De-stress for the holidays! In this four-part workshop, aromatherapist, master herbalist, and personal trainer Barbara DeMartini Smith will teach the basics of essential oils and group meditation techniques. Session I will concentrate on making and using your own essential oils, and sessions II, III, and IV will feature mediation and aromatherapy. Wednesday nights in December from 6:30 pm to 8 pm. All supplies included. Space is limited and registration is required. Please call the desk at 914-737-0010 to register. The Field Library // 4 Nelson Avenue // Peekskill, NY, 10566
In this Performance-Lecture, Violinists Shem Guibbory and Sergey Nazarov will present the inside view of a violinist’s world of sound. They will highlight for you differences and blends in iconic works by Telemann and Bach, sweet unknown works by Leclair and Pleyel, and heart-wrenching, foot-tapping folk music compiled and arranged by Bartok.
Violinist SHEM GUIBBORY is an internationally acclaimed, award winning musician, and creator of mixed-media performance art. Since 1992, Mr. Guibbory has been amember of the first violin section of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. He has appeared as soloist with the New York Philharmonic, the Beethoven Halle Orchestra, the Kansas City Symphony and the Symphony of the New World. He was the original violinist in the Steve Reich Ensemble – his recording of Violin Phase on the ECM label has become an American classic of avant-garde music – and has performed recitals and chamber music throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe. He has also recorded five CDs with Anthony Davis, including Maps, a violin concerto commisioned by the Kansas City Symphony; other recordings are on ECM, Gramavision, Opus 1, DG, Albany, Bridge, CRI and MSR Classics. His latest CD, Voice of the People (2010), received excellent reviews – it presents Gabriela Lena Frank’s Peruvian-influenced music with Dmitri Shostokovich’s Sonata For Violin And Piano, Op.137 (1968) along with short illustrative films.
Violinist SERGEY NAZAROV has performed extensively in Europe, the Ukraine, the United States, Brazil and Canada. His active career includes performances at Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall, Merkin Concert Hall, Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, solo and chamber music engagements with Brooklyn Neighborhood Orchestra, Albert Einstein College Symphony Orchestra, Lyric Mountain Festival, Connecticut Alliance for Music. A member of Philadelphia Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra and concertmaster of New York Stage Originals, Mr. Nazarov also played with the Greenwich Symphony, New American Chamber Orchestra, Festival de due Mondi, Italy, and Classical Winter in Jerusalem. Mr. Nazarov has received intensive training as a soloist, orchestra and chamber musician. Mr. Nazarov received his Bachelor and Master Degrees in violin performance from Manhattan School of Music, where he studied with Albert Markov, Ariana Bronne and members of The American String
Quartet. In addition to his active performing schedule, Mr.Nazarov is on the faculty of several private music schools in the New York area including the Shames JCC on the Hudson Music School. TODAY’S LECTURE IS SPONSORED BY The WEXLER FAMILY
The Renard Lecture Series welcomes persons 50 years of age and older who are seeking a cultural and intellectual experience at the Shames JCC on the Hudson in Tarrytown on Mondays from 10-11:30 am. PLEASE NOTE: Doors Open at 9:30 am. Registration is not required. Fee is $5. per person, per visit. For more information call Linda 914.366.7898 ext. 1126. Thanks.
Are you caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease? You don’t have to face it alone. Sharing with others who understand can bring relief and help everyone who participates. Our groups are open to the public. This is a free program for early-stage caregivers. For more information and to register, please call Debbie Kagan-Birkeland, Alzheimer’s Association, 845.639.6776.
Tinkergarten – Free Trial
Event Date: Jan. 5th
Time: 10:00AM – 11:00 AM
At Tinkergarten, families meet outdoors to connect and learn through play. In this free trial, Tinkergarten Leader, Donna Soszynski, will facilitate an expert-designed play scenario, allowing children of various ages and needs to explore, problem solve, communicate, collaborate, and create together.
Registration is required.
