EVENTS

  1. CAMELLIA FESTIVAL

    March 4 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Snow Date is Sunday, March 11th, 2018

    CAMELLIA HOUSE FREE ACTIVITIES / 11:00am – 4:00pm

    Enjoy live music with Alan & Hugo & the Quatrain Barbershop Quartet throughout the day and short walking tour!

    11:00am  Camellia House Open & Live Music begins

    12:00pm  Vincent Simeone discusses the camellias

    1:00pm    Henry B. Joyce talks about the Camellia House

    2:00pm    Vincent Simeone discusses the camellias

    3:00pm    Henry B. Joyce talks about the Camelia House

    4:00pm    Camellia House closes

     

    COE HALL ACTIVITIES ($10 entrance fee)

    11:00am – 4:00pm / All activities are included with a $10 entrance fee / Members and children are free.

    Enjoy a Watercolor Workshop for children with Roberta Erlagen, The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party & Storytelling with Jonathan Kruk & Andrea Sadler featuring, Mad Hatter’s Tea with Tales, Silly Skits and the Queen of Hearts will be in the dining room at Coe Hall.

     

    1:00pm, 2:00 pm, & 3:00pm – Magic of Robert Austin in the Great Hall.  Enjoy the magical show and see live animals disappear!  Robert will also suspend someone in mid-air during the show!  General seating, first come, first served, no reserved seating!

     

    There will also be live steel drum music in the Main Greenhouse all day from 11:00am 4:00pm.  

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  2. MUSIC AT THE MANSION 3/16 – JASON & ELYSA HOCHMAN

    March 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Sponsored by AARP

    $30 Non-Members / $20 Members

    Jason and Elysa Hochman, the creative musical couple behind Jay & Lee Rumba Flamenca and founders of the New York Guitar Academy, will be performing with Chris Howard on percussion. Jay & Lee are an acoustic guitar world fusion duo specializing in Spanish, Flamenco and Classical guitar. Jay & Lee will perform a repertoire of their original compositions and their own unique arrangements of renowned Spanish Classical and Nuevo Flamenco guitar pieces. Together they create a beautiful and powerful atmosphere!

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  3. ARBOR DAY FAMILY FESTIVAL

    April 28 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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    One event on April 29, 2018 at 11:00am

    Co-hosted by Planting Fields Foundation and New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

    Face painting, National Circus Project, Caricaturists, Johnny Peers & the Muttville Comix, Live Music, Tree Seedling Giveways, Petting Zoo, L.I. Railway Association, Smokey Bear and More!  

    $20 per vehicle!

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  4. ARBOR DAY FAMILY FESTIVAL

    April 29 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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    One event on April 29, 2018 at 11:00am

    Co-hosted by Planting Fields Foundation and New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

    Face painting, National Circus Project, Caricaturists, Johnny Peers & the Muttville Comix, Live Music, Tree Seedling Giveways, Petting Zoo, L.I. Railway Association, Smokey Bear and More!  

    $20 per vehicle!

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  5. MAY MUSIC AT COE HALL – ALAN & HUGO

    May 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Alan & Hugo, Flamenco Guitarists

    1:00pm – 3:00pm

    $5 admission fee, members and children under 12 are free

    Visit historic Coe Hall and relax in the Great Hall to listen to the amazing duo of Alan & Hugo, Brooklyn flamenco guitarists.  Driving Spanish rumba rhythms mixed with spicy Latin grooves create the soundscape for “Salvo & Hugo.” Inspired by world fusion — drawing from Flamenco, Spanish/Classical, Latin and Bossa Nova, the band plays a mix of original and remixed songs from artists such as the Gipsy Kings, Buena Vista Social Club and Ottmar Liebert among others.  For more information call Max Fogel (516) 922-8668 or education@plantingfields.org

    No tickets necessary, general admission

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  6. MAY MUSIC AT COE HALL – JACK KOHL

