2017 Season
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  • Tuesday   August 8, 2017
  • First Presbyterian Church • 3:00 PM
  • SkanFest U: Following Mozart
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  • Wednesday   August 9, 2017
  • First Presbyterian Church • 11:00 AM
  • KidsFest - WindSync: Peter and the Wolf
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  • First Presbyterian Church • 7:30 PM
  • Summer Suite featuring Anderson & Roe Piano Duo
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  • Thursday   August 10, 2017
  • First Presbyterian Church • 8:00 PM
  • Opening Night: Windsync & Daedalus Quartet
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  • Friday   August 11, 2017
  • First Presbyterian Church • 7:00 PM
  • Backstage Pass "Been There- Heard That? Music and Places"
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  • First Presbyterian Church • 8:00 PM
  • Go/Hear - Italy!
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  • Saturday   August 12, 2017
  • Robinson Pavilion at Anyela's Vineyards • 7:30 PM
  • Mozart under the Stars
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  • Tuesday   August 15, 2017
  • First Presbyterian Church • 3:00 PM
  • SkanFest U: Following Mozart
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  • Thursday   August 17, 2017
  • First Presbyterian Church • 8:00 PM
  • The Great Beyond
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  • Friday   August 18, 2017
  • First Presbyterian Church • 7:00 PM
  • Prelude Concert
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  • First Presbyterian Church • 8:00 PM
  • Go/Hear - England!
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  • Saturday   August 19, 2017
  • Robinson Pavilion at Anyela's Vineyards • 7:30 PM
  • A Cabaret Evening with Ute Lemper
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  • Tuesday   August 22, 2017
  • First Presbyterian Church • 3:00 PM
  • SkanFest U: Following Mozart
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  • Bailiwick Market & Cafe • 5:30 PM
  • Musical Happy Hour
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  • Thursday   August 24, 2017
  • First Presbyterian Church • 7:00 PM
  • Backstage Pass "Write It For Me: Composers, Performers & Dedicatees"
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  • First Presbyterian Church • 8:00 PM
  • Dedication
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  • Friday   August 25, 2017
  • First Presbyterian Church • 8:00 PM
  • Go/Hear - Russia!
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  • Saturday   August 26, 2017
  • First Presbyterian Church • 11:00 AM
  • KidsFest with Joey Alexander
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  • Robinson Pavilion at Anyela's Vineyards • 7:30 PM
  • The Joey Alexander Trio
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  • Tuesday   August 29, 2017
  • First Presbyterian Church • 3:00 PM
  • SkanFest U: Following Mozart
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  • Thursday   August 31, 2017
  • First Presbyterian Church • 8:00 PM
  • ECCO & Brandon Ridenour: I Got Rhythm
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  • Friday   September 1, 2017
  • First Presbyterian Church • 8:00 PM
  • Go/Hear - Appalachia!
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  • Saturday   September 2, 2017
  • Robinson Pavilion at Anyela's Vineyards • 7:30 PM
  • Festival Finale with ECCO
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Friday   August 19, 2016 First Presbyterian Church   •   8:00 PM

Is It Jazz?

On the 100th anniversary of the word “jazz,” we consider the question everyone was asking back then: “What IS jazz?” This diverse and diverting program looks at the many ways jazz has crossed paths with traditional concert music, in works ranging from Gershwin to Bernstein to Coltrane to Wynton Marsalis’s String Quartet (At the Octoroon Balls) to Francis Poulenc’s raucous music hall entertainment for nine, Le bal masqué (The Masked Ball).

Program:

Poulenc: Le bal masqué
Gershwin: Three Preludes
Bernstein: Clarinet Sonata
Dalbavie: Axiom
Coltrane: Venus
W. Marsalis: At the Octoroon Balls
Schoenfield: Café Music

    




Concert Sponsors:

David Graham, the Jean Graham Trust, and Fred & Ginny Marty