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2014 - 2015 Concert Schedule

Performance Calendar


July and August 2014

SUMMER ENRICHMENT PROGRAM
Student performances of the Summer Bands, A Cappella Chorus, West Afrikan Drumming, and Strings.
Classes begin meeting on Monday, July 7, 2014.

Friday July 25, 7:30 ... Danbury Music Centre
A Cappella Chorus: Carlos Sousa, Director

Friday August 1, 7:30 ... Broadview Middle School
Student String Ensembles: Larry Deming, Music Director

Thursday August 7, 7:30 ... Broadview Middle School
Student Wind Ensembles and Jazz Band: Albert Montecalvo, Director

Thursday August 21, 7:00 ... CityCenter Green
Student West Afrikan Drumming: Ase-AmenRa Kariamu, Director




October 2014

Saturday  October 18 . . .
17 Mile 'Ives Trail' Hike
Larry Deming invites all expert hikers to accompany him
on a 20 mile hike of the 'Ives Trail'.  Expert hikers should meet Larry
at the old Redding Railroad Station at 8:30am on Saturday, October 18th.


Sunday  October 19 . . . Events occur throughout the day at various locations.
The Annual Celebration of
Charles Ives Day

Charles E. Ives

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A hike up Pine Mountain, visit his birth home and grave site ,
and some musical "happenings". The day will end with
a performance featuring the Ives Players. The
performance will take place at the Danbury
Music Centre.
  9:30am    Hike up Pine Mountain (meet near the top of Pine Mountain Rd., Danbury)
12:00pm    Visit the Charles Ives birth home on Mountainville Ave. (meet at the home)
  1:30pm    Visit Charles Ives' grave site in Wooster Cemetery (meet in section M , off of Ellsworth Ave.)
  3:00pm    A musical presentation at the Danbury Music Centre

Larry Deming and Nancy F. Sudik, are the organizers and guides.

Major Funding:



Saturday  October 25,   8:00pm ...

Choral Gems
with some Brass players from the Danbury Symphony Orchestra

DANBURY CONCERT CHORUS
CHRISTINE R. HOWLETT, Music Director and Conductor

Major Funding:  

NOVEMBER 2014

Saturday  November 1,   3:00pm ... Marian Anderson Recital Hall
CONCERT OF FINALISTS
Student Concerto Competition
Selected finalists will compete and the winner, who will be
announced at the end of the concert, will perform with the
DANBURY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
on January 25, 2014.

Recital Series Funding:

Sunday  November 2,   3:00pm ... Visual and Performing Arts Center
Westside Campus – WCSU, 43 Lake Ave. Ext., Danbury CT

Dmitri Shostakovich
Symphony No. 7, "Leningrad"



DANBURY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
ARIEL RUDIAKOV, Music Director and Conductor

Major Funding:

DECEMBER 2014

Sunday  December 7,   7:00pm ... Visual and Performing Arts Center
Westside Campus – WCSU, 43 Lake Ave. Ext., Danbury CT

program TBA

DANBURY COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA
STEPHEN MICHAEL SMITH, Music Director and Conductor

Major Funding:

Funding for the Concert Mentor:


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Friday  December 12,   7:30pm
Saturday  December 13,   6:00pm
Sunday  December 14,   3:00pm ... Danbury High School,
Clapboard Ridge Rd., Rt. 39

Tchaikovsky's NUTCRACKER BALLET  –  The Danbury Symphony Orchestra will be joined by over 200 dancers from the greater Danbury area
in this fully staged, costumed production. This holiday favorite sells out quickly!
ARTHUR FREDRIC, Artistic Director/Choreographer
DANBURY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
ARIEL RUDIAKOV,  Music Director and Conductor

EXCLUSIVELY for members ($50 and higher; current through November):
Mail/Online Orders collected by 4:00pm Friday, Oct. 31st, will have
the first opportunity to select seats through a lottery system.
    Tickets cost $10 to $27 ALL seats are reserved
Public sales begin on Monday, Nov. 17th    call (203) 748-1716
.

Major Funding:

Friday  December 19,   7:30pm ... First Congregational Church, West St. and Deer Hill Ave.
MESSIAH
  an Oratorio by Georg Frederic Händel



DANBURY CONCERT CHORUS &
DANBURY CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
RICHARD PRICE, Music Director Emeritus and Conductor

Major Funding:

JANUARY 2015

Sunday  January 25,   3:00pm ... Visual and Performing Arts Center
Westside Campus – WCSU, 43 Lake Ave. Ext., Danbury CT
Annual Young People's Concert
Music for Children
a diverse program, including
Tchaikovsky's Rococo Variations played on electric guitar by Ethan Winer

Also, featuring this year's winner of the DSO Student Concerto Competition

DANBURY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
ARIEL RUDIAKOV, Music Director and Conductor

Major Funding:

MARCH 2015

Sunday  March 1,   3:00pm ... Visual and Performing Arts Center
Westside Campus – WCSU, 43 Lake Ave. Ext., Danbury CT
A Combined Concert of 100 Musicians!
program TBA
There will also be several selections by the DPSO and a combined number

DANBURY PREPARATORY STRING ORCHESTRA
GLEN LEBETKIN, Music Director and Conductor

DANBURY COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA
STEPHEN MICHAEL SMITH, Music Director and Conductor

Major Funding:

Funding for the Concert Mentor:
Sunday  March 8,   3:00pm ... Visual and Performing Arts Center
Westside Campus – WCSU, 43 Lake Ave. Ext., Danbury CT

Beethoven's 'Emperor' Concerto
Symphony No. 6 by Dvorak

  • Will Duchon, Piano

DANBURY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
ARIEL RUDIAKOV, Music Director and Conductor

Major Funding:

APRIL 2015




MAY 2015

Sunday  May 3,   7:00pm ... Visual and Performing Arts Center
Westside Campus – WCSU, 43 Lake Ave. Ext., Danbury CT
program TBA
DANBURY COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA
STEPHEN MICHAEL SMITH, Music Director and Conductor

Major Funding:

Funding for the Concert Mentor:
Saturday  May 9,   8:00pm ... First Congregational Church, West St. and Deer Hill Ave.

Opera Choruses

DANBURY CONCERT CHORUS
CHRISTINE R. HOWLETT, Music Director
DANBURY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
ARIEL RUDIAKOV, Music Director and Conductor


Major Funding:


JUNE 2015

CityCenter Logo
Saturday  June 13, 7:30pm ... CityCenter Bandshell, on the Green
Rain Location:   Broadview Middle School Auditorium on Hospital Ave.

CityCenter Danbury
presents
Beautiful Music Under the Stars


Come early and have a picnic!

DANBURY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
ARIEL RUDIAKOV, Music Director and Conductor

SUMMER 2015

SUMMER ENRICHMENT PROGRAM
Classes are for children entering grade three and higher,
with adults welcomed in certain groups.
Dates, times, and locations to be announced for student performances
of the A Cappella Class, Bands, West Afrikan Drumming, and Strings.

Class registration usually takes place in May and June.
Send e-mail or call (203) 748-1716 for more registration information.

Major Funding:

ADMISSION IS FREE TO ALL CONCERTS

EXCEPT THE   NUTCRACKER BALLET
Contact the Danbury Music Centre for information about concerts on this calendar
or about joining a performing group.
Phone: (203) 748-1716
Fax: (203) 794-1308
E-Mail:  dmc1935@snet.net


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