Carillonneur Carla Staffaroni of Nyack, New York will be the second guest performer in our "Second Summer Saturdays" recital series.
America - arr. Sally Slade Warner
Two Estudios for Guitar - Fernando Sor, arr. Ronald Barnes
Two Folk Songs
Poor, Wayfaring Stranger - Wendell Westcott
Londonderry Air - Sally Slade Warner
Notule no. 1 - Emilien Allard
Chorale Partita V on All My Hope on God is Founded - John Knox
Musetta’s Waltz, from La Bohème - Giacomo Puccini, arr. Sally Slade Warner
Wiegenliedchen, op. 124 no. 6 - Robert Schumann, arr. Elizabeth Vitu
Festival Prelude - Gladys Watkins
Gaudi’s Chimneys - John Courter
Two Popular Tines
Yesterday - Paul McCartney and John Lennon, arr. Sally S. Warner
Edelweiss, from The Sound of Music - Richard Rodgers, arr. Koen Van Assche
A Closing Duet
Billy Boy - Ronald Barnes
Carla Staffaroni, Primo
Austin Ferguson, Secondo
Carla Staffaroni first started playing the carillon during her time at Wellesley College, where she served as President of the Wellesley Guild of Carillonneurs. She cataloged the music of Sally Slade Warner in Cohasset, Massachusetts, through a grant by the Guild of Carillonneurs in North America. She currently serves on the GCNA’s Heritage Music Committee.
After graduating from Wellesley, Ms. Staffaroni moved to Vermont, where she taught high school Spanish and served as Assistant Carillonneur at Norwich University. She currently teaches middle- and high-school Spanish in New Jersey and plays at local carillons regularly. She is working on her Master’s in Spanish at Middlebury College during the summers and will spend this summer studying in Buenos Aires, Argentina.