In celebration of Black History Month
, NSMA is proud to host jazz singer Charmin Michelle
with Sam Miltich & the Clearwater Hot Club
, performing a tribute to American-born jazz singer Adelaide Hall.
A major figure in the Harlem Renaissance,
Hall--who is credited with the invention of "scat" singing--peformed, toured, and recorded with Ethel Waters, Josephine Baker, Louis Armstrong, Cab Calloway, and Duke Ellington. Tickets
$20 adults, $10 youth (18 & under) in advance at http://aca.tix.com/Schedule.aspx?OrgNum=15
and at door night of show.
, from County Cork, is a fine traditional singer and a superb guitarist for traditional music, but with an eclectic technique that allows forays into many different styles. He is also an awarded songwriter. As well as supplying the driving guitar rhythms of Celtic/World Music diva Eileen Ivers’ last European tour, and collaborating with many giants of the Celtic/World music scene (Paddy Keenan, Cathie Ryan among them), O’Brien hosts guitar workshops all over the country
is the leading Northumbrian smallpiper in North America. For the past 20 years, he has performed and taught in England, Scotland, Japan, Canada, and across the United States. He is an active composer, writing music in the traditional Celtic idiom, as well as more contrapuntal pieces. His solo Northumbrian smallpipes CD Big Music for Northumbrian Smallpipes was released in 2007. Dick also plays reel pipes, whistles, and recorder.
Videos of Patsy and Dick performing together at: http://www.dickhensold.com/presskit-duo.html
Tickets $20 adult, $10 youth (18 & under) for sale in advance at http://aca.tix.com/Schedule.aspx?OrgNum=15
(small processing fee added) and at the door night of show (box office opens at 6:30 pm).
The New York Times
has called German painist Andreas Klein
"a fascinating artist with all the indispensable qualities: temperament, taste, touch, tone, the four T's of pianism… a pianist who makes silences sound like music." Klein has performed in the world's most prestigious venues, including London's
Wigmore Hall, Berlin's Philharmonic Hall, New York's Carnegie Hall, and Washington D.C.'s Kennedy Center. He is the subject of a PBS special,
"Intermezzo with Andreas Klein."
On Sat. April 22 at 7:30 pm, Klein will perform a solo concert titled "Unleashing Musical Architecture,"
featuring the work of Mozart, Schumann, Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, and Argentinian composer Alberto Ginastera. On Sun. April 23, Mr. Klein will teach a master class
to Cook County piano students, open to the public. Both events will take place at Bethlehem Lutheran Church,
417 W. 1st Ave., Grand Marais.
: Adult $24; Youth (18 & under) $5. Attending the Master Class is free.