Music In Action: School-time Concerts
Mar
15
to Mar 16

Music In Action: School-time Concerts

Taconic Chamber Players brings music to area schools. 
Joana Genova and Heather Braun-Bakken, violins;
Ariel Rudiakov, viola; Nathaniel Parke, cello

March 15:
Morning concerts at Maple Street School and Red Fox Community School in Manchester.
Afternoon workshop with composition students at Long Trail School in Dorset.

March 16:
Morning concerts TBA
2pm Concert of student compositions at Long Trail School, Dorset.

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Chamber Music Concert
Mar
18
4:00 PM16:00

Chamber Music Concert

An afternoon of chamber music with Joana Genova, violin Ariel Rudiakov, viola, Nathaniel Parke, cello and GIli Melamed-Lev, piano.

Beethoven: Serenade for violin, viola and cello in D Major, op. 8
Brahms: Piano Quartet No. 1 in G Minor, op. 25
Kreisler: Londonderry Air for piano trio

$15 suggested donation at the door.

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New Year's Celebration at the Veterans' Home
Jan
2
2:00 PM14:00

New Year's Celebration at the Veterans' Home

Taconic Chamber Players will ring in the New Year with a special performance sponsored by Vietnam veteran Garry DuFour of Dorset. Violinists Joana Genova and Heather Braun-Bakken, violist Ariel Rudiakov and cellist Elisa Kohanski will perform festive selections from Mozart and Strauss to jazz, tango and rock arrangements.

The concert is free and open to the public.

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Thanksgiving Concert
Nov
25
4:00 PM16:00

Thanksgiving Concert

Deborah Buck and Joana Genova, violins; Ariel Rudiakov, viola; Sophie Shao, cello; Oren Fader, guitar and Jessica Bowers, mezzo-soprano perform music by Haydn, Mozart, Brahms, Angulo, Boccherini and others.

$15 suggested donation at the door.

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The Great American Songbook
Oct
8
4:00 PM16:00

The Great American Songbook

Enjoy the music from 1920s-1950s created for Broadway musical theater and Hollywood musical films performed by Taconic Music and Cantor Scott Buckner.

Champaigne reception following the performance.

Advance tickets $40
At the Door $50
Students under 18 $18
VIP priority seating $150

Phone (802) 362-4578
office@icmvt.org

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Music in Action: School Concerts
Sep
12
to Sep 15

Music in Action: School Concerts

Violinist Heather Braun-Bakken and percussionist Matthew Gold visit area schools and perform music by Bartok, Piazzolla, Cage, Cowell and others.

Tuesday, September 12
Williamstown Elementary School

Thursday, September 14
The Mountain School at Winhall
Jamaica Village School
Long Trail School

Friday, September 15
Burr and Burton Academy
 

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Sundays on the Hill
Sep
10
4:00 PM16:00

Sundays on the Hill

Music from North and South America with Taconic Chamber Players. 

Joana Genova and Heather Braun-Bakken, violins; Ariel Rudiakov, viola; Liam Veuve, cello and Matthew Gold, percussion perform works by Peck, Akiho, ViIla-Lobos, Piazzolla and others.


Admission is only $5 for adults, thanks to generous support from Patrons of Sundays on the Hill and other anonymous donors. Children under 12 may attend at no charge. Please be aware that there are no reserved seats, no advance tickets, and admission is paid at the door. 

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BENEFIT – Maxine Linehan: What Would Petula Do?
Sep
2
7:30 PM19:30

BENEFIT – Maxine Linehan: What Would Petula Do?

Special benefit concert with singer Maxine Linehan and live band. 

International concert and recording artist Maxine Linehan has been hailed as an incredible talent by the thousands of audiences who have witnessed her performances. Ms. Linehan made her Paris debut at Théâtre du Châtelet with the wildly acclaimed What Would Petula Do?, a tribute to Petula Clark.  As a concert performer she has enraptured crowds in venues large and small, from New York’s Lincoln Center and The Town Hall, to Feinstein’s/54 Below and Birdland, to cities across America.  Her ability to emotionally engage throughout a stunning vocal performance is unparalleled. 

