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Monday, June 15, 2015

Coffee with Kaizer... Musical happenings for the week of June 15...

Tuesday June 16th 7:00pm
Traditional Brazilian Jazz including works by Egberto, Gismonti, Camargo, Pascoal, featuring pianist Alex Clements, saxophonist and flutist Eric Tewalt, bassist Jeff Davis and percussionists Pepe Jimenez and Kurt Rasmussen
Artifice
1025 First St. #100
Las Vegas NV 89101
Free and Open to the Public
more info: 702-489-6339

Friday June 19th 7:00pm
Saturday June 20th 7:00pm
Traditional Samba and Choros from Rio de Janeiro by classical guitarists: Assad brothers
and jazz guitarist Romero Lubambo
Cabaret Jazz Theater
Smith Center
361 Symphony Park Ave.
Las Vegas NV
$35-$59
more info: 702-749-2000

Saturday June 20th 2:00pm
Violin recital featuring William Wainwright, he will perform a variety of styles including
gypsy jazz, country, celtic and much more
Winchester Cultural Center
3130 McLeod Dr.
Las Vegas NV
Free and Open to the Public
more info: 702-455-7340

Saturday June 20th 5:00pm
Gypsy Jazz festival starting with pre-concert cocktails and performances, performers include New Hot Club of America, International String Trio featuring incredible guitarist Olli Soikkeli and amazing jazz violinist Leah Zeger, festival is called "DjangoVegas"
Historic Fifth Street School
401 S. 4th St.
Las Vegas NV
$15 at the door, $10 in advance
more info: 702-229-ARTS





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Monday, June 08, 2015

Coffee with Kaizer... Musical happenings for the week of June 8...

Tuesday June 9th 6:00pm
Traditional music dance and more from around the world including belly dancing, Taiko drumming, Japanese folk dancing, Chinese Lion dancing, Mariachi and more!
Winchester Cultural Community Center
3130 McLeod Dr.
Las Vegas NV 89107
$10 at door, $8 in advance
more info: 702-455-7340 

Thursday June 11th 7:30pm
Chamber music concert, program includes: Barber's Adagio for String Quartet, Dvorak's "American" String Quartet No. 12, John Adams' "Hallelujah Junction" for Two Pianos and Paul Schoenfield's "Cafe Music" for Piano Trio, performers include: violinists Philip Setzer, Clara Lyon, and Jennifer Caine, violists David Chavez, Chieh-Fan Yiu, cellists Arnold Choi, and Sally Singer and pianists Oksana Ezhokina and Christina Dahl, event is part of "Las Vegas Wine and Music" series
Nevada State Museum at Springs Preserve
333 S. Vegas Valley
Las Vegas NV 89107
$79 includes wine, hors d'oeuvres, coffee/tea sweets, and Museum souvenir,
$199 gets you 3 nights of chamber music and wine, more info at www.lasvegaswineandmusic.com
become a donor and watch some rehearsals
more info: 702-997-1806

Friday June 12th 7:30pm
Traditional drumming of Japan by "Taiko Ten"
UNLV Student Union Courtyard
4505 S. Maryland Pkwy
Las Vegas NV 89154
Free and Open to the Public
more info: http://natc.taikocommunityalliance.org/taiko-ten/

Friday June 12th 7:30pm
Opera Las Vegas under the direction of Gregory Buchalter and Henry Akina (director of Hawaii Opera) will perform with a full live orchestra: Puccini's "Madama Butterfly," soloists include Metropolitan starts: Inna Los, Viktor Antipenko, and Daniel Sutin
UNLV Judy Bailey Theater
4505 S. Maryland Pkwy
Las Vegas NV 89154
$55-$95
more info: 702-895-2787

Friday June 12th 7:30pm
Chamber music concert program includes: Luciano Berio's "Folk Songs" for soprano, harp, clarinet, cello, viola and percussion, Poulenc's "Sextet" for winds and piano, Andrew Normans' "Guide to Rome" for piano trio, and Tchaikovsky's "Souvenir de Florence" for String Sextet, performers include: violinists Clara Lyon, Jennifer Caine, and Christina McGann, violists David Chavez, Chieh-Fan Yiu, cellists Arnold Choi, and Sally Singer, pianist Christina Dahl, flutist Carol Wincenc, clarinetist Alan Kay, oboist Pedro Diaz, bassoonist Frank Morelli, horn player Javier Gandara, harpist Michelle Gott, soprano Wonjung Kim, percussionists Charles Gott and Ian Sullivan, this event is part of "Las Vegas Wine and Music" series
Nevada State Museum at Springs Preserve
333 S. Vegas Valley
Las Vegas NV 89107
$79 includes wine, hors d'oeuvres, coffee/tea sweets, and Museum souvenir,
$199 gets you 3 nights of chamber music and wine, more info at www.lasvegaswineandmusic.com
become a donor and watch some rehearsals
more info: 702-997-1806

