Masterclass with Sharon Robinson, cello
Jun
27
2:00 pm14:00

Masterclass with Sharon Robinson, cello

  • Birchbrook House

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

Summer Festival: NextGen Concert I
Jul
1
4:00 pm16:00

Summer Festival: NextGen Concert I

  • Riley Center for the Arts

Student ensembles participating in our Chamber Music Intensive program will perform complete works for string quartet and piano quintet.  

Suggested donation $10 at the door. Kids free. 

Summer Festival: Concert II - Beethoven, Vladigerov, Still, Schumann
Jul
2
4:00 pm16:00

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

  • Riley Center for the Arts

Joana Genova and Austin Hartman, violins; Ariel Rudiakov, viola, Nathaniel Parke, cello and 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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Summer Festival: Concert III – Brahms, Chausson
Jul
9
4:00 pm16:00

Summer Festival: Concert III – Brahms, Chausson

  • Riley Center for the Arts

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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Masterclass with Carmit Zori, violin
Jul
11
3:00 pm15:00

Masterclass with Carmit Zori, violin

  • Birchbrook House

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

Season Finale Concert – Bach, Dvorak, Mendelssohn
Jul
16
4:00 pm16:00

Season Finale Concert – Bach, Dvorak, Mendelssohn

  • Riley Center for the Arts

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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BENEFIT – Maxine Linehan: What Would Petula Do?
Sep
2
7:30 pm19:30

BENEFIT – Maxine Linehan: What Would Petula Do?

  • Southern Vermont Arts Center

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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Summer Festival: Opening Concert
Jun
25
4:00 pm16:00

Summer Festival: Opening Concert

  • Riley Center for the Arts

Joana Genova, violin; Ariel Rudiakov, viola, Caroline Stinson and Tom Landschoot, celli. Special guest Jon Klibonoff, piano.

  • Richard Strauss—Piano Quartet in C Minor, op. 13
  • Paul Schoenfield—Cafe Music for Piano Trio
  • Maurice Ravel—Valses Nobles et Sentimentales

Adults $25. Students and children $10
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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?

  • Manchester Community Library

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

Windhaven Concert
May
26
7:00 pm19:00

Windhaven Concert

  • Maple Street School

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.

From Classical to Broadway
May
14
2:00 am02:00

From Classical to Broadway

  • Equinox Terrace

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

Bulgarian Folk Music
May
9
5:30 pm17:30

Bulgarian Folk Music

  • Manchester Community Library

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning presents Bulgarian violinist Joana Genova in a talk exploring the history of folk music of her native country with photos, recordings and live performance.

Fee: $15 in advance; $20 at the door

Advance reservations:
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning

From Classical to Broadway
Apr
22
2:00 pm14:00

From Classical to Broadway

  • Valley Terrace and Woodstock Terrace

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.

Music from North and South America
Apr
8
2:00 pm14:00

Music from North and South America

  • Manchester Community Library

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

Music from the Shelves
Apr
8
10:30 am10:30

Music from the Shelves

  • Manchester Community Library

A family concert with the Taconic Chamber Players and percussionist Matt Gold. 

Recommended for kids ages 5+

Free admission

Music in Action: School Concerts
Apr
3
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)

Strings for Kids Recital
Mar
18
2:00 pm14:00

Strings for Kids Recital

  • Manchester Community Library

Strings for Kids violin, viola and cello students will perform their first recital, along with their teachers.

Musical Paintbrushes
Feb
4
10:30 am10:30

Musical Paintbrushes

  • Manchester Community Library

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

Music in Action - Program for Kids
Jan
14
10:30 am10:30

Music in Action - Program for Kids

  • Manchester Community Library, Manchester, VT

Joana Genova and Deanna Baasch, violins; Ariel Rudiakov, viola and Jared Shapiro, cello joined by selected students in a interactive demonstration of string instruments. 

Free admission

Dec
31
5:00 pm17:00

New Year's Celebration

  • The Events Barn, The Inn at Manchester, VT

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

                                                                       

Dec
30
2:00 pm14:00

Family Concert: New Year's Celebration

  • Manchester Community Library, Manchester, VT

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.

Nov
26
4:00 pm16:00

Rudiakovs and Friends

  • Manchester Community Library, Manchester, VT

Deborah Buck and Joana Genova, violins; Ariel Rudiakov, viola; Sophie Shao, cello and Todd Palmer, clarinet perform works by Dvorak and Weber.

Click here for bios.

Suggested donation $15 at the door.

Oct
22
10:30 am10:30

Music from the Shelves

  • Manchester Community Library, Manchester, VT

Heather Braun-Bakken and Joana Genova violins; Ariel Rudiakov viola and Steven Moran bass. 

Oct
21
9:30 am09:30

Music in Action at Maple Street School

  • Manchester Community Library, Manchester, VT

Joana Genova and Heather Braun-Bakken, violins; Ariel Rudiakov, viola and Steven Moran, double bass perform Bach, Dankner, Daugherty, Nero, Saint-Saens and Monti.