    May 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Jack Kohl, pianist

    1:00pm – 3:00pm

    $5 admission fee, members and children under 12 are free
    Jack Kohl, www.jacksonkohl.com, is a pianist and author from the north shore of Long Island. He began piano studies with Marie Babiak of Seaford. He continued with Finn Augensen; Leonard Eisner (Juilliard Pre-College Division); BM under Gerald Robbins (Queens College/CUNY); and MM and DMA in piano under W. John Williams (University of South Carolina). He was president of the Northport Running Club (2007 – 2009) and continues to be one of its proud members. Mr. Kohl is also a prominent presence in the musical theater world, appearing as a music director and pianist for many Broadway-credited actors and singers.   For more information call Max Fogel (516) 922-8668 or education@plantingfields.org

     

    No tickets necessary, general admission.

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  7. SPECIAL EVENING CONCERT 05/19 – MASTERWORKS FOR PIANO, FOUR HANDS

    May 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    $30 Non – Members / $20 Members

    Join us for a special evening classical concert of MASTERWORKS FOR PIANO FOUR HANDS.   All Franz Schubert Program at Coe Hall.  Gerald Robbins and Jack Kohl will perform this unique program.  One complimentary glass of wine is included with each ticket.

    GERALD ROBBINS

    Pianist Gerald Robbins has distinguished himself internationally as a soloist and chamber musician having performed throughout the world in virtually every major music center including New York, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Bonn, Munich, Athens, Frankfurt, St. Petersburg, Belgrade, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Rio de Janeiro, and Tokyo. In November 2016, Mr. Robbins was a recipient of Armstrong Chamber Concerts’ Lifetime  Achievement Award with the following dedication: “This award is for decades of musical-artistic excellence in concert performances with Armstrong Chamber Concerts and Violinist-Founder Helen Armstrong.”

    He has appeared with many major orchestras including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, London Philharmonic, Royal Philharmonic, BBC Symphony, and its affiliates, London Mozart Players, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, and the Portland Chamber Orchestra, with such conductors as Zubin Mehta, Sir Neville Marriner, Edouard van Remoortel, Harry Blech, Okku Kamu, Jorge Mester, Lawrence Foster, Kenneth Klein, Kypros Markou, Yaacov Bergman, and Louis Fremaux.

    A champion of neglected romantic repertoire, Gerald Robbins has received critical acclaim for his solo recordings on the London-Decca, Genesis, Orion, MSR Classics, Bridge, and Black Box labels, among others.  His world premiere Genesis recordings of Litolff and Reinecke concerti, performed in collaboration with the Monte Carlo Opera Orchestra conducted by Edouard van Remoortel, elicited such praise as “Gerald Robbins’s technical prowess is phenomenal”, “a keyboard voice of true eloquence”, “a first class bravura performance.”

    In addition to his solo activities, Mr. Robbins has distinguished himself as a chamber musician in collaboration with many eminent musicians such as violinists Nathan Milstein, Aaron Rosand, Pinchas Zukerman, Ruggiero Ricci, Mark Peskanov, Bronislaw Gimpel, Kyung-Wha Chung, Mayumi Fujikawa, Haroutune Bedelian, Glenn Dicterow, violists Karen Dreyfus, Walter Trampler, Alan de Veritch, Elizabeth Redgrave, and cellists, Zara Nelsova, Joseph Schuster, Nathaniel Rosen, Stephen Kates, Frederick Zlotkin, James Kreger, and Richard Markson, among many others.  A co-founder with Glenn Dicterow of the Lyric Piano Quartet, Mr. Robbins records and tours with this ensemble.  He is also an accomplished conductor and co-founder with Kenneth Klein, of the Westside Symphony Orchestra of Los Angeles now known as the Beverly Hills Symphony. He was also a co-founder of the London Concertante, an ensemble that specialized in 18th and 19th century concerto repertoire. He has appeared as guest artist, several times over the years in Bargemusic, a distinguished chamber music series in Brooklyn, and as a guest artist with members of the New York Philharmonic at Lincoln Center in their celebrated chamber music series.

