Sounds American! Aaron Copland at Home in Cortlandt will be the topic of a talk by Michael Boriskin, artistic and executive director of the historic Copland House on Saturday, April 21, at 2p.m., at The Little Red Schoolhouse, 297 Locust Ave., Cortlandt Manor, New York. The program is sponsored by The Van Cortlandtville Historical Society and is open free to the public.
A National Historic Landmark Home called Rock Hill, Copland House in Cortlandt Manor was the home of world-renowned composer and music icon Aaron Copland from 1960 until his death in 1990. Since its inauguration in 1998, Mr. Boriskin -- an internationally-active pianist and prolific recording artist -- has guided this award-winning creative center for American music to national prominence. It is the recipient of the American Music Center’s 2011 Letter of Distinction.
The Little Red Schoolhouse is located at the northern end of Locust Ave. next to Old Saint Peter’s Church and cemetery at Oregon Road in the Town of Cortlandt. For more information, visit: www.vancort.net or call 914-736-7868.