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Heinrich Hofmann

Heinrich Hofmann was a German composer who lived in the 19th century from January 13 1842  when he was born in Berlin until July 16 1902  when he died in Grob – Tabarz, Thuringia.    He was very popular during his lifetime and his music was greatly sought after, not only in his home country […]

Carl Amand Mangold

  In our video the Charles River Sinfonietta made on September 22, 2020 to be put on Cable TV in many towns we’d gotten grants and support to give concerts this year, the first piece on the program was a septet by Carl Amand Mangold written in 1855. It appears that previous to our video […]

Charles RIver Sinfoinietta video made on 9/22/20 in Quincy Library, Quincy, MA to take the place of some of our concerts

This is a video made by members of the Charles River Sinfonietta on September 22, 2020. It is to take the place of some of the concerts we’d gotten grants and support for. It is two septets for violin, viola, cello, bass, clarinet , bassoon and french horn. The first one we played is 4 […]

Edwin York Bowen the composer of a quintet for bass clarinet and string quartet that we hope to do soon

Edwin York Bowen was born February 22, 1884 in Crouch Hill , London and died November 23, 1961 after several decades as a talented musician and composing over 160 musical works many of which remained unpublished and unperformed until after his death. His music falls in the category of Romantic with rich harmonic language. He […]

A New Grant We Just Got

We just got a notice that we got our grant in Weston MA for giving a chamber music concert there too this year.

A Few More Grants We Got For Concerts This Year

It looks like we’ve gotten a few more of our grants for chamber music concerts in the summer of 2020.. We have now gotten the grants not only in Methuen and Watertown, but in Northborough, Milton, Fall River and Quincy. We’re hoping to get it again in Plymouth as well. We should have some wonderful […]

We Got Our Grant In Methuen MA Again.

We just got a notice that we got our grant once again in Methuen MA from the Methuen LCC and we will be playing a septet concert at the end of this summer again at the Methuen Memorial Concert Hall.

We Just Started Getting Notices About Grants For 2020

We just started getting notices about the grants that we applied for for supporting our concerts for 2020… We haven’t heard from all of them yet… and usually the rejections get sent out first, so hopefully by not having heard yet that means we’ll get most of them. The first town to tell us we […]

No Responses Yet…. Usually That’s Good. Rejections Go Out First

Well we’ve sure applied for lots of grants to play several chamber music concerts in several towns next summer… Almost no places have replied yet to the applications we sent in by October 15th.. That is a good sign… for the rejections always get sent out first. so hopefully almost all the grants we applied […]

Unaccompanied Recital For a Groupmuse Concert

  On June 22nd at 7:30 I’ll be giving an . unaccompanied recital at a friends house for a Groupmuse concert. I’ll be performing : Friedrich W. Rust’s solo violin sonata in B-flat, Max Reger’s unaccopanied violin sonata opus 42 # 2 in A major, , Jaroslav Vanecek’s Spanish Rhapsody and Arthur Honegger’s Sonata for […]

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