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Final Noon Hour Concert will be Thursday, Aug. 14

From left, Dick Max, Roz Pederson, Deane Johnson and Jennie Anderson will perform Thursday’s Noon Hour Concert.

The noon concert series will be at Calvary Lutheran Church in Park Rapids, beginning at 12:15 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14. Thursday’s program will feature a variety of music, mostly from modern composers, in a variety of styles.

Performers will be Roz Pederson, piano; Dick Max, string bass; Jennie Anderson, flute; Sarah Schultz, piano; and Deane Johnson, woodwinds. Deane will open with Ballade for bass clarinet, and also play clarinet music by Nino Rota, Fellini’s favorite film score composer, and a dance from the ballet, Romeo and Juliet. Dick will play “Berceuse (a lullaby) for a Baby Hippopotamus” for bass and piano. Sarah will join Roz on the piano for one of Dvorak’s Slavonic Dances, and Jennie and Deane will choose two of the Children’s Games by Bizet for flute, clarinet, and piano. The entire group will join together for a samba, “Come to the Mardi Gras.”

The audience is invited to bring lunch. Bars and coffee will be served.