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PERFORMING ARTS

2011-2012 SEASON

GREAT ARTISTS SERIES CONCERTS IN THE COURT KEYBOARD CONVERSATIONS FOR KIDS AND FAMILIES FILM SERIES


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s the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute continues celebrating its 75th year, we invite you to join us with an eclectic mix of musical styles and genres: New Jersey blues-rock legends Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes; piano sensations The 5 Browns; the classic hitmakers Orleans; Grammy-winning banjoist Alison Brown and “The Pied Piper of Children’s Music”Tom Chapin. The 2011-2012 season continues the grand tradition of bringing the finest performers to you, our Central New York audience.

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uarantee your seats and receive discounts by subscribing to your favorite series. Series and flexible subscriptions and single tickets for all performances are available now. Gain insight into your favorite performances by coming early to preconcert talks before the Great Artists Series. Visit our website, www.mwpai.org for more information including program notes, artists’ biographies and more. Sign up for email updates on our Film Series and other presentations. Extensive publications with additional information on all events are mailed directly to patrons. Enjoy our dazzling collection of performances and films.

GREAT SEATS. BEST PRICES. SUBSCRIBE TODAY! 797-0055 PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE AT WWW.MWPAI.ORG

75 YEARS

THE CELEBRATION CONTINUES


Dailey & Vincent


FROM HEART TO ART

The Romantic Music of Franz Liszt

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 8 P.M., MUSEUM OF ART AUDITORIUM PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE

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he sizzling virtuosity and seductive lyricism of the 19th century’s piano superstar. From the beloved Liebestraume to the exuberant Hungarian Rhapsodies.

Sponsored by Dr. Cynthia Parlato, Dr. Kenneth Novak & Dr. Douglas Hurd

KEYBOARD CONVERSATIONS®

WITH JEFFREY SIEGEL


SOUTHSIDE JOHNNY ASBURY JUKES AND THE

Classic Blues Rock

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 8 P.M., STANLEY THEATRE PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE

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or more than 30 years, Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes have barnstormed the world with their Stax-influenced rhythm and blues-based rock and roll. As the second great act to emerge from the Jersey Shore music scene, following friend and collaborator Bruce Springsteen, their high-energy live performances have garnered a legion of dedicated and enthusiastic fans. Sponsored by The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties Inc., our 75th Anniversary Partner

Photo by Allan McKay, reproduced courtesy of www.musicriot.co.uk

GREAT ARTISTS SERIES


HOT CLUB OF COWTOWN Austin Western Swing

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1 8 P.M., ROOT SCULPTURE COURT PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE

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ustin-based Hot Club of Cowtown is the most globetrotting, hardest-playing Western swing trio on the planet. From the bright lights of the Grand Ol’ Opry to the UK’s Glastonbury Festival, to regular appearances on A Prairie Home Companion, to opening for artists including Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson, they bring their signature brand of Western swing and the unstoppable power of their breathtaking live show. Co-Sponsored by Midstate Printing Corp. The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties Inc., our 75th Anniversary Partner

CONCERTS IN THE COURT


KEITH MUNSLOW Songs & Stories, Cartoons & Comedy

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15 11 A.M. & 1 P.M., MUSEUM OF ART AUDITORIUM PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE

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eith Munslow combines rock-solid funky piano playing, soulful singing, hilarious stories, and lightning-fast cartooning to entertain thousands of children and families at schools, festivals, family concerts, and libraries. His friend, children’s entertainer Bill Harley, says, “Keith Munslow is way too much fun - he is that rare thing - a great musician, songwriter and storyteller who knows what school-age kids and their families are like.” Keith’s recordings have earned him several Parents Choice Awards and can be heard on children’s radio across America, including Kid’s Place Live, on Sirius XM Satellite Radio. Sponsored by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield

FOR KIDS AND FAMILIES


DAILEY & VINCENT Flawless Bluegrass

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22 8 P.M., ROOT SCULPTURE COURT PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE

