July 17-August 20, 2017
Caroga Lake Music Festival, a summer music festival based in Caroga Lake, New York, is a series of performances and community outreaches in the Adirondacks (NY), Hudson Valley (NY), New York City and beyond. Attracting audiences locally and nationwide, Caroga Lake Music Festival is dedicated to increasing accessibility to chamber music, cultivating creative and interactive experiences and showcasing some of the world’s top professional artists from the U.S. and abroad.
The multi-genre programming makes this festival unique and exciting; from classical music to contemporary music and from small ensembles to orchestras. The festival features well-established young instrumentalists as well as vocalists such as Alyson Stoner and Cara Samantha.
The festival has performed in renowned venues such as St. John Divine Cathedral (NYC), Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Old Dutch Church in Sleepy Hollow, Caroga Chapel, St. John’s Episcopal Church – Johnstown and more. In addition, the musicians engage the community through performing at non-traditional concert venues such as the Canada Lake Store Barge, Wells Nursing Home, Vrooman’s Inn, Nick Stoner Inn and Mettabee Farm among others. The festival has been showcased by Sacandaga Valley Arts Network (SVAN) since 2014 and has also performed pre-concerts for Yo-Yo Ma, Keith Lockhart, David Finckel, Wu Han, The Philadelphia Orchestra and more.
Caroga Lake Music Festival also serves a residency at Fulton Montgomery Community College Summer Academy program. Students have the opportunity to learn and play with the festival musicians, and perform a finale concert together on its campus in Johnstown, NY.
Visit www.carogalakemusicfestival.org for more information.