Numerology and Mandala Workshop with Melissa Forbes
Oct
21
12:30 PM12:30

Numerology and Mandala Workshop with Melissa Forbes

 12:30- 4:00pm

Price  $45.00 

Class limited to 15 participants

With Melissa Forbes, you will learn the role of colors and planets, how to use the Vedic square to create Mandalas, how to make Mandala based on your personal numerology, your birthday, determining the Psychic and Destiny numbers, to receive maximum benefit and harmony with the planet.
The energy of the planets affects our lives and can be directed to improve our physical, mental and spiritual well-being.

Mandalas, sacred spherical energy patterns reflect our inner nature. By working with specific colors and mantras, this meditative drawing and painting practice will connect us to the deeper energies of the planets. An overview of Indian numerology will offer an appreciation of the qualities of the planets and how the numbers and planets have an influence on us.

Art supplies to bring:

Ruler, compass, hard & soft lead pencils, & your favorite colors.  ~ (Colored pencils, watercolor, or gouache if you want to paint.) Paper needs will be provided.

Contact to register melissaforbes8@gmail.com

Websites:

www.forbesyantra.com

www.melissaforbes.net

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Windborne Concert
Oct
25
7:00 PM19:00

Windborne Concert

October 25, 7pm

Suggested $15-25 Adults

Suggested $10-15 Kids

Reserve Tickets HERE

Internationally acclaimed vocal band, Windborne will be making an appearance at Mettabee! They are touring in support of their new project: Song on the Times: A Songbook and Album for Social Struggle.

Windborne was catapulted to wider recognition after a video of them singing a protest song from the 1840s outside Trump Tower went viral, gaining over a million views between YouTube and Facebook. Windborne had set out to raise $5,000 for the project, but ended up raising over $80,000 from 2,600 people, from every state, and 22 countries around the world! Picking up the torch of folk protest music...old songs for new struggles

The album has been getting rave reviews;

SingOut! Magazine named it "One of the Best Albums of 2017” and praises Windborne as "Some of the finest singers of protest and folk music that I have ever heard.” No Depression writes: "Completely enthralled with them from the first notes...their harmonies are gorgeous," and Blues and Roots Radio calls Song on the Times “Spectacularly good...utterly brilliant, a hugely impressive album.”

While all four singers had other careers, ranging from trapeze artist to dance anthropologist, the outpouring of requests for performances led them to make spreading this music and message their full time work, and they are now touring across the US and UK, with performances in 20 states this year. 

Email: JeremyCarterGordon@gmail.com

Trump Tower Video: tinyurl.com/WBTrumptower

Website: WindborneSingers.com

Facebook: Facebook.com/WindborneSingers

YouTube: Youtube.com/WindborneMusic

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Oct
27
7:00 PM19:00

HALLOWEEN Costume Dance Party!

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Music by The Walker Family

Kathy and Jeff Walker have played for traditional dances all over New York and New England for almost 40 years. Jeff has been calling dances for the past 30 years. With their children adding a variety of musical instruments, they play a mixture of music from the dance traditions of England, Scotland, Ireland, Scandinavia, Quebec, Cape Breton, New England, and Appalachia. Some of the dances are hundreds of years old, some are recently composed, but Jeff's hallmark clear instructions and infectious enthusiasm combine with the band's high-energy music to create an unforgettable evening of dancing just right for the level of experience of the crowd.

 

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Bright Wings Concert and Workshop
Nov
10
7:00 PM19:00

Bright Wings Concert and Workshop

November 10

Workshop 1-4pm & Concert 7pm

Suggested $15-25 Adults

Suggested $10-15 Kids

Reserved Tickets HERE

The Bright Wings Chorus Farewell Tour

Over the span of four albums in seven years, The Bright Wings Chorus has brought to life the music of celebrated composer Brendan Taaffe. Rooted in the American Shape Note music, an early hymn tradition, the singers of Bright Wings are soulful, rhythmic and soaring. Their performances and recordings have set a standard for choirs throughout North America and the UK and many of their songs have become standard repertoire.

This will be the group’s final tour. Please join them to celebrate their years of making top level harmony together.

The Bright Wings Chorus is Meg Chittenden, Kimberly Moore, Mia Bertelli, Addie Rose Holland, Sarah Allard, Wheaton Squier, Brendan Taafe, Stephen Higa, Avery Book, and Casey Steinberg.

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Mike Block Concert
Nov
16
7:00 PM19:00

Mike Block Concert

Suggested Adult $15-25

Suggested Kids $10-20

Mike Block is a cello player, singer and composer who is a Grammy Award-winning member of the Silk Road Ensemble.  Block's solo show features a mixture of original compositions and songs, arrangements of traditional folk music, and classical selections that draw inspiration from his diverse collaborations with artists such as cellist Yo-Yo Ma, fiddler Mark O’Connor, Indian tabla player Sandeep Das, and pop stars such as will.i.am, Stevie Wonder, and Bon Iver. www.MikeBlockMusic.com

Original Songs:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=93VRJ1_rq1I

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kDxKz00V24c

 

Folk Music:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QuSBRzt_9RM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FeAi0H7je7I

 

Classical Music:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QuSBRzt_9RM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c3cqoGRugD8

 

BIO: 

 

MIKE BLOCK is a pioneering multi-style cellist, singer, composer, and educator, hailed by Yo-Yo Ma as the "ideal musician of the 21st-Century", and acclaimed by the NY Times for his "vital rich-hued solo playing". While still studying at the Juilliard School, Mike joined Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble, with which he has toured extensively throughout the world, and won a 2017 Grammy Award for Best World Music Album. Mike is also an active recording artist of original material, folk music, cross-cultural collaborations, and he has an ongoing project to record all of the Bach cello suites in acoustically glorious bathrooms of famous concert halls, via BachInTheBathroom.com. As one of the first wave of cellists to adopt a strap in order to stand and move while playing, Mike was the first standing cellist to perform at Carnegie Hall, using a cello strap of his own design, called the Block Strap, a performance which the NY Times called "Breathless ... Half dance, half dare." 

