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

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
4:00pm 4:00pm

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
7:30pm 7:30pm

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
4:00pm 4:00pm

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
3:00pm 3:00pm

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
4:00pm 4:00pm

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
2:00pm 2:00pm

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
4:00pm 4:00pm

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
2:00pm 2:00pm

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
5:30pm 5:30pm

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
7:00pm 7:00pm

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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From Classical to Broadway
Apr
22
2:00pm 2:00pm

From Classical to Broadway

  • Valley Terrace and Woodstock Terrace (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Violinist Joana Genova and pianist Elizabeth Wright perform for Terrace Communities residents, friends and families a program of popular light classical melodies and favorite Broadway tunes. 

April 22, 2-3pm Valley Terrace, 2820 Christian Street, White River Jct., VT

April 22, 4-5pm Woodstock Terrace, 456 Woodstock Road, Woodstock, VT

Free and open to the public.

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Music from North and South America
Apr
8
2:00pm 2:00pm

Music from North and South America

Taconic Chamber Players in a dynamic program with music from Brazil, Argentina, USA and Canada. Folk, rock and jazz mixed with western classical elements in the compositions of Heitor Villa-Lobos, Gabriela Lena Frank, Astor Piazzolla, Andy Akiho, Russell Peck and a rock tune by Rush, arranged by Katy Czar.

Joana Genova and Heather Braun-Bakken, violins; Ariel Rudiakov, viola; Liam Veuve, cello and Matthew Gold, percussion/ drum set.

Free admission

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Music in Action: School Concerts
Apr
3
to Apr 7

Music in Action: School Concerts

Violinists Joana Genova and Heather Braun-Bakken, violist Ariel Rudiakov, cellist Liam Veuve and percussionist Matthew Gold will perform music from North and South America at area schools and the Manchester Community Library. 

Monday, April 3

1:30pm Monument Elementary School (66 Main Street, Bennington)

Tuesday, April 4:

9:25am Maple Street School (322 Maple Street, Manchester)

2pm Pownal Elementary (94 Schoolhouse Road, Pownal)

Wednesday, April 5:

9:30am Manchester Community Library (138 Cemetery Avenue)

Performance for the Downtown School, home-schooled families and anyone who would like to stop by.

Thursday, April 6:

10:30am Manchester Elementary Middle School (80 Memorial Avenue)

12:30pm Mettawee Community School (5788 VT-153 West Pawlet)

Friday, April 7:

9:30am Dorset Elementary School (130 School Drive)

1:05pm Mount Anthony Union Middle School (747 East Road, Bennington)

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Musical Paintbrushes
Feb
4
10:30am10:30am

Musical Paintbrushes

Violinist Joana Genova will perform short selections and, with the guidance of artist Carol Berry, kids will create paintings inspired by the music. 

The program is open to kids ages 5 and up. Space is limited to 20 children. To sign up, please contact Janet Kleinberg.

E-mail:  jkleinberg@mclvt.org                 Phone: 802 - 362 - 2607

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Dec
31
5:00pm 5:00pm

New Year's Celebration

  • The Events Barn, The Inn at Manchester, VT (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Taconic Chamber Players: Joana Genova, Marina Kifferstein, Heather Braun-Bakken and Deanna Baasch, violins; Ariel Rudiakov and Arthur Dibble, violas; Liam Veuve and Leah Plave, celli; Steven Moran, double bass; with special guest singer Maxine Linehan perform light classical, tangos, jazz, Broadway and Eastern European folk tunes.

The concert begins at 5pm followed by a 7pm buffet dinner. Cash bar.

CONCERT AND DINNER ARE SOLD OUT! 

The Inn at Manchester: (802) 362 - 1793

                                                                       

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Dec
30
2:00pm 2:00pm

Family Concert: New Year's Celebration

  • Manchester Community Library, Manchester, VT (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Taconic Chamber Players: Joana Genova, Marina Kifferstein, Heather Braun-Bakken and Deanna Baasch, violins; Ariel Rudiakov and Arthur Dibble, violas; Liam Veuve and Leah Plave, celli and Steven Moran, double bass perform light classical, tangos, jazz, Broadway and Eastern European folk tunes.

Suggested donation $10 for adults, kids free.

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