2021 Summer Season Concerts at Grazhda

July 3 at 8 pm: Concert at Grazhda, season opening event
Anna Rabinova, violin; Natalia Khoma, cello; Volodymyr Vynnytsky, piano
Sergei Rachmaninov (1873-1943), Trio Elegiaque Op.9 in D minor for violin, cello and piano. Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), Piano Trio in B-flat major, Op. 97, Archduke Trio
Live concert! Admission: $20 general admission; $15 seniors; $12 members; Free for students

July 24 at 7 pm: Virtual concert
(The Youtube video indicates “private” until it is released on the event date and time)

Olena Haviuk-Sheremet (graduate studies at the Conservatory in the name of M. Lysenko), piano. Works by J. Brahms, R. Strauss, M. Lysenko.

Olena Haviuk-Sheremet began her piano studies at the Solomiya Krushelnytska’s Music School for gifted students in Lviv, Ukraine under the tutelage of Tetyana Aleksandrova. She continued her education at the Mykola Lysenko’s Lviv National Music Academy with professor Oksana Rapita. At the age of 10, she won the first prize at the Vladimir Horowitz International Young Piano Competition (Kiev, Ukraine). She was also a second prize winner at the International Piano Competition “Sribny Dzvin” (Uzhgorod, Ukraine), and a third prize winner at the Frederick Chopin International Piano Competition (Lviv, Ukraine). Currently, she is is completing her doctoral degree at Temple University in Philadelphia under the tutelage of Mikhail Yanovitsky. She is also a chamber music student of Professor Lambert Orkis.
Free event via YouTube. Join us at 7 pm on July 24!

August 7 at 7 pm: Folk Singing Children’s Recital
Performance by pupils of the two-week Ukrainian folk singing course under the direction of Anna Bachynsky. (Course for children, ages 4–10; See workshops below for more information). Tickets: $5.

August 14 at 7 pm: Virtual concert
Solomia Soroka (Goshen College Professor of Music), violin; Arthur Greene (Professor of Piano, University of Michigan), piano
Works by M. Berezovsky, M. Lysenko, F. Chopin, Y. Stankovych, M. Skoryk. Free event via YouTube. Join us at 7 pm on August 14!

August 28 at 8 pm: Concert at Grazhda, season closing event and fund raiser
Vira Slywotzky, contralto; David Sytkowski, piano
Works by A. Copland, Y. Stepovy, K. Weill, G. Verdi, I. Sonevytsky
Live concert! $35 general admission. Tickets at the door.

Ukrainian Folk Art Workshops and Courses

Register by July 15! Tel.: 518-263-4670 or email:

26-28 July: rock painting with Ukrainian folk motifs, instructor – artist Sofika Zielyk.
2-5 August: embroidery, instructor – Lubow Wolynetz, Curator of Folk Art at The Ukrainian Museum (New York)
2-5 August: wreath-making, instructor TBA
25 July – August 6: folk singing for children, instructors Anna Bachynsky and Melasia Serbay.

Music and Art Center of Greene County
P.O. Box 20
Jewett, NY 12442
tel: 518-989-6479 (July 1 – September 4)

The Grazhda is located on Rt. 23A in Jewett, N.Y., 5 miles west of the town of Hunter and 2 miles east of Lexington.

Music and Art Center of Greene County, Inc. is a non-profit organization. MACGC is supported by funding from the Greene County Council on the Arts, Self Reliance New York Federal Credit Union, private donations and memberships.