Camp Adagio

Young musicians ages 7-18 are invited to join with other serious musicians to explore the world of chamber music. Camp Adagio will be held at the Middlebury Community Music Center from August 18-22. Teaching Staff will include pianist Sadie Brightman, composer Jorge Martin, jazz guitarist and composer Justin Perdue, and violinist Emily Sunderman. Mixed-instrument and mixed-aged groups of

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Brahms for Lunch Concert! June 12, 2014 at 12:15

  On June 12th Saint Stephen’s Church in Middlebury, Vermont will host a  Thursday noonday concert. Middlebury Community Music Center faculty members and Saint Stephen’s Church parishioners Emily Sunderman (violin) and Cynthia Huard (piano) will perform Brahms’ Sonata in d minor. This is a major work, dramatic and powerful. Organist George Matthews will play two short bright and cheerful works:  The

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Duets at Lessons

As a teenager, there were weeks when practice time was minimal due to swim team practice and meets, time required to nurture friendships, boy crises, papers to procrastinate and write, and orchestra rehearsals.  I would often arrive at lessons with pretty much the same Mendelssohn concerto as the prior week. My teacher, Nickoli Sikorsky would ask, so how was

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