Jul 04, 2014 — Imagine. Following the late picnic dinner with family on the green, and before the fireworks display, the bandshell next to the memorial fills with brassmen from all around. Tunes both popular and patriotic carry all the way to the courthouse on the cooling summer air.
This imaginary concert was compiled from Edison wax cylinder recordings brought to the NCPR studio by Rebecca Hopfinger of Clayton, along with a hand-painted gramophone on which to play them. Go to full article
Jul 03, 2014 — The Norwood Village Green Concert series continues this Sunday evening with the All Star Big Band under the direction of Wally Siebel. Next Wednesday, the Susquehanna String Band will be on stage in the bandshell.
Barb Heller talks with series director Joe Liotta about the performances and how these two groups are collaborating with the Crane Youth Music summer program at SUNY Potsdam. Go to full article
Potsdam, NY, Jul 03, 2014 — The annual summer pops concert by the Orchestra of Northern New York will also honor North Country veterans tonight (Thursday) in Hosmer Hall at SUNY Potsdam.
The performance, which begins at 7 pm, will be led by Music Director Ken Andrews and will include a special tribute to the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy. An annual tradition during the concert is a musical tribute to veterans of the air force, army, coast guard, marines and navy.
89-year-old Charles Alexander, of Canton, will be in the Hosmer audience tonight. He was a navy seaman aboard one of the transport ships that ferried Allied troops across the English Channel, and brought the wounded back to England. He shared some of his memories with Todd Moe. Go to full article
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Jun 26, 2014 — The Norwood Village Green Concert Series continues tonight with the Potsdam-based Northern Symphonic Winds and continues Sunday evening with Irish-American singer Cathie... Go to full article