Below is the schedule of musical entertainment for the 39th Annual Festival of Trees & Traditions. Groups will perform in the museum galleries, except where noted. To view special Festival events, family activities, ongoing and ticketed events, please visit the Festival 2012 page.

Friday, November 30

  • 10:30 am: Sedgwick Middle School Orchestra
  • 11:30 am: Sounds and Top of the Sixes, Sedgwick Middle School
  • 12:30 pm: Storyteller André Keitt, The Greatheart Griot
  • 3:00 pm: Stafford High School Madrigal Singers

Saturday, December 1

  • 10:30 am: Jim Cole & Spectral Voices
  • 11:30 am: Ariel Flutes
  • 12:30 pm: CCSU and Hartt Community Division, Tuba Ensemble & Guests (Aetna Theater)
  • 1:30 pm: Harmonia Mundi
  • 2:30 pm: LEVAS Community Choir
  • 3:30 pm: West Hartford Women’s Chorale

Sunday, December 2

  • 10:30 am: Classic Brass
  • 11:30 am: The Sweetest Key
  • 12:30 pm: UHarmonies
  • 1:30 pm: The Choral Club of Hartford
  • 2:30 pm: Ballet Theatre Company (Aetna Theater)
  • 3:30 pm: Dick Santi Orchestra (Aetna Theater)

Tuesday, December 4

  • 10:30 am: Hall High School Concert Choir (Aetna Theater)
  • 11:30 am: Newington High School Chamber Choir
  • 12:30 pm: ELAMS Honor Choir, Expeditionary Learning Academy at Moylan School
  • 3:30 pm: Westminster School Chamber Choir

Wednesday, December 5

  • 10:30 am: Parish Hill High School
  • 11:30 am: John C. Clark, Jr. Elementary and Middle School Concert Choir (Aetna Theater)
  • 1:30 pm: Farmington High School Madrigals
  • 3:30 pm: HMTCA Chamber Choir (Aetna Theater)

Thursday, December 6

  • 10:30 am: Illing Middle School Choir
  • 11:30 am: “Nayaug Notes,” Nayaug Elementary School (Aetna Theater)
  • 12:30 pm: Rocky Hill High School Chamber Choir

Friday, December 7

  • 10:30 am: Silver Lane Singers (Aetna Theater)
  • 11:30 am: Traveler’s Chorale (Aetna Theater)
  • 12:30 pm: Wethersfield High School Choralaires
  • 1:30 pm: Metacomet Elementary School Chorus
  • 2:30 pm: HarttWorks, Hartt School Community Division Dance Company (Aetna Theater)
  • 3:30 pm: GMHS Chamber Singers

Saturday, December 8

  • 10:30 am: Stephanie Wheeler, Flutist
  • 11:30 am: First Company Governor’s Foot Guard, Brass Quintet (Aetna Theater)
  • 12:30 pm: Voices of Glory (Aetna Theater)
  • 1:30 pm: The Florence E. Smith STEM School Choir
  • 2:30 pm: Zolotyj Promin Ukrainian Dance Ensemble (Aetna Theater)
  • 3:30 pm: Limelite Dance Company (Aetna Theater)


Sunday, December 9

  • 1:30 pm: Elizabeth Lyra Ross
  • 2:30 pm: Mandell JCC of Greater Hartford
  • 3:30 pm: Solid Oak Big Band (Aetna Theater)

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Saturday & Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm
First Thursdays: 11 am – 8 pm

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Adults: $10
Seniors (age 62+): $8
Students (age 13 & over or with college ID): $5
Children (age 12 & under): Free
First Thursdays (from 5-8 pm): $5