All Things Important Monthly Newsletter - June 2022
June Meeting Info
June 8, 2022

With gratitude, HAS is pleased to bring you a very special evening presentation...

(we know it won't snow this time!!)

World reknown pianist Virginia Eskin and the "NH Chronicler" John Gfroerer will be joining us to share their experience in the making of the remarkable documentary film about composer Amy Beach.

Beach was also a native to NH and gained fame as one of the first and few women composers of her era.

We will begin promptly at 7pm with a short introduction by Virginia and John and we will be screening film itself at 7:15pm.
Afterwards, there will be open Q&A with them and light refreshments.

This is one meeting you won't want to miss!!
Lawrence Barn
28 Depot Rd
Hollis, NH

Can't wait til Wednesday??
Here are a couple trailers of the film...

PS - As a reminder, we will not be holding a meeting in July.

Amy Beach,
American Composer
Meet Virginia Eskin

Virginia Eskin,
a Boston and
New Hampshire resident, is a classical pianist with a large and varied repertoire. She has championed and recorded music written by American composers (Edward MacDowell, Arthur FooteGeorge Chadwick, George Gershwin and many others); women composers such as Amy BeachRuth Crawford Seeger, Louise Talma, Marion Bauer, and Vítìzslava Kaprálová; and music written by composers who perished during the Holocaust.
Virginia has also gained a reputation as a ragtime specialist and has found and recorded neglected works by American women. She created the “Ragtime Project” consisting of four CDs on the KOCH label and has appeared at the annual Scott Joplin Ragtime Festival in Sedalia, Missouri.

Meet John Gfoerer
John owns Accompany, a video production company located at the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord, New Hampshire. Founded in 1995, Accompany produces documentaries, corporate and commercial videos, and videos for non-profit organizations. Accompany also offers event recording services with unbelievably quick turnaround. Post production services include editing, DVD authoring, Web video creation, VHS to DVD transfers, and DVD duplication.

John Gfroerer has over 35 years of experience in television production. He is also available for consultations, master classes, or presentations such as his popular New Hampshire Humanities program, “Television: The Art and Ethics of Manipulation.”

Documentaries produced by Accompany are seen regularly on
Maine and New Hampshire Public Television.

But that's not all that's going on that night...
As you know, our Gallery on West Pearl has opened downtown Nashua and staffed weekly Thursday - Saturday.
What you may NOT know is that the HAS Gallery on West Pearl is part of this year's TASTE OF DOWNTOWN!

We will be hosting the brand new restaurant Caribbean Breeze on Wednesday 6/8 from 6:30-8:30pm in our newly opened Gallery.
If you have already purchased tickets for this event please be sure to stop by and say hello and peruse our member's artwork.
If you would like more information on this event just

ALL of our current members are invited to bring their small artwork to the gallery that night to sell. We are essentially hosting a POP-UP art exhibit where participants of the Taste of Downtown will be able to purchase original works of art while sampling ALL the food!

**If you are a member and you are interested in bringing your art to sell, you MUST reply to this email and be assigned a space.**
Are you ready to be a part of HAS?
Hollis Arts Society Mission
Support a creative arts and performance environment for emerging and producing Artists that focuses upon professional development, access to economic opportunities and social interaction among other artists and art patrons resulting in the cultural betterment of the larger Hollis, Southern New Hampshire and Northern Massachusetts community. 
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