The Magic of Christmas in Essex 2012

Magic: Christmas in Essex 2012

Celebrate The MAGIC of Christmas in Essex on Saturday, December 1st, 2012! We've just received a sneak peek at the 2012 schedule The Magic of Christmas in Essex, and we want to pass it along to help you plan even though some details may change as event coordinator Erin Hall finalizes the day's exciting events. We'll publish the official schedule for The Magic of Christmas in Essex as soon as possible. Please keep your eyes peeled! Saturday, December 1st, 2012 9:15 am Santa and Mrs. Claus … [Read more...]

Magic: Christmas in Essex

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Just when you thought that the holidays couldn't get any better, Erin Hall has announced that Christmas in Essex is now Magic! Come celebrate the magic of the holidays in Essex, New York on December 1st and 2nd, 2012. Christmas in Essex Shopping Event organizer, Erin Hall, confirmed that seven local vendors have already signed up to participate, and more are expected. Here's a sneak peak at the holiday goodies you'll find: Baskets Handwoven in the Adirondacks Fused glass- night … [Read more...]

The Goff Brothers | Essex Community Concerts

Goff Brothers

The Goff Brothers Saturday, October 27, 2012 | 7:30pm   $10 per person, children admitted free. "The Goff Brothers consist of Mitchell, Matthew, Jonathan and Joseph Goff of Plattsburgh, NY. These four young men are delighted to shared their love of music and performance skills with the local community. Mitchell (17) has been playing music for eleven years. He started piano at age five, and violin at age six. He is currently studying piano with Marilyn Taggart in Montpelier, VT, and violin … [Read more...]

Key Winds Trio | Essex Community Concerts

Key Winds Trio August 23, 2012 Performances are held Thursday mornings at 11:30am, and last about 45 minutes. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated. "Since its formation in late July 2006, Key Winds Trio has performed in a variety of musical settings and venues, from private functions to benefit concerts and local concert series. The Trio, comprising Plattsburgh State Music Faculty Janice Kyle (oboe), Janine Scherline (clarinet) and pianist David Carpenter, enjoys performing in … [Read more...]

Yale “WhiffAlums” Octet | Essex Community Concerts

Yale "WhiffAlums" Octet Monday, August 20, 2012 | 7:30pm $10 per person, children admitted free "The Yale "WhiffAlums" return to Essex after a sell out performance last summer. The "WhiffAlums" Octet are alumni of Yale University who as undergraduates were members of the famous Whiffenpoofs. Many former "Whiffs" continue to get together from time to time to share the comeraderie and pleasure of singing together. We are fortunate that Jon McBride (Yale "64), a summer resident of Essex and … [Read more...]

Pete Sutherland & Rose Diamond | Essex Community Concerts

Pete Sutherland & Rose Diamond August 16, 2012 Performances are held Thursday mornings at 11:30am, and last about 45 minutes. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated. "Pete Sutherland and his partner Rose Diamond (aka Karen), Champlain Valley born-and-raised, are twenty-five-year-plus veterans of the New England and national folk scenes. They are known for their wide knowledge of traditional music and music-making styles, their songwriting talents and their joy of performing … [Read more...]

Jazzical Trio | Essex Community Concerts

Jazzical Trio: Joel Martin, piano; David Dunaway, bass; Marty Fisher, drums Wednesday, August 8, 2012 | 7:30pm $10 per person, children admitted free "JAZZICAL® is a celebration of creative fusion -- it's the explosive union of classical composition and jazz innovation ignited with a fresh spirit all its own. Created by composer/pianist Joel A. Martin in 1994, JAZZICAL® captures the dynamic force of multiple cultures and influences, unleashing a kinetic energy that breaks down boundaries and … [Read more...]

Andrew Sheranian | Essex Community Concerts

Andrew Sheranian, organist Wednesday, July 25, 2012 | 7:30pm $10 per person, children admitted free. "In August of 2010, Andrew Sheranian took up the post of Organist and Master of Choristers at the Parish of All Saints, Ashmont in Boston, an Anglo-Catholic church known for its commitment to excellence in liturgy and music. The position at Ashmont includes recruiting, training and conducting the Choir of Men and Boys, as well as playing the C.B. Fisk organ (Opus 103) for Masses and … [Read more...]

The Wannabes | Essex Community Concerts

The Wannabes (Image courtesy of Essex Community Concerts)

The Wannabes July 19, 2012 Performances are held Thursday mornings at 11:30am, and last about 45 minutes. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated. "The Wannabes were drawn together by a love of singing in harmony and a desire to play our own 'roots music': songs that speak to struggles for justice, human rights, and peace and lift the spirit. As younger women, we all secretly "wanted to be" the folk singers we grew up listening to. We like a good story and lyrics and always … [Read more...]

Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival Students | Essex Community Concerts

Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival Students July 12, 2012 Performances are held Thursday mornings at 11:30am, and last about 45 minutes. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated. "Selected students from the Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival at the University of Vermont in Burlington will perform in Essex for the first time. This intensive program of solo and chamber music study welcomes college, graduate, and high school age musicians into an atmosphere of focused … [Read more...]