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Links, Friends and Fun

January 2017:

FOR THE LATEST, IN MAINE, SEE THIS PAGE ON THE

SUNRISE COUNTY ARTS INSTITUTE WEBSITE!

(The links below will be updated in the future--some are obsolete.)


Photo by Michael Gold
"Here, at least, is a girl to hit the open road with."
— Westsider/Chelsea-Clinton News, NYC. (Review of R. Vaughan Williams' Songs of Travel)

 


Music and Arts Services & Stores

 

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Kathy Anderson's School for Young Artists
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Chronogram — Conscious publishing in the Hudson Valley -- and free every month!
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Disk Makers — quality post-production/reproduction for your CDs and DVDs
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Michael Gold — Photographer
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Golden Notebook, Woodstock
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The Lied and Art Song Text site, edited by Emily Ezust — Texts and Translations to Lieder, Mélodies, Chansons and other Vocal Music
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Music World — #1 source for singing & musical products Music World
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Oblong Books & Music, Rhinebeck and Millbrook, NY
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Patelson’s Music House — Classical sheet music trove, just behind Carnegie Hall
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Sheet Music Plus — Want to buy sheet music, songbooks or guitar tabs? Try Sheet Music Plus. They have over a quarter million titles to choose from. Sheet Music Plus
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Reservoir Music Center — Friendly folks, instruments, lessons, local CDs, in-store events
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Christina Varga Gallery, Woodstock — outsider art
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Hudson Valley Music — A great site for HV musical activities of all kinds. Hudson Valley Music
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Tuned In Web Design — Contact the Steves, who are "The Men" in website design in the Valley! They are the guys who run HVmusic.com. More about the guys who built this site
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Woodstock - Byrdcliffe Guild — art, crafts, concerts
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Woodstock Chamber Orchestra and its conductor, David Leighton
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Woodstock Music Shop — Meeting the diverse musical needs of the Woodstock community
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Woodstock Piano Company
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We are listed on Vocalist.org

 


Musicians and Musical Organizations

 

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Daniel Abrams — composer and pianist
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Albany Records — major label for contemporary classical music, and more
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David Alpher & Jennie Litt — dynamic cabaret duo, composer/songwriters and more! (See also CAFOM) David Alpher & Jennie Litt
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Alta Classica — devoted to Latin American, Ladino, and zarzuela music, run by singer Susan Razavi
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Robert Baksa — composer
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Baikida Carroll — Jazz musician, composer, producer Baikida Carroll
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Bronx Arts Ensemble — Provides concerts, vital music education and family activities to schools and neighborhoods in the Bronx
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CAFOM — Chamber Arts Festival of Marbletown
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Deep Listening Institute, Inc — composer Pauline Oliveros' activities and Deep Listening philosphy/training program Pauline Oliveros
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Harry F. Ditzel — French horn player and teacher
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James Fitzwilliam — pianist, composer and proponent of bare feet! James Fitzwilliam
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Flames of Discontent — duo specializing in songs of protest and social justice Flames of Discontent
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Gamelan Son of Lion — Led by composer-conductor-player Barbara Benary.
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Marcia Gates — flutist and teacher
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Daniel Grundlach — countertenor
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Gail Godwin — novelist and librettist, and fellow gardener!
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Grand Montgomery Chamber Music Series
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Eric Halfvarson — bass. Illinois-born bass Eric Halfvarson sings regularly with the world's most prestigious opera companies and symphony orchestras. For information and bookings, contact him through his web site.
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Michael Hanko — baritone and teacher of Alexander Technique for singers
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Homespun Tapes — Teaching methods company for many types of music, run by well-known folk musician Happy Traum and his wife Jane
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Hudson Valley Philharmonic
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Hudson Valley Society for Music — dedicated to the promotion of music at a community level, sponsors annual Hudson Valley BachFest in August.
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Hudson Valley Youth Chorale
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LIEDER-L Listserv — About 250 aficionados on the subject of art song: join us!
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Maverick Concerts — music director, Alexander Platt: Woodstock's premiere summer chamber music concert series, held in the acoustical marvel of a barn built by artist Hervey White
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NYSTA — New York Singing Teachers Association
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Parnassus Records — Parnassus Records: new CD releases, and vintage vinyl
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Scott Petito/NRS Recording Studio — the multi-instrumental musician (and Fug), engineer , producer & songwriter, and his singer-songwriter wife Leslie Ritter
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Barbara Pickhardt — Ars Choralis chamber choir and conductor Barbara Pickhardt
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Princes of Serendip — Featuring original songs by T.G. Vanini and Julie Kirby
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Layne Redmond — drumming teacher, workshop leader and author of When the Drummers Were Women
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Redwood Moose — folk music duo with terrific originals Redwood Moose
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The Risorgimento Project — music of the Italian salon tradition with Julia Grella and Francesco Izzo
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Harold Rosenbaum — conductor extraordinaire
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Susan Seligman — cellist and teacher Susan Seligman
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Peter Schickele — Web home of the composer and his Doppelgaenger, P.D.Q. Bach Peter Schickele
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Alan Shulman — Official site of the late composer
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Robert Starer — Official web site of the late composer
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Francesca Tanksley — jazz pianist & composer
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Trail Mix Festival — an October festival which has become a year-round Hausmusik series
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Lennie Tristano — Site devoted to the work of the late, great jazz pianist and teacher.
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Enrique Ubieta — composer
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Shirley Warren — Composer and member of Voices for Peace
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Woodstock Chamber Orchestra
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Woodstock Renaissance — vocal ensemble Woodstock Renaissance
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Dennis Yerry & The Hawk Project — Promoting spiritual awareness and creativity through a blend of Native American music, jazz and free improvisation
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Zanana — electro-acoustic chamber music duo featuring Monique Buzzarté, trombone & Kristin Norderval, voice

