Our Spring Concert is Sunday, June 9, at 3 pm at the Fairfield Grace United Methodist Church – “Let’s Have Another Cuppa.” The concert will be a delightful collection of songs about coffee and tea along with interesting stories about America’s favorite beverage.
WAMC will be sponsoring 1-2 scholarships for students who will be attending college in the fall in a program of Music performance or music education. The scholarship gives $1,000 per year to qualified students. For more information and to learn about the audition requirements, contact Joanne Kant at 203-767-0064.
Our Fall Concert, “By George” to celebrate both the 100th anniversary of the birth of George Gershwin and the 125th season of WAMC took place Sunday, November 12, 2023. Here are some photos.
For more information or if you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.
The Wednesday Afternoon Musical Club is an association of talented musical artists and music lovers who wish to share the gift of music among themselves and with the community.
The goal of the Wednesday Afternoon Musical Club is to bring examples of vocal and instrumental musical creativity to the public in a well structured, professionally organized recital format which enables its members to grow, develop and present their art in a supportive and communicative environment as well as to foster young musicians by providing scholarships and opportunities to perform.
Please note.Dues are $40 and are for the coming year, 2023-2024. We have a new Treasurer, Andree Halcott, so please send your dues to her at 333 Vincelette St., Unit 52, Bridgeport CT 06606. We welcome your support, both financial and in person. To contribute online, please click here.
“By George” – A Tribute to George Gershwin, Sunday, November 12, 2023
The fall concert of the Wednesday Afternoon Music Club was held on Sunday, November 12 at 3:00 pm at Fairfield Grace United Methodist Church to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of George Gershwin and the 125th season of the Wednesday Afternoon Music Club.
Ports of Call – A Meandering Mediterranean Melange, Sunday, May 21, 2023
The last Wednesday Afternoon Music Club concert of the Spring season was held on Sunday, May 21 at 3:00 pm at Fairfield Grace United Methodist Church, Fairfield. Performances included music by Cole Porter, Rogers & Hammerstein, Stephen Sondheim, Gilbert & Sullivan, and more, all based on the theme of worldwide travel.
Scholarship Winners Concert, Sunday, January 15, 2023
The January 15 Scholarship Winners Concert was held at 2 pm at Jesse lee United Methodist Church, 25 Flatrock Rd., Easton.
Kate Wegener is an oboist in her first year of her master’s degree at the Juilliard School on a Jerome L. Greene Fellowship. She was the silver medalist in the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s International Oboe Competition in 2020. As an orchestral player Kate has performed with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, the Apex Ensemble and the Florida Orchestra. She will be accompanied by Avery Duer.
Kate performing “Vocalise-Etude en Forme de Habanera,” by Maurice Ravel.
Michael Kalinin is at UCONN studying for a Bachelor of Music and organ performance. As well as playing for numerous local churches he has enlisted in the US Army Reserves and joined ARMY ROTC as a Military Police Cadet. He is projected to graduate from UCONN and earn his commission in 2024.
Hear Michael performing “Masquerde Suite-Waltz,” by Aram Kachaturian in a piano duet with Olga Kalinina.