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Festival Finale: Voices of Celebration

August 18, 2024 at 7:00:00 PM

Friends of Happy Retreat, Mordington Avenue, Charles Town, WV, USA

Spread out your picnic blankets, grab your lawn chairs, and get ready for an afternoon filled with uplifting music! The program is a joyful culmination of the ACMF season, featuring a diverse mix of tunes that will have everyone tapping their toes and swaying along.

Unwind and celebrate the magic of music together at ACMF's vibrant outdoor finale in a stunning historic setting! This fun-for-all-ages event takes place at 3pm on August 18 at Happy Retreat in Charles Town, WV


Spread out your picnic blankets, grab your lawn chairs, and get ready for an afternoon filled with uplifting music! The program is a joyful culmination of the ACMF season, featuring a diverse mix of tunes that will have everyone tapping their toes and swaying along.


Expect playful melodies, heartwarming classics, and everything in between! It's the perfect opportunity to relax under the sun with your loved ones and experience the beauty of music in a relaxed, outdoor setting.


Don't miss this fantastic chance to:

  • Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon outdoors with friends and family.

  • Celebrate the closing of the ACMF season in a festive atmosphere.

  • Create lasting memories with the people you love.



Mark your calendars for the Festival Finale: Voices of Celebration!


Musicians

Clarinet | Thomas Coltman

Violin | Martin Gwilym-Jones, Rachelle Hunt, Chris Jusell, Minju Kim, Audrey Pride

Viola | Sam Kelder, Danielle Wiebe Burke

Cello | Katie Tertell, Schuyler Slack

Bass | Sam Suggs



Program


Danish String Quartet: Sekstur from Vendsyssel - The Peat Dance


Richard Strauss: Morgen! (Tomorrow!), Op. 27, No. 4  


Antonio Vivaldi: Summer from The Four Seasons, Op. 8

Allegro non molto

     Adagio e piano - Presto e forte

     Presto


Paul Wiancko: Toy Bricks (2012)


Rufus Reid: World Premiere (2024) (encore performance)


James Pecore: Pray for String Quartet (2022)


Aaron Copland, arr. Craig West: Selections from Old American Songs (1950/52)

     Simple Gifts

     I Bought Me a Cat

     Shall We Gather by the River


Astor Piazzolla, arr. Leonid Desyatnikov: Invierno porteño (Winter in Buenos Aires)



Please note: All anticipated programs and musicians are subject to changes

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