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inners of the International Bluegrass Music Awards Entertainers of the Year for three consecutive years, Dailey and Vincent have it all: superb vocals, uncanny harmony, hot picking, and personality to spare. After many years of performing separately, Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent combined their talents in 2007 amid extraordinary buzz, with the New York Times calling them “...the most celebrated new bluegrass act of the last few years.” Sponsored by Green & Seifter, Certified Public Accountants, PLLC

CONCERTS IN THE COURT


THE 5 BROWNS Piano Sensations

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3 7:30 P.M., STANLEY THEATRE PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE

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ive sibling pianists who’ve changed the way people view classical music-Ryan, Melody, Gregory, Deondra and Desirae - are delivering on their dream to revitalize the genre by introducing it to the widest, largest and most excited audiences everywhere they perform. Whether performing individually, in duos or thundering down on five Steinways together, this youthful quintet spectacularly lives up to the New York Post’s description as “the biggest classical music sensation in years.” Co-Sponsored by Bank of America M. Griffith Investment Services, Inc.

GREAT ARTISTS SERIES


THE RHAPSODIC BRAHMS SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5 8 P.M., MUSEUM OF ART AUDITORIUM PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE

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ajestic tonal miracles in short story form - the narrative Ballades, Op. 10, the impassioned Rhapsodies, Op. 79, and the enchanting Waltzes, Op. 39.

Sponsored by Dr. Cynthia Parlato, Dr. Kenneth Novak & Dr. Douglas Hurd

KEYBOARD CONVERSATIONS速

WITH JEFFREY SIEGEL


ORLEANS Classic Hitmakers

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12 8 P.M., ROOT SCULPTURE COURT PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE

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ith chart-topping hits Dance with Me and Still the One, Orleans has more than earned its place in American pop culture history, and continues to sound better than ever. Their humor, audience rapport, onstage chemistry and versatility have made their show a favorite for audiences around the world for more than 35 years. Rediscover the band that made you feel so good “way back when” and will make you feel that way again. Co-Sponsored by Coca-Cola McDonald’s Corporation

CONCERTS IN THE COURT


PIRATE SCHOOL! High Seas Hijinks

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19 11 A.M. & 1 P.M., MUSEUM OF ART AUDITORIUM PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE iscover your ‘inner-swashbuckler’ with this madcap, slap-dash pirate training academy. Featured in New York Magazine’s “Best Of New York: Kids!” this one-man vaudeville spoofs the Golden Age of Sail and satisfies children’s universal curiosity about the briny buccaneers of yore. Kids rejoice as their boisterous natures are drummed up by the “generally good pirate” Billy Bones and his antic pirate lessons. Cannons boom, skulls talk, cutlasses drop, pets run amok and bellies laugh.

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Sponsored by Northwestern Mutual Financial Network Greater New York Group-Utica

FOR KIDS AND FAMILIES


THE EMPIRE BRASS FEATURING ELISABETH VON TRAPP The Sounds of Christmas

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 26 7:30 P.M., STANLEY THEATRE PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE

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lisabeth von Trapp is the granddaughter of the legendary Maria and Baron von Trapp, whose story inspired The Sound of Music. The Empire Brass enjoys an international reputation as North America’s finest brass quintet, renowned for its brilliant virtuosity and unparalleled diversity. Together they will present an evening of traditional holiday favorites, highlighted by a wonderful medley from The Sound of Music. Sponsored by Cathedral Corporation

GREAT ARTISTS SERIES


SACHAL VASANDANI Fresh Vocal Jazz

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18 8 P.M., ROOT SCULPTURE COURT PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE

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achal Vasandani has emerged as one of the most startling revelations of the year: a fresh jazz talent with a singular, deep-brewed voice and an exceptional stage presence. Winner of Downbeat magazine’s 2010 Rising Star award, he has recently appeared as a guest performer on stage and on recordings with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, Wycliffe Gordon and T.S. Monk. Co-Sponsored by KeyBank Dupli

CONCERTS IN THE COURT


CELTIC NIGHTS: JOURNEY OF HOPE

A Spectacle of Irish Music and Dance

SUNDAY, MARCH 4 7:30 P.M., STANLEY THEATRE PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE

