Past Dates

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center
Chopin at the Movies - 7:30 pm
PO Box 243
Borrego Springs, CA 92004
760-767-4275
Price: $25

Jennifer will play music by Frederic Chopin, and talk about films that have featured his music.

Monday, December 19th, 2016

Grace Episcopal Church
Concert for a Winter's Night - 7:00 pm
1545 Franklin Avenue
Astoria, OR 97103
503-325-4691
Price: $10

Flutist, Shelley Loring, and pianist, Jennifer Goodenberger, will play music for Chanukkah, Solstice, and Christmas.

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Peace Lutheran Church
Christmas Reflections - Music for Advent - 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
12th and Exchange Streets
Astoria, OR 97103

Jennifer will play her album "Christmas Reflections: Resonant and Illuminating Carols" for Peace Lutheran's 2016 Advent Series.

Saturday, February 20th, 2016

Performing Arts Center
Classical Music at the Movies - 2:00 pm
16th and Franklin Streets
Astoria, OR 97103
Price: $15.00

The music for this concert was chosen based on films in which Classical Music is used not only as the soundtrack, but is innately involved with elaborating the storyline. The films include, “Immortal Beloved,” “Portrait of Jennie,” and “Brief Encounter” among others, with compositions by Beethoven, Brahms, Debussy, Rachmaninoff, Schubert, and both Robert and Clara Schumann. Jennifer will discuss how the music is used in each film before performing it.

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center
Classical Music at the Movies - 7:30 pm
PO Box 243
Borrego Springs, CA 92004
760-767-4275
Price: $20

The music for this concert was chosen based on films in which Classical Music is used not only as the soundtrack, but is innately involved with elaborating the storyline. The films include, “Immortal Beloved,” “Portrait of Jennie,” and “Brief Encounter” among others, with compositions by Beethoven, Brahms, Debussy, Rachmaninoff, Schubert, and both Robert and Clara Schumann. Jennifer will discuss how the music is used in each film before performing it.

This concert is a benefit for the Borrego Springs Film Festival.

Saturday, February 21st, 2015

Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center
Classical Piano at the Movies - 7:30 pm
PO Box 243
Borrego Springs, CA 92004
760-767-4275
Price: $20

Pianist Jennifer Goodenberger will present a concert entitled “Classical Piano at the Movies” on Saturday, February 21 at 7:30 at the Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center. The concert is a benefit for the Borrego Springs Film Festival.

The music for this concert was chosen based on films in which an actor is seen playing classical music on the piano. The films include, The Pianist,” “Immortal Beloved,” “Song of Love,” and “Amour,” among others. The music to be performed includes compositions by Beethoven, Chopin, Schubert, and both Robert and Clara Schumann.

For this concert, Jennifer will be revisiting her Classical roots. Before turning her attention to exploring music from other genres, Jennifer concertized for many years as a classical pianist. In particular, she focused on the compositions of Clara Schumann (1819-1896), and toured giving talks and concerts on Clara's music and life.

Saturday, February 8th, 2014

Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center
“The Journey Home: Music from Films About 1800's America” - 7:30 pm
PO Box 243
Borrego Springs, CA 92004
760-767-4275
Price: $20

Filmmakers have long sought to chronicle the American journeys of the 1800's. From the battlefields of the Civil War, to the Appalachia Mountains, to the waves of immigrants, and pioneers heading West, the American Story has been one of a Country's journey in search of itself.

Composers for these films have explored the essence of that American journey, discovering and creating the sound and textures of the American landscape and soul. In this concert, pianist Jennifer Goodenberger will play music from those some of these films, including, “Far and Away,” “Cold Mountain,” “Once Upon a Time in the West,” and “Dances with Wolves.” She will also play a shortened piano version of “Appalachian Spring” by composer Aaron Copland, a composition which is credited to have created the “American Sound” used in film music.

