DFTM 2008 Summer Festival of Music & The Arts

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This is the Keynote Presentation that was presented at Dreams Fulfilled Through Music's 2008 Summer Festival of Music & The Arts. This presentation includes all of the musicians & the musical selections that they played as well as reproductions of the artwork that was created by artists with special needs as part of the VSA Arts of Texas Visual Arts program.

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  • Mrs. Galvan is enroute from Washington, D.C. as our program begins - her staff is present waiting for a text message to let us know of her arrival at the SA Airport.

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  • MKA introduces the Board and Paulette Price comes forward to make opening remarks.

    Thanks our many supporters, teachers, students, parents, families, friends, audience for their participation in this and our many programs throughout the year
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  • Paulette Price makes presentation of plaque to Leonard Lopez on behalf of the Board outstanding corporate support.

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  • We are waiting until Mrs. Galvan arrives&amp;#x2026;.

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  • We are waiting until Mrs. Galvan arrives&amp;#x2026;.

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  • Paulette makes introductions, requests VIPS to stand to be recognized.

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  • Celia Hughes and the artists from VSA - Susan Beattie, Anne Shiflett, John Evans, Linda Michael-Lo, Phyllis Macshger, Michelle Cuellar, William Betts, INVITES Celia to say a few words.
  • Dr. Kitty Brietzke and staff of San Antonio Independent Living Services.

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  • Tanisha Fuller-Felix, Executive Director, MOSAIC.
  • Tanisha Fuller-Felix, Executive Director, MOSAIC.
  • Paulette introduces Sr. Jo-Michelle with appreciation for the support of the Archdiocese of SA during Dreams&amp;#x2019; first three years
  • MKA makes initial introductions and welcoming remarks.
  • Paulette introduces Yolanda Uranga of NPRC - Many Thanks from DFTM

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  • MKA makes initial introductions and welcoming remarks.
  • Paulette offers humble appreciation to Alice for &amp;#x201C;behind the scenes&amp;#x201D; support and guidance during our formative years!
  • Paulette offers thank you to Steinway for provision of the grand piano for today&amp;#x2019;s concert plus their annual contribution of the Boston Grand each year at our Annual performance at the State Capitol Rotunda.

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  • Presented by Mayor Hardberger&amp;#x2019;s Office
  • Paulette makes these introductions and gives certificates.

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  • Welcome to a summer afternoon and celebration of music and the arts presented by Dreams Fulfilled Through Music and VSA Arts of Texas.
  • DREAMS FULFILLED THROUGH MUSIC was chartered as a non-profit organization in February 2005 in San Antonio, TX. The Dream began as the Senior Girl Scout Gold Award project of Kathryn Archuleta in March of 1999.The initial Gala Concert in 1999 raised over $5,000 in cash and in-kind donations to fund a music library to be given to music students with special needs.Since 2005, Dreams Fulfilled Through Music has an average of over 20 performance opportunities each year for music students with special needs.
    2005 ~ Dreams Fulfilled Through Music sponsored the first students with Down Syndrome to compete in a recognized music competition &amp;#x2013; The Accordionists &amp; Teachers&amp;#x2019; Guild, International in Dallas, TX.2006 ~ Dreams Fulfilled Through Music sponsored six challenged students in competition at the American Accordionists Association National Competition in Buffalo, NY. All six received superior and &amp;#x201C;first place&amp;#x201D; honors in open competition.2007 ~ Dreams Fulfilled Through Music again sponsored six challenged students at the American Accordionists Association National Competition &amp; Coupe Mondiale International Accordion Festival in Washington, D.C. Members of the Alamo Angels performed &amp;#x201C;Stars &amp; Stripes Forever&amp;#x201D; with over 200 accordionists from all over the world on the steps of the US Capitol in Washington.2007 ~ Dreams Fulfilled Through Music began outreach programs to music teachers throughout the state of Texas and offers first tuition assistance awards.
    2008 ~ Dreams Fulfilled Through Music has begun collaboration with S.A.I.L.S., VSA Arts of Texas, MOSAIC, Inc. and the Archdiocesan Ministry for the Elderly and Disabled. New programs, including the MOSAIC Ringers Handchime Ensemble, extensive teacher training programs and presentations have been added to the many performance opportunities already offered.
  • DREAMS FULFILLED THROUGH MUSIC was chartered as a non-profit organization in February 2005 in San Antonio, TX. The Dream began as the Senior Girl Scout Gold Award project of Kathryn Archuleta in March of 1999.The initial Gala Concert in 1999 raised over $5,000 in cash and in-kind donations to fund a music library to be given to music students with special needs.Since 2005, Dreams Fulfilled Through Music has an average of over 20 performance opportunities each year for music students with special needs.
    2005 ~ Dreams Fulfilled Through Music sponsored the first students with Down Syndrome to compete in a recognized music competition &amp;#x2013; The Accordionists &amp; Teachers&amp;#x2019; Guild, International in Dallas, TX.2006 ~ Dreams Fulfilled Through Music sponsored six challenged students in competition at the American Accordionists Association National Competition in Buffalo, NY. All six received superior and &amp;#x201C;first place&amp;#x201D; honors in open competition.2007 ~ Dreams Fulfilled Through Music again sponsored six challenged students at the American Accordionists Association National Competition &amp; Coupe Mondiale International Accordion Festival in Washington, D.C. Members of the Alamo Angels performed &amp;#x201C;Stars &amp; Stripes Forever&amp;#x201D; with over 200 accordionists from all over the world on the steps of the US Capitol in Washington.2007 ~ Dreams Fulfilled Through Music began outreach programs to music teachers throughout the state of Texas and offers first tuition assistance awards.
    2008 ~ Dreams Fulfilled Through Music has begun collaboration with S.A.I.L.S., VSA Arts of Texas, MOSAIC, Inc. and the Archdiocesan Ministry for the Elderly and Disabled. New programs, including the MOSAIC Ringers Handchime Ensemble, extensive teacher training programs and presentations have been added to the many performance opportunities already offered.
  • Introduction of Senior Girl Scouts: (Names)

