Concerts

 Concerts at Farmstead Arts 

Concerts at Farmstead Arts range from classical chamber music to folk and jazz. The setting is one of our beautiful galleries in the historic Farmhouse at Farmstead Arts which is transformed into an intimate concert hall.  Limited seating  allows the audience to hear and see the performers up close in a traditional “house concert” atmosphere.  A reception is held after each concert with refreshments and an opportunity to meet and talk with the musicians. In the warmer months we also host concerts in the English Barn.

Upcoming Concerts:

Tsu Fil Duvids Klezmer Ensemble

Sunday, April 23, 2017

2:00 pm in the Farmhouse

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Bringing the joy of the Klezmer tradition to the Farmstead for the first time, we are pleased to welcome Tsu Fil Duvids Klezmer Ensemble.

Klezmer, a type of folk music of the itinerant European Jewish musician, dates back as far as the 16th century.  Modern klezmer combines its eastern European roots with American jazz idioms to create a lively, emotion-packed program including songs from Yiddish theatre and traditional folk melodies.  Fun for the whole family!

Tsu Fil Duvids, Yiddish for “Too many Daves”, is a klezmer ensemble based in Central NJ, performing in the NJ-NY area.  The ensemble is comprised of nine musicians.  Performing at Farmstead Arts will be Clarinet Dave Goldfarb, Bass Dave Schiff,  Asher (Dave) Siebert on trumpet, Richard (Dave) Buchbinder on piano, and Beverly (Davida) Novick on drums.

Tsu Fil Duvids has been heard at Limmud NY, Limmud Philly, and many locations in between (including synagogues, community centers and theaters (including, in NJ, the Crossroads Theater in New Brunswick and Marasco Center for the Performing Arts in Monroe), street fairs, cafes, bar and bat mitzvahs, and weddings), plus recently at the JetLAG Festival in NY and twice at the Rejoice Festival of Jewish Music in NJ.

Tickets:  $15 in advance
                $20 at the door
                $10 seniors, students, members

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Farmstead Arts Young Artist Award Recitals

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Sunday, June 18th, 2017

2:00 pm in the Farmhouse

This recital will feature extraordinary young musicians chosen by audition in the first Farmstead Arts Young Artist Competition.  It promises to be an inspirational afternoon for performers and audience alike.

Free admission.


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Songs from the Heart

featuring Corinna Sowers Adler

Friday, June 17, 2017

7:30 pm in the English Barn

Farmstead Arts is pleased to present chanteuse Corinna Sowers Adler in an evening of cabaret!    Ms. Sowers Adler was honored to be a 2015 & 2016 nominee for the first ever Tony Award for Excellence in Theater Education. She made her solo New York City cabaret debut in 2010 at the Laurie Beechman Theater in Stories…A Cabaret. Since then Ms. Sowers Adler has been in high demand as a singer, performing solo shows at Stage 72 at the Triad, the legendary Duplex Cabaret, Feinstein’s at Loews Regency, Metropolitan Room, and 54 Below.

Ms. Sowers Adler made her Jazz at Lincoln Center debut on the Rose Theater stage as a featured singer at the 24th Annual Cabaret Convention and appeared again in the 25th and 27th Annual Cabaret Convention presented by The Mabel Mercer Foundation.

She is the Founding Artist Director of NiCori Studios and Productions and produced a Gala at the Westminster Arts Center in December 2016 to ensure that students can continue to grow as artists regardless of financial means.  In December of 2011 Ms. Sowers Adler began the monthly cabaret series Music at the Mansion, which was nominated for a 2012 MAC Award. She is the host of the series that garnered her a nomination for the 2012 and 2015 Broadway World Cabaret Awards in the Best Female Vocalist and Best Host of a Variety Show categories.  As a director, Ms. Sowers Adler created two Off- Broadway productions: Music and Lyrics By Her, and Shows Ta Go Ya & Other Songs of Bobbie Horowitz.

Before moving to the New York City area in 2009, Ms. Sowers Adler served for ten years as the director of theater for the Wilkes University Conservatory, where she grew a program from its inception to a roster of nearly 1,000 students. For four years she also held the position of artistic director of children’s theater at the Historic Pocono and Bucks County Playhouses, directing and casting more than 40 shows each season. Ms. Adler appeared on stage in many musicals, including Ragtime, Seussical, and Phantom.

Tickets:  $15 in advance
                $20 at the door
                $10 seniors, students, members

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The Farmhouse and English Barn are wheelchair accessible.  Anyone anticipating the need for additional accessibility services may make a request by sending an E-mail to admin@farmsteadarts.org in advance.

Funds for these events have been made possible in part by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, through the State/County Partnership Local Arts Program Grant administered by The Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission.