Santa Cruz Feb. 20 Concert: Music of Early New England
- Living History Concert: Music of Early New England
Saturday February 20, 1999, 7:30pm
The Santa Cruz Shape Note Society, Barry Phillips-cello, Shelley
Phillips-harp and woodwinds, Lars Johannesson-flute and Deby
Grosjean-fiddle, the Community Music Kid's Celtic Camp, and dancers from
Vine Hill Elementary School will present an evening of music and dance from
the time of the American Revolution. The performance will take place on
Saturday, Feb. 20 at 7:30 pm at the Pacific Cultural Center at the corner
of Seabright and Broadway in Santa Cruz. Donations will be gratefully
accepted at the door. Proceeds will benefit the Community Music School.
This project is supported by a grant from the Santa Cruz City Arts
Commission, highlighting and preserving a precious musical heritage.
The Santa Cruz Shape Note Society will sing music by colonial composers
from the Sacred Harp. This four-part intergenerational choir is open to
all and uses an early American form of music notation with shaped note
heads that greatly assists in sight-singing.
The Community Music Kid's Celtic Camp is held in the summer for young folk
musicians aged 7-12. This year's band inlcudes 25 kids playing harps,
fiddles and woodwinds. They will be accompanying eight dancers from the
Vine Hill Elementary fifth grade class performing dances from early new
England in costume.
Barry Phillips will be directing music from his album The World Turned
Upside Down, a release from Gourd Music of music from the time of the
American Revolution. Books and recording will be on sale at the concert,
as well as baked goods to benefit the school.
For more information please contact Shelley Phillips at 426-9155 or
Tammy Heinsohn * tammycasa@... * tammyh@...
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