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We all have important values and ideas, things we care about and want to share. Blackledgemusic,Inc. contributes positively to this world through our music. We want to educate, enlighten, entertain,and present ideas for thought through the experience of chamber music.
 
Blackledgemusic,Inc. "Mission Statement"

Blackledgemusic,Inc. was incorporated in 2002 as a 501C organization. The consortium members and groups are dedicated to performing interesting and unusual mixed chamber music. The musicians in various combinations, and often in association with other media artisans perform varied programs at a mix of public venues. The goal of the organization is to provide access to unique programs for many types and ages of audience.
Blackledge Flutes August 25,2013 - Goff House
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Blackledgemusic,Inc. - East Hampton, CT
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ATTENTION - MAY 18, 2014 at 2 PM
Reserve the date - Special Blackledgemusic,Inc. concert with the
Element Saxophone Quartet (Fishoff Competition winners - all members of the US Coast Guard Band). Connecticut premier of "Suite for Ingrid" for piccolo & saxophone quartet by Nancy Bloomer Deussen and 2nd CT performance of "The Gift of Life" by Jeff Scott (of the Imani Winds".

Listen to "The Gift of Life" clip

Helene R. & Mary S. piccolo & sub-contra bassflute
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Rosewood Chamber Ensemble joins Blackledgemusic, Inc. Consortium 2013

Welcome to the Blackledgemusic,Inc. Website 2013-2014!
 
December 2013 -  Blackledge Flutes  - Charter Oak Flutes - Rosewood Consort will all be busy!!!
 
See next performance page for details.
 
Blackledgemusic, Inc. mixed chamber music concert being planned for Spring 2014.
The Element Saxophone Quartet will join use to perform 2 works commissioned in the last few years by Helene Rosenblatt for piccolo and saxophone quartet.  "Suite for Ingrid"  by Nancy Bloomer Deussen and "The Gift of Life"  by Jeff Scott.   Plus some mixed string and wind works.


 
 Rosewood Chamber Ensemble - joins as an affiliate of the Consortium!

The Rosewood Chamber Ensemble (Barbara Hopkins, flute; Judy Handler, guitar) is in its fifth season of entertaining audiences with their programs based on the music and people of the early United States. Barbara plays these concerts on historical flutes, including wooden Asa Hopkins flutes, made in Litchfield, CT circa 1830. Judy enjoys performing on her nineteenth century Martin “Parlor” guitar that is the same model that was owned and played by Mark Twain. 

Next Performances -Affiliated Groups:

Charter Oak Flutes - March 10, 2013 3 PM at Westminster Presbyterian Church, West Hartford, CT  

Tentative - Spring 2013 Blackledge Flutes with Free Poets Collective TBD

Tentative - Blackledgemusic, Inc.  Spring 2013 - Carousel Museum, Bristol, CT "Wood,Metal, Strings, and Wind"

 

 

Blackledge Flutes - Tentative January 20,2013  The Buttonwood Tree Middletown...went well funds for therapy dogs received money to continue their work.  

Blackledgemusic, Inc. ends 2012 as a very productive year.  

Concert at Temple Beth Torah , 130 Main St. Wethersfield,
Nov 10, 2012 7 PM.
Join us for Three Sinfornias by Salomone Rossi, Trio for oboe,clarinet and bass flute by Betsy Warren, Four Elegiac Sketches by Tom Febonio, Oriental Sketches Trio by Shlomo Yoffe, Trio for flute,viola,bassoon by Malcolm Arnold, and Umoja by Valerie Coleman.
 
Join Charter Oak Flutes - Virginia Church, director, November 11,2012 4 PM at St. James Church in Rocky Hill, CT  for a Program of "American Heritage"; works for flute choir.
 
Sunday,December 2,2012 11:00 – 12:30 Join us on Mohawk Drive in West Hartford for the Mark Twain Holiday House Tour - BLACKLEDGE FLUTES
will perform with Helene Rosenblatt, Leo Snow, Mary Sand and Peter Standaart
on picc, fl, alto flute, bass flute.

Thanks for a great concert and wonderful audience at NBMAA!
July 8, 2012 3 PM New Britain Museum of American Art
New Hudson Saxophone Quartet & Blackledgemusic joint concert "The
Gift of Life " A VERY SPECIAL PRESENTATION with this world renown group of musicians.

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Charter Oak Flutes led by Virginia Church Katz is a Consortium member.

Mission Statement

To present interesting Chamber Music in varied settings to educate and entertain a wide segment of the public. To provide a setting which encourages interaction among fine local musicians and the general public.

Contact us at Chambermusic1@yahoo.com

The Gift of Life 1st Mvt clip

Copyright 2013, Blackledgemusic,Inc. A 501C Corporation.