New Orleans jazz band tempts Community Concert members |

New Orleans jazz band tempts Community Concert members

Staff Report

Talent fresh from Broadway will appear in Glenwood Springs with the appearance of “Orange Kellin’s New Orleans Blue Serenaders” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, at the Glenwood Springs High School auditorium.

Admission is by membership ticket, but anyone who purchases season tickets for next year will be admitted free of charge. Ticket sellers will be available in the school lobby before the show and during intermission.

Music arranger and clarinetist Orange Kellin brings a trio of hot New Orleans musicians on piano, clarinet and percussion.

Subscriptions for next year’s concerts will be sold at the April 1 performance, presented by the Glenwood SpringsConcert Association. Membership will entitle pass holders to attend five outstanding concerts during the 2003-2004 season.

The association presents a concert series of classical, ethnic, folk and popular music. All revenues go towards artist fees and administrative and technical concert costs.

Coming next season:

Sept. 25: Gran Folklorico de Mexico, an exciting fiesta of song, dance and costumes depicting Mexican folklore;

Oct. 21: Butch Thompson’s Big Three, classic American jazz;

Nov. 19: Elisabeth von Trapp, timeless ballads, modern folk and country;

Feb. 3: Antonio Pompa-Baldi, piano;

March 27: Tiller’s Folly, Canadian Celtic band.

Costs for the 2003-2004 series remain the same as this year, $35 for adults, $15 for student and $80 for a family.

Friends purchase one ticket for $50 or two for $100; patrons purchase four tickets for $200; donors purchase six tickets for $500; and sponsors receive 10 tickets for $1,000.

Tickets can be purchased by mailing a check to Glenwood Springs Concert Association, P.O. Box 214, Glenwood Springs, CO 81602.

For more information call Judy O’Donnell at 945-7149, Sue Heffer at 963-2428, or Frances Rose, 285-7855.

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