November 13, 2018 – SUNY Global Center

Bachtopus performs as the “house band” for a live taping of the entertaining and informative podcast “Person Place Thing,” hosted by Emmy Award winner Randy Cohen.  The featured guest is Marc Guggenheim, screen and television writer. The event takes place at the SUNY Global Center on 116 E 55 St., New York, NY 10022 at 6:30pm. For more information: https://personplacething.org/

SUNY Global Center on 116 E 55 St., New York, NY 10022

October 28, 2018 – St. Peter’s Episcopal Church

Bachtopus performs at 4pm as part of the Music in Chelsea series, whose proceeds go to the St. Peter’s food pantry. The program features the music of Peter Flint, Nathan Koci, Philip Glass, Arvo Pärt, Guy Klucevsek, J.S. Bach, and the Motion Trio.

Suggested donation: $10

346 W. 20th St. between 8th & 9th Ave.

July 27, 2018 – AAA Master Class Seminars, NYC

Bachtopus will be performing a short set with Dr. William Schimmel during the 24th annual AAA Master Class and Concert Series at the Tenri Cultural Institute in New York City. We will feature an original piece by Dr. Schimmel, Doug Makofka, and an arrangement by our own Jeanne Velonis. The evening concert will take place from 7-9pm. For more details about the workshop activities and evening performances, please visit the event website (http://www.ameraccord.com/annualmasterclass.php).

May 6, 2018 – St. Peter’s Episcopal Church

Bachtopus performs at 4pm as part of the Music in Chelsea series, whose proceeds go to the St. Peter’s food pantry. The program theme is “Bach to Basics,” where we will feature the music of J.S. Bach. We are also excited to feature work by Arvo Pärt, a new arrangement from Jeanne Velonis, and a premier of new work by Peter Flint.

346 W. 20th St. between 8th & 9th Ave.

July 15, 2017 – AAA Festival, Princeton, NJ

Bachtopus will be performing in the non-competitive entertainment division of the annual American Accordionists Association Festival at Forrestal Village near Princeton New Jersey. For more information or to attend the festival, please go to the AAA web site (http://www.ameraccord.com/festival.html). You can also download the festival flyer (http://www.ameraccord.com/artwork/2016/Sept%2016/AAAFest2017.pdf) and the schedule of events (http://www.ameraccord.com/artwork/2017/apr/2017_tentative_schedule.pdf).

June 3, 2017 – River Arts Music Tour, Dobbs Ferry

Bachtopus will be participating in the River Arts Music Tour, which features 80 performances at 25 venues in the Rivertowns community (http://riverarts.org/2017-riverarts-music-tour/). The program will feature music from Peter Flint, Guy Klucevsek, Phillip Glass, J.S. Bach and more. We will be playing from 3 to 4pm at the spacious Dobbs Ferry Womens Club located at 54 Clinton Ave Dobbs Ferry, New York 10522. The event is free and open to the public.