“I wouldn’t trade those summers for anything in the world – they shaped me as a person and a player,” says Basil Vendryes (Viola ’76–’77) of his time at Kinhaven.
An interview with Philanthropist Victoria Sanger
Chef Hugo Fuentes has always wanted to cook. The eldest of five children, Hugo grew up in Puerto Cabello, Venezuela, where his mother encouraged his passion (she has been a chef and caterer for 35 years).
The Lux Quartet, a student chamber music group at Florida State University, takes an “investigative and caring approach to quartet playing,” says Shannon Thomas, their coach.
Michael Reit (Jr Session, ’01‐’02, violin; ’03 viola) says Kinhaven “is one of the most magical places in the country.” He lists the breathtaking scenery, the staff, and the pursuit of excellence in music‐making as contributing to the… Read More
We asked Vytas Baksys (piano, ’72–’78) – who may share the record for the number of consecutive years as a camper – to reminisce about his time at Kinhaven. He is perhaps best remembered for his humorous musical contributions to… Read More
We are lucky to have David Buck join Kinhaven again this summer as a guest conductor in the Senior Session. We caught up with David recently to learn more about his career, his love for Kinhaven, and what… Read More
While some students attend Kinhaven with dreams of becoming professional musicians, Blair Goins (tuba ’76–’78) attended simply for the love of music. His three summers at Kinhaven were an important part of his life experience during a difficult… Read More