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Lake George Music Festival 2014

Lake George Music Festival

Lake George Music Festival

The Lake George Music Festival is the Village of Lake George's first and only "classical music festival". Each August, our tight knit community of internationally acclaimed artists and rising young stars presents a full week of open rehearsals, live concerts, and interactive workshops to the seasonal and year round residents of Lake George. Lake George CLassical Music

Events are held is historic Lake George settings such as churches, outdoor parks, museums, hotels, art galleries, and schools - all are open to the public, free of charge (general admission seating and casual attire), have free parking, and are handicapped-accessible.

Our 2014 season will feature musicians from many professional institutions including the symphonies of Atlanta, Kansas City, St. Louis, New World, Richmond, Dallas, Detroit, the Pittsburgh Opera, Astral Artists, and the Ying Quartet and student musicians from many esteemed conservatories including the Curtis Institute of Music, Eastman School of Music, and the Juilliard School.

2014 Season Schedule:Lake George Music

Thursday, August 14, 7pm
St. James Episcopal Church
172 Ottawa Street

Friday, August 15, 7pm
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
51 Mohican Street

Saturday, August 16, 7:30pm
Marcella Sembrich Opera Museum
4800 Lake Shore Drive, Bolton Landing

Sunday, August 17, 1pm
Tannery Pond Community Center
228 Main Street, North Creek

Monday, August 18, 4-7pm
“Children’s Concert + Family Fun Day”
Introduce your child to classical music in a family friendly and fun setting. Enjoy live music, learning about instruments, various exhibits, and more! Shepard Park Amphitheater, Canada Street (rain location: Lake George High School)

Tuesday, August 19, 7pm
St. James Episcopal Church
172 Ottawa Street

Wednesday, August 20, 7pm
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
51 Mohican Street

Thursday, August 21, 7:30pm
“Festival Symphony Orchestra” Shepard Park Amphitheater
Canada Street (rain location: Lake George High School)

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PRE-PERFORMANCE WORKSHOPS There will be a pre-performance talk presented before each evening concert from 6-6:30PM (locations noted above) given by a variety of internationally acclaimed musicians. Details are available on the festival website or by calling 518.791.5089.

OPEN REHEARSAL SCHEDULE All music festival rehearsals are open to the public as well. Venues include the Wiawaka Holiday House, The Sembrich Opera Museum, the Lake George Library, Courthouse Art Gallery, Courthouse Museum, Shepard Park, and all three Lake George churches. Details are available on the festival website or by calling (518) 791-5089.

ART ATTACKS! Be on the lookout for our revolutionary public outreach series called "ART ATTACKS!” Performing impromptu shows in unconventional venues such as restaurants, shops, and night clubs, our musicians will literally 'take to the streets,' and bring classical music to the everyday lives of Lake George community members and visitors. Lead by former Detroit Symphony Orchestra bassist Rick Robinson (Mr. CutTime), we're on a mission to take classical music OFF the pedestal of the concert hall, to refresh and share this powerful inspiration with curious music lovers and colleagues. It's time to cut loose with classical!

Contact information: For more information please visit lakegeorgemusicfestival.com, email info@lakegeorgemusicfestival.com or call (518) 791-5089.

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