    Mr. Robbins received many important awards throughout his career including a major prize at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.  During his studies at the University of Southern California, where he received his Bachelors and Masters degrees, he assisted as pianist for the string master classes of Jascha Heifetz, William Primrose, and Gregor Piatigorsky.  He is presently living in New York where he is an Artist-in-Residence with the Lyric Piano Quartet at Queens College CUNY, and is on the faculty at the CUNY Graduate Center.  He is also affiliated with the Hoff-Barthelson Music School in Scarsdale, NY, and is a member of the chamber music faculty at the Manhattan School of Music in New York City.

    JACK KOHL

    Jack Kohl is a pianist, author, and runner from the north shore of Long Island. He began piano studies with Marie Babiak of Seaford. He continued with Finn Augensen, Leonard Eisner (Juilliard Pre-College Division), BM under Gerald Robbins (Queens College/CUNY), and MM and DMA in piano under W. John Williams (University of South Carolina). He was president of the Northport Running Club (2007 – 2009) and continues to be one of its proud members.

     

     

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  8. MAY MUSIC AT COE HALL – QUATRAIN BARBERSHOP QUARTET

    May 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Quatrain Barbershop Quartet

    1:00pm – 3:00pm

    $5 admission fee, members and children under 12 are free

    Quatrain is a barbershop quartet formed by four New York guys who have been singing together for more than 40 years.  They have an extensive song list, most of which was written between 1890 and 1940.  Their outfits are traditional barbershop, and smiles will light up any event.   Quatrain has performed at venues, such as Carnegie Hall, and the Rainbow Room in New York City.  For more information call Max Fogel (516) 922-8668 or education@plantingfields.org

    No tickets necessary, general admission

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  9. FREE CONCERT IN THE PARK – TOM PETTY TRIBUTE

    May 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    (Memorial Day Weekend)

    FREE CONCERT IN THE PARK – Acoustically Correct a Tom Petty Tribute

    6:00pm – 7:30pm, Coe Hall Front Lawn

    FREE / No Parking Fee / No reservations required / Restrooms at Main Greenhouse

    Bring a chair, blanket, and an outdoor picnic to enjoy great upbeat music and the beauty at Planting Fields and exterior of Coe Hall.  Coe Hall is closed during the concert.  Restrooms are available at the Main Greenhouse.  For more information contact Jennifer Lavella at (516)922-8678 or jlavella@plantingfields.org

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  10. MAY MUSIC AT COE HALL – JOHNNY HERBERT

    May 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Johnny Herbert, piano and ukelele

    1:00pm – 3:00pm

    $5 admission fee, members and children under 12 are free

    Johnny Herbert is a singer-songwriter who performs original songs on both piano and ukulele.  His 2010 album “Destroys the Moon” combines piano-pop and jazz inspired by artists as diverse as Ray Charles, Ben Folds, Andrew WK and even the Mario Kart soundtrack.  More recently, Johnny has borrowed from traditional Hawaiian music for new songs like “I Knew From The Start” and “Makes Me Want To Sing.”  He has also performed on piano with the Women Of Ireland for their 2016 US tour.  For more information call Max Fogel (516) 922-8668 or education@plantingfields.org

    No tickets necessary, general admission

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  11. FREE CONCERT IN THE PARK – SOUTHERN VOICE BAND

    June 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Concert in the Park – SOUTHERN VOICE BAND

    6:00pm – 7:30pm at Coe Hall

    FREE / No Parking Fee / No reservations required / Restrooms at Main Greenhouse

    Bring a chair, blanket, and an outdoor picnic to enjoy great music and the beauty at Planting Fields and exterior of Coe Hall.  Coe Hall is closed during the concert.  Southern Voice Band is a popular CT based Modern Country band. They play a wide variety of country covers by artists like Tim McGraw, Jason Aldean, Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton and many more.  Featuring talented male and female vocalists backed-up by a rockin’ rhythm section, Southern Voice always delivers a highly entertaining show!  Restrooms are available at the Main Greenhouse.  For more information contact Jennifer Lavella at (516)922-8678 or jlavella@plantingfields.org

