Management Reports – 2016

For every meeting of the Board of Trustees, management reports on activities that have taken place in fulfillment of the following three organizational goals:

Goal 1: Implement new organizational focus on four content focus areas, or Content Verticals, of Arts & Culture, News & Public Affairs, History & Heritage, and Youth Focused. Goal 2: Develop funding models to support the Content Verticals content development and programming. Goal 3: Connect community with our programming and services. Read the 2016 management reports:

February 2016 – Management Report

April 2016 – Management Report

June 2016 – Management Report

August 2016 – Management Report

October 2016 – Management Report

December 2016 – Management Report

Management Reports – 2015

For every meeting of the Board of Trustees, management reports on activities that have taken place in fulfillment of the following three organizational goals:

Goal 1: Implement new organizational focus on four content focus areas, or Content Verticals, of Arts & Culture, News & Public Affairs, History & Heritage, and Youth Focused. Goal 2: Develop funding models to support the Content Verticals content development and programming. Goal 3: Connect community with our programming and services. Read the 2015 management reports:
February 24, 2015
May 5, 2015
June 23, 2015
August 25, 2015
October 29, 2015
December 8, 2015

The Cantata Singers of Elmira Present Jenkins' 'Requiem' and 'Cantata Memoria'

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The Cantata Singers of Elmira, as part of the Music at Grace series, is presenting two works by Sir Karl Jenkins, ‘Requiem’ and ‘Cantata Memoria; For the Children of Abervan’ on Sunday, February 26 at 4pm in Grace Episcopal Church, 375 W. Church Street in Elmira.  Music Director Will Wickham talks about the tragedy that prompted the Cantata, and the music that memorializes it. http://wskg.org/audio/jenkinsrequiem.mp3

 

Photo credit: Cantata Singers

Victoria on Masterpiece | Mini Marathon

The Season 1 finale of Victoria is almost here! But first, see Episodes 4-6 in a special Victoria Season 1 mini marathon, Sunday, February 26, 2017 on MASTERPIECE from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. Episode 4 Preview at 8:00 pm
Victoria’s courtship leads to second thoughts and political perils. Can the queen pledge her heart to a foreign prince, but also keep the throne? Episode 5 Preview at 9:00 pm
Albert struggles to find his purpose far from home.

The Binghamton University Symphony Orchestra Makes 'Magic!'

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The Binghamton University Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Timothy Perry presents ‘It’s Magic!’ on Saturday, February 25 at 3pm in the Osterhout Concert Theatre of the Anderson Center on the Binghamton University campus.  The program includes ‘The Magic Fair’ by Carlos Surinach, ‘A Night on the Bare Mountain’ by Modest Mussorgsky in the orchestration by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, ‘The Sorcerer’s Apprentice’ by Paul Dukas, as well as suites from the film scores from ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ by John Powell and the Harry Potter series by John Williams.

 

Photo credit: Binghamton University Music Department

Elmira College Students Premiere 'Aide et Reconfort'

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The Arnot Art Museum hosts the premiere of a new play, ‘Aide et Reconfort’ by Elmira College professor John J. Kelly.  The title is a reference to French citizens who were suspected of giving “aid and comfort” to the Nazi forces occupying France, and how the French Resistance dealt with them.  We hear from Professor Kelly about his historical research to write this play, and also from actor Sophie Poost, a sociology and anthropology major, whose studies inform her role as a member of the Resistance. http://wskg.org/audio/aide.mp3

 

Photo credit:Elmira College

Student Films Sought for Annual Serling Festival

The 2017 Rod Serling Film Festival is now open. WSKG is accepting submissions from K-12 students through May 26, 2017. Entrants must use the online submission form . The Festival is held in honor of Rod Serling and his work, which has had a lasting influence on the television industry and media creation. The Festival seeks to inspire the next generation of filmmakers.

Flutist Jeanne Sperber Celebrates the American Melting Pot

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The Schorr Family Firehouse Stage presents flutist Jeanne Sperber and friends for ‘America the Beautiful Melting Pot’, a concert including music by Elmira-born composer, Charles Tomlinson Griffes, Paul Schoenfield, Katherine Hoover, and the North American premiere of a work by Cuban composer Leo Brouwer.  Pej Reitz is the pianist, along with cellist Hakan Tayga-Hromek, and tenor Steven Nanni. http://wskg.org/audio/sperber.mp3

 

Photo credit: Jeanne Sperber