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The "Music for a Midsummer's Eve" Concert Series features outstanding young up and coming artists most of whom are from the Eastman School of Music, but who come from all over the world. The first four concerts will take place at 7:30pm in the Geneva Room in the Warren Hunting Smith Library on the campus of Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Admission to the concerts is free and open to the public. A free-will donation of non-perishable food items, or $5, is suggested, to benefit Catholic Charities and the food banks of the Center of Concern and the Salvation Army.
The concert on August 29th will be at 2:30pm at Houghton House on the campus of Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Theres is a suggested donation of $10, to be used for the restoration and framing of an art treasure from the collection of Hobart and William Smith Colleges that will be on display at the concert.

Funding for this series was provided by the George D. and Frieda B. Abraham Foundation.

Music for a Midsummer's Eve 2010



Friday, 20 August 2010 at 7:30 PM
The Geneva Room in the Warren Hunting Smith Library
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Pulteney Street, Geneva, NY

Schumann Photo

The Music of Robert and Clara Schumann

Hannah Collins (cello), Hilda Collins (piano), Shichao Zhang (piano),
Jeremy Zhu (violin) and George Abraham (piano)




Saturday, 21 August 2010 at 7:30 PM
The Geneva Room in the Warren Hunting Smith Library
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Pulteney Street, Geneva, NY

Brahms Photo

Music of Johannes Brahms and Robert Schumann

The Paragon String Quartet, Hilda Collins (piano),
Patricia Vandersloot (violin), and Linda Boianova (piano)



Friday, 27 August 2010 at 7:30 PM
The Geneva Room in the Warren Hunting Smith Library
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Pulteney Street, Geneva, NY

A Virtuoso Piano Recital of Music by Robert Schumann

Anna Maimine (piano), Eastman School of Music

Maimine Photo


Saturday, 28 August 2010 at 7:30 PM
The Geneva Room in the Warren Hunting Smith Library
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Pulteney Street, Geneva, NY

The Spirit of the Dance

Featuring Mazurkas of Chopin, music from Spain and Argentina

Special Guest Artist: Mirian Conti,
noted Argentinian pianist and faculty member of the Juilliard School of Music

Conti Photo


Sunday, 29 August 2010 at 2:30 PM
Houghton House Parlor
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Pulteney Street, Geneva, NY

Music for Art

Guest Artists: Mirian Conti (piano),
Katherine Ciesinski (mezzo-soprano), Professor of Voice at the Eastman School of Music

Ciesinski Photo


NYSCA logo HWS logo GC logo Funding is provided by the George D. and Frieda B. Abraham Foundation. Additional support for Geneva Concerts is provided by funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency, by a continuing subscription from Hobart and William Smith Colleges, and the friends of Geneva Concerts.

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