Season 4

DVCMS Season Summary

  SAT November 19: the Merling Piano Trio
  SAT February 4: Joel Cohen and Friends
  SAT March 31: Ives String Quartet


Hesperia, Ukiah's a capella quintet devoted to Renaissance music, will present a concert of English and Spanish songs. Hesperia has generously offered the concert proceeds to benefit the Deep Valley Chamber Music Series upcoming season.

When: Saturday  June 4, 2011 at 7:30 PM
Where: Holy Trinity Episcopal Church on Orchard Avenue in Ukiah

Highlights of the June 4 program are:

- Two motets dedicated to Mary, Queen of Heaven, by England’s greatest Renaissance composer, William Byrd (1540-1623);
- Comical and satirical laments by the Spanish composer Juan del Encina (1464-1523);
- The ethereal sounds of the early English composer John Dunstable (1380-1453).

Hesperia has been performing a capella Renaissance music in Ukiah, the Mendocino Coast, and the East Bay for the past ten years. The singers are Ukiah residents Denise Doering and Kathryn Allan, sopranos; Marilyn Simpson, alto; Jim Denton, tenor and director; and David Rounds, bass.
Admission is by donation.

First concert of the 2011-2012 Season: The Merling Trio
Saturday, November 19 2011 at the First Presbyterian Church in Ukiah 

The Merling Trio is currently in residence at the School of Music at Western Michigan University. It made its New York debut in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in 1993, and was named a finalist for the Naumburg Foundation Chamber Music Award in 1994. For this concert in Ukiah, the trio will be performing pieces by Beethoven, Haydn and Piazolla.

Second concert of the 2011-2012 Season:
Midwinter Chamber Music
 in Ukiah 

Joel Cohen and Elena Casanova along with Ray Malan, Elizabeth Prior and Philip Santos bring a terrific team of musicians to some superb music, including Dohniayni's Serenade for string trio, and the Elgar Piano Quintet.

Third concert of the 2011-2012 Season: 
The Ives String Quartet
Saturday, March 31, 2012 
at the First Presbyterian Church in Ukiah