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Thursday, June 15
7:30 p.m. Gypsy Rondo. . .Let your imagination be captured!
First Baptist Church.
  
Authentic Hungarian dinner with artist & Friends, Colgate Inn, to follow (additional fee: dinner/concert package available).
  

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Friday, June 16
3-5 p.m.    String, piano, and clarinet master classes with MusicFest artist.   Auditors and participants
                     welcome; call 315-228-7645 for registration information.  First Baptist Church, Hamilton Whole
Foods, Barge Canal Coffee Company.
 
8 p.m. Dance Americas!. . .Tap, clap, and snap with dance-inspired works from New York to Patagonia.
Festival Tent Merrill House Lawn, Colgate.
Reception and wine tasting (additional fee) following the concert.

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                      Saturday, June 17
Village Day Eat, shop, and be merry with a day-long blend of music and activities in Hamilton's charming,
historic atmosphere.
All Village Day concerts are free of charge.
  
8 a.m. - Hamilton Farmers Market.  Hamilton Village Green
1 p.m.
  
9 a.m. J.S. Bach, Dance, and the Violin with Bruce Berg, Barge Canal Coffee Co., Lebanon Street*
  
11 a.m. - The Upstate New York Special III* Childrens music and regional performers. Hamilton Village Green.
1:30 p.m.
Strings and Stories: Children's fables and tales with electric violin - Linda Rosenthal and narrator.
Barbershop, Spirituals and Folksongs - Blue Parsley Boys
Renaissance polyphone sung in period costume - Tapestry
Onkwehonwe Unity Dancers - Iroquois children from kindergarten through high school led by singer/drummer Russ Smith.
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11 a.m - Chicken Barbecue (there will be an afternoon break)
7 p.m.
Visit local attractions, run on the fitness trail, go antiquing in Bouckville, tee of at Seven Oaks, or make time for a siesta.
 
"Vignette" performances by the Chenango Players.  Follow the roving musicians to various Hamilton loactions.
 
11:30 a.m. Summer SSweets Contest: desserts by local restaurants.  You be the judge!
 
2 p.m. Historic string instrument lecture/demonstration with NY State Troubador Robic Schade.
Barge Canal Coffee Company.
 
3 p.m. Masterclass Showcase: Budding Talent. First Baptist Church*
 
5:30 - p.m. Saturday Sundaes, catered by Mr. Ed's, and festival artists CD signing.    Hamilton Village Green.
7:30 p.m.

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6 p.m.         Juan Pablo Torres, trombone, and his Afro-Cuban Jam.*
Experience Cuban jazz and popular music with the world-famous "Trombone Man" and his
combo on the Village Green.
  
8 p.m. Play: Let My People Go. Hugh Humphreys presents the story of the antislavery movement
in Madison County, including the Great Cazenovia Fugitive Slave Law Convention of 1850.
Spirited abolitionists songs by The Master's Touch Chorale. Spirituals by Max Smith.  
Hamilton Central School Stage.

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Sunday, June 18
Attend a local church service, enjoy bagels and the newspaper at the Barge, have early breakfast
at Mr. Ed's or brunch at the Inn, tee off at Seven Oaks.
  
2 p.m. Best Loved Chamber Music of the Millennium. . .without a doubt, the greatest all-time hits of the
genre. Schubert's "Trout" and Brahms' Clarinet Quintet. St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, corner
of Wylie St. and Route 12B.
  
Reception and Bull Thistle Awards following the concert.
  
* = Free concert. (For schedule or location changes, call 315-228-7645 prior to the festival, or visit
Festival Headquarters on the Village Green June 14-18).

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Ticket Pricing

Tickets to individual concerts will be available beginning May 15; $10.00 adults, $8.00 children, students
& Seniors; 6 & under free.  Festival packages at a reduced rate are available, as are mail-order ticets.
Call 315-228-7645 for details.  Thank you.

 

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