January2010

February2010

Sunday, February 7 at 4 pm

Faculty Recital: “A Bit of History”
Laura Klock, natural horn; Monica Jakuc Leverett, fortepiano; William Hite, tenor; Jean Jeffries, natural horn

Classical and early romantic works on historical instruments, including Beethoven's Sonata for Horn and Piano, Op.17.

Bezanson Recital Hall, University of Massachusetts • www.umass.edu
Admission $10

Link to Google map.

Sunday, February 14 at 3 pm

A Valentine Concert with Brahms' Love Song Waltzes
Louise Fauteux, soprano; Heather Bell, alto; Peter W. Shea, tenor; Rafael Cotto, bass; St. Joseph College Choir, Voce Novissima (Kingswood-Oxford School); Michael-Thomas Gilman and Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano; Jean Jeffries, horn

Music to also include Schubert's Fantasy in F Minor for piano duet

Hoffman Auditorium, St. Joseph's College, West Hartford, CT • www.sjc.edu
Admission $10

Link to Google map.

Sunday, February 21 at 2 pm

Chamber Music Society at Wistariahurst: “American Originals”
Jennifer Tyo, soprano; David Perkins, baritone; Sarah Briggs, violin; Liz Beloit Crew, cello; David Schneider, clarinet; Edward Rosser and Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano; Amherst String Quartet

Amy Beach, Edward MacDowell, Arthur Farwell, Curt Cacioppo, Aaron Copland and Samuel Barber

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke, MA • www.wistariahurst.org
Admission $15

Link to Google map.

March2010

Saturday, March 20 at 7:30 pm

Arcadia Players Gala Anniversary Concert
Ian Watson, harpsichord; Karen Smith Emerson, soprano; Peter W. Shea, tenor; Steven Curylo, bass; Cantabile (vocal ensemble); Christopher Krueger, flute; Lisa Rautenberg, violin; Zon Eastes, cello; Monica Jakuc Leverett, fortepiano

An Arcadia Players showcase with works by anniversary composers from the Renaissance, Baroque and early Romantic periods: Carlo Gesualdo, Thomas Arne, Alessandro Scarlatti, W.F. Bach, Frederic Chopin, Ferdinand David, Robert Schumann.

Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage Hall, Smith College • www.arcadiaplayers.org

Link to Google map

April2010

May2010

Sunday, May 2 at 3 pm

Chamber Music Society at Wistariahurst: “Friends and Lovers, II - the Schumanns and Brahms”
Laura Jenkins, soprano; Eileen Ruby, mezzo-soprano; Steve Curylo, baritone; Sarah Briggs, violin; Jean Jeffries, horn; Alissa Leiser and Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano; Schubertians Chorus, Laura Jenkins, guest conductor.

Songs, duets, choral works, solo piano pieces, and the Brahms Horn Trio

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke, MA • www.wistariahurst.org
Admission $15

Link to Google map.

June2010

Friday, June 11 at 7:30 pm

All-Beethoven Concert: Arcadia Players Orchestra
conducted by Ian Watson • Monica Jakuc Leverett, fortepiano

“Egmont” Overture • Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor • Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, “Eroica”
read program notes by Monica Jakuc Leverett • download (.doc)

Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage Hall, Smith College • www.arcadiaplayers.org

Link to Google map

Saturday, June 12 at 8 pm

All-Beethoven Concert: Arcadia Players Orchestra
conducted by Ian Watson • Monica Jakuc Leverett, fortepiano

See program above.

Connecticut Early Music Festival • Evans Hall, Cummings Art Center, Connecticut College, New London • www.ctearlymusic.org

Link to Google map.

Sunday, June 13 at 3 pm

All-Beethoven Concert: Arcadia Players Orchestra
conducted by Ian Watson • Monica Jakuc Leverett, fortepiano

See program above.

St. Paul's Cathedral, Worcester, MA • www.cathedralofsaintpaul.com

Link to Google map.

July2010

August2010

September2010

Sunday, September 12 at 4 pm

Music at the Charlemont Inn: “The French Connection”
Charlotte Dewey, soprano; Peter W. Shea, tenor; David Schneider, clarinet; Jim Ballard and Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano

Works by Debussy, Faure and Poulenc.

The Charlemont Inn, Charlemont, MA • www.charlemontinn.com
Admission $10; Concert and dinner $25

Link to Google map

Sunday, September 19 at 3 pm

Chamber Music Society at Wistariahurst: “Impressions,” a concert of French music and painting with a slideshow of paintings
Musicians of the Chamber Music Society at Wistariahurst

Selections from the works of Debussy, Ravel, Chaminade, Chabrier, Bizet and others.

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke, MA • www.wistariahurst.org
Admission $15

Link to Google map.

Sunday, September 26 at 4 pm

Music at the Charlemont Inn: “An Afternoon of Schubert and Brahms”
Eileen Ruby, mezzo-soprano; Sarah Briggs, violin; Jean Jeffries, horn; Monica Jakuc Leverett and Christine Olson, piano

Schubert songs, sonatina and rondo; Brahms Horn Trio.

The Charlemont Inn, Charlemont, MA • www.charlemontinn.com
Admission $10; Concert and dinner $25

Link to Google map

October2010

Sunday, October 10 at 2 pm

Blaich/Leverett Duo at North Hall
Tanya Blaich and Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano

Solo and piano duet works by Schubert, Cacioppo, and Brahms, including Schubert Fantasy in F Minor, and Brahms Hungarian Dances.

