e-Veritas Archive | March 10th, 2010

Grammy-winning violinist, composer Mark O’Connor to perform

8:00 pm
12:30 pm

The Frost School of Music’s 2009-2010 concert season continues with a pre-spring break forum and concert by its artist-in-residence, Grammy Award-winning violinist Mark O’Connor.

On Thursday, March 11 at 8 p.m. at Gusman Concert Hall, O’Connor will appear as a special guest on the Jazz Vocal 1 Concert, which features the Frost Symphony Orchestra, a full rhythm section, and the Frost School’s best jazz singers under the direction of Larry Lapin and Tim Buchholz. Former Frost violin/jazz voice master’s student Jonathan Raveneau will also make a guest appearance at the concert. General admission is $15.

On, Friday, March 12 at 12:30 p.m. at Gusman, the Frost School presents a special All-Frost School forum and concert featuring O’Connor and his music performed in collaboration with the Bergonzi Quartet, flautist Trudy Kane, and many students. The concert will begin with a fanfare from O’Connor’s Americana Symphony, performed by brass and percussion students under the direction of John Olah, professor of tuba. The concert is free.

For more information, call 305-284-5813 or 305-284-2438.

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