Finkelstein
MEMORIAL LIBRARY

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. Outdoor concerts are indicated within concert listings below. 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.
  • Doors to the Fielding Room open 15 minutes before the performance.

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




SELECT PERFORMANCE DATE OR BROWSE BELOW:   


  July 29, 2018 | August 19, 2018 | October 7, 2018 | October 28, 2018 | November 18, 2018

Memories of You

Memories of You

July 29, 6:30-8:00 PM (Outdoor Concert at the Library)

*RAIN OR SHINE (Concert moved indoors in the event of rain). 

This eight-person band performs a selection of music form the beginnings of rock-n-roll, featuring popular 1950s and ‘60s hits by famous vocal groups of the era.

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The Soul Projekt Presents An Evening of Contemporary Jazz

August 19, 6:30-8:00 PM (Outdoor Concert at the Library)

*RAIN OR SHINE (Concert moved indoors in the event of rain). 

Contemporary Jazz is a style of music, native to America, characterized by a strong but flexible rhythmic understructure with solo and ensemble improvisations on basic tunes and chord patterns.  It also has a highly sophisticated harmonic idiom.

The group will be performing the music of The Brecker Brothers, Carlos Santana, Chicago, The Crusaders, David Sanborn, Gerry Rafferty, Hiram Bullock, Jeff Lober, The Meters, Spyro Gyra, Terjie Lie. 

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indian-music

Winds, Strings & Beats

Oct. 7, 2 pm - 3:30 pm in the Library's 3rd Floor Fielding Room

Ragas, the classical melodies of India are in tune with nature. They are appropriate for the season of the year and have a great power to impart peace and joy. Performed by an accomplished trio of musicians: Steve Gorn on bansuri (bamboo flute), Indrajit Roy-Chowdhury on sitar (18-string instrument) and Narendra Budhakar on tabla (drums with many tones), they will present you an afternoon of sublime music of eastern mystics.

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Eve on Vox

Eve on VOX Trio

Oct. 28, 2 pm -3:30 pm  in the Library

The singer and songwriter Eve, with keyboardist and percussionist will explore how R&B/RnB music has changed over the years. Eve will perform song selections from their playlist of period songs dating from the very beginnings of the Rhythm and Blues era to modern day selections, covering 20’s to 2000’s era. 
 
Although greatly inspired by soul, funk, and Caribbean music, her sound has elements of folk as well. Starting out, Eve did a tour with C&C Music Factory as their powerful lead vocalist. Naked Music featured her softer tones on “Inside” and “A Beautiful Tomorrow”. Eve has also shared the stage with Martin Luther McCoy, Toshi Kubota, and Karen Wheeler to name a few.
 
 
 
 

All Seasons PlayersAll Seasons Chamber Players

Dancing On Air

Nov. 18, 2 – 3 PM

The program will include works for flute, violin, viola and cello by Mozart, Bach and Dvorak plus varied works for solo cello. Pieces will be introduced with personal program notes by Program Director Bob Lawrence. Performers include flutist Lisa Hansen, violinist Bob Lawrence, violist Joel Rudin and cellist E. Zoe Hassman.

 

Doors to the Meeting Room open 15 minutes before the performance. There are a limited number of seats available on a first come first serve basis.

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Outdoor concerts will be held on the library grounds. Seating will be provided.

In case of inclement weather evening programs will be held in the Fielding Room.

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

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