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The Scarsdale Village Board of Trustees voted on July 9 to allow the Scarsdale Business Alliance to host Scarchella, a music festival in Chase Park. The name Scarchella comes from the uber-cool California music festival, Coachella, which features top name artists and attracts more than a qua…

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The music of vocalist, violinist, composer and producer Caroline Shaw is being heard on six separate programs during this summer season at Caramoor in Katonah. Shaw, the youngest recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for Music — when she was just 30 — has as recent commissions new works for Renee …

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“Stars and Stripes,” “American Overture” and selections from “West Side Story” filled the air as fireworks lit the sky over the Scarsdale Pool Complex Tuesday night. A week earlier the Pink Panther theme, classical tunes and a Les Mis medley drifted through the open windows of buildings surr…

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NASA launched the twin Voyager spacecrafts into the cosmos in 1977. In 2012, Voyager 1 became the first vessel to explore interstellar space, or the region between stars, and today, both probes float through the Milky Way Galaxy, collecting data for the agency’s Deep Space Network.

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In 25 years, the New Choral Society has become a community staple and one of the premier choral ensembles in Westchester County. Comprised of a robust choir and professional orchestra, its reputation has drawn top-tier musicians and singers in the classical voice vein, including renowned sop…

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Last Valentine’s Day, a gunman stormed Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, in one of the deadliest mass shootings in the nation’s history. Among those scrambling to flee the attack was Rebecca Angel’s cousin, then a freshman, who survived.

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In 2012, when Amanda Anne Platt and The Honeycutters performed at South Presbyterian Church in Dobbs Ferry as part of the Common Ground Coffeehouse concert series, Platt described the band’s sound as “Appalachian honky-tonk.” That same year, the group, based in Asheville, North Carolina, beg…

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Scarsdale High School senior Abigail Nishiwaki spends Friday afternoons with third-, fourth- and fifth-graders at Edward Williams Elementary School in Mount Vernon, violin in hand. She is participating in the SHS Music Education initiative, through which Scarsdale volunteers teach students t…

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For 17 years, Westchester Band Maestro Alan Hollander has looked out from the podium at families cuddled on blankets and tykes chasing fireflies every Thursday in Chase Park. The evening concerts are guided by Hollander’s eclectic program of light classical music, Broadway classics and pop f…

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Late Night Episode front man Daniel Lonner is laidback, charmingly eccentric and vaguely controversial all at once. He sat with longtime friend and band guitarist Eric Sherman at The Inquirer April 9, with chipped metallic nail polish, peering out from behind translucent shades.

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Nostalgia is a universally sweet sting, even for 22-year-old Rebecca Angel. In fact, it’s the bread and butter of her debut solo EP, “What We Had.”

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Carnegie Hall is a global music icon. Some of the greatest performers of the last century have taken to its stage, from Tchaikovsky, Dvorák, Mahler and Bartók to George Gershwin, Billie Holiday, Judy Garland and The Beatles.

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If anyone would know about the evolution of radio over the last 40 years, it’s Jimmy Fink. Fink, a Scarsdale resident since 1988, has worked for WPLJ and K-Rock, and currently, for the popular adult alternative station The Peak, based in White Plains.