Eighth Annual
Seventh Annual
June 17-20, 2003
Schedule of Events

For questions, schedule or location changes, or for a complete program, call 315-228-7645 prior to the festival or visit the Festival Headquarters on the Village Green upon arrival.

To order tickets for the concert and events listed below, print an order form in Acrobat PDF format that you can mail in or fax to reserve your seats for the reserved events.  Adobe Acrobat needed.  Download from here.

Footnotes: * Tickets required for admission    ** Special meal/event; separate charge
Head Start Extras

7 p.m. Concert Conversations and Opening Night Concert

“In Another Country” Composers create away from home!
St. Thomas’ Church, Madison St.
       Wolf Italian Serenade
       Boccherini La Retirata de Madrid
       Stravinsky L’Histoire du Soldat Suite (The Soldier’s Tale)
       Canzonette Italiane
8:30 p.m. Country Flavors
International cuisine with the artists featuring dishes from the homelands
of Wolf, Boccherini, Stravinsky, and Martín y Soler.
      Merrill House, Colgate Campus

June 17 Friday
7:15 p.m. Sample the wines of New York, then settle back for some
delightful music.
Additional fee of $6.00 for souvenir glass.
          Palace Theater, Rt 12B, next Byrne Dairy

8:00 P.M. Concert Conversations and Concert
“Down Home in the Americas.”
Relax at the Palace with music from the North and South America

      Palace Theater, Rt 12B, next Byrne Dairy
      Volker Waterways: A World Premiere
      Gershwin Summertime & other favorite songs
      Bernstein Sonata for Clarinet & Piano
      Schoenfeld Café Music
      Guastavino Las Presencias No. 7
      Jiménez Que Bonito Amor
      Ellington Fantasy for String Quartet

June 18 Saturday
All performances free and on the Village Green
unless otherwise stated.

8:30 a.m. Enjoy morning coffee with the
Hanshaw Trio:
Prochaska’s sweet
hammered dulcimer; Jerry Drumheller, fiddle; and
Craig Higgins, guitar and mandolin

Barge Canal Coffee Co., Lebanon St


10:00 a.m. Two choices!
Historic String Instrument Lecture/Demonstration
with NY State Troubadour Robin Schade
      Barge Canal Coffee Co., Lebanon St.

The Wild Side of Chenango: Guided nature walk (4 or 5K)
Colgate’s Lang Fitness Trails

11:00 a.m. Morris Dancers: Bells, sticks and summer frivolity by The Bassett Street Hounds. You’ll love it!


11:30 a.m. Ferdinand the Bull for children: Fiddle with Linda Rosenthal and narrator



Noon. Thistle Seeds and Bull Thistle Players join Chenango
Players on the Village Green

3 p.m. MusicMix Sneak Peek
Presented by Hamilton PCD. Traditional Bosnian dancers in colorful costume perform and teach with live music. Watch youths and adults share their culture through dance. The Bosnian Performers, from Utica, N.Y., are a prelude to Sviraj, Bosnian musicians performing at the annual MusicMix, July 30, 2005, here in Hamilton, N.Y. For more information about either performance contact the Partnership for Community Development, 315-825-3537 or www.partnersatwork.org.

1–3 p.m. Summer Sweets Contest
Local eateries put their desserts to the test. You be the judge! Winners announced at 5:45 p.m.
      On the sidewalks of Hamilton

4 p.m. Chenango Players
      Hamilton Whole Foods


4:30–5:30 p.m. Guitar and fiddle duo John Rossbach and Andrew
Van Norstrand

6–7:30 p.m. Brazilian Jazz with the Glenn Cashman Band

8–10:30 p.m. Country Dance
Country dances of all sorts — two step, West Coast swing,
polka, country waltz. Dancers of all skill levels welcome.
Additional fee; see ticket order form
Palace Theater



June 19 SUNDAY
Noon. Classical Guitar Interlude
Enjoy the soft and enticing sounds of Roberto Limón’s solo classical guitar in works from Germany to Venezuela. Bring your own seat cushion!
Park United Methodist Church, Village Green

2 p.m. Concert Conversations and Concert
“A Summer Schubertiade” Sunshine for the soul — an afternoon of Schubert favorites. Bring your own seat cushion!
      St. Mary’s Church, corner of Wylie St. and Rt 12B
          Fantasia in F minor, Op. 103, D. 940 (piano four-hands)
          Shepherd on the Rock (for voice, clarinet, piano)
          Quintet in C for Strings, D. 956, Op. 163 (with two cellos!)
          Reception and Bull Thistle Awards to follow

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