    TRANSPARENCIES ON FLAGS! TRANSPARENCY ON GS MEDALLION.
  • NOTE THAT PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE IS SAID BEFORE STAR SPANGLED BANNER

    The Star Spangled Banner -- Mr. Randy Lynn Harris from Pipe Creek, Texas
  • We welcome the MOSAIC RINGERS in their performance of &amp;#x201C;America.&amp;#x201D;

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  • Mr. DeWayne Griggs, II and &amp;#x201C;America the Beautiful.&amp;#x201D;

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  • The ALAMO ANGELS ACCORDION ENSEMBLE, comprised of students and parents with our Texas State Song.

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  • A Texas artist, Mr. William Betts and &amp;#x201C;Texas Cows.&amp;#x201D;
  • Local artist, Ms. Anne Shiflett illustrates a beautiful Gazebo in springtime.

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  • One of our youngest musicians, Master Austin Besterman, 2nd grader at __________________, member of the Miracle League of San Antonio Softball Team, performs for us, &amp;#x201C;Winnie the Pooh.&amp;#x201D;

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  • Miss Cheynne Hertlein, 2nd grader @ ________________, pianist, dancer, and gymnast brings back memories from &amp;#x201C;The Wizard of Oz.&amp;#x201D;
  • Master Tony Rodriguez delights us with the beautiful &amp;#x201C;Spring&amp;#x201D; from the Four Seasons by Vivaldi.
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  • Artist Linda Michael Lo&amp;#x2019;s rendition of &amp;#x201C;Flowers&amp;#x201D; brings the joy of springtime through gorgeous, bright colors.
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  • The March of the Boy Scouts - accordion solo presented now by Mr. Sam Pestello.

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  • Mr. Hale Matthews performs for us an accordion solo selected by the American Accordionists&amp;#x2019; Association for the their 2007 competition.

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  • The March of the Boy Scouts - accordion solo presented now by Mr. Sam Pestello.

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  • Mr. Mike Burns - Texas Artist
  • Piano duets are especially fun - and many delightful pieces have been written by Margaret Goldston. Listen to this lively waltz and imagine two little bears dancing around -- on wheels!

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  • We usually associate the &amp;#x201C;Chicken Dance&amp;#x201D; with the accordion and a big dance hall, but mother and son, Emilie and Mark Rich are here to serve us with some real inspiration on the piano. Who can keep toes from tappin&amp;#x2019; with this lively number?

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  • Time to shift one&amp;#x2019;s thoughts to PIZZA! And two great chefs to take care of the preparation! I&amp;#x2019;m hungry already!