North Hall, 40 Searle Road, Huntington, MA • www.northhallhuntington.org
Admission $10

Link to Google map.

Saturday, October 16 at 7:30 pm

Music at the Charlemont Inn: Fifth Annual Eastern Native Tree Society Evening of Music, Poetry and Prose
Eileen Ruby, mezzo-soprano; Benjamin Schwartz, cellist; Tanya Blaich, Monica Jakuc Leverett, and Christine Olson, pianists; Susan Middleton, Norma Roche, readers.

Music, poetry and prose celebrating Nature

The Charlemont Inn, Charlemont, MA • www.charlemontinn.com
Admission free; donations gratefully accepted for Eastern Native Tree Society and Charlemont Historical Preservation Society

Hors d'oeuvres at 5 pm; Dinner at 6 pm $25/person, not including drinks. Please make reservations by email: dbhguru@comcast.net.

Link to Google map

November2010

Sunday, November 14 at 3 pm

Chamber Music Society at Wistariahurst: “Sixth Annual Schubertiad”
Musicians of The Chamber Music Society at Wistariahurst

Fantasy in F Minor, Shepherd on the Rock, Octet.

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke, MA • www.wistariahurst.org
Admission $15

Link to Google map.

December2010

Saturday, December 12 at 3 pm, followed by dinner

(snow date Sunday December 19 at 7:30 pm, preceded by dinner at 6 pm)

Music at the Charlemont Inn: Christmas Concert
Charlotte Dewey, soprano; Eileen Ruby, mezzo-soprano; Akiva Cahn-Lipman, cellist; Monica Jakuc Leverett, pianist.

Music by Bach, Brahms, Debussy and more

The Charlemont Inn, Charlemont, MA • www.charlemontinn.com
Admission $10; Concert and dinner $25. Fundraiser for the Charlemont Historical Preservation Society.

Link to Google map

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February2011

Saturday February 12 at 7:30 pm

A Benefit for the Charlemont Inn: An Evening of Romance
Sudie Marcuse, soprano; Dorie Goldman, mezzo soprano; Peter W. Shea, tenor; Jack Tozzi, baritone; Tanya Blaich and Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano.

Liebeslieder Waltzes, Op. 52 by Brahms and Romantic songs by Brahms, Clara Schumann, Nielsen and a world premier of a Heine setting by Jennifer Griffith.

The Unitarian Society of Northampton • www.uunorthampton.org Fundraiser for the Charlemont Historical Preservation Society.

Link to Google map

Sunday February 13 at 3 pm, followed by dinner

Music at the Charlemont Inn: An Evening of Romance
Sudie Marcuse, soprano; Dorie Goldman, mezzo soprano; Peter W. Shea, tenor; Jack Tozzi, baritone; Tanya Blaich and Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano; plus guest artist Charlotte Dewey, soprano.

Liebeslieder Waltzes, Op. 52 by Brahms and Romantic songs by Brahms, Clara Schumann, Nielsen and a world premier of a Heine setting by Jennifer Griffith.

The Charlemont Inn, Charlemont, MA • www.charlemontinn.com
Admission $10; Concert and dinner $25. Dinner reservations (413) 339-5391. Fundraiser for the Charlemont Historical Preservation Society.

Link to Google map

March2011

Saturday, March 12 at 7:30 pm

Arcadia Players Concert Series: Concert in honor of Early Music America's 25th Anniversary
Arcadia Players conducted by Ian Watson; Monica Jakuc Leverett, fortepiano

Beethoven – Piano Concerto No. 1, Symphony No. 7

Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage Hall, Smith College • www.arcadiaplayers.org

Link to Google map

Saturday, March 26 at 7:30 pm, followed by dinner

Music at The Charlemont Inn: A Poet's Love-Two Heine Song Cycles
Peter W. Shea, tenor; Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano; plus guest artist Charlotte Dewey, soprano.

Kaeza Fearn “Kitty Song Cycle”(2009) (Massachusetts premiere)
Robert Schumann “Dichterliebe”
plus other Heine settings.

The Charlemont Inn, Charlemont, MA • www.charlemontinn.com
Admission $10; Concert and dinner $25. Dinner reservations (413) 339-5391. Fundraiser for the Charlemont Historical Preservation Society.

Link to Google map

Wednesday, March 30 at 4 pm

The Amherst College German Department and German House present:
A Poet's Love-Two Heine Song Cycles

Peter W. Shea, tenor; Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano

Kaeza Fearn “Kitty Song Cycle”(2009)
Robert Schumann “Dichterliebe”
plus other Heine settings.

Porter House, Amherst College • www.amherst.edu/academiclife/departments/german/events
Admission free

Link to Google map

April2011

Sunday, April 17 at 3 pm

Chamber Music Society at Wistariahurst: Friends and Lovers, III
Robert and Clara Schumann and Johannes Brahms

David Schneider, clarinet; Kivie Cahn-Lipman, cello; Tanya Blaich and Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano; vocal soloists TBA

Robert Schumann: Spanisches Liebeslieder, Op. 138
Clara Schumann: Piano Pieces
Johannes Brahms: Trio in A Major for Clarinet, Cello and Piano, Op. 114

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke, MA • www.wistariahurst.org
Admission $15

Link to Google map.

