EOS Project takes audience on a 'journey'

BRATTLEBORO — The Brattleboro Music Center's EOS (Educate-Open-Strengthen) Project presents "Journey" on Sunday, Nov. 5, at the Brattleboro Music Center. The 4 p.m. concert will feature compositions, songs, and improvisations of classical, jazz, Aboriginal, and Native American music.

This program follows one musician along a diverse musical journey has included playing with symphony orchestras, exploring jazz, and performing children's and family music with the (1)RosenShontz duo.

The audience will hear works of composers encountered over the years - including (2)Marjorie Adams, Scott Joplin, Amy Beach, Carlos Nakai, Miles Davis, Cab Calloway, and Louis Armstrong - and be introduced to the influences of the Native American and Aboriginal musical traditions. The concert will feature an array of instruments, including clarinets, recorders, voice, bass, percussion, piano, and didgeridoo.

Performers include BMC faculty members Bill Shontz, winds and voice; Becky Graber, piano; and Steve Rice, percussion; as well as Vermont Jazz Center faculty member Eugene Uman, piano; and retired Keene State College faculty Don Baldini, bass.

Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door; they are available at, 802-257-4523, or [email protected]. A limited number of reduced-price tickets are also available.

This The Arts item was submitted to The Commons.

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