Full Menu Schedule...
Choose your own experience through our interactive menu options: Small Plates, Large Plates, Specials, Sweets, and Curated Tasting Menus - each with music and music related activities to fill your Loon Lake Live musical appetite!
Watch the menu items grow as we expand our offerings on the evenings of each of these four dates: July 29, August 2, August 9, and August 13. Return later to distance "dine" with us again as often as you'd like!
Please give us feedback on your experience, and consider making a tax deductible contribution to help support the online series and our future return to safe in-person live events and activities!
July 29th Menu
Music for French Horn and Strings
Performances of music by Carl Nielsen, Bohuslav Martinu, Lydia Busler, Paul Chihara, and Alan Civil.
Watch an interview with composer Paul Chihara!
Learn how to construct your own hosehorn at home!
Calling all French Horn players!! (and intrepid transposers!)
Meet Debra Sherrill and learn a duet part to Play-Along with her from your home. Multiple levels represented: Just Getting Started, Pretty Good So Far, and Takin' It On The Road. :)
August 2nd Menu additions
Music for String Instruments
Performances of music by FJ Haydn, Franz Schubert, Jessie Montgomery, and Peter Schickele.
Calling all violin players!! (and really any C instrumentalists or adventurous vocalists!). Meet violinists Catherine Beeson and her son Ari Fierer. Learn a duet part to Play-Along with them! Multiple levels represented: Just Getting Started, Pretty Good So Far, and Takin' It On The Road. :).
August 9th Menu additions
Music for Clarinet and Strings
Performances of music by Florence Price, FJ Haydn, and York Bowen, and featuring a virtual North. Country premiere by Belinda Reynolds and a virtual World Premiere by Zae Munn.
Learn all about the various awesome clarinets from Jason Gresl!
Watch special messages from composers Belinda Reynolds and Zae Munn about their music and inspirations.
Calling all clarinet players!! (and intrepid transposers, and adventurous vocalists!) Learn music to Play-Along with clarinetist Jason Gresl right from your home. Multiple levels represented: Just Getting Started, Pretty Good So Far, and Takin' It On The Road. :)
August 13th Menu additions
Music for Harp, Flute, and Strings
Performances of music by Claude Debussy, Francois Couperin, Carlos Chavez, and Ralph Vaughan Williams.
Enjoy a guided listening and writing/drawing activity!
Meet James Hall and learn about the flute!
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Props to all of the musicians who worked toward this goal. Read more about each of them:
John Winn - fish whisperer
Melissa Westgate - the punniest
Lynette Wardle - she fancy
Debra Sherrill-Ward - deluxe birder
Lara Turner - sheep gut wrangler
Chad Smith - he saxy, so saxy
Tracy Seeger - dog lover
Annie Trépanier - actual Canadian!
Erika Sato - workout warrior
Stephen Redfield - jam king
Aaron Packard - rooster tamer
Susanna Mendlow - OG entrepreneur
Timothy MacDuff - cat wrangler
Susanna Klein - tech wizard
Robyn Julyan - gastropod enthusiast
James Hall - he fancy
Jason Gresl - legit magician
Sara Fierer - intrepid hiker
Ari Fierer - zombie apocalypse teammate
Lori Berkowitz - beloved bread queen
Catherine Beeson - swim/bike/waddler
Super props to Mel Aman for curating images and bringing an endlessly creative mind, and to Michelle Hayes for design and website maintenance, and keeping us flush with kitten photos.
All of us look forward to a time we can gather together again. Until then, be well and enjoy distance "dining" with us from our musical menu!