Sunday Live Music Events

Our music concerts take place on the Sundays shown below at the Finkelstein Memorial Library, 24 Chestnut Street, Spring Valley, NY. All of the concerts are FREE and OPEN to the public.

  • AFTERNOON programs are held indoors in our Fielding Room on the third floor.
  • Please note: Summer EVENING concerts are held outdoors on library grounds. Seating will be provided but you may bring a lawn chair for outdoor concerts. NOTE: In case of inclement weather, outdoor programs will be moved indoors to our Fielding Room.

For further information, please call the library at (845) 352-5700, ext. 244.

SELECT PERFORMANCE DATE OR BROWSE BELOW:    | Jan. 8, 2017 | Feb 19, 2017 | March, 26, 2017 | April 30, 2017 | May 21, 2017

Harmonica Virtuoso – Jia-Yi  HeHarmonica Virtuoso – Jia-Yi  He

January 8, 2017- 2 PM (Snow date: Jan 15)


Jia-Yi He won silver medals at the World Harmonica Championships in Germany and Japan and the bronze medal at the International Competition in the U.S. He has taught master classes and judged competitions in Taiwan, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Hangzhou and Singapore. He regularly performs recitals throughout Europe and Asia and has appeared on China’s National CCTV, ABC, NBC, and Sino Television. Jia-Yi is currently on the faculty of the Turtle Bay Music School in New York City.

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Marc Mathelier

Nostalgia - Valentine’s Concert (rescheduled to Feb 19 at 2 pm).

With Marc Mathelier, a versatile and avid guitarist with a repertoire ranging from Baroque to Fusion-Alternative, New Age to Easy Listening and Classical to Jazz Standards on nylon strings guitar.

Marc has presented over four hundred and fifty performances and has been featured nationally and internationally and concertized with taste in Teatro Oficina (Sao Paulo, Brazil), Conservatoire de Montreal (Canada). In the United States he graces many distinguished stages including New York’s Carnegie Hall, Berklee Performance Center (Boston, MA) and DAR Constitution Hall (Washington DC). His music takes us on romantic and exotic voyages that celebrate Music, Love, and Life. His mastery of the guitar and his variety of styles make him a virtuoso.

Doors to the Fielding Room open 15 minutes before the performance.

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ridgewood gilbert and sullivan

Ridgewood Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company

March 26, 2-3:30 PM

This non-profit performing group presents a concert version of Patience.

Patience has been told that true love must be unselfish and therefore she cannot marry the man she loves because he is too perfect. He becomes imperfect and they reunite. A satire on the aesthetic craze of the 1800s.

Humorous musical opera, performed in ordinary attire with only a few props. Although there is no dialogue, all musical numbers are included.

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Music Makers

The Music Makers - Our Hit Parade
April 30, 2 PM-3 PM

The Music Makers is a group of extremely talented local seniors from Rockland County. They perform as a group, as accompanists and soloists. They incorporate both music and comedy. They will be singing songs they know and love that have been popular through the years.

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The FrostKings Band
May 21, 2 PM-3:15 PM

The FrostKings are an R&B, swing, and blues band originating from the North Jersey area. Familiar to music fans in Northern New Jersey, and Southern New York State, the FrostKings have played many festivals and venues over the years. Equally at home playing swinging shuffles, slow blues or full-tilt boogies, their repertoire ranges from the West Coast swing stylings of Louis Jordan and T-Bone Walker, to the classic blues of Luther Johnson, B.B. King, Eddie “Clean Head” Vinson and Muddy Waters, to the R&B of Wilson Pickett and Herbie Hancock. If you're not already a swing-blues fan, you will be after hearing their Icey-Cold tones. So chill out with the FrostKings!

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