Gregory K. Williams, Violist
December 2016 Newsletter
Hello Friends, Family, Colleagues, and Fellow Music Lovers,
I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving. I wanted to let you all know about a few fun and festive events that I will be a part of over the next month! These performances will all serve as a wonderful way to round out 2016, and I hope that some of you will be able to make it to these performances!
On Sunday, December 4, I will be performing with the Albany Symphony Orchestra on their "Magic of Christmas" concert. The concert will take place at 3 pm at the Palace Theater, (19 Clinton Avenue) in Albany, NY. For details on tickets, please go to http://www.albanysymphony.com/upcomingconcerts/2016/12/4/magic-of-christmas.
On Sunday, December 11, I will be performing with the Irish Tenors at their performance at the West Point Military Academy. This concert will take place at Eisenhower Hall, at 3 pm. For additional details, please visit http://www.theirishtenorsmusic.com/tour-dates.html.
On Saturday, December 17, I will be performing the Messiah with the Hudson Valley Philharmonic. This performance will take place at the Bardavon 1869 Opera House in downtown Poughkeepsie at 2 pm. We will be performing with Capella Festiva, with Christine Howlett conducting. For ticket info, please go to http://www.bardavon.org/show/hudson-valley-philharmonic-handels-messiah-2/.
New Jersey friends! I will be performing with the Monmouth Civic Chorus in Red Bank, NJ on their "Joy To The World Concert." The performance takes place at the Count Basie Theater on Sunday, December 18, at 4 pm. For ticket information, please check out https://www.monmouthcivicchorus.org/boxoffice/form.tickets.php.
Last but not least, I will be rounding out 2016 with a short solo performance at the Mid-Manhattan Library (455 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY) as part of their Fifth Avenue Hootenanny Thingamajig Music Series. The performance will be taking place on Wednesday, December 21, at 6:30 pm. I will be performing works by J. S. Bach, Alan Hovhannes, Günter Raphael, Joan Tower, Anthony Green and Henri Vieuxtemps. I hope to see you there.
On a personal note, I hope that if I did not get to see enough of you in 2016, that 2017 will be our year. If you want to meet up for a coffee, a performance, or to collaborate on a project, please don't hesitate to reach out! Please keep me posted with what is going on in your world!
Happy Holidays, and wishing you all an optimistic 2017!
Gregory K. Williams