Tickets $40, Limited VIP Tickets $100
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Season Finale Concert – Bach, Dvorak, Mendelssohn
Jul
16
4:00 PM16:00

Season Finale Concert – Bach, Dvorak, Mendelssohn

Heather Braun-Bakken and Joana Genova, violins; Amadi Azikiwe and Ariel Rudiakov, violas and Sophie Shao, cello. Special guests: Keiko Sekino, piano and Steven Moran, double bass. Featuring our Chamber Music Intensive program students. 

  • Johann Sebastian Bach—Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G Major, BWV 1048
  • Antonin Dvořák— String Quintet No. 3 in E-flat Major, op. 97
  • Felix Mendelssohn—Piano Sextet in D major, op. 110


Adults $25. Students and children $10
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Masterclass with Carmit Zori, violin
Jul
11
3:00 PM15:00

Masterclass with Carmit Zori, violin

Award-winning violinist, Assistant Professor of Music at SUNY Purchase and Rutgers University and internationally acclaimed artistic director of the Brooklyn Chamber Music Society Carmit Zori will offer insights to help the musicians refine their interpretation and style, as the audience experiences firsthand how chamber music is brought to a whole new level.

Admission $10 at the door

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Summer Festival: Concert III – Brahms, Chausson
Jul
9
4:00 PM16:00

Summer Festival: Concert III – Brahms, Chausson

Horszowski Trio: Jesse Mills, violin, Raman Ramakrishnan, cello and Rieko Aizawa, piano. Joana Genova, violin and Ariel Rudiakov, viola. Special guest: Carmit Zori, violin

  • Johannes Brahms—Piano Trio No. 2 in C Major, op. 87
  • Ernest Chausson—Concerto in D Major for Violin, Piano and String Quartet, op. 21

Adults $25. Students and children $10
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Family Concert
Jul
8
2:00 PM14:00

Family Concert

The talented students from our Chamber Music Intensive will play a 45-minute program of string quartets by Mozart, Shostakovich, and Sibelius, and talk about the instruments.

Free-will donation at the door will benefit the Afghanistan National Institute of Music, raising money to buy strings, rosin and other necessary supplies.
Read more about the all-female orchestra:
http://www.npr.org/…/all-female-orchestra-from-afghanistan-…

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Summer Festival: Concert II - Beethoven, Vladigerov, Still, Schumann
Jul
2
4:00 PM16:00

Summer Festival: Concert II - Beethoven, Vladigerov, Still, Schumann

Joana Genova and Austin Hartman, violins; Ariel Rudiakov, viola, Nathaniel Parke and Thomas Landschoot, celli; Molly Morkoski, piano. Special guests: Elizabeth Wright, piano and Todd Palmer, clarinet. 

  • Ludwig van Beethoven—Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano in B-flat Major, op. 11
  • Pancho Vladigerov—Chant for Violin and Piano, op. 21
  • William Grant Still—Suite for Violin and Piano
  • Robert Schumann—Quintet for piano and strings in E-flat Major, op.44

Adults $25. Students and children $10
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Masterclass with Sharon Robinson, cello
Jun
27
2:00 PM14:00

Masterclass with Sharon Robinson, cello

Grammy-nominated Sharon Robinson, an Artist Teacher at the Cleveland Institute of Music, recognized worldwide as a consummate artist and one of the most outstanding musicians of our time, will offer the students insights on interpretation and style, as the audience experiences firsthand how chamber music is refined and brought to a whole new level.

Admission $10 at the door

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Conducting an Orchestra: What's It All About?
May
30
5:30 PM17:30

Conducting an Orchestra: What's It All About?

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning presents conductor Ariel Rudiakov in a talk on the art of directing a musical performance, including a brief history of conducting with photos, commentary, and insight into technical fundamentals with audience participation.

Fee: $15 in advance; $20 at the door

For more information visit: https://www.greenmtnacademy.org

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Windhaven Concert
May
26
7:00 PM19:00

Windhaven Concert

Taconic Music presents ensembles from the Kinhaven Music School, participating in a one week intensive study for wind players and percussionists, ages 18-28 in Weston, VT.

$10 suggested donation at the door. Kids free.

All proceeds go to Taconic Music's educational programs.

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