Caramoor Dispels the Myth that Bigger is Better

Original post by Easy Ed on No Depression

In a super-sized world where there is a notion that everything bigger is inherently better, last weekend’s American Roots Music Festival at the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts proved that less is more. Opting out of the currently popular multi-day mega-event with an audience of a half-million people, fifteen stages, forty-two headliners and two thousand musicians, what they offered instead to the appreciative audience was a day of wonderful and intimate performances from some of the area’s top artists, an opportunity to connect and engage with various elements of the local music community, and an evening concert featuring the Lone Bellow opening for Rosanne Cash. Read more

Violinist Revisits His Caramoor Family

Left photo: Caramoor CEO Jeffrey Haydon with Joseph Lin

On Sunday, we welcomed the return of Joseph Lin to Caramoor. In 1997, he was an Evnin Rising Star and just started as the first violinist of the Juilliard String Quartet this season. Lin had a whole group of family and friends here to celebrate this milestone moment. Giving emerging musicians the opportunity to hone their skill and then inviting them to return throughout their careers to celebrate their success is what makes Caramoor so special. This is the creative oasis where musicians thrive.
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In the Garden of Sonic Delights

In the Garden of Sonic Delights Opens Tomorrow!

We are so excited to kick off our ground-breaking sound art exhibition, In the Garden of Sonic Delights, tomorrow with a day long celebration! The day will feature performances by Francisco López, Evidence (a collaboration between Stephan Moore and Scott Smallwood), and Eli Keszler; a panel discussion with Sonic Delights artists and featuring panel moderator and esteemed curator, Barbara London; guided tours; and an evening Twilight Soundwalk led by Sonic Delights artist, Bob Bielecki.

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