Category: MFGN News

Alden Gatt, NMC 2006 Turiel Award Winner, to Perform This Sunday

In 2006 Alden Gatt won the distinguished Naples Music Club Turiel Award. Six months ago he participated in the Marilyn Horne Song Competition working with baritone Ben Dickerson, winning a stipend and concert tour. Naples now has the opportunity to hear them perform on Sunday, Feb 28, 2016 at 7:30pm at the Naples United Church…

Our MusicScores! Outreach Program Featured in the Naples Daily News

“Teaching music early on ……helps them to learn ” is the theme of the article appearing in the December 25, 2015 edition of Community Citizen in the Naples Daily News highlighting the success of one of our major Outreach Programs. Our member and Music Scores Program Director Judy Evans is quoted saying “It is a known…

Member Judy Evans Receives the 2016 Stars in the Arts Award

Six individuals and organizations have won The United Arts Council of Collier County 2016 Stars in the Arts awards. The Stars awards reward leadership in the arts, with nominations from the public and judging by past Stars winners.The United Arts Council introduced the Stars in the Arts program 10 years ago to recognize individuals and…

Past-President Richard Homberg – In Memoriam

Past President Richard Holmberg worked tirelessly on behalf of the Naples Music Club and will be remembered by many. Below is his obituary from the Naples Daily News: Richard T. Holmberg Estero, FL Richard T. Holmberg 77, of Estero, FL died Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at Joanne’s House at Hope Hospice. Richard had been a resident…

Members Stu Warshauer and Marty Cohn Play Klezmer Music on December 12

    Enjoy an entertaining evening with the Klezmer Revival Band whose core repertoire is traditional Eastern European (“Ashkenazi”) Jewish music of the 16-19th centuries. it also includes Sephardic, Israeli, Synagogue and Yiddish theater melodies. The “and More” part of the Klezmer Band’s motto encourages its talented musicians, where appropriate, to play jazz and popular…

Member Anne McLean Presents Meet the Composers: Brahms & Clara, Another Musical Love Story on December 6

The Centers for the Arts of Bonita Springs is proud to announce their exciting new “Meet the Composers” classical music series. Join international artist and lecturer, Dr. Anne McLean the first Sunday of each month as she performs in a multi-media presentation highlighting a great composer’s music, fascinating historical insights and visual images of that…