Cecilian Club to hold concert Monday
SHAMOKIN - The Cecilian Club will open its 2013-14 season with a concert at 7 p.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church. The theme for the program is "The Swing Era."
The concert will start with an alto sax solo as Bonny Klinger, accompanied by Rob Ensinger, plays "Stumpin' at the Savoy" by Goodman. Barbara Moyer, Mary Hollingshead, Bonnie Alleman and Merle Kashner, accompanied by Susan Shoop, will then sing "Mr. Sandman" by Ballard, arranged by Lojeski. Mary Anne Miller will present a piano solo, "Harlem Nocturne" by Hagen. Nedra Templar, accompanied by Klinger, will sing "In the Mood" by Garland.
The program will continue with a flute solo as Nan Weller, accompanied by Klinger, plays "Lullaby of Birdland," arranged by Stromgren. Chris Wetzel, also accompanied by Klinger, will sing "Moonglow" by Hudson and Mills. Next will be a trombone solo as Ensinger, accompanied by Klinger, plays "The Swingin' Shepherd Blues" by Koffman. Carol Ellis, also accompanied by Klinger, will sing "Tuxedo Junction" by Hawkins, Johnson and Dash.
Moyer, Templar and Marily Stasney, accompanied by Weller, will sing "It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing" by Ellington. The concert will conclude with a piano duet, as Shoop and Carolyn Weaver play "I Love a Piano" by Berlin.
Everyone is invited to join the club for this concert which is free of charge. Refreshments will be served after the program.