Albany Symphony brass perform for conservancy fundraiser

Rensselaerville azaleas: The Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy is partnering with the Albany Symphony to bring an afternoon of music and nature on Saturday, June 24, at Stewart Meyers’s historic Rensselaerville home. The fundraiser celebrates the conservancy’s protection of the Eldridge Farm. The suggested donation is $75;  visit www.mohawkhudson.org or call (518) 436-6346.

RENSSELAERVILLE — The Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy is partnering with the Albany Symphony to bring an afternoon of music and nature to Capital Region residents and visitors on Saturday, June 24.

The event celebrates the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy’s protection of the Eldridge Farm and the preservation of the historic agricultural landscapes of Rensselaerville.

An outdoor reception and light refreshments precede an outdoor performance by the brass musicians of the Albany Symphony, conducted by David Alan Miller. Hosted by Stewart Myers at his historic home in Rensselaerville, the evening event will also include guided walks through the lawns, fields, and gardens of the Daniel Conkling House, a restored 1806 Federal mansion.

To reserve a spot, visit www.mohawkhudson.org or call (518) 436-6346. The suggested donation for the event is $75 per person, and all proceeds will support the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy. Space is limited.

 

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