 

As a music educator, Mike is passionate about emphasizing creativity and collaboration, leading to the founding of the Mike Block String Camp in 2010. MBSC provides players of all backgrounds the opportunity to learn from a world-class faculty in a variety of styles, and supports the exploration and development of the artistic voice of each student. Mike is also the founding Director of the Silkroad Global Musician Workshop, bringing together musicians from around the globe, and he created the online Multi-Style Cello School at ArtistWorks.com, with an extensive library of instructional videos. In 2012, Mike was appointed Associate Professor at the Berklee College of Music. Mike lives in Boston with his wife, fiddler Hanneke Cassel. 

 

Mike has collaborated with a variety of diverse musicians and groups, such as Mark OConnor, Bobby McFerrin, The New York Philharmonic, Will.i.am, Edgar Meyer, Stevie Wonder, Darol Anger, Allison Krauss, Mike Marshall, Zakir Hussain, The National, Bon Iver, My Brightest Diamond, The Illinois Symphony, Rachel Barton Pine, Marcel Khaliffe, Goran Bregovic, Simone Dinnerstein, Dawn Upshaw, Julian Lage, Aoife ODonovan, Lake Street Dive, Sarah Jarosz, Anthony McGill, Tony Trishcka, Lenny Kravitz, Shakira, Joe Zawinul, Alasdair Fraser, Shujaat Khan, and many others. 

 

Mike’s television and radio credits include "Late Night with Conan O’Brian", "Regis and Kelly", NBC’s 30 Rock, NPR’s "St. Paul Sunday Morning", WNYC’s "Soundcheck", APM’s "Performance Today", WNBC 4’s Chuck Scarborough Show, VH1, The Disney Channel, and the CBS "Early Show". When still living in New York City, Mike regularly subbed on Broadway as on-stage cellist for the Pulitzer Prize winning musical, "Next to Normal", and he also worked as Music Consultant on the 2012 film, "A Late Quartet". Mike was the subject of a 2011 feature article in the Wall Street Journal for his Artistic Directorship of the GALA BROOKLYN Music Festival, featuring cross-cultural collaborations among locally-based musicians. 

 

Mike attended college at the Cleveland Institute of Music, where he studied cello with Richard Aaron, and received the Jim Hall Prize for Undergraduate Achievement. Mike also earned a Master’s Degree from the Juilliard School, where he studied with Darrett Adkins and Joel Krosnick. These days, Mike plays on a modern cello made in 2014 by Fabienne Gauchet, a Yamaha electric cello, D’Addario strings, a David Gage Realist pickup, and the patented cello strap of his own design, The Block Strap. 

www.MikeBlockMusic.com

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Nov
17
to Nov 18

Fit For Love: A Life-Altering Two-Day Workshop With Dr. Teshna Beaulieu

Transform your Love and Life Blueprints with Meridian Tapping Technique (MTT)

Saturday, November 17 / Sunday, November 18th

We are living in a time when the amount of everyday stress is escalating; keeping ourselves well, balanced, and happy is becoming ever more challenging. We all need to have at our fingertips the ability to heal ourselves, quickly shift our emotional states, and regain our power.

Join us for two days of fun, enlightening, and extremely powerful techniques that will give you tools to work on yourself and others.

What you will learn in this two-day workshop:

·      How to quickly and easily identify and eliminate unconscious programs, patterns, and beliefs that run your life in every area such as career, money, relationships and health using Meridian Tapping Techniques

·      How to quickly and easily muscle test yourself and others as a way of determining whether or not you are in agreement with a belief

·      Learn the concept of  ‘Love Blueprint’ discover what your blueprint is, how it is created and why we are attracted to only certain people - discover how to redesign your blueprint to manifest your ideal mate or improve your current relationship

·      How to improve all your relationships using these simple principles

·      Find out if you’ve had a ‘Vanishing Twin’ - a common phenomena, (1 out of 8 people have this), which if left untreated can cause self-defeating patterns that will negatively affect your entire life and relationships 

·      How to work with and in most cases eliminate Phobias, Addictions, and Stress effectively

·      Discover what the ‘Law of Attraction’ really is and how to powerfully apply it to create the life you want!

 Time:  9 AM – 5 PM Saturday and 9 AM – 4 PM Sunday - Each day of the workshop will be a mix of lectures, exercises, sharing, and hands on techniques taught and practiced. You will be proficient with these techniques by the end of the second day!

Location:  Mettabee Farm, 551 Harlemville Rd, Hillsdale, NY.  You can bring your lunch or go to the Hawthorne Valley Farm Store during our lunch hour.

Cost:  $225 for one person - $390 for 2 people        Refresher Price: $95

Early Bird discount through October 31, 2018: $195 for one person - $350 for 2 people

Invite a friend or family member to attend with you so you have a partner to work with in the future.

To register: email: teshnab@taconic.net or call 518-672-4019

Space is limited – Registration is required to reserve your space!