May2011

Sunday, May 29 at 3 pm

Better Than One: Two Fortepianos
with Margaret Irwin-Brandon and Monica Jakuc Leverett.

A program of sonatas and fugues by W.A. Mozart, J.S. and J.C. Bach and a concerto by W.F. Bach.

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke, MA • www.wistariahurst.org
Admission $15

Link to Google map.

June2011

July 2011

August 2011

September 2011

Saturday, September 24 at 7:30 pm

Chamber Music Society at Wistariahurst: Chopin in Paris

See below for program details.

House Concert in Amherst, MA
For ticket information please contact David Perkins at davidsperkins@gmail.com


Sunday, September 25 at 3 pm

Chamber Music Society at Wistariahurst: Chopin in Paris

Eileen Ruby, mezzo-soprano; Alison Hale, flute; Astrid Schween, cello; Alissa Leiser, Monica Jakuc Leverett, and Estela Olevsky piano.

Variations on "Non più mesta;" Songs; Polonaise Brillante
Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor (Alissa Leiser, piano soloist, with strings)

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke, MA • www.wistariahurst.org
Admission $15

Link to Google map.

October2011

Saturday, October 15 at 7:30 pm

Music at the Charlemont Inn: Sixth Annual Eastern Native Tree Society Evening of Music, Poetry and Prose

Charlotte Dewey, soprano; David Schneider, clarinet; Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano; Joan Maloof, Robin Barber, Carol Edelstein, Susan Middleton, Norma Sims Roche, readers.

Music, poetry and prose celebrating Nature

The Charlemont Inn, Charlemont, MA • www.charlemontinn.com
Admission free; donations gratefully accepted for Eastern Native Tree Society.

Hors d'oeuvres at 5 pm; Dinner at 6 pm $25/person, not including drinks. Please make reservations by email: dbhguru@comcast.net.

Link to Google map


Sunday, October 30 at 3 pm

An Afternoon of Chamber Music with Sarah Briggs and Friends (postponed to Sunday 11/6)

Sarah Briggs, violin; Wayne Smith, cello; Jean Jeffries, horn; Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano.

Works by Bach, Kodaly and others; Brahms Horn Trio.

Buckley Recital Hall, Amherst College
Admission free

Link to Google map

November2011

Sunday, November 6 at 3 pm

An Afternoon of Chamber Music with Sarah Briggs and Friends (rescheduled from 10/30)

Sarah Briggs, violin; Wayne Smith, cello; Jean Jeffries, horn; Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano.

Works by Bach, Kodaly and others; Brahms Horn Trio.

Buckley Recital Hall, Amherst College
Admission free

Link to Google map

Friday, November 18 at 7:30 pm

Chamber Music Society at Wistariahurst: Seventh Annual Schubertiad

See below for program details.

Wesley United Methodist Church, Hadley, MA
www.chambermusicwistariahurst.com
Admission $20

Link to Google map.


Sunday, November 20 at 3 pm

Chamber Music Society at Wistariahurst: Seventh Annual Schubertiad
Musicians of The Chamber Music Society at Wistariahurst

Various songs; Divertissement on a French motive for piano duet (Steigerwalt/Muller); Piano Quintet in A Major, "The Trout" (Jakuc Leverett and strings)

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke, MA • www.wistariahurst.orgwww.chambermusicwistariahurst.com
Admission $20

Link to Google map.

December 2011

January 2012

February2012

Wednesday, February 29 at 4 pm

The Amherst College German Department and German House present:
Schubert's "Die schöne Müllerin"

Peter W. Shea, tenor; Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano

Porter House, on Boltwood Avenue, next to the Lord Jeffrey Inn, Amherst College www.amherst.edu/academiclife/departments/german/events
Admission free

March2012

Saturday, March 3 at 3 pm

House Concert Fundraiser for Arcadia Players
Schubert's "Die schöne Müllerin"

Peter W. Shea, tenor; Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano

This is a special opportunity to hear Schubert's great song cycle in the intimate setting for which it was composed on a replica of an instrument of his time. The piano is a copy made in 2003 by Paul McNulty of an 1819 Graf fortepiano.

Admission $50/person. Light refreshments provided.
There is limited seating, so please reserve space at info@arcadiaplayers.com

www.arcadiaplayers.org

January2012

May2012

Sunday, May 6 at 4 pm

Historical Piano Concerts: Blaich/Leverett Duo
featuring an 1877 Érard piano

Tanya Blaich and Monica Jakuc Leverett,piano duo

Works by Ferruccio Busoni, Karen Tarlow, Hilary Tann, Georges Bizet.

Ashburnham Community Church, Ashburnham, MA• www.frederickcollection.org
Admission $10

Link to Google map.


Saturday, May 12 at 3 pm

Chamber Music Society at Wistariahurst: Friends and Lovers IV

See below for program details.

House Concert in Amherst, MA
For ticket information please contact David Perkins at davidsperkins@gmail.com


Sunday, May 13 at 3 pm

Chamber Music Society at Wistariahurst: Friends and Lovers IV
Robert and Clara Schumann and Johannes Brahms

Musicians of The Chamber Music Society at Wistariahurst

Clara Schumann, Selected Soirées Musicales; Johannes Brahms, Clarinet Sonata in Eb Major; Robert Schumann, Piano Quartet in Eb Major, Op. 47 (Jakuc Leverett and strings)

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke, MA • www.wistariahurst.orgwww.chambermusicwistariahurst.com
Admission $20

Link to Google map.

