Tickets for today's concert, February 15th, are available at the door $25 for adults and $10 for students. Concert starts at 3pm; there is a pre-concert talk at 2:15. Location for concert and pre-concert talk is the sanctuary of the First Reformed Church, 8 N. Church Street, Schenectady, 12305.
Music of the past and present, featuring a variety of instruments and genres... An intriguing ensemble named the best chamber music group of the Capital Region for 2008 and 2009 by Metroland.
Join us for our upcoming subscription concert on February 15 at 3pm at the First Reformed Church in Schenectady. Meet composer Richard Einhorn who has written a new piece for this performance!
Musicians of Ma’alwyck is a flexible-size chamber ensemble in residence at the Schuyler Mansion New York State Historic Site and Schenectady County Community College. Founded in 1999 by violinist and director Ann-Marie Barker Schwartz, the group specializes in music performed in America during the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries. Many of the performing materials are drawn from the Special Collections of the New York State Library. In 2002, Musicians of Ma’alwyck performed by invitation for television producer Norman Lear in celebration of his purchase of the last private copy of the Declaration of Independence. Musicians of Ma’alwyck has been presented on National Public Radio, WMHT-FM and WMHT-TV. In 2009 the ensemble produced the 1783 opera The Poor Soldier of William Shield, drawing national attention. Musicians of Ma’alwyck was named the best chamber music ensemble of the Capital Region for both 2008 and 2009 by Metroland. In 2009 the ensemble made its television documentary debut performing in a film titled Greene County USA.