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Student Performances will be Featured in Upcoming Recitals
Join us as we spotlight the talent and hard work of our young musicians in a series of recitals.
On Saturday, November 17, student performances will celebrate the first half of the fall semester, with three separate hour-long recital programs that begin at 10am at the BMC.
The Music School is at the heart of all we do, with students of all ages and all levels experiencing the joy of working with a dedicated and gifted faculty.  Family, friends and members of the community are invited to come to one or more of these programs to be moved and inspired, and to cheer our students on! Don’t miss this opportunity to witness the power of music, and how the BMC is changing young lives.

Season Guest Concert Features Grammy Winner Glenn Velez Dec. 9
The Season Guest Concerts continue Sunday, Dec. 9, with Glen Velez Handance, featuring special guests Loire Cotler and Shane Shanahan, and the contemporary acoustic ensemble Dunham Shoe Factory.

Four-time Grammy winner Glen Velez is considered the founding father of the modern frame drum movement and regarded as a legendary figure among musicians and audiences world-wide.

The 4 p.m. concert will be held at the BMC, 72 Blanche Moyse Way. Tickets are $20 general admission, $15 for students.

Velez brought a new genre of drumming to the contemporary music scene by creating his own performance style inspired by years of percussion and frame drumming studies from various cultures. His virtuosic combinations of hand movements, finger techniques, along with his original compositional style, which incorporates stepping, drum language and Central Asian Overtone singing (split-tone singing), has undoubtedly opened new possibilities for musicians around the globe, resulting in a shift in modern percussion.

 


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Funded in part by the Vermont Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts

  • 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 August through October, 2018:
    Ella Aquadro, Diana Bander, Gussie Bartlett, Mara Berkley. Tim Callahan. Brian Cohen. Walter Cramer, Judy Fink, Bruce Frank, Karen Frank, Rob Freeberg, Fiona Goodman, Virginia Goodman, Eva Greene, Bill Gottesman, Lerna Gottesman, Freddie Hart, Lynn Herzog, Gail Kennedy-Haines, Melanie Kent, Meg Lyons, Joe Madison, Sheila Magnuson, Cecil Maxfield, Robert Naess, Antje Ruppert, Alison Schantz, Larry Siegel, Takaka Ueda, Zola von Krusenstiern and Windham Orchestra Members.

The Brattleboro Music Center

72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT  05301

(802) 257-4523

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