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Brattleboro Camerata Inaugural Concert Set for December 12
The Brattleboro Camerata, a chamber choir specializing in Renaissance-era and Renaissance-inspired music, presents its inaugural concert Sunday, December 12, at the BMC. Update: the concert is sold out for in person attendance – we have a waitlist.  But if you want to be sure not to miss it, you can join us virtually. https://youtu.be/vHbSoBpOnO8

Thanks to Ray Sebold and BCTV for making this possible!

The group, which consists of 17 singers who auditioned earlier this year and have rehearsed for months in anticipation of this concert, will offer a program of 10 seasonal works spanning the years 1400-1600 entitled “The Angels Sang.” The pieces include English carols, German chorales, Latin motets, and Spanish villancicos from familiar names like Palestrina, Josquin, di Lasso, and Victoria, as well as less frequently performed composers like the Spanish Mateo Flecha and Cristóbal de Morales, and the African-Portuguese Vicente Lusitano.

According to Music Director Jonathan Harvey, “The central idea of this program is to showcase the capabilities of this extraordinary group of singers, and to reveal the many ways that Renaissance composers commemorated the winter season, from penitent and somber reflections on mortality to vibrant and percussion-filled dance pieces celebrating life.”

Music School Student Ensembles Concert December 14
The BMC proudly presents its popular Music School Student Ensembles Concert, Tuesday, December 14. The 6:30 p.m. concert showcases our student youth and adult string ensembles.
The program will include a special performance of “Yonder Come Day” by our youth string orchestra with a faculty quartet. In addition, the BMC String Ensemble will be joined by student pianist Lucca Pozzi. There is limited seating; please call ahead to reserve.
Join Us for Our Traditional Holiday Open House
Our traditional community open house, scheduled for this Friday, December 10, has again moved online!  Join us on December 15th and during the weeks following for a celebration of audible, visual, and edible sweets and savories. There will be performances, stories – even recipes to try! Check back here for more details!

We’re making music – join us!
Interested in lessons, or joining an ensemble?  Give us a call!  Our semester begins September 13th, with lessons available on a wide variety of instruments at all levels!  There are both online and in person options – please call if you have questions!  All in person lessons and classes will be following our general safety protocols.

The Brattleboro Music Center is supported 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 recent months:
Becky Andrews, Jay Bailey, Tanya Balsley, Karen Becker, Nancy Bell, Mara Berkley, Lisa Bloch, Crager Boardman, Bob Bonneau, Michael Boylen, Jonas Breen, Laura Bryant-Williams, Deb Bunker, Tim Callahan, Rachel Clemente, Lisa Cox, Walter Cramer, Robin Davis, Corey DiMario, Sandra Feusi, Judy Fink, Elizabeth Fisher, Robin Flatley, Donna Francis, Rob Freeberg, Virginia Goodman, Lerna Gottesman, Bill Gottesman, Gary Graff, Lisa Harris, Freddie Hart, Jennelle Harvey, Shelli Harvey, Cal Heile, Lynn Herzog, Jenny Holan, Kate John, Steven John, Jim Johnson, Alyssa Kerr, Bruce Landenberger, Latchis Theatre, Dot MacDonald, Joe Madison, Sheila Magnuson, Raquel Moreno, Jill Newton, Kristin Outwater, Ellen Peters, Deb Pierotti, Jon Potter, Sabine Rhyne, Antje Ruppert, Alison Schantz, Sarah May Schultz, Ray Sebold, Liz Simmons, Dalit Sivan, Paul Eric Smith, Alan Stockwell, Travis Stout, Maggie Sullivan, Melissa Trainor, Leslie Turpin, Daniel Valerio, Betsy Williams, Pete Wilson, Amanda Witman, Ellery Witman, Avery Witman, David Woodberry, and Yellow Barn

 

The Brattleboro Music Center

72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT  05301

(802) 257-4523

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