2017 Festival Highlights

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Nothing could be more fun than than making music with this eccentric, eclectic and thunderously compassionate community.  I can’t wait until next year! Below are highlights from the 2017 Festival!

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The 2017 Festival schedule: 

  • String Quartet In the park!:  A chamber music program featuring works by Elvis, Led Zeppelin, Maroon 5, and Mendelssohn (and more) outdoors will be held on the new park opposite the new town hall and the Main Street Rotary in Middlebury, VT on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 5PM.  The string quartet features violinists Jon Weber and Emily Sunderman, violist Elizabeth Reid and cellist Miho Weber. In partnership with the Better Middlebury Partnership and the Middlebury Community Music Center. Free!
  • Gala Benefit Concert:  Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 8PM at Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 3 Main Street, Middlebury, VT.  String Quartet and and Duo performances by MarcOlivia and Miho and Jon Weber. The program will include movements from Shostakovich, Haydn and Mendelssohn string quartets and duets by Schulhoff and Igudesman. $20 donation split to support scholarships at the Middlebury Community Music Center and Saint Stephen’s community outreach.
  • Festival Concert, Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 5PM at Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 3 Main Street, Middlebury, VT.  Featuring performers from the Middlebury Festival Chamber Music Workshop. $20 donation split to support scholarships at the Middlebury Community Music Center and Saint Stephen’s community outreach.  The program will include movements from the following works:
    • The Mendelssohn octet,
    • Mozart Piano Quartet in G minor
    • Michael Haydn Divertimento in G Major
    • Corelli Concerto Grosso F Major
    • Schubert Trout Quintet
    • Schumann Andante und Variationen (featuring 2 pianos, french horn and 2 cellos)
    • Mozart Flute Quartet in C Major
    • Mozart String Quartet No. 23 in F Major, K. 590

A Community Improv Workshop was be led by Jon Weber on Thursday, August 10, 2017 from 4-5:30 PM in the Salon at MCMC. Registration is open to adults, middle and high school students musicians of any instrument. Limited to 20 participants with at least 3 years of experience on their instrument. $15.

  • Improv Workshop: Thursday, August 10, 2017 from 4-5:30 PM
  • Fee:  $15
  • Location: The Middlebury Community Music Center (MCMC). 6 Main Street, Middlebury, VT.

A Cello Masterclass with visiting artist Miho Weber was open to the community. The masterclass will be held in the Salon at MCMC on Thursday afternoon, August 10, 2017 from 2-3:30PM. Registration is open to cellists and the curious of all ages and abilities.

  • Cello Masterclass: Thursday, August 10, 2017 2-3:30PM
  • Location:  The Middlebury Community Music Center (MCMC). 6 Main Street, Middlebury, VT.

Camp Adagio Concert:  A concert program featuring Bizet’s Carmen, Telemann, choral works and improvisations will feature youth chamber musicians participating in the Middlebury Community Music School Camp Adagio on Friday, August 5, 2017 at 2PM at Saint Stephen’s Church, Middlebury Vermont.  Free!