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Baritone Mark Rucker is the featured soloist with the Sackets Harbor Vocal Arts Ensemble's concert on May 4th at Trinity Episcopal Church in Watertown.  Photo:  Jen Joyce Davis
Baritone Mark Rucker is the featured soloist with the Sackets Harbor Vocal Arts Ensemble's concert on May 4th at Trinity Episcopal Church in Watertown. Photo: Jen Joyce Davis

"Am I an American?" Watertown concert celebrates American artists

The Trinity Concert Series continues at Trinity Episcopal Church in Watertown on Sunday, May 4, with a focus on the words, poetry and music of American writers, poets and composers. The concert will feature the Sackets Harbor Vocal Arts Ensemble and orchestra.

Founded in 2006, the ensemble includes over 50 singers from around the region. Baritone Mark Rucker will be the featured soloist in "Ballad for Americans" composed by Earl Robinson.

Music Director Richard Probert told Todd Moe that the concert will also feature spirituals, the poetry of Robert Frost and music composed by Aaron Copland and Randall Thompson.  Go to full article

A season of music and community sing-alongs

This is the season for music. Communities across the North Country are hosting Holiday jams, concerts and caroling this month. In Lake Placid, on Sunday, December 11th, the Community Church will host the annual Tri-Lakes Messiah Community Sing. For many it's a way to kick off the Christmas season with their voices. Todd Moe talks with the conductor, Drew Benware, about this locally produced, musical Holiday experience.  Go to full article

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