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September 2018

Marlboro Town Library Benefit Concert: Jonathan Biss

September 16, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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Special benefit concert to support the Marlboro Town Library by pianist Jonathan Biss. Tickets: $50 preferred, $30 general admission

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In Stile Moderno Returns to the BMC Sept. 21

September 21, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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In Stile Moderno returns to Brattleboro with their new program, Curious and Modern Inventions: Novelties, Oddities, and the Birth of the Baroque, at the BMC. Following up on their acclaimed performance in January, this group of young early music specialists will showcase their energetic and modern take on seventeenth-century music. The concert will be the first of three in the ensemble’s 2018–2019 season, with further performances in February and May 2019 in Brattleboro and Cambridge, MA. Boston-based ensemble In Stile…

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Juno Orchestra: Two Bachs Plus

September 29, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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  The popular orchestra is now in residence at the BMC and returns to the stage with oboist Jennifer Slowik. A second performance is set for Sunday, Sept. 30, at 3pm.

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Juno Orchestra: Two Bachs Plus

September 30, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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The popular orchestra is now in residence at the BMC and returns to the stage with oboist Jennifer Slowik. A first performance is set for Friday, Sept. 29 at 7:30pm.

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November 2018

Concert Explores the Music and History of the Mandolin

November 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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A concert spotlighting the music and magic of “The American Mandolin” will feature Flynn Cohen and August Watters, who recently played Carnegie Hall. The duo will demonstrate the breadth of mandolin music by performing selections covering 400 years of plucked string compositions and ranging from Classical, folk, and popular styles. The Emmy-winning Watters will also deliver a presentation on the American mandolin tradition, tracing its roots from Italy in the 19th century through Jazz, Bluegrass, and beyond. There will be…

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February 2019

Juno Orchestra: Senza Zefiri

February 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Latchis Theatre, 50 Main Street
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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Juno Orchestra Offers a Special Performance Feb. 10 Don't miss a special performance by the Juno Orchestra Sunday, Feb. 10, at 3 p.m. at the Latchis Theatre, Main Street. Juno Orchestra: Senza Zefiri will feature an expanded number of players, and an arresting string quartet for orchestra with works by Heinrich Ignaz, Franz Biber,  Philip Glass, and Antonin Dvořák. Now in residence at the BMC, the Juno Orchestra is Vermont’s newest professional chamber orchestra, engaging musicians from the tri-state area surrounding Brattleboro, Vermont, a small,…

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Valentine’s Day-Themed Music Salon

February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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The BMC offers a special Valentine’s Day-themed musical salon Wednesday, February 13, at 7 p.m.  This evening of sweetness and passion, deceit and heartbreak features works from many composers, and what better way to usher in this lovely holiday? Moby Pearson — violinist, ensemble coach, and orchestra conductor — invites you into his home in Brattleboro to enjoy a vast array of musical treats with other music lovers. Be prepared to pick up new musical perspectives along the way! Refreshments provided and…

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In Stile Moderno is in the Mood for Love

February 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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In Stile Moderno presents The Lily and the Rose: France and England Entwined, at the BMC Saturday, February 16, at 7:30 p.m,  This intimate program for voice and lute features songs of love and loss from both sides of the English Channel. Presented with historical pronunciation of French and English and with the group’s signature engaging style, the songs range from bawdy to sublime and from lighthearted to dramatic. Boston-based ensemble In Stile Moderno is dedicated to music of the 17th century,…

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April 2019

A Taste of the BMC — Annual Fundraiser

April 6 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Brattleboro Country Club, 348 Upper Dummerston Road
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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"A Taste of the BMC" is set for Saturday, April 6, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Brattleboro Country Club, 348 Upper Dummerston Road, Brattleboro. Our annual fund-raiser will include brunch, music and a silent auction, with various artwork, goods and services donated by area business and individuals. There will be many items to choose from, so mark your calendar! Call the BMC at 802-257-4523 by April 2 to reserve seats today!

