartet) -- Nigel Westlake
University of Central Missouri Percussion Ensemble
Director -- Dr. Alex Smith

Fantasia on an Ostinato -- John Corigliano
Selections from Suite Bergamasque -- Claude Debussy
II. Menuet and III. Clair de Lune
The Serpent's Kiss: A Rag Fantasy -- William Bolcom
Dr. Mia Kim, piano
Professor of Piano, University of Central Missouri

Monday, March 6, 2023 -- 12:00pm, Asbury UMC, Prairie Village, KS

Concert dedicated to Richard Cass, Father and Teacher

“Parto, parto ma tu ben mio” from La Clemenza di Tito – W.A. Mozart
“Se tu m'ami Parisotti” -- attr. to Giovanni Pergolesi
“Habanera” from Carmen -- Georges Bizet

Liz Cass, mezzo-soprano
Jayoung Hong, piano

Overture to Gazebo Dances for Piano Four Hands -- John Corigliano
“Hesitation Tango” from Souvenirs  -- Samuel Barber
“Lilting” from Three Dance Portraits -- Allen Shawn

Jayoung Hong and Gloria Hsu, pianists
Cass Piano Duo

 “Stars and the Moon” from Songs for a New World -- Jason Robert Brown
Blah Blah Blah -- George Gershwin, Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
Claire de lune -- Gabriel Fauré
“Mon coeur s'ouvre a ta voix" fromSamson and Delilah -- Camille Saint-Säens

Liz Cass, mezzo-soprano
Jayoung Hong, piano
Monday, April 3, 2023 -- 12:00pm, Asbury UMC, Prairie Village, KS

In honor of National Poetry Month
Dr. Marie Asner - poetry readings
Students from International Center for Music, Park University
(all 2023 KCMC scholarship winners)
Tzigane -- Maurice Ravel
Mumin Turgunov, violin (Bachelor of Music Violin Performance)
Lolita Lisovskaya-Sayevich, Director of Collaborative Piano

Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47 -- Jean Sibelius
I Allegro moderato
Soobeen Nam, violin (Bachelor of Music Violin Performance)
Lolita Lisovskaya-Sayevich, Director of Collaborative Piano

Sarcasms for piano, Op.17 -- Sergei Prokofiev
Bagatelle Op.1 No.3 -- Valentin Silvestrov
Variations in B-flat minor, Op.3 -- Karol Szymanowski
Kyoshiro Hirama, piano (Master of Music Piano Performance)
Sunday, April 16, 2023 -- 3:00pm Asbury, UMC, Prairie Village, KS

Scholarship Benefit Concert
by some of our 2023 Scholarship Winners (*)
Piano Concerto, Sz.80 -- Bela Bartok
Valerie Wellington*, piano

Violin concerto in D minor, Op. 47 -- Jean Sibelius
I Allegro moderato
Soobean Nam*, violin
Lolita Lisovskaya-Sayevich, piano

Witch's Aria from Hansel und Gretel - Engelbert Humperdink
"Non so piu" from Le Nozze di Figaro -- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
"Cruda Sorte!" from L'Italiana in Algeria --Giacchino Rossini
Gwen DeLaney*, mezzo soprano
Alex Li, piano
Sonata for Violin and Piano -- Claude Debussy
 1st movement
Mumin Turgunov*, violin
Lolita Lisovskaya-Sayevich, piano

Suite for Flute and Piano -- Jacinto Freire
Constantino Lopez*, flute
Ann Pham, piano

Praeludium No. 8, BWV 560 -- attr. Johann Sebastian Bach
Sonate II -- Paul Hindemith
2nd movement
Suite Gothique -- Leon Boellmann
4th movement, Toccata
Timothy Rosno*, organ

Chaconne from Violin Partita No.2 in D minor -- Johann Sebastian Bach
Po-Ling Huang*, violin

Monday, May 1, 2023 -- 12:00pm Asbury UMC, Prairie Village, KS

Installation of KCMC Board for 2023-24
by Marie Asner
“Pie Jesu” from Requiem, Op. 48 -- Gabriel Fauré, arr. Richard Mooney
S.V.P. ((s'il vous plait) -- Astor Piazzolla, arr. Derek Snyder
Canto de Octubre (Song of October) -- Astor Piazzolla, arr. Derek Snyder
El choclo (The Corn Cob) -- Ángel Gregorio Villoldo Arroyo, arr. A. Friedman
Yesterday -- The Beatles, arr. Glenda Piek
Cello Roos -- UMKC Cello Ensemble
Maria Begacheva
Alejandro Quiceno Garcia
Laura Hoesly
Dillon Potts 
Seungchan Song
Thu Vo
 Mike Mermagen, Director

KCMC Award Winner of 2023
Alex Shum
Introduced by Dr. Tim McDonald, Rockhurst University
Presentation by Elaine Minden, KCMC President

 French Suite No. 5 -- Johann Sebastian Bach
Gavotte and Gigue
Etude, Op. 25 No. 11 -- Frederic Chopin
Sonata, Sz. 80 -- Béla Bartók
Third movement
 Valerie Wellington, piano

**Active members of KC Musical Club

Questions? Call 913-384-5340 or contact  chris.evans.hands@gmail.com