Calliope's Call! A Fresh, New Approach to Art Song Performance!
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Greetings Arts Enthusiast!

Happy Fall from Calliope’s Call!

We are thrilled to present the winners of our first annual Call for Scores Competition! We are incredibly fortunate to have received such a wide range of high-level works to consider for our upcoming concert cycle, In Her Words: Women’s Voices in Verse & Song. Out of over 50 submissions from across the United States and abroad (Europe, Asia, the UK, Russia, and American states on both coasts and the Midwest!) we narrowed our selection down with difficulty to 7 Winners and 4 Honorable Mentions. Here they are!


Jocelyn Hagen
"Salve Regina"
2 Sopranos and Mezzo-Soprano

Vera Ivanova
"4 Drinking Songs"
Soprano and Piano

Abigail Kempson
"O! What a Day"
2 Sopranos, Mezzo-Soprano, and Piano

Nika Leoni
"Six Love Songs of Sara Teasdale"
Soprano and Piano

Weily Luc
"Le sommeil"
2 Sopranos, Mezzo-Soprano, and Piano

Kari Medina
"Fame is a Bee"
Soprano and Piano

Mira Spektor
"2 French Songs"
Voice and Piano


Cheryl Frances Hoad
"One Life Stand"
Mezzo-Soprano and Piano

Laura Intravia
"Warming Her Pearls"
Soprano and Piano

Pamela Stein Lynde
"I Stood"
3 Voices, Violin, Cello, and Piano

Marjorie Rusche
"Chanting to Paradise"
2 Sopranos and Mezzo-Soprano

Please visit to learn more about these incredible female composers! A huge thanks to everyone who submitted scores, who spread the word about the call, and who offers their continuous support to our mission as an Art Song Performance organization. We are exceedingly grateful!

Don’t forget to Save the Date! for our upcoming October Concerts in the Boston area:

In Her Words
Women’s Voices in Verse and Song

Saturday, October 22, 2016, 7:30pm
Marblehead MA
Tickets available here

Sunday, October 23, 2016, 4:00pm
Boston MA (private concert)

Our Sunday concert has limited seating and is intended to attract arts enthusiasts that might like to get more involved with Calliope’s Call! If you are interested in learning more, please contact Sam Kreidenweis, Development Assistant at or myself at

Yours in song,

Megan Roth
Founder & Artistic Director of Calliope's Call

Founder & Artistic Director, Megan Roth, is a professional classical singer who performs opera, oratorio, and in professional ensembles around the country. Her passion for the art song genre led her to form Calliope’s Call, which creates exciting and diverse performances of art song for the cultural enrichment of our community and beyond. Our mission is threefold:
  • Showcase the vast genre of art song by programming music of traditional as well as contemporary composers.
  • Grant performance opportunities to professional singers and instrumentalists who wish to explore art song.
  • Provide arts access to those who traditionally may have been financially excluded.

Our Upcoming Concerts!

Saturday, October 22
Old North Church
35 Washington St.
Marblehead, MA 01945

Sunday, October 23
Private Salon Concert in Historic North End Venue (by invitation)
Boston, MA

Support the Call!

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Meet Our Artists!

Megan Roth, mezzo-soprano
Sonja Tengblad, soprano
Maggie Finnegan, soprano
Clare Longendyke, piano
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