Local music history: Strike up the bands

  • The Aria Woodwind Quintet of Harper College in Bennington, Vt., would spend their midwinter break in the Glens Falls area, performing 13 concerts over four days at schools, senior centers and at a local music store, The Post-Star reported on Jan.24, 1972.
  • Faculty and students at the Glens Falls Business College performed music in their spare time.
  • “As the best evidence of the success of instruction in vocal music in the public schools, come and hear your children sing.” — The Granville Sentinel, Sept. 4, 1891
  • There is always a moral influence associated with a piano. If it isn’t upright, it is square.” — The Granville Sentinel, Sept. 11, 1891

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Maury Thompson

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Freelance history writer and documentary film producer from Ticonderoga, NY

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