Sumner Serenade Flute/Harp Duo in Concert - St. Martin's In the Desert

Sumner Serenade Flute/Harp Duo in Concert

Sunday, June 27, 4:00 pm
St. Martins Episcopal
631 W. Irene Street
Pahrump, Nevada

About the Duo…
Elizabeth Coronata was born in Seattle, Washington where her parents immigrated from Chile. Liz started flute at age 11, earned a Bachelor’s degree from the Peabody Institute /Johns Hopkins, where she studied with Britt Johnson. Her most important teachers were James Pellerite and master jazz teacher, Joe Henderson. Liz now plays with the Sacramento Philharmonic, and Opera and Ballet Orchestras. Elizabeth and Beverly first met performing with the Sacramento Choral Society and Orchestra under the direction of Dr. Donald Kendrick which led to the establishment of their flute/harp duo in 2003. Their first CD, Winter Moon was released in 2008 and led to the release of three additional seasons: Spring Bloom in 2010, Summer Serenade in 2013, and Fall Apart: A CoVid Quarantine Collection in 2019.

Beverly Wesner-Hoehn, earned the Doctorate of Musical Arts, with High Distinction, from Indiana University in Bloomington; she was later appointed Assistant Professor of Music. It was during her college years, Beverly studied harp at the Conservatoire Royale in Belgium and won a Harp Performance Prix while on a scholarship from Rotary International. Dr. Wesner-Hoehn taught harp at CSU, Sacramento for many years, and performed regularly with the Modesto, Sacramento, Folsom and Auburn Symphonies, California Music Theatre Broadway shows, Sacramento Choral Society, UC Davis, Johnny Mathis, and young singing star Jackie Evancho. Dr. Bev has relocated to our desert community, and is a member of St. Martins Episcopal where she plays the Wickes pipe organ for services – when not travelling on her active performance schedule! Follow her full career at

All are invited to attend this free recital; a reception will follow the concert to greet the performers.

Please call The Rev. Lola Culbreath at 775-595-4846 for reservations, questions, or further information.