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Bruce Molsky Workshop & Concert
Feb
9
2:30 PM14:30

Bruce Molsky Workshop & Concert

Bruce Molsky, “one of America’s premier fiddling talents” (Mother Jones) and a Grammy-nominated artist on fiddle, banjo, guitar and song. Bruce's take on tradition has landed him in collaborations with some of the world's most highly respected players from roots to rock. He is a special guest on Mark Knopfler’s recent CD, “Tracker.” His CD with Anonymous 4 was on Billboard’s top 10 for week, the third record with ndy Irvine & Donal Lunny’s supergroup Mozai is in the work, nd you can see Bruce on the BC TV Transatlantic Session Video with Aly Bain and Jerry Douglas. ruce also has a new tri, Molsky’s Mountain Drifters with Allison de Groot on banjo and Stash Wyslouch on guita and their self-titled CD has been released to great acclaim. erklee College of Music has made Bruce their Visiting Scholar in the American Roots Music Program where Bruce is the go-to guy for the next generation of roots musicians. Says WBUR (Boston NPR), "It is no exaggeration to say that Bruce Molsky is one of the greatest American fiddlers of all time. His playing is mesmerizing and transporting, and best experienced live…" 

https://www.facebook.com/brucemolsky

https://brucemolsky.com/

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Tante Friedl
Oct
13
7:30 PM19:30

Tante Friedl

$10-$20 for adults
$5-$10 for kids 
and $30 for a family. And no one turned away for lack of funds.  

Tante Friedl is a duo folk music project based out of Bavaria Germany.

Magdalena Kriss and Dan Wall play music from all over the world.  They picked up tunes and songs from other musicians and friends from different countries, so it happens that they sing and play music from the balkans, Eastern and Central Europe, Scandinavia, the Isles and North America.  From the yodel to scat, ballads to protest songs, murder to love songs, Tante Friedl hopes to paint images and landscapes of far away lands, struggles and joys from different perspectives with care, grit and sweet harmony.

What they play.  

Magdalena grew up playing the classical flute and as her interest in the folk sound grew, she picked up the accordion to support her vocal work.  Dan mainly sings and plays the 5 string open back banjo in a strange kind of clawhammer style. From time to time he’ll also pull out the fiddle, a blues harp or a Tambourine. 


Folk Music? 

We Believe that our folk music is not only a dinosaur from the past, but a living and breathing reflection of modern times with a healthy dose of a historical cultural context that informs the present and future.  Our music excepts the wonder and the burden of how cultures influenced each other in melody, meter and rhyme over hundreds of years, often through cultural appropriation and oppression.  But this music has shown us that through celebrating each others cultures we can empower each other and at the same time strengthen our sense of identity in a heathy way. 


Where did the name Tante Friedl come from?  

Tante Friedl could be a larger than life MC or DJ rocking a gold chain, or a Bavarian cooking show on TV.  Fate would have it that reaching off of the matriarchal branches of their family tree, are two lovely Tante (aunt) Friedls’.  Their mother’s aunts.  Fate would also have it that they grew up not too far from each other straddling the German Bavarian and Austrian Salzburgerland border.  One, a stern yet warmhearted kindergarten teacher who refused to wear dark and dreary clothing, loved to tell a good story and swore that water was to blame for her weight. The other, an amazing artist who is still painting her brilliant works on glass, carries an eternal curiosity and can bring lightness and joy into any room.  Both strong female figures in our lives whose playful, creative and nurturing energy greatly influences our style.  

We hope that people enjoy listening to the music of international folk as much as we do playing it! 


Bios: 

Dan Wall is from the Hudson Valley in New York State.  A graduate from Goddard College in Vermont and occasional carpenter.  He found his passion for music back in 2008 when he stumbled upon a street band in New Orleans.  Riveted by the positive vibe, the social interaction, and a rootsy Americana sound, he quickly picked up the Banjo and found travel, street performance, songwriting and musical collaboration to be his new direction. 

He's now is based out of Bavaria Germany and focuses his time on building a musical career with a few different projects including the band “Old Salt.” 

Magdalena Kriss is working as a musician, composer and elementary music and dance educator in Germany and Austria. After studying at the Orff-Institute of the University Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria she’s writing music for theater and audio books for the Bavarian Public Radio and teaching elementary music theatre for kids, teenagers and educators.  Her main instruments are her voice, the flute and the accordion. 


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Oct
13
10:00 AM10:00

Simple Tools and Techniques to Maximize Life Expression

This will be an interactive workshop where participants will learn "take home" tools and techniques to reduce eye strain, relieve back pain, restore the breathing pattern, relieve anxiety, increase energy and focus, improve sleep and feel youthful and joyful.

Dress in loose comfortable clothing.  Bring lots of water.  Light refreshments will be served following workshop.

Cost is $25 per person $40 per couple.  Kids are welcome from age 11 and up.

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Michael Pyfrom, D.C. is a licensed doctor of chiropractic, a certified practitioner in Hatha Yoga and  certified in EFT Tapping.  Dr Pyfrom is the founding member of the Bahamas Chiropractic Association, a member of the International Chiropractors Association and Chairman of the ICA's committee on Mental Health, Addictions and Behavioral Health.  Dr Pyfrom has lectured extensively on the integration of ancient wisdom and modern science as a wholistic approach to health, healing and living in harmony.  Dr Pyfrom maintains an active wellness clinic in Hudson and Ghent, NY.

To Register Contact Mike at www.drmikepyfrom.com 518-267-9670


 

 

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Russet Trio
Sep
28
7:00 PM19:00

Russet Trio

Friday, September 28, 7pm

Suggested $15-$20 Adults

Suggested $10-$15 Kids

Purchase Reserved Tickets HERE



Formed in the Hudson Valley in 2003, The Russet Trio is more than a traditional string-band. Known for vibrant arrangements and dynamic syncopation the trio blends Appalachian, Celtic, Folk, Blues and Pop influences with an effortless and original voice. They perform vocal concerts, dances, festivals and weddings across the Northeastern US and beyond, moving audiences both on and off the dance floor. Their debut album, “Pine Board Ballroom” was recorded in Woodstock NY in 2016.  Recent appearances include Falcon Ridge Folk Festival, Adirondack Dance Weekend and Jacobs Pillow, amongst others.
 

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Autumn Equinox 5 Rhythms Dance & Potluck
Sep
23
3:00 PM15:00

Autumn Equinox 5 Rhythms Dance & Potluck

3-5pm Guided 5Rhythms Dance led by Stephanie Diamond

$15 in advance: https://autumnequinox5rhythms.eventbrite.com

$20 at the door

5:30 - 7pm Free Community Potluck

What is "5Rhythms" Dance?

