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Peggy Spencer Behrendt and Timothy Hume Behrendt produce original recordings that blend natural sounds with music. (Photo submitted)


Harp and Harmony concert coming

Sunday, June 22, 2014 - Updated: 10:43 AM

LONG LAKE -- Harp and Harmony and the Shawangunk Nature Preserve will present a concert at the United Methodist Church here at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 10.

Hear arrangements of music by Johann Sebastian Bach, Johann Christian Bach, Frédéric Chopin, Achille-Claude Debussy, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Joseph-Maurice Ravel, Otakar Sevcik, and Charles-Marie Widor played on pianoforte, viola and guitar, harp, harmonica and glockenspiel.

Soloist Peggy Spencer Behrendt (piano, harp, viola) is a graduate of SUNY Fredonia School of Music. Her accompanist, Timothy Hume Behrendt (guitar, harmonica, glockenspiel) is a minister / counselor.

This duo performs regularly in Florida and New York, and has published six recordings. They co-founded and supervise the Shawangunk Nature Preserve, a forever wild, 467-acre learning and cultural center between State Route 8 and the Hinckley Reservoir in the Adirondack foothills.

A reception to meet the artists will follow the concert.

This concert is part of a series presented by Long Lake Friends of Music. It is partially funded by public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Regrant Program, administered in Hamilton County by the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts in Blue Mountain Lake.

Donations are appreciated to further fund the concert series. For more information call (518) 624-2056.


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