FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 21, 2012 - Scarborough & Tweed is pleased to sponsor the Buck Hill Skytop Music Festival, which opens today in the majestic Pocono Mountains.
“Scarborough & Tweed is proud to support the Buck Hill Skytop Music Festival, which offers guests and the local community an incredible opportunity to experience performances from world-renowned musicians,” says Lisa McCullagh, president of Scarborough & Tweed and a volunteer member of the Buck Hill Skytop Music Festival Board of Directors.
The third annual Buck Hill Skytop Music Festival features a captivating array of dance, opera, cabaret, jazz and chamber music concerts. The festival’s unique program includes open rehearsal sessions, masterclasses and workshops, which provide an insider’s look into the artistic and technical processes through which professional musicians hone their craft. Following are the exciting components of the 2012 Buck Hill Skytop Music Festival:
• Dance - The festival opens with an exuberant dance concert starring students from the prestigious Rock School for Dance Education in Philadelphia.
• Opera - Following the enormous success of Porgy and Bess in season one and Carmen in season two, the festival will present the third installment in its jewel box opera series: Giuseppe Verdi’s celebrated La Traviata.
• Chamber Music - The festival’s chamber music ensemble will perform a wide variety of pieces, demonstrating the unique versatility of this genre.
• Jazz - The festival’s jazz program features classical performances by the renowned Anderson Twins Jazz Sextet and contemporary performances by saxophonist David Liebman, the recipient of the National Endowment of the Arts 2011 Master of Jazz Award.
• Cabaret - Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs award winner Mark Janas and Broadway veteran Andy Gale will entertain guests with rousing numbers in the unique cabaret style.
About the Buck Hill Skytop Music Festival
The Buck Hill Skytop Music Festival was created as a unique cultural and educational resource for the Northeastern Pennsylvania region.
About Scarborough & Tweed
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