The Annual

 Glebe Music Festival

In conjunction with The Glebe Society Inc

Music Soirée
Margaretta Cottage
6 Leichhardt Street
Saturday 18 November 1995 at 2000hrs

Innominata Choir Musical Director Susan Briedis
Marshall McGuire Harp
Christine Marrinan Rhythm-and-blues/Jazz
Owen Reynolds Piano
Michael King Chef


Innominata Choir
L'ultimo di di Maggio S. Festa
Matona mia Cara O. Lassus (ca1532-1594)
Hodie Christus Natus est F. Poulenc (1899-1963)

Marshall McGuire - harp
Sonata for Harp Peggy Glanville-Hicks (1912-1990)

Innominata Choir
Remember not Lord, our offences H. Purcell (1658-1695)
The Silver Swan O. Gibbons (1583-1625)
When David heard T. Tomkins

Interval - dinner

Fillet of fish Teriyaki
Steamed rice
Rolled chicken with apricot seasoning
Selection of salads

Ubi Caritas M. Durufle
O Magnum mysterium T. Victoria
Ave Maria Josquin des Prez

Marshall McGuire - harp
From 'Kakadu' Peter Sculthorpe (b 1929)
To His Servant Bach God Grants a Final Glimpse: The Moving Stars
Graeme Koehne (b 1956)

Innominata Choir
Hymn to the Virgin B. Britten (1913-1976)
Rejoice in the Lord Anon.
Gaudete Anon.

Coffee and cake (Just Desserts, 114 Glebe Point Road)

Christine Marrinan Rhythm-and-blues/Jazz
Owen Reynolds Piano


The Innominata Choir
Innominata was formed in late 1991 by members of several of Sydney's larger choirs who were interested in exploring further a cappella repertoire, from Gregorian Chant and 16th century polyphony through to modern music. The group frequently performs concerts at various venues in Sydney such as St John's College Chapel, University of Sydney, the Garrison Church, St Scholastica's Chapel, Glebe, and Kincoppal Chapel, Rose Bay.

It has also performed with the Armenius Ensemble at St Francis' Church, Paddington. Innominata has also sung at a number of church services in Sydney and at St Andrew's College, University of Sydney. The group was awarded first prize in the Chamber Choir section of the 1994 Performing Arts Challenge. Innominata will be performing an Advent/Christmas concert on Sunday 3 December 1995 at St James' Church, King Street.

Susan Briedis
Susan graduated from the University of Sydney with a B. Mus (Hons) majoring in composition, after having studied piano from an early age. She has also studied voice production with Florence Taylor. Susan was a member of the Leonine Consort, the professional vocal ensemble directed by Charles Colman, in the capacity of singer and arranger, and has also arranged music for various professional vocal groups, including Jones and Co. (Brisbane) and the Song Company.

Presently, Susan is Director of Music at Ravenswood School after having taught at SCEGGS, Darlinghurst for six years. She has also been conductor of the Taverner Consort of Voices (Sydney) for twelve years.

Innominata Choir
Lyndy Abraham
Jane Cateris
Emily Pritchard
Bronwyn Robertson
Lias Willett

Eleanor Brickhill
Sarah Dunn
Marie-Louise Stokes
Ann Farrell

Francis Dorman
Peter McKee
Dominic Ng

Simon Harrisson
Daniel Stephenson

Marshall McGuire
Marshall McGuire is one of Australia's finest exponents of the harp and a leading interpreter of contemporary and baroque repertoire. As both a soloist and member of the acclaimed ELISION ensemble, he has given many premier performances of important new repertoire and has commissioned works for Andrew Ford, Michael Finnissy, Alessandro Solbiati, Gordon Kerry and Eleanor Kats-Chernin. Italy's master Franco Donatoni regards Marshall as the foremost interpreter of his work for solo harp 'Marches'.

Marshall was born in Melbourne and studied at the Victorian College of the Arts with Huw Jones. In 1985, he received a grant from the Australia Council to study at the Paris Conservatoire with Marie-Claire Jarnet, continuing his studies in 1986 with the legendary Pierre Jarnet, on a grant from the QEII Silver Jubilee Trust. Marshall was awarded the prestigious Clarke Scholarship in 1992 to study at the Royal College of Music, London, where he commenced studies in Baroque harp. During this time he performed at the Aldeburgh Brighton Festivals. His London debut recital was presented at the Purcell Room for the Parklane Group.

From 1988 to 1993 Marshall was Principal Harpist with the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra at the Sydney Opera House, and was a lecturer in harp at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. He has performed with the Australian Chamber Orchestra, Melbourne Chamber Orchestra, Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and is a member of the Sydney Alpha Ensemble.

1995 activities include the world premier performance of a new work for harp and winds by the young English composer Julian Philips at the Lichfield in the UK, appearances at the Sydney Spring International Festival of New Music, and the launch of his first solo CD 'Awakening' (Tall Poppies) featuring works for solo harp by Australian composers.

Christine Marrinan
Christine appeared with the Riverina Trucking Co of Wagga Wagga of 'Jesus Christ Superstar". She performed with the Harlequin Players of Sydney in several productions such as 'Holiday Inn', 'Sly Fox' and 'Legends of Broadway' in both musical and dramatic roles. Christine has been working with Owen Reynolds for the last few years performing at charity functions including the Glebe Music Festival and Christmas parties for the Australian Ballet Club.

Owen Reynolds
Since graduating from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Arts in music and philosophy. Owen has been extensively involved in all facets of the music industry form teaching to performance. Owen has accompanied many singers and entertainers and performed in orchestras accompanying stage musicals such as 'Jesus Christ Superstar'. Having been technical manager and house engineer at Trafalgar Recording Studio for 12 years, Owen is now employed providing technical and creative services to the Sydney recording industry with such diverse projects as the orchestration of 'Sydney 2000' promotion and incidental music to 'A Country Practice'.

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