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Monday, 'WomanSong With Strings' Concert, Under the Direction of Caldwell’s Fran DePalma-Iozzi

Carolyne Volpe Curley

Sunday, December 1, 2013 • 10:48pm


CALDWELL, NJ - Former James Caldwell High School music director, Fran DePalma-Iozzi, of Caldwell, has announced that there will be a musical event Monday evening featuring performances from Caldwell and West Caldwell vocalists. The event will feature Elsa Slater, of Caldwell, along with Rachel Capizzi and Amanda Saito. “WomanSong With Strings" will be presented at the Montclair Women’s Club beginning at 8 p.m.; tickets are $5 and will be available at the door. The club is located at 82 Union Street, Montclair. 

Montclair Women’s Club, located at 82 Union Street, Montclair   Credit: Google Maps  

WomanSong vocalists include:
  • Sopranos:
    • Grace Braeske, of Caldwell  
    • Rachel Capizzi
    • Patty Carey, of Caldwell
    • Peg Scott-Fleming, of Montclair
    • Joan Ferrara Millar, of Wayne
    • Susan Stillman, of Montclair
    • Barbara Williams, demi-soloist, of Bloomfield
    • Susan Wolf, of Livingston
  • Altos:
    • Rita Annan-Brady, of Caldwell 
    • Pat Caso  
    • Terri Mahadeen, of West Caldwell  
    • Marion McGinty, of Bloomfield  
    • Judy Moresco, of West Orange  
    • Amanda Saito  
    • Rosemary Stillman
    • Betty Tallaksen, of West Caldwell  
    • Lois Tigay, of Montclair    

Fran DePalma-Iozzi will be directing the ensemble, accompanied by Rebecca Eng. The Metropolitan Woodwind Ensemble, directed by Dr. Louis Iozzi, and the Intergenerational String Quartet will also be on hand to add further dimension to the evening’s music.

The Metropolitan Woodwind Ensemble members are:
  • Soprano Sax
    • Dr. Louis Iozzi, of Caldwell
  • Alto Sax
    • Joe Cunningham
  • Tenor Sax
    • Ferris Mahadeen, of West Caldwell
  • Baritone Sax
    • Susan Smith
The Intergenerational String Quartet members are:
  • Violin
    • Nancie Lederer
      Angela Williams
  • Viola
    • Annelie Fahlstedt-Little
  • Cello
    • Allegra Whiting
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