Dec 12, 2012 17:27 Club News for Dec. 5, 2012 Club News for Dec. 5, 2012 Photo provided by ELLEN BORDELON -- Music Club recital -- Performers in the Music Club of Baton Rouge's 'Uniquely American' recital on Nov. 13 at the Woman's Club include, from left, front row, John Dupaquier, John Gerbrecht, Jan Dupre, Dottie Smith, Ellen Bordelon, Tammy Ross; back row, Richard Granger, Rita Lovett, Rose Mary Williams, Mary Bresowar and Lydia Wilson. Advocate story Dec. 12, 2012 Comments Music Club recital ‘Uniquely American’ The Music Club of Baton Rouge held the “Uniquely American” recital program on Nov. 13 at the Woman’s Club, featuring works by various composers. The Riverside Trio (John Dupaquier, banjo and piano; Jan Dupre, piano and percussion; and John Gerbrecht, trumpet and percussion) performed George Gershwin’s “Strike Up the Band,” Ferdinand “Jelly Roll” Morton’s “Buddy Bolden’s Blues,” “Grandpaw’s Spells,” “Wolverine Blues” and “Sweet Substitute,” and Schobel’s “Farewell Blues.” Soprano Rose Mary Williams and mezzo-soprano Rita Lovett, accompanied by pianist Mary Bresowar, performed a medley from Simon and Norman’s “The Secret Garden,” Stephen Sondheim’s “Who’s That Woman” and “Every Day a Little Death,” and Leonard Bernstein’s “We Are Women.” The Baton Rouge Concert Band Woodwind Quintet (Tammy Ross, flute; Lydia Wilson, oboe; Richard Granger, clarinet; Ellen Bordelon, horn; and Dottie Smith, bassoon) performed John Philip Sousa’s “Washington Post,” selections from George Gershwin’s ” Porgy and Bess” and “I Got Rhythm,” Eric Ewazen’s “Roaring Fork” and selections from Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “The Sound of Music.” President Lovett greeted members and guests. Hospitality co-chairwomen Sarah Lou Hill and Barbara Nelson provided refreshments, and were assisted by Adrienne Aronstein, Penny Bell, Patsy Borie, Linda Green, Susan Majorie, Sue Rainer, Norma Roberts and Janene Wacker. ‘Super Plants’ topic for BR Rose Society Allen Owings, horticulture professor with the LSU AgCenter’s Hammond Research Station, spoke about Louisiana “Super Plants,” including the Belinda’s Dream rose, to the Baton Rouge Rose Society on Nov. 14 at the Independence Park Garden Center. Members discussed plans for 2013, a membership drive, considered new officer and board members for voting at the December meeting, and continued renovation of the rose garden at Independence Park. For information on the Rose Society, contact Owings, email@example.com or (985) 543-4125. The “Club News” column runs every Tuesday and Wednesday, and Friday as needed, in The Advocate. Items and photographs should be submitted to “Club News,” Advocate People section, P.O. Box 588, Baton Rouge, LA 70821, or firstname.lastname@example.org. Events should be submitted in a timely fashion. Photos may not include more than 10 people and will be used on a once-a-month per organization basis. Photos will be returned if stamped, self-addressed envelopes are provided. By submitting photos to The Advocate, you agree that they can be published in any of The Advocate’s print or digital publications.