Recitals

     
Calvary Baptist Church Friday Morning Music Club Composers Concert December 2016
Washington, DC Sharon Shafer: Poems of Love and Life  
     
Howard University Faculty Recital with pianist Laurie Bunn and guitarist Henrik Karlsson September 2016
 Washington, DC David Rubenstein: "That Music Always Round Me"
Jim McCutcheon: On Wine...Three Quatrains of Omar Khayyam
Kirke Mechem: "Fair Robin I Love" from Tartuffe
Selections by Johannes Brahms
Joel Weiss: I Love Red Poppies
 
     
National Association of Teachers of Singing Biennial Conference July 2016
 Chicago, IL Publisher's Showcase with pianist and composer Jocelyn Hagen
"One More" from Kiss, a song cycle for soprano and piano
 
     
Carlyle Towers Condominiums Special Event - Activities Committee Presents Soprano Dr. Liana Valente
with pianist Dr. Yuri Chayama
 April 2016
  Aaron Copland: Selections from 12 Poems of Emily Dickinson
Christine Arens: Collage of Clicking Clichés
Favorite Musical Theater selections
 
     
The Mansion at Strathmore Friday Morning Music Club Concert Series at Strathmore April 2016
North Bethesda, MD Sharon Shafer: The Artist Speaks: Creative Conduit  
     
Old Town Hall Friday Morning Music Club Old Town Hall Concert Series
with clarinetist Dr. Albert Hunt
February 2016
Fairfax, VA Lori Laitman: The Butterfly from I Never Saw Another Butterfly
William Vollinger: The Child in the Hole
 
     
Howard University Music Faculty Showcase
with pianist Laurie Bunn
January 2016
Washington, DC William Vollinger and Liana Valente: Let's Talk  
     
     
Old Town Hall   Friday Morning Music Club Old Town Hall Concert Series January 2016
 Fairfax, VA  Liana Valente, soprano and piano  
   featuring music by William Vollinger, Judy Strubhar Ross, Joel Weiss, and excerpts from
15 Minutes of Fame
 
     
Old Town Hall  Bonita Lestina Performance Series
with clarinetist Dr. Albert Hunt and pianist Dr. Immanuela Gruenberg
January 2016

Fairfax, VA

Spohr: Sechs deutsche Lieder
F L Dunkin Wedd: My Lovely Day and She Wishes (for Breast Implants)     US Premiere
 
     
DAR Constitution Hall

 

150th Anniversary 13th Amendment US Constitution Abolition of Slavery Concert presented by MusicUNTOLD.com
with pianist Dr. Karen Walwyn
November 2015
Washington, DC Sy Miller and Jill Jackson: Let There Be Peace on Earth
Irving Berlin: God Bless America
 
     
Vineville United Methodist Church

 

Music and the Arts at Vineville Concert Series
with pianist Susan McDuffie
November 2015
Macon, GA Handel: Oh, Had I Jubal's Lyre from Joshua
Purcell: Music for a While, If Music Be the Food of Love, and Hark the Ech'ing Air
Copland: Selections from 12 Poems of Emily Dickinson
Menotti: Steal Me, Sweet Thief from Old Maid and the Thief
Arens: Collage of Clicking Clichés
A collection of favorite Broadway selections
 
     
Calvary Baptist Church

 

Friday Morning Music Club Calvary Baptist Church Concert Series
with pianist Yuri Chayama
October 2015
Washington, DC Copland: Selections from 12 Poems of Emily Dickinson  
     
Sigma Alpha Iota National Convention

 

Mini-Musicale
with pianist Sara Bong
July 2015
St. Louis, Missouri Songs by SAI Composer Bureau member Judy Strubhar Ross including One and Twenty and Oneness: The White Heron  
     
Westminster at Lake Ridge

 

Friday Morning Music Club Westminster at Lake Ridge Concert Series
with pianist Felicia Weiss and clarinetist Albert Hunt
May 2015
Lake Ridge, Virginia W. A Mozart: "Parto, Parto" from La Clemenza di Tito
Franz Schubert: Der Hirt auf dem Felsen
 
     
Collington Retirement Community Friday Morning Music Club Collington Retirement Community Concert Series January 2015
Mitchellville, Maryland 15 Minutes of Fame- A project of Vox Novus  
     
Steinway Gallery

 