Sunday, December 22nd, 2013

St. Catherine of Alexandria Episcopal Church
Concert for a Winter's Night - 3:00 pm
36335 Highway 101
Manzanita, OR
Price: $15 suggested donation at the door

Music for Chanukkah, Winter Solstice and Christmas, with flutist Shelley Loring, and pianist Jennifer Goodenberger.  The concert will include Jewish, Celtic, Carols, holiday music, and original compositions to celebrate the Season. These long-term friends are thrilled to create music together for this concert.

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

Grace Episcopal Church
Concert for a Winter's Night - 7:00 pm
1545 Franklin Avenue
Astoria, OR 97103
503-325-4691
Price: Suggested donation $15

Music for Chanukkah, Winter Solstice and Christmas, with flutist Shelley Loring, and pianist Jennifer Goodenberger.  The concert will include Jewish, Celtic, Carols, holiday music, and original compositions to celebrate the Season. These long-term friends are thrilled to create music together for this concert.

Sunday, December 8th, 2013

Hobson House Open House
Open House - 3:00 - 7:00 pm
469 Bond Street
Astoria, OR
Price: Donation

This is an Open House to celebration the Hobson House being 150 Years Old. The home is decorated in Victorian Style.  Jennifer will be playing Victorian Christmas music on the home's grand piano.

Sunday, December 1st, 2013

Grace Episcopal Church
Advent Labyrinth Walk - 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
1545 Franklin Avenue
Astoria, OR 97103
503-325-4691
Price: Free, but donations accepted

Quiet, Meditative Music.

Saturday, October 26th, 2013

St. Catherine of Alexandria Episcopal Church
CD Release Concert - Sonnet: Poetry for Solo PIano - 7:30 pm
36335 Highway 101
Manzanita, OR
Price: $10 suggested donation at the door

Sonnet” is my 7th solo piano recording. In this CD release concert, I will also be reading the poetry which inspired the compositions, including poems by Emily Dickinson and May Sarton.

Saturday, September 21st, 2013

Grace Episcopal Church
CD Release Concert - Sonnet: Poetry for Solo PIano - 4:00 pm
1545 Franklin Avenue
Astoria, OR 97103
503-325-4691
Price: $10

You are invited to the release concert of my latest CD, "Sonnet: Poetry for Solo Piano."  All the music was either inspired by the poetry of May Sarton and Emily Dickinson, or is and of itself a poem.  There will be a reception following the concert.

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center
Love Themes from the Movies - 7:30-9:00pm
PO Box 243
Borrego Springs, CA 92004
760-767-4275

Pianist Jennifer Goodenberger will perform Love Themes from the movies, including "The Way We Were,"  "Cinema Paradiso," "An Affair to Remember," and "Romeo and Juliet."  This is a benefit concert for the Borrego Springs Film Festival.

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Palms at Indian Head
Dinner and concert
2220 Hoberg Road
Borrego Springss, CA 92004
760-767-7400

After a dinner of superb food in the dining room of the historic Palms at Indian Head,  Jennifer Goodenberger will play music from her numerous CD's or original compositions, and arrangements of American Folk and Celtic music.

Sunday, December 16th, 2012

Shelburne Restaurant and Pub
Jane Austen Tea - 2:00-4:00pm
Seaview, WA
Price: $25

Please join us in celebrating the birthday of author, Jane Austen, whose love of tea was portrayed numerous times in her novels.  Jennifer Goodenberger will play piano selections from the Regency period for your listening pleasure

Saturday, November 3rd, 2012

Performing Arts Center
Benefit Concert for the Performing Arts Center - 26 hours of non-stop music and entertainment
16th and Franklin Streets
Astoria, OR 97103

Bach and Rock Around the Clock event will raise money to fund the Performing Arts Center.  This 26 hour long fundraiser will feature musicians of all genres, and late-night films.  Jennifer Goodenberger will play 12:00-1:00 on Saturday, November 3.

