This groupmuse happened on Sunday, June 12, at 4:00 PM PDT.

This is a Groupmuse Picnic Concert

A live in-person performance in a backyard or another outdoor space. They're casual and friendly, hosted by community members.

Art Song at Phinney Farrm - Stacey Mastrian, soprano
Picnic Concert

Art Song at Phinney Farrm - Stacey Mastrian, soprano

Phinney Ridge

Sun, June 12, 2016 4:00 PM, PDT

50 spots total at this groupmuse
Drinking policy
Bring your own drinks


Join us for a program of art songs from the Romantic period through Impressionism and the early 20th century, performed by Stacey Mastrian, soprano and Mary J. Trotter, piano.

Ample street parking is available. Metro #5 or #44. Our house is high off the street and it's thirty steps to the front door. Attendees will be asked to make a donation (minimum $10) all of which goes to the musicians. Please bring any drinks and snacks you'd like to share.


Stacey Mastrian Voice Soprano
Mary J. Trotter Piano

Sarcastic, serene, serious, silly, and sublime art songs
(songs for voice and piano with poetic texts) --

Beloved favorites as well as rarities in Stacey and Mary's areas of specialization.

Gorgeous melodies and complex piano parts.
Poetry by poets such as Bourget, Silvestre, Mörike, and Petrarch --
Texts in English, French, German, and Italian
(translations and explanations provided!).

R. Strauss: Kornblumen
H. Wolf: Elfenlied
R. Schumann: Widmung

C. Debussy: Romance
C. Debussy: Regret
G. Faure': Notre amour

C.J. Bond: Half-Minute Songs


G. Rossini: La fioraia fiorentina

O. Respighi: Au milieu du jardin
I. Pizzetti: Quel rosignuol che si soave piagne
G.F. Ghedini: Arbero peccerillo

V. Mortari: Il porcellino di Pino
A. Casella: La carita`
A. Casella: Er gatto e er cane

A. Buzzi-Peccia: Colombetta


Exact address sent to approved attendees via email.


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Carol Munsey, over 6 years ago

Fantastic performance by Stacey and Mary! Warm, welcoming hostess and delightful guests in a beautiful location. A lovely relaxing evening!

Stacey Mastrian, over 6 years ago

Thank you to Ann for the opportunity to perform and to everyone for being there! I would love to see you again in the future, so please keep in touch via [email protected].

Doug Trotter, over 6 years ago

Wonderful, engaging performance by Stacey and Mary. I loved their introductions to each piece, and their tight collaboration. They obviously love their music, and love performing together!

Ann Farr, over 6 years ago

Thanks to friends old and new for a wonderful afternoon of song and fellowship. Beautiful performances and engaging program by Stacey and Mary - I really loved the commentary and family participation. Photos uploaded thanks to audience member Margaret. Hope to see you all again soon.


Emily Vomacka Emcee
Katie Walter
Sarah K
Rick Ranta
Pat Grace
Eleanor Bond
Margaret Schwertner
Andrew Brandon
Dan Mastrian
Aliya Walji
Richard Bond
Kathleen Neal
Josh Archibald-Seiffer
Carol Munsey
Eugen Groff
Doug Trotter
Carol Laurier
Jim Hill
Adam Syed
Lynne Ellis
Carolina Kohler
Sam Brosseau
Nancy Hunter
Elaine Grenier