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~ May 2017 ~

The Song Garden is about to bloom!
Lots of great shows all summer, and more to come.
Stop by and hear the
Very Excellent Song Garden Performers at their best!

Thurs, 5/18: Catskill Conserve Benefit, Erpf Center, Arkville, NY, 7 pm
Thurs, 6/15: Catskill Conserve Benefit, Erpf Center, Arkville, NY, 7 pm
Fri, 6/23: Middleburgh Community Fourth Friday's, NY, 6 - 8:30 pm
Thurs, 7/20: Catskill Conserve Benefit, Erpf Center, Arkville, NY, 7 pm
Thurs, 8/17: Catskill Conserve Benefit, Erpf Center, Arkville, NY, 7 pm
Sun. 9/24: Radio: WIOX-FM, 91.1, Roxbury, NY,
Brit Hotaling Radio Host, 4 pm

~ February 2017 ~

It may still be winter, but the Song Garden
is stirring under the snow!
Stay tuned for a great schedule of
upcoming events for 2017. We look forward to
seeing you again, and playing great shows for everyone.

~ November 2016 ~

Hello, Everyone!
A successful annual report is submitted to the
New York Foundation for the Arts about the great season
of advancements and performances for communities from
the Flying Song Garden. We look forward to continuing
our relationship with the Foundation, and are grateful for
their valuable guidance. Thank you, our listeners and
supporters, and we look forward to seeing you at a
Song Garden event soon.

~ September 2016 ~

Upcoming event!
In support of Middleburgh, NY

"First Fridays"
Friday, Sept. 2, 2016
6:30 to 8:00 pm

Come enjoy this community event right on Main Street
Vendors, food, music, and stores open all evening.

The Song Garden will be playing on Main Street.
Look for the green tent.

Come by, hear music, enjoy!

~ August 2016 ~

A special concert with The Flying Song Garden!
Part of a series called "Conversations through Music," presented by the Earlville Opera House.
Focusing on artists and their work in community.
Come by for a great evening, with a great variety of music. Thursday, August 4th, 7:00 pm,
on the Green, Hamilton, NY, free admission.

~ July 2016 ~

Come enjoy the annual open house at
Haven of Hope Farm and Residence in Fonda, NY.
Try their farm stand and baked goods, see their
animals, gigantic vegetable gardens, and hear
great live music from The Flying Song Garden.
Lots of fun for everyone.

Event is on Saturday, July 23, from 1:00 to 4 pm.
19 Cemetery Street, Fonda, NY.

Haven of Hope is a non-profit organization offering transitional housing for homeless women and children.

~ June 2016 ~

July is right around the corner!
Come enjoy the annual open house at
Haven of Hope Farm and Residence in Fonda, NY.
Try their farm stand and baked goods, see their
animals, gigantic vegetable gardens, and hear
great live music from The Flying Song Garden.
Lots of fun for everyone.

Event is on Saturday, July 23, from 1:00 to 4 pm.
19 Cemetery Street, Fonda, NY.

Haven of Hope is a non-profit organization offering transitional housing for homeless women and children.

~ February 2016 ~

The Song Garden is already sprouting for spring!
Please join us
A delicious lasagna dinner and live music
to benefit
Haven of Hope Farm and Residence of Fonda

Friday, March 4th, 2016
4:00 to 7:00 pm
at the Fonda Reformed Church
19 Broadway, Fonda, NY
Adults $10, children age ten and under, $5

The Haven of Hope provides transitional housing to homeless women in Fulton and Montgomery counties. Programs prepare women to work towards independent
living and family unification.
Come support it's good works! See you there =)

~ January 2016 ~

Welcome to the website, and the new year!
In 2016 we look forward to enlarging our range and travel into new areas. And, to continue to perform
great music for the communities we serve.

We hope you have a wonderful winter, and look
forward to seeing you soon.

~ July 2015 ~

You're invited!
On Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

Haven of Hope Farm and Residence
Open House
1:00 - 4:00 pm
19 Cemetery Rd, Fonda, NY

Free hot dogs and drinks, horse-drawn rides, animals, baked goods, garden vegetables, face-painting, and
live music by The Flying Song Garden!