June2012

July 2012

August 2012

September 2012

October2012

Saturday, October 6 at 7:30 pm

Mozart and Haydn: Arcadia Players
conducted by Ian Watson

Three Concertos by Mozart and Haydn, and Mozart's solo motet “Exsultate, jubilate”

Monica Jakuc Leverett, fortepiano • Kristen Watson, soprano • Andrew Schwartz, bassoon • Guy Fishman, cello

Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage Hall, Smith College • www.arcadiaplayers.org

Link to Google map

November2012

Friday, November 2 at 7:30 pm

Wistaria: Chamber Music Society of Western Massachusetts - Eighth Annual Schubertiad

Various songs; Lebensstürme for piano duet (Steigerwalt/Muller); Impromptu in Bb Major, Op. 142 No. 3 (Jakuc Leverett)

House Concert in Amherst, MA
For ticket information please contact David Perkins at davidsperkins@gmail.com


Sunday, November 4 at 3 pm

Wistaria: Chamber Music Society of Western Massachusetts - Eighth Annual Schubertiad
Musicians of Wistaria

Various songs and choruses; Lebensstürme for piano duet (Steigerwalt/Muller); Sonatina in A minor (Jakuc Leverett and Sarah Briggs)

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke, MA • www.wistariahurst.orgwww.chambermusicwistariahurst.com
Admission $20

Link to Google map.

Tuesday, November 20 at 10:30 am

The Tuesday Morning Music Club

Sarah Briggs, violin; Ellen Redman, flute; Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano.

Schubert Impromptu in Bb Major, Op. 142, No. 3; Sonatina in A minor, for violin and piano; other works TBA.

Trinity United Methodist Church, 361 Sumner Avenue, Springfield, MA
Admission $10 for non-members

Link to Google map.

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February2013

Sunday, February 10 at 2:30 pm

Love Notes 2013 (Amherst Club Community Benefit)

State Senator Stan Rosenberg and State Rep. Ellen Story, emcees
Cheryl Cobb, chanteuse, with Dick Matteson, accompanist
Divine/Nix Duo
Jean Jeffries, horn, with Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano
ARHS Hurricane Singers

Buckley Recital Hall, Amherst College
www.amherstclub.org
Admission $20 (concert), $40 (concert plus champagne reception and silent auction)

Link to Google map

Tuesday, February 19 at 12:30 pm

Music in the Noon Hour

Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano

Pawnee Preludes by Curt Cacioppo; Two Preludes by Claude Debussy

Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage Hall, Smith College • www.smith.edu

Link to Google map

March2013

April2013

Wednesday, April 3 at 4 pm

The Amherst College German Department and German House present:
Alpine Journeys - Songs by Ernst Krenek (1900-1991) and Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

Peter W. Shea, tenor; Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano

Porter House, on Boltwood Avenue, next to the Lord Jeffrey Inn, Amherst College www.amherst.edu/academiclife/departments/german/events
Admission free

May2013

Sunday, May 5 at 3 pm

Alpine Journeys - Songs by Ernst Krenek (1900-1991) and Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Peter W. Shea, tenor; Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano

Lathrop Community, Florence Road, Easthampton, MA
Mt. Tom Room (3rd floor) at the Inn, to the left of the entrance road, 100 Bassett Brook Drive

Admission free

Friday, May 10 at 7:30 pm

Wistaria: Chamber Music Society of Western Massachusetts - Friends and Lovers V
Musicians of Wistaria

Works by Clara Schumann, Johannes Brahms "Liebeslieder Waltzes," Robert Schumann Piano Quintet (Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano)

The Pushkin, 4 Federal Street, Greenfield, MA

Wine tasting (German whites) at 6:45 pm
Admission $20 at the door; ($30 concert and wine tasting)

www.wistariachambermusic.com

Sunday, May 12 at 3 pm

Wistaria: Chamber Music Society of Western Massachusetts - Friends and Lovers V
Musicians of Wistaria - Mother's Day Concert

Works by Clara Schumann, Johannes Brahms "Liebeslieder Waltzes," Robert Schumann
Piano Quintet (Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano)

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke, MA • www.wistariahurst.orgwww.wistariachambermusic.com
Admission $20. Bring your mother for half price! Tea and garden tour.

Reservations recommended. Call 413-634-5716.

Link to Google map.

Friday, May 24 at 7:30 pm

House Concert Fundraiser for Arcadia Players
Schubert Songs and Piano Pieces

Peter W. Shea, tenor; Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano

This is a special opportunity to hear Schubert's music in the intimate setting for which it was composed on a replica of an instrument of his time. The piano is a copy made in 2003 by Paul McNulty of an 1819 Graf fortepiano.

Admission $50/person. Light refreshments provided.
There is limited seating, so please reserve space at info@arcadiaplayers.com

www.arcadiaplayers.org

June2013

July2013

August2013

Sunday, August 25 at 3 pm

Music at Centre Church “America Singing ”
Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano; Peter W. Shea, tenor; Ellen Redman, flute; Gary Steigerwalt and Dana Muller, piano duo

Works by Amy Beach, Charles Ives, Aaron Copland and George Gershwin.