 


Community and Peace-and-Justice Organizations

 

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Arts for Peace
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Clearwater — Pete Seeger's "baby" - Hudson River cleanup and education, children's programs, cruises and an annual music festival
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Discovery Institute
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Doctors Without Borders — civilians laying their lives on the line in the world's hot spots
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Madre — international women's human rights organization
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MHJCA (Mid-Hudson Japanese Cultural Association) — bringing Japanese cultural heritage to the Hudson Valley
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Oxfam International
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Southern Poverty Law Center — teaching tolerance
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United for Peace and Justice

 


Other Special People

 

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Kathleen Fowler Anderson — artist, director of the School for Young Artists, and amazing designer
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Mary Frank — visual artist
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"Kitchen Atsuko" — Atsuko is a Japanese chef, and can obtain Japanese cooking supplies for you
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Shandaken Women’s Network — forum for the exchange of ideas and information to enahnce the quality of women's lives in the Catskill Region.
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Tomiko Morimoto West — my sister in peace
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The Wine Steward, Shokan — visit Helen, James (his paintings are on display) and their friendly, knowledgeable staff

 


Gardening and Nature Sites

 

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Gustave Le Gray — groundbreaking French photographer of the 19th century
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Hummingbird Nest
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The Japanese Garden — Japanese Garden site at Bowdoin College
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Koi-cam at Bonnie's plants — above and below water cameras


Just for Fun

 

Animusic: Pipe Dream Animusic: Pipe Dream
Anagram Generator Site or, for the anagrammatically challenged...
Anagram Generator Site
Bubble Wrap Be sure to ask for a fresh sheet, with speaker volume turned up...
Bubble Wrap
Shakesperean Insult Generator Try this!....thou "gorbellied hell-hated horn-beast!"
Shakesperean Insult Generator
Astronomy Picture of the Day Astronomy Picture of the Day - your daily "fix" of the cosmos
Astronomy Picture of the Day
Optical Illusions & Visual Phenomena Optical Illusions & Visual Phenomena
Paris by Night turn on your speakers and take a scroll through the City of Lovers!
Paris by Night
Record Store Cats Record Store Cats
Jokes Viola Jokes – (what, on this site you expected soprano jokes?)
Other Musician Jokes – (OK, but you have to look yourself for the soprano ones -- or substitute "soprano" for "tenor"
Classically bad singing Classically Bad Singing
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