Caroga Concert Bulletin – Festival Week 3

7th Annual Caroga Lake Music Festival
Week 3: July 30-August 5

Caroga has been in the news!
Fulton County Express, June 8
Sawyer Fredericks Performs at Sherman’s

Leader-Herald, June 16
Cheer from the Leader-Herald

Albany Times-Union, July 19
On the wings of whimsy: Summer music festival at Caroga Lake grew from youthful enthusiasm

Upcoming Concerts & Events
Join us in Gloversville and Caroga Lake for a varied assortment of opera, classical, contemporary, jazz and pop music!

With musicians Nicole Heinen, Voice; Graeme Steele Johnson, Clarinet; José Guzmán, Guitar; Alex Mayon, Trumpet;Lindsey Baggett, Violin; Michael Chien, Violin; Heeyeon Ko, Violin; Joseph Kromholz, Violin; Ben Kronk, Violin; Janice Lee, Violin; Andy Liang, Violin; Aaron Schwartz, Violin; Alejandro Duque, Viola; Jebat Kee, Viola; Nao Kubota, Viola; Alice Ping, Viola; Deborah Price, Viola; Stephanie Price-Wong, Viola; Sergein Yap, Viola; Brian Klickman, Cello; Ken Kubota, Cello; Daniel Lim, Cello; Julian Muller, Cello; Kyle Price, Cello; Nathan Watts, Cello; Jordan Calixto, Bass; Nate West, Bass

MONDAY, JULY 30, 7:30 PM
Concert at Luzerne Music Center
The Lodge at Luzerne Music Center, Lake Luzerne, NY
$35 General Admission

Each week, Luzerne Music Center presents two chamber music concerts featuring the faculty and world-renowned guest artists as part of the Luzerne Chamber Music Festival, a six-concert series curated by President and Artistic Director Elizabeth Pitcairn. In 2018, the Music Center will feature two string quartets from the Caroga Lake Music Festival – KASA Quartet and Callisto Quartet – plus clarinetist Graeme Steele Johnson.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1, 7:00 PM
Concert at Pine Lake Lodge
1050 NY-10, Caroga Lake
Free

Artist in Residence Concert – One of the few tavern concerts of the season, audiences and artists get to experience an intimate, fun and engaging show that features classical, jazz, crossover and pop selections. Come get a sneak-peek inside live “jam sessions” of CLMF musicians.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 2, 7:00 PM
Concert at The Glove Theatre
40 N Main St, Gloversville
Free

Artist in Residence Concert – CLMF makes its debut in the historic 1914 Glove Theatre. After saving the building from becoming a parking lot in 1995, a group of dedicated individuals set out to restore it as a theater. The news of the Glove’s rebirth generated a burst of community enthusiasm. Money was raised to stabilize the structure and throughout the last decade, volunteers have continued to work diligently to restore the Glove to its former prominence.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 3, 11:00 AM
Finale Concert: Summer Music Celebration Camp
Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts
2736 New York 30, Gloversville
Free

Paul Nigra Center Summer Music Celebration Camp

JULY 31 – AUGUST 3, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts
All ages welcome
Cost: $150
Spaces still available! Click here to register

The Summer Music Celebration Camp is a four-day long workshop and educational/performance program for musicians of all ages and abilities.

Young Jazz Keyboard Sensation Coming to Caroga!

On Friday, August 3 and Saturday, August 4, New York City teen piano and organ powerhouse Matthew Whitaker will bring his unique gift to the stages of Nick Stoner Inn and Sherman’s Amusement Park.

MATTHEW WHITAKER – TWO CONCERTS!
FRIDAY, AUGUST 3, 10:00 PM
Encore! Jazz Sessions: Matthew Whitaker Trio
Nick Stoner Inn

SATURDAY, AUGUST 4, 7:00 PM
Sherman’s Revival Series: Matthew Whitaker Quartet
plus Caroga Lake Music Festival Orchestra
Nick Stoner Inn

From the TODAY SHOW: Matthew Whitaker, The 16-Year-Old Pianist Who’s Being Called The Next Stevie Wonder

SUNDAY, AUGUST 5, 6:00PM
The Barge at Canada Lake
103 Old State Rd, Caroga Lake
Free

With musicians of the Caroga Lake Music Festival. One of Caroga’s favorite and most unique venues, The Barge at Canada Lake is framed by true Adirondack lake and mountain scenery. Generously hosted by the Fielding family from Canada Lake Store and Marine.

