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ANONYMOUS 4 EXPLORES AMERICAN SONG: Friday, December 1, Macky Auditorium in Boulder

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  • Rol Sharette
    ANONYMOUS 4 EXPLORES AMERICAN SONG IN LONG TIME TRAVELING PROGRAMHello folks, If you haven t heard these exquisite singers, you would be rewarded by a trip
    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 5, 2006
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      ANONYMOUS 4 EXPLORES AMERICAN SONG IN “LONG TIME TRAVELING” PROGRAM
      Hello folks,
       
      If you haven't heard these exquisite singers, you would be rewarded by a trip to Macky Auditorium to hear them.
       
      The Anonymous 4 are usually strictly women's a cappella, but at least part of this presentation will include the instrumental musicians mentioned.
       
      Their awards have been in the classical area; this program seems a new reach for them. The master class on Friday would be well worth attending if you can. Grusin is large enough to assume there will be plenty of room.
       
      For more info on the group and the individuals involved, go to http://www.cuconcerts.org/anonymous.html. and you can click there on several pages of additional info.
       
      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
      November 1, 2006
      Media Contact:     Laima Gaigalas, (303) 492-4247
      Public Contact:     CU Concerts Box Office, (303) 492-8008
       
      Event:                   The Artist Series presents Anonymous 4, with Darol Anger and Scott Nygaard
      Description:          “Long Time Traveling,” a program of American songs featuring fiddler Darol Anger and guitarist Scott Nygaard
      Dates:                   Friday, December 1, 7:30 p.m.
      Location:               Macky Auditorium Concert Hall, University of Colorado at Boulder
      Pre-concert:           Pre-concert conversation featuring American Music Research Center Director Thomas Riis, 45 minutes before the performance in Macky Room 102
      Sponsors:              Ball Corporation, Daily Camera
      Admission:            Limited tickets are available for $10 to $50
      Box Office:            Call 303-492-8008 or visit http://www.cuconcerts.org for tickets and information.

      ANONYMOUS 4 EXPLORES AMERICAN SONG IN “LONG TIME TRAVELING” PROGRAM


      CU’s Artist Series presents a performance by renowned vocal quartet Anonymous 4 featuring fiddler Darol Anger and guitarist Scott Nygaard in Boulder’s Macky Auditorium Friday, December 1 at 7:30 p.m. The program, entitled “Long Time Traveling,” features folk hymns and revival songs, gospel songs, religious ballads and lyric folk songs, and shape-note tunes from their award winning recordings “Gloryland” and “American Angels.”

      For complete biographical information on Anonymous 4, Darol Anger, and Scott Nygaard, please see the attached files.

      A pre-concert conversation with American Music Research Center Director Thomas Riis will be held 45 minutes before the performance in Macky Room 102. This pre-concert event is free and open to the public.

      A master class with Anonymous 4 and CU Choirs will be held Friday, December 1 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Grusin Music Hall in the Imig Music Building. This event is free and open to the public for observation.

      The Artist Series, now in its 70th season, has a rich tradition of bringing the finest performers in the world to Boulder’s Macky Auditorium. Recent performers on the series have included James Galway, Hilary Hahn, and Bobby McFerrin. In addition to serving audiences with an exciting variety of performances, the Artist Series has an important educational mission, including outreach events planned in conjunction with almost every concert.

      Single tickets for this concert are $10 to $50 with discounts for members of the CU community, seniors, youth and groups. Call the CU Concerts Box Office at 303-492-8008 or visit www.cuconcerts.org for information or tickets for this performance. Single tickets for all 2006-2007 Artist Series performances including Ron Brown’s Evidence Dance Company on January 27 are on sale now. Season tickets offer significant savings and are also on sale now.

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