2022 Ukraine Benefit


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Benefit for Ukraine

Friday, May 27th   7 PM


Concert at Arts Center to feature singer/bandurist Teryn Kuzma

The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts (ALCA) will be holding a benefit concert for Ukraine featuring singer and bandurist Teryn Kuzma on Friday, May 27, at 7 p.m. All donations will go to help the people of Ukraine through Baranova 27 and other aid organizations.

Other performers on the program include pianist Elizabeth Cordes and singer George Cordes, Artistic General Director of the Arts Center.

This event will be part of the Arts Center’s opening-weekend activities. For more information, go to

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The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts is located at 3446 State Route 28, Blue Mountain Lake, NY.

Ukrainian-American soprano Teryn Kuzma is a versatile performer of classical, contemporary, musical theater, and folk repertoires. Most recently, she sang the title role in Leoš Janáček’s opera, The Cunning Little Vixen with the Bard College Graduate Vocal Arts Program. In addition to her singing credits, Teryn is a master of the 55-stringed Ukrainian bandura and is actively engaged in the performance and study of Ukrainian folk music. A founding member and current concertmaster of the Women’s Bandura Ensemble of North America, she has performed in concert halls and universities across the U.S. and Canada over the last seven years.

Teryn privately teaches bandura and voice lessons, and has been invited to perform and instruct at summer bandura workshops since 2014. Her connection with her heritage is highlighted through her devotion to maintaining the art of the bandura and Ukrainian music.