Bing Music Series in the Atrium
WEDNESDAY AUGUST 5, 12:30PM
TEMESCAL STRING QUARTET — Classical Music
This string quartet has some of the finest classical musicians on the scene. For this concert they will be performing compositions by Joseph Haydn and Alexander Borodin: Joseph Haydn, String Quartet in C Major, op. 74, #1, Allegro moderato, Andantino grazioso, Menuetto, allegro, Finale, vivace. Alexander Borodin, String Quartet No. 2 in D Major, Allegro moderato, Scherzo, Nocturne, Finale.
FRIDAY AUGUST 7, 12:30PM
TLC — Pop & Soul Music
The TLC trio plays a musical mixture of great American songs from artists like Ray Charles, Leon Russell, Stevie Wonder as well as smooth grooves from Marvin Gaye and Van Morrison. These musicians cover a lot of territory with superb musicianship, vocals, and showmanship.
WEDNESDAY AUGUST 12, 12:30PM
EaR CANDY TRIO — Fun Classic American Compositions
The EaR Candy Trio is dedicated to the proposition that to steal from one artist is plagiarism but to steal from everybody is research. Digging a little deeper to uncover hidden gems in the early repertoire of Duke Ellington, Red Allen, Jelly Roll Morton as well as diverse and more recent influences such as television themes and Latin music. A goofy sense of humor, heavy grooves and good times will be the order of the day.
FRIDAY AUGUST 14, 12:30PM
THE VOICES OF OPERA — Opera & Classical Selections
This concert will feature some great selections of opera, classical, and American Theatre Standards. Truly something for everyone! Opera selections will include popular operatic hits by Puccini, Verdi, and Mozart. American Musical Theater standards from My Fair Lady, Camelot, and Cole Porter. Instrumental features Chopin Étude Op. 10 No.5 and Rachmaninov Prelude Op. 32 No. 12. Ryan Bradford, Jessie Nielson, Soprano, Bethany Wang, Pianist
WEDNESDAY AUGUST 19, 12:30PM
FRISKY FROLICS — Tin Pan Alley
In today's music industry, the fear of obsolescence exerts a powerful influence unless you're the Frisky Frolics. With a ukulele-driven program of Tin Pan Alley-era classics the quartet revels in the outdated, dusty gems from our grandparents' 78 rpm record collections.
FRIDAY AUGUST 21, 12:30PM
IRISH EYES — Celtic Music
Always a fun concert, Irish Eyes features the wonderful tenor voice of Ernest Kinsolving, the multi-instrumental playing of Karl Franzen and they will be joined by special guest Valerie Rose. They perform traditional Irish folk tunes and pub songs from the Emerald Isle with a little fun history thrown in to describe their origins.
WEDNESDAY AUGUST 26, 12:30PM
MINOR THIRDS TRIO — Jazz & Jazz - influenced Pop Music
Led by guitarist Brian Fitzgerald, the Minor Thirds Trio is an engaging, multi-layered musical convergence that features Fitzgerald on 7-string guitar, Jesse Elias on traditional guitar, and Patrick North on acoustic bass. This trio uses remarkable communication skills to create thoughtful, sophisticated arrangements that feature a captivating, unique sound. A listener will be treated to anything from hard swinging traditional jazz arrangements to re-imagined classic pop tunes often disguised in clever, thought-provoking arrangements.
FRIDAY AUGUST 28, 12:30PM
TRADER VIC’S SURVIVOR BAND — The Music of Hawaii
Fire up the Tiki torches, put on your favorite flower print shirt, and bring some Spam sushi. The Trader Vic's Survivor Band is coming to the Atrium for some fun and great Hawaiian Music. The Trader Vic's Survivor Band is a quartet who plays favorite Hapa Haole (Hawaiian songs in English) as well as traditional Hawaiian songs.