The Estes Park Education Foundation
The Oratorio Society of Estes Park
Mary Hannigan, flute
Barry Hannigan, piano
Three Romances, Op. 94 (1839) Robert Schumann
Simple, with meaning
Sonetto 47 del Petrarca (1846) Franz Liszt
Mouvements perpétuels (1918) Francis Poulenc
Assez modéré (1899-1963)
Ballade in A Flat, Op. 47 Frederic Chopin
Kokopeli (1990) Katherine Hoover
Black Anemones (1981) Joseph Schwantner
Ballade, Op. 288 (1910) Carl Reinecke
Cantabile and Presto (ca. 1904) Georges Enesco
The mission of the Estes Park Education Foundation is to inspire community investment in exemplary student learning experiences today to develop our citizens of tomorrow. EPEF strives to provide seamless unity between the community and the students and teachers of the Estes Park School District in supporting the journey of our students to graduate to be responsible and successful citizens. To learn more about EPEF please visit www.epeducationfoundation.org.
The mission of the Oratorio Society is to provide an opportunity for area musicians to perform major works of choral and instrumental classical music for the enrichment of the Estes Valley community. The Peak to Peak Concert Series provides a mechanism to spotlight local musicians. For more information, go to https://www.osep.info/peak-to-peak.
“Some in the near-capacity audience were moved to tears” is Robert Miner’s description of flutist Mary Hannigan’s playing at a performance on the Simply Grand series at NPR affiliate station WVIA in Scranton and Wilkes-Barre. Notable performances include Market Square Summerfest in Harrisburg with the Ying Quartet, the national convention of the Music Teachers National Association, and the McGraw-Hill Young Artists Showcase for radio WQXR in New York City. She has recorded for S.C.I. and performed widely across the United States as soloist, concerto soloist, and chamber musician. She was a member of the Harrisburg Symphony for many years. She holds a Master of Music from Rutgers University and received her B.A. cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Colorado College.
Ms. Hannigan’s students have won recognition at the national and state level on many occasions: a former student holds the piccolo position in the Chicago Symphony; others have been selected as masterclass performers for the National Flute Association Convention and have performed on National Public Radio’s “From the Top.”
Barry Hannigan recently retired as the Ellen Williams Professor of Music at Bucknell University. He made his New York debut in Carnegie Recital Hall in 1984 and has since received rave reviews in major cities across the United States. Paul Moor of Musical America wrote: “…he absolutely bowled me over…with his extraordinary proficiency.” Hannigan made his European debut at the Edvard Munch Museum in Oslo, Norway, and has subsequently performed in Russia, England, China, Ireland, Norway, and New Zealand. He has appeared as guest artist at a host of American universities, such as UCLA, Yale, Cornell, and the Universities of Oregon, Colorado, Illinois, Arizona State, and Texas. Dozens of his performances have been aired on National Public Radio affiliate stations across the U.S. He is the recipient of many awards and prizes, including those from the Ford, Belin, Surdna, and Presser Foundations. He has also received a Solo Recitalist Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, an award intended to recognize the nation’s outstanding recitalists. Hannigan has recorded for Opus One, SEAMUS, Seesaw Music, SCI, and Radio Telefis Eireann in Dublin.