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“Collage Concert” April 22nd


April 16, 2017
Sunday AM

(SitNews) Ketchikan, Alaska - A concert presentation in the round at Ted Ferry Civic Center will take place on Saturday, April 22nd. Ketchikan Community Concert Band and other musical solos and ensemble groups will perform. Desserts and beverages will be served with background music provided starting at 6:30 p.m.

Soloists will include Dave Kiffer on alto and soprano saxophones, vocalist Kelly Burke, flutist Jamie Karlson and George Shaffer and Patrick Enright on percussion instruments.

Ensembles to be featured are the Ketchikan Community Concert Band, the Passing Winds Woodwind Quintet, Rachel and the Brassholes Brass Quintet, Windjammers Big Band, and the Scattered Sunshine Trombone Choir. A select “Farmer Ensemble” will present “Barnyard Boogie” and the trumpet section will be featured in “Bugler’s Holiday”. 

Performances will occur all around the hall, with a number of additional surprises in store for the audience. A total of 192 tickets are on sale, with seating for eight people at each table – tickets can only be purchased in advance and will not be available at the door.The last collage concert performed by community musicians took place in 1993, at the high school. The civic center will provide an ideal venue for this unique concert. 

Tickets are available at McPherson Music, the Ketchikan Area Arts & Humanities Council and from band members.


Editing by Mary Kauffman, SitNews


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