Caroga Concert Bulletin – Festival Week 4

7th Annual Caroga Lake Music Festival
Week 4: August 6 -12

Join us in Cobleskill, Canojaharie, Cooperstown, Gloversville, and Caroga Lake for a varied assortment of classical, contemporary, jazz and pop music!

You’re never too young to play music! Local children experience the “Instrument Petting Zoo” with CLMF Artists at a Kids Concert at Sherman’s. Thank you Nightingale Violin Shop for the instruments!

With musicians Logan Contreras, Voice; Armando Contreras, Voice; Nicole Heinen, Voice; Esther Park, Piano; Zsolt Bognar, Piano; Graeme Steele Johnson, Clarinet; Alex Mayon, Trumpet; Mason Yu, Violin; Erica Tursi, Violin; Clayton Tillotson, Violin; Aaron Schwartz, Violin; Andy Liang, Violin; Ben Kronk, Violin; Eva Dove, Violin; Michael Chien, Violin; Stephanie Price-Wong, Viola; Deborah Price, Viola; Alice Ping, Viola; Jinsun Hong, Viola; Alejandro Duque, Viola; Nathan Watts, Cello; Kyle Price, Cello; Julian Müller, Cello; Ken Kubota, Cello; Alex Cox, Cello; Jordan Calixto, Bass; Nate West, Bass

SUMMER STRING PROJECTS

The Summer String Projects provide local music students from Fulton, Montgomery and Schoharie Counties the opportunity to experience, learn and share music with the Caroga Lake Music Festival artists for five days leading up to finale performances. Thank you to the agencies who support these endeavors!

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8, 7:00 PM
Fulton & Montgomery Counties: Summer String Project Finale Concert
Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd, Canajoharie
Free

Saratoga Arts made this program possible with an Arts Education Grant funded by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 9, 7:00 PM
Schoharie County: Summer String Project Finale Concert
St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church
138 Washington Ave, Cobleskill
Free

This event is made possible in part with public funds from the Decentralization Program of the NYS Council on the Arts, administered in Schoharie County by the Greene County Council on the Arts through the Community Arts Grants program.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 10, 7:00 PM
Caroga Chapel Concert
106 Chapel Road, Caroga Lake
Free

Don’t miss! This week you’ll hear some of Opera’s favorite songs from Bizet’s Carmen and Mozart’s Don Giovanni. Featuring a variety of CLMF resident artists in small chamber groups as well as large orchestra!

J-Music Pocket Band Returns!

FRIDAY, AUGUST 10, 10:00 PM
Encore! Jazz Sessions: J-Music Pocket Band
Nick Stoner Inn, 1810 NY-10, Caroga Lake
Free

Back by popular demand! J-Music Pocket Band is an innovative jazz ensemble performing arrangements of Japanese pop and video game music. With Patrick Bartley, Jr., a Grammy-nominated saxophonist, composer, and bandleader.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 11, 9:30-10:30AM
Quartet Performance at Cooperstown Farmers’ Market
101 Main Street, Cooperstown
Free

Come visit the Cooperstown Farmers’ Market to experience the agricultural bounty of the region and hear live music!
Gypsy Jazz with Rhythm Future Quartet

SATURDAY, AUGUST 11, 7:00PM
Sherman’s Revival Series: Rhythm Future Quartet
Sherman’s Amusement Park, Caroga Lake
Free

The acoustic jazz ensemble Rhythm Future Quartet has a straightforward agenda: to keep the spirit of gypsy jazz alive and expanding in today’s musical universe. The virtuosic foursome, named for a Django Reinhardt tune, offers up a newly minted sound, influenced by the classic Hot Club of France, yet wholly contemporary. Learn more here!

SUNDAY, AUGUST 12, 4:00PM
Concert at Peck’s Lake Marina
180 Peck Lake Rd, Gloversville
Free

Artist in Residence Concert – Musicians of the Caroga Lake Music Festival debut in neighboring Peck’s Lake for an late afternoon concert on the water at the popular Peck’s Lake Marina.

Thank you to Main Motorcar for the sponsor vehicle! 🚗