Arts are a vital component of the Schroon Lake Region’s summer calendar. As a matter of fact, the oldest summer music school in the United States has its home in Schroon Lake. The beauty of the landscape and the clean mountain air could have a little bit to do with inspiring artists, whether they reside here or visit. Some of America’s most acclaimed painters have spent time capturing the
Just a hop, skip and a jump from New York City is a State Park larger than Yellowstone, Yosemite, Grand Canyon, Glacier and the Great Smokies National Parks combined, called the Adirondack Park (the Adirondacks or ADKs). The word Adirondack was a name given by the Mohawk tribe meaning “barkeaters.” The Adirondacks is the largest National Historic Landmark and covers over 6 million acres. The Park
We already know that Schroon Lake is known as a “summer haven for culture,” and music is a huge part of that. The musical styles that are popular here are at opposite ends of the spectrum, but they’re still both very Adirondack.
From opera and musical theaterSeagle Music Colony grooms young artists for opera and musical theater. It’s the oldest summer vocal training program in the U.S.,
The Schroon Lake Region is a super interesting place, so there’s tons of great stuff that can be written about it. Sifting through the last year of blog posts, there are some great options worth reading again. Here are my five favorites!
1. The moving village of Tahawushttp://www.schroonlakeregion.com/blog/2014/10/moving-village-tahawus
I wrote this one, and it was definitely one of my favorite
A place like no otherThe Adirondacks has been a muse to many over the years - inspiring art, music, health, exploration. Winslow Homer, one of the foremost painters in 19th-century America and a preeminent figure in American art, is one such visitor to the Adirondacks. His fascination spanned 40 years, and over twenty-one trips, resulting in over a hundred peices of art. It's been said that no