Community Music School presents
Free Brown Bag Lecture-Recital Series

Women in Music
with CMS faculty members
Julia Katherine Walsh, soprano
Dr. Tzu-Hwa Ho, piano 
 
 
This program is made possible with generous support from
The Florence Y. Flach Music Fund 
 
Bring your lunch & be inspired!
 
 Due to COVID-19 concerns, the 2020 Spring Season will be postponed until this fall.   Please check back for schedule updates as we continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and when we will be able to safely reopen the building.  
 
TENTATIVELY RESCHEDULED TO:
Wed, September 16, 2020:  Women as Muses
featuring Richard Strauss's Mädchenblumen Lieder, Opus 22, and Andre Previn's Three Dickinson Songs 
 
TENTATIVELY RESCHEDULED TO:
Wed, October 21, 2020Women as Performers
featuring songs that were calling cards for singers such as Joan Sutherland, Kathleen Battle, and Beverly Sills 
 
TENTATIVELY RESCHEDULED TO:
Wed, November 18Women as Composers
highlighting the works of Clara Schumann, Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel, Gloria Coates, and Amy H.H. Beach 
  
12:00 - 1:00 pm 
 
Dorothy H. Baker Recital Hall
Community Music School 
1544 Hamilton Street
Allentown, PA 18102  
 
Parking and admission are free. 
BYO lunch. Water & coffee provided. 
Reservations for parties of 5 or more appreciated.
 

 
  Julia Katherine Walsh is a champion of the music of women composers as well as the lesser-known works of Franz Schubert, Hugo Wolf and Richard Strauss. She’s enjoyed operatic successes in both the USA and Germany, singing the roles of Dido in Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas and Papagena in Mozart’s The Magic Flute, among many others. She holds a M.A. in Voice (Opera) from Hunter College of The City University of New York and a B.M. in Voice Performance from Westminster Choir College. She has been teaching voice at CMS since 2018.
   
  Dr. Tzu-Hwa Ho is an experienced collaborative pianist, who has worked extensively with vocalists in art songs and operatic repertoire. At fourteen, she made her concerto debut in the City Hall of Salerno, Italy, and at sixteen, she gave her first solo recital in Taipei. She holds a D.M.A. in Piano Performance from the University of Kansas, a M.M. in Piano Performance from Northwestern University, and a B.M. in Piano Performance from the University of Missouri in St. Louis. She teaches piano at CMS and is also a staff accompanist at Rutgers University.