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Concerts, parties, dinners, weddings, and

Viennese balls in

New York’s Hudson Valley since 1973.

Pauline Mancuso, Managing Director

Peter J. Mancuso, Artistic Director





Come hear Pauline and Peter in concert on Thursday,

May 12, 2017.

We are playing  in the Noonday Recital series

at Old Dutch Church in Kingston,

 from 12:15 to 12:45. 

Music of Scarlatti, Rachmaninoff, Zaimont,

Piazzolla, Picker, and Godard.


PAULINE MANCUSO holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Theory and a Bachelor of Music Education degree, cum laude, from Hartt College of Music, University of Hartford, and a Master of Music degree in Music Theory from Boston University School for the Arts.  Her primary flute study was with Stanley Aronson, and her main piano piano study with Herbert Chatzky and Fredryk Wanger. Theory and composition study was with Arnold Franchetti, John Goodman, Edward Miller, and Edward Diemente. Mrs. Mancuso is a member of honor fraternities of Mu Phi Epsilon and Pi Kappa Lambda as well as the National Flute Association, Ulster County Music Educators Association, New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA), and   NAfME (formerly the Music Educators National Conference).  She is a certified NYSSMA judge, hearing students in woodwinds, piano, and voice, and is a certified Woodwind All-State judge.  She has maintained a private studio in flute instruction since 1973 in Kingston, with students from many of the surrounding communities as well; these students have consistently achieved seats in All-County, Area All-State, and All-State performing groups, and earned scores of distinction at NYSSMA Solo and Ensemble Festivals.  An active performer, Mrs. Mancuso is Co-founder and Managing Director of the Cambiata Chamber Players, who have performed for many hundreds of private events, and many recitals and concerts .  A former teacher of music and choral director in Kingston from 1973 to 2008, she is greatly honored to hold the first-bestowed Lifetime Achievement Award given to her by the Kingston High School Choir .

PETER J. MANCUSO holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree, magna cum laude, from Hartt College of Music, University of Hartford and a Master of Music degree in Piano Performance from Boston University School for the Arts, where he was inducted into Pi Kappa Lambda professional music fraternity. He has studied piano with Daniel Pollack, Raymond Hanson, Fredryk Wanger, Edgar Roberts, and Vera Wills. Mr. Mancuso has been selected twice as a soloist in master classes of the International Bach Society, Rosalyn Tureck, director, held at Lincoln Center Library for the Performing Arts, Bruno Walter Auditorium. He has also done extensive professional accompanying under world-famous choral conductors. A life-long resident of Kingston, he is co-founder, with his wife Pauline, of Cambiata Chamber Players. Department chairperson and a teacher of voice and choral music at Saugerties Junior-Senior High School from 1972 to 2005, Mr. Mancuso has previously conducted the Junior High School All-County Chorus in 1978, 1981 and 2004.  Mr. Mancuso is a member if UCMEA, NYSSMA (certified judge of piano), and MENC.      845-339-3848  cell 845-380-3099


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