Beethoven Sparkles at Upcoming Musicale

You are most cordially invited to attend the annual Sparkling Musicale on August 26, 2012.
Please RSVP to Jan Teleske at JDtele (at) by August 20.

musicale invitation

25th Annual Beethoven Summer Bash

The American Beethoven Society invites the members to a special evening …

The 25th Annual Beethoven Summer Bash

A potluck dinner and musical entertainment celebrating
the 200th anniversary of Beethoven’s letter of July 6-7, 1812,
to the mysterious “Immortal Beloved”

for the members of the American Beethoven Society & their guests*
at the home of Charlene Archibeque and Bob Melnikoff

Los Altos Hills, California

 An occasion to greet old and make new friends,
feast on fine foods at a summer potluck,
and enjoy music.

Sunday evening, June 24, 2012

Social hour: 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Dinner: 5:30 p.m.
Musical entertainment: 6:30 p.m.

Please bring one dish that will serve 8 for each member of your party
(appetizer, salad, vegetable tray, vegetarian main dish, meat/fish main dish,
or dessert) and a bottle of your favorite wine or beverage.

RSVP to Kathy Fox with the enclosed form by Wednesday, June 20th

For more information, please contact Mrs. Fox at (408) 808-2058

*Members are especially encouraged to invite friends
who may be interested in joining
the American Beethoven Society!

Click here to open RSVP for 25th Summer Bash

2012 Young Pianist’s Beethoven Competition Results

2012 Young Pianist’s Beethoven Competition
Master Teacher: Ronald Brautigam

FINALISTS (in alphabetical order by last name):

  • Shanice Aaron (Sherman Oaks), Sonata in B-flat Major, Opus 22, no. 11 Teacher: Anli Lin Tong
  • Tyler Chen Hayford (Santa Cruz), Sonata in C Major, Opus 53, no. 21 Waldstein Teacher: Vlada Moran
  • Sam Kinsey (Northridge), Sonata in D Major, Opus 10, no. 3 Teacher: Antoinette Perry
  • Kai Ono (Irvine), Sonata in E-Minor, Opus 90 Teacher: Chi Asada
  • Stephanie Tang (Upland), Sonata in F Minor, Opus 57, no. 23 Appassionata Teacher: Ory Shihar
  • Rebecca Wuu (Fremont), Sonata in E-flat, Major Opus 81a, Les Adieux Teacher: Hans Boepple


  • Magdalene Peng (Palo Alto), Sonata F-sharp Major, Opus 78 Teacher: Karen Lin Peng


  • Renny Ko (San Jose) Teacher: Erna Gulabyan
  • Brandon Shih (Cupertino) Teacher: Jinye Wang

March 14, 2012. 7:00 p.m. First Wednesdays Lecture Series

Chamber music with Eric Hoeprich and David Goldblatt.
Beethoven’s Trio for Clarinet, Violoncello, and Fortepiano, op. 11; Conradin Kreutzer’s Trio for Clarinet, Violoncello, and Fortepiano in E-flat Major.

Free but seating is limited.