Sherman Chamber Ensemble: Summertime Sounds classical music series

SHERMAN — The Sherman Chamber Ensemble’s Summertime Sounds classical music series concludes on Labor Day weekend as it celebrates The Old and the New Sept. 3, at St. Andrews Church, 1 No. Main Street, Kent and Sept. 4, at Christ Church on Quaker Hill, 17 Church Road, Pawling, NY. Both concerts are at 7 p.m.

The Old and the New highlights current composers as well as favorites.

Works include Carlos Simon’s Piano Trio, Andrew Norman’s Light Screen Flute Quartet and Johannes Brahms’ Piano Quintet in F Minor.

The concerts will take place indoors and follow CDC and State COVID guidelines for social distancing and rules for events and programs. Face masks are requested for all.

General admission is $25. Children 15 and under will receive free admission when accompanied by an adult purchasing a regular admission ticket. Tickets may be purchased at SCEmusic.org or by calling 860-355-5930. Tickets may also be purchased at the door subject to availability.

Also on Labor Day weekend, the Ensemble will let down its hair as it goes Bluegrass. The annual free concerts expand this year with an added performance in Washington.

Dates are Sept. 4, 1 p.m. at the Sherman Town Center (IGA Plaza); Sept. 5, 1 p.m., at Kent Barns; and Sept. 5, 5 p.m, at the Judy Black Memorial Park and Gardens, Washington.

These are outdoor concerts, so audience members are asked to bring their own chairs, snacks and beverages or visit and support local purveyors. Concerts will follow CDC and State of Connecticut COVID guidelines for social distancing and rules for events and programs. Face masks are requested for all.

The concerts are free. A suggested donation of $10 will help to support the Ensemble’s ongoing programs. Advance ticketing is requested and can be obtained at SCEmusic.org or by calling 860-355-5930. Tickets may also be obtained at the door subject to availability.