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ote 5 - Williamsport Symphony Orchestra
-~SPRING
for Supporters and Friends
A Newsletter
2011
VOL. 23 i NO.4
of the Symphony
o t e
Andrew
Rammon, principal cellist of the Williamsport
Orchestra,
While living in Los Angeles, Mr. Rammon appeared
Symphony
was born in Las Vegas, Nevada, and raised in a family of
American
musicians in Germany.
Frankfurt
Musikhochschule
Pepperdine
University
He began his formal studies at the
while in high school, and continued
and The Cleveland
at
Institute of Music. His
Mr. Rammon is the cellist of the Grammy-nominated
China. Their twelve
National
extensively
commercial
Eaken Piano Trio.
in the United States, Europe and
recordings
in Steven
Spielberg's movie Amistad and in a music video by Puff Daddy. During
the summer
Germany
Mr. Rammon performs
as part of Pepperdine
Past performances
and teaches in Heidelberg,
University's
summer
music program.
as soloist with the WSO include Shostakovich Cello
Concerto (2004), and Richard Strauss, Don Quixote (2008).
teachers include Ronald Leonard and Stephen Geber. Currently
The trio has performed
5
have been heard on
Public Radio's Performance Today and All Things Considered
Mr. Rammon teaches cello at Bucknell, Susquehanna and Mansfield
Universities,
and Lycoming College. In Williamsport
he maintains a
private studio of talented young cello students with whom
he plays in
the biannual event called Cellobration.
and have been broadcast on many local radio stations including WVIA.
The trio's upcoming
arrangements
projects
include the recording
of a CD of
and original music by Mike Garson, a featured
with the Williamsport
Symphony
Orchestra
in 2009.
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Dear Friends,
c5afurday:June
11
It is hard to believe that our final concert
of
the season is a month away! At the Symphony
we are all having a fantastic time and the season
7)ancin!lQ/nder Ihe
cSummercSlars
finale is one not to be missed. The Austro-German
tradition
in classical music has inspired generations
audiences alike, and we would
like to share with you in this concert
great works of three outstanding
Featuring dinner, dancing, music, raffles, auctions and more!
From 6 pm until the stars come out, dance along with us
at the home of Yvonne Roskowski.
This once a year fun and fund-raising
Invitations
will be mailed
Commemorating
event benefits WSO.
the lOath anniversary of Mahler's death, I picked one of
a love song dedicated
the Adagietto
fabulous principal cellist Andrew
No. I in C Major played by our
and prolific composers
not by chance Beethoven
No.9 "Ode to Joy" by Beethoven.
Four guest soloists and the
Lycoming College Choir
and the State College
Choral Society will join
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the epic
by this immortal
master.
I was very lucky to have the chan
to sing this piece with choirs in
Argentina
at the Teatro Colon
and later in Israel by the walls of
Have you ever wondered
symphony
what it would
be like to conduct
orchestra? At the WSO "Hollywood
this past March, Jeanette Winner
the opportunity
raffle. Her
Maestro
Edelstein and finally the chance to lead our symphony
After about a month of practice and preparations,
of Chariot's
an artful presentation
conducting
experience,
she promptly
carefully chose a video from youtube
her baton technique.
well she prepared
Maestro
of Fire.
her interpretation
in performance.
Edelstein, Music Director/ Conductor
Executive Director,
Hind Jabbour, Executive Assistant / Marketing Coordinator
Rebecca Clark, Operations Manager / Ubrarian
Lee Saville-Andree,
Stage Manager
on
several occasions, but this one is
of an amazing year of wonderful
music making
on
was
Williamsport
with the
Symphony
Like Beethoven
Orchestra.
asks, let's all
rejoice and celebrate
Was it a
Jeanette!
WSO PERSONNEL
to conduct this amazing work
it is going to be the highlight
Edelstein was duly impressed with how
success? Her picture says it all! Congratulations,
Reuben Councill,
to work
Zubin Mehta. I was
very special to me because I believe
rose to the challenge. She
for her first coaching session, and the orchestra
able to easily follow
Gerardo
in
Jeanette
Having no previous
and got immediately
conductor,
even luckier to have the opportuni
to have coaching sessions with
concert.
provided
the old city with the legendary
concert
finally got her chance to find out!
