Services

Dawn Collins Ouellette, M.A., CMP
87 Sunset Drive
Stuyvesant, NY 12173
Phone: (518) 758-8369 home; (518) 424-2342 cell
Websites: www.expressiveartscenter.net 

Individual and group consultations incorporating a range of art modalities: visual and literary arts, music, sound and movement. Other therapeutic services include Acutonics® tuning forks; Reiki; sound healing; Kripalu DansKinetics® expressive movement; The Listening Program ® auditory stimulation program by Advanced Brain Technologies, and Music for Healing and Transition for those who are chronically ill, temporarily ill, critically ill, the elderly, and dying. Dawn holds a Master of Arts in Expressive Arts Therapy and is experienced working with adults and children in the categories of the developmentally disabled, emotionally disturbed, and special learning needs, as well as seniors experiencing dementia/Alzheimers.

Gallery of New York Traditions
Contact: Ellen McHale, Exec. Director
133 Jay St.
Schenectady, NY 12301
Phone: (518) 346-7008
Fax: (518) 346-6617
E-mail:
Website: www.nyfolklore.org/about/gallery.html

On-line Catalog Shopping: www.nyfolklore.org/about/storefrnt.html

Operated by the New York Folklore Society, Gallery of New York Traditions is a consignment folk art gallery that provides a venue for artists from across New York State to sell their work. Along with selling affordable traditional art, the gallery also provides educational material about the artists and their artistic traditions, which serve to enlighten the public about various cultural communities around New York State. Located in an airy and light-filled storefront on historic Jay Street in Schenectady, we offer a wide variety of woodcarving, quilts, decoys, Iroquois handicrafts, handwoven baskets, historic tinware, Amish furniture and quilted wallhangings, and books and CDs of regional significance among many other items related to New York State. The Gallery is now also on-line -- you can shop and purchase these items on-line at our website.

Homespun Occasions
Contact: Paul Rosenberg
538 Providence St.
Albany, NY 12208-3223
Phone: (518) 482-9255; (800) 908-HOME (toll free)
E-mail:
Website: www.homespun.biz

Traditional music and dance for parties, weddings, fundraisers, conventions, retreats, festivals, and public contradances. Providing leaders for contra, square and international folk dancing; also: swing, cajun, Latin, Irish, Scottish and English dancing. Live music provided, including fiddle, banjo, mandolin, dulcimer, pennywhistle, flute, harp, piano, guitar, clarinet, accordion, and more.

Kovacik Guitar and Fretted Instrument Repair
Contact: Steve Kovacik
Scotia, NY
(518) 381-3958
Website: www.guitar-repair.com

Custom Guitar Making, Repairs for Acoustic Guitars, Banjos, Mandolins, and Ukuleles. Restoration and Customization is a specialty. A MARTIN Warranty Service Provider.

Marczak, Eric P.
422 Beebe Rd., Delanson, NY 12053
Phone: (518) 872-9324

Handcrafted Native American style flutes. Many ranges available, including Piccolo and Bass flutes. East European Double flutes. Can create custom flutes and tunings from a wide range of domestic and responsibly harvested tropical hard and soft woods.

Musica
Contact: Robert Caldwell
17 N 4th St
Hudson, NY 12534
Phone: (518) 828-1045
Email:
Website: goodmusica.com

An all purpose music store. (See our retail store listing here.) We offer instrument rentals and repairs for band and string instruments.

On Queue Performing Artists
Contact: Sandra Peevers
PO Box 145
Cooperstown, NY 13326
Phone: (607) 547-9494
E-mail:
Website: www.OnQueueArtists.com

Agency for performing artists, specializing in traditional and world/roots musicians touring North America and Europe. Music from the U.S., Ireland, France, England, Sweden, Norway, Latin America, America, Quebec and Canada.

Representing:
Le Vent du Nord - Quebec - www.leventdunord.com
The Lost Bayou Ramblers - Louisiana - www.lostbayouramblers.com
La Bottine Souriante - Quebec - www.bottinesouriante.com
Alex Torres y su Orquesta - Latin America - www.alextorres.com
Genticorum - Quebec - www.genticorum.com
Nightingale - Vermont/Newfoundland - www.nightingalevt.org
Don Ross - Canada - www.gobyfish.com
Tony McManus - Scotland - www.tonymcmanus.com
John Williams and Dean Magraw - www.johnwilliamsmusic.com
Väsen - Sweden - www.vasen.se
Spindel - Norway - www.myspace.com/spindelfiddles
Jake Schepps and Expedition - www.jakeschepps.com
James Leva and Purgatory Mountain - American South - www.jamesleva.com/Purgatory_Mountain.htm
Stephane Wrembel - France - www.stephanewrembel.com

Roberts, John
1605 Lenox Road, Schenectady, NY 12308
Phone: (518)370-4166
E-Mail:

Music Copying, Engraving & Pre-Publication Services

Segel Violins, Bows & Accessories
Contact: Deborah Segel
44  3rd Street
Troy, NY  12180
Phone: (518) 266-9732

Email:
Website:  www.violinsdirect.com

Providing high quality instruments, repairs and maintenance at an affordable price to the advancing student, amateur player, pre-professionla and professional musician. Selected gifts for the musician. Conveniently located in historic downtown Troy at the corner of Second St. and State St. Services provided include: Careful repairs to the instrument, expert bow re-hairing, bow repairs, free "check-up" for your violin, viola, cello and bow.