03 February 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Connecting Music, Dance, Culture and Minds: The Koresh Dance Company

  This weekend, Schimmel Center is excited to welcome an exciting dance company straight from Philadelphia, The Koresh Dance Company. The acclaimed ensemble is the brain child of choreographer, Roni Koresh. As a teacher and collaborator, Koresh has created a unique and highly emotional movement blend of ballet, modern and jazz. Since 1991, the company […]

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12 January 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Musicians of the Highest Order: An Interview with the Legendary Béla Fleck

All of us at the Schimmel are ecstatic to be welcoming back premiere banjo legend, Béla Fleck. Mr. Fleck sold out our house two years ago with his acclaimed “Banjo Summit.” This time, he is partnering with the enterprising new chamber orchestra from Brooklyn, The Knights. I recently corresponded with the great banjo legend about […]

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04 December 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Cracking Nuts: Fun Facts about, “The Nutcracker,” Ballet

It’s that time of year (when the world falls in love) and when the Gelsey Kirkland Ballet takes over the Schimmel stage to present their production of that perennial favorite ballet, The Nutcracker. To celebrate the ballet’s return, I thought I would present some trivia about the time honored classic!   Based on Dark Material […]

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