She was the lucky winner of WSO's first "Be the Maestro"
winning ticket provided
a full
Connections"
See you at the concert,
a doubt he is one of
from the classical period, and
with perhaps one of the most well-known
pieces of all time: The Symphony
work
Without
choose him as a teacher!
We will close our program
forces to perform
No.5,
Rammon. This music is noble, fresh and
like all of Haydn's compositions.
the most respected
from his Symphony
to his wife Alma. We will continue with an early
piece by Haydn, the Cello Concerto
delightful
the
composers.
his most beloved slow movements,
in May. Open to the public.
of musicians and
life every day!
GERALD GRAHAME-SOLOIST
A musician of many talents, tenor
Gerald Grahame
conductor
is known as a gifted
and voice teacher
in
addition to being a notable opera
and concert
soloist. After completing
his Bachelor of Music Education
SUNY/Fredonia,
he received
of Music in Opera Performance
Binghamton
University
with the Tri-Cities
from
in conjunction
Opera, a company
with which he has performed
twenty
at
his Master
over
lead roles, including Rodolfo in
La Boheme, Afred in Die Fledermaus,
the title
role in Faust, Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor,
as well as the Interrogator
in the world
premiere
Galileo Galilei. When he debuted
of Ezra Laderman's
with the New York City Opera, he was the recipient
Rita and Herbert
Z. Gold Debut Award.
of that company's
He went on to sing other roles
with the company
including Count Alrnaviva in /I Barbiere di Siviglia, Alfred
in Die Fledermaus,
and Tamino in The Magic Flute under the baton of
Julius Rudel. Since then, Mr. Grahame has appeared with orchestras
opera companies throughout
Philharmonic,
the country
including the Binghamton
the Utica Symphony, the Syracuse Symphony, the Virginia
Symphony, the Rochester Oratorio
under Eric Leinsdorf,
Cleveland
and
Society, and the National
Mr. Grahame
Symphony
the Lake George Opera Festival and
of Boston with Sarah Caldwell
has been an adjudicator
conducting.
for choral festivals around upstate
New York, a choral clinician for the Dennis Keane Choral Festival, and
has participated
and Helmut
in choral workshops
in Carnegie
Rilling. Recently Mr. Grahame
with the Ithaca Community
Community
Hall with Robert Shaw,
performed
Chorus in Beethoven's
Haydn's The Creation with the Southern
Los Vegas. Currently,
The Williamsport Symphony
as well as the Syracuse Opera, the Tulsa Opera, the
Opera, Opera/Omaha,
the Opera Company
Proud Supporter of
Mr. Grahame
as tenor soloist
A marketing company that
builds equity position in the minds
of now and future customers.
Missa Solemnis, and in
Nevada Musical Arts Society in
is a Professor of Music at Broome
College where teaches voice and other music courses in
addition to his duties as Director
WINNER
This Mystery
of the College Choir.
OF MARCH'S
MYSTERY PIECE
Piece was a real hit! Out of 54 correct
entries,
Eleanor
Laver was selected our winner for the March concert. The Mystery Piece
was "Chariots
of Fire", the theme from the award-winning
the same name. The music was composed
Papathanassiou,
a composer
by Evangelos Odysseas
in many genres who wrote
under the name Vangelis. Although
he is best known for
winning score for Chariots of Fire,
his Academy Award
he also composed
1981 movie of
music for the films Blade Runner,
1492: Conquest of Paradise, and Alexander.
His largely electronic
for orchestra
Congratulations
score was arranged
by Jim Riley.
to our new winner, and thank you to all who participated.
Contact us locally at: 570-204-2000
www.viamediatv.com
MEREDITH MECUM-SOPRANO
FROM REUBEN'S DESK...
Wow!
It's hard to believe I've already
completed
Executive
Soprano Meredith
Director.
achievements
Mecum was recently awarded Second Place in the first
annual Ades Vocal Competition
my first 3 months as
at MSM, as well as an Encouragement
Award from the Gerda Lissner Foundation
I am proud of the
Competition.
made in such a short amount of time.
