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Each year we offer a $1000 Scholarship to one matriculating Saugerties student pursuing a music education.

Scholarship Application   (deadline 5/1/2020 for Award Presentation on our stage at our May concert)  

   2019/2020  Season

24th Season Concert Schedule

Ensemble Aubade

Peter H. Bloom, flute - Francis Grimes, viola - Mary Jane Rupert, harp


Sept 15th 2019
Ensemble Aubade - harp, flute, viola

October 20 2019
Marc Peloquin - piano

November 10 2019
Bard Conservatory of Music - vocal

January 26 2020
Strawberry Hill Fiddlers

February 16 2020
Duo Mondo - cello & guitar

March 15 2020
Extasis - piano & cello (women composers concert)

April 19 2020
Symbiotic Duo - piano & violin - 1st North American Tour

May 17 2020
Trio Kisosen - piano trio


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PROGRAM

Sonatine en Trio (1905) Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
Arr: Carlos Salzedo (1885-1961)
Modéré
Mouvement de Menuet
Animé


Elegiac Trio for Flute, Viola and Harp (1916) Arnold Bax (1883-1953)


Suite Brève (1923) Ladislav de Rohozinski (1886-1938)
Un peu lent, calme
Assez vite
Vite, animé


Intermission


Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp (1915) Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Lento, dolce rubato
Tempo di minuetto
Allegro moderato ma risoluto


     Bio:

Peter H. Bloom, flute, whose music has been called "a revelation for unforced sweetness and strength" (The Boston Globe), concertizes in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and the Far East; is featured on 45 recordings; and is a winner of the American Musicological Society's Noah Greenberg Award. An active recitalist and chamber musician, he performs with Ensemble Chaconne, Olmsted Ensemble, The Karl Henning Ensemble, mezzo-soprano D'Anna Fortunato and other esteemed artists. He is also a noted jazz artist, veteran of the internationally acclaimed Aardvark Jazz Orchestra (47th season). He has given lectures and master classes across the globe and has served as historical performance consultant to The American Museum in Britain, The New-York Historical Society, and The Museum of Fine Arts Boston, where he performs and lectures regularly.
Francis Grimes, viola, is an esteemed chamber musician, orchestral player and educator. He has performed with the Boston Pops, Boston Opera, Masterworks Chorale, Sinfonova, Boston Ballet, Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra, Harvard Chamber Orchestra, and other premier ensembles. He toured nationally with the Star Wars Orchestra and performed with choral groups in tours of Italy, England and the Czech Republic. He serves regularly in the orchestras of the Colonial and Schubert Theatres, and performs as a member of Copley Chamber Players. Mr. Grimes has served on the faculties of Milton Academy, All Newton Music School, Community Music Center of Boston, the Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, and the Young People's Symphony of Rhode Island.
Mary Jane Rupert, harp, praised by The New York Times as exhibiting "indeed real sensitivity," has performed throughout the world from Carnegie Recital Hall to the Beijing Concert Hall. She has appeared with chamber ensembles, choral groups and orchestras across the United States, including the Record Players, the Southcoast Chamber Players, Musica Sacra, Cecilia Society, Silverwood, Masterworks Chorale, the Boston Philharmonic, the New Hampshire Symphony, Boston Classical Orchestra and New Philharmonia. She serves on the faculties of Boston College and Tufts University.

 

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All concerts are on Sunday at 3 PM, at Saugerties United Methodist Church on the corner of Washington Avenue & Post Street. (#67 Washington Ave) 

Season Tickets are $75 for all 7 concerts. 

Single ticket admission is $15 for Adults, Seniors $12. Students are always FREE - kindly invite some to join you at our concerts. 

Saugerties Pro Musica do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religious belief, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or disability
Saugerties United Methodist Church has a handicap access ramp for the concert and an automatic chair for the stairs to the reception/restrooms.

For more information please email info@saugertiespromusica.org or call: 845-679-5733

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Saugerties, NY, 12477  

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Admission $15 - Seniors $12 - Students Free
All concerts are on Sunday at 3 PM

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