Columbus Music Teachers Association Program

The Columbus Music Teachers Association (CMTA) (established 1930) numbers many fine central Ohio teachers among its membership including several Columbus Symphony Orchestra members. CMTA’s first program of the year, October 31, 2011, in a private home, featured works of Jerry Casey performed by members of the group and a few guests. These compositions included:

  • Our Love Mirrored (Violin and Piano), a world premiere, David Niwa, violin, Mariko Kaneda, piano
  • Celebrate 25! (Piano Trio): Leonid Polonsky, violin, Cora Kuyvenhoven, cello, Nina Polonsky, piano
  • One, Yet Different (String Quartet): David Niwa; Mako McEldowney, Ken Matsuda, Ruruko Makino
  • Seven (A Suite for Piano): Madeline Karn, piano
  • Fiesta, (piano four-hand): Laura Flowers Benson and Nightengale Chen
  • By Request (a collection of student pieces): Laura Flowers Benson, piano
  • O, Death, Rock My Asleep (Soprano and solo violin): Jessica Kahn, soprano, Henry Ma, violin
  • Out of the Depths (2009 Marilynn Etzel Piano Commission by the Iowa Composers Forum),Kathleen Sadoff, piano
  • Swingin’ Suite for Two Cellos, Renee Goubeaux and Cora Kuyvenhoven, cellos

Click here for pictures from the program.

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