Saturday June 13th 7:30pm
Chamber music concert, program includes William Bolcom's "Garden of Eden" for Two Pianos, Andy Akiho's "LiGNeous 1" for Marimba and String Quartet, Copland's "Quiet City" for Trumpet, English Horn and Strings, as well as his "Appalachian Spring" for 13 Musicians, and Dvorak's Piano Quintet No. 2 in A Major for Winds and Piano, performers include:
violinists Samantha Ciarlo, Clara Lyon, Jennifer Caine, and Christina McGann, violists David Chavez, Chieh-Fan Yiu, cellists Arnold Choi, and Sally Singer, pianists Oksana Ezhokina, Alexandria Le and Christina Dahl, trumpeter Thomas Bergeron, flutist Carol Wincenc, clarinetist Alan Kay, english horn and oboist Pedro Diaz, bassoonist Frank Morelli, horn player Javier Gandara, and marimba player Ian Sullivan,this event is part of "Las Vegas Wine and Music" series
Nevada State Museum at Springs Preserve
333 S. Vegas Valley
Las Vegas NV 89107
$79 includes wine, hors d'oeuvres, coffee/tea sweets, and Museum souvenir,
$199 gets you 3 nights of chamber music and wine, more info at www.lasvegaswineandmusic.com
become a donor and watch some rehearsals
more info: 702-997-1806

Saturday June 13th 8:00pm
Traditional music and dance of Japan featuring the best Taiko drum performing groups from North America and Japan, featuring a special guest Japanese Folk Dancer: Chieko Kojima
Ham Hall
UNLV
4505 S. Maryland Pkwy
Las Vegas NV 89154
$30 all seats
more info: 702-895-2787

Sunday June 14th 2:00pm
Opera Las Vegas under the direction of Gregory Buchalter and Henry Akina (director of Hawaii Opera) will perform with a full live orchestra: Puccini's "Madama Butterfly," soloists include Metropolitan starts: Inna Los, Viktor Antipenko, and Daniel Sutin
UNLV Judy Bailey Theater
4505 S. Maryland Pkwy
Las Vegas NV 89154
$55-$95
more info: 702-895-2787

Sunday June 14th 5:00pm
Traditional Jewish and Eastern European music
Summerlin Library
1771 Inner Circle Dr.
Las Vegas NV 89134
Free and Open to the Public
more info: 818-419-1606 (Svetlana)

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Thursday, June 04, 2015

First Friday in Downtown Las Vegas has arrived!

Just when you thought it couldn't get any better BAM they are taking First Friday to the next level! So they tweaked the lineup, added more music and changed up the footprint to keep the zany event more exciting than ever. 

When - Friday June 5, 2015 - 5 PM
Where - Charleston and Main
FREE




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Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Coffee with Kaizer... Musical happenings for the week of June 1...

Wednesday June 3rd 1:00pm (Clark County)
Flute and Guitar recital by husband and wife duo "Folias Flute and Guitar Duo"
classically trained they perform original material inspired by the tango music of Piazzolla, jazz and more,
they are based out of Grand Rapids MI.
Clark County Library
1401 E. Flamingo Rd.
Las Vegas NV 89119


Wednesday June 3rd 6:00pm (West Charleston)
Flute and Guitar recital by husband and wife duo "Folias Flute and Guitar Duo"
classically trained they perform original material inspired by the tango music of Piazzolla, jazz and more,
they are based out of Grand Rapids MI.
Sahara Library
9600 W. Sahara
Las Vegas NV 89117
both are
Free and Open to the Public
more info: 702-507-3458

Friday June 5th 7:30pm
Organ recital by James David Christie, head of organ department at Oberlin College
Doc Rando Hall
Beam Music Center
UNLV
4505 S. Maryland Pkwy
Las Vegas NV 89154
Free and Open to the Public
more info: 702-898-5455

Saturday June 6th 2:00pm
Trombone quartet concert by "Dynamic Brass" led by Walt Boenig, program includes classical, pop and more.
Charleston Heights Center
800 Brush St.
Las Vegas NV
Free and Open to the Public
more info: 702-229-6383

Saturday June 6th 8:00pm
Henderson Symphony performs the movie score to Charle Chaplin's movie "The Kid" as the
movie plays above them on a giant screen
Henderson Pavilion
200 Green Valley Pkwy
Henderson NV 89015
Free and Open to the Public, 10$ donation suggested
more info: 702-229-6383

Sunday June 7th 2:00pm
Brass Band concert by Las Vegas Brass, program includes classical, pop and more
Clark County Library
1401 E. Flamingo Rd.
Las Vegas NV 89119
Free and Open to the Public
more info: 702-507-3459

Sunday June 7th 5:30pm
Flute and clarinet recital by flutist Francisco Barbosa and clarinetist Sergio Coelho, program includes Debussy's "Syrinx,"
Stravinsky's "3 Pieces for Solo Clarinet," Villa-Lobos' "Choro No. 2 for Flute and Clarinet," and much more
UNLV Doc Rando Hall - Beam Music Center
4505 S. Maryland Pkwy
Las Vegas NV 89154
Free and Open to the Public
more info: 702-895-3332


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