Music by Local Composer Ben Yarmolinsky Performed by di.vi.sion

Event set for July 5 at Chapel Restoration

Ben Yarmolinsky

Ben Yarmolinsky

A concert of new and recent chamber music by local composer Ben Yarmolinsky will be performed by the di.vi.sion piano trio and guest artists at 4 p.m. on Sunday July 5 at the Chapel Restoration. The diverse program will include “March” for flute, clarinet and piano, “Violin Sonata, Dark Eyes Variations” for flute clarinet and piano quartet, “Twinkle Variations” for piano trio and “Piano Quartet and Ballpark Variations” for clarinet, piano and cello.

Yarmolinsky, a resident of New York City and Cold Spring, is a singer/songwriter, lyricist, guitarist, accompanist, conductor and lecturer. He majored in music at Harvard and spent two years in Paris, studying guitar at the Ecole Normale de Musique and privately with Nadia Boulanger.

In New York, Yarmolinsky studied composition with David Del Tredici, Lester Trimble, and Ned Rorem and received a doctorate in music in 1991 from the City University of New York. He is professor of music at the Bronx Community College and author of numerous musical compositions. Members of di.vi.sion who will perform are Margaret Swinchowski, flute; Don Makrynski, clarinet; Kurt Briggs, violin; Matt Goeke, cello, and Renée Cometa Briggs, piano.

The Chapel Restoration is at 45 Market St., Cold Spring. Suggested donation is $20, $10 for students and seniors, free for children under 12.

Photo by Cathy West Mullins


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