A fun day for everyone in support of
an amazing organization

See you there!
www.havenofhopefarmandresidence.com

~ June 2015 ~

Come join us for
Bounty of the County
Vendor Market and Music

Sunday, June 28, 2015

11:00 to 4:00 pm
258 Main Street
Schoharie, NY

Enjoy crafts and vendors, food, live music by
The Flying Song Garden

Hosted by SALT Organization
(Schoharie Area Longterm)

www.saltrecovery.org

~ May 2015 ~

Upcoming event!
In support of Middleburgh, NY

"Fourth Fridays"
Friday, May 15, 2015
6:30 to 8:00 pm

Come enjoy this community event right on Main Street
Vendors, food, music, and stores open all evening.

The Song Garden will be playing on Main Street.
Look for the green tent.

(P.S. May 15th is actually the third Friday, but for this month it is combined with another festival)

Come by, hear music, enjoy!

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~ April 2015 ~

Come join us for
Savor Schoharie Benefit Dinner
A Movable Feast

Saturday, April 18, 2015
Dessert and Music
8:30 to 10:00 pm
258 Main Street
Schoharie, NY

Tickets available through SALT
(Schoharie Area Longterm)

www.saltrecovery.org

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~ March 2015 ~

Haven of Hope Residence for Women and Children
Lasagna Dinner

Saturday, March 21, 2015
4:00 to 7:00 pm
in the community room at the Fonda Reformed Church
19 Broadway, Fonda, NY
Adults $8.00
Children $5.00 (age 10 and under)

Come on over, have great food, listen to great music,
and support a worthy cause all at once!

~ January 2015 ~

The Annual Report is now ready for you to view.
It has been a successful year, and we are thankful to everyone who is involved with our endeavor!

Click here to view

~ November 2014 ~

Soon to come, the Song Garden
annual report and newsletter!
Be sure to check in a few weeks to hear all about what
we have accomplished this year, with your help.

For those interested in last year's report, or in the previous newsletter, simply click in the boxes to the left.

~ September 2014 ~

Upcoming event!
In support of Middleburgh, NY

"Fourth Fridays"
Friday, September 26, 2014
6:00 to 8:00 pm

Come enjoy this community event right on Main Street
Vendors, food, music, and stores open all evening!

The Song Garden will be playing in front of the
Middleburgh Library

Come by, hear music, and enjoy!

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Keeping up with the Song Garden: In the Newspaper!

Be sure to read the great article by
Newswriter David Avitabile in the
Times-Journal, Cobleskill, this week (9/10/14).
It talks about the history and the goals of the project,
and the musicians, too.

Here is a link to the Times-Journal website to find
where to get a copy, or to subscribe:
www.timesjournalonline.com

~ August 2014 ~

Upcoming event!
In support of Middleburgh, NY

"Fourth Fridays"
Friday, August 22, 2014
6:00 to 8:00 pm

Come enjoy this community event right on Main Street
Vendors, food, music, and stores open all evening!

The Song Garden will be playing in front of the
Middleburgh Library

Come by, hear music, and enjoy!
See you there =)

~ June 2014 ~

A great June event!
"Bounty of the County"
Presented by the SALT Organization
(Schoharie Area Longterm)

Saturday. June 28, 2014
Benefit Dinner
Tory Tavern
104 Vrooman Cross Road, Schoharie, NY
5:30 pm

This event is in conjunction with the Artisans Market
on Saturday on Main Street.

~ June 2014 ~

Hello Everyone!
Ready for summer? Be sure to join us at the

"Picnic on the Farm Benefit"
for the Haven of Hope Farm and Residence,
a transitional shelter for homeless women and children.

Saturday, June 14, 2014
12:00 to 4:00 pm
19 Cemetery Road, Fonda, NY

Food, hayrides, animals, facepainting!
Music by
The Very Excellent Song Garden Performers
See you there =)

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~ May 2014 ~

The new recordings are here!

