Monthly Meeting: March 2020

March 16, 2020

***Due to COVID-19 concerns, this meeting has been canceled.**

9:30-10:00 Pre-Meeting

John Ford
Recital Gems

We all face the challenge of finding the perfect recital tunes for our students.  We spend countless hours scouring the musical universe for pieces at just the right level of difficulty, and that will spark the student’s interest.  We do want to please the audience as well, so it’s essential to find pieces that will add color and variety to a program.  (John) I can help.  From years of experience, (John) I will present pieces at various levels that will enliven your studio, and improve your recital repertoire.  Come and enjoy some treasures from past recitals that are sure to please one and all.

10:00-11:00 Business Meeting & Coffee

11:00-12:00 Program

George Radosavljevic
Liszt and the other Arts

A sampling of piano masterworks created by Franz Liszt –  inspired by the work of other artists, poets, and musicians. Liszt was profoundly affected by the creations of his fellow artists, current and historic. His admiration and respect is evident in the care and imagination that he applied to the corresponding piano works. 


Pianist George Radosavljevic is well-known in the Chicago area as both soloist and collaborative pianist. Most recently he has been heard in recital at the historic Glessner House Museum in Chicago and the Cathedral of St. John in Milwaukee as well as in recitals and lecture-recitals given throughout the Chicago area. Mr. Radosavljevic has appeared on the Dame Myra Hess Concert Series, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Chamber Music Series, and in many solo and ensemble concerts broadcast live on WFMT Radio. His playing has been called "polished and elegantly shaped" by the Chicago Tribune and "consistently enchanting" by the Pioneer Press. Mr. Radosavljevic appears as orchestral pianist with the Lake Forest Symphony and is currently on the faculty of the Music Institute of Chicago and DePaul University School of Music, Community Music Division.  Mr. Radosavljevic has also concertized with his son, bass-baritone Leo Radosavljevic, most recently in Tallinn and Pärnu, Estonia, as well as at Ravinia Festival last fall. He is a board member of both the North Shore Music Teachers Association and the Chicago area chapter of the American Liszt Society.  Mr. Radosavljevic holds the degree Master of Music in piano performance from DePaul University as a scholarship student of Dmitry Paperno.


Mar 16, 2020


9:30 am - 12:00 pm


Winnetka Covenant Church
1200 Hibbard Road, Wilmette, IL
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