WINTER SOLSTICE HOUSE CONCERT:
This event is full, we can not accept any more reservations
Date & Time:
Sunday, December 21, 2014
Doors open at 3:00 p.m., show starts at 3:30
(1429 E. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo)
Reservation Email: email@example.com
(space is limited, reservation required)
$10 if you can, $5 if you can’t
(all proceeds go to musicians)
ABOUT THE MUSIC
Hazeltree is an ensemble of close female harmonies, guitars, mountain dulcimer, fiddle, and drum creating ethereal versions of traditional songs from the British Isles and America. The trio specializes in programmatic concerts and will be delighting us with a special collection for the Winter Solstice. In Irish tree lore, the hazel embodies creativity, wisdom, and transformation.
You can listen to a sample of their music here: www.soundcloud.com/innyhilliday
- Ginny Shilliday plays guitar, bodhran, mountain dulcimer, and is the lead singer of Hazeltree. She has studied traditional singing with Bridget Fitzgerald, Len Graham, Margaret Bennett and others, and sings in English, Irish, and Scots Gaelic. She also sings with Early Music Michigan.
- Vivan Abramowitz, guitarist has studied with Robin Bullock, Tony Cuffe, and others. Playing since the age of ten, she has performed in Classical, Celtic, and Old-time music groups. She also plays mandolin, octave mandola and cittern.
- Raina McNeel is at home in orchestras as well as traditional music circles. She has played fiddle since childhood, and has studied with Tammy Clark and Patrick Orceau. She also plays whistle, banjo, guitar, and sings harmony vocals with Hazeltree. In her spare time, she’s a physicist.
Hazeltree will perform their music in the first half, followed by circle singing with the Trybal Revival Circle Singers after a break.
ABOUT THE VENUE
This is a house concert—we do our best to fit as many people as we can and still be comfortable. Because space is limited we require reservations, simply email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know you’re coming, and if you find you can not come, please let us know so we can give your seat to someone else.
We host house concerts to provide an opportunity for folks to enjoy quality music in an up-close and quiet listening environment. While we like to encourage inter-generational activities, we ask that you use your judgement about bringing children.
Directions & Parking
From downtown Kalamazoo, follow Michigan Avenue east. Just after the King Highway turnoff get in the right lane and stay right as you pass under the viaduct (you are still on E. Michigan Ave). Straight through light at E. Main, continuing on E. Michigan — we’re in the next block on the left just past the community garden — look for yellow house with grey fence. Unlimited street parking available on E. Michigan Avenue. Use the arbor entrance from E. Michigan to house.