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DATE: January 14, 2024

TIME: 4:00pm

EVENT: Private concert

LOCATION: The Knolls Retirement Community, Valhalla

DESCRIPTION: Kessa Mefford performs a private piano solo concert for The Knolls.


DATE: January 16th, 2024

TIME: 12:00pm

EVENT: Piano at Noon

LOCATION: Kessa Mefford's Piano Studio

DESCRIPTION: Come listen to LIVE classical music in Peekskill! Piano at Noon is the first regular, public, classical music concert series in the city of Peekskill. Concerts take place monthly on Tuesdays. This month Kessa Mefford will be performing Beethoven, Satie, Bach, Glass, and Ravel! Buy tickets here!

DATE: January 16th, 2024

TIME: 3:15pm

EVENT: Private concert

LOCATION: Atria Woodlands

DESCRIPTION: Kessa Mefford and Kristina Cook perform a private concert for Atria Woodlands.


DATE: January 26th, 2024

TIME: 7:00pm

EVENT: Ravel: Some of It

LOCATION: Kessa Mefford's Piano Studio

DESCRIPTION: Join pianist Kessa Mefford and soprano Kristina Cook for their new-and-improved "Ravel: All of It!" After a successful Carnegie Hall debut in December 2022, the duo has performed the complete art songs of Ravel in venues all across the country. Over the past year, it has evolved from a very polished, poised performance presented in Carnegie Hall to an more interactive, engaging, and entertaining (and still very polished!) show. Even if you saw them at Carnegie Hall, you won't want to miss this performance. The stories behind each song will be brought to life by Kessa's comedy-filled verbal descriptions, Kristina's fantastic acting, and the duo's actions and reactions to each other. Buy tickets here!


DATE: February 2nd, 2024

TIME: 7:00pm

EVENT: Ravel: The Rest of It

LOCATION: Kessa Mefford's Piano Studio

DESCRIPTION: Join pianist Kessa Mefford and soprano Kristina Cook for their new-and-improved "Ravel: All of It!" After a successful Carnegie Hall debut in December 2022, the duo has performed the complete art songs of Ravel in venues all across the country. Over the past year, it has evolved from a very polished, poised performance presented in Carnegie Hall to an more interactive, engaging, and entertaining (and still very polished!) show. Even if you saw them at Carnegie Hall, you won't want to miss this performance. The stories behind each song will be brought to life by Kessa's comedy-filled verbal descriptions, Kristina's fantastic acting, and the duo's actions and reactions to each other. Buy tickets here!


DATE: February 13th, 2024

TIME: 12:00pm

EVENT: Piano at Noon

LOCATION: Kessa Mefford's Piano Studio

DESCRIPTION: Come listen to LIVE classical music in Peekskill! Piano at Noon is the first regular, public, classical music concert series in the city of Peekskill. Concerts take place monthly on Tuesdays. This month Kessa Mefford will be performing the complete Mozart Sonata K. 330! Buy tickets here!

DATE: February 22nd, 2024

TIME: 3:30pm

EVENT: Private concert

LOCATION: Bethel Springvale Inn

DESCRIPTION: Kessa Mefford and tenor Matthew Marano perform a private concert for Bethel Springvale Inn.


DATE: February 24th, 2024

TIME: 7:00pm

EVENT: Private concert

LOCATION: Drum Hill Senior Living Community

DESCRIPTION: Kessa Mefford and tenor Matthew Marano perform a private concert for Drum Hill Senior Living Community.


DATE: March 12th, 2024

TIME: 12:00pm

EVENT: Piano at Noon

LOCATION: Kessa Mefford's Piano Studio

DESCRIPTION: Come listen to LIVE classical music in Peekskill! Piano at Noon is the first regular, public, classical music concert series in the city of Peekskill. Concerts take place monthly on Tuesdays. This month Kessa Mefford and tenor Matthew Marano will be performing popular art songs! Buy tickets here!

DATE: March 14th, 2024

TIME: 2:00pm

EVENT: Private concert

LOCATION: Atria Briarcliff

DESCRIPTION: Kessa Mefford and tenor Matthew Marano perform a private concert for Atria Briarcliff.


DATE: March 18th, 2024

TIME: 3:00pm

EVENT: Private concert

LOCATION: Springvale Nursing and Rehab

DESCRIPTION: Kessa Mefford and tenor Matthew Marano perform a private concert for Springvale Nursing and Rehabilitation.


DATE: March 24th, 2024

TIME: 7:00pm

EVENT: Private concert

LOCATION: Drum Hill Senior Living

DESCRIPTION: Kessa Mefford and tenor Matthew Marano perform a private concert for Drum Hill Senior Living.


