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Rite of Summer’s Imani Winds Previewed in The New Yorker

  • 31st July 2015

For the past five years, Governors Island, a short ferry ride away from Manhattan, has been home to this rambunctious festival, which presents free afternoon concerts of top-tier musical performers. This year’s season concludes at Nolan Park with “From Mississippi to Russia with a Side of NYC,” a typically diverse…

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Rite of Summer’s Grand Band featured in FDRMX

  • 4th September 2014

Though not your average rock band, the six of them play so tightly in sync together that they appear as one musical beast, moving and breathing as one. “Definitely unified. A unit,” Isabelle O’Connell says. “The most satisfying thing about playing in a group of six is playing with other…

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Rite of Summer Music Festival 2014

  • 23rd April 2014

Pianists & Artistic Directors Blair McMillen & Pam Goldberg present the fourth annual Rite of Summer Music Festival Summer 2014 on Governors Island, NYC. Featuring Dawn of Midi [Sat May 31] New York Philharmonic’s Very Young Composers with ETHEL & Iktus Percussion [Sun Jul 13] Pam Goldberg, Esther Noh, Caitlin…

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