Two extraordinary events have taken place this year. First, the P.E.O. Founders’ Day
Celebration in Tacoma, WA in January 2014, and second, the P.E.O. Founders’ Day
Celebration on Mercer Island, WA. in March 2014. Both events were well attended
and both featured the same program: “The Piano Solos: A Tribute to the P.E.O. Founders”.
Some of the attendees commented that they were surprised at how different each piano
solo was from each other. For example: Franc Roads’ song is an aggressive march, but
Suela Penfields’ composition reflects the era of the Roaring 20’s.
Thankfully, I’m already booked in Ellensburg, WA for January 2015, but certainly looking for
In honor of Kay Ebert’s 2013 P.E.O. State Convention,
the new piano solo “My P.E.O. Sister” will be sold for $5 as
a convention fund raiser. This composition is the perfect gift
for a fellow P.E.O. sister or treat yourself to some inspiring
Presently this CD is Chapter BL’s fundraiser.
Below are some of the songs that will be heard at Convention this year.
Alice Bird Babb Cultural, Reader of Classics, Intellectual Mozartish
(composer note: Listen for her grand entrance at the end)
Hattie Briggs Bousquet Comforting, Note of Joy, Simplistic Elegant
Ella Stewart Social, Lively, Irish
Daisies This song was composed for Chapter BL in honor of all your support. Thank You!
Suela Pearson Penfield Musician, Flapper of the group, Rare Beauty Roaring 20’s
Alice Virginia Coffin Queenly, Warm Hearted, Fun Light
(composer note: This is the longest composition I had trouble getting this song to end)
Mary Allen Stafford Graceful, Motherly, Cheerful Flowing