Saturday, October 27th, 2012

Astoria Public Library
Haunted Library - 7:00 - 9:00 pm
450 10th Street
Astoria, OR 97103
Price: One can of food or $1.00

What lurks in the library after dark?  Find out if you dare at the Astoria Public Library's first Haunted Library Event.  The Haunted Library will feature pianist Jennifer Goodenberger weaving a musical magic spell of Halloween's Gravest Music, including Creepy Classical Classics, Macabre Movie Melodies, Spooky Standards, and Horror Hits.

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

Firehouse Performing Arts Center
Swil Kanim and Jennifer Goodenberger - 7:00 - 9:00 pm
1314 Harris Avenue
Bellingham, WA 998223
Price: Free

Violinist, Swil Kanim and pianist, Jennifer Goodenberger perform musical improvizations and interpretations of Native Words for  Ocean Waves.  Sponsored by Honorworks,  this is a live recording of a CD.

Sunday, April 15th, 2012

The Shelburne Restaurant
Titanic 100th Anniversay Dinner - 6:00 - 9:00
Price: $65 per person

Jennifer will be playing music from the White Star Line Music Repertoire book. This music included a mixture of light classical, opera, music hall ditties, popular waltzes, and even a little ragtime.

Sunday, January 1st, 2012

Grace Episcopal Church
New Year's Day Labyrinth Walk - 3:00 - 6:00 pm
1545 Franklin Avenue
Astoria, OR 97103
503-325-4691

Music for Meditation by Jennifer Goodenberger.

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

Grace Episcopal Church
Concert for a Winter's Night: Music for Chanukkah, Solstice, and Christmas - 7:00 pm
1545 Franklin Avenue
Astoria, OR 97103
503-325-4691
Price: $10

Flutist Shelley Loring and pianist Jennifer Goodenberger perform a concert of Jewish, Celtic, Carols, holiday music and original compositions to celebrate the season.

Sunday, December 18th, 2011

The Shelburne Inn
Jane Austen Birthday Celebration Tea Event - 1:00 - 4:00 pm
4415 Pacific Way
Seaview, WA
360-642-4150
Price: $18

Serving English country style tea, with Jennifer Goodenberger playing piano music from Austen's era.  Period attire encouraged, but not required.  This will be a wonderful and elegant event in classic Shelburne style.

Sunday, November 20th, 2011

North Coast Center for Spiritual Living
The Spirituality of Music Composition - 10:30 am
66 SW Fourth Street
Warrenton, OR

"The Spirituality of Music Composition"

Jennifer will play her own original piano solos and discuss compositional techniquesthat she uses to illustrate and explore Spirituality.

Saturday, September 24th, 2011

Performing Arts Center
5th Annual Spirit of the River Concert - 8:00 pm
16th and Franklin Streets
Astoria, OR 97103
Price: $20

An Amazing Evening of Performances with Music, Poetry, and Watercolors, featuring the artwork of Noel Thomas.

A Fundraiser/Benefit concert for Columbia Riverkeeper, to help protect the Columbia River from proposed LNG terminals and pipelines. 

 

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Grace Episcopal Church
Labyrinth Walk for Peace
1545 Franklin Avenue
Astoria, OR 97103
503-325-4691

Music for Meditation, Jennifer Goodenberger, piano, Shelley Loring, flute.

Saturday, April 2nd, 2011

Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center
Celtic Music Celebration - 7:30pm
PO Box 243
Borrego Springs, CA 92004
760-767-4275
Price: $15

Jennifer will play music from her latest recording "Lark in the Clear Air: Contemplative Airs from Ireland" in addition to music from her other CD's including original compositions, and arrangements of traditional American folk songs.

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Old Church
Celtic Music Celebration - 12:00 noon
1422 SW 11th Avenue
Portland, OR 97201
503-222-2031
Price: Free

Jennifer will perform music from her latest solo piano CD, "Lark in the Clear Air: Contemplative Airs from Ireland."

