|Museum Garden concert is tonight|
Jazz vocalist and musician Mary Marshall will perform in the Museum's Summer Music in the Garden Series from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, at the North Dakota Museum of Art. Note date change.
Mary Marshall experiments with introducing a new performance practice for jazz, which utilizes conventional classical forms. She has performed for Barack Obama at the North Dakota 2008 Democratic Convention in Grand Forks. In addition, according to her Web site, she has taught classical and jazz piano at Concordia College Moorhead, Minn., as well as for the Dakota Jazz Choir. She has also taught piano at North Dakota State University in Fargo, N.D., as well as at the Music Industry at Minnesota State University of Moorhead.
The public is invited to bring a lawn chair or a blanket and claim a place in the sculpture garden. Museum chef Justin Welsh will run the BBQ grill. Hamburgers and hotdogs will be available for purchase, plus soda, chips, salad and root beer floats. In addition, beer and wine will be served. In the event of rain, the concerts will be moved into the galleries of the Museum. Adult tickets are $5, children 12 and under are free.
This year’s concerts are sponsored by HB Sound and Lights, The Rite Spot Liquor Store and Summit Brewery of St. Paul, Minn.
For more information visit www.ndmoa.com or call 701-777-4195. The Museum is located on Centennial Drive, Grand Forks.
-- Brian Lofthus, Assistant to the Director, North Dakota Museum of Art, firstname.lastname@example.org, 777-4195