Erie Canal Bicentennial Concert

When: Sun., April 30, 4-5:30 p.m. 2017

Directed by Jonathan Allentoff, this gala celebration will showcase the talents of narrator Bill Andrews, Vice-Mayor of Brockport, nationally-acclaimed vocalist Mary Wojciechowski, and the Smithsonian Gold Medal Artists of the Golden Eagle String Band. The program features the world premiere of Allentoff's "Erie Canal Portrait", "Songs of the Erie Canal", "Down by the Erie Canal", three score restorations from the opening of the canal by William Hullfish, and concert selections from "The Farmer Takes a Wife."