Blog & News
We are sad to announce the death of our friend, Maisie Kohnstamm. Maisie played viola with the FCSS for many years. Maisie will always be remembered for her love of music and kind spirit.
Please follow this link to her obituary in the New York Times:
The FCSS welcomed family and friends to Temple Shalom on December 19, 2017, for a holiday celebration. Many guest artists joined us for an evening of Haydn, Mozart and holiday music. Our featured artist was bassoonist Shotaro Mori who played the Mozart Bassoon Concerto with us. Also joining us was Gerry Fried, a Hollywood movie composer, on Oboe.
The Carlos Pavan Trio featuring Carlos Pavan, guitar, Gunnar Sahlin, (our conductor), cello and Suzanne Corey-Sahlin, viola will play a concert of Argentinian Music at the Westport Library, Sunday, October 9 at 2:00!
Check out the link below for more information:
Our very own cellist, Rachel Stein, is a "Jellyfish Mom" at the Norwalk Maritime Aquarium. Follow the link below to read the article about her fascinating career:
We are sad to announce that Dr. Stanley Gross, a violinist and a long-time member of the FCSS, passed away on Saturday, April 23, 2016, at the age of 100! Dr. Gross enjoyed making string instruments as a hobby. A memorial service will be held next month at Temple Shalom in Greenwich.
Here is the New York Times Obituary for Dr. Gross:
Follow this link to view an article about Dr. Gross and his instruments: