About The Schubert Club

 

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  • Musical Services arranges programs which involve members in performances for community organizations, senior residences, and convalescent facilities in the Fairfield County area. Many programs are provided each year free of charge.
  • Performers dates from 1947 when it started with five people interested in their study and performance of music. The Performers presents both public and private on a monthly basis giving members the opportunity to renew or maintain performance skills as well as hear performances of new works by composer members.
  • Chorale has been a vital part of the club since its beginning in 1910. The group rehearses weekly from October to May preparing programs for the Christmas and spring seasons. Membership is open to all who enjoy singing and good fellowship. New singers are welcome.
  • Solo Singers offers opportunities to sing and form ensembles. Two concerts are given each season with duets and trios.
  • Duo Pianists welcome new members to their Wednesday morning workshops and concerts.
  • Piano Ensemble Group is celebrating its twenty-eighth anniversary this season. New members are welcome to attend any of the in-studio meetings/rehearsals.

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  • Professional Development Events are held three or four times a year for performance classes, informal discussions on topics of interest to music teachers and holds workshops with guest master teachers.
  • Schubert Club Juniors educates young students in the art of performance and provides them an opportunity to play before an audience. Membership is open to any school-age student whose teacher is a member of the Schubert Club.
  • Music Teachers’ Roundtable is a forum to discuss topics related to studio teaching of all instruments and voice, to share discoveries and to support professional growth. Meetings are held on four Friday mornings at the studios of members.
  • Young Musicians Festival – please click on the link for further details.
  • Awards Program provides music students of school age with prizes and scholarships for musical achievement through annual competition. Winners are presented in a public concert. In addition, students going on to study piano at the post-secondary level may apply for the Shirley R. Koffler Memorial Piano Scholarship offered annually by the club. An endowment has been established to help provide this award.