LACONIA — The Unitarian Universalist Society of Laconia will host a concert of the great art songs of the 20th and 21st century reinterpreted on soprano saxophone and accompanied on piano on Sunday, March 22 at 2 p.m.
Tom Robinson, soprano saxophone and Noelle Beaudin, piano, will present pieces from Spain, France and Latin America and featuring the works of de Falla, Granados, Faure, Poulenc, Satie, and Villa-Lobos.
Tom Robinson studied saxophone at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio where he received his Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies. He teaches jazz piano, saxophone and directs the jazz band for St. Paul's School in Concord, NH. He is a member of the Concord Community Music School Musicians of Wall Street, and the Plymouth State University faculty jazz quartet. He has a busy performance schedule as a soloist, sideman, and as part of a trio with drummer Tim Gilmore, and bassist John Hunter. The trio's recording Skylight features original music.
Noelle Beaudin studied piano performance and composition at the Boston Conservatory of Music and performed frequently in the Boston area before moving to France and the UK. She now has a busy studio and music summer camp in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire and enjoys performing throughout New England as a soloist or accompanist.
Tickets are $10, and available at the door. The church is located at 172 Pleasant Street in Laconia. Light refreshments will be available. For further information contact Patty Sarausky at 848-2469.
Last Updated on Thursday, 12 March 2015 08:46
FRANKLIN — The Franklin Opera House is pleased to celebrate its sixth year as host of the NH Fiddle Ensemble, led by Ellen Carlson. The 2 p.m. matinee takes place on Sunday, April 19th at the Opera House inside City Hall in downtown Franklin.
The Ensemble has been delighting audiences for years and displays incredible fiddle talent as well as other instruments for a wonderful blend. Visit franklinoperahouse.org for ticketing information. Tickets can also be purchased at the box office starting at 1 p.m. the day of the performance.
Last Updated on Thursday, 12 March 2015 09:02
FRANKLIN — The Franklin Elks Club will host a Comedy Night Fundraiser on Friday, March 27, to support the Honor Flight Program.
The benefit at the Elks Club on Central Street will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a prime rib dinner. The comedy show, featuring Tom Hayes and Rob Steen, will follow at 8 p.m. Admission is $20 in advance or $25 at the door.
Tickets can be obtained by calling Frank at 934-4667 or George and Nancy Labonte at 286-4446.
The Honor Flight Program transports local World War II veterans, and terminally ill veterans from other wars, to Washington, D.C., to visit and reflect on their memorials.
Last Updated on Thursday, 12 March 2015 08:40
MEREDITH — The Meredith Area Chamber of Commerce announces that the 2015 promotional brochure is ready for distribution. According to Susan Cerutti, executive director of the Meredith Area Chamber of Commerce, the brochure is the centerpiece of the Chamber's marketing program and is aimed at attracting overnight visitors to the area.
The distribution of the brochure is primarily out of state, with the majority being placed in corporate locations in New England. The early arrival and distribution insures that prospective visitors have access to the brochure during the winter months while they are in the planning stages of their summer travel plans. The 2015 brochures will be distributed high traffic tourist locations on Cape Cod and in the Boston Area as well as at various travel shows.
In addition, the brochure is sent out to inquiries received at the Chamber. In state distribution will be at the state rest areas and in selected locations frequented by the traveling public in the White Mountain, the Seacoast, and the Merrimack Valley. The brochure is a 24-page, four color guide listing the area's attractions, restaurants, specialty shops, accommodations, and local services. In keeping with the theme of attracting visitors to the area, the brochure features information about the major events taking place in the area as well as a map showing the major routes into Meredith.
Those interested in receiving a copy of the 2015 Meredith brochure may contact the Chamber at 279-6121. The brochure can also be downloaded from the Chamber's website at www.meredithareachamber.com.
Last Updated on Thursday, 12 March 2015 08:37
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