5Rhythms is a dynamic movement practice that ignites creativity, connection, and community. When we dance the 5Rhythms, we move beyond self-imposed limitations and isolation into new depths of creativity and connection. Thousands of 5Rhythms teachers lead classes and workshops all over the world, exploring different ways in which we move, express, and understand ourselves. The 5 Rhythms are: flowing, staccato, chaos, lyrical, and stillness.

 

This is a drug and alcohol free practice

www.5rhythms.com

www.hudsonvalley5rhythms.com

 

Stephanie Diamond's bio:

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Stephanie Diamond began dancing 5 Rhythms in the Hudson Valley in 2006 and completed her 5 Rhythms training in 2018. She teaches with humility and vulnerability. As an artist, she has exhibited in galleries and museums across the globe. Her Listings Project helps thousands of people find homes in 70 countries and across the US.

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Women's Fall Equinox Healing Retreat
Sep
22
10:00 AM10:00

Women's Fall Equinox Healing Retreat

The Autumn Equinox is a rich time for reflection and renewal—a time to store summer’s sweetness in our body and soul, and nurture intentions for the season to come. During this day-long retreat, we will relax into our feminine rhythms through ritual and deep rest practices, receive nourishment from the earth and each other, and honor all we have birthed, learned, and let go of in preparation for winter. With the guidance and support of three diverse facilitators, —Carrie Grossman, Julie Kunz, and Pooja Prema—we’ll invoke the healing wisdom of the elements, imbibe in the medicine of herbs and flowers, and experience the alchemy of our voices and breath to support, nourish, and sustain us in the dark months to come.

For Tickets, Please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/womens-fall-equinox-healing-retreat-tickets-48778552965

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Carrie Grossman (Dayashila), MA, is a devotional singer, writer, and lifelong student of the mystical traditions. After years of study in comparative religion, yoga, and the healing arts, she began to compose music and has since produced several albums, including Soma-Bandhu: Friend of the MoonThe Ram Sessions, and Pranam. She shares her love of bhakti (the yoga of love) through her heartfelt kirtans and workshops. CarrieGMusic.com

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Julie Kunz is a wilderness mentor, fire keeper, early childhood teacher and mother. teacher and mother. She believes nature can be our greatest teacher if we learn to speak her language, and the freedom to explore and play in the woods can be deeply transformative. Julie has been reconnecting to her own wild-self through breathwork, somatic explorations, Q'ero shamanic practices, fire making and earth based awareness and crafting. For the past decade, she has taught children of all ages and is currently year-round staff at the Flying Deer Nature Center. Julzkunz.com

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Pooja Prema is an artist and facilitator who plays wildly with many mediums including theatre, dance, writing, music, visual art and flowers. She offers workshops and rituals with the desire to re-orient consciousness to a sacred relationship with the Feminine, the earth, and natural and seasonal cycles. She also guides women in healing, trusting and reclaiming the innate wisdom found in our bodies, rites of passages, and the menstrual cycle. In addition, Pooja runs her own site-specific theatre company, Rogue Angel.  PoojaPrema.com

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Anthroposophic Meditation Workshop
Sep
14
to Sep 16

Anthroposophic Meditation Workshop

Meditation Weekend with Agnes Hardorp and Thomas Mayer

Friday 7 p.m. - 10 p.m., Saturday 9:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., Sunday 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

How do I come into a meditative deepening that connects me to my own spiritual source?

In this course we will become familiar with Rudolf Steiner`s approach to meditation which meets the western mind quite differenty from many forms of meditation originating in the east. The work always involves a heightening of consciousness, becoming more awake through the focus on an object, an inner picture, or a text before releasing this and seeing what "wants to happen". This has a very rejuvenating and empowering effect. The aim of this introductory course is connecting to your higher self. For this we will do many different exercises, always followed by a sharing of our experiences. On Saturday afternoon we will go out into nature and practice perceiving the elemental beings at work there.

Many people would like to make meditation a solid part of their daily life. Meditation is a fundamental souce of nourishment for body, soul and spirit. But this is not easy if you are on your own with it. Agnes Hardorp and Thomas Mayer have been offering courses in meditation for over 14 years in order to help people overcome their obstacles.

In the course we aim to find the „eye of the hurricane“. In meditation you find a place of inner quiet. You become centered and enlivened. Meditating regularly helps you with the challenges of everyday life. The constant inner dialogue and the worries that circle around in your head stop. Essential things come into focus. In meditating you arrive deeply in the home of your own soul and wake up to subtle, supersensible spheres. In the course we explore many facets of meditation and do many types of exercises so that each person can find their point of access.

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Agnes Hardorp was born in Hamburg, Germany and grew up in the United States. She has worked as a professional singer, voice teacher, pianist and eurythmist. For the past 14 years she has been teaching courses in Anthroposophical Meditation all around Germany, Switzerland, Holland and Austria

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Thomas Mayer was born in Kempten, Germany. He was co-founder and director of „More Democracy“ and has organized many local referendums in Germany. He organized a referendum in Switzerland called „sovereign money“ that was voted on in 2018 regarding the question of who should have the right to create money, private banks or public institutions? He has published three books on elemental beings/nature spirits. For the past 14 years he has been teaching meditation together with Agnes.

