Karl H Berger October 17, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - October 17, 2015 @ 11:00 pm

A Benefit Concert/Party Celebrates Ingrid Sertso’s Recovery

Saturday, October 17 at the Kleinert James Gallery, Woodstock, NY

In December 2014, Ingrid Sertso, internationally renown vocalist and a long-time Woodstock resident, fell and went into hospital for a brief stay. Unknown to her and her doctors, she became very ill with the MRSA virus and was in hospital until April, followed by a stay in a rehabilitation facility.  She is well on the road to recovery, performing and composing, and teaching at Creative Music Studio workshops.

On Saturday, October 17, from 5pm – 11pm, the Kleinert James Gallery in Woodstock will host an evening party and performances to celebrate Ingrid’s recovery and to help recover costs from her medical bills. Many musicians will participate in this unique event:              

5-7pm  —

Steve Gorn (bansuri flutes/ clarinet), John Menegon (bass), Teri Roiger (vocals); Julia Haines (harp); 

Nina Sheldon (piano); Garry Kvistad (solo percussion, performing a work by Steve Reich) 

7-9pm   —

Jack DeJohnette (solo piano);  Ingrid Sertso (poetry/vocals); Marc Black (vocals), Ted Orr (guitar) w. Ras T. (vocals), Don Davis (sax/flute), Jamie Orr (bass), Neil Alexander (keyboard), Tani Tabbal (drums); Karl Berger (piano/vibes) + Friends.

9-11pm    —

Marilyn Crispell (piano) with Doug James (drums); Bill Ylitalo (multiple instruments); Gabriel Dresdale (cello), Surprise Guests; 

and dance grooves with Michael Colletti (bass), Gus Mancini (alto sax) + Friends 

The event is sponsored by the Creative Music Foundation and by Ilene and Maurice Hinchey.

For those who cannot attend the benefit concert but want to make a financial contribution, donations can be made on the website www.creativemusicfoundation.org, with a note that says “For Ingrid”. Or simply mail your contribution to 

Creative Music Foundation, Inc.

POB 671, Woodstock, NY 12498