North Country Artists Concert: Judy Garrison and Babbette LeBlanc will perform in concert at the United Methodist Church in Long Lake on Thursday, August 10 at 7:30 p.m. Featuring keyboard, guitar, drums, and vocals, Garrison and LeBlanc will play a variety of soft rock, classic pop, and originals.

A native of Long Lake, Judy Garrison graduated from Long Lake Central School. She graduated from SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music and went on to teach public school music for 37 years Ms Garrison lived in the Finger Lakes region for many years where she played oboe in the Finger Lakes Symphony, Finger Lakes Wind Ensemble, and the Greater Rochester Wind Band. She moved back to Long Lake in 1993, and with her husband Dave, created the Garrison/LeBlanc Trio. Formerly, she was the organist at Calvary Methodist Church in Long Lake. Ms Garrison currently plays keyboard with the band Reflections and the Garrison/LeBlanc Duo.

Babbette LeBlanc, also from Long Lake, is a pharmacist by profession. Ms LeBlanc plays the drums and guitar and sings with the Garrison-LeBlanc Duo and at many easy-listening and soft rock venues. 

The concert is free, but donations are appreciated.  A reception to meet the artists will follow the program.  For more information, call 518 624 2056.

This project is made possible, in part, with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and is administered by the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts Funding is also provided by the Long Lake Lions Club and Stewart’s Shops.

St. Williams on Long Point Concert Series at the Raquette Lake School

 **August 10th

7pm Lake Effect Winds at the Raquette Lake School

The Lake Effect Winds is a wind quintet from Central New York that has existed for over twenty years. The quintet enjoys finding and performing unique arrangements and original quintet compositions of both a serious and light-hearted nature for trio, quartet & quintet. Instruments featured are: flute, oboe, clarinet, French horn, and bassoon. At Raquette Lake we will be performing music for a fun and relaxing summer evening, including   pieces by Piazzolla, Jacob, Ligeti, Copeland and others.