Opera, appeared as Rosalinde in Die Fledermaus
The office is working
Prelude to Performance,
well together
make this organization
She has covered
the role of Donna Anna in Don Giovanni as a Young Artist with Ash Lawn
our office has already
to
with Martina Arroyo's
as Frau Fluth in scenes from Nicolai's Die lustige
Weiber von Windsor, and as Rose Segal in the New York premiere of John
run as smoothly
as possible. From a funding perspective
Musto's Later the Same Evening at Manhattan
School of Music. She can
we've had a successful launch of our
be heard on the recording
which was released by
annual campaign
Albany Records. Other
(you received
of Musto's work,
include scenes from Le Nozze di
performances
your letter, yes?), heard positiv
Figaro, Der Rosenkavalier and Madama Butterfly, and excerpts from Clara:
from some past grant initiatives,
Images from the Life of Clara Schumann
and have several new ones in the
premiered
works. Things look well on
at the Third Street Music School Settlement
track to bring back Pops in the Park this summer,
and the Family Concert
in 20 12!
Bond, in which she
Street Academy
in Harrisburg,
in NYC, and at the State
PA.
Ms. Mecum recently completed
We will be ready to announce our 20 I 1/2012
season at the concert
by Victoria
the role of Clara Schumann. As a recitalist, she has performed
on May I st! Make sure you
come to hear our last regular season concert with
her Master of Music degree
at Manhattan School of
Music in the studio of Joan
Patenaude-Yarnell.
plans to save your seats for next fall!
She received
her Bachelor of Musical Arts
Next year promises to build on all of the excitement
in our season of "Connections."
of concerts
that we've created
Get ready to "Celebrate"
with a series
next season that will impress, inspire, and entertain
you.
from The Pennsylvania State
University
in voice performance
and art history. She has
participated
I can't wait for Beethoven's
in such programs
as the Opera Theatre
9th! It will be my first
and Music
Festival of Lucca, the Chautauqua
performance
of this
masterwork.
We have
Institution
School of Music, and Martina Arroyo's
Prelude to Performance.
four amazing soloists
TIMOTHY LEFEBVRE-SOLOIST
and over 200 voices
in a combined
choir
that are ready to make
this an epic conclusion
to
our 20 I 0/20 II concert
seas
Nationally
acclaimed baritone
experience
from the operatic
include Faure's Requiem
appearances
Mendelssohn's
I remain truly proud
Timothy
LeFebvre
Elijah with Hamilton
hall. 2009-2010
with Syracuse Symphony,
College, a solo recital at Hamilton
College, Beethoven's Ninth Symphony with the Orchestra
of my association
Binghamton
Thank you for all
the title role in Rigoletto with Tri-Cities
you do as patrons,
Symphony, Ping in Turandot with Jacksonville
audience members,
Downtown
Singers. His 2008-2009
Symphony, the Brahms Requiem
flourish!
Binghamton
with the
Five Mystical Songs and Liszt's Christus
Chorale
in
Washington,
DC, Purcell's Dido and Aeneas
and Mozart's
Solemn Vesper Mass with the
Berkshire
Choral Festival. In the 2007-2008
season, LeFebvre
made his debut with
Opera Delaware,
and had return
engagements
with Berkshire
Choral
Festival, Jacksonville Symphony, Chattanooga
Symphony
and Opera, and Cornell
appearances
included
Opera, Messiah with Jacksonville
Philharmonic, Vaughan-Williams'
with the New Dominion
of the Southern
Dona nobis pacem with the
Finger Lakes and Vaughan-Williams'
with the WSO.
and musicians to make this organization
has wide-ranging
stage to the concert
University.
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Pensacola Symphony, West Virginia Symphony
Pulkert!
Pittsburgh
Symphony Orchestra,
Binghamton
literature,
Festival, New Dominion
Chamber
named
Philharmonic,
Symphony, Spokane Symphony,
Rochester Bach Festival, Berkshire
Chorale, Williamsport
Czech Museum of Music in 1961,
Hall and Alice Tully Hall. His operatic
almost two hundred years after it
with Central City Opera, Tri-Cities
was composed.
Symphony
concerto
Haydn wrote
the
during his early years as court composer
Although
wealthy
Hungarian
prince,
and music director
Nicholas
manuscripts
aristocratic
holdings to be archived
discovered
the concerto,
from monastic and
him and the rest of the
that the Concerto in C Major was not only authentic,
musical world
but
one of the best of all Haydn's concertos.
