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Eliza Moore.  Photo:
Eliza Moore. Photo:

New music: Eliza Moore's "Everything to Me"

Montreal-based singer-songwriter Eliza Moore has a new album and she'll give a concert in Canton on Saturday night. Her musical journey has taken her from Vermont to Indiana, Boston, the Thousand Islands and across Europe. Todd Moe talks with Eliza about her new EP, Everything to Me, and the classically-trained violinist's personal journey.

Eliza Moore will hold an EP-release gathering for Everything to Me at the Parkview above the Blackbird Cafe in Canton Saturday beginning at 7 pm. She will perform with members of Althea Jean, and DJ Tapatio (aka David Sommerstein) will provide the dance tracks.  Go to full article
Violinist Ingrid Matthews and harpsichordist Byron Schenkman.
Violinist Ingrid Matthews and harpsichordist Byron Schenkman.

In Concert: Seattle Baroque Soloists in Canton

Five members of the Seattle Baroque Orchestra will share their passion for early music at a concert tonight (8 pm) in the Peterson-Kermani Performance Hall at St. Lawrence University.

Two of the founders of the chamber group, Seattle Baroque Soloists, gave us a sample of their music this morning during the 8 o'clock Hour. Todd Moe welcomed violinist Ingrid Matthews and harpsichordist Byron Schenkman during a live broadcast earlier today.  Go to full article

Preview: Sarah Chang in Glens Falls

Internationally renowned violinist Sarah Chang performs the Barber Concerto with the Glens Falls Symphony on Sunday. Sarah Chang is one of the world's most remarkable prodigies. She made her debut with the New York Philharmonic when she was eight years old. Chang told Todd Moe that the Barber Concerto has one of those "stay in your head" melodies, and she's delighted to be returning to Glens Falls this weekend.  Go to full article
Jane Jacobs and Ellen Butz
Jane Jacobs and Ellen Butz

StoryCorps: a violinist in the family

Each Friday this summer we've been introducing you to a different pair of participants from StoryCorps' visit to the North Country. The StoryCorps mobile booth was in Saranac Lake and Glens Falls earlier this summer, and it was in Glens Falls that Ellen Butz interviewed her friend, Jane Jacobs. Jane's father was a professional violinist and she recalled how he got started playing, and the joy of watching her dad perform.  Go to full article
Benjamin Hull
Benjamin Hull

Teen violinist takes center stage

The Orchestra of Northern New York welcomes a young violinist on stage for its "Symphonic Discovery" concerts in Potsdam and Watertown next weekend. 16-year-old Benjamin Hull won this year's annual Young Artist Instrumental Competition. He'll be the violin soloist in the orchestra's performance of the first movement of Bruch's "Violin Concerto in G Minor." Todd Moe has this profile.  Go to full article

Fiddle Star Mark O'Connor in Concert Saturday Night in Potsdam

Todd Moe chats with violin and fiddle superstar Mark O'Connor for a preview of his solo recital Saturday night at Hosmer Concert Hall at the Crane School of Music.  Go to full article

People: John Huwiler?this summer with the Lake Placid Sinfonietta

Todd Moe talks with Lake Placid Sinfonietta violinist John Huwiler about the ensemble's history and upcoming summer concert series.  Go to full article

Interview: Mimi Rabson returns to North Country for Norwood Village Green Concert

A conversation with violinist and composer Mimi Rabson. She returns to the North Country tonight for a concert in Norwood with her sister, Ann Rabson. Since graduating from Potsdam High School in the late '70s, Mimi Rabson's musical career has taken her around the world. Todd Moe.  Go to full article
Violinist Soovin Kim with elementary school students in Plattsburgh.
Violinist Soovin Kim with elementary school students in Plattsburgh.

Musical Homecoming for Plattsburgh's Soovin Kim

This weekend music lovers in the Plattsburgh area have an opportunity to hear a world-class string quartet. The ensemble has spent the past week giving workshops at schools around the region, and celebrating the homecoming of one of its voilinists, Soovin Kim. Joel Hurd tells us more.  Go to full article

Meet the Masters: Alice Clemens, Fiddler & Music Historian, Osceola

Alice Clemens of Osceola started fiddling at the age of seven, learning dance tunes from her uncle, Art Colvin. For most of her life, she has played for parties and country dances near home and has collected hundreds of nearly-forgotten tunes from old-time musicians. Alice co-founded the North American Fiddlers Hall of Fame, which maintains an extensive archive and sponsors fiddling events each year.  Go to full article

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