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Music in the Library: Shirley Wang, Vocalist/Pianist and Donna Topp, Pianist

Friday, March 20, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Hear the classical piano and vocal stylings of the Duo: Shirley Wang, vocalist/pianist and Donna Topp, pianist. Enjoy a children's themed piano 4-hands performance with The Dolly Suite, Kittens on the Keys, and the Chopsticks Tango Fantastico; as well as folk songs & gospel music arrangements for the classical soprano voice. This diverse program is a great way to introduce classical music for newcomers. Yet the selections and performance are sophisticated enough to tantalize the most seasoned classical connoisseurs. Ms. Wang is an award winning vocal soloist. Her voice has been heard across the country, including the revered Carnegie Hall as a featured soloist. Mrs. Topp has been a piano soloist and a collaborative artist throughout the East Coast. Her performance has been heard throughout the Northeast as well as the state of Florida. Shirley and Donna are currently performing this program throughout the state of Florida.


Music in the Library: Sean Gaskell features the West African Kora

Saturday, April 11, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Sean Gaskell will give a performance on the Kora, an ancient 21-stringed harp from West Africa. Gaskell's performance will feature traditional songs that are the heart and soul of the Koras musical repertoire in addition to some of his own personal compositions. Gaskell has mesmerized audiences across the US, The Gambia, and Senegal with his heart rendering performances that spotlight the West African Kora. Gaskell studied the Kora under the instruction of Malamini Jobarteh and Moriba Kuyateh throughout multiple visits to Brikama, The Gambia.


Music in the Library: Evan Taylor Jones

Saturday, April 25, 2015 at South Trail Branch

Evan Taylor Jones is a singer, songwriter, and performer from the city of Orlando, FL. In just three short years, Evan has made a name for himself around Florida as one of the top soul performers. In 2013, Evan made the transition to full-time performer, playing over 100 shows around the state of Florida.


Music in the Library: Claude Bourbon

Sunday, October 11, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Medieval and Spanish Blues

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