Home of Russell Dedrick & Polly Meyerding
Pre-concert reception at 7:00 pm
Reservations are required and can only be made by members.
To be announced...
Faith Farr is a founding member of the Minnesota Sinfonia and an active free-lance performer. Currently, she teaches cello exclusively in her home studio. In addition, she self-publishes Foundations for Music Reading, a string-based theory curriculum for violin, viola and cello. With Brian Wicklund, she co-authored The American Fiddle Method for Cello, published by Mel Bay. As long-time editor of MNSOTA’s String Notes magazine, she has won six consecutive national ASTA awards for Best State Newsletter.
Lydia Lunning has a lifelong passion for music and the performing arts, growing up in Austin, Texas, in a family of strong players and participating in violin, theater, and ballet from a young age. She studied voice briefly in high school and college, taking a few semesters of lessons for credit through the Oberlin Conservatory as an undergraduate at Oberlin College. Lydia has a master's degree from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities and works full time as an academic editor and project coordinator. In 2013, she began pursuing voice again, winning the avocational division of the Minnesota NATS competition in 2014. She currently studies voice with Patricia Kent, DMA.
Caitlin Lucic is a freelance percussionist/marimbist and has performed with several area churches, theatre organizations and orchestras including the Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra, the Rochester Symphony, and the Mankato Symphony Orchestra. She has created a children's program entitled "Mapping the Marimba" which takes children on a musical journey through the history of the marimba. In the spring of 2016 she debuted a solo marimba program entitled "Beyond the Bars: A History of the Marimba".
Caitlin is a faculty member at the MacPhail Center for Music. She is a Sing, Play, Learn with MacPhail, School Partnerships, and Online School Partnerships instructor. She has also taught marching percussion, percussion ensemble and private percussion lessons in several Twin Cities' school districts. Caitlin received a M.M degree in Percussion Performance from The Hartt School of Music, a B. M. degree in Percussion Performance from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, and a K-12 Instrumental/Classroom Music teaching certification from the University of MN-Twin Cities. She completed Kodaly Levels 1 & 2 and Orff-Schulwerk Level 1 at the University of St. Thomas.