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Jazz in January – Register at www.GetLearning.org
Jazz in January with the Arrowhead Region’s most sought after collaborative artist and educator, Jazz, and Jazz Manouche guitarist Sam Miltich. This Jazz Workshop for Adult String Musicians will develop jazz and improvisation technique for the violin, viola, cello, bass or guitar musician ranging in experience from beginner to advanced. No previous jazz experience required. Choose to any of the five workshops which will take place in the Reif Performing Arts Center, Ensemble Room from 6:30 to 8:00pm on January 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th and February 4th. Workshops are $32 for one session. Registrations for multiple days are discounted. Register online by following the link Register for Jazz in January
Itasca Symphony Orchestra Concert Season 2018/2019
February 16, 2019 Latin theme with trumpet soloist Earl Salemink
We’ll warm up one February night with hot Latin music. The featured soloist for this concert is talented trumpeter Mr. Earl Salemink. Salemink will perform the solo in Johnny Cowell’s Virgin de la Macarena. The ISO trumpet section and Salemink will also be featured in Leroy Anderson’s Bugler’s Holiday. The orchestra will also perform Leroy Anderson’s Blue Tango, Arturo Marquez’s Danzón Number 2, Jose Pablo Moncayo’s Huapango and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s Cappriccio Espangnole.
Earl Salemink has served as the principal trumpet for the DSSO since 1989 and has performed solos throughout the Midwest over the span of his career. Salemink teaches trumpet at the University of Wisconsin, Superior.
May 11, 2019 Featuring the New Standards
The Twin Cities based Big Band Trio will be bringing their eclectic mix of music to perform with the Itasca Orchestra. Some of the musical selections include songs performed by Prince, Elvis Costello and the Clash. They are creating a worldwide following as they reinvent music performed by pop, funk and jazz musicians. Their exceptional musicianship and engaging performance will make this a show you won’t want to miss.
This activity is made possible by voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.
Watch this clip of their fantastic concert with the Minnesota Orchestra.
Where: Reif Center, Wilcox Theater
Myles Reif Performing Arts Center
720 Conifer Drive
Grand Rapids MN 55744
When: All concerts are at 7:30 pm
Concert prices are $17 for adults, $15 for seniors or $5 for students
Tickets are available online through the Reif box office or at the door.
Strings Program Student Concerts 2018/2019 Season
December 13, 2018
Davies Theater, Itasca Community College
*Please note – This concert is not held at the Reif Center!
Monday, March 25, 2019
Ensemble Concert with The Artaria Quartet
Location to be determined
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Wilcox Theater, Reif Performing Arts Center
All rehearsal times and concert dates are also listed on our Calendar.