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MUSIC TOGETHER

February 22 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until March 8, 2019

There's still some spots left for the Mixed-Age 11:15 AM–12 PM slot! Classes run each Friday thru March 8th with snow dates scheduled for March 15 7 March 22 if needed. Mixed-Age (0-4) A fun & engaging 45-minute class for children infant through age 4 and their parents or caregivers. Plan to be silly while we build fundamental tonal and rhythmic skills by singing many age-appropriate songs especially arranged for a young child's voice. Class involves movement, singing, dancing and…

DYLAN DOYLE BAND–Blues Guitar Virtuoso

February 23 @ 8:00 pm

https://youtu.be/adVvC7eOxwI Dylan Doyle is bringing his guitar prowess to Unison with New Paltz singer-songwriter Kyle Miller opening up the night. Southern born, Northern raised, Dylan Doyle has been steeped in the rich musical region of the Hudson Valley.   From this comes a unique musical interpretation that lies somewhere within the delta of Americana, Rock, and Rythym and Blues.  With distinct musical stylings characterized as  the “Woodstock Sound,” Dylan has played with such influential artist as Bill Payne (Little Feat), John…

SUNDAY SWING DANCE–Bernstein Bard Quartet

February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Since many will be attending the Flurry the weekend we would normally host our 3rd Fridays Swing Dance, we decided to change it up this month! Join us for a special Sunday winter edition swing dance lessons led by Emily Vanston & a swing dance party with live music by The Bernstein Bard Quartet. As if this couldn't get any more fun, there will also be a performance by the Sun Hoppers! Intermediate/Advanced swing lessons from 1PM – 2PM (Fee…

MUSIC TOGETHER

March 1 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until March 8, 2019

There's still some spots left for the Mixed-Age 11:15 AM–12 PM slot! Classes run each Friday thru March 8th with snow dates scheduled for March 15 7 March 22 if needed. Mixed-Age (0-4) A fun & engaging 45-minute class for children infant through age 4 and their parents or caregivers. Plan to be silly while we build fundamental tonal and rhythmic skills by singing many age-appropriate songs especially arranged for a young child's voice. Class involves movement, singing, dancing and…

DATURA ROAD-Blended Music of the East & West

March 1 @ 8:00 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vh-4zsPsYDg Datura Road is a world music ensemble that is combining the sounds of East and West with the energy of the Hudson Valley and greater New York area. Datura Road was created when guitarist, oudist, vocalist, and pennywhistle player, Matt Nobile invited guitarist/mandolinist, and former teacher Raphael Garritano, to work through some songs. Percussionist David Budd was recruited shortly thereafter, and bassist Peter Nobile was pulled in by his son Matt who then became the fourth member. Influenced by…

JEDI ACADEMY with David Engel

March 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn the way of the Jedi with Panniken Moonjumper, a true Master of Intergalactic fun and Adventure. Your little Jedi Warriors, Princesses and Darth Vaders will feel empowered to discover the great Force within their hearts. Family audiences will be wowed by comic antics, exciting physical challenges, magical mayhem, light saber lessons and a visit from our space hero's furry alien sidekick. Come in costume and join the fun!

16TH ANNUAL LIFE DRAWING EXHIBIT: Opening Reception

March 3 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us for a wine and cheese reception to celebrate the opening of the 16th Annual Life Drawing Exhibit by talented artists from our ongoing weekly Life Drawing Sessions.

MUSIC TOGETHER

March 8 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until March 8, 2019

There's still some spots left for the Mixed-Age 11:15 AM–12 PM slot! Classes run each Friday thru March 8th with snow dates scheduled for March 15 7 March 22 if needed. Mixed-Age (0-4) A fun & engaging 45-minute class for children infant through age 4 and their parents or caregivers. Plan to be silly while we build fundamental tonal and rhythmic skills by singing many age-appropriate songs especially arranged for a young child's voice. Class involves movement, singing, dancing and…

HUDSON VALLEY STRING QUARTET

March 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Bad Boys of the Quartet: Ravel & Beethoven A program performed by the Hudson Valley String Quartet When one things about musicians rebelling against tradition, classical music doesn't instantly come to mind. Beethoven and Ravel composed the most avant garde music of their time and it wasn't always comfortable for their audience or their critics. The Hudson Valley String Quartet will explore both the "badness" and the greatness of Ludwig von Beethoven's quirky and beautiful Opus 59, 33 quartet,…

A GOOD BOAT with David Gonzalez

March 9 @ 8:00 pm

A suite of music inspired by the ancient Tibetan text THE 37 PRACTICES OF A BOHISATTVA featuring bansuri master Steve Gorn, virtuoso drummer Harvey Sorgen, and guitar, compositions and recitations by David Gonzalez.

SPIRIT BROTHERS – Sunday Enchantment

March 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until January 12, 2020

The Spirit Brothers have returned to Unison to share their spirited singing, poetry, and music from many of the world’s sacred traditions … every second Sunday of the month! Please join Joseph Jastrab (guitar), Ned Leavitt (harmonium), Robert Bard (bass), and Ev Mann (percussion) for an uplifting morning of community chanting as they offer devotional grooves that are at times ecstatic, and at times entrancing and meditative. Chants are sourced from many traditions including Hindu Kirtan, Sufi, African, Native American, Hebraic, and…

CLASSICAL GUITAR SERIES–Hiroya Tsukamoto

March 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

https://youtu.be/qMSBwdOGp20 http://www.hiroyatsukamoto.com/

3RD FRIDAYS SWING DANCE–La Familia Swinging Blues Band

March 15 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us for a night of swing dance lessons led by Emily Vanston & a swing dance party with live music by La Familia Swinging Blues Band Intermediate/Advanced swing lessons from 6:30PM – 7:30PM (Fee $10) *Must be comfortable with the 8-count swing out Free Intro/beginner lesson for new dancers from 7:30PM – 8PM Swing Dance Party 8PM-10PM $15 Non-Member $12 Students & Members Pay at the door

