Santa Barbara Music Club

Centennial Concert

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Saturday, October 21, 2017
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Faulkner Gallery

On SATURDAY, October 21 at 3 PM, the SANTA BARBARA MUSIC CLUB will present another program in its popular series of concerts of beautiful Classical music.  This concert will be held at the Faulkner Gallery of the Santa Barbara Public Library, 40 E. Anapamu Street.  Admission is free.

One of the highlights of Santa Barbara Music Club’s concerts is the opportunity for audiences to hear great music from a variety of historical periods, with a diversity of musical forms, performed by excellent artists.  As part of the Santa Barbara Public Library’s Centennial Celebration, this concert features American music spanning the past 100 years, with a special focus on that most American of genres, ragtime. The program features works by Leonard Bernstein, William Bolcom, Aaron Copland, Hal Isbitz, Scott Joplin,  Marjorie Merryman, and Eric Valinsky.


Leonard Bernstein, Overture to Candide (1956), arranged by Charlie Harmon for piano duo
Betty Oberacker and Eric Valinsky, piano

Scott Joplin, Magnetic Rag (1914) & Solace (1909)
Hal Isbitz, Carmel-by-the-Sea – A Ragtime Postcard (1987) & Forget-Me-Not (1993)
Eric Valinsky, Boondawgle – A Cake Walk (2017) – PREMIERE
Eric Valinsky, piano

Marjorie Merryman, Dog Day Rag (1997)
William Bolcom, Contentment – A Rag (2015)
Leslie Hogan, piano

Aaron Copland, Duo (1971)
Adriane Hill, flute
Christopher Davis, piano

Image: Scott Joplin