Sign up at https://www.tinkergarten.com/leaders/donna.soszynski
Visit https://tinkergarten.com/classes for more times and locations.
Age 18 months-8 year olds are welcome, with a parent or caregiver.
Where: WAMPUS BROOK PARK Located at Maple Avenue in Armonk. The park includes Gazebo, a brook and sitting areas.
Cost: Free (2 additional free trials dates – January 12th and 14th)
8 week paid sessions will start the last week of January.
Fridays for 18 months to 8 years olds.
Sundays 6-8 year olds.
*Correction: when signing up – it might state 18-36 months. Ages 18 months to 8 year olds are welcome to come to the free trails.
Come to our Open Houses, Sat Jan 6, 10 am to 1 pm, and Mon, Jan 8, 10 am to 1 pm. Learn about the many ways you can learn French or practice or improve it. We sponsor many cultural events. We’re much more than a language school. Meet our teachers – all native speakers. Enjoy some croissants. Guidance provided for class placement. We have classes for children, from teens to tots. We offer immersion classes for adults and mini-camps for children during school breaks. Private tutoring available, for adults or teens.
Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint 101: Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint 101: Milk Paint has been around for over a thousand years and contains only five 100% natural ingredients. In this workshop you will learn how to mix milk paint, painting techniques, and explore the different top coats. You will leave this class with a finished project. $65.
Space for Hudson Valley Vintage workshops is limited; therefore, reservations are required. Cancellations and refunds are accepted with at least 48 hours notice. Light snacks and refreshments are provided at Hudson Valley Vintage workshops. Follow us on Facebook for additional workshop dates, which we add regularly.
Studio Sessions – At Hudson Valley Vintage we offer a multitude of workshops, but what if you can’t make one of our classes? Or, what if you wish to work on a specific technique? Book a Studio Session for 1:1 personal instruction at $30.00/hour. Reserve a Studio Session in advance. Walk-ins are welcome, but we can’t guarantee that our studio isn’t already busy.
Private Workshops – Select any of our workshops for 3-8 people in our space, or more than eight in your space. We can customize the workshop or project to meet your needs. Private workshops are a unique, fun way to celebrate a special occasion (birthday, wedding party, etc.) or simply for a friends’ day or night out.
Hoff-Barthelson Music School’s Annual College Advisory
Public Invited to Attend Panel Discussion on College Selection Process and
Continuation of Music Education and Performance at the College Level
Hoff-Barthelson Music School hosts its annual College Advisory on Saturday, January 6, 2018, at 3:30 p.m., at the Music School, 25 School Lane, Scarsdale, New York. This program is open to the public and free of charge.
Hoff-Barthelson Music School (HBMS) faculty members and recent alumni will be featured in a roundtable discussion, moderated by HBMS Dean Ruth Alperson, about the college selection process. The discussion will center on the continuation of music education and performance at the college level, with an emphasis on the merits of conservatory vs. liberal arts colleges. This is an excellent opportunity for high school students with an interest in a college focus on music to begin the college exploration process.
For Additional Information:
For additional information: 914-723-1169, email@example.com, www.hbms.org.
About Hoff-Barthelson Music School:
Hoff-Barthelson Music School has achieved national recognition as a premier community music school for its unsurpassed leadership in education, performance and community service. With a faculty drawn from the region’s most talented teachers and performers, the School has long been one of Westchester County’s most cherished cultural resources. Open to people of all ages and abilities, Hoff-Barthelson serves as a center where anyone can pursue their interest in music and reach their highest potential. Students encounter a vibrant, nurturing community of music-makers, often forming relations that last a lifetime. The School will celebrate its 75th anniversary in 2019-2020.
The College Advisory is made possible, in part, by ArtsWestchester with support from Westchester County Government, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
unday, January 7, 1:30 – 4:00 pm. Fred Elser First Sunday Science Series at the Seaside Center. Cooking with Oysters. Learn how to harvest & will provide updates about recent projects related to the Sound. Free; no advanced registration required. Co-sponsors Greenwich Shellfish Commission and Bruce Museum.