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Decoda in Saratoga Springs

  • Bethesda Episcopal Chruch 41 Washington Street Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866 United States (map)

Presented by Saratoga Performing Arts Center, with collaboration from Skidmore College, Decoda visits Saratoga Springs for a week-long songwriting workshop with students from Saratoga Independent School (SIS), grades 1-6. The project will culminate in a concert performance of SIS's new collaboratively composed song, including all the students, who will sing along with Decoda. This year's song will be based the theme Relationships, Environment, and Change. The concert will then close with Decoda's performance of Wynton Marsalis' A Fiddler's Tale Suite.


Decoda Artists
Anna Elashvili, violin - Alicia Lee, clarinet - *Thomas Bergeron, trumpet
Brad Balliett, bassoon - *Stephen Dunn, trombone - Kris Saebo, double bass
*Ian Rosenbaum, percussion
*guest artist

Performance Schedule
7pm - Dec. 15, 2017 - Performance at Bethesda Episcopal Church
2-3:30pm - Dec. 16, 2017 - Family Saturdays at Skidmore College's Tang Museum

Hungarian Dance No. 5 - Johannes Brahms
Newly composed song [World Premiere] - Saratoga Independent School
A Fiddler's Tale Suite - Wynton Marsalis
1) The Fiddler's March
2) A Fiddler's Soul
3) Pastorale
4) Happy March
5) Concert Piece
6) Tango, Waltz, Ragtime
7)The Devil's Dance
8) Big Chorale
9) The Blues on Top

Earlier Event: October 26
UK Residency