Music at Noon: A musical heritage featuring mother-daughter/ mother-son, Jan. 24 in Morristown
MUSIC AT NOON: A Musical Heritage:
Lederer & Lederer and Kaller & Kaller
Music At Noon, the concert series sponsored by Music At Morristown United Methodist Church, concludes its 33rd season with a concert on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, entitled “A Musical Heritage.”
It features members of The Heritage Piano Trio in a new format: Lederer & Lederer and Kaller & Kaller. The performers are Nancie Lederer, violin with her mother, Pauline Lederer, pianist and Marnie Kaller, cello, with her son, Rick Kaller, piano.
The 30-minute concert, which begins at 12:15 pm, will be held in the church sanctuary at 50 Park Place, on the Green. There is a light luncheon available for purchase before or after the concert (11:30 am to 1:30 pm). The cost of the luncheon is $7 for adults and $6 for seniors and students. There is a suggested donation for the concert of $6 for adults and $5 for seniors. Students with ID are admitted free. There is a free childcare provided during the concerts.
Nancie Lederer, violinist, is a graduate of Manhattan School of Music where she was a scholarship student of Glenn Dicterow, concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic. As an orchestra member and chamber musician, she has given concerts throughout Europe, the Caribbean, and the U.S. Ms. Lederer has performed with a number of orchestras including the Radio City Orchestra, Jupiter Symphony, Philharmonic Virtuosi, New Philharmonic of New Jersey, and at the Paper Mill Playhouse. Ms. Lederer has served as a string coach for the Inter-School Orchestral Program in New York City, the Summer Trios Festival in Pennsylvania and the Vermont Music and Arts Center. She has conducted the Essex County Overture Strings and was a co-founder of the 4 Strings! Summer Chamber Music Academy. Ms. Lederer maintains a private teaching studio in West Caldwell,New Jersey.
Pauline Lederer, pianist, a native New Yorker, attended the Juilliard School as a scholarship student receiving Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. She continued her musical studies in Vienna, Paris, and Florence. She has concertized widely — solo recitals, chamber music, and with orchestras, in North and South America and throughout Europe. Several of her tours were sponsored by the U.S. State Department. She has also made recordings and television appearances. For many years, Ms. Lederer taught at the Westchester Conservatory of Music in New York. Now a resident of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, she conducts courses for adults at DukeUniversity.
Marnie Kaller, cellist, received her Master of Music degree from the Conservatory of Music at the University of Missouri in Kansas City. She has been principal cellist of the Shreveport Symphony and the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra and has also played in the Kansas City Civic Symphony and the Des Moines Symphony. Ms. Kaller was a founding member of the Heritage Piano Quartet which performed for 12 years throughout Morris County. In addition, Ms. Kaller freelances in chamber and orchestral ensembles in New Jersey. She was one of the founding faculty members of 4 Strings! Summer Chamber Music Academy for string players. She conducted the Lakeland Junior Youth Symphony for 13 years and maintains a large private teaching studio in Convent Station.
Rick Kaller, piano, is Vice President/Editorial Director of PreK-12 Music at McGraw-Hill Education in New York, NY. He is also the Music Director at Kitchell Memorial Presbyterian Church in East Hanover, NJ, where he serves as organist and choir director. Rick started piano lessons at the age of four. In high school, he attended The Juilliard School’s Pre-College Division in New York City, studying under Leonard Eisner. He continued his piano studies in college at the Eastman School of Music as a student of Barry Snyder. He completed his bachelor’s degree in Music and History at RutgersCollege, and has a master’s degree in business administration fromNew York University.
Funding has been made possible in part by funds from the Arts Council of the Morris Area through the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.
For further information: 973-538-2132 or www.morristownumc.com