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  • Artist Linda Michael Lo

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  • Mr. Calvin Lawson began studying the piano only two years ago. He&amp;#x2019;s an avid swimmer, loves sports and video games. A winner in many Special Olympics competitions. He has also played for various community events and his church.
  • Miss Jamie Elise Holt is a Senior at the Achievers&amp;#x2019; Center School (classmate of Morgan Hartman). She has aspirations to be in the WNBA -- Loves art, loves to compose her own music, etc.
  • Mr. Hale Matthews, a senior at Ingram High School has studied piano for the past four years. In addition to playing the piano and accordion, Hale is a &amp;#x201C;regular&amp;#x201D; performer in the Hill Country Children&amp;#x2019;s Theatre, having starred most recently in &amp;#x201C;Bobby Sox&amp;#x201D; a 50&amp;#x2019;s musical. He also provides the prelude music every week for his church, The First United Methodist of Harper, TX.
  • Miss Danette Cooley has been studying music since her early teens, and comes from a family of musicians. Several years ago, she began studying the accordion and now participates with her dad in the Alamo Angels Accordion Ensemble.
  • Miss Rebecca Cozby recently graduated from the Nellie Reddix Transitional Vocation Program at the Northside Independent School District. She&amp;#x2019;s the first one in her school to ever take the Texas Music Teachers State Music Theory Exam this past spring. She also received a Superior Plus Rating at the San Antonio Music Teachers&amp;#x2019; Achievement Auditions in April.
  • Miss Kelee Lawn lives for her music! Piano, Accordion and guitar and performances throughout the community take up her time when she&amp;#x2019;s not at work at HEB where she&amp;#x2019;s been a highly respected &amp;#x201C;partner&amp;#x201D; for over 16 years!
  • Mr. Mike Burns - Texas Artist
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  • Mr. Matthew Philbrick is a sophomore at Reagan High School, a member of the &amp;#x201C;Rattler&amp;#x201D; Band. He is a member of the National Honor Society and a consistent 1st Division Winner in UIL competitions in both piano and clarinet since 6th grade in middle school.

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  • Mr. DeWayne Griggs, a junior honor roll student at Churchill High School, is a member of the school choir, orchestra, and his church choir at ___________ Episcopal Church where he is also an acolyte.

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  • Miss Michelle Cuellar studied piano as a child and had always wanted to get back into music. Two years ago that dream came true, and since then she&amp;#x2019;s dedicated much time to both her piano and her art. She&amp;#x2019;s performed for many community and church events.
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  • Miss Bronte Hernandez is a junior at MacArthur High School, a very studious and talented young lady. She&amp;#x2019;s been taking piano since the 2nd grade and enjoys performing. She&amp;#x2019;s a whiz at ____________, and take
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  • DFTM 2008 Summer Festival of Music & The Arts