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Piano Recital with Steve Breck

April 14 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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The Brattleboro Music Center presents a piano recital by Steve Breck, a student of longtime BMC faculty member Chonghyo Shin, Sunday, April 14. The 2:30 p.m. concert in the BMC Recital Hall is free and open to the public. Breck will play works from early 18th century to mid-20th century, including Bach’s French Suite #6, Beethoven’s Sonata #2 in A Major, Chopin’s The three Waltzes, Op. 70, and Prokofiev’s Visions Fugitives. After graduating from college with a degree in piano,…

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May 2019

Gut Reaction: A Closer Look at the World of Historical Performance

May 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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Cellist Jennifer Morsches presents “Gut Reaction: A Closer Look at the World of Historical Performance,” Thursday, May 23, at 7 p.m. at the BMC. Morsches has concentrated much of her international career performing on gut strings in pursuit of better understanding music of the past. In this presentation, she traces the history of gut strings through the story of the emergence of the cello, with musical examples by some of its early pioneers, including Domenico Gabrielli, Domenico Galli, J.S. Bach, Francesco Alborea and…

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BMC Celtic Classes Present Annual Contra Dance

May 31 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman Street
Greenfield, Massachusetts
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The Brattleboro Music Center Celtic classes rally together once again to fill a dance hall with the thunderous, joyful sound of jigs and reels. The multiple classes include dozens of teenagers and fiddling veterans as well as more recent converts to Celtic music, inspired and led by teachers Keith Murphy and Becky Tracy. The spring dance has become an annual celebration and will be held Friday, May 31, with dance calling by nationally respected caller Nils Fredland. The location is…

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June 2019

Juno Orchestra Presents “Discoveries”

June 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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Juno Orchestra, in residence at the Brattleboro Music Center, announces two concerts to open the month of June. Entitled “Discoveries,” the four works on the June program are likely new to most concertgoers, “even the two pieces composed over 200 years ago,” says music director Zon Eastes. Performances are set for Saturday, June 1, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 2, at 4 p.m. at the Brattleboro Music Center. Tickets range in price from $10 to $40. Juno Orchestra, closing…

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BMC Hosts Memorial Concert June 16

June 16 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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BMC Hosts Memorial Concert June 16 The BMC hosts a concert in memory of guitar student Paul Waters and benefiting BMC Music School scholarships Sunday, June 16. The 3 p.m. performance -- which will feature Larry Allen Brown and the Acoustic Earth Orchestra, with special guest Eugene Friesen – honors the memory of Paul Waters, who passed away last August following a courageous battle with glioblastoma. A lifelong resident of the Brattleboro area, he was passionate about music and studied…

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July 2019

BMC Night at Yellow Barn

July 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Yellow Barn, 14 Greenwood Lane
Putney, VT 05346 United States
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Yellow Barn presents BMC Nights during the month of July, when BMC members can enjoy being in the Big Barn for half the price. All events are at 8 p.m. in the Big Barn on Main Street, Putney, just off of Interstate 91 at Exit 4. For tickets, call 802-387-6637 and mention BMC Night, or order online at http://www.yellowbarn.org/summer-season and use the code YBbmc. SATURDAY, JULY 6 BMC price: $15 Program & Performers: Claude Debussy (1862-1918) Danses sacrée et profane (Sacred…

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BMC Night at Yellow Barn

July 12 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Yellow Barn, 14 Greenwood Lane
Putney, VT 05346 United States
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Yellow Barn presents BMC Nights during the month of July, when BMC members can enjoy being in the Big Barn for half the price. All events are at 8 p.m. in the Big Barn on Main Street, Putney, just off of Interstate 91 at Exit 4. For tickets, call 802-387-6637 and mention BMC Night, or order online at http://www.yellowbarn.org/summer-season and use the code YBbmc. FRIDAY, JULY 12 BMC price: $15 André Previn (1929-2019) Vocalise (1995) Rachel Schutz, soprano; Alexander Kovalev, cello;…

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Music Under the Stars at Retreat Farm: BMC Brass Quintet

July 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Retreat Farm, 45 Farmhouse Square
Brattleboro, VT, 05301 United States
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The Brattleboro Music Center and Retreat Farm are launching a new summer concert series amid the historic beauty of Retreat Farm in Brattleboro. "Music Under the Stars" will include two free concerts in July and August, and culminate in a performance by the Windham Orchestra in September to celebrate the fall equinox and the Orchestra's 50th anniversary. Series sponsors are Against the Grain Gourmet and VSECU. Gates open an hour before the music starts, with concertgoers free to spread out…