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irect from Ireland, the finest voices of the Celtic world are showcased against a thundering backdrop of expert dancing and musicianship to tell the epic story of a proud and passionate peopl.e Audiences are transported through time as Celtic Nights expertly weaves together the lilting melodies and plaintive lyrics of their rich Celtic heritage with fiery fiddle playing and traditional step dancing. Sponsored by Bank of Utica

GREAT ARTISTS SERIES


A BEETHOVEN BONANZA

SATURDAY, MARCH 10 8 P.M., MUSEUM OF ART AUDITORIUM PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE

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he many moods of genius! The lighthearted, humorous Sonata Op. 31 No. 3; the tragic, fiery Sonata Pathetique, and the transcendent Sonata, Op. 109, written after deafness had engulfed the composer.

Sponsored by Dr. Cynthia Parlato, Dr. Kenneth Novak & Dr. Douglas Hurd

KEYBOARD CONVERSATIONS速

WITH JEFFREY SIEGEL


TOM CHAPIN

The Pied Piper of Children’s Music

SATURDAY, MARCH 24 11 A.M. & 1 P.M., MUSEUM OF ART AUDITORIUM PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE

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he Pied Piper of Children’s Music,” sings his clever and silly children’s classics. Kids will leave singing many of his award-winning pieces including Puppy at the Pound, Don’t Make Me Dance, and I’m The Only Me. Chapin incorporates singalong, word games, and gestures where the audience will learn a song in sign-language and sing fun songs. Sponsored by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield

FOR KIDS AND FAMILIES


THE ALISON BROWN QUARTET Grammy-Winning Banjoist

SATURDAY, MARCH 31 8 P.M., ROOT SCULPTURE COURT PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE

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anjo virtuoso Alison Brown first came to national prominence when she was asked by Alison Krauss to join her band Union Station in 1989. A four-time Grammy nominee, she won the Best Country Instrumental Performance category in 2001 for her collaboration with BĂŠla Fleck on the album Leaving Cottondale. Sponsored by P.J. Green, Inc.

CONCERTS IN THE COURT


SUSAN WERNER Eclectic Singer/Songwriter

SATURDAY, APRIL 14 8 P.M., ROOT SCULPTURE COURT PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE

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ver the course of her colorful career, singer-songwriter Susan Werner has cultivated a reputation as a daring and innovative performer with an unforgettable live show. She weaves old with new to create new musical genres when existing ones don’t suit her muse - keeping audiences simultaneously guessing and laughing as she deftly switches from piano to guitar to accompany her vivid vocal performance. Co-Promoted with the Kirkland Arts Center. Sponsored by National Grid

CONCERTS IN THE COURT


COMPLEXIONS CONTEMPORARY BALLET A Dynamic Explosion of Dance

SATURDAY, APRIL 28 7:30 P.M., STANLEY THEATRE PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE

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omplexions’ smoldering mix of exciting, beautiful dancers celebrates the diversity of their cultural and physical uniqueness and performs brilliant choreography that expresses the political, social and emotional issues of our time. Their groundbreaking mix of methods, styles, and cultures has created an entirely new and exciting vision of human movement transcending all styles, periods, venues, and cultures creating an open, evolving form of dance that reflects all movement of our world. Sponsored by Citizens Bank

GREAT ARTISTS SERIES


DUFFLEBAG

THEATRE COMPANY

ROMEO AND JULIET

Hilarious Audience Participation Show

SATURDAY, MAY 5 11 A.M. & 1 P.M., MUSEUM OF ART AUDITORIUM PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE

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he “Nearly World Famous” DuffleBag Theatre returns for more hilarious interactive storytelling theatre with their version of Romeo and Juliet. DuffleBag will retell the classic Shakespearean love story with their trademarked wit and humor and just when the audience becomes enthralled by the story children (and maybe even a parent) are asked to come up on stage and join in the action. This unpredictable performance is always a hilarious experience for all ages and a truly unique interactive theatrical experience where classic tales come to life! Sponsored by Northwestern Mutual Financial Network Greater New York Group-Utica

FOR KIDS AND FAMILIES


RUSSIAN RAPTURE:

Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky

SATURDAY, MAY 12 8 P.M., MUSEUM OF ART AUDITORIUM PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE

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oaring melodies and sumptuous sonorities of these ever-popular composers - the colorful Preludes, captivating Etudes, and the scintillating Humoresques.

