The Great Schubert Quintet – with Friends from Holland
Elisabeth Perry (violin), Richard Wolfe (viola) and Matthias Naegele (cello) are members of The Rietveld Ensemble based in Utrecht, The Netherlands. They join Susan Rotholz (flute), Jill Levy (violin) and Eliot Bailen (cello) for this special evening.

Variations on “Là ci darem la mano” flute, violin, viola; Ludwig van Beethoven
Voyage for Flute and Strings; John Corigliano
Impresiones de la Puna; Alberto Ginastera
Quintet in C Major; Franz Schubert

Friday, July 13, 7:30 pm
The Smithfield Church, 656 Smithfield Valley Road, Route 83, Amenia, NY
Five miles northwest of the interesection of Route 22 and Lake Amenia Road

Saturday. July 14, 8 pm
RT Facts Gallery, 8 Old Barn Road, Kent Barns, (corner of Main Street (Route 7) and Maple Street (Route 341).

Meet and Greet Reception to follow.

Favorite Children's Stories Told Through Music
Saturday, July 14, 2 pm
Sherman Library, Sherman, CT
Come celebrate summer with musical retellings of favorite stories like “Ferdinand the Bull” and “Peter and the Wolf.” Plus sing-along songs and a classical “show and tell” performance.

Free admission.

Sponsored by The Sherman Library and The Kemp Mandeville Fund of the Sherman Chamber Ensemble.
The Heart and Soul of Beethoven, Op. 132
Flute and strings for a summer’s evening alongside Beethoven’s profound string quartet, Op. 132. Susan Rotholz (flute), Jill Levy (violin), Doori Na (violin), Michael Roth (viola) and Eliot Bailen (cello) will perform in an exceptional program of music.

Eyeglass duo for viola and cello; Ludwig van Beethoven
East Wind – flute solo; Shulamit Ran
Quartet arr. For flute and strings, Op. 77, No. 1; Franz Joseph Haydn
String Quartet, Op. 132; Ludwig van Beethoven

Saturday evening’s concert is dedicated to the memory of Mary Rindfleisch, long-time Sherman Chamber Ensemble volunteer and executive director and a lover of music, family and friends.

Friday, August 10, 8 pm
St. Andrew's Church, 1 North Main Street, Kent, CT

Saturday, August 11, 8 pm
Lake Mauweehoo Club, Sherman, CT

NEW PROGRAM: An Inside Look at Beethoven’s String Quartet, Op. 132
The String Quartet, Op. 132 stands out as one of Beethoven’s deepest and most complex compositions. Join us for a special discussion and open rehearsal and gain a richer understanding that will enhance your enjoyment of this piece.

Saturday, August 11, 2 pm
Sherman Library, Sherman, CT

Sponsored by The Sherman Library and The Kemp Mandeville Fund of the Sherman Chamber Ensemble.
Ode to Bernstein with a Dvorak Nightcap
Described as a “gifted, fast-rising artist” by the New York Times, Israeli-born pianist Benjamin Hochman’s eloquent and virtuosic performances blend colorful artistry with poetic interpretation exciting audiences and critics alike. The Kansas City Star said of him, "Such breathless perfection that time seemed to stand still." He’ll be joined by Susan Rotholz, flute; Jill Levy, violin; Sarah Adams, viola; and Eliot Bailen, cello. A triumphant ending for our summer season.

Piano Trio; Leonard Bernstein
Duo for Flute and Piano; Aaron Copland
West Side Story Medley Arr. Moss; Leonard Bernstein
Piano Quartet No. 2 in Eb Major, Op. 87; Antonín Leopold Dvořák

Friday, August 31, 8 pm
St. Andrew's Church, 1 North Main Street, Kent, CT

Saturday, September 1, 8 pm
Lake Mauweehoo Club, Sherman, CT

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Annual Bluegrass Jamboree, with SCE regulars featuring Paul Woodiel fiddle Gary DiGiovanni (banjo) and The SCE Blue Grass Band.
Free Admission.

Saturday, September 1, 2 pm
Lake Mauweehoo Club,Sherman

Sunday, September 2, 1 pm
Kent Barns, Maple Street, Kent

Lake Mauweehoo Coffeehouse
Celebrating the year 1968 — 50 years later! Send us your favorites and we’ll try to include them!! $20 per person. Proceeds fund improvements to this lakeside facility.

Friday, September 7, 8 pm doors open at 7:30
Lake Mauweehoo Club, Sherman

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All events at St. Andrew's Church are presented in collaboration with the church's extensive Music in the Nave series.