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MMF Performs for Veterans

On Sunday, October 11th the Manchester String Quartet performed at Patriot Hall at the Vermont Veteran's Home in Bennington. Violinists Joana Genova and Heather Braun, violist Ariel Rudiakov and cellist Benjamin Capps played music by Mozart, Rachmaninov, Monti and others. "Please, please come back to Vets Home soon.  There is not enough music.  Not nearly [...]

By | November 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

MMF String Quartet and Kate Light Perform

The Manchester Music Festival quartet and Kate Light introduced 700 students to Einstein’s Mozart Thursday in performances at Manchester’s First Congregational Church. Friday they performed  at the Mack Performing Arts Center in Arlington. And if you're lucky, you can still get tickets for the full version of this event at Southern Vermont Arts Center's Yester House [...]

By | October 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Speaking of Art and Genius

Einstein’s Mozart: Two Geniuses. It’s a concert and a poetry reading! Trace Einstein’s five 1905 papers in rhymed dactyls…Travel across Europe with Mozart, the six-year old child prodigy…Float through space with Pythagora’s music of the spheres…And enjoy the chamber music that inspired Einstein all his life! The Manchester Music Festival String Quartet, consisting of violinists [...]

By | September 23rd, 2015|Performance, Press Releases, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Manchester Music Festival Announces New President and Vice President

Steven Dear, President of Manchester Music Festival On September 10, 2015, Manchester Music Festival held its 42nd Annual Meeting at the First Congregational Church, in Manchester, Vermont. Steve Sinding, the outgoing president, thanked board members and staff alike for their support and contributions over the three years he has been president. New board [...]

By | September 15th, 2015|Press Releases, Uncategorized|0 Comments

MRMA Fall Semester starts September 14th.

There are still openings for violin, viola and cello lessons for kids ages 3-18 at the Michael Rudiakov Music Academy (MRMA). The semester starts on September 14 and lessons are held at Festival House and First Congregational Church in Manchester Village. Teachers are violinists Joana Genova, Deanna Baasch, Vesela French, Elizabeth Kilpatrick (Suzuki program), violist Ariel Rudiakov and [...]

By | September 3rd, 2015|Press Releases, Uncategorized|0 Comments

MMF Summer Series Concerts to End on a High Note Thursday, August 20

A high note indeed! Audiences will hear a multitude of high notes sung by four outstanding singers led by Metropolitan Opera star, soprano Rachelle Durkin. She’ll be joined by Carolyn Sproule, mezzo; Patrick O'Halloran, tenor; and Brandon Cedel, bass-baritone. Accompanied by Caren Levine, the singers will perform arias, duets and ensemble pieces from popular operas, [...]

By | August 18th, 2015|Performance, Press Releases, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Power Trio + 2 Will Perform in Manchester August 13

Trio Solisti: Maria Bachman, violin;Alexis Gerlach, cello and Adam Neiman, piano Trio Solisti, one of the top piano trios in today’s chamber music world, will perform at the Arkell Pavilion at Southern Vermont Arts Center on Thursday, August 13. The concert will be the sixth in Manchester Music Festival’s summer series. The trio [...]

By | August 10th, 2015|Performance, Press Releases, Uncategorized|0 Comments