Music and Dance

Chamber Music Concert

Music and Dance
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Meeting Room

Various amateur musicians from the Colorado Chamber Music Society perform a wide range of classical works for the public. Held the third Saturday of each month, September through May.

Chamber Music Concert

Music and Dance
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Meeting Room

Various amateur musicians from the Colorado Chamber Music Society perform a wide range of classical works for the public. Held the third Saturday of each month, September through May.

Chamber Music Concert

Music and Dance
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Meeting Room

Various amateur musicians from the Colorado Chamber Music Society perform a wide range of classical works for the public. Held the third Saturday of each month, September through May.

Saturday Sessions- Sweet Song: Hammered Dulcimer with Peter Hebert

Music and Dance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Schlessman Hall- Level 1

An expert instrumentalist, Peter Hebert plays the evocative hammered dulcimer and its cousin, the psaltery, with masterful ease – filling the air with the ancient sounds of Medieval Europe. The Graeco-Roman dulcimer (sweet song) derives its name from the Latin dulcis (sweet) and the Greek melos (song). Find out how perfectly named this haunting instrument can be when Peter Hebert makes his dulcimer sing a sweet song. This concert will feature improvisations on songs and melodies of the Holiday Season.
http://denverlibrary.org/fresh

Saturday Sessions- Renaissance Lute and Guitar with Peter Schimpf

Music and Dance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Schlessman Hall- Level 1

MSU Denver music professor Peter Schimpf will present a program of music from the early 17th century, a period of transition as the Renaissance style began to give way to the dramatic aesthetic of the early Baroque. He will perform on a 10 course lute and 14 string theorbo.
http://denverlibrary.org/fresh

Saturday Sessions- Earth and Air: Music for Flute and Guitar

Music and Dance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Schlessman Hall- Level 1

Flutist Cobus du Toit and guitarist Patrick Sutton pair for this concert highlighting music from their recent CD release. Flute is the air and piano is the earth in this extraordinary concert featuring music from around the world.
http://denverlibrary.org/fresh

Saturday Sessions-Hal Aqua and the Lost Tribe

Music and Dance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Schlessman Hall- Level 1

An exuberant musical experience, rooted firmly in traditional Jewish modes and melodies and driven by contemporary rhythms and danceable grooves, Hal Aqua and The Lost Tribe play nouveau klezmer music. The versatile musicians who make up The Lost Tribe have a deep respect for their source material, from the evocative tunes of Eastern European Jews and Gypsies to the sinuous rhythms of the Middle East and Mediterranean.
http://denverlibrary.org/fresh

Saturday Sessions- Alternate Tunings: Tom Carleno on Guitar

Music and Dance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Schlessman Hall- Level 1

Guitarist Tom Carleno blends jazz, folk and pop to create a unique musical experience. He is most know for his distinctive use of a wide variety of alternate tunings, which form the blank canvas for his songs. His recent CD, titled Perfect Imperfection, is receiving rave reviews and radio airplay internationally and climbed to the number two spot on the Zone Music Reporter Radio Chart. Tom has also won the Best Instrumental Album - Acoustic award in the 10th Annual ZMR Awards in New Orleans.
http://denverlibrary.org/fresh

The Freestyle 5th Element / El Quinto Elemento del Hip Hop: el Freestyle

Music and Dance
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Connecting Vecinos invites you to join Byers Branch Library & KGNU Community Radio for "The Freestyle 5th Element." This event is free and includes the following:

Hip Hop Workshop
2-3 PM at Byers Branch Library, 675 Santa Fe Drive, 80204

Open Mic/Freestyle Session including Performances by Local Hip-Hop Artists
3-4 PM at KGNU & Denver Open Media Recording Studio, 700 Kalamath St, 80204

Mountain Music Duo

Music and Dance
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Mountain Music Duo is a unique combination of oboist, Tenley Williams, and guitarist, James Cline. This skilled duo offers not only classical music, but also fresh interpretations of pop, swing, and jazz standards. Dr. James Cline teaches Class Guitar, Applied Guitar and coaches the Guitar Ensembles at Regis University. He also teaches Music Appreciation and Guitar at Front Range Community College in Westminster. Along with his active teaching schedule, James performs regularly as a soloist and chamber musician.

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