Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Free Flute/Piano Recital Sunday, March 6, 2pm

The Dover Public Library will host an informal recital of flute music performed by artist, writer, and musician Ross Bachelder, on Sunday, March 6 at 2pm. The public is cordially invited to attend. Accompanying him will be well-known Greenland, NH pianist Cheryl Lynne Stromski.

     Ross Bachelder  lives in Berwick, Maine and travels frequently to perform, to paint and to photograph. He has performed in musical theatre as well as solo as “The Flute Guy”. He has exhibited his drawings, paintings, assemblages, and photographs in area galleries for many years. He was the founder and coordinator of the KAA Seacoast Moderns (within the Kittery Art Association), and the coordinator of The Abstract Artists Group of New England (within the Newburyport Art Association).

     In 1980 he founded Artful Endeavors, a consulting service for creative people of every kind. In 1984, he founded the Berwick Young People’s Theater, where he wrote and produced musical comedies. For twelve years he managed the Frame Shop and Franklin Gallery at Ben Franklin Crafts in Rochester. He is currently writing a book, “Happy Dawg Walks The Sad Man: The Remarkably Varied Adventures of a Confirmed Arts Multiple”.

     Bachelder’s accompanist, Cheryl Lynne Stromski, has a very successful career  as an in-demand pianist, pit orchestra musician, church-based Musical Director, and highly respected  accompanist. She and Ross have performed together at many Seacoast area events and at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.
     Stromski has performed in Italy, Ireland, and at a Vatican mass. She was the Music Director of the Prescott Park Arts Festival for eight years, and is currently the Minister of Music at the Stratham Community Church UCC.  She is studying for her Master of Divinity degree at Andover-Newton Theological School.
     For  more information about this free recital, please call the Dover Public Library at 603-516-6050 or write Ross Bachelder at

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