Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Point CounterPoint faculty return to Brandon Music for benefit concert

Friday, Aug. 29 at 7 p.m. — BRANDON — Members of Lake Dunmore’s Point CounterPoint faculty will perform a chamber music concert at Brandon Music on Aug. 29 at 7 p.m. to benefit the Compass Music and Arts Foundation. Performing are, Anton Miller (violin), Rita Porfiris (viola), Lawrence Zoernig (cello), Gili Sharett (bassoon) and Arielle Levioff (piano). The evening’s program will include George Philipp Telemann’s Sonata for bassoon in F Minor; Manuel Ponce’s Sonata a duo, for violin and viola; Peter Winkler’s Gili’s Music, for bassoon and cello; and Joaquín Turina’s piano quartet in A minor, Op. 67.

The performance will benefit the Compass Music and Arts Foundation, a non-profit organization working to support educational programs, exhibits, and community events carried out at the Compass Music and Arts Center (CMAC). The Foundation is made up of an active Board of Directors working hand-in-hand with CMAC to enrich life through a deeper appreciation of music and the literary, performing and visual arts.

Tickets are $15. Reservations are recommended – call 802-465-4071 or email Brandon Music is located at 62 Country Club Rd., Brandon.

Point CounterPoint was founded in 1963 on the shores of Lake Dunmore by the late Dr. Edwin Finckel, a New Jersey pianist, composer, and teacher. Dr. Finckel’s goal was to create summer musical opportunities for his students. Since then, the camp, which offers programming for both children and adults, has gained an international reputation. Point CounterPoint is now run by Jenny and Steve Beck, who purchased it in 2008.

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