 

Friday 7 p.m. - 10 p.m., Saturday 9:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., Sunday 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Location: Mettabee Farm, 551 Harlemville Road, Hillsdale, NY, www.mettabeefarm.com

Course leaders: Agnes Hardorp, Thomas Mayer

For more information: www.anthroposophical-meditation.info

Course fee: $150, for Friday night only $30
To register send an email to: agneshardorp@gmail.com

 

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Circus Arts Camp
Aug
13
to Aug 17

Circus Arts Camp

For Kids 7-13 / $300

Contact Laura Geilen @ laura@nosetonose.info or 518-929-5392

Laura Geilen is a movement educator/therapist, circus arts instructor and clown. She is drawn to teaching circus arts as they naturally and playfully provide a variety of challenges necessary for healthy child development. Seeing children grow in skill, self-confidence and social and spatial awareness is what has motivated her to offer camps and classes continually over the last 15 years. Contact Laura @ laura@nosetonose.info

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Keith Murphy and Maeve Gilchrist
Jul
19
7:30 PM19:30

Keith Murphy and Maeve Gilchrist

Get your TICKETS HERE

Maeve Gilchrist was a 2017 nominee for Scottish Instrumentalist of the Year and is a regular visiting artist at the Berklee College of Music. She is renowned for having stretched the bounds of the Celtic Harp and has performed in a dazzling range of combinations, including with Darol Anger, with Viktor Krauss; and as a concert soloist with a number of own compositions including a concerto for full symphony orchestra and a string quintet. Keith Murphy is widely known and respected for his tasteful interpretations of traditional song. His guitar, mandolin and Quebecois style foot percussion have helped define the sound of many influential musical projects including Nightingale, Childsplay and the Hanneke Cassel Trio. He has also written dozens of fiddle tunes, many of which have become staples of the dance musician repertoire around the country.

 

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Village Harmony Workshop
Jul
15
to Jul 16

Village Harmony Workshop

Join Village Harmony for a workshop! Learn new songs and raise your voice along with the wonderful group of Village Harmony singers

Suggested: $10 - $20

Purchase Reserved Workshop Tickets HERE

All singing experiences are welcome. Reading music is not needed to fully participate. Children are welcome as long as they are not a distraction to the larger group.

 

 

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Village Harmony Concert
Jul
14
7:00 PM19:00

Village Harmony Concert

A Concert of Talented & Inspired Youth

$10 - $20

Reserved Ticket Seating HERE

Join us for a truly inspired evening of music! Village Harmony will be emphasizingsongs that are “socially alive” and performed for a particular purpose: work songs, political resistance songs, traditional lullabies and healing songs, and celebratory songs from across the centuries and the globe. Come feel enlivened by the harmonies as you travel through time and emotion listening to this performance!!

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Cirque Us! 2 Performances
Jul
10
to Jul 11

Cirque Us! 2 Performances

Two performances July 10th and July 11th at 6:00pm

StarStruck: A Cosmic Circus 

We look to the stars for inspiration. We look to the stars for guidance.  And in their infinite wisdom the stars mysteriously shine back. Each one twinkles in the dark, vast sky holding a secret wish.  

Enter the world of STARSTRUCK: A Cosmic Circus.
Join our intrepid Astronomer and gaze into the cosmos, where we fall into orbit with nine acrobat planets, each one the center of their own private universe.  Watch these celestial celebrities rocket into stardom, exploring circus through a cosmic lens.  Alone in the galaxy, their talent only eclipsed by their solar flair. Come dance among the stars while they chase comets, dive through black holes, juggle moons, and defy gravity. 
repare to be dazzled as we discover what happens when you wish upon a star.

www.thecirqueus.com

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Cirque Us! Workshops
Jul
10
to Jul 11

Cirque Us! Workshops

Join the circus troupe for a fun and engaging workshop. Register using the links below:

July 10th - Intro to Circus Workshop 1pm - 3pm: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3441484

July 11th - Clowning/Performance Workshop 11am - 1pm: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3441485

July 11th - Juggling Workshop 1pm - 3pm: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3441490 

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Kittel & Co. Concert
Jul
6
7:30 PM19:30

Kittel & Co. Concert

GET TICKETS HERE

All Ages Welcome!

Previously of the Grammy-winning Turtle Island Quartet, Jeremy Kittel has been a composer-arranger-collaborator for such diverse artists as My Morning Jacket, Yo-Yo Ma & the Silk Road Ensemble, and Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn. He blazes through a Bach violin partita as easily as a Scottish reel, bringing the same intense focus and precision to both. For the last few years the Michigan native, now based in Brooklyn, has been diligently building his own repertoire of music for a wholly original new group.

This Kittel and Co. show features mandolin phenom Josh Pinkham (named “the future of the mandolin” by Mandolin Magazine) and guitarist Quinn Bachand (who's toured with fiddling icons Ashley MacIsaac and Natalie MacMaster).

Kittel & Co.’s highly anticipated new album is set to release June 29 on Compass Records.

“Kittel’s group, with the mandolinist Joshua Pinkham and guitarist Quinn Bachand, takes the string band tradition to marvellously rarefied levels of collective virtuosity. Playing a repertoire from bluegrass to Bach to a strathspey and reel set… [they] sounded thrillingly spontaneous. ...Taking traditional music forward.” -Times UK

“Jeremy Kittel's beautiful sound is perfectly supported by his tight and powerful band of cutting edge string players. It's a rare group that can go from zero to sixty in a split second while also weaving such subtle textures into his compositions. They draw you in and then blow you away.” - Tim O’Brien

"A conspicuously original blend of genres… As fleet fingers fly, aromas of far-flung musical traditions appear and vanish like musical will-o’-the-wisps…  virtuosic improvisation at its very highest level…” -Berkshire Edge

“The music Kittel is making now has all the precision and virtuosity of the best classical players, but the wonderfully devilish, explosive drive of the best string bands."  - Devon Leger, HearthMusic

 

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Kittel & Co. Workshop
Jul
6
6:00 PM18:00

Kittel & Co. Workshop

Register HERE

Previously of the Grammy-winning Turtle Island Quartet, Jeremy Kittel has been a composer-arranger-collaborator for such diverse artists as My Morning Jacket, Yo-Yo Ma & the Silk Road Ensemble, and Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn. He blazes through a Bach violin partita as easily as a Scottish reel, bringing the same intense focus and precision to both. For the last few years the Michigan native, now based in Brooklyn, has been diligently building his own repertoire of music for a wholly original new group.

