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May 23, 2013

Summer music festival to feature classical and jazz tunes


Vocalist Hilary Kole will return to the festival on Aug. 11 to headline a jazz performance that will include songs from Cole Porter and Irving Berlin to Elvis Costello and Paul Simon.

The festival finale will include a return performance of the East Coast Chamber Orchestra. This 15-member group will perform Mozart, Ravel, a 2013 commission by Judd Greenberg and more.

Free performances include Pro Am performances July 9-11 and the Flute Fest on Aug. 1, with the New York Summer Music Festival International Flute Institute.

Tickets are available online at and by phone through Brown Paper Tickets by calling 1 (800) 838-3006. Tickets also will be sold at the door, as available. Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for students 6-18.   

Festival concerts are held in and around Cooperstown. The schedule is as follows:

• The Otesaga Resort Hotel, 60 Lake Street, Cooperstown 

The Otesaga is the festival’s home for concerts on July 7 and Aug. 1, 4 and 11. Concerts are held in the ballroom. There is free parking available in the hotel’s lot.

• The Farmers’ Museum 5775 state Route 80, Cooperstown 

Festival concerts on Aug. 7, 14 and 21 will be held in the museum’s Louis C. Jones Center. There will be free parking and picnic sites available.

• Pathfinder Village, 3 Chenango Road, Edmeston,

Free Pro Am performance on July 9

• Grace Church, 32 Montgomery St., Cherry Valley

Free Pro Am performance on July 10

• Christ Church 46 River St., Cooperstown

Free Pro Am performance on July 11

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