Wednesday, July 21  |  11:00AM

Novack Concert for Kids: At the Foot of Winter's Mountain a musical tale with pianist Audrey Vardanega and shadow puppets, at CIA at Copia

Doors open at 10:30 am

This concert is dedicated to the memory of Thelma Schnitzer

Pianist Audrey Vardanega takes the stage for this stop-animated puppet show and musical performance combining story, music, and natural sounds. Vardanega performs pieces from Tales of the Boatman, an exciting series created by multi-instrumentalist, storyteller, and shadow puppeteer Chris Rippey that tackles themes of myth, magic, music, and nature. 


Novack Concerts for Kids are designed for families and children. Adults may only attend if they are accompanied by a child. For more information or group reservations, please contact our box office.


Audrey Vardanega
Audrey Vardanega

Praised as a “musically eloquent” player (San Francisco Classical Voice) with a “bewitching musical presence” (The Piedmont Post), Audrey Vardanega has performed as a solo and collaborative pianist across Europe, China, and the United States. She is the founder and artistic director of Musaics of the Bay, a nonprofit chamber music series dedicated to music mentorship in the Bay Area. 



The Culinary Institute of America at Copia

Situated next to the Oxbow Public Market in downtown Napa, this newly expanded venue offers an array of food and wine experiences for visitors to the burgeoning Oxbow district.

The Culinary Institute of America at Copia