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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Coffee with Kaizer... Musical happenings for the week of February 17...

Wednesday February 19th 7:30pm
UNLV Symphony Orchestra directed by Taras Krysa along with special guest
violinist Oleh Krysa (violin professor at Eastman School of Music) present a concert dedicated
"in loving memory of Tatiana" the program includes:
Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 1 and
Rimsky Korsakov's "Scheherezade" Ham Hall
4505 Maryland Pkwy
Las Vegas NV 89154
$10, $8 seniors/staff/military/faculty, students with ID receive 1 free ticket
more info: 702-895-3332

Thursday February 20th 7:30pm
Chamber Music concert featuring Las Vegas Philharmonic Concertmaster De Ann Letourneau, UNLV professors of piano: Timothy Hoft, cello: Andrew Smith, viola: Jason Bonham and clarinet: Marina Sturm; program includes Haydn's Piano Trio No. 39, Brahms' Clarinet Trio in a minor, Turina's Piano Quartet in a minor, and Diego Vega's Piano QuartetDoc Rando Hall
4505 Maryland Pkwy
Las Vegas NV 89154
$25, discounted senior/military/staff/faculty and student rush tickets available
more info: 702-895-2787

Friday February 21st 12:00pm
Cello/Vocal recital by Shana Tucker, she performs jazz/folk standards and her own original works on cello while singing. "You rarely see Joni Mitchell invoked as a reference point because her music is so uniquely individual. In Shana Tucker, we have a worth successor." -David Menconi, News and Observer, Raleigh, NC
Lloyd D. George US Courthouse - Jury Room
333 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas NV
Free and Open to the Public,
must have ID for entry
more info: 702-388-6355

Sunday February 23rd 4:00pm and 6:00pm
The Winners of next weekend's Bolognini competition for Young Classical Musicians 9-18 years of age,
will display their prize winning talents
Green Valley Presbyterian Church
1798 Wigwam Pkwy
Henderson NV 89074
Free and Open to the Public a voluntary donation will be received
more info: 702-454-8484

Sunday February 23rd 4:00pm 
Organ/Strings/Flute/and Voice Chamber Music recital featuring
organist Dr. Dorothy Young Riess, cellist Jeremy Woolstenhulme, bassist Bill Bailey, vocalists Kelly Bailey-Martinez, Kristi Bailey, Jonathan Mancheni, Nathan Van Arsdale, and Isabella Ivy and flutist Julie Ivy. The program includes Handel, Bach, Saint-Saens, and Wagner
First Christian Church
101 S. Rancho Dr.
Las Vegas NV 89106
Free and Open to the Public,  voluntary donation to benefit the Alzheimer's Association will be received
more info: 702-384-1544

Friday February 21st 7:30pm
Saturday February 22nd 2:00pm and 7:30pm
Sunday February 23rd 2:00pm

Traditional Chinese Music, Dance and Costumes performed by the amazing Shen Yun performing group
Smith Center for the Performing Arts
361 Symphony Park Ave.
Las Vegas NV 89106
more info: 702-749-2000

Sunday February 23rd 8:30am-7:00pm
Flute recital, and masterclasses hosted by the Las Vegas Flute Club featuring guest artist Alexa Still
9:00am Technique class with Anastasia Petanova (room 160), 10:00am Masterclass with Alexa Still(Doc Rando Hall) 1:00pm Improvisation workshop with Miguel Rodriguez (room 160)
Beam Music Center (BMC) room 160 
&Doc Rando Hall
4505 Maryland Pkwy
Las Vegas NV 89154
$25 for non-members $15 for members
more info: 702-895-2787

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