Success for Nyack High School Music program

Success for Nyack High School Music program

Nyack Public School Music Department’s recent trip to Boston for participation in an annual awards competition was a resounding success as the school returned home with 21 different awards! All five participating classes (Chamber Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, Wind Ensemble, Advanced Choir, and Women’s Vocal Ensemble) earned First Place with Gold ratings. Additionally, each ensemble won the […]

Musical Fun at the O’burg Library

Musical Fun at the O’burg Library

Local songwriters Nancy Dochartaigh and Gordon Roehrer of Cover Bridge perform Sunday, April 8, 2 p.m. at the Orangeburg Library. Nancy and Gordon deliver a fresh treatment of choice tunes as well as some of the best songs you never heard by local songwriters. Free concert. The library is located at 20 S. Greenbush Rd., […]

Borderline Folk Music Club Presents a Bob Dylan Songfest

Borderline Folk Music Club Presents a Bob Dylan Songfest

  The Borderline Folk Music Club is sponsoring a Dylan Songfest on May 28, 1:30 t- 4:30 p.m. at the Nanuet Public Library, 149 Church St., Nanuet, NY.  Featured will be Chris Brown, Gary Solomon, Judy Kass, Katherine Rondeau, Robin Greenstein, and the Ray-Band Dylan Tribute.  We will be raffling off a pair of Falcon […]

Rockland Music Scene to Host Upcoming Concerts

Rockland Music Scene to Host Upcoming Concerts

BY DYLAN BESTLER The Rockland Music Scene will be hosting two concerts within the next month. The first is at the Tallman Fire House this Friday at 6:30 p.m. with only $5 admission.The second one is on May 12 at The Nyack Center at 7 p.m., also with $5 admission. Performing at the concerts are […]

A Guitar Music Series to be Presented by ArtsRock

BY GEORGE J. DACRE ArtsRock is teaming up with Carnegie Room Concerts to present a guitar series which will celebrate Jimmy Hendrix, Eric Clapton and the Beatles, hosted and curated by Jeff Doctorow. The series to be held at the Nyack Library at 59 South Broadway in Nyack, is set for Friday, February 22 at […]

Nyack’s Sam Waymon Wrote Music for “Freedom Summer”

Nyack’s Sam Waymon Wrote Music for “Freedom Summer”

BY GEORGE J. DACRE Musical and film legend Sam Waymon of Nyack wrote the gospel-humming song “Mrs. Jackson” in memory of an 85-year-old black woman who members of the Students Nonviolent Coordinating Committee helped to register to vote in Mississippi in 1964. Another song, “Freedom Is My Name,” recalls the days of violence and the […]

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