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  • Mary Ellen Callahan
    Jun 10, 2014
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      Dear Friends!
           There is a community sing I am hosting in Oakland on June 17th, and I wanted to let you know about it. All the details are below.  I hope you can come!  IF YOU DO, PLEASE RSVP (see below).  If this info looks all weird or anything, scroll down for PLAIN TEXT VERSION​.
            thank you!
            Mary
           

      3nd Annual Oakland Open Sing
      hosted by Mary Callahan

      Schubert Mass in G, and movements from
      Mendelssohn's Elijah and Handel's Messiah

      Your host Mary Ellen Callahan invites you to come and make beautiful music with other singers from around the Bay Area! Sing the chorus parts of these beautiful works with conductor Joseph Liebling, pianist Andrew Dixon and soprano Mary Ellen Callahan. Scores will be available for those who need them. PLEASE RSVP!

      Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 7pm 
      at Piedmont Piano Company
      1728 San Pablo Ave. (at 18th)
      Oakland, CA 94612
      5 minute walk from 19th St. BART

      $15 general admission; $10 students and seniors
      Scores will be provided for those who need them,
      but please bring your own if you have them.
      Tickets available at the door

      RSVP IS A MUST FOR THIS EVENT, please contact mec@... or (646) 823-6523 with number in your party & how many scores you will need.

      Light refreshments will be served at intermission.

      If you don’t sight-sing fluently or don’t know the Schubert Mass in G, you can go to Cyberbass.com for help learning your part:
      http://www.cyberbass.com/Major_Works/Schubert_F/schubert_mass_g.htm

      For a free download of the music, go to the ChoralWiki site:
      http://www3.cpdl.org/wiki/index.php/Mass_No._2_in_G_major,_D167_(Franz_Schubert)


      Bay Area native Mary Ellen Callahan appears as soloist across the nation in a variety of repertoires. Recent performances include Bach’s St. John Passion at Lincoln Center, Mahler's Eighth Symphony and Handel’s Messiah in Carnegie Hall, Carmina Burana in the Metropolitan Opera House, and the Bach B Minor Mass and Mozart Mass in C Minor at the Kennedy Center.

      Ms. Callahan is delighted to be returning to sing at the Piedmont Piano Company. She has also had repeat concert and recording engagements with American Bach Soloists, the Washington Bach Consort, and the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra in performances including Bach’s Christmas OratorioMagnificatMissae Breves, and B Minor Mass, Handel’s Messiah, and Mozart’s Requiem andMass in C Minor. She has also worked with New York’s Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra and with Musica Sacra, with the Utah, Harrisburg, San Antonio, Austin, Hartford and Kansas City Symphonies, the Alabama, Memphis and New Mexico Symphony Orchestras, the Buffalo Philharmonic, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble, and the Carmel Bach Festival, singing Poulenc, Fauré, Mahler, Brahms, Beethoven, Mozart, Handel, Bach, and many other composers.

      An avid recitalist, Ms. Callahan collaborates frequently with artists in New York and on the West Coast in music ranging from the early Baroque to works by living composers. Her solo recital in Carnegie Hall’s Weill Hall was sung to a sold-out house. A resident of New York City for over 20 years, she performs locally and nationally, and also has a busy teaching practice.

      Her recordings include Gluck’s operas Il Parnaso Confuso and La Corona, Bach’s Missa Brevis in F Major, the JS and CPE BachMagnificats, Handel's opera Faramondo, as well as My Heart Is Ready, Russian contemporary choral music, Distant Playing Fields, music by Amy Beach, and A European Christmas. Ms. Callahan is currently producing a CD. You can hear samples atMaryEllenCallahan.com.


      PLAIN TEXT VERSION

      3r​
      d Annual Oakland Open Sing
      hosted by Mary Callahan

      Schubert Mass in G, and movements from
      Mendelssohn's Elijah and Handel's Messiah

      Your host Mary Ellen Callahan invites you to come and make beautiful music with other singers from around the Bay Area! Sing the chorus parts of these beautiful works with conductor Joseph Liebling, pianist Andrew Dixon and soprano Mary Ellen Callahan. Scores will be available for those who need them. PLEASE RSVP!

      Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 7pm 
      at Piedmont Piano Company
      1728 San Pablo Ave. (at 18th)
      Oakland, CA 94612
      5 minute walk from 19th St. BART

      $15 general admission; $10 students and seniors
      Scores will be provided for those who need them,
      but please bring your own if you have them.
      Tickets available at the door

      RSVP IS A MUST FOR THIS EVENT, please contact mec@... or (646) 823-6523 with number in your party & how many scores you will need.

      Light refreshments will be served at intermission.

      If you don’t sight-sing fluently or don’t know the Schubert Mass in G, you can go to Cyberbass.com for help learning your part:
      http://www.cyberbass.com/Major_Works/Schubert_F/schubert_mass_g.htm

      For a free download of the music, go to the ChoralWiki site:
      http://www3.cpdl.org/wiki/index.php/Mass_No._2_in_G_major,_D167_(Franz_Schubert)

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      Bay Area native Mary Ellen Callahan appears as soloist across the nation in a variety of repertoires. Recent performances include Bach’s St. John Passion at Lincoln Center, Mahler's Eighth Symphony and Handel’s Messiah in Carnegie Hall, Carmina Burana in the Metropolitan Opera House, and the Bach B Minor Mass and Mozart Mass in C Minor at the Kennedy Center.

      Ms. Callahan is delighted to be returning to sing at the Piedmont Piano Company. She has also had repeat concert and recording engagements with American Bach Soloists, the Washington Bach Consort, and the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra in performances including Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, Magnificat, Missae Breves, and B Minor Mass, Handel’s Messiah, and Mozart’s Requiem andMass in C Minor. She has also worked with New York’s Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra and with Musica Sacra, with the Utah, Harrisburg, San Antonio, Austin, Hartford and Kansas City Symphonies, the Alabama, Memphis and New Mexico Symphony Orchestras, the Buffalo Philharmonic, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble, and the Carmel Bach Festival, singing Poulenc, Fauré, Mahler, Brahms, Beethoven, Mozart, Handel, Bach, and many other composers.

      An avid recitalist, Ms. Callahan collaborates frequently with artists in New York and on the West Coast in music ranging from the early Baroque to works by living composers. Her solo recital in Carnegie Hall’s Weill Hall was sung to a sold-out house. A resident of New York City for over 20 years, she performs locally and nationally, and also has a busy teaching practice.

      Her recordings include Gluck’s operas Il Parnaso Confuso and La Corona, Bach’s Missa Brevis in F Major, the JS and CPE BachMagnificats, Handel's opera Faramondo, as well as My Heart Is Ready, Russian contemporary choral music, Distant Playing Fields, music by Amy Beach, and A European Christmas. Ms. Callahan is currently producing a CD. You can hear samples at MaryEllenCallahan.com