Mount Vernon Music invites the public to “Lessons with the Masters” on Monday, November 18 at 7:30 p.m. at Irons Recital Hall at the University of Arlington. A celebration of those whose creative genius applied also to teaching, the program showcases music by composer-teachers from the Romantic Era to the present day, including a world premiere by Texas Christian University professor of composition Till MacIvor Meyn, who will narrate his new musical story Midnight Adventures, written for Mount Vernon Music. Also on the program will be pieces by Paul Dukas (who wrote The Sorcerer’s Apprentice), Paul Hindemith, Ted Hansen, and Ernö Dohnanyi.
Performing will be Daryl Coad and Mary Druhan, clarinet; Robyn Alba, horn; Evan Mitchell, piano; Mark Miller, violin; Ute Miller, viola; Zachary Mansell, cello.
Mount Vernon Music is a 501(c)(3) organization formed in 2005 to further the performance of classical and other fine music in rural East Texas. For information on the mission and concert schedule of Mount Vernon Music, and about historic Mount Vernon Music Hall, please visit www.mountvernonmusic.org.
Memberships in MVM start at $25 and support all the organization’s work, including scholarships for young musicians and outreach work for schools and seniors. Memberships are good for the year June 1 through May 31, and members receive discounts on ticket pricing. Details can be found at MVM’s website.