Pianist summers at Lake George in 1918

  • On June 14, 1946, The Post-Star reported that Virginia de Blasiis of Glens Falls would be on the staff of the first national composer’s conference and chamber music center to be held Aug. 17–31 at Middlebury College.
  • On July 5, 1946, Post-Star music columnist Brunnhilde Decker McCune quoted from the recent Institution of Musical Art commencement speech by William Schuman, president of Julliard School of Music:
  • On July 5, 1946, The Post-Star reported that Ray LaFarr and his orchestra would play for the opening of the Glen Lake Casino at Glen Lake that evening,
  • On May 29, 1971, The Post-Star reported that musician Brooks Tillotson of Fort Edward played French horn on a pickle commercial that was broadcast on national television.
  • On June 24, 1971, The Post-Star reported that the Prague Madrigal Singers would perform their first concert in the United States on June 28 at Canfield Casino in Saratoga Springs.

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Maury Thompson

Maury Thompson

Freelance history writer and documentary film producer from Ticonderoga, NY