Concert Celebrating Ingrid Sertso’s Recovery

Event details

  • Saturday | October 17, 2015
  • 5:00 pm
  • Kleinert James Gallery, 34 Tinker St, Woodstock, NY 12498

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 ‚Äď 11pm,¬†the¬†Kleinert James Gallery¬†in Woodstock will host an evening party and performances to celebrate Ingrid‚Äôs 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¬†, with a note that says ‚ÄúFor Ingrid‚ÄĚ.¬†Or simply mail your contribution to¬†

Creative Music Foundation, Inc.

POB 671, Woodstock, NY 12498