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Arts & Ideas Committee

Dr. Lisa Eck
Chair

Brian Bishop
Dr. Sarah Cole
Jennifer Donabed
Millie Gonzalez
Jonathan Lee
Dan Magazu
Roxana Marrero
Dr. Carlos Martinez
Bonnie Mitchell
Robin Robinson
Luis Rodriguez
Ben Trapanick
Dr. Linda Vaden-Goad
Dr. Samuel Witt

FSU Chorus Concerts

Winter Concert: Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 7 p.m.
Heineman Ecumenical Center

Spring Concert: Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 7 p.m.
Heineman Ecumenical Center

Midday Performance Series 2014-2015
These concerts are held in the Heineman Ecumenical and Cultural Center and McCarthy Center Forum at 1:30 p.m. on selected Mondays. They and free and open to the general public.

October 6th Capoeira
A Brazilian martial arts form developed by slaves masquerading as a dance/music form has evolved for 500 years.  Anacleto Assis and his troupe bring their artistry, athleticism and passion for an unforgettable experience.
Venue: Forum
     
October 27st  Behri: Sri Lankan Drumming and Dance
Drumming and Dance has a 2500 year old tradition in Sri Lankan culture. Behri shares this art form to further their belief that music, dance and art are universal languages uniting humanity.
Venue: Forum

November 3rd Violinist Benjamin Sung
Violinist Benjamin Sung presents works for solo violin entitled Mix|Remix.  This program begins with the early foundations of the solo violin repertoire in seminal works by Locatelli and Bach.  The rest of the program explores various contemporary responses to the historical tradition, with music of Sciarrino, Corigliano and Gentry.
Venue: Ecumenical and Cultural Center

March 9th  Cat and the Moon
Celtic and bluegrass traditions blended and reimagined by an exciting group of virtuosic young musicians with a sophistication and creativity that is surprising and captivating.  Kathleen Park violin, Ricky Mier five string banjo, Eamon Sefton guitar, Charles Berthoud, electric bass and Elias Alexander, percussion and great highland pipes.
Venue: Ecumenical and Cultural Center

April 6th  Willie J. Laws
Willie J. Laws, gifted singer and guitarist, the last prophet of the funky Texas Blues will be in the house with his quartet featuring our own Bruce Mattson on organ.  Blues with all the safety settings disabled.  It’s slow cooked mesquite barbeque good.
Venue: Forum

April 27th  TBD    
Venue: Ecumenical and Cultural Center


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