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Earth Is Art Show Opening
Thurs July 18 from 7-8:30pm
$10 at the door

 

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Ned Carlson’s Land Art explores the natural fit between found natural materials and the surrounding landscape. The work is exceedingly site specific and often fleetingly ephemeral, emphasizing the transcendent beauty in hidden corners, small moments and secret symmetries, expressing resilience despite its impermanence. His installations highlights these hidden patterns and forms in the natural world around us, making the seemingly mundane extraordinary.

 

The Brazilian Project
July 28, 2-4pm

Brazilian Project

A stunning and innovative take on the traditional music of Brazil!
$12 advance tickets available HERE , $15 at the door.

Choro originated in Rio de Janiero in the 1870s, a result of local musicians combining their virtuosity of African rhythms with their European influence, evidenced by the traditional instruments most often associated with choro, as well as the genres they were well-versed in at the time. The Brazilian Project draws inspiration from several of the choro masters, but it was Jacob do Bandolim, a noted perfectionist and virtuosic mandolin player, who wanted to do away with the “lazy and disheveled musician” stereotype by requiring those who played with him be well-dressed and well-rehearsed. The Brazilian Project aims to continue the Bandolim choro tradition with less-traditional instruments, with Evan Courtin on violin, Michael McNeill on piano, Brett Copeland on tuba and John Bacon on drums and percussion.

The Fire Scottish Band
August 3, 8-10pm

The Fire 2019

8-10pm, Advance tickets $17 available HERE, $20 at the door

The Fire is a high energy pure-drop Scottish music band, with world class fiddling in combination with bagpipes, guitar, bodhran, whistle, and bouzouki. The group includes, International Scottish Fiddle Champion Rebecca Lomnicky, multi-instrumentalist David Brewer of the popular Celtic band Molly’s Revenge, and Adam Hendey on guitar and bouzouki. The Fire Scottish Band serves a tremendously dynamic, entertaining, and head-snapping live show of reels, jigs, strathspeys and all more! This is a rousing summer concert not to be missed!

Past Events

Daniel Kahn and the Painted Bird with Two-Shekel Swing
Wednesday, May 29,  8-10pm

Advance tickets $17 / $20 at the door
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See Daniel Kahn perform HERE

The Trumansburg Conservatory of Fine Arts is proud to announce an all klezmer show on Wednesday, May 29th from 8-10pm featuring Daniel Kahn and the Painted Bird. Daniel Kahn concocts furious, tender, electrifying and revolutionary Alienation Klezmer. Opening act Two-Shekel Swing and their unique blend of Swing and shtetl nostalgia will have you clapping, stomping and singing along to some of your old favorites, reimagined with spirit, flair and a little schtick.

Preston Reed
Saturday, April 20, 8-10 pm

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qnQvzsmlwlg

One of the most influential guitarists in the world, Preston Reed has been captivating audiences globally for almost three decades with the two-handed integrated percussive style he began developing in the 1980’s.

Preston’s music combines chord-based grooves, soaring melodic runs and polyrhythmic percussion, fulfilling the orchestral potential of the guitar body. The power and depth of Preston’s timeless, imagery-evoking compositions are as unique as his execution. Blues, rock, metal, funk, jazz and classical styles are distilled into a breath-taking visual and sonic experience – a border-hopping musical language that tells stories without words.

As millions of YouTube viewers have discovered, Reed’s recordings and live performances continue to define the sound of the pioneering compositional guitar genre he invented over a quarter century ago.

“… widely thought of as the world’s most gifted guitarist” Total Guitar

Frank Vignola’s Hot Jazz Guitar Trio, Saturday, February 9 from 8-10
Tickets $17 in advance HERE, $20 at the door

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Frank Vignola’s Hot Jazz Guitar Trio featuring Vinny Raniolo and Gary Mazzaroppi are some of the most extraordinary guitarists performing before the public today.  Hear a wide repertoire of unique fresh arrangements as this astounding trio covers works from Beethoven, Bach to Paul Simon and Frank Zappa as only they can!

 

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Check out our youth programs and adult classes!


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Trumansburg, NY 14886

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