Sponsored by Dr. Cynthia Parlato, Dr. Kenneth Novak & Dr. Douglas Hurd

KEYBOARD CONVERSATIONS速

WITH JEFFREY SIEGEL


EXPERIENCE ALL THE WONDER AND MAGIC OF INTERNATIONAL CINEMA. Breathtaking Dramas • Award-Winning Documentaries • Excellent Foreign Language Films • Visiting Filmmakers

JOIN US AT THE MOVIES Your ticket to international quality cinema is here. Enjoy films from the United States and around the world in Central New York’s finest screening room, the Museum of Art Auditorium. Films are screened Wednesdays and Fridays at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Special screenings including visiting filmmakers occur on other days as opportunities allow.

WE OFFER AN UNSURPASSED FILM EXPERIENCE:

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Vision

Comfortable seats Excellent unobstructed view of our large screen Convenient and free parking State-of-the-art 35mm projection Christie and BluRay quality projection Superb Dolby Surround Sound Informative handouts

In order to bring the latest releases to the series, films are scheduled monthly throughout the year. Check our website at www.mwpai.org/films for upcoming films. An advertisement listing all of the film selections for the coming month will appear in the Observer-Dispatch on the last Monday of each month.

FILM E-MAILING LIST

All Good Things

Join our film e-mail list and be the first to know about coming titles. Contact us at 797-0055, fill out the e-mail card at screenings, sign up on our website www.mwpai.org or send in the order form at the end of this catalog.

FILM PASSBOOKS AND TICKETS Film Passbooks for 10 discounted admissions are available to both MWPAI members and non-members. Passbooks are available through the catalog order form or at the Performing Arts Ticket Office. Regular film tickets are on sale 30 minutes prior to each screening.

Series Sponsor: M & T Bank Solitary Man

FILM SERIES


SUBSCRIBE TODAY TO ANY OF THESE SUBSCRIPTION SERIES OR TRY OUR FLEXIBLE SUBSCRIPTION PLAN

GREATSeries ARTISTS Series Sponsor: MetLife Foundation

Since 1932, the Great Artists Series has carried a proud legacy of presenting a varied and eclectic collection of the world’s finest performers for the people of Central New York. The 2011-2012 season remains true to this tradition of excellence. A subscription to the Great Artists Series guarantees five evenings of entertainment that rival any major metropolitan area. Treat yourself to the world’s most brilliant artists in the magnificent Stanley Theatre. SOUTHSIDE JOHNNY AND THE ASBURY JUKES • SEPTEMBER 17 • 8 P.M. THE 5 BROWNS • NOVEMBER 3 • 7:30 P.M. THE EMPIRE BRASS FEATURING ELISABETH VON TRAPP • NOVEMBER 26 • 7:30 P.M. CELTIC NIGHTS: JOURNEY OF HOPE • MARCH 4 • 7:30 P.M. COMPLEXIONS CONTEMPORARY BALLET • APRIL 28 • 7:30 P.M. All performances Stanley Theatre, Utica, NY

CONCERTS in the COURT

Generous support provided by Caruso McLean Financial Services

Spend Saturday evenings at the Institute enjoying today’s hottest artists. The Museum opens at 7 p.m. so patrons may enjoy the cash bar, view current exhibitions, socialize, visit the Gift Gallery and enjoy special gallery talks at intermission. Subscribers receive special savings and are guaranteed seats to events that sell out. HOT CLUB OF COWTOWN • OCTOBER 1 DAILEY & VINCENT• OCTOBER 22 ORLEANS • NOVEMBER 12 SACHAL VASANDANI • FEBRUARY 18 THE ALISON BROWN QUARTET • MARCH 31 SUSAN WERNER • APRIL 14 All performances 8 p.m. Museum of Art Root Sculpture Court