DATE: March 26th, 2024

TIME: 7:45pm

EVENT: Private concert

LOCATION: The Knolls Retirement Community, Valhalla

DESCRIPTION: Kessa Mefford and tenor Matthew Marano perform a private concert for The Knolls.


DATE: April 25th, 2024

TIME: 3:30pm

EVENT: Private concert

LOCATION: Bethel Springvale Inn

DESCRIPTION: Kessa Mefford and tenor Matthew Marano perform a private concert for Bethel Springvale Inn.


DATE: April 30th, 2024

TIME: 7:45pm

EVENT: Private concert

LOCATION: The Knolls Retirement Community, Valhalla

DESCRIPTION: Kessa Mefford and soprano Kristina Cook perform a private concert for The Knolls.


DATE: May 11th, 2024

TIME: 2:00pm

EVENT: Whimsical Birdsong: Two Piano Concertos

LOCATION: Tarrytown Music Hall, Tarrytown, NY

DESCRIPTION: Taconic Opera produces two piano concertos at one concert! Both are presented on a concert grand with full orchestra and conducted by Taconic Opera Musical Director, Jun Nakabayashi. Both piano concertos will be performed by rising star, Kessa Mefford, who recently made her debut at Carnegie Hall. She will perform Ravel's famous Piano Concerto in G Major and then perform the world premiere of Dan Montez's Piano Concerto in C Minor. ONE PERFORMANCE ONLY! Buy tickets here!


DATE: May 16th, 2024

TIME: 3:00pm

EVENT: Private concert

LOCATION: Atria on the Hudson

DESCRIPTION: Kessa Mefford and tenor Matthew Marano perform a private concert for Atria on the Hudson.


DATE: May 17th, 2024

TIME: 1:30pm

EVENT: Private concert

LOCATION: Artis Senior Living

DESCRIPTION: Kessa Mefford and tenor Matthew Marano perform a private concert for Artis Senior Living.


DATE: May 19th, 2024

TIME: 3:30pm

EVENT: Private concert

LOCATION: Bethel Nursing and Rehabilitation, Ossining

DESCRIPTION: Kessa Mefford and tenor Matthew Marano perform a private concert for Bethel Nursing and Rehabilitation.


DATE: May 29th, 2024

TIME: 12:00pm

EVENT: Piano at Noon

LOCATION: Mefford Music Studio

DESCRIPTION: Kessa Mefford and soprano Kristina Cook perform an afternoon of Latin American songs.


DATE: May 30th, 2024

TIME: 3:00pm

EVENT: Private concert

LOCATION: Atria Briarcliff

DESCRIPTION: Kessa Mefford and soprano Kristina Cook perform a private concert for Atria Briarcliff.


DATE: June 6th, 2024

TIME: 3:30pm

EVENT: Private concert

LOCATION: Bethel Springvale Inn

DESCRIPTION: Kessa Mefford and tenor Matt Marano perform a private concert for Bethel Springvale Inn.


DATE: June 16th, 2024

TIME: 7:00pm

EVENT: Private concert

LOCATION: Drum Hill Senior Living

DESCRIPTION: Kessa Mefford and tenor Matt Marano perform a private concert for Drum Hill.


DATE: September 21st, 2024

TIME: 2:00pm

EVENT: Whimsical Birdsong: Miroirs

LOCATION: Presbyterian Church of Mount Kisco

DESCRIPTION: Join Kessa Mefford for the next exciting installment in the Whimsical Birdsong concert series, featuring solo piano works by Ravel, Charbrier, Liszt, and Borodin, as well as Ravel's Mother Goose suite for four-hand piano with pianist Lara Saldanha, Ravel's Don Quichotte song cycle, and Ravel's Trois Chansons for a cappella choir! Tickets on sale in summer 2024.


DATE: October 11th, 2024

TIME: 1:30pm

EVENT: Private concert

LOCATION: Artis Senior Living

DESCRIPTION: Kessa Mefford and tenor Matt Marano perform a private concert for Artis Senior Living.


DATE: October 20th, 2024

TIME: 2:00pm

EVENT: Matthew Marano and Friends

LOCATION: Hen Hud Public Library

DESCRIPTION: Kessa Mefford and tenor Matt Marano perform a public concert of art songs and opera arias at Hen Hud Public Library.


DATE: November 16th, 2024

TIME: 6:00pm

EVENT: Ravel: His Life in Art Song

LOCATION: KinoSaito Museum, Verplanck

DESCRIPTION: Join Ravel specialists Kristina Cook, soprano, and Kessa Mefford, pianist, in a musical tour through the history of the art songs of Maurice Ravel! Buy tickets here!




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