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                 Thursday, June 17

8:00 p.m. American Made...Music by Americans, for Americans . . . and found in America!
Cafe Music Paul Schoenfield
Contrasts Béla Bartók
Adagio Samuel Barber
Dances from Panama William Grant Still
Roses from the South Johann Strauss Jr./Schoenberg
Reception and wine tasting featuring local vintners following the concert

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              Friday, June 18

1-3 p.m. String, piano, brass, and clarinet master classes with MusicFest artists. Auditors and participants welcome; call 315-228-7645 for registration information. First Baptist Church, Hamilton Whole Foods, Barge Canal Coffee Company.
7:30 p.m. Dancing and Dreaming . . . From snappy Spanish dance and contagious waltz, to rich and sonorous rhapsodic clarinet.
Pieces for clarinet, viola and pianoforte Max Bruch
Navarra Pablo de Sarasate
Waltzes Antonín Dvorák
Pequeña Romanza Enrique Granados
Pantomime and Ritual Fire Dance Manuel de Falla
Fantasie and Variations on Theme by Danzi Louis Spohr

Reception following the concert

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                        Saturday, June 19

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.-1 p.m. Hamilton Farmer's Market. Hamilton Village Green
11 a.m.-1 p.m. The Upstate New York Special II*
Children's music and regional performers. Hamilton Village Green
Strings and Stories: Children's fables and tales with electric violin Linda Rosenthal and narrator
Barbershop, Spirituals and Folksongs Blue Parsley Boys
Pure Dixieland: Improvisation is the Name of the Game OV Dixieland Band
Anthems, Pop and Show Tunes The Madison Community Choir
Summer Sweets Contest: desserts by local restaurants. You be the judge!
11 a.m.-7 p.m. Chicken Barbecue (there will be an afternoon break)

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the village
Take advantage of local attractions, run on the fitness trail, go antiquing in Bouckville, tee off at Seven Oaks, or make time for a siesta.

"Vignette" performances by the Chenango Players. Follow the roving musicians to various Hamilton locations.
5:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday Sundaes, catered by Mr. Ed's, and Festival Artists CD signing. Hamilton Village Green.
6 p.m. Five Guys Named Moe* A sumptuous smorgasbord of sophisticated sounds an eclectic mix of swing, be-bop, zany humor and much more. Hamilton Village Green.
nysca.jpg (2422 bytes)This performance is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency.

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                            Sunday, June 20

the village
Attend a local church service, enjoy bagels and the newspaper at the Barge, have Brunch at the Inn, tee off at Seven Oaks.
2 p.m. Best Loved Chamber Music III . . . By popular demand, we bring you once again some of our favorite "chestnuts" in a lovely new location. St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, corner of Wylie St. and Route 12B.
Kegelstatt Trio, K. 498 W.A. Mozart
Quintet in B flat, Op. 34 Carl Maria von Weber
Quintet in f minor, Op. 34  Johannes Brahms

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 17­20.)

Ticket pricing

Tickets to individual concerts, on sale at various locations in the village, will be available beginning May 15; $8 adults, $6 children, students & seniors; 6 & under free. Festival packages at a reduced rate are available, as are mail order tickets. Call 315-228-7645 for details.

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