PORT ORFORD — The Mildred Hill concerts and related cultural experiences are presented by Port Orford and Langlois libraries.
The 2014 Mildred Hill Concert Series will launch March 1, with the first of four concerts. Warm up to the series will begin in February with the first performer, Keven Carr presenting a workshop on the history of bagpipes from around the world. That workshop will be at the Port Orford Library at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25 and at 7 p.m. the Langlois Library hosts a film called “Local Hero.” The concerts will be In March, May, July and September, all on Saturday, 7 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church at Washington and 20th one block east of U.S. Highway 101, behind the Laundromat.
• Saturday, March 1: Kevin Carr Duo, folk concert
Carr tells stories and plays a variety of bagpipes, fiddles and other instruments and will be accompanied by his son, Daniel, on guitar.
• Saturday, May 31: Amanda Mora Duo, vocal concert
Amanda Mora Jones and Mollie Rose Fischer favor us with Amanda’s voice and Mollie’s cello played in unusual styles to fit the music, much of which is written by Amanda. Vocal harmony is sprinkled throughout.
• Saturday, July 19: Brinckman-Rogers Duo, classical concert
Tessa Brinckman, will perform using six different flutes and David Rogers, will play guitars — combined they will play classical music.
On July 15, prior to the concert, Tessa Brinckman will present a workshop on the flutes she plays — ancient and modern instruments at Langlois Library at 2:30 p.m. There also will be a film hosted at the Port Orford Library at 7 p.m.
• Saturday, Sept. 13: Will Snyder, jazz concert
Will Snyder will solo on the Kawai baby grand in both jazz and classical music. In 2013 he was guest pianist with Pieces of 8 Jazz from Coos Bay-North Bend. He is a third generation musician, springing from the Jensen family known throughout Coos and Curry counties.
Season brochures are available at the libraries, Zion Lutheran Church, at the galleries in Port Orford and at One Lump or Two, our ticket outlet. Single tickets cost $12 and youth through age 18 will be admitted free. Season passes cost $40, a savings of $8. Tickets can be purchased at One Lump or Two, at the door or by phone at 541-332-9002. Season passes are available through March 1, and three concert passes for $30 up to show time on May 31.
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