Frederick Johnson Pianos       White River Junction, VT          802-295-2674
                                                             Est. 1930                                           White River Junction, VT


FaLaLa Holiday Revue Showcases the Arts Community 
Remembers one of its Members, Dale Howe.

Second Annual FaLaLa Holiday Revue – Briggs Opera House
Friday December 2nd / First Friday / 6:30 pm
Theater Dance Music and Film of the Community

This Friday December 2nd at 6:30 pm The Friends of the Briggs Opera House are presenting the 2nd Annual FaLaLa Holiday Revue featuring performances in Theater Music Dance and Film by Upper Valley arts organizations and individuals.

The show is also dedicated to the memory of Dale Howe a well respected resident of White River Junction and a piano tuner who tuned an amazing number of instruments from very likely yours, to Dolly Parton to Johnny Cash to John Denver to Cannonball Adderly and dozens of others. A tribute to Dale will be played by Bob Merrill of Pomfret to start the show.

Dancing will be brought by both The White River Ballet Academy and the Raq-On Dancers. Theatrical bits will be done by Valley Improv who serves as the Emcee aspect of the night. Music comes not only at the beginning but at the end by Thom Healy and Friends with a community sing along and in the middle of the program by performers of the Upper Valley Music Center. In the middle of the program will be film short titled "We are Small" by Vermont film maker Jeremy Lee Mackenzie.

This array of Upper Valley arts charmed the audience in the Year of Fun at the Briggs Opera House and reveals the role of the “BOH” for years to come. Proceeds will be in support of the BOH as well as all the performance organizations in the interest of community arts as a vital part of daily lives.

Tickets are on sale at the Hotel Coolidge (in person or 802-295-3118 / and at White River Ballet Academy (in person or 802-598-5870). Adults $12 Children $8 and under 5 Free

Previous Events

We are proud to have hosted the Vermont and New Hampshire Piano Technician’s Guild on November 12, 2016.

Wynn-Anne Rossi Piano Teacher Workshop

  • Monday, July 18, 2016 from 9:00am - 12 noon  (Registration 8:30am).
  • Piano teachers and musicians are invited to attend this memorable event. We look forward to your presence!
  • There will be additional discounts on all pianos and printed music.
  • We will have light refreshments available during the Workshop mid-morning break.
  • Wynn-Anne will begin promptly at 9:00am - please arrive early. 

Please RSVP (e-mail, call 802-295-2674 or USPS mail)

Frederick Johnson Pianos
344 N. Hartland RD
PO Box 736
White River Jct., VT  05001

Wynn-Anne Rossi workshop description

 At Wynn-Anne's workshop, you will explore how to:
  • Teach Latin American musical styles and learn practical Latin dance steps.
  • Harness the power of applied theory by incorporating composition into the curriculum.
  • Plan repertoire for your students with a fast-paced review of new music.

Wynn-Anne Rossi biography

Wynn-Anne Rossi is a nationally acclaimed composer and dynamic educator whose works have reached audiences throughout the United States, Europe, Iceland and Australia. Commissions include works sponsored by Minnesota Public Radio, the National Endowment for the Arts, the American Composers Forum and the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra. Wynn-Anne has over 100 piano publications, with original repertoire including vocal and chamber groups, percussion ensembles, concert band and full orchestra. Rossi specializes in composition residencies in public schools, sponsored by the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra and other professional arts organizations. As a lecturer on composition and musical self-expression, she has been a composer-in-residence in Minnesota schools since 2003, inspiring hundreds of students to write original music. Special commissions include orchestral and band works inspired by student musical ideas. Her passion for promoting creativity in young musicians reflects in her choice of Alfred publications, including the series "Creative Composition Toolbox".

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