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Free Concert in Westfield Wednesday December 14 at 1:30 pm

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The Musical Club of Westfield
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The Musical Club of Westfield invites the public to a free concert to be held Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 1:30 pm at the First Baptist Church of Westfield 170 Elm Street, Westfield NJ . There will be a reception immediately after the concert when audience members will have the opportunity to meet the performers.

The concert opens with Marie Danièle Mercier on the pipe organ. Ms. Mercier will begin with Nun Komm, Der Heiden Heiland by Johann Sebastian Bach, continue with La Nativité composed by Jean Langlais, and complete her selections with Jean-Jacques Beauvarlet-Charpentier’s Récit de flûte and his Noël en Grand-Choeur.

Pianist Carolle-Ann Mochernuk presents the second portion of the concert on the Club's 122 year old Steinway. Ms Mochernuk will play Moment Musical Op. 16, No. 5, Étude-Tableau Op. 33, No. 8 and Étude-Tableau Op. 39, No. 1, all by composer Sergei Rachmaninoff

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The program will finish with a selection of holiday songs performed by soprano Elsa Hahn accompanied by pianist Beverly Shea. Included will be “Winter Wonderland”, “A Feast of Lights” ,”The Little Road to Bethlehem”, “Mary's Boy Child” , “In the Bleak Mid-Winter”, “Jingle Bell Swing”, “Jesus' Lullaby”, “Nuttin' for Christmas” and “The Christmas Waltz”.

The Musical Club of Westfield is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in its 101st year, whose mission is to foster and encourage good music, to provide performance opportunities for members and invited guests in a monthly series of free concerts, and to support young musicians with college scholarships.

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