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BMC Night at Yellow Barn

July 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Yellow Barn, 14 Greenwood Lane
Putney, VT 05346 United States
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Yellow Barn presents BMC Nights during the month of July, when BMC members can enjoy being in the Big Barn for half the price. All events are at 8 p.m. in the Big Barn on Main Street, Putney, just off of Interstate 91 at Exit 4. For tickets, call 802-387-6637 and mention BMC Night, or order online at http://www.yellowbarn.org/summer-season and use the code YBbmc. FRIDAY, JULY 19 BMC price: $15 Kalevi Aho (b.1949) Quintet for Bassoon and String Quartet (1977) Yen-Chen…

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BMC Night at Yellow Barn

July 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Yellow Barn, 14 Greenwood Lane
Putney, VT 05346 United States
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Yellow Barn presents BMC Nights during the month of July, when BMC members can enjoy being in the Big Barn for half the price. All events are at 8 p.m. in the Big Barn on Main Street, Putney, just off of Interstate 91 at Exit 4. For tickets, call 802-387-6637 and mention BMC Night, or order online at http://www.yellowbarn.org/summer-season and use the code YBbmc. THURSDAY, JULY 25 BMC price $10 Jörg Widmann (b.1973) - Quartett Zyklus (Quartet Cycle) (1997-2009)  …

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BMC Night at Yellow Barn

July 31 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Yellow Barn, 14 Greenwood Lane
Putney, VT 05346 United States
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Yellow Barn presents BMC Nights during the month of July, when BMC members can enjoy being in the Big Barn for half the price. All events are at 8 p.m. in the Big Barn on Main Street, Putney, just off of Interstate 91 at Exit 4. For tickets, call 802-387-6637 and mention BMC Night, or order online at http://www.yellowbarn.org/summer-season and use the code YBbmc. WEDNESDAY, JULY 31 BMC price $10   Brett Dean (b.1961) Huntington Eulogy (2001) John Myerscough, cello; Pedro…

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August 2019

Music Under the Stars at Retreat Farm: Becky Tracy & Keith Murphy

August 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Retreat Farm, 45 Farmhouse Square
Brattleboro, VT, 05301 United States
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The Brattleboro Music Center and Retreat Farm's new summer concert series, held amid the historic beauty of Retreat Farm, features a performance by Becky Tracy and Keith Murphy Saturday, August 17. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. with the concert starting at 7:30 p.m. “Music Under the Stars” series sponsors are Against the Grain Gourmet and VSECU. Gates open an hour before the music starts, with concertgoers free to spread out blankets and lawn chairs on the beautiful green at Farmhouse…

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September 2019

Family Connections: Juno Orchestra

September 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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Family Connections Saturday, September 7, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, September 8, 4 p.m. We are excited indeed to feature cellist Jacob Charkey in the premiere of  J/J: Music for Cello and Strings by Brattleboro-based composer (and father) Stan Charkey. Also on the program: Sinfonia from Cantata 174 by J.S. Bach Divertimento in F Major, K. 138 by W.A. Mozart Serenade for Strings, Op. 20 by Edward Elgar Symphony No. 46 in B Major by Franz Joseph Hay

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Family Connections: Juno Orchestra

September 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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Family Connections Saturday, September 7, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, September 8, 4 p.m. We are excited indeed to feature cellist Jacob Charkey in the premier of  J/J: Music for Cello and Strings by Brattleboro-based composer (and father) Stan Charkey. Also on the program: Sinfonia from Cantata 174 by J.S. Bach Divertimento in F Major, K. 138 by W.A. Mozart Serenade for Strings, Op. 20 by Edward Elgar Symphony No. 46 in B Major by Franz Joseph Hay

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Barrand & Roberts 50th Anniversary

September 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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NOTE -- This concert is SOLD OUT! Please call 802-257-4523 if you would like to be put on a Wait List   In September 1969, John Roberts & Tony Barrand, graduate students at Cornell University, performed their first concert together as folk musicians. Singing informally at the Fox Hollow Folk Festival earlier that summer, they had met the redoubtable Maggi Peirce who hired them for her coffeehouse concert series, the Tryworks in New Bedford. With friend and supporter Mark Phillips…