Centre Church, Brattleboro, VT
www.wistariachambermusic.com

Admission free. Donations accepted for benefit.

Monday, August 26 at 7 pm

Plainfield Concerts at 7 Series “America Singing ”
Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano; Peter W. Shea, tenor; Ellen Redman, flute; Gary Steigerwalt and Dana Muller, piano duo

Works by Amy Beach, Charles Ives, Aaron Copland and George Gershwin.

Plainfield Congregational Church, Plainfield, MA • www.plainfieldConcertsat7.com
www.wistariachambermusic.com

Admission free. Donations accepted.

September2013

October2013

Tuesday, October 1 at 10:30 am

The Tuesday Morning Music Club

Sarah Briggs, violin; Carol Hutter, viola; Mark Fraser, cello; Monica Jakuc Leverett, solo piano.

String trios TBA; Pawnee Preludes by Curt Cacioppo and Two Preludes by Claude Debussy

Asbury Hall, Trinity United Methodist Church, 361 Sumner Avenue, Springfield, MA
Admission $10 for non-members www.tuesdaymorningmusicconcerts.com

Link to Google map.

November2013

Friday, November 8 at 7:30 pm

Wistaria: Chamber Music Society of Western Massachusetts - Ninth Annual Schubertiad
Musicians of Wistaria

Songs by Salieri in honor of his birthday
Schubert: Various songs, piano duets, Impromptu in Bb Major, Op. 142 No. 3,
Piano Trio in Bb Major, D. 898 (MJL plays in last 2 pieces)

The Pushkin, 4 Federal Street, Greenfield, MA

Admission $20 at the door

www.wistariachambermusic.com

Sunday, November 10 at 4 pm

Wistaria: Chamber Music Society of Western Massachusetts - Ninth Annual Schubertiad
Musicians of Wistaria

Songs by Salieri in honor of his birthday
Schubert: Various songs, piano duets, Impromptu in Bb Major, Op. 142 No. 3,
Piano Trio in Bb Major, D. 898 (MJL plays in last 2 pieces)

Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main Street, Brattleboro, VT

Admission $15 at the door

www.wistariachambermusic.com

Saturday, November 16 at 7:30 pm

Wistaria: Chamber Music Society of Western Massachusetts - Ninth Annual Schubertiad
Musicians of Wistaria

Songs by Salieri in honor of his birthday
Schubert: Various songs, piano duets, Impromptu in Bb Major, Op. 142 No. 3,
Piano Trio in Bb Major, D. 898 (MJL plays in last 2 pieces)

Unitarian Universalist Society, Northampton

Admission $20 at the door

www.wistariachambermusic.com

Link to Google map

Tuesday, November 26 at 12:30 pm

Music in the Noon Hour

Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano

Treesong (2013) by Michael Gatonska
(Meditations and Color Correspondences - Arboreal Night Music V)
Music for Piano and Pre-recorded Soundscape (First Performance)
The composer will introduce the piece.

Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage Hall, Smith College • www.smith.edu

Link to Google map

December2013

January2014

February2014

Marchl2014

Wednesday, March 26 at 4 pm

The Amherst College German Department and German House present:
Ballads from Tieck's"Magelone" - Op. 33 Songs by Johannes Brahms

Peter W. Shea, tenor; Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano
with student readings in German of Tieck's narration

Porter House, on Boltwood Avenue, next to the Lord Jeffrey Inn, Amherst College www.amherst.edu/academiclife/departments/german/events
Admission free

April2014

Sunday, April 13 at 7:30 pm

Wistaria: Chamber Music Society of Western Massachusetts - Brahms' Romantic Quest
Peter W. Shea, tenor; Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano; Vivienne Carey, narrator

Die Schöne Magelone, Op. 33 songs by Johannes Brahms
with English narration from Tieck's Romance

The Pushkin, 4 Federal Street, Greenfield, MA

Admission $20 at the door

www.wistariachambermusic.com

Monday, April 21 at 5 pm

Taylor Time! Concert Series
"Great Plains to New England Woods"

Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano

Music by Curt Caccioppo, Claude Debussy and Amy Beach

Emerson Hall, Taylor Music Building, Union College, Schnectady, NY • www.union.edu

Admission free

May2014

June2014

July 2014

August2014

Tuesday, August 5 at 4 pm

Indian Melody and Pawnee Preludes

with composer Curt Cacioppo and Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano

Community Concert Hall, Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO
www.fortlewis.edu
Admission TBA

Part of Native Tree Society Conference The Big, the Old and the Endangered
An Examination of Old Growth Forests in the Southwest

Tuesday, August 5 at 7:30 pm

Music and Poetry in Celebration of the Trees

Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano, and friends

Community Concert Hall, Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO
www.fortlewis.edu
Admission TBA

Part of Native Tree Society Conference The Big, the Old and the Endangered
An Examination of Old Growth Forests in the Southwest

Monday, August 25 at 7 pm

Plainfield Concerts at 7 Series “Going Home ”
Musicians of Wistaria

Program includes Dvorak Piano Quintet in A Major, with Wistaria String Quartet and
Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano

Plainfield Congregational Church, Plainfield, MA • www.plainfieldConcertsat7.com
www.wistariachambermusic.com

Admission free. Donations accepted.