... and you, too, Henrietta
University
Metropolitan
his popularity
completed
of his career. Universally
operatic
last opera, Euryanthe.
had composed
a magnificent
asked to perform
Beethoven
and the Missa Sofemnis.
last symphony
debut as the heroine of Carl Maria von
Henrietta
Sontag knew that Beethoven
choral symphony,
and that she might be
was refusing all requests to
in Vienna. She paid
a visit, he invited her to dinner,
she assured him that the musical world
eagerly awaited
Beethoven
Henrietta
Beethoven
Future performances
in the fall.
his new symphony,
and
agreed to a performance
with
Sontag as soprano soloist.
acted wisely! The concert
of the greatest triumphs
was one
of his career ... and Henrietta
become the leading operatic
Sontag went on to
soprano of her generation.
JOIN US FOR A FREE PRE-CONCERT
LECTURE WITH GARY BOERCKEL
May I, 2:30pm
in the Capitol
Austro-German
Connections
Lounge at the CAC before the
concert.
Open to the public.
ProvicIJng YOU with the Yery best In
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Finally
owed its first
the part for soprano solo, but she also knew that the
irascible composer
have it performed
University.
Mellon
and is currently Assistant Professor
regarded as the
to a pretty, seventeen year-old soprano who had just come
from her triumphant
Weber's
of Carnegie
University
knew that, while his fame was
labored for years on his two late
the ninth symphony
in 1823, Beethoven's
performance
is a graduate
University and Binghamton
had fallen far below that of the public's
deafness, Beethoven
masterworks,
Opera Competitions.
Mr. LeFebvre
of Voice at Binghamton
hero, Rossini, the master of Italian comic opera. Despite his
near-total
at Binghamton
and Regional Finalist in several
was only 53 years old, but he was already perceived
to be an old man in the twilight
undiminished,
and other
include Brahms
Requiem with Syracuse Symphony, and two concerts at Binghamton
Sontag!
greatest musician alive, Beethoven
current
Vocal Competition,
awards include the Richard F.Gold Career
University
In 1823, Beethoven
of the New York
Grant, an Opera Fellowship
in the national library. When he first
in 1962 convinced
Indianapolis Opera,
Opera Delaware, and Opera Theater of Pittsburgh.
Liederkranz
Pulkert was not certain that it was really by
Haydn. The first performance
includes leading roles
Opera, Sarasota Opera, Chattanooga
and Opera, Syracuse Opera,
Mr. LeFebvre is a winner
the original score was lost, a copy found its way into a
collected
at New York's Carnegie
experience
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Esterhazy.
Bohemian castle library. It remained there until after World War II, when
the Czech government
Choral
Symphony, Syracuse
Music Society, the Skaneateles Festival and the Marlboro
Music Festival. He has also appeared in concert
Pulkert found it in the
for the fabulously
20 II
Vermont
Symphony, Syracuse Symphony, American
Haydn's Cello Concerto in C is
but it was unknown
Orchestra,
Symphony, Minnesota
one of the mainstays of the cello
Oldrich
SPRING
Mr. LeFebvre has appeared in concert with the Jacksonville Symphony,
FROM DR. GARY BOERCKEl
until a musicologist
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Continued from page 4 I Timothy Lefebvre
MAY NOTES
Thank you, Oldrich
not
Stop In and talk with our frlendl, and
knowledgable professionals If ,ou need .. ,
LORIE GRATIS-SOLOIST
Lorie Gratis (Mezzo Soprano) is active as a recitalist, chamber music and
oratorio
singer, and has made solo oratorio
Fisher Hall and Carnegie
National
Cathedral.
Recent seasons include Ms. Gratis joining Philadelphia's premiere
orchestra
Philadelphia and Coro Allegro
of Elijah; the Chester
County
Messiah performances;
VerdiRequiem;
The Mendelssohn
in Wilmington,
Beethoven's
Symphony
Penn Symphony
Ninth Symphony,
Club of
DE for their performance
Chorale and the Delaware
with the North
baroque
of Handel's Aci Galatea
Tempesta di Mare for performances
and Polifemo and Zalenka's Lamentations;
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debuts in New York's Avery
Hall, and Washington's
for
for the
Bernstein's Jeremiah
Symphony and Mozart's Coronation Mass; Beethoven's Ninth Symphony
with the Penn State Orchestra
and Choirs; with the Brandywine
Baroque for two Bach concerts;
Philadelphia.
Orchestra
and concerts
presented
Ms. Gratis has also sung with the National
at the National
Handel Festival (Theorora,
and Alexander
Cathedral
in Washington,
by LyricFest in
Symphony
D.C; The Maryland
Solomon, Joshua,
Balus.), The Cathedral
Choral Society of Washington,
D.C.;
solo appearance with Amor Artis
and St. Luke's Orchestra
in New
thewildstUdi.