     

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  12. GOLF CLASSIC – MILL RIVER CLUB

    June 12 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

    PLANTING FIELDS FOUNDATION’S GOLF CLASSIC

    Mill River Club, Upper Brookville

    Join us for our 4th annual Golf Classic at the Mill River Club!  We begin at 10:00am with registration and breakfast, followed by a shotgun start at 12:00pm.  Lunch will be served on the course, followed by cocktails, dinner buffet and raffle auction at 5:30pm.  Contact Jennifer Lavella (516) 922-8678 or jlavella@plantingfields.org for more information and sponsorship opportunities!

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  13. FREE CONCERT IN THE PARK – PENNY LANE BEATLES TRIBUTE

    June 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Concert in the Park – PENNY LANE, BEATLES TRIBUTE BAND

    6:00pm – 7:30pm at Coe Hall

    FREE / No Parking Fee / No reservations required / Restrooms at Main Greenhouse

    Bring a chair, blanket, and an outdoor picnic to enjoy great music and the beauty at Planting Fields and exterior of Coe Hall.  Coe Hall is closed during the concert.   Restrooms are available at the Main Greenhouse.  For more information contact Jennifer Lavella at (516)922-8678 or jlavella@plantingfields.org

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  14. FAMILY FUN NIGHT – STRUMMIN’ & DRUMMIN’

    June 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    6:00pm – 7:30pm at Coe Hall

    FREE / No Parking Fee / No reservations required / Restrooms at Main Greenhouse

    Bring a blanket and picnic dinner to Coe Hall for a night of FREE family fun.   The guys have a lively , fresh, very funky approach to kids music! Lots of crowd interaction, loads of instruments, hands on drumming, guitar accompanied sing a longs from around the world, adventurous stories, and great catchy original songs. All done with the perfect combination of Education and Entertainment– Or as we call it “Edutainment.”  No reservations required. 

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  15. FREE CONCERT IN THE PARK – THE COMO BROTHERS

    June 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Concert in the Park – THE COMO BROTHERS

    6:00pm – 7:30pm at Coe Hall

    FREE / No Parking Fee / No reservations required / Restrooms at Main Greenhouse

    Bring a chair, blanket, and an outdoor picnic to enjoy great music and the beauty at Planting Fields and exterior of Coe Hall.  Coe Hall is closed during the concert.   Brothers Andrew and Matt Como are singer/songwriters from Long Island who are passionate about music and have gained notoriety for their heartfelt lyrics, energetic performances, and fun personalities. Combining an urban-pop and rock sound with a blues vibe, they have written and recorded multiple albums and EP’s of original songs. Their latest songs have been recorded with Grammy Nominated engineer Kenta Yonesaka at Germano Studios in New York City.  Matt and Andrew have toured the East Coast performing at notable venues such as the Hard Rock Café and The Cutting Room in New York City along with sold out performances in Hollywood California and at Texas’ South by Southwest in recent years. Restrooms are available at the Main Greenhouse.  

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  16. FREE CONCERT IN THE PARK – FIVESTONE BAND

    June 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Concert in the Park – FIVESTONE BAND

    6:00pm – 7:30pm at Coe Hall

    FREE / No Parking Fee / No reservations required / Restrooms at Main Greenhouse

    Bring a chair, blanket, and an outdoor picnic to enjoy great music and the beauty at Planting Fields and exterior of Coe Hall.  Coe Hall is closed during the concert.   FiveStone is a high energy band playing the best of classic, pop, top 40, dance & party rock.  FiveStone gets the party started and keeps it going!!Restrooms are available at the Main Greenhouse.  For more information contact Jennifer Lavella at (516)922-8678 or jlavella@plantingfields.org

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