Dr. Stickney is involved in many major events throughout the year. Below are listings of some of the events. Other events, guest conducting performances, and clinics are listed on the main page of the website or on the events calendar.
The Newport Music Festival - July 7-23, 2017
The Newport Music Festival 2017 celebrates its 49th season July 7–23, continuing the tradition of presenting unique chamber music programs, American debuts, world-class artists and special events in the Gilded Age “summer cottages” of Newport, Rhode Island. The Festival researches and selects works from the 19th century chamber music, vocal repertoire and the Romantic-era piano literature, to create one of the most extraordinary festivals in the world. In its forty-three year history, the Newport Music Festival has become celebrated for presenting over one hundred thirty artists and ensembles in their American debuts.
New England Band Directors Institute - July 13-15, 2017
NEBDI is a three day institute for elementary, middle and high school band directors at Plymouth State University and is sponsored by the New Hampshire Band Directors Institute. It runs from July 13-15.
The Seacoast Wind Ensemble
The Seacoast Wind Ensemble is a non-profit, all volunteer, adult concert band serving the larger Seacoast region of New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts. The membership of SWE consists of individual musicians from all occupations and students. Most members are former high school or college musicians maintaining their musical interest through SWE and other community organizations. For a complete list of upcoming performances: SWE Concert Schedule.