The St. Mark's Bach Ensemble
7:00 pm, Thursday, September 8, 2022
Bach's glorious Concerto in C minor for Oboe & Violin and Ibert's Andalusian-inspired Two Interludes for Flute, Violin & Harpsichord highlight a joyous program that also includes Vivaldi's Concerto for Trumpet in D Major and C.P.E. Bach's 'Hamburg' Sonata. Rhonda Cassano, flute; Randy Tinnin, trumpet; Daniel Rios, oboe; Megan McClendon Rios, violin; Laurie Casseday, cello, and Michael Mastronicola, harpsichord, bring you an inspiring evening of music-making!
Christmas with RareSong
7:00pm, Tuesday, December 6, 2022
Join Florida's First Coast Renaissance Ensemble for an evening of holiday songs, stories, instrumental music, and dance. Their period instruments and dress will bring audience members of all ages back in time for a delightful evening of seasonal merriment!
The Berea College Bluegrass Ensemble
7:00pm, Monday, March 6, 2023
From the heart of Kentucky and the city of Berea, the "folk arts and craft capitol" of the state, the Berea College Bluegrass Ensemble performs as part of their 2023 tour. Berea College, founded by "ardent abolitionists and radical reformers," is long-known for its unique history and educational mission. The school was the first integrated, co-educational college in the South, and no student has been charged tuition since 1892. Making a rare appearance in Jacksonville, this ensemble's spirit and outstanding music-making will stir your soul!
Pianist Sean Kennard in Concert & Masterclass
Solo Piano Concert: 7:00pm, Friday, April 21, 2023
Masterclass for Young Pianists:
10:00am, Saturday, April 22, 2023
Both events are free and open to the community.
A graduate of Curtis, Julliard and Yale, Mr. Kennard has been praised by the Washington Post, Fanfare, and American Record for his "huge romantic sound and bold melodic vision." He gives the "impression of complete effortlessness" and his playing of Chopin shows "mastery" that is "full of life and sparkle." He has performed with orchestras and in solo concerts throughout the world. Join him for an exhilarating solo performance on Friday and a masterclass the next morning featuring outstanding young pianists from throughout Jacksonville.