Sunflower Fusion

A world music trio

Sue Hurwitz is an active professional chamber musician. She is the founder of the chamber group, Resonance. She is the flutist in Lyric Duo, which plays at weddings and special events. She is also the flutist in Sunflower Fusion, a group which specializes in World Music. .

Sue is an active advocate for the Arts. Ms. Hurwitz is a founding member and on the board of City Arts Nashua. Sue is on the board and chairperson of the Performing Arts Guild of the Hollis Arts Society. She is also a member of the Friends of Symphony NH. .

Sue has performed both as a soloist and with ensembles at The Museum of Fine Arts, A Taste of the Arts, The Boston Opera House, The Hunt Memorial Building, and The Seacoast Academy of Music, among many others. Sue has also performed as a vocal soloist with The Actorsingers Chorus. .

She is a member of The National Flute Association, Chamber Music America, The Opera Circle, and The Society of Childrens Book Writers and Illustrators.

Sue Hurwitz

Sue Hurwitz

Marie Mendelow has been teaching piano and percussion for over thirty years on four different continents.

She received her collegiate training in her native South Africa at Witswatersrand University and completed all the piano examinations through the Royal Schools of Music, London.She studied piano under Dr. Adolph Hallis, a World Master, and was invited at the age of seventeen to joing the Primary Orchestra of South Africa (SABC Orchestra) where she performed weekly on national television as one of their four percussionists. She has served on the faculty of the Orange Free State University, and has been living and teaching piano and percussion in New Hampshire since 1991.

In 2007, Governor Lynch signed a proclamation making her NH's Music Teacher of the Year.

Marie Mendelow

Marie Mendelow

Rahel Limor is a juried artist of the NH State Council on the Arts; N.E.F.A. (New England Foundation for the Arts), N.E.S.T. (New England States Touring Artist), and a member of NEFFA (New England Folk Festival Association), the Sound Healers Association, NH Healthcare Musicians, Hollis Arts Society, and the NH Jewish Artist Connection. Rahel is a recipient of the Shem Tov Award for her contributions to enriching Jewish life in NH.

Rahel began her musical studies at the Longy School of Music in Cambridge, MA where she learned piano, recorder and solfeges (sight singing). As a fifth grader Rahel learned to play the flute and in High School she joined the school chorus and took up the guitar which became her main musical instrument.

Rahel holds a B.Sc. in the Arts from Empire State College where she majored in Musical and Theater Arts for Children. She holds a number of additional post college certifications. Rahel learned guitar according to the Berklee College of Music guitar method and continued her music studies in Israel at the Rubin Academy of Music in Jerusalem. She studied Eurhythmics (Music Education for Children) at the Levinsky School of Music in Tel Aviv, and jazz guitar with Eitan Zahavi, Avner Strauss and Aharoni Ben Ari.

Rahel's musical versatility has enabled her to perform as a soloist and with a number of musicians in groups, bands and ensembles. In 1976 she began her career as a songwriter while performing with the "Tofa'ah" band. She was a member of many folk groups and appeared regularly at clubs and coffeehouses and annually since its inception at the Jacob's Ladder Folk Festival. Rahel won second place for two consecutive years at the AACI English Songwriting Competition and has recorded a number of CD's for children and adults alike.

Rahel Limor

Rahel