The Celebration of Erik G. Rogers’ Life

Erik (October 29, 2010, 39 years old)

Erik (October 29, 2010, 39 years old)

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The Celebration of Life for Erik was held at The Sheldon Concert Hall in St. Louis, MO

Exterior of The Sheldon

Exterior of The Sheldon


The Announcement/Invitation – Celebration of Life for Erik

MEMORIAL RECEPTION AND CONCERT
Please join Ron and Kathy Rogers as they celebrate the life of their son Erik with a memorial reception and jazz concert in his honor, Sunday, July 24th at the Sheldon Concert Hall (click here for map) – 1pm reception with a concert to follow.  This is a family-friendly event.  Parking will be available on the street and at the Sheldon’s reserved lot.
  • Sunday, July 24th, 2011 
  • 1:00pm – reception with concert to follow
  • No ticket required. No RSVP needed.
  • The Sheldon Concert Hall
  • 3648 Washington Blvd.    St. Louis, MO  63108

 

Reception in the Sheldon Art Gallery

Reception Candid Picture 1

Reception Candid Picture 1

Reception Candid Picture 2

Reception Candid Picture 2

Reception Candid Picture 3

Reception Candid Picture 3

Reception Candid Picture 4

Reception Candid Picture 4

 

Reception Candid Picture 5

Reception Candid Picture 5

Reception Candid Picture 6

Reception Candid Picture 6

 


Memorial Concert – Sheldon Concert Hall

The Sheldon Concert Hall

The Sheldon Concert Hall

Dan Martin, as the master of ceremony, beginning the Memorial Concert for Erik

Dan Martin, a good friend of Erik and his family, was the organizer and MC of The Celebration of Life for Erik.

Dan Martin, a good friend of Erik’s and his family, was the organizer and MC of The Celebration of Life for Erik.

 Peter Martin, Chris Thomas, Maurice Carnes, and audience at the beginning to the Celebration of Life Memorial Concert for Erik G. Rogers

Beginning of Memorial Concert

Beginning of Memorial Concert

 

 

Peter Martin (piano), Chris Thomas (bass), and Maurice Carnes (drums) were the performers for the Memorial Jazz Concert in honor of Erik. They began the concert with an opening piece, played interludes between tributes, and Peter Martin, solo on piano, ended the concert with an amazing performance of Amazing Grace

Peter Martin, Chris Thomas, and Maurice Carnes performing on the stage of the Sheldon Concert Hall at the Celebration of Life for Erik Rogers.

Peter Martin, Chris Thomas, and Maurice Carnes performing on the stage of the Sheldon Concert Hall at the Celebration of Life for Erik Rogers.

During the concert, Erik was on stage, represented by his sax

 

Erik's saxophone with Peter Martin in the background.

Erik’s saxophone with Peter Martin in the background.

 


Videos of The Memorial Concert for Erik’s Celebration of Life

(Note: These videos were recorded using Ron Rogers’ iPhone 4 and lack the quality that many of us have come to expect. They represent part, but not the whole, of the Memorial Concert and Tributes.)

The Beginning

Peter Martin, Chris Thomas, and Maurice Carnes performing on the stage of the Sheldon Concert Hall at the Celebration of Life for Erik Rogers.

Click HERE for a video of some, but not all, of the beginning performance.

 

 The Secret Cajun Band Tribute

(it begins with a few words from Peter Martin)

Peter Martin

Peter Martin

Secret Cajun Band, pictured below, from left to right:

Matt Nichols, Andy O’Neill, Eddie O’Neill, Josh Alt, and Miguel Figueras

Secret Cajun Band

SCB. Click HERE for a video of Peter, Eddie, Matt, and Miguel’s tribute.

1st Interlude

Peter Martin, Chris Thomas, and Maurice Carnes performing on the stage of the Sheldon Concert Hall at the Celebration of Life for Erik Rogers.

Click HERE for a video of some, but not all, of the 1st Interlude performance.

Tribute by Peter Martin, Dan Martin, Lisa Mecham Angstreich, and Tom Troy

 

Peter Martin

Peter Martin

Dan Martin

Dan Martin

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lisa Mecham Angstreich

Lisa Mecham Angstreich

Tom Troy

Tom Troy

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click HERE for a video of Peter, Dan, Lisa, and Tom’s tribute.

 

2nd Interlude

Peter Martin, Chris Thomas, and Maurice Carnes performing on the stage of the Sheldon Concert Hall at the Celebration of Life for Erik Rogers.

Click HERE for a video of some, but not all, of the 2nd Interlude performance.

 

Final

 The Memorial Concert ended with a tribute by Ron Rogers, Erik’s father, and a solo performance of Amazing Grace by Peter Martin

Final words by Ron

The Final tribute by Ron. Click HERE for a video of Ron’s words and Peter’s rendition of Amazing Grace.

Peter Martin playing Amazing Grace

Peter Martin performing Amazing Grace. Click HERE to see and hear only the performance.

 

 

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