Michael Head Concert Sunday – Next Concert Announced for April 27th

Parks – von Spakoksvy Concert Sunday at 4 pm

Gary Parks and Ingrid von Spakovsky are set to perform this Sunday at Messiah Lutheran Church.  The concert begins at 4 pm. The concert will feature pieces for Oboe and Piano composed by the English Composer Michael Head, Claude Debussy and others. Solo piano pieces by Ingrid von Spakovsky will include Peter Maxwell Davies’ Farewell to Stromnes and George Gershwin’s Three Preludes.


This will be the premier performance of the concert. “Oboe Music of Michael Head.”  This is the second concert in the newly formed  concert series. 

Admission is free.  Donations will be taken on the door to support the Music at Messiah Classical Concert Series.  Thank you for your patronage and support.


Phil Weaver, Rosa set for April 27th Concert Date

“Phil Weaver and Rosa Vidro Richardson”
Sunday,  April 27th, 2014 – 4:00 p.m. 

Toot and Twang is classical guitarist Phil Weaver and flutist Rosa Vidro Richardson. They are on the music faculty at the University of Alabama in Huntsville and have performed live on WLRH public radio, Moonfolk Festival, Berkeley Bob’s Coffeehouse, City Lights and Stars Concert Series, and the Flying Monkey Arts Center. This season they performed at the Kentuck Festival’s main stage and Tangled String Studios at Lowe Mill. Rosa has a Master’s in flute performance from Austin Peay University and has performed with the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra and Gateway Chamber Ensemble. Phil Weaver was the first guitarist to be awarded an individual artist’s fellowship from the Alabama State Council on the Arts and he performed the guitar part for Gustav Mahler’s 7th Symphony with both the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra and the Louisiana Philharmonic. His music video Danza with filmmaker Jon Sawa has been very well received with acclaim from the composer himself, two-time Grammy winner Edin Solis and Bill Kanengiser of LAGQ.

The program for April will include sambas by Celso Machado, tangos by Astor Piazzolla, Jose Luis Merlin’s Progresiones para Pauline, as well as guitar solos by Edin Solis.

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