Behind the Scenes of ONNY

Tim Savage, ONNY past president (2011-2020), hosts fascinating conversations with some of the people who make possible concerts by the North Country’s only year-round professional symphony orchestra since 1988.

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 12:00pm

Guest:  Kimberly Busch, new ONNY President of the Board of Directors; Former president of the ONNY Volunteer Guild and Vice President of the Board; Vocal Music and Technical Theater teacher at Canton Central School

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 12:15pm

Guest: Rande Richardson, Executive Director, Northern New York Community Foundation, Watertown

Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 12:00pm

Guest:  T. Urling "Tom" Walker, Former Mayor of Watertown; successful businessman and community leader; major donor to ONNY and member of ONNY’s Watertown Advisory Committee

Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 12:00pm

Guest: Kenneth Andrews, Founder, Music Director and Conductor of The Orchestra of Northern New York; Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus and Professor Emeritus (Flute), Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam; Member, Adirondack Pro Musica

Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 12:00pm

Guest Host:  Kimberly Busch, ONNY Board President.

Guest:  Timothy L. Savage, Past President of ONNY’s Board of Directors (2011-2020); Director of Bands, Grades 7-12 at Canton Central School; Improv Lab Director and Private Lesson Instructor at St. Lawrence University; and Jazz Ensemble Director, Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam; Member of Northbound; and Solo Artist

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 12:00pm

Guest:  John Goloski, chair of the Watertown Advisory Committee and Board Member; 7th and 8th Grade Band teacher at Indian River Central School, Philadelphia

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 12:00pm

Guest:  Suella Young, Former board member and major donor, Potsdam

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 12:00pm

Guest:  Lia Call, ONNY Violist; Member of ONNY's Watertown Advisory Committee; 7th and 8th Grade Orchestra teacher at Indian River Central School, Philadelphia

Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 12:00pm

Guest:  Carl McLaughlin, Coordinator of the "Concert in the Park," sponsored by the Watertown Noon Rotary Club and the City of Watertown

Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 12:00pm

Guest: Patricia Collins, former Board Member and major donor; owner, Pat Collins Real Estate, Canton

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 12:00pm

Guest:  Gabriel "Gabe" Schmid-Doyle, Bassist and ONNY Young Artist Competition participant, 2020, Canton

Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 12:00pm

Guests:  Steve Bateman and Marc Boyer, Board Members, major donors, and ONNY’s Volunteer Crew for Transportation and Set-up of the Orchestra