Join us for this special event to thank all of our friends in the community!
Let’s get together for this spring evening event at Montgomery Cemetery on April 29, 2022 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Bring a blanket and hang out with us as we listen to some live music and watch the sunset! We'll also have a food truck on-site which will have some summer evening snacks liike Italian Ice and Funnel Cake available for you to purchase!
The Music at the Cemetery event will feature classical flutist Faith Wasson. Flutist Faith Wasson is an international performing artist, having toured throughout Europe and North America as an orchestral and solo musician at venues including the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, National Concert Hall of Ireland, and Palais Corbelli in Vienna, Austria.
Faith is a proponent of music by women composers, frequently performing the re-discovered music of women composers of the past and commissioning works by contemporary women composers. The 21-22 season of “Flute with Faith & Friends” features pieces by women composers on every concert of the series. She made the Irish premiere of the Sonata for flute and piano by Melanie Bonis at the Royal Irish Academy of Music in 2019. In 2018 she premiered, "Judah and Tamar" for flute, oboe, and piano by composer Sharon Kim. She is currently working on a set of transcriptions by American composer, Amy Beach.
Faith received her Masters of Music in Flute Performance at the Royal Irish Academy of Music studying flute with William Dowdall, former principal flute of the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, and piccolo with Patricia Morris, former principal piccolo of the BBC Symphony. She graduated with honors from Temple University's Boyer College of Music and Dance where she simultaneously earned a Bachelor of Music in Music History and a Bachelor of Music in flute performance studying under Loren Lind of the Philadelphia Orchestra.
This event is free and open to the public. The event takes place at Historic Montgomery Cemetery, 1 Hartranft Avenue, West Norriton Township, PA. There is no seating, so bring your own chairs and/or blankets!