Friends of the Pipes present the Easterly Chamber Players

LOCK HAVEN — The Easterly Chamber Players will present a recital to benefit the Friends of the Pipes at Great Island at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 11 at the church, located at 12 W. Water St.

The Easterly Chamber Players are friends, individually active as performers and teachers, who enjoy exploring and performing chamber music together. Diane Gold Toulson, is principal flute of the Altoona, Nittany Valley and York Symphony Orchestras. She teaches at The Music Academy in State College and formerly at Bucknell University. A graduate of the Eastman School of Music and Columbia University, Toulson has performed in recitals throughout the U.S. and Europe, given master classes, and been a frequent performer at the National Flute Association’s national conventions.

Smith Toulson, retired recently as Professor of Clarinet at the Penn State University School of Music, where he was a member of the Pennsylvania Quintet, the faculty wind chamber ensemble. A graduate of the University of Illinois and Yale University, he has performed extensively in orchestras and as a soloist and chamber musician locally and on tours in the U. S. and internationally.

Anne Sullivan, harp, began her concert career at age twelve when she appeared twice as soloist with the Philadelphia Orchestra. She is known nationally as a recitalist and chamber musician, performing regularly with SPARX flute and harp duo, Duo Parisienne violin and harp duo, and the Easterly Chamber Players. She is harp instructor at the University of Delaware and Swarthmore College.

The program will include works from the Baroque, Romantic and 20th Century style periods and will include an arrangement by Ms. Sullivan of the English tune, Greensleeves.

Tickets will be available at the door. Parking is available beside the church in the church-owned lot.