Alyssa Filardo, a Senior Honors Student and Award Winning Pianist at the Crane School of Music at Potsdam, is this year’s performer.
She began playing piano when she was six years old. At the Crane School of Music, Ms. Filardo has performed in numerous piano area recitals and has collaborated with colleagues for the student composers recital and the Crane honors concert. Her dedication and frequent work as a vocal and instrumental accompanist has resulted in her being awarded the Susan Smykla Udell Scholarship. She spent the summer of 2013 in Salzburg, Austria, where she studied vocal accompanying through the Frost School of Music.
Ms. Filardo has performed as a member of the Crane Symphony Orchestra on several occasions, and joined the ensemble for a performance of Carl Orff’s “Carmina Burana” with the Crane Chorus in May 2014. She has studied with both Dr. Paul Wyse and Dr. Sonia Wheaton Dudley. During her senior year, studied with Dr. François Germain. Last fall she performed the first movement of the Camille Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No. 2 with Crane Symphony Orchestra.
There will be an opportunity to meet and greet the artist at a festive reception following the concert. This Concert will take place in the home of Miriam Kashiwa, directions will be provided upon ticket purchase. The Annual Cabin in the Wood Concert is a benefit event for the Henry M. Kashiwa ECO Gallery at VIEW, the Arts Center of Old Forge.
Admission: $100.00 General / $50.00 Members