On June 26th 2022 The Ukrainian Classical Voice Project proudly presented a Benefit Concert at the historic Troy Savings Bank Music Hall.
The New York Capital Region’s Ukrainian-American community came together to present this 4.5 hour event featuring classical and ethnic music, traditional dance and songs.
Professional performers, students of all ages and wonderful local organizations joined their efforts in celebrating Ukrainian cultural heritage in their unwavering support of the people of Ukraine.
Opera singers, bandura players, folk dance ensembles, children’s choir – this event was truly a feast for the eyes, ears and, most importantly, the audience’s hearts!
Notable appearances included sopranos Dr. Sylvia Stoner-Hawkins and the UCVP founder Irina Petrik, bass-baritone Charles Martin, pianists Michael Clement and Noah Palmer, composer Dr. Evan Mack, guitarist Roman Karpishka, “Syzokryli” Ukrainian dance ensemble led by Orlando Pagan, “Zorepad” Ukrainian children dance ensemble led by Adrienne and Peter Fil, children bandura capella of Capital District School of Ukrainian Studies led by Zoya Shepko, WTEN anchor woman Lydia Kulbida as our extraordinary MC, among others.