Some form of the violin/fiddle can be found in most cultures around the world. Sandra Wong takes the audience on an exploration of many of these musical worlds on nyckelharpa (the Swedish keyed fiddle) and violin/fiddle ranging from the haunting to the joyful; from the classical to the foot stomping; from the Middle-East to the Fjords of Norway, the Appalachian mountains and many places in between. http://denverlibrary.org/fresh#music
Mike Fitzmaurice and Jean Bolger are Big Fiddle/Little Fiddle. Mike plays the double bass (big fiddle!) and Jean plays the violin (little fiddle!). They are both members of the Irish music group Colcannon. For this performance they’ll be playing all sorts of sounds – low and high – to surprise and delight. http://denverlibrary.org/fresh#music
Hailed as "one of the very best acoustic guitarists in the world" by All Music Guide, Michael DeLalla will kick off our 2014 Weekend Music Series with his debut concert at DPL. DeLalla serves up a delicious brew of solo guitar compositions and arrangements of traditional tunes gathered worldwide, steeped with his classical training and seasoned with his jazz, Celtic and folk stylings. http://denverlibrary.org/fresh#music
Flesher-Hinton Music Company will come to our branch! Come see and feel what a flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, and maybe the string family too (violin, cello) are like. Everyone is welcome no matter what your experience with musical instruments is.
La Compañía de Música Flesher-Hinton vendrá a nuestra sucursal. Ven a ver cómo se siente una flauta, clarinete, saxofón, trompeta, trombón, y tal vez algunos de la familia de cuerdas como un violín o un chelo. Todos son bienvenidos, no importa tu experiencia con instrumentos musicales.
Are you ready to dance? Then put on your favorite pair of socks and come on out to our Sock Hop! We will dance to some favorite tunes, play dancing games, and make a sock puppet craft. All ages welcome.
Join the Children's Library staff for a music extravaganza! We'll sing some favorite songs, experiment with music-making, and then have a fun-filled jam session with percussion instruments. All ages welcome, no registration required.
Fresh City Life is honored to be hosting a free performance of the Denver Gay Men's Chorus in its 32nd season. This spectacular event will feature almost 200 men. Their angelic singing, bright spirits, and holiday cheer will enhance your season. This concert will include favorite holiday carols, and plenty of inspirational singing and maybe even an audience sing-along. Come see why the Denver Gay Men's Chorus is the premiere chorus in Denver. The finale event for Fresh City Life in 2013!
Central Library, Level B2 Conference Center http://denverlibrary.org/fresh#dgmc
Returning for an encore performance, the Castle Rock Community Ringers make incredible music using only the classic choir bells – and these musicians know how to create a joyful noise! The well-regarded Castle Rock Community Ringers will show us how to ‘throw cares away’ with their thoughtful blend of holiday and secular songs all created with perfectly pitched handbells.
Central Library, Level 1 Schlessman Hall http://denverlibrary.org/fresh#hark