Friday Morning Music Club Steinway Concert Series
with pianist Yuri Chayama
October 2014
North Bethesda, Maryland Selected songs of Canada's Violet Archer including Green Rain and Flying Geese  
     
Friendship Heights Community Center

 

Friendship Heights Community Center Concert Series
with pianist Jeongseon Choi
May 2014
Washington, DC William Vollinger: Acts of Kindness
Christine Arens: Collage of Clicking Clichés
A collection of favorite Broadway selections
 
     
The Mansion at Strathmore

 

Friday Morning Music Clubs The Mansion at Strathmore Concert Series
with pianist Felicia Weiss and clarinetist Albert Hunt
May 2014
North Bethesda, Maryland Spohr: Sechs Deutsche Lieder  
     
Jan Hus Presbyterian Church

 

Vox Novus Composers Voice Concert Series
with pianist Sara Bong
November 2013
New York, New York NYC Premiere of 15 Minutes of Fame- A project of Vox Novus
Judy Strubhar Ross: Selected songs including The White Heron
Derek Healey: Selections from Five Edward Thomas Poems
William Vollinger: Let's Talk
 
     
Catholic University of America

 

An Afternoon of New Music April 2013
Washington, DC Andrew Simpson: The Face of all the World is Changed from A Crown of Stars
Justus Parrotta: Out in the Fields with God
Dr. Jason Lovelace: A Tale of Three Cyclones and Forecast in Lydian
15 Minutes of Fame - A project of Vox Novus
 
     
St. Joseph's Catholic Church

 

Midday Meditations
with pianist Patrick Fleitz
January 2013
Lakeland, Florida Lee Hoiby: Where the Music Comes From
William Vollinger:
Acts of Kindness
 
     
Rollins College

 

Fall Faculty Recital
with pianist Kathy Slage
September 2012
Winter Park, Florida William Vollinger: Let's Talk  
     
Sigma Alpha Iota
National Convention
Welcome Luncheon
with pianist Sharla Mercado
August 2012
Atlanta, Georgia Christine Arens: Collage of Clicking Clichés  
     
Sigma Alpha Iota
National Convention
Welcome Luncheon
with pianist Sharla Mercado
August 2012
Atlanta, Georgia Christine Arens: Collage of Clicking Clichés  
     
College Music Society
Northeastern Regional Conference
Composers Concert
with pianists James Welch and Jason Lovelace
March 2012
SUNY @ Fredonia, New York Dr. Timothy Brown: Dreams Kept, Dreams Deferred
Dr. Jason Lovelace: Cleo from A Tale of Three Cyclones
 
     
College Music Society
Southeastern Regional Conference
Composers Concert III
with clarinetist Rebecca Vincent
February 2012
Tampa, Florida William Vollinger: The Child in the Hole  
     
Bethune-Cookman University Guest Artist Community Performance Series
with pianist Dr. Rose Grace
November 2011
Daytona Beach, Florida William Vollinger: Let's Talk
John Valerio: The Bells
Derek Healey:
Five Edward Thomas Poems, Op. 97
 
     
Tuesday Music Club of Lakeland An Evening of Song
with pianist Dr. Rose Grace
June 2011
Lakeland, Florida William Vollinger: Let's Talk
Christine Arens: Collage of Clicking Clichés
Violet Archer
In Just Spring
Green Rain
Someone
 
     
Catholic University Faculty Lecture Recital
Dr. Jason Lovelace with guest soprano Dr. Liana Valente
April 2011
Washington, DC Dr. Jason Lovelace: A Tale of Three Cyclones  
     
Sigma Alpha Iota Lambda Province Weekend Recital February 2011
Rollins College
Winter Park, Florida
William Vollinger: The Child in the Hole wiith clarinetist Rebecca Vincent  
     
Society of Composers, Inc.
2010 International Conference
Morning Concert November 2010
University of South Carolina
Columbia, South Carolina
Dr. Timothy Brown: Dreams Kept, Dreams Deferred with pianist Dr. Chan Kiat Lim  
     
Florida Federation of Music Clubs Musical Interlude
with pianist Christine Arens
September 2010
State Fall Session
Lakeland, Florida
Christine Arens: Collage of Clicking Clichés  
     
St. Joseph's Catholic Church Midday Meditations
with pianist Patrick Fleitz
March 2010
Tampa, Florida Samuel Barber: Knoxville: Summer of 1915  
     
