The work of Harry Burleigh, the grandson of a slave, born in Erie, Pennsylvania, and one of a tiny number of black musicians of his time trained in a European Classical tradition, provided the inspiration for two of the compositions to be performed during the Windham Orchestra's African-American Spirituals Concert.
Proceeds from this concert will benefit the Brattleboro Music Center's Music in the Schools program. Tickets, general admission $15, students/seniors $7, donors $25, patrons $50, are available in advance by calling the BMC at 257-4523 or visiting www.brattleborotix.com.
Easter Gospel Sing in East Alstead
On Saturday, April 3 there will be an Easter Gospel Sing featuring two local gospel bands - The Right Path and Middle River Gospel Band - at 7:30 p.m., at the Mole Hill Theatre on Gilsum Mine Road in East Alstead, NH.
Flute Performance at Studio Time & Space
A flute performance entitled "The Art of Solo Flute" will be given by Kathi Byam at Studio Time and Space on Main Street in Springfield (in the back of Furman's building--go down the left side to the door) on Sunday, March 21 at 4 p.m.
Byam will play several compositions written for solo flute, including music written by Johann Sebastian Bach, Marin Marais, C.P.E. Bach, Carl Nielsen, Arthur Honegger, Oistein Sommerfeldt, and herself.
Donations will be accepted.
For more information call 885-5129 or visit www.studiotimeandspace.org.
Walpole Artisans Artist Reception
The Walpole Artisans Cooperative at 52 Main Street in Walpole, NH will "welcome in spring" with a Featured Artist Reception on Friday, March 26 from 5-7 p.m. The featured artists are Terri Lipman, Darren Honey and Joe Beer, the newest members of the Walpole Artisan Cooperative.
For more information call 603-756-3020, visit www.walpoleartisans.org. or stop by the Walpole Artisan Cooperative Wednesday - Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-3 p.m.