SUBSCRIPTION SERIES


Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel

Experience the Music, Discover its Story Series Sponsor: Dr. Cynthia Parlato, Dr. Kenneth Novak and Dr. Douglas Hurd

His enthusiasm is contagious ... His credentials are world class ... His virtuosity is astounding. Pianist Jeffrey Siegel returns for another spectacular season of entertaining and informative Keyboard Conversations®. These experiences begin with an insightful and entertaining prologue on the music and its composer, followed by a full performance of the works, and end with a lively question-and-answer session. FROM HEART TO ART: THE ROMANTIC MUSIC OF FRANZ LISZT• SEPTEMBER 10 THE RHAPSODIC BRAHMS • NOVEMBER 5 A BEETHOVEN BONANZA • MARCH 10 RUSSIAN RAPTURE: RACHMANINOFF AND TCHAIKOVSKY• MAY 12 All performances 8 p.m., Museum of Art Auditorium

For Kids & Families

Series Sponsor: National Grid Media Sponsor: WFXV

Children and adults together enjoy superb family entertainment through the Institute’s For Kids and Families presentations. Bring the whole family to performances that are fun, stimulating, and entertaining. Delight in the magic, storytelling, music, puppetry and just plain fun of For Kids and Families. Sign Language interpretation is available at all 1 p.m. performances. KEITH MUNSLOW: SONGS AND STORIES, CARTOONS & COMEDY • OCTOBER 15 PIRATE SCHOOL! • NOVEMBER 19 TOM CHAPIN • MARCH 24 DUFFLEBAG THEATRE COMPANY, ROMEO AND JULIET • MAY 5 Performances are on Saturdays at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the Museum of Art Auditorium, unless otherwise noted.

SUBSCRIBE TODAY! 797-0055 PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE AT WWW.MWPAI.ORG

SUBSCRIPTION SERIES


SUBSCRIBE TODAY! GUARANTEE SEATS FOR EXCITING PERFORMANCES Flexible Subscription Plan

We are pleased to continue our Flexible Subscription Plan that will allow you to customize a season that is perfect for you by choosing from three performance series offered by MWPAI. The Flex Plan is designed to provide subscribers the convenience of choosing a set of events that best fits their lifestyle and busy schedule. A Flexible Subscription can be comprised of any SIX or EIGHT performances from the Great Artists Series, Concerts in the Court or Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel.

Flexible Subscription Plan Benefits: • • • •

The choice of performances and dates that suit your lifestyle. An exciting and diverse list of artists. Easy Ticket Exchange - across different series, with 24 hours notice. The ability to keep your Great Artists Series seats at the Stanley.

Most importantly the Flex Plan allows you to keep all of the subscriber benefits and discounts including the opportunity to renew your favorite seats for the following year. Please contact our Ticket Office to take advantage of this popular subscription option or complete the order form in the back of this catalog.

Subscribe Today

Complete the order form and send to: Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute 310 Genesee Street, Utica, NY 13502 or fax to 315-797-5608

Get Your Tickets Now!

For the best seat selection, contact the MWPAI Ticket Office at 797-0055 or 800-754-0797. Order at www.mwpai.org, click “Performing Arts” and the series you are interested in, then “buy tickets online.” Visit the Ticket Office Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tickets for Individual Events

Great Artists Series individual event tickets will be assigned best available seats in the order received. Concerts in the Court, Keyboard Conversations, For Kids and Families individual event ticket orders filled immediately. Film Series tickets are on sale 30 minutes prior to each screening. Discount Film Passbooks on sale to all patrons throughout the season. Great Artists Series individual event tickets also available at the Stanley Theatre Ticket Office, 724-4000. Ticketmaster charge by phone, 1-800-745-3000 or online at www.ticketmaster.com.

Traditional Subscriptions

are also available for each of the following series: • Great Artists Series • Concerts in the Court • Keyboard Conversations • For Kids and Families

Subscriber Benefits • • • •

Save Money - significant savings off the price of single tickets. Guaranteed Seats - seats reserved in advance, many events sell out. Ticket Insurance - lost tickets replaced free of charge. Tax Deduction - if unable to use tickets, donate them back.

