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Our Goal -To provide quality music to delight, educate and entertain a wide variety of audiences.
Blackledgemusic,Inc. has been performing some small ensemble concerts in 2018 and a well received 2nd Connecticut Flute Orchestra concert September 16, 2018 at Wesleyan University. We are saddened to report the death of our colleague and friend Peter Standaart on Sept. 16, 2018 shortly before CTFO began its concert. We dedicated the concert to Peter - may his memory be a blessing. We miss his optimistic spirit!
2019 is on the horizon. Planning is already occurring for the Connecticut Flute Orchestra 3rd annual concert. Stay tuned for information. Blackledgemusic,Inc. is continuing to plan some mixed chamber music performances. Blackledge Flutes has welcomed Aleksandra (Miglowiec) Newland as a regular member. Blackledge Flute Duo has been performing at retirement facilities in CT. Blackledge Consort - a recorder trio, will be performing for the Mark Twain Holiday House Tour December 2, 2018, Blackledgemusic,Inc. is planning for a flute & strings concert for late May or early June of 2019 and plans are progressing to resurrect BLACKLEDGE WWQ!!!! Affiliated groups Rosewood Ensemble and Charter Oak Flutes continue to perform locally. Look for more information as 2019 progresses.
Blackledgemusic,Inc. was incorporated in 2002 as a 501C organization. The consortium members and groups are dedicated to performing interesting and unusual mixed chamber music. The musicians in various combinations, and often in association with other media artisans perform varied programs at a mix of public venues. The goal of the organization is to provide access to unique programs for many types and ages of audience.
Since 1996, we have been providing a wide range and variety of musical entertainment, tailored to many types of events, throughout the Connecticut and Western Massachusetts region.
Blackledgemusic,Inc. provides Fiscal Sponsorship as a 501C organization for local groups performing only a limited number of concerts per year and as a means of assisting newly formed ensembles. In 2017, we welcome The Connecticut Flute Orchestra (CTFO) as a fledgling ensemble in its first year.
We all have important values and ideas, things we care about and want to share. Blackledgemusic,Inc. contributes positively to this world through our music. We want to educate, enlighten, entertain,and present ideas for thought,through the experience of chamber music.
2016-2017 Connecticut Flute Orchestra CTFO
Blackledgemusic,Inc. will provide fiscal support for the newly formed CTFO!
Hear some Clips of our work! Go to Performance Page!
Help support Blackledgemusic,Inc. we want to do more concerts in small museums, landmark locations, historic sites and make a welcoming win-win situation for culture.
Our extensive musical education, training and experience in orchestras, and chamber groups, nationally and internationally, insures a wonderful musical event forany occasion.
Blackledgemusic,Inc.consortium members have performed at the New Britain Museum of American Art, The Carousel Museum in Bristol, CT Welles Turner Public Library, the Hartford Public Library, the Cheshire Public Library, the Durham Library, the Bristol Library, and the Avon Public Library. Consortium member groups were also featured for a number of years at the Borders Books and Music Stores in Farmington, Manchester and Simsbury, Connecticut.©
blackledgemusic, Inc. Home PageOur holiday programs and concerts include less well-known works, by living composers and arrangers, as well as standard repertoire. Consortium members of Blackledgemusic, Inc. perform a wide range of early through contemporary music as members of many area ensembles.