September 2014

October2014

Saturday, October 11 at 4 pm

The Company of Virgil
Musicians of Wistaria Chamber Music Society, including Astrid Schween, cello;
Randall Hodgkinson, Monica Jakuc Leverett and Edward Rosser, piano; Junko Watanabe, soprano

Music by Virgil Thomson, John Cage, Lou Harrison and Scott Wheeler

Unitarian Universalist Society, Northampton
Admission $20 at the door

www.wistariachambermusic.com

Link to Google map

Sunday, October 12 at 4 pm

The Company of Virgil
Musicians of Wistaria Chamber Music Society, including Astrid Schween, cello;
Randall Hodgkinson, Monica Jakuc Leverett and Edward Rosser, piano; Junko Watanabe, soprano

Music by Virgil Thomson, John Cage, Lou Harrison and Scott Wheeler

Goethe Institut, 170 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02116
Admission $20 at the door

www.wistariachambermusic.com

Sunday, October 19 at 2 pm

The Fair Magelone, a Romantic love story in words and music
Peter W. Shea, tenor; Louise Fauteux, soprano; Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano; Vivienne Carey, narrator

Die Schöne Magelone, Op. 33 songs by Johannes Brahms
with English narration from Tieck's Romance

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke, MA • www.wistariahurst.org
Admission $15 at the door

Link to Google map.

Friday, October 24 at 26 pm

Oktoberfest 1810
Benefit for Connecticut Early Music Festival

Monica Jakuc Leverett, fortepiano

Beethoven's "Moonlight" Sonata, works by C.P.E. Bach, Marie Bigot, and P.D.Q. Bach,
Mozart's(?) Musical Dice Game, and Beethoven's "Auld lang Syne"

Lyme Art Association, 90 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT 06371
Admission by donation

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January2015

Sunday, January 18 at 2:30 pm

Schubert Impromptus and Szymanowksa Etudes in Their Time
Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano

Lathrop Community, Florence Road, Easthampton, MA
Mt. Tom Room (3rd floor) at the Inn, to the left of the entrance road, 100 Bassett Brook Drive

Admission free

February2015

Tuesday, February 3 at 12:30 pm

Music in the Noon Hour

Monica Jakuc Leverett, fortepiano (Graf replica by Robert Smith)

Szymanowska Etudes in Their Time
Etudes by Maria Szymanowska, J.B. Cramer, Marie Bigot, and Frederic Chopin

Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage Hall, Smith College • www.smith.edu

Link to Google map

Friday, February 13 at 7:30 pm

Wistaria: Chamber Music Society of Western Massachusetts - Tenth Annual Schubertiad
Musicians of Wistaria

Schubert: Various songs, piano duets, Impromptu in Ab Major, Op. 142 No. 2,
Sonatina in G minor for violin/piano (MJL plays in last 2 pieces)

Kimball Farms Lifecare Community, 235 Walker Street, Lenox, MA 01240

www.kimballfarms.org

Saturday, February 14 at 7:30 pm CANCELLED (SNOW), RESCHEDULED TO MARCH 29

Wistaria: Chamber Music Society of Western Massachusetts - Tenth Annual Schubertiad
Musicians of Wistaria

Schubert: Various songs, piano duets, Impromptu in Ab Major, Op. 142 No. 2,
Sonatina in G minor for violin/piano (MJL plays in last 2 pieces)

Unitarian Universalist Society, Northampton

Admission $20 at the door

www.wistariachambermusic.com

Link to Google map

Sunday, February 22 at 4 pm

Schubert Impromptus and Szymanowksa Etudes in Their Time
Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano

Applewood Retirement Community
1 Spencer Drive, Amherst, MA 01002

Admission free

Friday, February 27 at 7:30 pm

Brahms' Romantic Quest
The Morningside Ensemble
Peter W. Shea, tenor; Louise Fauteux, soprano; Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano; Vivienne Carey, narrator

Die Schöne Magelone, Op. 33 songs by Johannes Brahms
with English narration from Tieck's Romance

Kimball Farms Lifecare Community, 235 Walker Street, Lenox, MA 01240

www.kimballfarms.org

March2015

Monday, March 2 at 1 pm

Classical Music in the Afternoon
Louise Fauteux, soprano and Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano plus other performer TBA

"Isn't It Romantic?"
Clara Schumann Romance, Op. 5 No. 3 and Brahms Magelone Lieder, Op. 33 (selections)

Simsbury Public Library, Simsbury, CT

Admission free

Wednesday, March 26 at 4:30 pm

The Amherst College German Department and German House present:
Mahler: Songs of a Wayfarer, Rückert Lieder, Das Knaben Wunderhorn

Justina Golden, mezzo-soprano; Peter W. Shea, tenor; Clifton J. Noble, Jr. and Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano

Porter House, on Boltwood Avenue, next to the Lord Jeffrey Inn, Amherst College www.amherst.edu/academiclife/departments/german/events
Admission free

Sunday, March 29 at 4 pm RESCHEDULED FROM FEBRUARY 14

Wistaria: Chamber Music Society of Western Massachusetts - Tenth Annual Schubertiad
Musicians of Wistaria

Schubert: Various songs, piano duets, Impromptu in Ab Major, Op. 142 No. 2,
Sonatina in G minor for violin/piano (MJL plays in last 2 pieces)