Sigma Alpha Iota Lambda Province Weekend Recital January 2010
University of South Florida
Tampa, Florida
David Diamond: The Mad Maid's Song with pianist Jack Rain and flutist Kim McCormick
Christine Arens:
Collage of Clicking Clichés with pianist Christine Arens
 
     
Tuesday Music Club of Lakeland Parade of American Music: Celebrating the Women in Our Lives
with pianist Christine Arens
November 2009
Lakeland, Florida Judy Strubhar Ross
Goldenhair
When I Was One-And-Twenty
Crossing the Bar
Oneness (The White Heron)
Christine Arens: Collage of Clicking Clichés
 
     
University of South Florida Resident Artist Series Faculty Chamber Music Recital October 2009
Tampa, Florida David Diamond: The Mad Maid's Song with pianist Allan Armstrong and flutist Kim McCormick
Alvez Barkoski: Songs of Matthew with pianist Allan Armstrong, flutist Kim McCormick and
cellist Scott Kluksdahl
Anthony Plog: Animal Ditties with pianist Allan Armstrong and trumpeter Jay Coble
 
     
Texas A&M University Faculty Composer's Concert March 2009
College Station, Texas Marty Regan
A Long Gay Book with pianist Andrea Imhoff and clarinetist Anna Carney
Three Poems by Tanikawa Shuntarô with pianist Andrea Imhoff
 
     
University of South Florida Resident Artist Series An Evening of Contemporary Song
with pianist Christine Arens
January 2009
Tampa, Florida Derek Healey
Five Edward Thomas Songs
Violet Archer
Two Songs for Soprano and Piano
Under the Sun
William Vollinger
Acts of Kindness
Kirk O'Riordan
Bergstresser Songs
Judy Strubhar Ross
My Soul Cries Out (A Cycle of Reflective Songs)
 
     
College Music Society
Super Regional
Southeastern Conference
Composers Concert I
with pianist Dr. Chan Kiat Lim
February 2008
Baton Rouge, Louisiana Dr. Timothy Brown:
Dreams Kept, Dreams Deferred
 
     
All Saints'
Episcopal Church
An Afternoon of Song
with pianist James Jordan
June 2007
Lakeland, Florida Samuel Barber
Sure on this Shining Night
Monks and Raisins
Celius Dougherty
Love in the Dictionary
George F. Handel
Oh! Had I Jubal's Lyre from Joshua
 
     
FloriMezzo Orchestra FloriMezzo Goes to the Opera March 2007
St. Petersburg, Florida Franz Schubert
Der Hirt auf dem Felson with clarinetist Jessica Calandra and pianist Judith Alstadter
Jacques Offenbach
The Barcarolle from Tales of Hoffman with Perri Montanè
 
     
Polk Community College
Women's History Month Celebration
Creativity and Commitment:
The Lives and Music of Two Extraordinary Women Composers
Dr. Violet Balestreri Archer and Dorothy J. Ross
with pianist Dr. Howard Kim
March 2007
Winter Haven, Florida Violet Archer
In Just Spring
Green Rain
Someone
Judy Strubhar Ross
When I Was One-And-Twenty
Prisoner's Prayer
Peace from My Soul Cries Out (A Cycle of Reflective Songs)
 
     
FloriMezzo Orchestra Going For Baroque
with pianist Hilton Jones
February 2007
St. Petersburg, Florida Henry Purcell
Music for a While
If Music Be the Food of Love
Hark! The Ech'ing Air
 
     
The Palladium Theater
Side Door Opera
A Night at the Opera
with pianist Dr. Howard Kim
October 2006
St. Petersburg, Florida Ludwig von Beethoven: O wär ich schon from Fidelio
Johann Strauss: The Csardas from Die Fledermaus
Gioacchino Rossini: Una voce poco fa from Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Giacomo Puccini: Quando men vo from La Boheme
Carlisle Floyd: Ain't it a pretty night from Susannah
Victor Herbert: Italian Street Song from Naughty Marietta
 
     
Sigma Alpha Iota
National Convention
Be a Champion of Modern Music
with pianist Dr. Howard Kim
July 2006
Orlando, Florida H. Owen Reed: Michigan Morn' from Michigan Dream
Walter S. Hartley: Shall I Compare Thee?
John Valerio: Bells 1 from The Bells
Violet Archer: Green Rain
Judy Strubhar Ross: Peace from My Soul Cries Out (A Cycle of Reflective
Songs)
 
