Artistic Director Steven Blier recaps each day of intensive rehearsal and coaching with the 2018 Schwab Vocal Rising Stars — four vocalists and one pianist at the beginning of their professional careers. Day one features introductions and a surprise visit from the Queen.
Originally published in Caramoor’s Fall 2017 – Spring 2018 Program Book
In celebration of the tenth year of Caramoor’s Schwab Vocal Rising Stars mentoring program, Artistic Director Steven Blier looks back on some of the most memorable performances and breakthroughs as well as what it take to construct a successful program.
Caramoor’s staff rounded up 22 songs to put you in the holiday spirit this season. Read on to see why these songs were chosen and listen to the playlist!
You’ve probably heard of Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Small Business Saturday, but did you know the Tuesday after Thanksgiving has been adopted as a National Day of Giving, aka Giving Tuesday? Or, in social media jargon—#GivingTuesday?
by Gayle Schmidt, Director of Special Events
In preparation for our upcoming Holiday Tea Musicales, our staff had the delicious responsibility of tasting an array of sandwiches and tea treats to ensure scrumptious spreads this December. Read on for a sneak preview.
Mr. J. Walter Corcoran (1938-2017)
The Board of Trustees and staff of Caramoor are saddened to learn of the October 26th passing of J. Walter Corcoran who served as a Caramoor Trustee from 1991 to 2002.
by Coleman Itzkoff, 2017 Evnin Rising Star cellist
Looking back at a week of intensive study and rehearsal alongside six fellow Rising Stars and three distinguished mentors, cellist Coleman Itzkoff shares the greatest lessons he learned ranging from laughter and relaxation to appreciating the little things.