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Souvenir Autumn 2022

Announcing the new revised biography
Maud Powell, Pioneer American Violinist

and In Memoriam:

Kathy Matthews
Willa Jean Dellinger
Anya Laurence
Jo Leighton
Ruth Bader Ginsburg


Maud Powell
Her Legacy Lives On

"Maud Powell's Recipe For Success" -- pub. 1900
"Maud Powell Plays for Steerage Passengers" -- pub. 1913
"Maud Powell" -- 1914 Editorial Appreciation

Maud Powell Biography Inspires Masterful Dissertations
Rachel Barton Pine -- Music by Black Composers
Minnesota Violinist Champions Coleridge-Taylor and Maud Powell
Maud Powell Featured in World Renowned Violin Auctioneer Tarisio's Cozio-Carteggio
Tarisio Sells Maud Powell's Giuseppe Rocca Violin
Maud Powell in Safe Hands in Scotland -- Ian Laing Shares His Treasures
Maud Powell String Quartet Follows in Maud's "Tracks"
Destiny Ann Mermagen Traces Maud's Footsteps
Maud Powell Society Award -- Three Recipients
Maud Powell Documentary Featured in Elgin, IL
Pamela Blevins Presents "B.A.C.H." -- A Musical Mystery Tour
Gary Karr Premieres "The Heart Knows No Borders"
A Message from the Maud Powell Society's President

Spring 2018

Celebrating Maud Powell's Sesquicentennial
Brava to all Celebrating Maud Powell's Sesquicentennial
"Our Maud Powell" film documentary
New Maud Powell Archive acquisitions
Rachel Barton Pine's Elgar/Bruch CD
Notes -- What's New
Article:  "Maud Powell and the Elgar Violin Concerto,
             The One That Got Away!"
Message from the President
Your Support

Autumn 2016

Celebrate Maud Powell's Sesquicentennial

Her Life and Legacy

Amy Beach and Margaret Ruthven Lang Sesquicentennials
Elgin Symphony Orchestra's Tribute to Maud Powell
Maud Powell Arts Celebration 2016 in Peru, Illinois
Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra's Tribute to Maud Powell
Maud Powell Society Award to Kathy Matthews and Randal Swiggum
Maud Powell Featured among Chicago Symphony's "125 Moments"
Pamela Blevins presents "The Spiritual Voice of Women Composers"
and "The Songs I Had...Composers of the First World War"
In Memoriam--J. Reilly Lewis
A Message from the President
Appreciation for Friends of the Maud Powell Society 2010--2016

Autumn 2015

Maud Powell Champions Sibelius Concerto
Maud and Sibelius Triumph in Chicago
EYSO Opens 40th Season with Tribute to Maud Powell
Elgin Symphony Orchestra Plans Tribute to Maud Powell
     Featuring Rachel Barton Pine
Maud Powell Meets Dvorak
"Silent No More:  The Woman Composer"
Peru Maud Powell Arts Celebration Inspires
Maud Powell String Quartet
Maud Powell on BBC Radio 3
Fox Valley Orchestra Honors Maud
Help Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Maud Powell's Birth in 2017
Message from the Maud Powell Society President

Autumn 2015

Souvenir, Spring 2014 

Maud Powell receives GRAMMY Award for Lifetime Achievement
Karen Shaffer and Rachel Barton Pine's Acceptance Remarks
Lifetime Achievements -- Preserving Maud Powell's Legacy
And -- Preserving More Legacies -- Writing Women into Music History
Maud Powell's Legacy Continues -- Rachel Barton Pine,
Maud Powell Favorites 
Maud Powell, A Victor Immortal
Maud Powell's Sesquicentennial -- 2017
Peru Maud Powell Arts Celebration Shines
Aurora Celebrates Maud's GRAMMY
President's message

Spring 2014

Souvenir, Winter 2012-2013, features:

Maud Powell . . . Lest We Forget . . . who she was and what she stood for
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and his music in America, 1900-1912 --
Documentary including Maud Powell
Visiting Maud Powell Society friends in Maine
Anya Laurence Shines at Firkusny Conference
City Circle Chamber Group features Maud Powell
Peru Maud Powell Arts Celebration
Updates on MP Society publications and projects
Recent Archival Discoveries
Maud Powell String Quartet
Powell in Legendary Locals of Aurora, Illinois
Message from MP Society president Karen Shaffer

             Winter 2012-13

"Souvenir" Winter 2011 - 2012


Souvenir Winter 2011-2012

"Souvenir"   Winter 2010 - 2011


Souvenir Winter 2010 2011

Souvenir, Fall-Winter 2009
Featuring Maud Powell Favorites

Souvenir December 2009 

Souvenir, Fall-Winter 2008
Featuring Signature, Women in Music

Souvenir December 2008

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