This groupmuse happened on Sunday, March 5, at 6:30 PM PST.

This is an in-person Groupmuse Concert

A live in-person performance in a living room or private space. They're casual and friendly, hosted by community members.

San Anselmo (The Octagon Building) A Study in Strings…What can violins, cellos and guitars do?
In-person Concert

San Anselmo (The Octagon Building) A Study in Strings…What can violins, cellos and guitars do?

San Anselmo

Sun, March 5, 2023 6:30 PM, PST

0 of 25 spots available
Vaccine and testing policy
EITHER vaccination OR negative COVID test required
Vaccine policy
COVID vaccination with booster required (honor system)
Testing policy
Negative COVID test required (48 hours)
This is an indoor event
Mask policy
Masks are not required
Greeter checks
Greeter will confirm safety precautions
If you feel sick, stay home
Drinking policy
Bring your own drinks
Age limit
All guests must be 21
Bathroom available
ADA access


2 violins, 1 cello, 1 guitar playing Saint-Saens, Vivaldi, Eckl, in the Magical Octagon Building in San Anselmo (Good acoustic Geometry)

Requested minimum suggested contribution: $20 (from each audience member)

Arrive anytime between 6 pm and prior to 6:30 pm. The music begins at 7 pm.

Complimentary Food and drinks served.

Full program

  1. Baroque Fantasia, Eckl, What if Bach had a rhythm section?
  2. Orange Blossom, Traditional, A string quartet from the Appalachian Mountains.
  3. Suite in D, Vivaldi, Lesser known Vivaldi.
  4. Bransele, Praetorius, A dance, from France.
  5. Manouche Minor, Reinhardt, France, 1937. The new hot sound.
  6. Baroque Suite, Eckl, A new work with an old sound.
  7. Adagio, Eckl, A modern, yet pretty work.
  8. Kalinka, Traditional, A lively Eastern-European piece.
  9. Songs Without Words (selections), Mendelssohn, Achingly beautiful.
  10. Tango for 4 hands, Roudman, Four hands, one cello.
  11. Der Heyser Bulgar, A piece with a story and the sounds of Klezmer.
  12. Danse Macabre, Camille Saint-Saëns, The dance of death, by a master composer.
  13. Palladio, Jenkins, The fire of a string ensemble.

Beverages (both alcohol and non-alcohol) and Hors d'oeuvres will be served at no charge.


A Study in Strings String trio with Guitar

Opening Suite

Manouche Minor
Orange Blossom Special
Vivaldi Suite In D
Off to Ireland
Baroque Fantasia
Tango for 4 hands
Bohemian Rhapsody


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Connie Philipp, 24 days ago

Thanks for being such a generous host, Kate! What a wonderful event.


Connie P.
Marianne B.
Eric G.
Meriel L.
Paul R.
Joan S.
Simon R.
Loretta S.
Robert Z.
Carolyn J.