Music by The Very Excellent Song Garden Performers
The first compilation CD for the Song Garden.
Music by the artists and donated by the artists to support the project directly.
Order a copy for you and friends.
Click here for more details

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~ April 2014 ~

The Song Garden flies again!
Join us for
"Savoring Schoharie: A Moveable Feast"

to benefit the still-rebuilding (!) Schoharie, NY, area
from the damage of Hurricane Irene.

Travel from home to home for each phase of
your delicious meal.
Organized by SALT (Schoharie Area Long-term)

Here are the details:

Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014
Time: Starts at 5:30
Location: Starts at 143 Depot Lane, Schoharie, NY
Tickets are $50.00
Please see SALT website or phone for reservations:
SALTRecovery.org
518-702-5017

And of course, live music by
The Very Excellent Song Garden Performers =)

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~ March 2014 ~

Please join The Flying Song Garden for an evening of
fun (and lasagna!), to benefit the
Haven of Hope Farm and Residence,
a transitional shelter for homeless women and children.
Goals of the farm are sustainability and a building.
Details are below:

Date: Saturday, March 22, 2014
Time: 4:00 to 6:30 pm
Location: Community Room, Fonda Reformed Church, Fonda, NY
Tickets: six dollars

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Radio Interview:
Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 7:10 am.
Join us as we speak with Bob Cudmore on
"Coffee with Cudmore" show.
WVTL-FM Amsterdam, NY radio station, or stream live.
Come hear the updates!

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~ December 2013 ~

Please join us for a live music event to support the rebuilding of the
Philippines after Typhoon Yolanda

Place: Green Earth Natural Foods Store
4 Market Street, Oneonta, NY
Date: Saturday, December 28, 2013
Time: 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Donations gratefully accepted!

In collaboration with the
Maydolong Relief Fund, Stamford, NY.

Find them on facebook: www.facebook.co/maydolongreliefFUND.com
Questions: 315-360-4601

ALSO

Have a listen on Monday, December 23, 2013
on WVTL-FM radio for an interview with
the Flying Song Garden and Bob Cudmore!

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~ September 2013 ~

A big thank you to radio host Joe Pszonek at
WMSC, Montclair State University, for
having us on his show on Sept. 15, and
talk about the Flying Song Garden!
Looking forward to being in New Jersey again soon.

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~ July 2013 ~

Another summer opportunity!
Join us in Middleburgh, NY
Saturday, July 27 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Main Street
In support of the community.
See you there. =)

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~ June 2013 ~

The Flying Song Garden on the radio!
Come listen to all the news
and updates about the Song Garden.

Tuesday, June 25, at 7:10 am.
It's WVTL-FM, 104.7, Amsterdam, NY
The show is "Coffee with Cudmore,"
a great morning show with the best of everything.
Host, Bob Cudmore.
See you then. =)

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~ June 2013 ~

Two performances coming up!
We are invited by the following communities...
and happy to perform for everyone, and bring
a song or two. =)

Schoharie, NY, Main Street
"Bounty of the County" event
Sunday, June 30, 3:00 to 5:00 pm

Middleburgh, NY, Main Street
"Pride Days" event
Saturday, July 6th, 1:00 to 2:00 pm

See you there!

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~ May 2013 ~

We look forward to a developing performance in July, by invitation of Middleburgh, NY, Mr. Matthew Avitabile, Mayor.
We can keep you posted, and look forward to additional
future shows!

Hope you are enjoying the spring, and that
all your pursuits are successful. =)

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~ April 2013 ~

The start of a new season!

Looks like things are coming along for the Song Garden
as we gear up for another season of great events
and music to benefit communities.

We are pleased to announce that we have
aquired lisencing from ASCAP which allows us
to perform their copyright songs.

Stay tuned for more announcements as
the summer events develop,
and to follow along as the Song Garden blooms. =)

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~ February 2013 ~

A Donation of a Sound System

We are truly honored to announce that there is a donation of
a sound system to The Flying Song Garden!