York City; The Ama Deus Ensemble
of Philadelphia; The Bach Choir of
Pittsburgh;
the Dryden
800.7 45.3257
Early
Music Ensemble of Princeton;
and performances
VerdiRequiem
of the
and Beethoven's
Ninth Symphony at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia with the Temple
University
Orchestra
and Chorus and also with the Reading Symphony
and Choral Society; and Mahler's
Lieder eines fahrenden
Luis Biava and the Temple University
Gesellen with
Ms. Gratis has been the first prize winner of several national competitions
Competition,
The National Artist Award
Association
Musica Sacra's Bach Vocal
presented
by the National
of Teachers of Singing, and the Young Artist Award
The National
Federation
of Music Clubs. She has presented
solo recitals under the auspices of, and in conjunction
Federation
Email: [email protected]
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Orchestra.
including The Bodky Early Music Competition,
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MEETTHE MAESTRO
LUNCHEON
of Music Clubs, NATS, and the Boston Early Music Festival.
She was the mezzo soprano Soloist at the Marlboro
seasons and has also studied German Oratorio
Music Festival for two
repertoire
at the Britten
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Pears School in England as well as with the Bach Aria Group in
Stonybrook,
oratorio
NY. Among the hightlights
of her career to date are solo
debuts in New York's Avery Fisher Hall and Carnegie
Hall, and
a solo recital appearance at the United Nations. Ms. Gratis has also been
a guest judge at several national voice competitions.
on the VOX Classics label on recordings
She can be heard
of J.S. Bach's B Minor Mass and
Magnificat; A European Christmas; and as a guest artist on Julianne
Baird's recording
of Rossini Songs as well as The Jane Austin Songbook.
She holds degrees from West Chester
of Music, The Curtis Institute
performance
The Eastman School
of Music, and a doctoral
from Temple University.
and voice-related
University,
degree in
Ms. Gratis presently teaches voice
courses at Temple University.
Phone: 570.322.0227
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COLBY AND MICHAEL KOLB
Williamsport
Youth Symphony
with other
students
in an orchestral
provides
through
WYSO,
to join
from local schools to play
Michael & Colby Kolb
setting.
not only enhanced
PAIGE ROBINSON
Orchestra
many young adults a rare opportunity
their
musical experiences
but also discovered
more than
just the love of music.
Paige Robinson is a 2010 graduate
of the WSYO. She continues
her violin as a member
Colby (Reeser) Kolb, a Montoursville
to play
of the
WYSO. She studied
Franklin & Marshall Orchestra
and Phil harmonia.
recently
conductor
She just
performed
grateful
a concert
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Z
enough, Pines of
Rome which the WSO performed
I
in February. She enjoyed her time with
the WSYO and particularly
as conductor
Dr. Jennifer Sacher Wiley
/
very much. A quote from Paige: "I really miss Dr.
Wiley, especially her fun moments
acher
with 'I'm so very sad sad' and her
together
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of
arranging pieces to perform
a new exciting experience
High School and
I
Houghton
College, was a percussionist
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of timpani playing from Robert Leidhecker. He also used it as an opportunity
to invite other Loyalsock students who otherwise
wouldn't
have had
orchestral playing experience. As a member of the Loyalsock music scene,
Michael participated
in marching, concert, and jazz bands, musicals, choir,
in District
and Regional choir and band.
music of WYSO, not available elsewhere.
her own trio. They
which continues to be
At a spontaneous
youth symphony
WYSO participants
for her.
reunion
in 2006, a group of former
gathered to catch up and discuss where their lives
had taken them since high school. Becoming reacquainted,
YOUNG ARTIST COMPETITION
SUNDAY MAY 15
2PM IN CLARKE CHAPEL
LYCOMING COLLEGE
Competition
Pennsylvania may compete
awards and the opportunity
The preliminary
require
recording
to perform
round will
a high quality
with the WSO!
lead to a wedding
The conductor
at the time,
their instruments.
grade 12who
in
not too long after, which
in August of 2008.