YASMIN WILLIAMS

March 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPfG2oD5bfs&feature=youtu.be Yasmin Williams is an acoustic fingerstyle guitarist with an unorthodox, modern style of playing. Her music has been commonly described as refreshing, relaxing, and unique and has been called some of the most imaginative guitar music out today. She utilizes various techniques including alternate tunings, percussive hits, and lap tapping in her music to great effect. She has won various local talent shows, was a finalist in the Rolling Stones Young Gun guitar competition, was the Grand prize winner…

ANDES MANTA–Music of the Andean Mountains

March 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lDq8ZvqB3lQ&feature=youtu.be Andes Manta performs the traditional music of the Andean mountains of South America, rooted in the cultural heritage of the Incas and their ancestors. The dynamic and mystical songs that they play are filled with the exquisite sounds of an ancient, yet still vital, civilization. This music continues to be widely performed in the modern Andean nations of Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Venezuela and Argentina. The four musicians who comprise Andes Manta began playing at an early age…

THE ART OF MURDER–Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

March 23 @ 6:30 pm

Murder Cafe is back at Unison! Join us for another installment of Murder Cafe's popular murder mystery dinner theater. Ticket include dinner, a show, and a chance to solve a mystery! Dinner provided by Bridge Creek Catering. Purchase tickets soon before they sell out! Doors open at 6:30pm, Dinner and Show begin at 7:00pm. "The Art of Murder" It's the Swinging Sixties and Simon Templar, an adventurer and thief known as "The Saint", has been invited to Countess Kristina's Charity Ball.…

BROOKS WILLIAMS–Bluer Than Blues

March 29 @ 8:00 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zOOjh-ayEHA If country blues and Americana had a love-child it would be Brooks Williams. A mean finger-picker, a stunning slide guitarist and a singer with a voice, according to AmericanaUK, “that you just melt into.” fRoots says, “he really rocks!” Ranked in the Top 100 Acoustic Guitarists, with twenty-eight albums to his name and a vigorous touring schedule in the US, the UK and Europe, Brooks Williams is one of acoustic roots music’s guiding lights.

AN EVENING WITH THE NIELDS–Modern Folk

March 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

https://youtu.be/ubWQHdHTLRI "On first listen, some might glibly categorize this acoustic folk trio-turned-modern rock quintet as Alanis fronts the Indigo Girls. But listen to twice and you’ll start to catch the twists in the tales, the quirks and ironies that make every song a short story. And then you’ll be hooked." -SPIN Magazine

DIRK QUINN BAND–Funk / Jazz

April 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

https://www.facebook.com/DirkQuinnBand/videos/10154688192146650/ Dirk Quinn is the guitarist for a high energy funk/jazz band based out of Philadelphia that travels extensively throughout the US and Canada.  Utilizing over a decade of steady performing, Quinn has developed a unique and progressive style - one that appeals to a wide variety of music listeners with fans ranging from the jam band hippies to the jazz snobs. Initially attracted to the guitar as a teenager after being introduced to classic rock giants such as Led…

LORI WILNER: Songs and Stories from a Life on Broadway

April 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5OL9CmM-heI&feature=youtu.be Join Broadway actress and chanteuse Lori Wilner for an evening of songs and stories from her rich and successful Broadway career. Backed by a stellar trio of musicians, Lori will bring you on a musical journey, culling from her rich experiences with other Broadway artists, including Harry Connick Jr, Harvey Fierstein, Julie Harris and Richard Dreyfuss. Lori has starred on Broadway in The Diary of Anne Frank, Fiddler on the Roof (the last 2 B’wy revivals), A Catered Affair,…

AN EVENING WITH DAR WILLIAMS

April 12 @ 8:00 pm

IMPORTANT TICKET INFO: • Be sure to print and present your tickets if you purchase tickets online. • We have a limited number of member priced and student priced tickets; first come first serve. • Online ticket sales will end 2 hours before the show. If the show does not sell out, you will be able to purchase tickets at the door the night of the show. ABOUT DAR WILLIAMS: Dar Williams has been called "one of America's very best…

SPIRIT BROTHERS – Sunday Enchantment

April 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until January 12, 2020

The Spirit Brothers have returned to Unison to share their spirited singing, poetry, and music from many of the world’s sacred traditions … every second Sunday of the month! Please join Joseph Jastrab (guitar), Ned Leavitt (harmonium), Robert Bard (bass), and Ev Mann (percussion) for an uplifting morning of community chanting as they offer devotional grooves that are at times ecstatic, and at times entrancing and meditative. Chants are sourced from many traditions including Hindu Kirtan, Sufi, African, Native American, Hebraic, and…

CLASSICAL GUITAR SERIES–Nadav Lev

April 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

https://youtu.be/bnaqEDMOZZk   http://www.nadavlev.com/

BLOOM & THE B2’S–Women’s Voice Ensembles

April 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_M5B_rk1gA Bloom (34 voices) and The B2’s (10 voices) are Women’s Community Voice Ensembles founded and directed by Musician, Composer and Teaching Artist Debbie Lan. In their 12th year, these two ensembles enjoy singing a large variety of eclectic music. With original arrangements by Debbie, Bloom and the B2’s repertoire include songs by Sweet Honey in the Rock, Matisyahu, Elton John, Sting, The Boswell Sisters, Pat Humphries, Johnny Clegg, Milck and original songs, amongst others. Past performances include The Rosendale…

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