The donation is from Memorial Computer Applications, NY.
Thank you so much for your generous support.

The sound system fits the project well, and represents
an important step ahead in the project's development.

We are looking forward to a successful year, and are
truly grateful for the newest addition to the Song Garden.

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~ January, 2013 ~

We are very pleased to announce that we are now
in partnership with Lion's Club International Foundation.
This is an honor and an important collaboration with
an amazing organization. We look forward to
working with the Lion's Club in delivering
services to communities.


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~ December, 2012 ~

Come join us at the upcoming performance!

Prattsville Firehouse
Holiday Celebration and Benefit

Saturday, December 22, 2012
11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Prattsville, NY

This village is still rebuilding
even a year after Hurricane Irene!
Come relax and enjoy at this community event,
to refresh and ready
for the next phase of repairs.

See you there. =)

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~ November 2012 ~

We are very honored and excited to announce that
The Flying Song Garden is now accepted to
The New York Foundation of the Arts
fiscal sponsorship program.

This program offers tremendous support in
development, guidance, and the
search for funding opportunities.

We are very grateful, and are looking forward to
working with everyone at the Foundation.

Thank you!

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 ~ Autumn 2012~

A sucessful season indeed!
And a big thank you to everyone
who has made this possible.
Lots more to come....stay tuned for
updates and advancements.

Speak with you soon. =)

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Summer 2012

Here is very exciting news:
Voyages for The Flying Song Garden are in place!
 
Yes, here are the dates and locations:
 
Saturday, July 28, 2012, in Middleburgh, NY
at the Rotary Arts and Crafts Festival
10:00 am to 2:30 pm.

Sunday, August 26, 2012, in Prattsville, NY
at "Mud Fest," we are 2:00 to 7:00 pm.
Main Street Park, music in the Gazebo.
 
The communities that have scheduled with us are
overcoming devastation from Hurricane Irene in the
Catskill Mountains in New York State.
 
Be sure to join us, to visit these amazing and
resilient communities, and enjoy an afternoon of
great music and fun surprises.
See you there!

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May 2012

 ~ A Gigantic Thank You ~
To the President of Storm Aid, Janice Thompson!
Storm Aid is an organization dedicated to
positively affecting area communities in devastation from Hurricane Irene by raising and distributing funds in
Schoharie, Schenectady, Greene, and Montgomery Counties
in New York State.
 
After an excellent and generous meeting, Ms. Thompson has passed along valuable wisdom and insight to help further
The Flying Song Garden project.
And, these words of wisdom are
being applied as we speak.... Stay tuned.

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February, 2012

Excellent news for The Flying Song Garden.....
On the radio: WIOX-FM, 91.3, Roxbury, NY!
 Tune in on March 17, 2012, at 5:00 PM to hear all the updates
about this valuable project.

Thank you to radio Host Terry Doyle, on the "Crackle" program. Lots of great music, too. =)

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December 27th, 2011

The Flying Song Garden on the radio!
....When?
Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012
on Bob Cudmore's Morning Show,
"Coffee with Cudmore"

Radio station: Lite 104.7, WVTL-FM (1570 AM),
Amsterdam, N.Y.,
Interview starts about 9:00 AM
Speak with you soon. =)
 
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 December 6th, 2011

Here's to The Music Closet TV in Winchester, Massachusetts!
Thank you for giving us the opportunity to appear on
your television showcase, to play songs, and
to speak about.....
The Flying Song Garden!
This show, with Jeff Dearman, is filmed at WinCam Studios,
and has a great line up of excellent musicians.
Stay tuned for broadcast information. =)

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 December 5th, 2011

Thank you, Alpin Haus RV Dealership,
Amsterdam, New York!
Alpin Haus has pledged it's support to provide
expert advice and service to
The Flying Song Garden's future motorhome.
This dealership is the top recreational vehicle centers,
and it is with pride that we join with
such an excellent company.

~ Scroll at left ~

We are proud to be accepted to the
New York Foundation of the Arts, Fiscal Sponsorship Program, since 2013

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