Page 10 THE VILLADOM TIMES II • September 16, 2009 Area City Winds Piano Trio to perform in township The Mahwah Public Library will present the City Winds Piano Trio, performing music from Dring, Ibert, Krommer, Still, and Rossini, on Sunday, Sept. 27 at 2 p.m. Flutist Crispian Fordham holds a bachelor’s degree from the Mannes College of Music, where he also received a master’s degree in music performance on flute. He has studied with Keith Underwood, a world-renowned instructor and lecturer, and Nadine Asin, a former piccolo and flute player for the Metropolitan Opera. Fordham has performed with several orchestras, including the Park Avenue Chamber Players and the London Festival Players. He has presented solo and chamber music performances in concert halls such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Steinway Hall, and the United Nations. He recently attended the Aspen Music Festival as a full Scholarship fellow. In 2001, he won the Award of Excellence in Performance from the Mannes College of Music. In 2008, he performed with the Gold Coast Opera in Florida. Oboist Meredyth Coleman received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and master’s degree in music performance on oboe from the Hartt School of Music. She also holds a professional studies performance diploma on English horn from the Mannes College of Music. Coleman’s teachers include Marion Arthur Kuszyk of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Humbert Lucarelli on oboe, and Thomas Stacy on English horn. She has performed with ensembles such as the Emerson String Quartet, Bangor Symphony Orchestra, Illini Symphony Orchestra, Arcady Music Festival Orchestra, and many other symphonies throughout the country. Currently, Coleman can be heard as the oboist on the Emmy-nominated television show “Lidia’s Italy” on PBS. Her numerous awards include: Emerson String Quartet Top Prize and Best of Chamber Music Award from the Hartt School of Music. Pianist Jack Bender is a freelance musician with many years of experience in musical theater. He served as a vocal and music director for the Talent Time Players of Bloomfield for nine years and has worked closely with his friend and colleague Ilene Greenbaum for five years. Bender received his bachelor’s degree in music education from the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University in 2003 and he was choral director of Bloomfield High School for three years. He is at work on multiple projects, including a new musical he co-wrote with Cynthia Meryl. Bender has been assistant music director for the New Jersey Youth Theater for the past three years. He has also composed and orchestrated the music for the new musical, “Midnight Madness,” which recently debuted at the New Jersey Center for the Performing Arts. The City Winds Piano Trio’s concert is free. No tickets are necessary. Doors will be closed when the concert begins, and latecomers will be seated during any appropriate breaks. The Mahwah Public Library is located at 100 Ridge Road. Call (201) 529-READ for additional information. Getting to know you A first grade ice cream social took place at Hawes Elementary School in Ridgewood in an effort to have the students of Ms. Starace’s class meet one another before the first day of school. Coming October 14th! ����� in business A Pictorial Supplement to The Villadom TIMES Introduce that special woman in your organization to the community. It could be an associate, a department head, a valued employee or even yourself. YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD NEWSPAPER Call The Villadom TIMES to reserve your space in this well-read annual feature. 201-652-0744. Advertising Deadline: Friday, September 23rd