Additional Benefits for Great Artists Series Subscribers: • • • •

Best Seats - great seats are yours for the entire season. Restaurant Discounts - special discounts at select restaurants. Renewal Privileges - first claim on seats and first right to upgrade. Receptions - after select events socialize and meet the artists.

Bob Mortis Director of Performing Arts

Christopher Spiwak Technical Director

Ryan West Frable Assistant Director

Barbara Price Kamp Ticket Office and Administrative Assistant

Mara Horan Ticket Office Manager

Adrian vanderKraan Event and House Manager


MWPAI General Information 315-797-0000

Education Programs • Preconcert talks are presented prior to all Great Artists Series events. Inquire at the Ticket Office for more information. • Program notes and interpretive materials are provided to patrons at most events. • MWPAI members receive the monthly Bulletin with information on upcoming events.

Museum of Art and Fountain Elms Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. Music and Video Library For hours call 797-0000 Ext. 2623

Special Needs Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, the Stanley Theatre and Hamilton College facilities are accessible to the physically challenged. • Wheelchair spaces are available upon request • Large print programs are available upon request. • Hearing reinforcement through a variety of lightweight convenient receivers is offered free of charge. A TDD device can be accessed by dialing 797-0000. • Interpreters for the hearing impaired are available if requested in advance.

Patron Information • There is a $3 convenience fee for single ticket telephone orders on the whole order. • Tickets will be held in the Ticket Office for orders received less than one week before an event. • Doors open for seating 30 minutes before each event, 60 minutes before Concerts in the Court. • Late arrivals are seated at the discretion of management. • All programs and dates subject to change. • No refunds or exchanges for single event tickets. • All attendees including infants and small children must have a ticket to be admitted. • Each child or group of children must be accompanied by at least one adult ticket holder.

Group Benefits Group services are available on subscriptions and individual event tickets. Your group can be accommodated for a business or social occasion. Phone the Ticket Office Manager, 797-0055.

Important Support Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute is grateful for the important support it receives from these sources making possible our diverse array of events: Individual contributors Corporate and media sponsors New York State Council on the Arts Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation New York State DanceForce The Gorman Foundation Jane Sayre-Bryant and David Bryant Bequest Bruce Barbour Memorial Fund Robert A. Paige Memorial Fund Pennsylvania Performing Artists on Tour Meet the Composer New York Foundation for the Arts

1 Stanley Theatre 2 Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute 3 Fort Schuyler Club

Gift Cards Tickets and MWPAI gift cards make great gifts for family, friends and business associates. For more information contact the Ticket Office at 797-0055. Parking Free and convenient parking is available at Munson-WilliamsProctor Arts Institute and near the Stanley Theatre.

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Student Discounts Student discounts are offered on subscriptions and individual event tickets. Contact the Ticket Office, 797-0055 for more information.

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Are you currently a member of Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute? ❏ Yes ❏ No (Become one below) (Contact the Membership Coordinator at 315-797-0000 ext. 2104 for details on each level) GREAT ARTISTS SERIES SUBSCRIPTIONS (FIVE EVENTS) MWPAI Members General Loge ___ x $267 = _____ ___ x $292 = _____ Orch/Balc A ___ x $225 = _____ ___ x $250 = _____ Orch/Balc B ___ x $165 = _____ ___ x $190 = _____ Orch/Balc C ___ x $122 = _____ ___ x $147 = _____ Balcony D ___ x $82 = _____ ___ x $107 = _____ CONCERTS IN THE COURT SUBSCRIPTIONS (SIX EVENTS) MWPAI Members ___ x $130 = _____ General ___ x $155 = _____ KEYBOARD CONVERSATIONS SUBSCRIPTIONS (FOUR EVENTS) MWPAI Members ___ x $100 = _____ General ___ x $120 = _____ FOR KIDS AND FAMILIES SUBSCRIPTIONS (FOUR EVENTS) Choose: ❏ 11 am or ❏ 1 pm MWPAI Members ___ x $28 = _____ General ___ x $36 = _____ MWPAI FILM SERIES PASSBOOK MWPAI Members ___ x $45 = _____ General ___ x $60 = _____

