LMTA to provide music for Holiday of Trees | Extra Quarter

Antonio Forgione, LMTA member, plays classical guitar in a former Holiday of Trees.


SUBMITTED BY JO RIECKER-KARL for the Neighborhood Extra

The Lincoln Music Teachers Association (LMTA) will join local musicians to provide live performances at the 49th Annual Holiday of Trees, sponsored by the Heritage League of Lincoln, on December 2-3 at the Westminster Presbyterian Church.

LMTA studios offering live music this year include: Lindsay Bartlett (flute), Nancy Buxton (piano), Lynette Boyce (piano), Dr. Marina Fabrikant (piano), Antonio Forgione (classical guitar), Heather Pederson (strings) ), Deanna McClintick (piano), Wanda Mandigo (piano), Cindy Matz (piano), Alice Miller (piano), Nancy Schoen (piano), Jane Sonneland (piano), Jo Riecker-Karl (piano / guitar), Marcia Wiebers (piano), and Dr Svetlana Yashirin (piano).

Local volunteer musicians include Dorothy Applebee, Janet Domeier, Caroline Dow, Jerry Pawlak and Doris Winkler. A final music schedule will be posted on the announcement page at www.LMTA.info, the Heritage League Facebook page, and the Lincoln Music Teachers Association and Music Outreach Program-LMTA Facebook pages.

This family event will benefit the Friendship Home of Lincoln. For those looking for a good cause for year-end donations, tax-deductible donations to Friendship House can be sent directly to 3901 S. 27th St., # 3, Lincoln, NE 68502 or friendshiphome.org.

Donations to LMTA and the LMTA Music Outreach program, which provides low cost lessons, instruments, sheet music and performance opportunities to children in need, can also be made at www.LMTA.info, and click on Music Outreach Program, or send an email to [email protected] A student application form can also be downloaded from this page.

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