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"Absolutely Adirondack"

  • Adirondack
  • The Ruckus at Blue Mountain Lake
  • Mr. Game Protector
  • Noah John Suite
  • El Lagarto
  • Thirteen Feet of Gold
  • Somewhere East of Wevertown

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  The Adirondacks of New York State

"Adirondack Song" Performances

Adirondack character education performancesOriginal musical compositions that connect Local Adirondack history with New York State Curriculum.

Take a trip with Singer/Songwriter Brian Chevalier through the history and folklore of our beautiful region with his original music. This performance is also available with a striking slide presentation. A study guide is available upon request.

Adirondack Song is a performance of songs inspired by the folklore and history of the Adirondack Region. This performance is supported by a slide presentation that allows students to see some of the characters and land that have inspired Brian.

This performance can feature up to five musicians on stage, including fiddler, Frank Orsini, and percussionist, Brian Melick. Brian Chevalier’s connection with the children becomes apparent as he engages them using participation such as sign language, movements and call and response. The audience will also have opportunities to ask and answer questions. This performance was chosen by CRCAIE as their music repertory for their Lincoln Center Model of Arts in Education units of study.

Many schools have chosen one of the following residencies or workshops to support this performance:

  1. The Roaming Hermit: Students interview Brian in character as Noah John Rondeau, The Adirondack Hermit and ask questions about The Adirondacks.
  2. Meet the songwriter: Students listen for content to Brian’s music on compact disc in preparation for their workshop with Brian, where they interview Brian as he presents his interactive workshop called “Meet The Songwriter”.
  3. Songwriting residency

Adirondack song is a Journey With Music Into The Spirit Of Our Mountains. It consists of original Musical Compositions That Connect Local Adirondack History With New York State Curriculum. This show also features a slide show prentation.

  • History and Folklore of Adirondack Logging
  • Do you know who the "Mayor of Cold River City" is? Here's a hint… Cold River City…Population... 1.
    Enjoy songs inspired by the Adirondack Hermit - Noah John Rondeau.
  • What does the song "Thirteen Feet of Gold" refer to?
    The famous Adirondack Logging Industry has been prosperous to many…merciless to others.
  • What ever happened to George Reis's wooden race boat of Lake George?
  • "El Lagarto was a boat…Known as the Leapin' Lizard…"

This Performance can be the culmination of a songwriting residency.


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