Tag Archives: Heart of the Arts Award

Harold H. Manker, a 2016 Broome County Arts Council Heart of the Arts recipient (with his wife, Toby Jean), passed away Oct. 8 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. His passing was reflective of his quiet demeanor. There were no calling hours; the burial Oct. 17 was private. But there will be a way for all of his friends to gather and share their memories. (more…)...
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Funeral services were held today (Nov. 28) for pianist Irene Kanazawich. Known fondly by her colleagues at Tri-Cities Opera and elsewhere as “Iron Fingers Irene,” the indefatigable accompanist was one of the Broome County Arts Council’s inaugural Heart of the Arts Award winners in 2004. Here is link to her obituary in the Press & Sun-Bulletin....
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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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[caption id="attachment_1914" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Bruce Borton"][/caption] The Madrigal Choir of Binghamton, the select chamber choral ensemble  founded by Anne Boyer Cotten in 1978, has announced the selection of  Dr. Bruce Borton as the next artistic director. Chosen after a 20-month search process, Borton brings a great deal of experience to the podium. He's Director of Choral activities at Binghamton University, where he's taught since 1988. For 10 years prior to that, he was conducting assistant to the legendary...
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