Join us for a relaxed evening of traditional holiday and seasonal music presented by local musician and teacher John Dreyer and his young students on cello and violin. You'll know many of these tunes, and singing along is encouraged! In addition to running a private music studio in Fulton, Mr. Dreyer plays cello in the Concord Baptist Church Orchestra. He has taught music in public schools and also holds a degree in cello performance.
Hiroya Tsukamoto is a one of a kind composer, guitarist and singer-songwriter from Kyoto, Japan. He started playing banjo at the age of 13 and, in 2000, he received a scholarship to Berklee College of Music and came to the U.S. Since then, he has been performing internationally and has released five albums. Hiroya has developed a unique sound, which is sometimes described as "cinematic acoustic music." More information at: http://www.hiroyatsukamoto.com Adults and teens.
Lisa Thill Franck, Michael White and Steve Geibel share a passion for the flute and 150 years of combined performance experience. At this concert, enjoy chamber music from modern composers like Garry Schocker, as well as more traditional ones like Franz Schubert, plus some popular American historical tunes. Along with the regular treble flute, FFF Trio features the mellow sound of the alto flute and the brilliant piccolo. Steve Geibel was MU's first tenured flute professor, and, since his retirement, has joined Michael White in the Columbia Community Orchestra. Michael is a transplant from Houston where he played in opera and ballet orchestras. Lisa Thill Franck has maintained the largest flute studio in Columbia for years. She and her students have held special concerts and events to support various community projects. Adults and teens.
Boyd Blomberg and Adam Moe have been performing roots and Americana music together since 1997. With Boyd on guitar, Adam on fiddle and both singing, they play a mix of original songs plus covers of classic artists like Bob Dylan, Tom Waits and Nina Simone and some fresh takes on old folk songs. You'll enjoy their tight harmonies and the gonzo approach that keeps their shows fresh and exciting. More info at http://www.pushingchain.com. Adults and teens.