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Marine City, Michigan Concert Series

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October 17, 2009
7:30 pmto9:00 pm

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John will appear as pianist with Sean Attebury (tenor) and Melissa Attebury (mezzo-soprano) in a program called “Almost Like Being in Love.” Tickets are $10 and are available at the door. Children are free. Performance takes place at the East China Performing Arts Center, 1585 Meisner Road, East China, MI. Contact Marion McKellar for more information at 810 765 9688.

Golden Key Salon Series at Bechstein Piano Centre

// September 17th, 2009 // Comments Off on Golden Key Salon Series at Bechstein Piano Centre // Calendar, Featured events

October 1, 2009
7:00 pmto9:00 pm

Featuring Pavel Gintov, Piano; Abbe Rose Krieger, Flute; Susan Buffington, Piano; Gary Kosloski, Violin; Emmanuel Vukovich, Violin; and John McDowell, Piano performing works by Fauré, Hüe, Glazunov, Tchaikovsky, Chopin and McDowell/Vukovich (NY Premiere).

These concerts on the first Thursday of the month, October through May, feature new and distinguished performers, wine receptions and premiere performances.

Held at the Bechstein Piano Centre
207 West 58th Street, New York
All Concerts begin at 7:00 pm
Suggested donation: $20 general admission; $10 for students with ID
Seating is limited, reservations are required.
For more information, or for reservations, call 212-581-5550

The Golden Key Salon Series at the Bechstein Piano Centre aims to foster artistic development by bringing artists and audience together in an intimate setting for uplifting musical evenings. Held on the first Thursday of the month from October to May, the Salon Series features new and distinguished artists, premiere performances, and post-concert “meet the artists” wine receptions. The concerts are presented in partnership with the Golden Key Music Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to encouraging and educating musicians to perform with ease and communicative power.

Angus, Ontario concert

// August 31st, 2009 // 1 Comment » // Calendar

September 20, 2009
3:00 pmto5:00 pm

A Celebration of Agri-Culture in Concert and Film featuring virtuoso violinist,Emmanuel Vukovich and pianist/composer, John McDowell.

Novalis Hall, 7841
4th line, Angus, Ontario, Canada.
Tickets: $25

Includes Refreshments

www.novalisproject.com

For Reservations please call 1-705-722-5408, or rsvp@novalisproject.com

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September 11th Concert

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September 11, 2009
8:00 pmto11:00 pm

John McDowell and Emmanuel Vukovich will perform in conjunction with the September Concert, a fantastic organization that produces and promotes musical events for peace all over NYC and the world on September 11th.

The performance, at South Oxford Space in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, is free but is recommended that you order your free tickets in advance. This concert is being held under the auspices of American Opera Projects’ Helping Hands program. Directions to the space are here.

The show has the theme/title: “Home Grown: a Harvest of Fresh Music for Peace.” It includes performances of mostly original music by Brooklyn- and New York City area-based classical and jazz musicians and also features fresh organic produce from local farms.

LINE UP SOUTH OXFORD SPACE, 138 South Oxford Street, Fort Greene, Brooklyn

8pm Pianist John McDowell and violinist Emmanuel Vukovich

8:45pm The Words Project w/Sam Sadigursky, Christine Correa and Dan Tepfer

9:30pm DAAD Quartet featuring Can Olgun – piano, Martin Schulte – guitar, Johannes Felscher – bass, and Martin Kruemmling – drums.

10:15pm Frank Carlberg Trio w/Christine Correa and John O’Gallagher

Rockland Farm Alliance Benefit

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September 13, 2009
3:00 pmto5:00 pm
Photo by Janet Maya.

Photo by Janet Maya.

A Music for Farms Benefit Concert for the Rockland Farm Alliance will be held on Sunday September 13th at 3 PM at the Threefold Auditorium, 260 Hungry Hollow Road, Chestnut Ridge, NY. A reception following at 4:30 PM will feature locally grown treats. Tickets are $17 Adults and $12 for students in advance and $15 and $20 at the door (please visit www.rocklandfarm.org to order tickets); The performers are musicians, composers and farmers John McDowell (piano and percussion) and Emmanuel Vukovich (violin), performing an original composition based on the Parsifal legend as well as classical and tango pieces. McDowell is best known as composer of the score to Oscar winning documentary Born Into Brothels and has toured with Rusted Root. Juilliard-educated Vukovich is a former member of the Lloyd Carr-Harris String Quartet, first place winner in the prestigious Fischoff Competition.

Come support The Rockland Farm Alliance (RFA), a broad based community coalition of farmers, community groups, community activists, local and county officials and interested citizens. The RFA was formed in early 2007, with a simple mission to preserve, create and enhance sustainable agriculture in Rockland County, NY. This grassroots effort, which started with the passionate vision of a single farmer, has grown into a powerful community force of over 400 members. With nearly every facet of our community represented, they draw on the expertise of individual members from every walk of life. Several exciting initiatives will be announced at the reception.