This Kittel and Co. show features mandolin phenom Josh Pinkham (named “the future of the mandolin” by Mandolin Magazine) and guitarist Quinn Bachand (who's toured with fiddling icons Ashley MacIsaac and Natalie MacMaster).

Kittel & Co.’s highly anticipated new album is set to release June 29 on Compass Records.

“Kittel’s group, with the mandolinist Joshua Pinkham and guitarist Quinn Bachand, takes the string band tradition to marvellously rarefied levels of collective virtuosity. Playing a repertoire from bluegrass to Bach to a strathspey and reel set… [they] sounded thrillingly spontaneous. ...Taking traditional music forward.” -Times UK

“Jeremy Kittel's beautiful sound is perfectly supported by his tight and powerful band of cutting edge string players. It's a rare group that can go from zero to sixty in a split second while also weaving such subtle textures into his compositions. They draw you in and then blow you away.” - Tim O’Brien

"A conspicuously original blend of genres… As fleet fingers fly, aromas of far-flung musical traditions appear and vanish like musical will-o’-the-wisps…  virtuosic improvisation at its very highest level…” -Berkshire Edge

“The music Kittel is making now has all the precision and virtuosity of the best classical players, but the wonderfully devilish, explosive drive of the best string bands."  - Devon Leger, HearthMusic

 

 

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Dialogue with the Living Earth: Workshops with Karsten Massei
Jun
29
to Jun 30

Dialogue with the Living Earth: Workshops with Karsten Massei

Friday evening, 7 pm- The Essence of the Elemental World

Saturday morning, 9.30 am- Dialogue with the Elementals 1

 1 pm Lunch break

 Saturday afternoon, 2 pm 1- Dialogue with the Elementals 2

As human beings alive on the earth, we inhabit our surroundings together with spiritual beings that are sometimes called elementary beings or elementals. Working to actually know these beings is an enriching and healing activity both for ourselves and for the living earth. By attentively meeting the elemental world, we have direct contact with the spiritual reality of life. The elemental beings have gifts and messages for us. Karsten Massei will guide us through perceptual exercises to sharpen our inner sense of the spiritual processes around us and to engage with the beings of the elemental world. Where and how do elemental beings live? What are their tasks? How can we learn to perceive elemental beings? What wishes do the elementals have for humanity? How can they support our life impulses? How do we work with the beings of the elemental world? How can we help heal the elemental beings?

 Karsten Massei is a curative educator and therapist in Basel, Switzerland.

"My practice of suprasensible perception is focused on the beings of the elemental world, who are deeply connected with the life-structure of the earth. They indicate the burdens that the earth suffers, and they carry the forces for its healing. Through my research and work, I want to help promote understanding of the beings of the elemental world and convey what will help the elementals to do their great and comprehensive work. "

single session: $20 / full workshop: $50

Register online: Go to the events column at: www.steinerbooks.org. Inquiries and to register by phone: Kirin Buckley at 413.717.222

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Community Tea Ceremony
Jun
21
8:00 AM08:00

Community Tea Ceremony

Community Tea Ceremony Hosted by ‘Student of the Leaf’ ~ Jessica

Cha Dao ~ The Way of Tea ~ opens the space for stillness, contemplation and meditation. It expands our community body and cultivates connection and service. On the day of the summer solstice we have an invitation to deepen our practice into our ever growing presence and awakened self ~ our service to our whole earth community. Come share a bowl with us.

Tea Ceremony is a donation based offering. Suggested $10-$20

Your bowl must be reserved in advance due to limited spaces.

Please email jessica@peaceofwild.com

Jessica is honored to serve traditional bowl tea in the lineage of Cha Dao ~ The Way of Tea.  As a chef, herbalist and yoga teacher, she was naturally drawn to the simple beauty and ritual of tea ceremony.   Being in communion with the spirit medicine of plants and nature as well as cultivating community are two gifts tea ceremony offers.  Jessica is a member of Global Tea Hut, an online center for tea education run from Tea Sage Hut a school of Cha Dao and Zen Mediation in Taiwan.  Offering a monthly subscription exchange, it connects the community of tea and students around the world.  Learn more here:https://www.globalteahut.org/.   

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Music That Dances - A Benefit Concert to Support Kids Need Music
Jun
9
2:00 PM14:00

Music That Dances - A Benefit Concert to Support Kids Need Music

Bend the Knotted Oak (BKO) Chamber Music will present “Music That Dances,” performing music for violin and piano based on a wide variety of dance forms. The virtuosity of Mitsuko Suzuki’s violin will be on display in Miletic’s “Danse for Solo Violin,” and pianist Uel Wade will play solos by Chopin (a quirky and melancholic Mazurka) and Shostakovich (a witty and ironic Polka). There will also be the perfume of Ravel’s “Habanera,” the grit of Piazzola’s “Tanguano,” a graceful Rag, some African music, and lighter pieces based on American dance forms, like clogging, bebop, and country.

Kids Need Music is a non-profit dedicated to helping children realize their potential through music.  All proceeds of this concert will be used to purchase instruments to be given to the Hudson City School District so that more children can participate in the band.

Cost: Donations will be taken at the door

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Georgian Choir Concert
May
17
7:00 PM19:00

Georgian Choir Concert

All Ages Welcome!

Join us for a program of traditional polyphonic folk songs from The Republic of Georgia. Georgian Polyphony has been celebrated worldwide by the likes of Werner Herzog, Kate Bush, Billy Joel, the Coen Brothers, Alan Lomax, and even Igor Stravinsky! UNESCO declared Georgian polyphonic song to be a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity. A Georgian song was even included on the legendary Golden Disc launched into space on the Voyager Spacecraft in 1977, one example of the finest musical achievements of mankind.

