GMMTA End of Year Luncheon, May 23, at the Grove Grill
Celebrating 50 Years!
President Laura Triplett
Founding Member Billie Jenkins
Longtime Member Connie Sweat
Longtime Memphis Muscian Rene Koopman
University of Memphis Piano Festival
The Memphis Keyboard Festival was held October 20-22 under the direction of University Faculty Drs.Cathal Breslin and Artina McCain. The Festival kicked off with concert featuring a variety of solo and multi-hand repertoire performed by Drs. Breslin and McCain joined by Dr. Jasmin Arakawa of the University of Florida, Dr. Cahill Smith of Lee University and Rochelle Sennet of the University of Illinois.
GMMTA President Laura Triplett was able to attend Dr. Kevin Richmond's lecture/recital on "George Crumb's Eine Kleine Nacht Musik-Ruminations on 'Round Midnight' by Thelonious Monk." Having attended the final concert featuring winners of the Festival Competition, Ms. Triplett says that "One of the most rewarding parts of the weekend was an exceptional prizewinners' concert with 16 talented young pianists, all aged from 11 to 30-something."
Dr. Kevin Richmond
Left to Right: Dr. Cathal Breslin, Cahill Smith, Artina McCain, Dr. Jasmin Arakawa and Rochelle Sennet.
Drs. Breslin and McCain with Competition Winners
Monster Mash Outdoor Recital/ Pumpkin Festival
Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, Second Baptist Church, Memphis, TN
Front row left to right: Chuck Taylor, owner, Circle Music, Laura Triplett, Susan Gambrell, Detrina Odum, Molly Pennington, Irene Buchanan, Jennifer Whitehead, and Honorary Member Connie Swett. Back row left to right: Robin Davis and Julia Pilgrim.
GMMTA Meeting and All Member Meet & Greet Brunch!
- Saturday, 9:00 AM, September 9. 2017
- Home of Julia Pilgrim
Susan Gambrell, Kate Stimson, Paula Hedgepeth and Julia Pilgrim with New Member Molly Pennington.
New Officers Kate Stimson, Laura Triplett, Janice Lumpkin and Detrina Odum attend the Brunch.
Detrina Odum, --------- Triplett, Julia Pilgrim, Janice Lumpkin