Concerts For The 2013 - 2014 Season
Doug Mattocks - Virtuoso Banjo/Guitar
Sunday, October 13, 2013, 3:00 p.m.
Doug brings you "The World on a String" - a show in which America's musical past is brought to life in an informative and entertaining narrative. Join Doug for a tour of the banjo, both the instrument and its playing styles, and the banjo's place in American musical history.
Trio Voronezh - Russian Trio
Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 7:30 p.m.
With astonishing virtuosity and delightful artistic innovation, Trio Voronezh has the ability to alter the way audiences experience classical, folk and contemporary repertoire. Discovered playing Bach in a Frankfurt, Germany subway station, Trio Voronezh has since made several tours of the U.S., and earned audience and critical praise. The diverse repertoire of the Trio includes the works of Vivaldi, Bach, Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky, Shostakovich, and Rachmaninov, as well as Russian folk songs, Argentine tangos, gypsy dance music, bluegrass and popular songs by Gershwin. They now reside in Washington state, USA.
New Century Saxophone Quartet
Monday, March 10, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
The only ensemble of its kind to ever win First Prize of the Concert Artists Guild Competition, the New Century Saxophone Quartet is a pioneering and versatile group. Winning new-found enthusiasm for the saxophone quartet and its diverse repertory, the ensemble’s program ranges from the Baroque to innovative contemporary works to imaginative transcriptions. Moving beyond the traditional repertory for four saxophones, New Century performs works covering composers from Jan P. Sweelinck (1562-1621), Bach, Mozart to Carol Florio, a turn-of-the-century American composer who was one of the first composers for saxophone quartet, and genres from Classical works to contemporary works with funk and jazz influences.
John Davidson - Singer/Comedian
Sunday, May 4, 2014, 3:00 p.m.
For nearly 40 years, this star of stage, television, film, nightclubs and recording has been entertaining audiences of all ages. John is best known for hosting That's Incredible!, The New Hollywood Squares, and The John Davidson Show, and for his Broadway work in Camelot, The Music Man, Oklahoma!, Ragtime and State Fair. A consummate performer, John Davidson has never been better!