Bing Music Series in the Atrium
FRIDAY JULY 1, 12:30PM
MR. BARKY — Music from the 1960’s
Always a fun concert, Mr. Barky features the wonderful tenor voice of Ernest Kinsolving and the multi-instrumental playing of Karl Franzen. Take a trip back in time as Mr. Barky perform the soundtrack of the 60’s from the early folk music craze to the later songs of the decade describing the angst of a generation.
WEDNESDAY JULY 6, 12:30PM
HEARTSTRINGS — The Music of Italy
Heartstrings Music is Al Fabrizio on mandolin and Hugo Wainzinger on guitar. These two masters of Italian music will transport you to the sidewalk cafes of Rome, sunny Tuscan landscapes and relaxing gondola trips on the canals of Venice as they play classic Italian folk music, love ballads, and iconic Italian movie themes including the “Godfather” of them all!
FRIDAY JULY 8, 12:30PM
BLACK OLIVE JAZZ — Classic Jazz Standards
Jazz Vocalist, Stanford drama teacher and actress, Kay Kostopoulos brings her all-star ensemble of San Francisco jazz artists to the Atrium to perform classic songs from enduring jazz masters. An elegant singer whose voice is inspired by the golden age of jazz, Kay pays homage to the music of the Gershwins, Cole Porter, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Peggy Lee and others.
WEDNESDAY JULY 13, 12:30PM
WEN-CHUN KU — Classical Piano Recital
Major prize recipient of Harrison Winter Concerto Competition and Taiwan National Competition, Wen-Chun was praised by the critique for her capability of moving an audience through her interpretation and genuine musicality. She has performed and given lectures in recitals and concerts in California and Maryland. This recital will present works of Mozart, Chopin, and Beethoven, and discuss about their background and styles.
FRIDAY JULY 15, 12:30PM
MOONGLOW TRIO — Classic Pop
This is a great trio performing pop, rock, and jazz songs in an intimate acoustic format. The musicianship, vocals and arrangements are something to be experienced as you listen to your favorite tunes from the variety of genres they cover. This group does it all!
WEDNESDAY JULY 20, 12:30PM
FOOLS ON THE HILL — Music of the Beatles
The music of the Beatles transcends all generations and is just as powerful and relevant as it was over 50 years ago! Mike Wollenberg started playing guitar when he was eight years old due in large part to his hearing the Beatles. Multi-instrumentalist Steve Hanson says the music of the Beatles still inspires him and his appreciation for what they did continues to grow.
FRIDAY JULY 22, 12:30PM
STRING SUMMIT — Western Swing
Take a trip back in time when Spade Cooley, Sons of the Pioneers, Bob Wills, and other greats were putting an infectious rhythm to country music. When sawdust was spread on the dance floor and hay bales were the house seats. String Summit brings you this music as it was meant to be played with mandolin, fiddle, steel guitar, acoustic bass and guitar.
WEDNESDAY JULY 27, 12:30PM
THE AMITY ROSE QUARTET — Vintage Vibe Jazz & Originals
Miss Amity Rose hearkens back to an era when sultry female vocalists and entertainers took the reins on the radio and bandstands melting our hearts and stirring our souls with their sass, edge and fire... inspired by such greats as Anita O’Day and Miss Peggy Lee, Miss Amity Rose is a vocal powerhouse who plays inventive interpretations of traditional jazz standards and lesser known gems from the 20s - 50s, with some original pithy art songs thrown into the mix. This upright bass, guitar, drums and ukulele fronted combo is a dose of serious fun and just what the doctor ordered! www.amityrosemusic.com
FRIDAY JULY 29, 12:30PM
AIRS OF LOVE ENSEMBLE — 17th-20th Century Classical Music
Great songs and arias by Handel, Mozart, Bizet, Debussy, Chopin, Piazzolla, Barber, and Ives will be performed by mezzo-soprano Solmaaz Adeli, Jon Mark Hurley, voice/piano, guitarist Jon Mulvey, and flutist Deborah Lee Yates. We will present the world’s best repertoire, from Baroque to American Song.