Tag Archives: Binghamton Community Orchestra

At a press conference this morning (March 14) at The Forum in downtown Binghamton, Broome County Arts Council (BCAC) Executive Director Nancy Barno Reynolds announced the awarding of $222,698 in United Cultural Fund (UCF) grants for 2018. That amount represents 85 percent of the $268,774 received during the 2018 UCF campaign. The remaining 15 percent was retained by the BCAC for administration. Five major arts organizations will receive General Operating Support (GOS) Grants totaling $209,572. Fourteen community non-profit organizations and individual artists will receive project grants totaling...
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We're entering the holiday entertainment season, and BAMirror reviewers are going to be as busy as elves, either writing about other people's performances or participating in their own concerts and shows. Therefore, it seems like the perfect time to revive our once-regular "what did you do" Monday query. In the comment section, BAMirror readers -- and writers -- can offer a quick summary of their weekend's entertainment adventures. Over the past two weekends, I've attended the exuberant EPAC production of The Producers and Tri-Cities Opera's powerful presentation...
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By Barb Van Atta The Broome County Arts Council (BCAC) is awarding $231,246 in United Cultural Fund (UCF) grants for 2017. General operating grants will help support operations of seven major arts organizations. Seventeen project grants will support projects by community non-profits and individual artists. The recipients were to be honored at a press conference Tuesday (March 14), followed by a “Pi Day” celebration and fund-raising event at the Water Street Brewing Co. in downtown Binghamton. The press conference has been canceled due to the impending blizzard, but...
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Naturally, all of us at Broome Arts Mirror are very excited about the upcoming Heart of the Arts celebration on Sept. 19. To help you join in on the excitement, BAMirror, over the next couple of weeks, will be featuring brief Q&As with our honorees. We start today with Lifetime Achievement Award winner Dr. Timothy G. Perry. HOTA Lifetime Achievement Awards recognize individuals who have had a significant long-term impact in the arts in Broome County. These individuals are chosen by the BCAC...
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By Barb Van Atta When members of the local arts community gather next month to honor five of their own, they also will be honoring the past, present and future of the arts in Broome County. At a press conference this morning at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Binghamton, Broome County Arts Council Executive Director Laura Knochen-Davis announced the following recipients of BCAC’s bi-annual Heart of the Arts awards:

• HOTA Lifetime Achievement Award – Dr. Timothy G. Perry, Binghamton University music professor and Binghamton Community...

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By Barb Van Atta At a news conference today (March 16), the Broome County Arts Council (BCAC) awarded $232,815 in United Cultural Fund (UCF) grants to 22 local arts organizations, community non-profits and individual artists. UCF monies will help provide general operating support for seven major arts organizations in the community and will fund 15 specific projects ranging from classes to concerts to film festivals, said BCAC Executive Director Laura Knochen-Davis. (more…)...
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Reviewed by Nancy Oliveri Before a nearly full house last Saturday (May 3), the Binghamton Community Orchestra presented "Invitation to the Dance," a jubilant program of lively, compelling orchestral pieces for its third and final 2013–2014 concert. The program at Sarah Jane Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church in Johnson City was led by guest conductor Brian DeMaris, who is in consideration for the position of permanent BCO conductor. Works by Czechoslovakian composer Antonin Dvorak opened and closed the program, setting the tone with Slavonic Dances, No. 1 and concluding...
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