A Winter's Eve of Revelry: International Holiday Celebration

Addresse200 Seymour Ave
CitySaint Michaels
AtSt. Michaels Middle/High School
CountyApache (AZ1142)
200 Seymour Ave
Saint Michaels
St. Michaels Middle/High School
Apache (AZ1142)
Tel 2017-12-17
Categoria Events
A Winter

Carpe Diem Arts and St. Michaels Community Center join together again in presenting the second annual "Winter’s Eve of Revelry" on Sunday, December 17 at 3pm. This year's event will be a holiday celebration of Scandinavian, Ukrainian & Bulgarian song and dance traditions. TICKETS: $10-25 (general admission, sliding scale: pay-what-you-can) and are available for purchase at the door. The event is FREE for children and students ages 18 and under. St. Michaels Auditorium, 200 Seymour Ave., St. Michaels, MD As an additional attraction, the St. Michaels Middle High School chapter of the National Art Honor Society will be selling greeting cards along with small prints of student artwork in an effort to raise funds for our Artist-in-Residence Program. Student artists will be present to share their artwork and enthusiasm about the SMMHS program and its school-wide impact.

Talented musicians include ANDREA HOAG on fiddle with MELISSA RUNNING on nyckelharpa (a traditional Swedish keyed fiddle); JONATHAN EEN NEWTON on the Norwegian Hardanger fiddle, with singers MOLLY HICKMAN and CORINNE DUCEY; LYUTI CHUSHKI Bulgarian Ensemble; the SLAVEYA vocal ensemble, along with members of the St. Michaels Middle High School -- SMMHS CHAMBER CHOIR under the direction of Amy Effler. More info: www.carpediemarts.org/concerts-st-michaels-auditorium or contact busygraham@carpediemarts.org This concert is presented with support from the Talbot County Arts Council with funds from the Maryland State Arts Council with revenues provided by the Maryland State Arts Council, Talbot County Public Schools, the Mid-Shore Community Foundation (MSCF), Artistic Insights Fund, Dock Street Foundation, and individual contributors to the Carpe Diem Arts Outreach Fund c/o MSCF.

FEATURED PERFORMERS Grammy-nominated ANDREA HOAG, winner of the Washington Area Music Award for "best traditional fiddler," has been featured on NPR’s All Things Considered and has performed at festivals and concert venues throughout Europe and the U.S. MELISSA RUNNING is one of very few masters in the world of the extraordinary nyckelharpa from Sweden. www.andreahoag.com The LYUTI CHUSHKI BULGARIAN ENSEMBLE -- named for a spicy Bulgarian appetizer of marinated peppers -- plays traditional instruments from their country with unique vocal accompaniment. www.lyutichushki.com GERDAN: SOUL OF UKRAINE features the world-renowned duo of Andrei Pidkivka (flute) and Solomia Gorokhivska (violin and vocals). www.gerdan.info The SLAVEYA ensemble specializes in the vocal folk music of Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and neighboring regions.

www.slaveya.org JONATHAN EEN NEWTON is an acclaimed Hardanger Norwegian fiddle player and is joined by singing friends Molly Hickman and Corinne Ducey. www.jonathaneennewton.com Members of the ST MICHAELS MIDDLE HIGH SCHOOL CHAMBER CHOIR will perform a Macedonian song titled "Shto mi e Milo" under the direction of Amy Effler. Contact: Busy Graham Carpe Diem Arts Productions PO Box 64, Royal Oak, MD busygraham@carpediemarts.org 301-466-0183 cell / 410-745-5108 home .

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