Hoch Chamber Music Series 2015-16
The Hoch Chamber Music Series has been offering world-class chamber music in lower Westchester County since 2001. Under the guidance of Artistic Director Lawrence Dutton of The Emerson String Quartet, the Hoch Chamber Music series presents world-renowned performers in an impeccable acoustic space - with accessible ticket prices.
GERSHWIN & FRIENDS
Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 6:30pm
Gershwin & Friends brings together song, chamber and jazz works celebrating the music and influences of American composer, George Gershwin. Tony Nominee, award-winning actress, and singer, Montego Glover, most recently appeared in It Should a Been You on Broadway. Ms. Glover originated the starring role of Felicia Farrell on Broadway in Memphis (Tony Award, Best Musical 2010) for which she received a Tony Award Nomination for Lead Actress in a Musical and won both the Outer Critics Circle Award and Drama Desk Award for her performance. She made her Broadway debut in The Color Purple. Concert work includes the New York Pops, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Lincoln Center Theater, Philadelphia Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony, Indianapolis Symphony, Caramoor Music Festival, the Delacorte Theatre, and the PBS Special from the Smith Center. Glover has served as a member of the Artists’ Committee for the Kennedy Center Honors and is a New York PopsEd Ambassador.Renowned jazz bassist John Patitucci will return for this year’s gala with jazz pianist Edward Simon and perform chamber works with violinist Elizabeth Lim-Dutton.
Sponsorship & Ticket Opportunities:
Ten preferred seating, pre-concert talk, a table for ten at dinner dance with performers and program recognition. Offers scholarship to 8 Conservatory students.
Eight preferred seating, pre-concert talk, table for eight at dinner dance, and program recognition. Funds 2 students for Project Music Achievement, the Conservatory's Music Outreach Program.
Six preferred seating, pre-concert talk, table for six at dinner dance and program. Funds costumes for the tuition-free holiday community musical.
Two preferred seating, pre-concert talk, table for two at dinner dance and program recognition.
Friday, April 1, 2016 at 7:30pm
With an international reputation as one of the most popular brass ensembles today, Canadian Brass has truly earned the distinction of “the world’s most famous brass group” since they became an ensemble in 1970.Masters of concert presentations, Canadian Brass has developed a uniquely engaging stage presence and rapport with audiences from trademark Baroque and Dixieland tunes to new compositions and arrangements created especially for them— from formal classical presentation to music served up with lively dialogue and theatrical effects. With four decades under their belts, Canadian Brass continues to thrill audiences around the world.