Unitarian Universalist Society, Northampton

Admission $20 at the door

www.wistariachambermusic.com

Link to Google map

April2015

May2015

Jun2015

Jul2015

August2015

Wednesday, August 5 at 4-6 pm

Forte/Piano - A Festival Celebrating Pianos in History

Olga Pashchenko, Monica Jakuc Leverett, David Kim playing original Graf piano No. 1389 from 1830

Works by Beethoven, Schumann, J.B. Cramer, Marie Bigot, Maria Szymanowska and Chopin

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

http://westfield.org/festival

September2015

October2015

Sunday, October 4 at 7 pm

The Trees, The Trail, The Vision
Fundraising Talk and Concert for the Mahican-Mohawk Recreation Trail

7-7:25 pm The Trees
"Exceptional Forests of Massachusetts - Our Improbable Natural Treasure"

A talk with slides by Bob Leverett, nationally known "old-growth forest evangelist"

7:25-7:45 pm The Trail and The Vision
Lauren Stevens and Polly Bartlett tell the tale

8 pm Concert - "Musical Visions of Nature"

Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano; Peter W. Shea, tenor; and strings
featuring Schubert's "Trout" Quintet, plus Romantic songs and piano pieces

Plainfield Congregational Church, Plainfield, MA

Suggested donation: $25 - less is OK, more is welcome!

(Co-sponsored by Friends of Mohawk Trail State Forest and the Franklin Land Trust)

Tuesday, October 6 at 10:30 am

The Tuesday Morning Music Club

Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano; Sarah Briggs, violin; Jean Jeffries horn.

Works by Brahms:
Sonata for Piano and Violin in G Major, Op. 78; Piano Piece in B minor, Op. 119, No. 1;
Trio for Piano, Violin and Horn, in Eb Major, Op. 40

Asbury Hall, Trinity United Methodist Church, 361 Sumner Avenue, Springfield, MA
Admission $10 for non-members www.tuesdaymorningmusicconcerts.com

Link to Google map.

Saturday, October 24 at 7:30 pm

Brandon Music Café

Monica Jakuc Leverett, classical piano

"Moonlit Hits and Little-known Gems"
Works by Beethoven, Debussy, Schubert, Maria Szymanowska, Amy Beach

Brandon Music Café, 62 Country Club Road, Brandon, VT 05733
807-247-4295

Admission $15. Pre-concert dinner at 6 pm available for $20. Reservations are required for dinner and recommended for the show. Venue is BYOB. Please call (802)247-4295 or email
info@brandon-music.net for reservations or more information.

http://www.brandon-music.net

December2015

Tuesday December 15 at 7:30 pm

Brahms Times Three
Wistaria Chamber Music Society

Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano; Sarah Briggs, violin; Jean Jeffries horn.

Sonata for Piano and Violin in G Major, Op. 78; Piano Piece in B minor, Op. 119 No. 1
Trio for Piano, Violin and Horn, in Eb Major, Op. 40

Kimball Farms Lifecare Community, 235 Walker Street, Lenox, MA 01240

www.kimballfarms.org

January2016

Sunday, January 24 at 3 pm
Snow Date: Sunday, January 31 at 3 pm

"Moonlit Hits and Little-known Gems"
Benefit Concert for the Mahican-Mohawk Trail

Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano

Beethoven's "Moonlight Sonata," Debussy's "Clair de lune"
Works by Schubert, Chopin, Maria Szymanowska and
John Kennedy's "The Winged Energy of Delight" for toy piano

Plainfield Congregational Church, Route 116, Plainfield, MA

Admission free
Donations gratefully accepted by Franklin Land Trust for the Mahican-Mohawk Trail

Co-sponsored by Franklin Land Trust and Friends of Mohawk Trail State Forest

February2016

Sunday, February 21 at 2:30 pm

Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano and toy piano

Works by John Kennedy, Janáček, Schubert and others, and Beethoven's "Moonlight" Sonata

Lathrop Community, Florence Road, Easthampton, MA
Mt. Tom Room (3rd floor) at the Inn, to the left of the entrance road, 100 Bassett Brook Drive

Private concert

Sunday, February 28 at 4 pm

"On an Overgrown Path" by Leoš Janáček
Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano

Applewood Retirement Community
1 Spencer Drive, Amherst, MA 01002

Private concert

March2016

Sunday, March 6 at 4 pm

Concert Conversation: Exploring the Musical Language of Leoš Janáček

Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano, with

Libuse Čačalova, Czech poetry reader, and
Anna VA Polesny, with remembrances of Janáček,

discussion and performance of
On an Overgrown Path

Earle Recital Hall, Sage Hall, Smith College • www.smith.edu

April2016

Sunday, April 3 at 2 pm

Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano and toy piano

Toy piano works by John Kennedy and John Cage
Piano works by Scott Wheeler, Amy Beach, Janáček, Beethoven, and Schubert

Steinert Hall at M. Steinert & Sons in the Natick Mall, Natick, MA
Upstairs next to Neiman-Marcus

Admission free

Wednesday, April 27 at 4:30 pm

The Amherst College German Department and German House present
Heine Song Settings by Schubert and Kaeza Fearn

Peter W. Shea, tenor; Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano

Schubert--songs from the Heine Schwanengesang, Piano Impromptu Op. 142 No. 1
Kaeza Fearn--Der Scheidene Sommer, song cycle

Porter House, on Boltwood Avenue, next to the Lord Jeffrey Inn, Amherst College www.amherst.edu/academiclife/departments/german/events

Admission free

May2016

June2016

July2016

August2016

Monday, August 29 at 7 pm

Plainfield Concerts at 7 Series “Mountain Streams ”
Musicians of Wistaria

Program includes Schubert's "Trout" Quintet in A Major, with members of the Wistaria String Quartet, Yasu Suzuki, bass; and Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano

Plainfield Congregational Church, Plainfield, MA • www.plainfieldConcertsat7.com
www.wistariachambermusic.com

Admission free. Donations accepted.

