Moines Women's Club
2014-2015 Upcoming Events
OPENING DAY – 1:00 p.m.
At the Steinway Grand Piano
Jim lives in Monticello, Iowa, where he produces and distributes his music
CD’s and coordinates his Holiday Grande Christmas Show. He is an
accomplished performer and was named a Steinway Artist in 2010. He is
among the most accomplished performing solo piano artists. Whatever your
favorite type of music, Jim will entertain and delight you. We are so
fortunate to have him begin our Club Year!
November 5, 2014
A Visit with Ulysses S. Grant
Pete Grady is an Assistant Attorney General in the Iowa Department of
Justice who loves the theatre! He is the author and performer of this
one man show which has been performed at the State Historical Museum and
other venues around Iowa.
Max Wellman has enjoyed the support of many of our club members while
becoming a polished performer! Max is a talented vocalist, writer and
arranger. His clear tenor voice blends the traditions of Frank Sinatra and
the modern interpretations of Michael Buble. Everyone loves Max's annual
Home for the Holidays show! Max and his jazz trio will start the
Holiday season for us by sharing the seasonal classics. Don't
miss this one!
Drake University Music Department
Leanne Freeman Miller is bringing some of her students to perform for
us. They include Sean Galligan who was a Hoyt Sherman Place Scholarship
Ragtime Piano Performer
Ron Biensen is a professional ragtime piano performer. He has performed
with jazz and Dixieland festivals all around the US. The
music he will play for us are songs that were composed mostly
from 1900 to 1930.
These songs and ballads will make your toes tap to the syncopated
rhythm. Come and enjoy this lively music from a talented Iowan.
Downton Abbey Fashions
Valerie Van Kooten has a wonderful collection of fashions from the Downton
Abbey Era. She will bring them for our own Women’s Club members
to model as she discusses the styles from the past.
MAY DAY Broadway and Beyond
B & B Cabaret Singers
This is a group of theatre performers who are gathering together to sing
their favorite music from Broadway and Beyond! They will have piano accompaniment
by Brenda McConahey. Their familiar songs will have you smiling and humming
Saturday, August 3 - 5 to 7 p.m.
SIZZLING SUMMER BARBEQUE