The Queens of Swing, who performed a rousing show from the swing era at the Tri-County Senior Center in March, will return to Pacific for a special Christmas program.
The Scenic Regional Library will host the show Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m. at the Pacific Opera House, 220 S. First St.
There is no cost for the program, but attendees must be 18 years or older and reservations are required, according to Barb Schweissguth, Pacific branch adult programmer.
To reserve a spot, people may call the library at 636-257-2712 or go online to the events calendar at www.secnicregional.org.
The quartet members are Mary Weber, Ann Schulte, Sydell Pollack and Pat Treacy.
Weber, one of St. Louis’ foremost trumpet players, works in numerous ensembles, including the Saint Louis Symphony, the Compton Heights Concert Band, Opera Theater of St. Louis, and is leader of the Clarion Brass. She served as principal trumpet in the New Orleans Symphony and has performed with Mannheim Steamroller, Luciano Pavarotti, Mel Torme and The Temptations.
Schulte is a lifelong professional pianist. She has played with Miss Jubilee and The Humdingers, Cornet Chop Suey, the St. Louis Ragtimers, and the St. Louis Stompers. She also accompanies local theater productions.
Pollack, a native of Brooklyn, N.Y., was introduced to drums at age 3 by her drummer father. Her formal studies began at age 11. Sydell’s band career began in her teens and continues professionally. She has performed in concert, jazz and pit bands in Ohio, New York, Rhode Island and Washington state.
Treacy started classical piano lessons at age 4 and later she studied jazz, orchestration and improvisation at Hynek Music Studio. She played with dance bands, at piano bars and accompanied melodramas on the Goldenrod Showboat.
For the past 20 years, she has played with The Goldenaires Trio. Pat has performed solo at the Saint Louis Women’s Club, the Mayfair and Chase hotels, the Missouri Athletic Clubs, Algonquin Golf Club and Norwood Hills Country Club.
This presentation is part of the Scenic Regional Library’s adult program series.