September2016

Saturday, September 17 at 7:30 pm

Arcadia Players Presents: Keyboard Rivals
conducted by Ian Watson

Three Concerti -
J.S.Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 5; Mozart Piano Concerto in Eb Major, K. 449;
C.P.E. Bach Double Concerto for Harpsichord and Piano

Ian Watson, harpsichord; Monica Jakuc Leverett, fortepiano

Wesley United Methodist Church, Hadley MA • www.arcadiaplayers.org
See website for admission information

Link to Google map.


October2016

Saturday, October 1 from 2-4 pm

Schubert with Tea
Monica Jakuc Leverett, fortepiano; with Peter W. Shea, singer
featuring a replica of a fortepiano from the composer's time

Schubert's Op. 90 Impromptus for piano, interspersed with songs and tea

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke, MA • www.wistariahurst.org
Admission $20 (includes tea and treats).

Reservations required.

Link to Google map.

Wednesday, October 12 from 10 to 11:30 am

Hampshire Music Club presents
Monica Jakuc Leverett, electronic piano and toy piano

Lecture Recital: Women Composers Then and Now

Works by women throughout music history, featuring

First Performance of "A Week in the Life of a Toy Piano"
by Florence native Kaeza Fearn

Northampton Senior Center, 67 Conz Street, Northampton 413-587-1228

Admission $15 for a single event, $50 for all five events in the series.
For more information, please call Pat Kapitzky at 413-575-5839 (pat@crocker.com)

November2016

Sunday, November 6 at 3 pm

Keys and Trees
Benefit for Dorchester Citizens For Planned Growth

Monica Leverett, Steinway and toy piano
Featuring Anne Watts and Old growth forest expert Bob Leverett

also Ashley Watkins on Flute and Ian Ledger, Ole Singelstad, Jasper Hood

447 RACE STREET, Cambridge, MD

Admission $15/$10 students, kids under 12 free

Tickets or info call: 410-228-2818 www.dcpgonline.org

December"2016

January"2017

October2017

Tuesday, February 7 at 10:30 am

The Tuesday Morning Music Club

Estela Olevsky and Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano and toy piano

Solo and Duo Music for Toy Piano and Piano
by Kaeza Fearn, John Cage, Maurice Ravel, Carlos Guastavino, and Toby Twining

Trinity United Methodist Church, 361 Sumner Avenue, Springfield, MA
Admission $10 for non-members

Link to Google map.

March2017

April2017

Wednesday, April 5 at 12:30 pm

Music in the Noon Hour

Mary Hubbell, soprano; Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano

Smith's Special Trees: A Musical Tribute
Co-sponsored by the Smith College Tree Committee

Songs and piano pieces by Sibelius, Handel, Schubert, Kaeza Fearn, and more
First performance of a song for the Dawn Redwood by Gregory W. Brown

Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage Hall, Smith College • www.smith.edu

Link to Google map

Sunday, April 16 at 4 pm

Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano and toy piano

Lecture Recital: Women Composers Then and Now

Works by women throughout music history, featuring
"A Week in the Life of a Toy Piano" by Florence native Kaeza Fearn

Applewood Retirement Community
1 Spencer Drive, Amherst, MA 01002

Private concert

Sunday, April 30 at 2:30 pm

Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano and toy piano

Lecture Recital: Women Composers Then and Now

Works by women throughout music history, featuring
"A Week in the Life of a Toy Piano" by Florence native Kaeza Fearn

Lathrop Community, Florence Road, Easthampton, MA
Mt. Tom Room (3rd floor) at the Inn, to the left of the entrance road, 100 Bassett Brook Drive

Private concert

May2017

June2017

July2017

Sunday, July 23 at 2 pm

Pianist Babe in Toyland

Monica Jakuc Leverett, toy piano and piano

Works by Kaeza Fearn ("A Week in the Life of a Toy Piano"),
Robert Schumann, Claude Debussy, Octavio Pinto and others

North Hall, 40 Searle Road, P.O. Box 371, Huntington, MA 01050

Admission $15 at door; students FREE. Wheelchair-accessible; air-conditioned www.northhallhuntington.org

August2017

Monday, August 21 at 7 pm

Plainfield Concerts at 7
“In the Czech Lands: Janacek and Dvorak”

Monica Jakuc Leverett and Deborah Gilwood, piano; Mary Hubbell, soprano; Members of the Wistaria String Quartet

Janacek, On an Overgrown Path (from Book II); A Tale (cello and piano)
Dvorak, Terzetto (mvts 1-3); Legends 1-3

Plainfield Congregational Church, Plainfield, MA • www.plainfieldConcertsat7.com
www.wistariachambermusic.com

Admission free. Donations accepted.