Plus! 

Carl Linich & Sons Trio This family trio will share a selection of their repertoire to complement the Bard Georgian Choir. Carl Linich has been singing in a trio with his sons, Luke and Sean, for ten years now. Both of the boys were born in Tbilisi, Georgia, and have grown up in the living tradition of Georgian folk singing. Luke is now 20 and Sean is 16, so the trio’s sound has changed a bit since 10 years ago!

Donation: $0-$10

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Acupuncture Sound Bath Series
Apr
30
6:00 PM18:00

Acupuncture Sound Bath Series

With Sarah & Lev Natan

As both acupuncture and sound have deep roots in the ancient wisdom traditions, weaving together the modalities brings an approach to healing that is thorough, reliable, beautiful, and fun. We will practice vocal toning, then relax into the acupuncture sound journey for new perspective and vitality. 

METTABEE Mondays 6-8 PM April 23, May 21, June 18

for more info or to register: www.themedicinetree.com/acusoundbaths

Price per session: $44 in advance / $55 at the door

Please wear loose comfortable clothes that you can roll up past your knees and ankles

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Bruce Molsky and Mike Block in Concert
Apr
27
7:30 PM19:30

Bruce Molsky and Mike Block in Concert

GET YOUR TICKETS HERE!

Mike Block is a pioneering multi-style cellist, singer, composer, and educator, hailed by Yo-Yo Ma as the "ideal musician of the 21st-Century" and acclaimed by the NY Times for his "vital rich-hued solo playing." While still studying at the Juilliard School, Mike joined Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble, with which he has toured extensively throughout the world, and won a 2017 Grammy Award for Best World Music Album. Mike is also an active recording artist of original material, folk music, cross-cultural collaborations, and he has an ongoing project to record all of the Bach cello suites in acoustically glorious bathrooms of famous concert halls. As one of the first wave of cellists to adopt a strap in order to stand and move while playing, Mike was the first standing cellist to perform at Carnegie Hall, using a cello strap of his own design, called the Block Strap, a performance which the NY Times called "Breathless ... Half dance, half dare.” 

https://www.facebook.com/BlockCello/

https://www.mikeblockmusic.com

Bruce Molsky, “one of America’s premier fiddling talents” (Mother Jones) and a Grammy-nominated artist on fiddle, banjo, guitar and song. Bruce's take on tradition has landed him in collaborations with some of the world's most highly respected players from roots to rock. He is a special guest on Mark Knopfler’s recent CD, “Tracker.” His CD with Anonymous 4 was on Billboard’s top 10 for week, the third record with ndy Irvine & Donal Lunny’s supergroup Mozai is in the work, nd you can see Bruce on the BC TV Transatlantic Session Video with Aly Bain and Jerry Douglas. ruce also has a new tri, Molsky’s Mountain Drifters with Allison de Groot on banjo and Stash Wyslouch on guita and their self-titled CD has been released to great acclaim. erklee College of Music has made Bruce their Visiting Scholar in the American Roots Music Program where Bruce is the go-to guy for the next generation of roots musicians. Says WBUR (Boston NPR), "It is no exaggeration to say that Bruce Molsky is one of the greatest American fiddlers of all time. His playing is mesmerizing and transporting, and best experienced live…" 

https://www.facebook.com/brucemolsky

https://brucemolsky.com/

 

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Restorative Yoga and Sound Bath
Apr
17
6:15 PM18:15

Restorative Yoga and Sound Bath

 

w/ Rachel Haley and Lev Natan

Tuesday, April 17, 6:15-8:15pm (Regularly Community Yoga Time)

$25-$45 Sliding Scale Donation

Restore and raise your vibration at our monthly yoga and sound bath sessions.  A passive, restorative yoga practice is paired with vibrational therapy brought through various sources of sounds such as singing bowls, tuning forks, didjaridoo, and drums.  *This event replaces Community Yoga with Rachel Haley 4/17.

Register here: https://www.soulmedicineyoga.com/workshops/oga.com

or call: 518/894/7656

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KALLET, EPSTEIN and CICONE in Concert with afternoon WORKSHOP
Mar
31
8:00 PM20:00

KALLET, EPSTEIN and CICONE in Concert with afternoon WORKSHOP

Join us for this special event!

Kallet, Ellen Epstein and Michael Cicone have had the pleasure of performing together in concerts, coffeehouses, and festivals throughout New England for over 30 years. Their close harmonies have inspired enthusiastic responses from audiences and critics alike. The trio sings both a capella and accompanied by guitar and hammered dulcimer, drawing material from contemporary and traditional music of the British Isles and North America, with a liberal sprinkling of sea music and occasional forays into other cultures as well.

Music workshop: 3:30-5pm: WORKSHOP REGISTRATION HERE

Concert: 8:00pm: CONCERT TICKETS HERE

For more on Kallet, Epstein and Cicone, please visit www.cindykallet.com where you may find more information and listen to some of their music for free.

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Spring Equinox Dance Gathering
Mar
24
6:30 PM18:30

Spring Equinox Dance Gathering

Celebrate Spring's arrival with a Dance Party!

Sound bath and Dj Set

6:30pm - We open with multi-instrumentalist Lev Natan. Hang Drum, singing bowls, didgeradoo, spoken word, the container is set for an evening of inner and outer exploration. Arrive to stretch and warm the space.

7:30pm-9:30pm - Jordan Walker will curate an audio journey that goes from centering meditation through downtempo stretching into high energy dance and back to a place of grounded rest.

9:30pm - 10pm - We close with the perfect sonic conditions for setting one's intentions and offering our wonder and gratitude for the new season just begun!

 Tickets and more information click here!

