Live Performance by National Broadway Tour Star
Heidi Gray, a 12-year-old North Augusta actor who portrayed Annie in the ?Annie the Musical International Broadway Tour? last year, will be both the headliner and honoree of?this?stellar North Augusta performance.
??The Heidi Gray Showcase? will feature the family-friendly musical and theatrical talents of Gray as well as other local standouts. Other performers?include Alli Dyches, a former North Augusta Idol; Dr. Stephen Cutchins, Pastor of Discipleship at First Baptist Church of North Augusta ; and Beth Ann Young, who has played significant roles in other North Augusta Cultural Arts Council theater productions. Susan Burgess, President of the North Augusta Cultural Arts Council, and Jeff Bussey, a member of the council, will accompany the performers on piano and percussion, respectively.
?This is truly world-class talent, and all of it is homegrown. The North Augusta Cultural Arts Council is thrilled to bring this Broadway-caliber performance to the citizens of North Augusta and the community at large.
See you at the show!
Choral concert including an original work by Daniel Elder specifically commissioned for the event
Expect an evening of live music with an infusion of creativity and collaboration – everything from dance, performance art, film, and the spoken word. JazzSoiree is live jazz and lovely people indeed.
September 24 | A Coltrane Thang
PROGRAM: film screening of Ralph Gleason’s JAZZ CASUAL (Episode 1: John Coltrane Quartet – December 7, 1963); live jazz performance and discussion of the article “Accentuate the Negative? On Teaching Biographical Details in Jazz History” by Dr. Robert Foster, Professor of Music at Augusta University; classic jazz vinyl set by Justin Heath & Noura Gordon of Pyramid Music & More.
October 22 | Mitch Butler Trio
PROGRAM: film screening of Ralph Gleason’s JAZZ CASUAL (Episode 16: Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra – April 22, 1968), live jazz trio led by Dr. Mitch Butler, classic jazz vinyl set by Justin Heath & Noura Gordon of Pyramid Music & More,
November 26 | Jordan Deshong Trio
PROGRAM: film screening of Ralph Gleason’s JAZZ CASUAL (Episode 15: Dave Brubeck Quartet – October 17, 1961), live jazz trio led by Jordan Deshong, classic jazz vinyl set by Justin Heath & Noura Gordon of Pyramid Music & More w/ swing dancers.
December 24 | NO SoireeSunday
January 28 | mini-ABBA (Augusta Big Band Aggregate)
PROGRAM: film screening of Ralph Gleason’s JAZZ CASUAL (Episode 11: Woody Herman and His Swingin’ Herd – Program II – June 1, 1963), little big band led by Fabio Mann; classic jazz vinyl set by Justin Heath & Noura Gordon of Pyramid Music & More.
The Harry Jacobs Chamber Music Society presents The Telegraph Quartet in concert. This performance will open the 2017-2018 HJCMS season.
The Telegraph Quartet was formed by its current members in 2013. In its short existence, the quartet has already won two of the most prestigious competitions for chamber ensembles – the 2016 Naumberg Chamber Music competition, and the Grand Prize in the Fischoff Competition in 2014. These future superstars of the chamber music world recently played their New York debut in Carnegie Hall and European debut performance in Italy. They continue to tour the notable chamber music venues and festivals in the United States and abroad. Their debut CD of string quartets has recently been released.
They will present a program of pieces from the Romantic Era including Beethoven’s String Quartet Op. 18 No. 5 (circa 1799), Robert Schumann’s String Quartet #3 Op. 41 (1842), and the Rondo (1906) by Anton Webern.