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Community Music Center: Shenson Salon: Bernal Hill Players

June 1 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Virtual Field Day presents Shenson Salons: free, online, evening concerts from the Shenson Faculty Concert Series. These short concerts will be broadcast on Zoom and streamed on Facebook Live on June 1, 2, 3, and 4 at 5:30pm. Donations support CMC music scholarships.

Monday, June 1 at 5:30pm: Bernal Hill Players, eclectic chamber music ensemble
Tuesday, June 2 at 5:30pm: Michael Long, violin
Wednesday, June 3 at 5:30pm: Christopher Basso, Beethoven piano works

Thursday, June 4 at 5:30pm: Larry Dunn and Anne Carol Mitchell, CMC songwriters

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Field Day 2020 is dedicated to the memory of Nancy Livingston, tireless arts advocate and donor steward of the Shenson Foundation.

Shenson Salons: Bernal Hill Players
Martha Rodríguez Salazar and Jennifer Peringer

In February 2020 the Bernal Hill Players were honored to inaugurate the 25th annual CMC Shenson Faculty concert series, with a program of North and South American chamber music played by five members of the CMC community, on flute, voice, clarinet, saxophone, piano and guitar. For the Zoom live concert they will be unable to reprise any of the exact pieces from the concert due to instrumentation issues.

They will give a taste of the ensemble’s aesthetic with several flute, voice and piano duo repertoire from the U.S. and Mexico. The four short pieces will emphasize their interest in women composers, cultural diversity, and local creative community. The pieces express the ensemble members’ current range of feelings, from sadness about the pandemic, to the simple joys of contemplating nature, to the memory of parties past, and the hope for parties again one day. Learn more about this ensemble at BernalHillPlayers.com


Requiem Milonga
by Valerie Coleman (b.1970)
for flute and piano

Daikon Radish from Bernal Heights Suite
by Beth Custer (b.1958)
for voice and piano

Montón de Tierra
by Liliana Felipe (b.1954)
for voice and piano

by Chus Alonso (b.1958)
for flute and piano

Martha Rodríguez-Salazar and Jennifer Peringer are the founding members of the Bernal Hill Players, a gleefully eclectic chamber music ensemble formed in 2008 that plays classical and contemporary chamber music from around the world, as well as newly commissioned pieces by Californian and Mexican composers. www.bernalhillplayers.com


June 1
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm


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