TOiVO, a seven piece band playing traditional social dance music of the Finger Lakes and more, will present a Community Dance Party Fundraiser for the Trumansburg Conservatory of Fine Arts (TCFA) on Saturday, November 2 from 7:00-9:00 pm. Suggested donation of $10. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Conservatory.
This fun event will take place in the TCFA auditorium on our newly refinished wooden dance floor, the best in the Finger Lakes. All ages are welcome to enjoy music that is good for dancing and good for listening! Refreshments will be available. Bring a partner or come alone! Wallflowers are welcome, too!
TOiVO will play an eclectic mix of Scandinavian, Tex-Mex, Cajun, honky-tonk, European, South American and many original dance tunes. You’ll enjoy waltzes, tangos, two-steps, polkas, schottisches, foxtrots, cheek-to-cheek, hambos, and huapangos. The players are Richard Koski, button accordion; Jason Koski, mandolin; Stefan Senders, banjo and triangle; Jim Reidy, guitar; Paul Martin, guitar; Harley Campbell, upright bass; and Annie Campbell, snare drum.
Find out more about TOiVO at their web site: http://toivo.honkingduck.com
Join the Trumansburg Conservatory of Fine Arts for our Fall Invitational Gala show opening on Saturday, October 19, 2019 7:00-9:00PM
Featuring works by William Benson, Erin Burley, Jennifer Hannaford, Rob Licht, Fernanda Medina. With music by the Diana Leigh Trio.
Artists process the world around them, expressing their thoughts, feelings and experiences, framing their creativity and art work. Each artist forms a unique visual dialect that reflects their personal version of reality. In this exhibit, we offer these artists’ viewpoints, from many different angles, on life and the undeniable questions of existence. As you consider these artists’ individual perspectives, we ask: What is your frame of reference, both for art and and for life?
“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”
— Wayne Dyer
Saturday, October 5 from 7-9pm
Tickets $15 at the door
Inspired by his contemplation of the consequences of changing global climate patterns, TCFA faculty member William Gregg will perform a suite of 13 futuristic synthesizer/computer/acoustic musical works. In 2013, Sustainable Tompkins honored the composer with the “Signs of Sustainability” award for his creation, and TCFA is pleased to present this encore performance.
Saturday, September 28 from 7-9pm
$10 at the door
With dance calling by Pamela Goddard. Featuring Celtic, Northeast, and Northern European dance tunes, Ithaca’s own contra dance Jane Doe Trio will be performing at the Conservatory. It’s an old fashioned, rip-roaring, toe tapping good time, so come on out and dance!
FREE – Sunday, August 25 from 2-3pm
Jacksonville Community Methodist Church
(1869 Trumansburg Road, Jacksonville, NY 14886)
Friend of the Conservatory Eric Machan Howd presents a summer concert of music for pipe organ and piano hosted by the Jacksonville Community United Methodist Church. The concert will feature the sounds of the sanctuary’s historic pipe organ and piano and as well as a short repertoire based on the theme of summer. The performer has requested voluntary donations be made to the Trumansburg Conservatory of Fine Arts at the event. Refreshments will be served following the concert.
Free Performance Friday, August 16 at 3:30pm
Thanks to the Trumansburg Education Foundation for their generous grant funding our assistants for this week and Up Country Antiques for providing props for the show!
This musical theatre production is an original adaption of the beautiful and prolific storybook legacy of Dr. Seuss. Born Theodor S. Geisel (1904-1991), Dr. Seuss wrote and illustrated forty-four books during his life and he remains the most popular children’s book author in the United States.
Our show was created by Marina Delaney (script) and Samantha Johnson (choreography) specifically for today’s performance, a culmination of our 2019 Musical Theatre Arts Week program at TCFA. The show is a combination of inspirations and rewordings of excerpts and scenes from various Dr. Seuss books. Music is from the 2000 musical, Seussical by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty.
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!