Richard Coulter,
kept them excited about
of music and
Not only did WYSO provide a venue to meet others
which brought two people together
Michael and Colby Kolb currently
a social venue
who may have never met otherwise.
reside in Williamsport
and hope their
story will inspire other young adults to pursue their passion for music as
well. They are grateful
that WYSO is still around to celebrate its 25th
anniversary, and will keep supporting
Kayla Carpenter
in a
formed
who shared their passion for music, but it also provided
WSO Februry Newsletter
of the piece
to be performed
for cash
their high school years. A relationship
eventually
Michael and
new in each other that they hadn't recognized
the WYSO, and helped them to grow in the knowledge
Symphony will host its 38th annual Young Artist
on Sunday May 15. Young musicians through
live in north central
Colby is very
who came to WYSO to broaden his percussion experience and learn the art
Colby saw something
The Williamsport
in the
if
Loyalsock
He enjoyed the symphonic
She is also letting the creative juices flow by forming
University,
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as well as several appearances
endless buckets of positivity."
are working
the opportunity
with Jennifer Sacher Wiley, the present
for the opportunitiesy£,
Michael Kolb, a graduate
with many movie themes and,
surprisingly
privately
of WYSO. A graduate of LockHaven
provided her through WYSO.
very similar to WSO's
"Hollywood
violinist, appreciated
to meet students from other schools as they played together
important
graduated
its efforts
corrections,
in the years to come.
article Meet the Carpenters:
from Montoursville
not Loyalsock.
It is also
to note that Kayla was a member of the first ever PMEA State
final round with piano
Vocal Jazz Ensemble and studied with WSO 2nd Horn and Operations
accompaniment.
Manager, Rebecca Clark from 5th to 12th grade. Korinne Carpenter
Applications
must be submitted
to WSO
trumpet
is a
major rather than a minor at Grove City College.
office by April 27,20 II.
For more information,
please
visit the WSO website
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www.williamsportsymphony.org
The Board ofTrustees
or call the WSO office at 570.322.0227.
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Street, the customer
neo-classical interior
will notice the extreme
which defines the character
Jerry Grahme-Soloist
TREBECCA
Mystery Piece Winner
"live" items make for a unique shopping experience.
with gifts anyone can be proud to give and receive, American
Meredith
Desk
Pennsylvania and the surrounding
between
the circa 1895 exterior
hand-crafted,
internationally
hand-crafted
and
"We are always looking for new and engaging items that normally
one would not expect to be available in this area," Mr. Hendricks
From Reuben's
contrast
of the store. There is really no store quite like
explains. A wide variety of customers
states to enjoy the ever-expanding
comes from
selection of gifts,
Mecum - Soloist
TREBECCA
Timothy Lefebvre - Soloist
May Notes from Dr. Boerkel
Lorie Gratis - Soloist
is proud of its gold and silver-smiths
has a BA in Fine Arts and from Edinboro,
who come from serious training schools. Jennifer Parks, the gold-smith,
2003. David Baker from Lycoming College with an Economics and Philosophy
degree is also a metal- smith. They both work in 14K gold and sterling silver, also with precious stones and semi-precious
stones. Both are very proud of their workmanship.
From the initial concept to the finished product,
their skills shine.
They are meticulous in every aspect of their work and it shows, Both Jen and David excel at designing custom-made
gold
Please help us add to the Roster
pieces for that special occasion, Greeting every customer with courteous and dedicated commitment,
Meet The Maestro
Ms.Alison Moser, Chris Case and Kristen Miller who keep the front end of the store alive and pleasant for easy browsing.
WSYO-Where
Luncheon
are they now?
Young Artist Competition
To demonstrate
exclusively
its very generous style of business, TREBECCA
for the Williamsport
Symphony
Orchestra's
"Dancing
has donated a one-of-a
the staff also includes
kind pendant by Jennifer Parks
Under the Summer Stars" June 11,20 II fund raiser. In
keeping with the event's theme, the pendant of 14K yellow and white gold with a green 2.13ct trillion
Thank you Penn College
and a sprinkle of .23tcw diamonds
sparkles like the stars in a summer
Peridot stone
evening. Thank you Trebecca!
Symphony Notes A publication of the Williamsport Symphony Orchestra, 220W Fourth St .. Third Floor, Williamsport, PA 17701·6102
Phone: 570.322.0227
Ernail: [email protected]
Visit us at: www.williomsportsymphony.org
WSO Personnel Gerardo Edelstein. Music Directorl Conductor I Reuben Councill. Executive Director I Hind Jabbour, Executive Assistant and Marketing Coordinator I Rebecca Clark. Operations Manager and Ubrarian I Lee Saville-Andree. Stage Manager
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