Local music history — Royalty audience for Oscar Seagle

  • On Jan. 7,1888, The Morning Star reported that the Fort Edward Choral Union was holding rehearsals in the basement of the Methodist Episcopal Church for an upcoming “grand concert.”
  • It didn’t take long before another grand vocal concert was in the works.
  • On Feb. 3, 1888, The Morning Star reported: “The Olmstedville brass band has sent for another E flat cornet. They expect their teacher, Captain Parker, of Long Lake, about the first of March.”
  • On March 9, 1923, The Post-Star reported that The Adirondack Male Chorus, directed by Elmer Tidmarsh, performed for the opening of the third annual Glens Falls Automobile Show at the Glens Falls Armory on Warren Street.

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Freelance history writer and documentary film producer from Ticonderoga, NY

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