     
Little Carnegie
of the South
Liana Valente Soprano and Violin
with pianist Louise Barfield
April 2006
Macon, Georgia Franz Schubert
Mignon Lieder:
Heiß mich nicht reden
Kennst du das Land
Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt
So laßt mich scheinen
Judy Strubhar Ross
When I Was One and Twenty
Goldenhair
Oneness (The White Heron)
Jules Massenet
Meditation (for solo violin and piano) from Thais
Victor Herbert
Italian Street Song from Naughty Marietta
 
     
Calhoun Gordon
Arts Council
An Evening at the Cabaret
with pianist Louise Barfield
March 2006
Calhoun, Georgia Stephen Sondheim
Putting it Together from Sunday in the Park with George
Take Me to the World from Evening Primrose
Being Alive from Company
Send in the Clowns from A Little Night Music
Claude Debussy
Chanson de Bilitis
Victor Herbert
Italian Street Song from Naughty Marietta
Art is Calling for Me from The Enchantress
 
     
All Saints'
Episcopal Church
An Afternoon of Song
with pianist Amarilis Vasquez
February 2006
Lakeland, Florida Thomas Pasatieri
Bubbles, beautiful bubbles from The Goose Girl
Celius Dougherty
Love in the Dictionary
Gabriel Fauré
Clair de luneLes Roses d'Ispahan
Rupert Holmes
Moonfall from The Mystery of Edwin Drood
 
     
MidSummer Macon Opera Beyond the Score - A Lecture Recital
with pianist Sandra Smith
June 2005
Macon, Georgia Henry Purcell
When I am Laid in Earth from Dido and Aeneas
Wolfgang A. Mozart
In uomini, in soldati from Cosi fan tutte
Gioacchino Rossini
Una voce poco fa from Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Charles Gounod
The Jewel Song from Faust
Gian C. Menotti
Steal Me Sweet Thief from Old Maid and the Thief
 
     
Wesleyan College Three Generations of North American Women Composers
with pianist Dr. Richard Mercier
March 2005
Macon, Georgia Amy Beach
Three Browning Songs, Op. 44
Violet Archer
Two Songs for Soprano and Piano
Under The Sun
Judy Ross
My Soul Cries Out (A Cycle of Reflective
Songs)
 
     
Wesleyan College Inauguration Celebration for Ruth Austin Knox
Twenty-Fourth President of Wesleyan College
with pianist Cam Bishop
November 2004
Macon, Georgia Stephen Sondheim
Putting it Together from Sunday in the Park with George
Take Me to the World from Evening Primrose
Being Alive from Company
Send in the Clowns from A Little Night Music
 
     
University of
South Carolina
Let A Song Fill Your Heart
with pianist Stephen Taylor
May 2004
Columbia, South Carolina Violet Archer
The Daffodils
Green Rain
 
     
Little Carnegie
of the South
An Evening of Holiday Favorites
with pianist Louise Barfield
December 2003
Macon, Georgia George F. Handel: Rejoice Greatly from Messiah
Adolphe Adam: O Holy Night
Alfred Burt: Some Children See Him
Gustav Holst; arr. Patrick Liebergen: In the Bleak Midwinter
Johann S. Bach; arr. Charles Gounod: Ave Maria
Irving Berlin: White Christmas

Hugh Martin: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
 
     
Mercer University Faculty Recital
with pianist Susan McDuffie
October 2003
Macon, Georgia Gioacchino Rossini: Una voce poco fa from Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Alan J. Loewe: I Could Have Danced All Night from My Fair Lady
George Gershwin: Someone to Watch Over Me from Oh Kay!
Victor Herbert: Art is Calling Me from The Enchantress
 
     
MidSummer Macon Pop Music Through the Ages
with pianist Dr. John Roberts
June 2003
Macon, Georgia Henry Purcell
Music for a WhileHark the Ech'ing Air
George F. Handel
Lascia ch'io pianga from Rinaldo
Franz Schubert
Lachen und WeinenGretchen am Spinnrade
Gioacchino Rossini
Una voce poco fa from Il Barbiere di Siviglia
George Gershwin
Someone to Watch Over Me from Oh Kay!
Andrew L. Webber
Think of Me from Phantom of the Opera
 
