The Ronnie Kole Trio

Thursday, September 15, 2016 – 7:30PM

RonnieKole450“A beloved figure in New Orleans.” – Craig Kraemer New Orleans Voices

  • A Lifetime Achievement Award and Induction into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame
  • Founding Member of the New Orleans Jazz Fest

The New Orleans-based musician’s smooth sound and elegant persona lend themselves to guest appearances with symphony orchestras. Ronnie is admired by top stars, from Harry Connick Jr. to Allen Toussaint. Enjoy the works of Duke Ellington, Cole Porter, and George Gershwin. Kole is a piano man’s piano man.

Victoria Banks

Monday, October 17, 2016 – 7:30PM

VictoriaBanks450“Canada’s reigning queen of country music….Who says good things don’t happen to nice people?” – Revelstoke Current

  • Female Vocalist of the Year – 2010 Canadian Country Music Association
  • Hit Songwriter/Artist

Victoria is one of the most respected artists in the Canadian music industry. Her show entitled Natural Woman… Songs and Stories for the Soul is a collection of the greatest female hits of all time! Victoria ‘s unique presentation of these songs and her own hits will make this a night to remember! Big Hits, Big Harmonies!

Brandon Ridenour

Monday, February 13, 2017 – 7:30PM

BrandonRidenour450“Herald’s the trumpet of the future” – Chicago Sun Times

  • Former Member of Canadian Brass
  • Three Juno Award Nominations

Winner of the 2014 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition. His wide-ranging activities as a soloist and chamber musician paired with his passion for composing and arranging are manifested in his versatile performances and unique repertoire. Sophisticated arrangements of classical masterworks.

Alina Kiryayeva

Monday, March 20, 2017 – 7:30PM

AlinaKiryayeva450“…terrifically enjoyable show…” – Lucid Culture, New York, NY

  • Moving Pictures – Music Program
  • Connects with Every Age Audience

Professional concert pianist and chamber musician, Alina is globally renowned for her powerful command of the instrument, unique interpretations and clarity of sound. She has won numerous awards and has been honored by the Ukrainian President Leonid Kravchuk with the State Award for Achievement in Arts. Brilliant light-classical music.

Cherish The Ladies

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 – 7:30PM

CherishTheLadies450“An astonishing array of virtuosity.” – Washington Post

  • Celebrating 30 Years of Music Making
  • Led by Flute and Whistle Champion Joanie Madden

With their unique spectacular blend of instrumental talents, beautiful vocals, captivating arrangements and stunning step dancing, this powerhouse group combines all the facets of Irish culture and puts forth an immensely humorous and entertaining package. Grammy® Nominated Irish/American Supergroup.

Fireworks Ensemble

Thusday, September 17, 2015 – 7:30PM

Fireworks Ensemble
“Chamber music got a kick in the pants.” – The Washington Post

  • As seen at Chautauqua & Carnegie Hall
  • New Production: American Tapestry

21st century vision for chamber music. An amplified chamber band with an extraordinary range of styles, including Frank Zappa, traditional Americana, cartoon music, ambient techno, and 20th-century orchestral scores. Bringing their music to audiences beyond the concert hall.


Bandstand Boogie!

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 – 7:30PM

Bandstand Boogie!
“One of the best vocal groups in show business today… period!” – Press of Atlantic City

  • Features Multimedia Presentation
  • Doo-Wop Hall of Famers

Legendary vocal pop band brings the hits of famed television show American Bandstand to life. Decades of hits delivered with inimitable Diamonds flare! Relive the golden age of television and popular music with legendary vocal band.


VIDA Guitar Quartet

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 – 7:30PM

VIDA Guitar Quartet
“VIDA sparkled with vitality and spontaneity.”
– Acoustic Magazine

  • Tours from London to New York to Los Angeles
  • Graduates of the Royal Academy of Music

World-renowned performers Mark Ashford and Helen Sanderson, join forces with innovative guitar duo Mark Eden & Christopher Stell to present “an orchestral palette of colours and effects” (Classic FM) in a diverse program. Classical to Gershwin to British Rock.


Vivace

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 – 7:30PM

Vivace
“Engaging and…emotional.”
– Jim Brickman

  • From Puccini to Celine Dion
  • Debuted at 2010 Winter Games

With a rich and diverse repertoire ranging from pop, arias, to their own original material, these award-winning performers create a fresh new take on the classical and modern music of today. Canada’s biggest classical-pop group to emerge since The Canadian Tenors.


Svetlana Smolina

Thursday, May 5, 2016 – 7:30PM

Svetlana Smolina
“Mesmerizing.” – The New York Times

  • Appearances in Moscow, Rome & Hollywood Bowl
  • Artist in Residence, Temple University

Top honors at Citta di Senigalia International Piano Competition (Italy). Has appeared with the New York Philharmonic at Avery Fisher Hall and the Mariinsky Orchestra at Carnegie. Recording artist for Decca and Deutche Grammaphone. Traditional classical programming with nternational pedigree offers top-notch concert experience.