    1. 1. and
    2. 2. prese
    3. 3. San Antonio City Councilwoman Lourdes Galvan Representing District 5
    4. 4. from the DFTM Board of Directors Paulette LeVan Price - President Peter Shavney - Treasurer Randall Faulk - Director of Development
    5. 5. for to
    6. 6. Special Presentation For outstanding Media Support Tino & Millie Duran
    7. 7. for to
    8. 8. for to
    9. 9. For your collaboration with DFTM in the production of performances and Adaptive Music Education services for persons with special needs
    10. 10. Celia Hughes, Executive Director for the collaborative support of
    11. 11. Dr. Kittty Brietzke, Executive Director for the collaborative support of
    12. 12. Tanisha Fuller-Felix, Executive Director for the collaborative support of
    13. 13. Lawrence Tidrick, President West Bexar County Chapter
    14. 14. Sr. Jo Michelle Sierra, SSCJ, Director of The Ministry for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities of the
    15. 15. Belinda Menchaca, Program Director Pedro Ramirez, Theatre Manager Dan Gonzalez, Interim Executive Director
    16. 16. Yolanda Uranga, Education Director Non-Profit Resource Center of Texas
    17. 17. Frank Villani, Managing Director Office of Cultural Affairs of the City of San Antonio
    18. 18. Alice Guerra, President GTO Advertising
    19. 19. of San Antonio and Austin
    20. 20. presents an Official Appreciation in recognition of the Summer Festival of Music and the Arts
    21. 21. Presentation Proclamation #816 from the Texas State Senate
    22. 22. Introducing... Mr. Gordon Hartman, Emcee
    23. 23. Our History…
    24. 24. Thank you to Our Special Teachers Mr. Karl Hedrick - Musical Arts Center of San Antonio Mr. Peter Shavney - Shavney Music, Inc. Mr. Charles Barksdale - San Antonio, TX. Ms. Cynthia Castillo - San Antonio, TX. Mary Kathryn Archuleta - San Antonio, TX.
    25. 25. Presentation of the Colors by the Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas
    26. 26. The Star Spangled Banner Mr. Randy Lynn Harris Piano Solo
    27. 27. America The MOSAIC Ringers Handchime Ensemble Featuring Miss Dana Geary Mr. Ricky Cisneros Mr. Michael Dunn Miss Elizabeth Fair Mr. Stephen Dunn Mr.Billy Belden Mr. Kevin Dunn
    28. 28. America the Beautiful Mr. DeWayne Griggs, II Vocal Soloist
    29. 29. Music Transforms the Quality of Life
    30. 30. There is an abundance of available  musical training for able children & adults who have no learning challenges...
    31. 31. For challenged children and adults, such opportunities are very limited.
    32. 32. Dreams Fulfilled Through Music seeks to create the opportunities to realize the hopes and dreams of those we serve and support.
    33. 33. Not only do these challenged children & adults need an opportunity to express & utilize their innate talents...
    34. 34. ... but music educators also need the opportunities to learn more about specific teaching techniques for students with special needs.
    35. 35. Texas Our Texas The Alamo Angels Accordion Ensemble Featuring : Miss Danette Cooley Maj. Anton Cooley, Ret. Mr. Sam Pestello Mrs. Ruby Harris Mr. Randy Lynn Harris Miss Kelee Lawn Mr. Hale Matthews Mr. Richard Naujoks Mrs. Delancey Pestello Miss Rebecca Cozby
    36. 36. Texas Cows - William
    37. 37. The Gazebo - Anne
    38. 38. Looking Out - Anne Shiflett
    39. 39. Winnie the Pooh Master Austin Besterman Piano Solo
    40. 40. Somewhere Over the Rainbow Miss Cheyenne Hertlein Piano Solo
    41. 41. Master Tony Rodriguez Spring piano the Four Seasons from Vivaldi, arr. Faber Master Tony Rodriguez - piano
    42. 42. Flowers - Linda Michael Lo
    43. 43. Hummingbirds - Phyllis
    44. 44. Angels - Phyllis Macshberg
    45. 45. Plant Window - Phyllis
    46. 46. March of the Boy Scouts Sam Pestello Accordion Solo
    47. 47. Five Finger Waltz Hale Matthews Accordion Solo
    48. 48. Blue Bird Waltz Miss Kelee Lawn Accordion Solo
    49. 49. Two Teddy Bears - Mike
    50. 50. Bears on Wheels Margaret Goldston Sam & Delancey Pestello Piano Duet
    51. 51. The Chicken Dance Mark and Emilie Rich piano duet
    52. 52. Pizza Day Parade DeWayne Griggs, II and Rebecca Cozby piano duet
    53. 53. Royalty - Linda Michael
    54. 54. Oasis - Linda Michael Lo
    55. 55. Mr. Calvin Lawson Piano Solo Little Prelude Ludwig Schytte
    56. 56. Miss Jamie Elise Holt Piano Solo March I and March II Daniel Gottlob Turk
    57. 57. Mr. Hale Matthews Piano Solo Liebestraum Franz Liszt, arr. Faber
    58. 58. Miss Danette Cooley Piano Solo Prelude in A minor Chopin, arr. Brimhall
    59. 59. Miss Rebecca Elizabeth Cozby Piano Solo Bagatelle James Hook
    60. 60. Miss Kelee Lawn Piano Solo Morning from ‘Peer Gynt’ Edvard Grieg, arr. Faber
    61. 61. God Handing Me Flowers -
    62. 62. Kaleidoscope - Susan
    63. 63. Sunshine - Susan Beatie
    64. 64. Alleluia from “Exsultate Jubilate” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Mr. Matthew Philbrick clarinet solo
    65. 65. Dance Macabre Faber Mr. Dewayne Griggs, II piano solo
    66. 66. Sonatina in G Major Ludwig van Beethoven Miss Michelle Cuellar piano solo
    67. 67. Claire de Lune (from Suite Bermasque) Claude Debussy arr. Faber Miss Bronte Hernandez piano solo
    68. 68. “The Entertainer” Scott Joplin Mr. Jacob Dickey piano solo
    69. 69. Rhapsody in G minor Opus 79, #2 Johannes Brahms Mr. Alex Ritter piano solo
    70. 70. Ancient Japanese Junk - Artist
    71. 71. Sailing - Artist Unknown
    72. 72. H.M.S. Victory - Artist
    73. 73. Retiring of the Colors by the Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas
    74. 74. Please join us in the lobby area for refreshments And in the gallery to view originals of the VSA Artists
    75. 75. In the Lobby DVDs of today’s concert are available for order. Become a member of DFTM and receive our Newsletter - Musical

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