Water Music New York at Little Falls // FREE

  • Canal Harbor & Rotary Park 74 Southern Avenue Little Falls, NY, 13365

A UNIQUE MUSICAL EXPERIENCE 200 YEARS IN THE MAKING... 

Barge Performance*

David Alan Miller, Conductor

Albany Symphony

Mohawk Valley Choral Society

HANDEL: Selections from "Water Music"

BENJAMIN WALLACE (Yale University):  The Little Falls Lock Erie Canal Bicentennial Commission (World Premiere)

AMERICAN FAVORITES including “Stars and Stripes,” and more!

Rain Location: Little Falls High School

MEET THE COMPOSER

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Described as "Brilliant, humorous, and rhythmically complex," (Tacoma Symphony Blog) Ben Wallace is a composer, percussionist, and keyboard player hailing from Albuquerque, New Mexico. Ben's music spans a wide range of styles from chamber and orchestral, to disco and samba, and occasionally into the video game remix world. 

MEET THE COLLABORATING ARTS PARTNER

Mohawk Valley Choral Society was founded in 1982 and has been bringing exciting classical and light classical vocal music to the Central New York area for over thirty years. Its original goal was and continues to be: to bring skillfully performed choral music to the Western Mohawk Valley audiences as well as to provide area professional and amateur singers with an opportunity to perform major choral works with orchestra.  

Mohawk Valley Choral Society was founded in 1982 and has been bringing exciting classical and light classical vocal music to the Central New York area for over thirty years. Its original goal was and continues to be: to bring skillfully performed choral music to the Western Mohawk Valley audiences as well as to provide area professional and amateur singers with an opportunity to perform major choral works with orchestra.  

CANAL FACT:

Situated in a deep gorge of the Mohawk River Valley, the original Erie Canal flowed through the city and allowed Little Falls to grow and prosper. Today, the Erie Canal is a significant feature of Little Falls and is home to Lock 17, one of the world's tallest lift locks.