     
Wesleyan College Faculty Recital
with pianist Dr. Christy Lee
February 2003
Macon, Georgia Johannes Brahms
Vergebliches StändchenO liebliche Wangen
Carlisle Floyd
Ain't it a Pretty Night from Susannah
Gabriel Fauré
Clair de lune
Les Roses d'Ispahan

Judy Strubhar Ross
GoldenhairOneness (The While Heron)
 
     
Christ Church Music for Advent Concert Series
with organist Dr. Fletcher Anderson
December 2002
Macon, Georgia William Byrd: Come Thou and with Us Dwell
César Franck: Come, Thou Dear Redeemer
Johann S. Bach: Quia respexit from Magnificat
Wolfgang A. Mozart: Alleluia from Exsultate, Jubilate
 
     
MidSummer Macon Featured Guest Recital
with pianist Susan McDuffie
June 2002
Macon, Georgia Claude Debussy:
Chansons de Bilitis
Carlisle Floyd:
Ain't it a pretty night from Susannah
Giuseppe Verdi: The Letter Scene from Macbeth
 
     
Mercer University Carol Goff and Friends present Women in Music March 2002
Macon, Georgia Violet Archer
In Just Spring
April Weather
Green Rain
The Daffodils
Under the Sun
 
     
Shield Club of Macon Valentine Recital
with pianist Edward Eikner
October 2001
Macon, Georgia George Rochberg: You are like a flower
Gabriel Fauré: Chanson d'Amour
Gian C. Menotti: Steal Me Sweet Thief from Old Maid and the Thief
Giacomo Puccini: O mio babbino caro from Gianni Schicchi
 
     
Morning Music Club The Musical Treasures Around Us
"The New Found Treasure"
with pianist Edward Eikner
October 2001
Macon, Georgia Violet Archer: In Just Spring
Johannes Brahms: O liebliche Wangen
Otto Nicolai: Nun eilt herbei from Die Lustige Weiber von Windsor
 
     
Farragut Presbyterian Church An Evening of Song
with soprano Dianne Griffith and pianist Dr. Christy Lee Walters
May 2001
Farragut, Tennessee Gabriel Fauré
Chanson d'AmourClair de luneLes Roses d'IspahanFleur jétée
Carlisle Floyd
Ain't it a pretty night from Susannah
John Valerio
The Bells
 
     
Roane State Community College Faculty Recital
with organist Brenda Goslee and trumpeter Shawn White
April 2001
Harriman, Tennessee George F. Handel: Alle voci del bronzo guerriero from Cantata No. 19
Arthur Honegger: O Had I Wings Like a Dove from King David
Anthony Plog: Animal Ditties, for Trumpet, Piano and Narrator
 
     
The Music Study Club of Knoxville Faculty Presentation
with pianist Richard Sidey, organist Brenda Goslee,
and trumpeter Shawn White
November 2000
Knoxville, Tennessee Franz Schubert: Litenei from The Feast of all Souls
George F. Handel: Let the Bright Seraphim from Samson
Gioacchino Rossini: Fac ut portem from Stabat Mater
Henry Purcell: Sound the Trumpet
 
     
St. John's Cathedral
Noonday Recital
Vocal, Trumpet, and Organ Recital
with trumpeter Shawn White and organist Brenda Goslee
October 2000
Knoxville, Tennessee George F. Handel: Let the Bright Seraphim from Samson
Gioacchino Rossini: Fac ut portem from Stabat Mater
Henry Purcell: Sound the Trumpet
 
     
Kingston Presbyterian Church A Fall Recital
with soprano Dianne Griffith and pianist Dr. Christy Lee Walters
September 2000
Kingston, Tennessee Johannes Brahms
O liebliche WangenMädchenliedVon ewiger Liebe
Claude Debussy
Chansons de Bilitis
Violet Archer
In Just SpringApril WeatherGreen RainThe Daffodils
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
I Waited for the Lord
Henry Purcell
Sound the Trumpet
 
     
Sigma Alpha Iota
National Convention
Mini-Musicale featuring the songs of Dr. Violet Balestreri Archer
with pianist Ann Patrick-Green
August 2000
Dallas, Texas Violet Archer
In Just SpringApril WeatherUnder the SunCradle Song
Someone