Sunday, March 27th, 2011

St. Catherine of Alexandria Episcopal Church
CD Release Concert - 3:00 pm
36335 Highway 101
Manzanita, OR
Price: $10 suggested donation

Jennifer will release her latest CD, "Lark in the Clear Air: Contemplative Melodies from Ireland."

Friday, March 25th, 2011

Cannon Beach Community Presbyterian Church
Lenten Meditations - 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
132 E. Washington Street
Cannon Beach, OR 97110
503-436-1222
Price: Free

Quiet, solo piano music to reflect upon the Season.

Sunday, March 20th, 2011

North Coast Center for Spiritual Living
Celtic Music Celebration - 10:30am
66 SW Fourth Street
Warrenton, OR

Jennifer will play music from her latest solo piano CD, "Lark in the Clear Air:  Contemplative Airs from Ireland."

Friday, March 18th, 2011

Cannon Beach Community Presbyterian Church
Celtic Music Celebration - 7:00 pm
132 E. Washington Street
Cannon Beach, OR 97110
503-436-1222
Price: Cans of food

A benefit concert for the Cannon Beach Food Bank, Jennifer will perform music from her just released solo piano CD, "Lark in the Clear Air: Contemplative Airs from Ireland."  She will be joined by pianist David Robinson, who will perform his original arrangements of Celtic hymns.

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Pier Pressure Productions
St. Patrick's Day, CD Release Concert - 7:00 pm
260 10th Street
Astoria, OR 97103
Price: $10

The first in a series of CD release concert of Jennifer's latest recordings, "Lark in the Clear Air:  Contemplative Airs from Ireland"

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

Grace Episcopal Church
Winter Solstice Labyrinth Walk - 7pm - 9pm
1545 Franklin Avenue
Astoria, OR 97103
503-325-4691

Jennifer will perform quiet, contemplative solo piano music for participants to walk to.

Sunday, December 12th, 2010

North Coast Center for Spiritual Living
The Transformative Power of Music - 10:30am
66 SW Fourth Street
Warrenton, OR

Jennifer will speak about the power of music, and perform original music to illustrating the principals.

Saturday, December 11th, 2010

Pier Pressure Productions
Luminosity: Textile Art Show - 5pm - 9pm
260 10th Street
Astoria, OR 97103

Textile Art inspired by Illuminated Manuscripts, Crop Circles, Archetypal Symbols, Sacred Geometry.  Jennifer will also perform piano solos periodically throughout the evening.

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

Grace Episcopal Church
Equinox Labyrinth Walk for Peace - 7:00 pm
1545 Franklin Avenue
Astoria, OR 97103
503-325-4691

Candlelight Peace Vigil and Labyrinth Walk to honor International Day of Peace.  Jennifer plays contemplative solo piano while participants walk the labyrinth and meditate on peace.

Sunday, June 6th, 2010

Pacific Unitarian Universalist Church
Music for Health and Healing - 11:00
820 Alameda Avenue
Astoria, OR 97103
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A presentation on composing music for relaxation.

Sunday, February 28th, 2010

St. Catherine of Alexandria Episcopal Church
Music for Health and Healing - 3:00 pm
36335 Highway 101
Manzanita, OR
Price: $10 suggested donation

This extraordinary event will explore music and sound therapy, including how sound affects our physical and emotional health. Ms. Goodenberger will also premiere her latest solo piano recording, "Breathe Peace," composed to create deep relaxation.

Friday, November 20th, 2009

Performing Arts Center
Music for Health and Healing - 7:00 pm
16th and Franklin Streets
Astoria, OR 97103
Price: $12 for adults, $10 for students

This extraordinary event will explore music and sound therapy, including how sound affects our physical and emotional health, and how to consciously use music to heal. It is also a CD release concert of Ms. Goodenberger's latest solo piano recording, "Breathe Peace," composed to create deep relaxation. This concert is sponsored by Astoria Conservatory of Music in cooperation with Clatsop Community College.

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