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Equinox Restorative Yoga and Sound Bath
Mar
20
6:15 PM18:15

Equinox Restorative Yoga and Sound Bath

with Rachel Haley and Lev Natan

Tuesday, March 20, 6:15-8:15pm (Regularly Community Yoga Time)

$25-$45 Sliding Scale Donation

Reset the systems with a gentle flow and restorative yoga practice accompanied by vibrational healing sounds.  The Spring Equinox provides a seasonal backdrop for an exploration of equanimity in the body and heart as we emerge into the fertile times of the year. This special workshop will use gentle movement as well as fully supported restorative postures accessible to all levels.  Sound healing from Lev Natan will be brought in the form of many different instruments including tuning forks, steel drums, didjeridoo, mouth harps and more. *This event replaces Community Yoga with Rachel Haley 3/20.

Register at https://www.soulmedicineyoga.com/workshops/

About Lev: Lev Natan is certified as an Integrative Sound and Music Practitioner through The New York Open Center's Sound & Music Institute.  He utilizes sound healing to create a safe and creative space for his clients to access the deeper intelligence and creative imagination that’s necessary to effectively navigate life, relationships, career, and health in these times of change.  A musician his whole life, Lev awakened to the healing power of sound through spiritual and musical traditions from cultures around the world, including the Chasidic Tradition of Judaism, spiritual traditions of Brazil and Peru, Tuvan Throat Singing, and Native American spiritual traditions.   

About Rachel:Drawing on a background in women's health and somatic healing, Rachel combines the wisdom of the traditional yoga systems including Kundalini, Tantra, Bhakti,  Ashtanga, and Iyengar schools with medicine from dance, shamanistic ritual, mysticism, mythology, and visualization.  The energetic focus of the practice is grounded in extensive knowledge and attention to body mechanics and a

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Acupuncture Sound Bath Series
Mar
19
6:00 PM18:00

Acupuncture Sound Bath Series

With Sarah & Lev Natan

As both acupuncture and sound have deep roots in the ancient wisdom traditions, weaving together the modalities brings an approach to healing that is thorough, reliable, beautiful, and fun. We will practice vocal toning, then relax into the acupuncture sound journey for new perspective and vitality. 

METTABEE Mondays 6-8 PM March 19 , April 23 , May 21 , June 18

for more info or to register: www.themedicinetree.com/acusoundbaths

Price per session: $44 in advance / $55 at the door

Please wear loose comfortable clothes that you can roll up past your knees and ankles

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Daymark Irish Music in Concert
Mar
14
7:00 PM19:00

Daymark Irish Music in Concert

Start your St. Patrick's Day celebrating by joining us for this concert from Irish music band Daymark!

Daymark is an international trio performing traditional Irish music infused with infectious energy, raw power, and Northern swagger. Fusing the talents of Will Woodson (flute, border pipes), Dan Foster (fiddle) and Eric McDonald (guitar, vocals) the group presents a classic blend of wind and string as driving flute meets virtuosic fiddle, underpinned by well-considered and expertly delivered guitar.  https://daymarkmusic.com

$10-$20 suggested

 

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Heal Yourself and Others Fit For Love: Transform your Love and Life Blueprints with Meridian Tapping Techniques (MTT)
Mar
3
to Mar 4

Heal Yourself and Others Fit For Love: Transform your Love and Life Blueprints with Meridian Tapping Techniques (MTT)

A Life-Altering Two-Day Workshop 

with Dr. Teshna Beaulieu

We are living in a time when the amount of everyday stress is escalating; keeping ourselves well, balanced, and happy is becoming ever more challenging. We all need to have at our fingertips the ability to heal ourselves, quickly shift our emotional states, and regain our power.

Join us for two days of fun, enlightening, and extremely powerful techniques that will give you tools to work on yourself and others.

What you will learn in this two-day workshop:

How to quickly and easily identify and eliminate unconscious programs, patterns, and beliefs that run your life in every area such as career, money, relationships and health using Meridian Tapping Techniques

How to quickly and easily muscle test yourself and others as a way of determining whether or not you are in agreement with a belief

Learn the concept of  ‘Love Blueprint’ discover what your blueprint is, how it is created and why we are attracted to only certain people - discover how to redesign your blueprint to manifest your ideal mate or improve your current relationship

How to improve all your relationships using these simple principles

Find out if you’ve had a ‘Vanishing Twin’ - a common phenomena, (1 out of 8 people have this), which if left untreated can cause self-defeating patterns that will negatively affect your entire life and relationships 

How to work with and in most cases eliminate Phobias, Addictions, and Stress effectively

Discover what the ‘Law of Attraction’ really is and how to powerfully apply it to create the life you want!

Time:  9 AM – 5 PM Saturday and 9 AM – 4 PM Sunday - Each day of the workshop will be a mix of lectures , exercises, sharing, and hands on techniques taught and practiced. You will be proficient with these techniques by the end of the second day!

You can bring your lunch or go to the Hawthorne Valley farm store during our lunch hour.

Cost:  $225 for one person - $390 for 2 people

Early Bird discount through Valentine’s Day, Feb 14th 2018: $195 for one person - $350 for a couple, 2 family members or 2 friends – Even though you are going to learn how to do this technique on yourself as well, we recommend that you invite a friend or family member to attend.

To register: email: teshnab@taconic.net or call 518-672-4019

Space is limited – Registration is required to reserve your space!

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Windborne in Concert
Feb
15
6:00 PM18:00

Windborne in Concert

Come listen to this exciting vocal folk quartet sing songs from around the world!

$15-$20 suggested

“The best musical discovery of the year...Stunningly powerful vocal harmony in the tradition of the Watersons, The Voice Squad, and Coope, Boyes, and Simpson, Windborne sets a new bar for folk harmony singing today” Brian O'Donovan WGBH, NPR

 

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