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Esteemed Piano Professor to Perform at March First Friday in the Chapel

February 28, 2017 | Supporting Our Community

Carey Scheck, whom many know locally as the organist/pianist at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and the Presbyterian Church of La Porte, will be the featured performer at the March 3 First Friday in the Chapel concert. The program starts at noon, and is free and open to the public. It takes place in the La Porte Hospital Family Chapel, 1007 Lincolnway, La Porte. Attendees are welcome to bring a lunch.

Scheck, who is also an adjunct professor of piano at Valparaiso University, holds a bachelor’s degree in church music from Valparaiso University, and a master’s degree in piano performance from Western Illinois University. She teaches private lessons in addition to her church and university work. She and her husband Mike live in La Porte with their son Rowan, and two dogs Ziggy and Zelda.

Scheck’s program for March 3 is as follows:

  • Deux Arabesques by Claude Debussy, arr. for organ by Friedeman Becker
  • Sonata in A flat Major, op. 110 by Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Pictures at an Exhibition by Modeste Moussorgsky
    o Promenade
    o I. The Gnome
    o Promenade
    o II. The Old Castle
    o Promenade
    o III. Tuileries
    o IV. The Ox Cart
    o Promenade
    o V. Ballet of the Chicks in their Shells
    o VI. Samuel Golderberg and Schmuyle
    o Promenade
    o VII. The Market Place in Limoges
    o VIII. The Catacombs
    o IX. The Hut on Fowl’s Legs
    o X. The Great Gate of Kiev
  • Toccata Giocosa by Gilbert M. Martin

First Friday in the Chapel is made possible by the Healthcare Foundation of La Porte (HFL), a not-for-profit foundation dedicated to empowering residents to live healthy and well in and around La Porte. HFL is proud to support health and wellness programs and services to achieve the vision of La Porte becoming one of Indiana’s top 10 healthiest communities by 2030. For more information about First Friday in the Chapel performances, please call (219) 325-7633.

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