Monday, October 31, 2016

Harvest Sounds 16th Annual Concert

Members of First Universalist Church of New Madison are proud to announce The Recovery and Wellness Center of Midwestern Ohio - Greenville Clinic, has been chosen to receive 100% of the proceeds from the Church’s 16th annual benefit concert. The Harvest Sounds Concert will be performed at 3 p.m. on November 13 at First Universalist Church of New Madison, 331 E. Washington St., New Madison, Ohio.

The Recovery and Wellness Centers of Midwest Ohio, have been meeting the behavioral health needs of Darke County, Ohio since 1979. They provide high quality, direct care to individuals with mental health challenges in order that they might attain the best possible quality of life. The Recovery and Wellness Centers of Midwest Ohio provide leadership within the communities to foster optimal behavioral health through connections with local and regional partners to discover ways to prevent, reduce and minimize effects of behavioral health concerns.

Opening the concert will be the Williams Brothers; Ash, a13 year old 8th grader, and Leo, a 12 year old 6th grader. Ash started playing viola at the age of 7 and piano at the age of 9. Leo began playing piano at the age of 4 and violin at the age of 8. The brothers are students at DeColores Montessori School, show Arabian horses and take Kung Fu. Ash has 16 pet mice and Leo loves dogs. Each boy will play a solo, and will combine their talents in a duet.

Bevin Fields, soprano, will sing favorite arias and art songs, accompanied by Terri Fryman. Bevin is a native of Worcester, MA., and earned her BA in classical performance from Eastern Nazarene College, Quincy, MA. While a member of her college choir, and during their tour of Eastern Europe, Bevin performed as the featured soloist with the Romanian National Orchestra and the Sibiu State Orchestra, Sibui, Romania.  Bevin is a licensed practical nurse working in crisis care for Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton.  She and her husband, Ryan, live outside Greenville with their six cats and two dogs.

Terri Fryman, pianist and organist, studied piano at Manchester College and Baldwin Wallace College. She was the accompanist for Greenville High School choirs for fifteen years while working with various civic theatre organizations and playing for twenty five musical theatre productions.  In 1990, she played with Towne and Country Players for the production of “The Fantastics” at the Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland. Terri has served for twenty four years as organist at First Presbyterian Church, Greenville, and is the pianist for Melody Line vocal ensemble.  She and her husband, Jim, have two sons, Darrell (Gina), and Andrew, and make their home in Greenville.

The Sinclair Community Quintet will also be featured at this year’s Harvest Sounds Concert. The Quintet is so named because it consists of past or present members of the Community Wind Symphony and Concert Band from Sinclair Community College in Dayton, Ohio. The skill of these seasoned players will be evident as they perform. The Quintet includes: Nancy Harrison, Flute; Ed Ewing, Oboe; Clarence Brown, Clarinet; Don Rader, French Horn; and Sherylee Swartz, Bassoon. They will perform the lively Slavonic Dance No. 1 in C Op. 46 by Antonin Dvorak, the beautiful Divertimento for Woodwinds by Franz Josef Haydn, and a delightful arrangement of the traditional tune Turkey In The Straw by Lewis J. Buckley.

Today’s musicians all generously donate their time and talents to the 16th annual Harvest Sounds Concert benefitting The Recovery and Wellness Center of Midwestern Ohio - Greenville Clinic .

Tickets for Harvest Sounds are $10 per person and may be purchased from members of First Universalist Church, The Recovery and Wellness Center, Greenville, OH. or at the door the day of the performance, with no charge for students through grade 12. Following the concert will be a reception and fall refreshments. Come and enjoy an afternoon of good music for a good cause! For information, please call 996-4134.

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