Music Dance and Performance

Saturday Sessions - Fingerstyle Guitar with Jon Sousa

Music Dance and Performance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Schlessman Hall - Level 1

Jon Sousa’s library concert includes pieces performed on tenor banjo and his signature fingerstyle guitar. His repertoire highlights Traditional Irish music, but includes jazz standards and classical pieces as well. Jon’s passion for music has taken him all over the world from the beautiful countryside of France, studying with master fingerstyle guitar player Pierre Bensusan to Senegal, West Africa, studying Sabar drumming and a lengthy sabbatical in Ireland in 2008 where he refined his skills in interpreting Irish music.

Saturday Sessions - Taiko with Toni and Friends

Music Dance and Performance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Acoma Plaza near the Denver Art Museum

In celebration of Denver’s Taste of Colorado event in Civic Center Park, thrill to the thunderous sounds of the taiko (Japanese drum). Taiko with Toni and Friends brings an exciting “Matsuri” (Japanese festival) to the stage. The festival sound of Japan – from traditional songs to contemporary compositions – the “Matsuri” performance entertains and educates. In traditional costume, using taiko drums, various hand percussion, and bamboo flutes, Taiko with Toni and Friends delights audiences all over Denver and Colorado.

Body Percussion with Mr. Ryan / Percusión corporal con el Sr. Ryan

Music Dance and Performance
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The human body is the original instrument. You always have your body with you, anywhere and anytime you want to make music. There are many body music techniques to play with, and many creative activities. Join Mr. Ryan as he guides you through the basic techniques of how to use your body as a percussion instrument.

Family Program: The Hero In You!

Music Dance and Performance
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

You don’t have to have laser vision or the ability to fly to become a superhero in your community. Join award-winning ventriloquist Meghan Casey and her Rocky Mountain Puppets as they stop Henri the cat from gluing the library doors shut!

Chamber Music Concert

Music Dance and Performance
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Meeting Room

Get swept away by a wide range of classical works performed by various amateur musicians from the Colorado Chamber Music Society. Performing every third Saturday of the month, September through May.

Chamber Music Concert

Music Dance and Performance
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Meeting Room

Get swept away by a wide range of classical works performed by various amateur musicians from the Colorado Chamber Music Society. Performing every third Saturday of the month, September through May.

Saturday Sessions - Michael Fitzmaurice

Music Dance and Performance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Schlessman Hall - Level 1

Mike Fitzmaurice is best known for his work with the Irish Folk Group Colcannon, but is also Associate Principal Bassist with the Greeley Philharmonic. Mike is also a Jazz musician, and performs educational outreach programs with Inside the Orchestra. For this concert Mike, with his trusty sidekick, Juanda the bass, will perform a variety jazz, folk, and classical tunes, and may even sing you a song or two. Mike is a favorite performer at Fresh City Life’s Saturday Sessions.
Saturday, August 29, 2-3 p.m., Central Library, Level 1 Schlessman Hall
https://www.denverlibrary.org/fresh#music

Sondheim at The Cherry Creek Theatre

Music Dance and Performance
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The regional premiere of Sondheim on Sondheim will be at the Cherry Creek Theatre weekends during October. Come to a fun evening with actors performing songs from the show! Refreshments will be served.

Chamber Music Concert

Music Dance and Performance
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Meeting Room

Get swept away by a wide range of classical works performed by various amateur musicians from the Colorado Chamber Music Society. Performing every third Saturday of the month, September through May.

Zumbini

Music Dance and Performance
10:00 am - 11:00 am
10:00 am - 11:00 am
10:00 am - 11:00 am
10:00 am - 11:00 am
10:00 am - 11:00 am
10:00 am - 11:00 am
10:00 am - 11:00 am
10:00 am - 11:00 am
10:00 am - 11:00 am
10:00 am - 11:00 am
10:00 am - 11:00 am
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Meeting Room

Byers is beginning a Family Fun Series on Saturday mornings at 10:00AM. These programs are to enhance the learning and health of families, particularly those with young children under the age of 3, in a fun and dynamic way. Marcia Bross (http://marciab02.zumba.com/) will be hosting a series of Zumbini (https://www.zumba.com/en-US/party/classes/class-zumbini) programs, which enhance Early Literacy skills through Zumba. Bring your little one(s) and come ready to have a great time!

https://www.zumba.com/en-US/class/marcia-bross/559e98b8-f724-444c-8ed3-7...

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