Upcoming Events

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Sunday September 23
Carl Banner, piano solo

House concert for the Washington Chapter of the National Society of Arts and Letters

Bach - Prelude and Fugue in Eb, WTCII
Schumann - Kinderscenen Op. 15
Chopin - Ballade #3 in Ab, Op. 47
Brahms - Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 21 #1
Bolcom - Graceful Ghost Rag

[Private event]

Saturday October 13 at 7:30 pm
Journal Sharing Event

Come to a journal sharing party! Readers will get a few minutes to share excerpts from their journal, and a few minutes for audience interaction. We will limit the number of readers - so reserve your slot. Come to read, come to listen, or just come for the party. Please bring potluck food and drink.

Location: BannerArts, 7502 Flower Ave, Takoma Park MD 20912

Free admission, but RSVP - call 301-891-6844, or email us at dcmusicaviva@verizon.net.

[2 reading slots left]

November 2018, BannerArts Takoma, date TBA:
Rhonda Buckley-Bishop, alto saxophone, Carl Banner, piano

Music of John Harbison ("San Antonio"), Libby Larsen ("Holy Roller"), Rudy Wiedoeft, and Hans Gál.

January 2019 [dateTBA]:
Bethesda house concert and potluck buffet, at the home of Richard White

Carl Banner, piano solo. Bach Toccata in d, Brahms Sonata #3, Beethoven Op. 28, Chopin Fantasie Op. 49, Saygun "Anadolu D'an"

February 2019 [date TBA]: BannerArts, Takoma Park

Music of contemporary African-American composers, curated by Blair Goins
Including the world premiere of the Blair Goins Trio for alto saxophone, tuba, & piano
Rhonda Buckley-Bishop, alto saxophone, Blair Goins, tuba, Carl Banner, piano, others TBA

Saturday March 16, 2019 at 7:30 pm
Flower Avenue House Concert

Eric Pritchard, violin, Fred Jacobowitz, clarinet, & Carl Banner, piano

Trios by Gian Carlo Menotti, Hans Gál, and Bill Robinson ("From God's Back 40")
[The Bill Robinson work is a 2017 commission from Fred Jacobowitz and Washington Musica Viva]

Admission $20, advance only