Leonia Chamber Musicians Society Announces 2016-2017 Season

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Leonia Chamber Musicians Society Inc. members (left to right) Patricia Dougherty, bass; Daryl Goldberg, cello; Edward Brewer, harpsichord; Marsha Heller, oboe; Theresa Norris, flute; and William J. Scribner, bassoon. Photo credit: Rob Mathewson

New Season Launches November 6

The Leonia Chamber Musicians Society, Inc., a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization, launches the 2016-2017 season performing three special concerts from November 6, 2016 to April 23, 2017 in Leonia, New Jersey. The 2016-2017 series presents these concerts:

November 6, 2016. 7:30 p.m. Leonia United Methodist Church, 396 Broad Avenue, Leonia, New Jersey. In honor of the elections, an American themed program will be performed, featuring Antonín Dvořák’s American String Quartet and including music by American composer Samuel Barber.

• February 5, 2017. 4:00 p.m. All Saints Episcopal Church, 150 Park Avenue, Leonia, New Jersey. A Spanish flavor program will spotlight Cynthia Phelps, Principal Viola of the New York Philharmonic, performing Joaquín Turina Scene andalouse for solo viola, piano and strings. Music by Luigi Boccherini and Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco will also be presented.

• April 23, 2017. 7:30 p.m. All Saints Episcopal Church, 150 Park Avenue, Leonia, New Jersey.

By popular request, the Franz Schubert Trout Quintet will be performed.

The concerts, presented by professional musicians, are open to the public. Tickets will be available for purchase at the door: $30 for adults, $25 for seniors, and students under 18 are admitted free. Refreshments will be served after the concert, and the audience will have an opportunity to meet and greet the musicians. All Saints Episcopal Church is fully handicapped accessible.

The special season subscription rate for all three concerts is $80 for adults ages 18 and over and $65 for seniors, reflecting a $10 savings for season tickets. Checks should be made payable to the Leonia Chamber Musicians Society, Inc. and mailed to P.O. Box 473, Leonia, New Jersey 07605. To be on the mailing list and receive subscription forms for the new season, contact Daryl Goldberg at 201-947-3923 or dgcello@aol.com.

The Leonia Chamber Musicians Society, Inc., a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization, welcomes contributions to the organization to continue the tradition of quality concerts at affordable prices in the community. Donations are tax-deductible as permitted by law.

About Leonia Chamber Musicians Society, Inc.

The Leonia Chamber Musicians Society, Inc., a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization, enriches the cultural environment of the community by presenting a series of high quality, affordable, and accessible chamber music concerts. The members of the Leonia Chamber Musicians generate the excitement of a live performance with professional talent: all of them perform in the major concert halls of New York City.

Music for the programs is selected to educate the audience about different periods and styles of music. Throughout the concerts, presentations are given about the music being played, the composers, the musicians and related subjects.

Tax-deductible contributions to the Leonia Chamber Musicians Society, Inc. are welcome and encouraged to continue the tradition of quality concerts at affordable prices. Checks may be made payable to the Leonia Chamber Musicians Society, Inc. and mailed to P.O. Box 473, Leonia, New Jersey 07605.

For more information about the Leonia Chamber Musicians Society, Inc., visit https://www.facebook.com/leoniachambermusic and get updates on Twitter @LuhrsAssocPress.

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