SONAD 2017 GLEN BROOK WORKSHOP AUG 22 – 26

March 14th, 2017

“Never doubt the power of a small group of dedicated, committed citizens to change the world; indeed it is the only thing that ever has.”                              Margaret Mead               SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION HERE WHEN Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 3 PM – Saturday, August 26, 2016, 8 PM (optional alternate departure Sunday […]

Sonad Records Eric Stumacher Piano Meditations CD

June 13th, 2012

Fanfare Magazine raves: “Stumacher in each of the meditative works heard in this recital evidences an understanding of the internal construction of the piece. His touch is sensitive, his phrases well-shaped, and the loving care he places on each piece is as though it is something to be savored, such as a delicate morsel or […]

SONAD 2012 GLEN BROOK WORKSHOP AUG 19 – AUG 23

April 10th, 2012

“Never doubt the power of a small group of dedicated, committed citizens to change the world; indeed it is the only thing that ever has.” –Margaret Mead WHEN Sunday, August 19, 2012, 3 PM – Thursday, August 23, 2012, 5 PM WHERE Camp Glen Brook (www.glenbrook.org), located in Marlborough, NH, in the scenic Monadnock Region […]

SONAD TOUR JAN 13 – 24, 2011 — AMMAN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AND KINGS ACADEMY

January 29th, 2011

THURSDAY JAN 14: Wheels up from Boston, one day after a classic Nor-easter in New England — 16 inches of snow has been nicely plowed prior to our transfer to Logan Airport, and the flight is on time. After a layover at Charles De Gaulle Airport in Paris, we arrive in Amman Friday evening January […]

TOUR LOG — DEC 10-17 –CELLO FOR GAZA MUSIC SCHOOL DELIVERED; CONCERTS AND MASTER CLASSES IN RAMALLAH, JERUSALEM, NABLUS

December 20th, 2010

DECEMBER 10, 11 12 – Off to Ramallah; Delivery of cello for transport to Gaza Music School… The story of this trip is the story of the Sonad Residency at the Edward Said National Music Conservatory, with master classes and concerts in Ramallah, Jerusalem, and Nablus, combined with the delivery of a second Sonad cello, […]

SONAD GLEN BROOK AUTHORS STORIES

October 15th, 2010

For three days in August, a diverse group of writers met at the Sonad Glen Brook workshop in Marlborough, NH. The authors group focused on fiction, with a particular emphasis on ‘writing the other’: taking the imaginative leap outside one’s own experience.  Our form was the short-short story (roughly 1-2 pages in length), and each […]

SONAD WORKSHOP AT GLEN BROOK, MARLBOROUGH, NH

August 26th, 2010

SONAD WORKSHOPS use participatory arts projects to build community across lines of difference. The Glen Brook workshop served as research to learn how the music-coaching model is reflected in other arts disciplines. Sonad aspires to make the experience of crossing human divides available to everyone, in a variety of disciplines, regardless of previous experience. At […]

SAGA OF SONAD CELLO ONE MONTH JOURNEY TO SDIQ AZIZ IN IRAQ

March 22nd, 2010

A cello donated to Sonad by luthier Douglas Cox of West Brattleboro, VT is enroute to Sdiq Aziz in Iraq.

TOUR LOG – JERUSALEM AND NAZARETH FEB 22 – MARCH 4

March 3rd, 2010

by Sonad Pianist and Director Eric Stumacher FEB 22 : Off to Jerusalem; Happy 200th Birthday, Frederic Chopin! Leaving in the nick of time, Kathy Stu and I beat the week of  the horrendous week-long New England “wintry mix” by one day. Beautiful, sunny weather for the two-hour transfer down to Boston’s Logan Airport, and […]

Schubert: An die Musik: Karen Lubeck, soprano, Eric Stumacher, piano

February 20th, 2010