Many Guilderland Players have gone on to successful careers involving the arts.  These are a few of them from across the years.

The Old Songs festival is in its 37th year and draws performers and spectators from around the world.

RENSSELAERVILLE — The Carey Institute for Global Good received a pledge from an anonymous local citizen to match up to $10,000 in donations raised for the High Peaks Music Festival. The challenge takes place between now and Sunday, Aug. 13.

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.

RENSSELAERVILLE — The annual High Peaks Music Residency and Festival is accepting applications from outstanding violinists, violists, cellists, mandolinists, and pianists for an intensive 10-day seminar, running from Aug. 7 to 17.

With the holiday season over and winter promising to be around for a while, the Depot Lane Singers are offering interested singers the opportunity to escape cabin fever as they begin to practice for their spring concerts.

Guilderland High School senior Joe Giordano will be headed to the Grammys in February. But he won’t just be watching from the audience. He’ll also be performing at the after-party and at a number of events leading up to the awards show.

GUILDERLAND —Six  Guilderland High School students were selected to perform in the Area All-State Music Festival, which will be held on Nov. 18 and 19.

“Bells for Burls” is a campaign to bring a carillon to St. John’s Church in Altamont, honoring Mark “Burls” Burlingame who listened to the music as he lay dying.

When they couldn’t find a workshop anywhere in the country dedicated to helping hobby cellists play Bach’s Cello Suites better, husband and wife Marc Violette and Margaret Lanoue created one here in the Capital District.


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