Last week was a great fun. Our friends Owen, Meena, and Claire were here and we lived together for a week making music almost non-stop punctuated by meals, sleeping, conversation, sauna, and snowshoeing. I can't imagine a better combination of activities. On Tuesday, we lead a "Very Open Rehearsal" giving some Northfielders a chance to get in on the early stages of a rehearsal. On Thursday we gave two interactive performances for Northfield elementary and middle schools, sponsored by the Paine Mountain Arts Council. Click here to see video clips from the Interactive Performance.
All three concerts over the weekend had a fantastic turnout and went really well. Friday was at the Green Mountain Girls' farm (preceded by a spectacular soup supper). Saturday afternoon we enjoyed trying out another new venue for classical music - a movie theater - The Savoy in Montpelier. We welcomed many families and had a full house. We enjoyed some popcorn during intermission and after the concert we stuck around and watched a movie! Sunday afternoon we were blessed to perform in the beautiful Warren United Church, a fantastic ending to our week.
Personally, I would just like to say what a joy it was making music with Owen, Meena, Claire, and Mary - such fine musicians - and SUCH DEDICATED artists.
With fond memories,
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Evan Premo and Mary Bonhag, artistic directors