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What’s New at the BMC?

Faculty Music Concert Features Pianist Chonghyo Shin
The BMC presents a Faculty Recital featuring Mrs. Chonghyo Shin on the piano Sunday, March 25.
The concert, scheduled for 3pm at the BMC, is a fundraiser for the Center’s Capital Campaign, which continues to attract support to fully equip and furnish the BMC Education Center and the Auditorium, refurbish the BMC’s many pianos and instruments, and fund two special endowments to ensure future maintenance of the BMC’s new home. The afternoon program will include works by Mozart, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Chopin and Debussy.

Join us for “A Taste of the BMC”
We’re looking forward to our annual “Taste of the BMC” Saturday, April 7, which helps support our education programs, provide scholarships to students and continue to present outstanding performances by local and world renowned musicians. The event is set for 11am to 1pm at the Brattleboro Country Club, and will include music, merriment, and a fabulous feast, as well as a silent auction featuring artwork, local products and service
The cost is $40 per person. Deadline for reservations: March 30. Reserve your tickets today by calling 802-257-4523 or reserve online at bmcvt.org.

Windham Orchestra Spotlights the Genius of Beethoven and Brahms April 8
The Windham Orchestra presents the works of two musical geniuses in a special concert Sunday, April 8. Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 15 by Brahms and Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony — are on the program at the 3 pm concert at the Latchis Theatre, Main Street, Brattleboro.
Brahms’ work opens the concert, with Windham Orchestra Musical Director Hugh Keelan at the piano, and Jessie Pierpont as guest conductor. Keelan describes the Piano Concerto as a work conjuring up “a single man staring down the universe, a solo protagonist, incredibly sure of himself.” The second piece performed, Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony (Symphony No. 6), is as gentle as Brahms’ work is powerful, and will take the audience on what Keelan calls “an emotional journey, to a profound, pastoral calm.” He adds, “It is an absolutely extraordinary work, not like anything else Beethoven created.”

Blanche Moyse Chorale presents “Reflections on the Passage of Time”
The Blanche Moyse Chorale performs eclectic programs of a cappella and accompanied choral works, under the title “Reflections on the Passage of Time.” Two concerts are scheduled Friday, April 13, at 7:30 p.m. at the Stone Church Center in Bellows Falls, and Sunday, April 15, at 4 p.m. at Centre Congregational Church, in Brattleboro.
Tickets to both concerts may be obtained from the Brattleboro Music Center at 802-257-4523, online at bmcvt.org, from any Chorale member, or at the door.  General ticket prices are $18 in advance, $20 at the door, and $5 for students (college included).

Windham Orchestra Announces 32nd Annual Concerto Competition
The Windham Orchestra announces its 32nd Annual Concerto Competition, open to serious instrumental and vocal music students in grades 9 through 12. Eligible students must live or attend schools in the Vermont counties of Windsor, Windham, and Bennington; New Hampshire counties of Cheshire, Sullivan and Grafton; or Massachusetts counties of Bershire, Franklin and Hampshire. (Shown here is last year’s winner, Jayna Leach of Keene, NH.)
The winner will receive $200 and perform with the Windham Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Hugh Keelan. Click here for more information and an enrollment form.


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  • BMC Bravo SocietyThe Brattleboro Music Center relies on volunteers in the community who give generously of their time. We are pleased to honor the following for their help in the month of January 2018:
    Jay Bailey, Augusta Bartlett, Nancy Bell, Tim Callahan, Terry Carter, Walter Cramer, Arthur Davis, Robin Davis, Mary Lauren Fraser, Virginia Goodman, Lynn Herzog, Melanie Kent, Dot MacDonald, Michelle Menegaz, Raquel Moreno, Antje Ruppert, Ray Sebold, Liz Simmons, Sparrow Stevens, Alan Stockwell, Ashley Storrow, Daniel Torrey, Corey Walters, Michael Weitzner, Amanda Witman, Avery Witman, Ellery Witman, and Daniel Woodbury

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