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Monday, April 01, 2013

Coffee with Kaizer... Musical happenings for the week of April 1st... NO FOOLING!

Happy April Fools! Yes its the first day of the month and of course as you can see the blog is having a few technical difficulties but nothing that cannot be resolved. So stay tuned!

Have a great and culturally filled week everyone!

Every day this week! 5:00-6:00pm
Enjoy live classical music 

- Monday-Thursday
Guitarist Dirk K. -Jazz/Flamenco/Brazilian/Fusion
- Friday-Sunday
harp and flute duo Kim DeLibero and Alexander Viazovtsev
in the beautiful Spring Garden
Bellagio Conservatory (large garden near the front desk, and self parking)Bellagio
3600 Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas NV 89109Free and Open to the Public

Monday April 1st 7:30pm
Bassoon "April Fool's"concert by Bright Light City Bassoons, a local group of
local professionals, amateurs, and UNLV/high school students, program includes
"St. Louis Blues," "Viva Las Vegas," "Baby Elephant Walk" and the "Muppet Show Theme,"
the concert's theme is "Bassooning with the Stars! "So you think you can play Bassoon?" and
they will perform in costume!
UNLV Beam Music Center - "Doc" Rando Hall
4505 S. Maryland Pkwy
Free and Open to the Public
more info: 702-895-3332

Tuesday April 2nd 7:30pm
Master's Composition Recital featuring composer
Carlos Carrasco performers include the Las Vegas
Master Singers Chamber Chorale, Violinists Dmytro Nehrych and Edward Mendiola,
Violist David Chavez, Flutist Carmella Cao and Clarinetist Tallyn Wesner
reception to follow *flyer attached
UNLV Beam Music Center "Doc" Rando Hall
4505 S. Maryland Pkwy
Free and Open to the Public
more info: 702-895-3332

Wednesday April 3rd 7:30pm
Cello Recital featuring Chang "Eddie" Yue joined by Jae Ahn, Piano. program includes
Bach's Suite No. 6 in D Major and
Tchaikovsky's "Pezzo Capriccioso," Op. 62
UNLV Beam Music Center - "Doc" Rando Hall
4505 S. Maryland Pkwy
Free and Open to the Public
more info: 702-895-3332

Thursday April 4th 5:00pm
Bassoon recital by UNLV Artist in Residence Scott Pool:
Assistant Professor of Bassoon at the University of Texas at Arlington
he has performed with the Tucson Pops Orchestra, Tucson Symphony and
Oklahoma City Philharmonic and performed recitals throughout North and South America
UNLV Beam Music Center - "Doc" Rando Hall
4505 S. Maryland Pkwy
Free and Open to the Public
more info: 702-895-3332

Friday April 5th 7:30pm
Piano/Chamber Music Recital featuringpianist Jae Ahn, violinist Sammi Ciarlo, violist David Chavez,
cellist Jeremy Russo and pianist Grace Kim. Program includes
Bach's Chaconne in D minor Arr. Busoni, Silvestrov's "Epitaph L.B." for Viola and Piano
Rachmoninoff's Elegiac Trio in G minor, Mozart's Sonata in A minor K. 310, Liszt's "Totentanz"
arr. for two pianos by Liszt
UNLV Beam Music Center - "Doc" Rando Hall
4505 S. Maryland Pkwy
Free and Open to the Public
more info: 702-895-3332

Saturday, April 6th 8:00pm
Las Vegas Philharmonic presents a program featuring Brass instruments and includes
Brahms' Symphony No. 3, world-class trumpet duo Barbara Butler and Charles Geyer perform
a suite of Bizet's "Carmen" written for specifically for them by Hunsberger,
Samuel Barber's Overture to "School for Scandal" and a brilliant Brass Canzon by
Giovanni Gabrieli, the guest conductor for this concert is Daniel MeyersSmith Center
361 Symphony Park Ave.
Las Vegas NV 89106
$46-$94 Students with ID may purchase any ticket in any section at 50% off

Sunday April 7th 2:00pm
Chamber Music Recital by CSN Orchestra members
Concert benefits String Studies Program at the College of Southern Nevada
CSN Cheyenne Campus Recital Hall
3200 East Cheyenne Ave., North Las Vegas
$8 adults, $5 students/seniors
more info: 651-5483

Sunday April 7th 7:30pm
Desert Winds Ensemble performs Copland,
Mozart, Milhaud, Lady Gaga and more
including sound bites from daytime talk shows*flyer attached
Green Valley United Methodist Church
2200 Robindale Road, Henderson NV 
$10 adults
more info: 651-5483


Friday April 26 7:00pm
Uncharted Winds Concert program includes Tcherepnin's "Kinder Trio" for Flute Violin and Cello,
Milhaud's Concerto for Flute Violin and Orchestra (piano reduction), First movement of Rorem's
Trio for Flute Cello and Piano and Levitin's Piano Quintet for Piano, Flute, Clarinet, Violin and Cello
performers include Timothy Hoft, Piano; Alexander Viazovtsev, Flute; Marina Sturm, Clarinet;
Lenka Sanchez and Laraine Kaizer-Viazovtsev Violins; Andrew Smith, Cello
Free and Open to the Public
Christ Episcopal Church
2000 South Maryland Pkwy
Las Vegas NV 89104
more info: 735-7655

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