Members Reunite for Moyse 100th
The orchestra of the New England Bach Festival was carefully chosen by Blanche Moyse for their dedication to joyful excellence and contained some of the most brilliant players from across the country. Seventeen members of that orchestra reunite to celebrate the 100th birthday of Mme. Moyse on Sunday, March 7 at 3 p.m. at the Latchis Theatre in downtown Brattleboro.
Tickets ($30, $20, $10) can be purchased by calling the Brattleboro Music Center at 802-257-4523 or by visiting www.bmcvt.org. A reception will follow immediately after the concert at Windham Wines (adjacent to Latchis Theatre). After-Party tickets are $45 for all-inclusive hors d'oeuvre and beverages. Reservations encouraged.
World & Fiddle Music at Hooker-Dunham
Twilight Music presents an evening of original folk, Indie world rock and old-time fiddle tunes with Vermont trio, Wooden Dinosaur (Katie Trautz, Michael and Frank Roberts), and Montreal\New York duo, Hudost (Moksha Sommer, Jemal Wade Hines), at Hooker-Dunham Theater & Gallery on Friday, March 5 at 8 p.m.
The theater is located at 139 Main Street in downtown Brattleboro. Tickets are $12. For ticket reservations and information, call 254-9276. For more information, visit www.myspace.com/woodendinosaur, www.hudost.com, www.twilightmusic.org and www.hookerdunham.org.
VSO Spring Concert in Rutland
The Vermont Symphony Orchestra welcomes Spring this season with "Simple Gifts," an exciting 75th anniversary concert in Rutland, featuring world renowned violinist and VSO Music Director, Jaime Laredo and cellist Sharon Robinson with conductor, Sarah Hicks, on the podium. The concert, the third in the Sunday Matinee Series, will be held Sunday, March 21, at 4 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre with a program of works by Mozart, Richard Danielpour, De Falla, Delius and Aaron Copland's beloved Suite from Appalachian Spring.
A free pre-concert discussion, "Musically Speaking," moderated by Jim Lowe will be held at 3 p.m., free for members of the audience.
Single tickets range from $9 for students to $29, available in person and online from the Paramount Theatre Box Office at 775-0903, or www.ParamountTickets.org.
SVAC Seeks Middle & High School Artists
The Southern Vermont Arts Center in Manchester is seeking entries for "Vermont Artists, Past and Future", a statewide art contest for middle and high school students in Vermont. Over $5,000 in scholarship grants will be awarded to first through third place winners in painting, sculpture and photography.
An exhibition of work by the 100 finalists will be on view with outstanding examples from the Arts Center's permanent collection in the Wilson Museum at the Arts Center from May 22 - June 23. Finalists will be notified by May 7.
Framed two-dimensional art will be a maximum of 30"x30" x 4"; unframed two dimensional arts will be a maximum of 26" x 26" x 4".
Electronic entries will be accepted through April 9 at 5 p.m. There is no fee to enter. An electronic submission form and additional information is available at www.svac.org/student_art.html or by telephoning 362-1405.
Submit Art for Juried Show at Stone Church
Stone Church Arts announces the first Paintings Juried Invitational Show in the Chapel Gallery at Immanuel Episcopal Church on Church Street in Bellows Falls. The deadline is March 12 with a show from March 19 to April 30.
Submit work in person along with description(s) of the work, a brief biography and a fee of $10 per piece. Up to 25 pieces will be chosen for the show. Juried "Best in Show" receives a $100 gift certificate and "Runner Ups" receive $25 gift certificates to Zephyr Designs in Brattleboro. For more information call 463-3100 or visit www.immanuelepiscopal.org
VAULT Seeks Artists & Crafters
VAULT (Visual Art Using Local Talent) is pleased to announce the first exhibit of the 2010 Open Wall season. The Open Wall supports VAULT's mission to encourage community arts by inviting all artists and crafters in the Springfield area to display and sell their work in a non-juried setting. "The value of the Open Wall in the over all mission of the VAULT is significant." said Diane Whittier, coordinator of the program. "We also believe it's a program unique among galleries."
Drop off times at the gallery will be Thursday March 4 from 5-7 p.m. and Friday March 5 from 11am to 1pm.
All works must be framed, ready to hang or otherwise display.
This first exhibit, with the suggested theme of "Land's End", begins on Friday March 12 and will end on Thursday May 6. Stop by the VAULT at 68 Main Street Springfield. For more information, please call the gallery at 885-7111 or visit our website at www.galleryvault.org.