Mid Summer's Eve Concert to Benefit Samaritan Ministy

On June 22 St. Columba's Episcopal Church hosted a Mid Summer's Eve Concert with Sonya Subbayya Sutton and Sophia Subbayya Vastek on piano, and vocalist Joan Phalen. Attending were 125 guests who contributed over $3,600 to support the work of Samaritan Ministry.

The evening's program was:

  • "I Got Rhythm” Variations by George Gershwin (arr. for two pianos by the composer)
  • Two Movements for Two Pianos by Philip Glass
  • "I was standing in a garden" from Trouble in Tahiti by Leonard Bernstein
  • Symphonic Dances from West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein (arr. for two pianos by John Musto)
  • "Finishing the Hat" from Sunday in the Park with George by Stephen Sondheim
  • Finishing the Hat by Stephen Sondheim and Steve Reich

Our gracious thanks and appreciation to the artists and event planners that made the evening possible.