MWPAI MEMBERSHIP Individual $50 = _____ Family/Household $75 = _____ Contributor $150 = _____

OR Try Our Flexible Subscriptions MWPAI Members ___ 6 Event Packages x $235 = _____ ___ 8 Event Packages x $315 = _____ General ___ 6 Event Packages x $285 = _____ ___ 8 Event Packages x $365 = _____ MAKE YOUR SELECTIONS ❏ Keyboard Conversations: From Heart to Art - September 10, 2011 ❏ Great Artists Series*: Southside Johnny - September 17, 2011 ❏ Concerts in the Court: Hot Club of Cowtown - October 1, 2011 ❏ Concerts in the Court: Dailey and Vincent - October 22, 2011 ❏ Great Artists Series*: The 5 Browns - November 3, 2011 ❏ Keyboard Conversations: The Rhapsodic Brahms - November 5, 2011 ❏ Concerts in the Court: Orleans - November 12, 2011 ❏ Great Artists Series*: The Empire Brass featuring Elisabeth von Trapp - November 26, 2011 ❏ Concerts in the Court: Sachal Vasandani - February 18, 2012 ❏ Great Artists Series*: Celtic Nights: Journey of Hope - March 4, 2012 ❏ Keyboard Conversations: A Beethoven Bonanza - March 10, 2012 ❏ Concerts in the Court: The Alison Brown Quartet - March 31, 2012 ❏ Concerts in the Court: Susan Werner - April 14, 2012 ❏ Great Artists Series*: Complexions Contemporary Ballet - April 28, 2012 ❏ Keyboard Conversations: Russian Rapture: Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky - May 12, 2012 *Choose a seating section for Great Artists Series events: Orchestra/Loge/Balcony 1st _________ 2nd ________ STANLEY THEATRE SEATING

PERFORMING ARTS PATRON FUND CONTRIBUTION = _____

GRAND TOTAL = $______________ PHONE: 315-797-0055 FAX: 315-797-5608 MAIL: MWPAI Ticket Office 310 Genesee Street Utica, NY 13502 VISIT: M-F 10 am to 5pm ONLINE: www.mwpai.org ❏ Check enclosed. Make check payable to MWPAI ❏ VISA ❏ MasterCard ❏ American Express ❏ Discover

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PERFORMING ARTS PATRON FUND 2011-2012 Contribution Levels, Prices, Benefits CONTRIBUTOR $50 - $74 BRONZE $75 - $99 SILVER $100 - $149 GOLD $150 - $199 PLATINUM $200 - $349 DIRECTOR’S $350 + CIRCLE

Recognition in the MWPAI Bulletin and Annual Report All the above PLUS name on lobby sign, MWPAI Gift Gallery discount. All the above PLUS name in our season program books, Chester’s Flower Shop discount. All the above PLUS 2-for-1 drink coupons, a CD featuring an artist from the coming season. All the above PLUS five Stanley Theatre dessert coupons, email reminder a special gift, an invitaion to a special reception or performance, advance single ticket purchase privileges prior to public on sale. All the above PLUS 50% discount on use of MWPAI facilities for Private functions, Exemption from ticket office fees when purchasing single tickets.

Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Membership

Membership entitles you to many substantial benefits including discounts, monthly Bulletin, special mailings, and much more. Membership levels listed below. $25 Full-time Student $50 Individual; $45 Senior $75 Family/Household; $65 Senior $150 Contributor

For information about membership at higher levels with additional benefits contact the Membership Office at 315-797-0000 ext. 2104.


Great Seats, Best Prices

Legendary Performers Independent and International Films, Delightful Family Shows Concerts with Commentary and More!

If you have already received a catalog, please pass this one along to a friend.

Phone 797-0055 or 800-754-0797 www.mwpai.org

310 Genesee Street Utica, NY 13502

Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Performing Arts Events Catalog 2011-2012  
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Performing Arts Events Catalog 2011-2012  

Performing Arts Events Catalog 2011-2012

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