Free Cantana Concert Sat. Feb 8th 7pm at Friends Meeting House (Quaker Church)

What: Free Cantana Concert for Soprano, Flute and Piano
When: Saturday February 8th at 7pm
Where: Friends Meeting House (Quaker Church) 252 A Street Carlisle PA 17013

On Saturday, February 8th entitled Epiphany: A Quaker Cantata of Faith for Soprano,

Flute and Piano, in Carlisle Friends Meetinghouse, 252 A Street. The cantata, composed by Edward Norton, will be performed by soprano, Marti Black, flutist Edward Norton and pianist Fran Norton. The public is invited to this free concert.


A reception at the Friends Meetinghouse at 252 “A” Street will follow the performance. Free- will donations to Carlisle Westside Neighbors will be accepted to help upgrade the Heberlig- Palmer park. The Heberlig-Palmer park is located between A and Lincoln, and Pitt and West streets. The park project is envisioned as a first step in revitalizing the northwest corridor of Carlisle in anticipation of the changes coming with the redevelopment of the former Carlisle Tire and Rubber and Masland/Leer properties. Carlisle Friends Meeting is a member organization of Carlisle Westside Neighbors.

For more information, contact or call Andy Hoover, Clerk of Carlisle Monthly Meeting at 717-240-7527

Marti Black received her BA in music from Swarthmore College and on scholarship studied voice with Marianne Casiello of Curtis Institute. For 25 years she traveled in Europe, performing in Poland, Germany, Rome, Italy and Serbia. Ms. Black resides in Middletown.

Edward Norton studied flute with Harry Moskowitz of the NBC Symphony, took a master class with Jean-Pierre Rampal, and performed in various orchestras and music ensembles in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York. In 1980 he formed the Flute and Friends ensemble, making special arrangements to broaden their repertoire beyond the baroque. They recently produced the flute, piano and cello CD, “A Musical Offering”. The Cantata of Faith is now available on CD also.

Frances Norton studied music at Indiana University in Bloomington and taught piano privately for 10 years. For 8 years she was a member of the Lansdowne Symphony performing on piano and celesta before becoming “Flute and Friends” pianist. Currently she is preparing to record some favorite pieces from her piano repertoire. The Nortons reside in Abbottstown. at 7 pm, Carlisle Friends (Quakers) will host a special concer