Caroga Arts Bulletin #4 – Festival Week 2

7th Annual Caroga Lake Music Festival
Week 2: July 23-29

WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 7:00 PM
Performance, Talk and Film Screening:
The Red Violin with Elizabeth Pitcairn and CLMF Orchestra
MyHil Film Series
Pine Lake Pavilion, Timberline Lane
Caroga Lake
Free

Hear the 1720 Red Mendelssohn Stradivarius instrument, formerly owned by composer Felix Mendelssohn’s family, that inspired the film, The Red Violin, with world-class violinist Elizabeth Pitcairn performing The Red Violin Suite with the CLMF Orchestra. Stay an extra hour to watch the film and participate in a talk. Music from The Red Violin was composed by John Corigliano and received an Academy Award in 1999 for Best Original Score. Elizabeth Pitcairn is also music director of the Luzerne Music Center, just north of Caroga Lake in Lake Luzerne. Please note The Red Violin is an R rated film.

FRIDAY, JULY 27, 7:00 PM
Caroga Chapel Concert
106 Chapel Road
Caroga Lake
Free

Caroga Chapel Concerts feature a variety of CLMF resident artists in small chamber groups as well as large orchestra.

FRIDAY, JULY 27, 10:00 PM
Encore! Jazz Sessions: Kittel & Co. Whorls Tour
Nick Stoner Inn, 1810 NY-10
Caroga Lake
Free

Jeremy Kittel, charted #1 on Billboard for Bluegrass, coming to Nick Stoner Inn as part of the last stop of their Whorls Tour!

SATURDAY, JULY 28, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Musical Storytelling: A Kids Concert at Sherman’s!
Sherman’s Amusement Park, W Caroga Lake Shore Road
Caroga Lake,
Free

Inviting children of all ages and their families to join us for an exciting musical storytelling concert featuring the Caroga Lake Music Festival artists at Sherman’s Amusement Park! This unique concert for kids will be created and directed by CLMF artist and cellist Julian Muller.

SATURDAY, JULY 28, 7:00 PM
Sherman’s Revival Series: MARO
Sherman’s Amusement Park, W Caroga Lake Shore Road
Caroga Lake
Free

MARO, a Portuguese singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and recent graduate of Boston’s Berklee College, is known widely through her home country of Portugal for her incredibly unique voice and originals. As the director of the “Berklee People” series, MARO has garnered a national reputation through her collaborations. CLMF artists will join her at the conclusion of her special solo performance.

The Caroga Arts Collective is proud to promote the return of Sherman’s Amusement Park to its former glory as a lakeside summer destination for fun, frolic, and events. Join us at Sherman’s this summer for seven special events!

SUNDAY, JULY 29, 4:00 PM
Concert at Mayfield Presbyterian Church
22 N Main St
Mayfield

Caroga Lake Music Festival is thrilled to return to Mayfield Presbyterian Church for a performance as part of a classical concert series presented by Sacandaga Valley Arts Network (SVAN). Enjoy a collection of small and large chamber ensemble pieces performed by our artists in residence.
$12 Adults
$10 SVAN Members
Kids free

Caroga Arts Bulletin #3 – Festival Week 1

July 15-22, 2018

Join us in Little Falls, Gloversville and Caroga Lake for a varied assortment of classical, contemporary, jazz and pop music!

With musicians Graeme Steele Johnson, Clarinet; Andy Liang, Violin; Aaron Schwartz, Violin; David Wong, Violin; Adam Dorn, Violin; Meredith Peacock, Violin; Sophia Cho, Violin; Vinicius Sant’Ana, Violin; Nicole Sauder, Violin; Deborah Price, Viola; Stephanie Price-Wong, Viola; Jebat Kee, Viola; Amber Archibald, Viola; Ken Kubota, Cello; Julian Muller, Cello; Kyle Price, Cello; Daniel Lim, Cello; Ryan Louie, Cello; and Nathan Chan, Cello.


