A UNIQUE MUSICAL EXPERIENCE 200 YEARS IN THE MAKING...
David Alan Miller, Conductor
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
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
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.