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Weekend Music Series

A Journey Around the World with a Nyckelharpa, Fiddle and a Bow!

A Journey Around the World with a Nyckelharpa, Fiddle and a Bow!
Saturday, March 28, 2-3 p.m.
Central Library, Level 1 Schlessman Hall

Some form of the violin/fiddle can be found in most cultures around the world. Sandra Wong takes the audience on an exploration of many of these musical worlds on nyckelharpa (the Swedish keyed fiddle) and violin/fiddle ranging from the haunting to the joyful; from the classical to the foot stomping; from the Middle-East to the Fjords of Norway, the Appalachian mountains and many places in between.

Venezuelan Waltzes and Other Latin American Beats with Victor Mestas

Venezuelan Waltzes and Other Latin American Beats with Victor Mestas
Saturday, April 4, 2-3 p.m.
Central Library, Level 1 Schlessman Hall

Born in Venezuela, Victor Mestas is as proud of new roots in Boulder as he is of his origins in Latin America. Join him for a beautiful keyboard concert that highlights music from Cuba, Puerto Rico, Brazil, Argentina and his beloved Caracas, Venezuela.

Bossa Nova with Sergio and Eric

Bossa Nova with Sergio and Eric
Saturday, April 11, 2-3 p.m.
Central Library, Level 1 Schlessman Hall

Sergio and Eric are a Brazilian guitar duo. Sergio Augusto is the world renowned Brazilian guitarist, vocalist, and composer; he was instrumental in the blossoming of the bossa nova movement in Brazil in the 1960's. Sergio, who sings in many different languages is complemented by award winning Denver based guitarist, bassist, and composer Eric Roberts. Their repertoire ranges from bossa nova classics to jazz standards, and truly keeps the bossa nova sound alive and fresh.

Jazz Classics with The Tom Gershwin Duo

Jazz Classics with The Tom Gershwin Duo
Saturday, April 18, 2-3 p.m.
Central Library, Level 1 Schlessman Hall

Always searching for new challenges in his music, trumpeter Tom Gershwin explores the broad range of classic jazz in this duo project. Working with guitarist Bill Kopper, brass and strings combine effortlessly for intimate ballads, joyful swing tunes and some snappy bebop.

Native American Flute with Bear Livmere

Native American Flute with Bear Livmere
Saturday, April 25, 2-3 p.m.
Central Library, Level 1 Schlessman Hall

Tradition and new age meet in this concert that blends Native American flute with the influences of Jazz, Blues and Estonian Folk music. Bear Livmere loves the tonal warmth of wooden flutes; he creates unique music full of heart and soul.

 

A Journey Around the World with a Nyckelharpa, Fiddle and a Bow!

A Journey Around the World with a Nyckelharpa, Fiddle and a Bow!
Saturday, March 28, 2-3 p.m.
Central Library, Level 1 Schlessman Hall

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