2002-2007 Accomplishments


SPECIAL DELIVERY
Yamaha 9 ft. Concert Grand is delivered ~ October 2006 ~ Thank You Yamaha!

2007

DEAD PIANISTS SOCIETY SERIES

Nauraushaun Presbyterian Church

Winter 2007
Jan 21: Mavericks at the Piano - Blair McMillen, piano
             Bach, Hersch, Ives, Liszt, Bartok
Feb 04: Poetry and Prose - Yegor Shevtsov, piano
             Chopin
Feb 25: Una Tarde en Espana: Piano Music of Manuel de Falla - Jason Cutmore, piano
             Manuel de Falla
Mar 18: The Piano - Poetic and Percussive - Vlada Yaneva, piano
             Leos Janacek, Alberto Ginastera, Vesselin Stoyanov, Chopin
Mar 25: Inspirations, Innovations, and Insanity - Dan Teitler, piano
             Robert Schumann

Fall 2007
Sept 16: An Afternoon of Sonatas and Waltzes - Bryan Wagorn, piano
             Beethoven & Ravel
Sept 30:The Other Romantics - Lisa Yui, piano
             Cesar Franck-Bauer, Louis Moreau Gottschalk, Amy Beach, and Frederic Chopin
Oct 14:  Russian Romantics - Maria Yefimova, piano Roza Tulyaganova, soprano
            Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff
Oct 28: The Romantic Virtuoso - Laura Garritson, piano
            Frederic Chopin, Cesar Franck, Sergei Prokofiev

FUNDRAISERS

Annual Fundraiser
April 15: Annual Fundraiser ~ An Afternoon with Yamaha - Dr. Lisa Yui, piano            
Nov.04:  Supporting Our Schools ~ SOS ~ Students of Nyack College ~ Professor Joel Jameson, Director

SALONS

May: The Virtuoso Pianist – Laura Garritson, piano
June: Distant Impressions - Blair McMillen, piano


2006

SPECIAL DELIVERY
Oct: Yamaha 9 ft. Concert Grand is delivered ~ Thank You Yamaha!

DEAD PIANISTS SOCIETY SERIES

New City Library
Jan. 08: George Gershwin: Defining Americana – Adam Marks & Jennifer Beattie
Jan. 22: American Composers: Wanted Dead or Alive – Bernstein, Barber,Landes & Lampkin
             Synchronicity’s –  Gregory Landes, percussion, Garah Landes, piano, Cynthis Wuco, soprano
Feb. 12: The Bachs: The Father and the Sons – Quentin Kim
Feb. 26: Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition – Lisa Yui

Pearl River Library
Sept 10: Aaron Copland: Defining Americana – Adam Marks & Jennifer Beattie
Sept 24: Beethoven: Diabelli Variations – Karina Sabac
Oct. 15: Debussy & Franck: French Romanticism Embracing Impressionism –  Svetlana Gorokhovich & Gjilberta Gelaj
Oct. 29: The Bachs: The Musical Styles Represented in the Bach Family –  Quentin Kim

FUNDRAISERS

March: Happy Birthday Mozart!Yegor Shevtsov, Regina Zona, Brian Fox
Nov. – SOS Concert – Voyage a Paris – Adam Marks & Jennifer Beattie

SALONS

Feb: A Little Excursion in Europe – Ran Dank
April: French Impressionism in Music: Debussy & Ravel –  Maria Yefimova
June: Dance into the Night: Waltzes & Nocturnes – Vlada Yaneva
Oct: The Piano Sonata: An Evolving 400 Year Old Tradition: Scarlatti, Chopin, Mozart & Ravel – Yegor Shevtsov

2005

DEAD PIANISTS SOCIETY SERIES

Suffern Free Library
Jan 09: Mozart Piano Concerto in E-flat: Improvising Ornaments and Composing Cadenzas ~Pianist & Lecturer:  Derek Chiu
Jan 23: Chopin Ballades:  Stories of the Soul ~  Pianist & Lecturer:  Yashar Yaslowitz
Feb 06: Schubert's 'Wanderer' Fantasy:  Thematic Transformation and the Romantic Spirit ~ Pianist & Lecturer:  Daniel Teitler
Feb 20: Liszt's Sonata in B minor: Mephisto in a Cassock ~ Pianist & Lecturer:   Lisa Yui

Valley Cottage Library
Sep 18: Bach Transcriptions Pianist & Lecturer: Yashar Yaslowitz
Oct 02: Haydn Pianist: Laura Garritson Lecturer: Jeremy Hayes
Oct 16:  Rachmaninov Pianist: Dimitri Steinberg Cello: Gjilberta Gelaj
Oct 30: Scriabin Pianist: Maria Yefimova

FUNDRAISERS

May: Award Chamber Music of John Lampkin Palisades Virtuosi

SALONS

Feb: America: Music Of Yesterday, Today &  Tomorrow -  Adam Marks
April: Beethoven & The Piano Sonata:  Musical Recollections Of A Seasoned Traveler -  Lisa Yui
June: Gypsy Music -  Yashar Yaslowitz,  Violin: Christiana Liberis
Aug: The Romantic Cello Sonata -  Piano: Dimitri Steinberg, Cello: Gjilberta Gelaj 
Oct: Early German Romantics - Piano: Quentin Kim
Nov: Nights In Spain -  Jason Cutmore


2004

DEAD PIANISTS SOCIETY SERIES

Nanuet Public Library
Sept 19: Debussy's Twelve Preludes: Where the Arts Intersect ~ Pianist & Lecturer: Yashar Yaslowitz
Oct. 03: Beethoven's Final Three Piano Sonatas:A Transcendental Voyage ~ Pianist & Lecturer: Yashar Yaslowitz
Oct. 17: Frederic Chopin:His Life and Music from Adolescence to Maturity  ~ Pianist & Lecturer: Yashar Yaslowitz
            Cello: Gjilberta Gelaj Guest Pianist: Alice Burla
Oct. 31:  Liszt's Dante and Faust: From the Demonic to the Divine Pianists: ~ Pianists:  Laura Garritson & Lindsay Garritson             Lecturer: Jeremy Hays

FUNDRAISERS

June 05: Ludmilla Berkwic Benefit Concert

SALONS

March: Presenting a Compelling Thematic Piano Recital, Lecture & Performance - Lisa Yui
April: Piano Music of the 19th Century: Works by Chopin, Brahms, Schubert and Liszt - Dan Teitler
May: From Vienna to the Pyrenees: Schubert, Brahms, Ravel - Laura Garritson
June:
Women and the Piano, Lecture & Performance - Lisa Yui

COMMISSIONING
The Hudson Valley Piano Club provided financial support for composer John Lampkin's George Washington Slept Here -  variations on "Soldier's Joy" for piano, flute, and clarinet.


2003

SALONS

July: An Evening of Music and Humor  - John Lampkin
Nov: Piano Recital in Memory of  Frederic Chopin - Yashar Yaslowitz