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Saturday, December 14, 2019


Nesin Cultural Arts Presents Two Recitals

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NCA Summer Academy faculty Kenneth Hamrick instructs students during a harpsichord building workshop.
MONTICELLO - The Nesin Cultural Arts (NCA) Summer Music Academy will present two recitals in August. The Nesin Cultural Arts (NCA) Summer Music Academy will present a culminating Faculty and Student Recital on Friday, August 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the Eugene D. Nesin Theatre at 22 St. John Street, Monticello.

This performance will include a faculty and student ensemble and faculty/student side-by-side performances. Tickets are a $10 suggested donation at the door. Students are always free. To learn more about NCA programs follow us on social media @NesinCulturalArts or contact Marina Lombardi at: or 845-798-9006.
The Eugene D. Nesin Memorial Scholarship Student Recital is Saturday, August 24 at 7 p.m. at St. John's Episcopal Church, 15 St. John Street, Monticello. The recital will include a variety of performances by students in Nesin Cultural Arts programs. Please join the students for a dessert reception following the recital.
The Eugene D. Nesin Memorial Scholarship was established in 2009 to provide financial assistance to students attending an approved summer music program or continuing their studies in the performing arts in college. Eugene Nesin believed deeply in the importance of music and the arts in a child's life. This scholarship ensures that his legacy lives on. Tickets are a suggested donation of $18 and students with an ID are free.
To reserve your tickets or for additional information please contact Ellen Nesin at: or 845-794-6013.
The NCA Summer Music Academy is a weeklong intensive designed to raise student performance levels while increasing the enjoyment of their personal music making. The Summer Music Academy provides private lessons, music theory and history/style culture classes, ensemble experiences, and supervised practice. Students will perform as soloists and in ensembles alongside the faculty in the culminating recital.
The faculty holds degrees from music institutions such as Juilliard School, Cleveland Institute, Manhattan School of Music and Purchase College Conservatory. They have diverse backgrounds including regular performances with professional ensembles such as New Haven Symphony, Stamford Symphony, The New York Philharmonic and The Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra as well as various chamber ensembles and solo recitals.

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