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Friday, August 11, 2017

Aaron Minsky Von Cello (-)

AARON MINSKY VON CELLO

Lecture Recital
FROM ROCK TO BACH & BACK

Friday 11 August  5.30pm
Prince Edward Auditorium, Collegiate School

American cellist, Aaron Minsky, is among the most influential string musicians of his generation. His "celtar" style (combining cello and guitar technique) has entered the popular and classical worlds. His over a dozen music books, published by Oxford University Press, have become standard repertoire. He composed the first classical arrangement ever approved by Ice Nine (the Grateful Dead's publisher) titled "Dead Cello".
Minsky is a Yamaha Artist and an O'Addario Artist. He has performed with top orchestras around the world as well as through the USA with his rock band "Von Cello".


In this short lecture, Minsky will discuss how he started as a rock guitarist, found Bach when he switched to classical cello, and then combined the two. The main thrust of his music is the combining of rock and classical. He may also discuss the Jewish influence along with other influences such as jazz, latin, celtic and modern classical, which have been added as flavoring to the main rock/classical mix.

Finish approx. 6.40pm

Adult $25
CMW subscriber $20
Student $5

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Let the Good Times Roll (-)

Sharyn Underwood School of Dance

LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL
 
Friday 4 &  Saturday 5  August  8pm
Friday 11 &  Saturday 12  August  8pm
Friday 18  August  8pm
Sunday 20  August  2pm
Amdram Theatre, Guyton Street


The Dance School is at present fund-raising for a trip to Sydney for 12 of their senior students in October. The trip is to extend their dance education and they will be taking classes at Sydney Dance Company and Ettingshausens Performing Arts Centre and also visiting other well-known studios around Sydney.

“Let the Good Times Roll” is a great show of dance and music - a family cabaret suitable for all ages.
The bar will be open and finger food supplied for the evening shows. The tables seat 10 so it is ideal for a group to have a fun night out.
NB the bar is not open for the Sunday matinee.

Evening shows $25 each
Sunday Matinee $15 each

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