|Anne Christopherson, Pluckstruck present Cabaret|
Join acclaimed soprano Anne Christopherson and guitar and vibes duo Pluckstruck at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, at the Fire Hall Theatre, downtown Grand Forks, for an evening of cabaret-style jazz.
"Friday Night Cabaret" costs only $10 at the door. Wine and light hor's dourves will be served. Friday Night Cabarets are an informal celebration of musical and art.
Upcoming Friday Night Cabarets are Nov. 30 featuring Job Christenson and Marlys Murphy.
Friday Night Cabarets are a fundraiser for the Greater Grand Forks Community Theatre. Experience live music, experience excellence, experience life.
Anne Christopherson, soprano, enjoys a varied and rewarding performing career in North America and Europe. Her sensitive musicianship reveals itself in the genres of art song, opera, operetta, musical theatre and oratorio.
She has been a guest artist with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Colorado Music Festival Orchestra, Chiara String Quartet, Boulder Philharmonic, Boulder Chorale, Bozeman Symphony Orchestra, Idaho Falls Opera Theatre, Crimson Creek Players, Grand Forks Master Chorale, and the Greater Grand Forks Symphony Orchestra.
Dr. Christopherson received her bachelor's and master's degrees of music in voice performance from the University of Colorado-Boulder. Her Doctor of Musical Arts in Vocal Performance was awarded by Ohio State University.
Pluckstruck is a unique chamber music ensemble featuring classical guitarist Jeff Anvinson and vibraphonist James Popejoy. Performing an eclectic selection of jazz and classical music, the duo explores the sound palate of the guitar and vibraphone in a variety of settings. They have performed together at various events and settings the past six years, including the 2002 and 2004 North Dakota Arts and Humanities Summits, 2003 and 2006 North Dakota Music Educators Association Conference, Department of Music faculty recitals, Town Square Farmers Market, Grand Cities ArtFest, First Night Greater Grand Forks, the "Summer Concert Series" of the North Dakota Museum of Art, as well as at numerous receptions, local coffee houses and restaurants. Anvinson is a lecturer in music at UND, where he teaches music theory, aural skills, applied guitar, classroom guitar, guitar pedagogy, and directs a guitar ensemble. Popejoy is director of bands and associate professor of music at UND, where he conducts the Wind Ensemble and University Band, and instructs courses in graduate and undergraduate conducting, instrumental literature, instrumental rehearsal techniques, and jazz techniques.
-- Benjamin Klipfel, Executive Director, GGF Community Theatre, email@example.com, 701-321-2359