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Music Under the Stars at Retreat Farm: Windham Orchestra

September 28 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Retreat Farm, 45 Farmhouse Square
Brattleboro, VT, 05301 United States
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The Brattleboro Music Center and Retreat Farm's summer concert series culminates in a performance by the Windham Orchestra. Series sponsors are Against the Grain Gourmet and VSECU. Gates open an hour before the music starts, with concertgoers free to spread out blankets and lawn chairs on the beautiful green at Farmhouse Square. Attendees can bring their own picnic dinner or choose from an array of food truck fare and creemees from the Farm Shop. Due to alcohol regulations, BYOB is…

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November 2019

The Music of Philip Glass

November 10 @ 12:00 am
Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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Jenny Lin on the piano performs the music of Philip Glass. Details to come.  

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In Stile Moderno: Lute Songs of John Dowland and Contemporaries

November 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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In Stile Moderno presents "Come Again:  Lute Songs  of John Dowland and his Contemporaries." Beloved and lesser-known lute songs by John Dowland and his contemporaries take on a new dimension in the first concert of our season, which will be performed in historical pronunciation using facsimile table book editions of the music. In Stile Moderno appears for the first time as a four-voice ensemble with lute, bringing to life the poetry of Elizabethan England with the original pronunciation of the…

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December 2019

BMC Community Holiday Open House

December 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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Details coming soon!

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Last Night Concert

December 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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January 2020

BUHS Chamber Music

January 9, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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April 2020

A Taste of the BMC

April 4, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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Details to come!

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Jazz Center Piano Fest

April 25, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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May 2020

BUHS Honors Chorus

May 28, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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Details to come!

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Douglas Cox, Violinmaker: Opus 1,000 Celebration Concert

May 31, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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June 2020

Juno in June III

June 20, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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Juno in June III Sunday, June 20, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 21, 4 p.m. Brattleboro Music Center, Brattleboro, VT We welcome this season’s second Brattleboro-grown soloist, eclectic musician Sam Amidon, who now hails from London. Sam plans to share clever arrangements of folk tunes by Vermonter Nico Muhly.

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Juno in June III

June 21, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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    Juno in June III Sunday, June 20, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 21, 4 p.m. Brattleboro Music Center, Brattleboro, VT We welcome this season’s second Brattleboro-grown soloist, eclectic musician Sam Amidon, who now hails from London. Sam plans to share clever arrangements of folk tunes by Vermonter Nico Muhly.

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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 from November 2018 through April 2019:
    Carol Barber, Orion Barber, Rick Barron, Gussie Bartlett, Karen Becker, Mara Berkley, Robert Bonneau, Crager Boardman, Tim Callahan, Terry Carter, Walter Cramer, Charles Crowther, Maisie Crowther, Becky Eisenhandler, Judy Fink, Roberta Flatley, Rob Freeberg, Caleb Fritz, Clara Fritz, Bill Gottesman, Lerna Gottesman, Don Grybko, Sophie Hannah, Freddie Hart, Kimi Hasegawa, Francis Hebert, Cal Heile, Lynn Herzog, Claudia Jacobs, Jonah Johnson, Stephen Lloyd, Joe Madison, Sheila Magnuson, Cecil Maxfield, Steve Minken, Keith Murphy, Ralph Palmer, Guy Payne, Ellen Peters, Virginia Pick, Jon Potter, Jaki Reis, Camille Robertson, Laura Robertson, Monique Shurman, Paul Eric Smith, Becky Tracy, Melissa Trainor, Riis Whitworth, Betsy Willams, Laura Bryant Williams, Pete Wilson and Lani Wright. Also included…the BMC Flute Choir (Robin Matathias: Conductor, Ellen Chornoboy, Jane Olmstead, Amanda Paradis, Shelley Sparks, Caitlin Sullivan, and Lynn Valente) and Gowan Brae (Bruce Frank, Karen Frank Bob Naess, Antje Ruppert, and Alison Schantz)

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Brattleboro, VT  05301

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