WEDNESDAY, JULY 18, 7:00 PM:
Concert at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Little Falls
7:00 pm
Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 588 Albany St., Little Falls, NY
Free
http://carogaarts.org/event/concert-at-emmanuel-episcopal-church-little-falls/

THURSDAY, JULY 19, 1:30 – 2:30 PM:
Quartet Performance at Gloversville Library
Gloversville Library, 34 West Fulton St. (interim location)
Free
Caroga Lake Music Festival looks forward to returning to the historic Gloversville Public Library to present an hour of quartet favorites. In 2017, the festival performed at a fundraising concert for the library’s building renovation. The library building was erected with funds provided by Andrew Carnegie. The cornerstone was laid on August 27, 1904. Albert Randolph Ross, an architect with the New York firm of McKim, Mead and White, designed this masterpiece of Beaux Arts style, which, since 1976, has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
This concert will take place in its temporary location at 34 West Fulton Street in Gloversville, NY.
http://carogaarts.org/event/quartet-gloversville-library/

THURSDAY, JULY 19, 7:00 PM:
Caroga Chapel Concert
106 Chapel Road,  Caroga Lake
Free
Where it all began in 2012! Caroga Chapel Concerts feature a variety of our musicians in small chamber groups as well as large orchestra.
http://carogaarts.org/event/caroga-chapel/

FRIDAY, JULY 20, 5:30-9:00 PM:
Caroga Arts Collective Gala
Sherman’s Amusement Park, W. Caroga Lake Shore Road
Caroga Lake, NY
Enjoy a memorable night full of music at Sherman’s Amusement Park on July 20, featuring cocktails, dinner, and live music with Caroga Lake musicians and featuring pop soul singer Cara Samantha with her guitarist, guitarist Eli Menezes.

Contributions help support Caroga Arts Collective’s mission to reignite the Caroga Experience through interdisciplinary and inter-arts collaborations among musicians, artists, scholars, and their communities. In the 2018-2019 season, Caroga Arts plans to expand its engagement with the community by presenting a Collective of artists for fall, winter and spring residencies and continue to develop its new home on the MyHil Property.
http://carogaarts.org/event/caroga-arts-collective-gala/

SATURDAY, JULY 21, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM:
Quartet Performance at Mohawk Harvest Cooperative Market
Mohawk Harvest Cooperative Market, 30 N Main St.,  Gloversville
Free
An hour of quartet favorites with Caroga Lake musicians.
http://carogaarts.org/event/quartet-mohawk-coop/

SATURDAY, JULY 21, 7:00 PM:
Sherman’s Revival Series: Cara Samantha
Caroga Lake Shore Road, Caroga Lake</span
Free
This concert to be held in memory of Ruth Abdella

Pop soul singer from New York City, Cara Samantha, a three-time Caroga veteran (2014, 2015, 2016) will join guitarist Eli Menezes to perform on the opening weekend of Sherman’s Revival Series. One of New York City’s most active singers, Cara Samantha received the “golden ticket” during Hollywood Week on American Idol, Season 12, and performs as lead singer on the popular “Key of Awesome Parody” videos that have attracted millions of viewers.
Watch: Cara Samantha

The Caroga Arts Collective is proud to promote the return of Sherman’s Amusement Park to its former glory as a lakeside summer destination for fun, frolic, and events. Join us at Sherman’s this summer for seven special events!
http://carogaarts.org/event/shermans-revival-series-cara-samantha/

SUNDAY, JULY 22, 6:00 PM:
The Barge at Canada Lake Marine
Barge at Canada Lake Marine, 103 Old State Rd,  Caroga Lake
Free
Generously hosted by the Fielding family from Canada Lake Store and Marine.

With musicians of the Caroga Lake Music Festival. One of Caroga’s favorite and most unique venues, The Barge at Canada Lake is framed by true Adirondack lake and mountain scenery.
http://carogaarts.org/event/barge-canada-lake/