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The East Hampton Star. (East Hampton, N.Y.) 1885-current, May 11, 1978, Image 3

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THE EAST HAMPTON STAR, EAST HAMPTON, N.Y., MAY 11, 1978 THREE Denver, Col. Mr. Pool is a graduate of the Hill School and the University of Denver. Miss Sass is with the Colorado Computer Center in Denver and Mr. Pool is with Preferred Financial Plan­ ning in the same city. An August wedding is planned. Concert May 21 A variety of musical groups will present an “Afternoon of Music” at St. Luke’s Church, East Hampton, begin­ ning at 4 p.m. The program, of secular and church music, will be open to the public. The performers will include the Sweet Adelines singers, directed by James M. Strong Jr.; the Senior Hand Bell Choir of the Presbyterian Church, directed by Mrs. Lloyd Filer; the East Hampton High School Madrigal Sing­ ers; Lisa Vetault, and John Bennett. The audience will participate in hymn singing as well. Neale - Berte Y erger-Methfessel St. Michael’s Church, Amagansett, was the setting Saturday of the marriage of Wendy Ann Methfessel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Methfessel of Gloucester Avenue, Mon- tauk, to Raymond W. Yerger, son of Mrs. Dell Kimball of Audubon, Pa., and of the late Raymond Yerger. The Rev. Dennis O’Rourke performed the cere­ mony. A reception followed at Gur- Mr. White ney's Inn, Montauk. The bride wore a white quiana gown trimmed with seed pearls and a long veil. She carried white daisies and baby’s breath. Deborah Honora, her college roommate, was maid of honor, and wore an apricot dress and carried yellow and white daisies. Mel Dornstein was the best man. Joseph Methfessel and Richard Moore were other members of the wedding party. Mrs. Yerger is a graduate of Pros­ pect Hall College in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. She is the assistant manager of Lory’s, a women’s speciality shop in Fort Lauderdale. Her husband is an agent with Prudential Life Insurance in Fort Lauderdale. He was graduated from Central Catholic High School in Read­ ing, Pa. After a wedding trip to the Poconos and Virginia the Yergers will live in Deerfield Beach, Fla. Pool-Sass Dr. and Mrs. Robert E. Sass of Sharon, Pa., have announced the engagement of their daughter, Kath­ ryn Lucinda, to James L. S. Pool, son of Mrs. Philip M. Brett Jr< of East Hampton and New York and the late H. Lawrence Pool. Miss Sass is a graduate of Sharon High School and the University of Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Berte of Gaithersburg, Md., have announced the engagement of their daughter, Janet Anne, to Thomas DeWitt Neale Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Neale of Virginia Beach, Va., and North Haven. Miss Berte, a reporter for the Southampton Press, is a resident of Sag Harbor. She was graduated in 1975 from the University of Maryland with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. Mr. Neale, who lives in North Haven, is a reporter for the East Hampton Star. He received a bachelor’s degree in English literature and foreign affairs from Georgetown University in 1973, and a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri in 1975. A September wedding is planned. Sherrill-Pierson Mr. and Mrs. Carl B. Clark of Warsaw, Va., have announced the engagement of their daughter, Sandra Ruth Pierson of Weems, Va., to Edwin L. Sherrill III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin L. Sherrill Jr. of East Hampton. Miss Pierson is a 1972 graduate of Lancaster High School, and Mr. Sher­ rill was graduated from East Hampton High School in the same year. He is a 1976 graduate of the United States Maritime Academy at Kings Point. An October wedding is planned. Brown-Freidah Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Freidah of Howard Street, Sag Harbor, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Kim Gail, to the Rev. Kenneth Alva Brown of St. Peters­ burg, Fla. The Conductor At The Podium Concert Friday Miss Freidah is a first-grade teacher in the St. Petersburg public schools. She was graduated from East Hampton High School in 1973 and from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg in 1977. Her fiance is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Drennan Brown of Liberty, S.C. He is associate pastor at the First Presby­ terian Church in St. Petersburg. He was graduated from Liberty High School, Presbyterian College, and the Columbia Theological Seminary. An August wedding in East Hamp­ ton is planned. Byron Janis, an internationally- acclaimed pianist, will play a piece he is famous for, the Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto in D Minor, which he has recorded with Carl Munch and the Boston Symphony, when the Long Island Symphony comes to East Hamp­ ton High School tomorrow night. The concert, which snuck up with little advance notice on the local music audience, will begin at 8:30 p.m. and tickets will be available at the door. In addition to the Rachmaninoff, the orchestra will play Beethoven’s Sym­ phony Number One in C and Copland’s “El Salon Mexico.” Seymour Lipkin, who has been a Springs resident with his wife for some seven years, will conduct. Mr. Lipkin has been with the orchestra for 11 years, developing it from a community ensemble through its evolution as the Huntington Symphony into the pro­ fessional group it is today. Subscription Series Friday night’s performance is one of four concerts of the same program being presented this week by the Symphony. The opening performance was last night in West Islip; the remaining two will be given at Hunt­ ington High School and the Calderone Concert Hall in Hempstead. The con­ cert, is the last in the Symphony’s regular subscription series this year. Mr. Janis made his debut in 1948 and has since appeared with just about every major orchestra in the world. He was the recipient of the British \Harriet Cohen” Award for a recording of two Beethoven sonatas and was the Cancer Society “Bike-A-Thon” Students from the East Hampton Middle School and the Amagansett and Springs Schools will participate on Friday, May 19, in a “bike-a-thon” for the benefit of the East Hampton Unit of the American Cancer Society. A 20-mile course, including stops at each of the Schools and at Three Mile Harbor for refreshments, has been plotted by Robert Yardley, a Middle School teacher and a cycling enthus­ iast. The event will begin 1 p.m. at the individual Schools where students must submit pledge cards. There will be various check points along the route. It is anticipated the course will take an hour and a half to two hours. A prize of a ten-speed bicycle will be awarded and all participants will be given bike-a-thon patches. The pro­ ceeds will go towards research, educa­ tion, service and rehabilitation, ac­ cording to a press release. In other news, the Cancer Society will hold its monthly meeting in the center of the East Hampton Mobile Homes on Oakview Highway on Wed­ nesday at 12:30 p.m. first American musician ever bestowed the Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French government in 1965. Mr. Lipkin recalled this week that both he and Mr. Janis had been listed among four or five promising American young pianists by Time magazine 25 years ago. The two, he said, had not seen each other since, until now. The program tomorrow is also part of the Symphony’s Beethoven cycle, in which it has set out to perform all the great composer’s symphonic works with a few concertos and smaller works thrown in. Mr. Lipkin has conducted the Long Island Symphony in South­ ampton on a number of occasions, but this is the first time the East Hampton seasonal resident has performed here.

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