Vermont’s premier big-band swing/dance group. Swingin’ for over 40 years! Their appearance is always a popular event in the hot venues across Vermont such as Nectar’s in Burlington, The Stone Barn in Brattleboro, and the Zenbarn in Waterbury. Now appearing right here for you in the Islands.
Spanish-born pianist Jorge Garcia Herranz solo performance repertoire includes Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Mozart, and Schubert among others. He also improvises and draws on diverse musical genres to accompany silent movies. In addition to his solo concerts, his experience as an accompanist at the Conservatoire Darius Milhaud in Paris, France, makes him a frequent partner in chamber music performances. He has appeared with Island Arts for many seasons, to the delight of both local and more distant audiences. We are delighted to welcome Jorge Garcia Herranz back to the Islands once again.
Island Arts presents a celebration of the life of Doug and Billie Tudhope, long-time friends and supporters of Island Arts. Two local ensembles will perform: the duo of Tudhope’s grandchildren, Sarah and Peter Bowley, and the “Champlain Voices”, the South Hero-based vocal quartet of Gina Fearn, Linda Libby, Carl Frenning, and Chuck Hill.
Cerutti-Reid Duo: A chamber concert of piano & viola
Island Arts presents Cerutti-Reid Duo: A chamber concert of piano & viola. Pianist Alison Bruce Cerutti and violist Elizabeth Reid appear in their first performance at the Island Arts Center. On this summer evening chamber concert, you will hear Brahms’ F major Sonata, Canadian-American composer David Jaeger’s Tristan and Isolde Sonata, and the “Long Parting” by Vermont composer Carol Wood.
Island Arts presents The Eclectica String Quartet. This fine Vermont chamber ensemble is dedicated to exploring the boundaries of the string quartet repertoire. The concert will feature music of the Danish String Quartet. This is soulful lyrical music inspired by folk elements, arranged beautifully for classical string quartet. These pieces flow smoothly from one to the other, in a concert of approximately one hour of music, without intermission.
The members of Eclectica String Quartet are Sofia Hirsch, Laura Markowitz, Ana Ruesink, and John Dunlop. https://www.islandarts.org/
Island Arts presents the Green Mountain Brass Band. 25+ brass and percussion musicians who perform at various locations around Vermont are in the Islands for your listening pleasure. The band plays many types of music including marches, show tunes, novelties, classics, and it often features soloists.