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Concert Program:

Arts at St. Bede's   presents:
A Concert of Brass, Organ, and Percussion

The Menlo Brass
with Dr. Alison Luedecke, Organist,
and Beverly Reese-Dorcy, Percussionist

7:30 p.m., Saturday, October 7, 2006

St. Bede's Episcopal Church
2650 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 854-6555

Fanfare for the Common Man 
Menlo Brass, percussion, organ

Aaron Copland

Menlo Brass

Michael Kamen

Gavotte Montagne

Percussion, organ

arr. Etien Andre

Tales of the Cultural Revolution 
Menlo Brass, vocalist John May, percussion

Brian Holmes

Triptych: iii. Hymn 
Menlo Brass, organ

David Ashley White

Festival Postlude 
(Ite Missa Est Festliches Postludium)
Menlo Brass, percussion, organ

Vinzenz Goller
arr. Richard Proulx


Ralph Vaughan Williams

Alla Festiva
Menlo Brass

Mark Fish

Hymn to the Night
Menlo Brass and organ


      I. Tiarna Mhaigh Eo (Lord Mayo) 
      II. Dulámán (Sea Weed)
      III. ‘S Umbó Aerá (Summer Carol)
      IV. Banish Misfortune

Menlo Brass, percussion, organ

John Karl Hirten

Alison J. Leudecke, organistAlison J. Luedecke, organ and harpsichord, is a native of Galveston. She is active across the US as a solo concert organist and has played in Canada and Germany. As an ensemble musician, Dr. Luedecke has performed with the Mainly Mozart Festival Orchestra, San Diego Chamber Orchestra, and with other chamber ensembles. She received the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Organ Performance at the Eastman School of Music as a student of David Craighead. As a recording artist, she is featured on numerous CDs and has been heard on the nationally syndicated radio show Pipedreams. Her most recent CDs on the Raven label feature four of the earliest organs in the US and Canada built by Rudolph von Beckerath.



Beverly Reese-Dorcy, percussionistBeverly Reese-Dorcy, timpani and percussion, is a native of Minneapolis. She performs with the San Diego Symphony, California Symphony, Opera by the Bay, Sun Valley Summer Symphony, and San Diego Chamber Orchestra. Before moving to California in 1998, Ms. Dorcy was active in the Seattle area, where she worked as principal percussionist with the Bellevue Philharmonic, principal timpanist with the Tacoma Opera, and recorded extensively with the Seattle Men's Chorus. She received the Master of Music degree in Percussion Performance.




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