2021–2022 Season Premiere 

Hill House Chamber Players are proud to open our 36th season with a concert in beautiful Sundin Hall at Hamline University on October 24 at 3 pm. Masks and proof of vaccination are required and seating is limited to around 50% of capacity.

Due to Covid restrictions, we regretfully are unable to offer our fall concert at the James J Hill House, but hope to return for the rest of the season, future dates and programs to be announced.

Season Information will be updated as it becomes available.

Sunday, October 24 at 3pm

Sundin Hall at Hamline University

1531 Hewitt Ave, St Paul, MN 55104


Astor Piazzolla • Primavera Porteña

Claude Debussy • Piano Trio in G major

Ludwig van Beethoven • Piano Trio, Opus 97, Archduke

About the Musicians

Julie Ayer, violin/viola, is one of the founding members of the Hill House Chamber Players. She was assistant principal second violin with the Minnesota Orchestra for 36 years. She studied violin with world renowned Josef Gingold at Indiana University where she earned a master’s degree. Julie is the author of More than Meets the Ear: How Symphony Musicians Made Labor History, published in 2005, and since then has presented workshops to a variety of groups on the subject.

Cellist Tanya Remenikova has inspired critical acclaim during her 40 year international performing career. She studied with the legendary Mistislav Rostropovich at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatoire. Currently Professor of cello and chamber music at the University of Minnesota, she is a recipient of the Master Teacher Studio Award from the Minnesota chapter of the American String Teachers Association.

Pianist Mary Jo Gothmann enjoys a varied career as a chamber musician, soloist, opera coach and organist. She performs frequently with the Minnesota Orchestra and Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra and has worked for the Metropolitan Opera, Santa Fe Opera, and Minnesota Opera companies. Mary Jo is a sought after chamber music partner, playing with the Chamber Music Society of Minnesota, Colonial Chamber Music Series, Bakken Trio, JOYA in Anoka and Lakes Area Music Festival.

“excellent ensemble…luscious tone, flexible phrasing”

“attracting an ever-larger and ever-more-enthusiastic audience” 

-Star Tribune

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