|Thursday Music Club presents Young Artist Concert May 1|
The Thursday Music Club of Grand Forks and the Devils Lake Music Club will host the North Dakota Federation of Music Clubs Biennial Convention Thursday, April 30, and Friday and Saturday, May 1-2, at the Ramada Inn, with the theme "Music ... A Gift to Share."
The public is invited to the Young Artist Concert at 8 p.m. Friday, May 1, at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 319 S. 5th St., Grand Forks, featuring Jesse Blumberg, baritone, of New York. Blumberg is the recipient of the 2007 National Federation of Music Clubs Young Artist Award.
Blumberg created the role of Connie Rivers in Ricky Ian Gordon's world premiere opera "The Grapes of Wrath" at the Minnesota Opera and the Utah Symphony and Opera. He took third prize at the International Robert Schumann Competition in Germany. His master's degree is from the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music and his undergraduate degrees are from the University of Michigan.
Tickets may be purchased at the door for $10; students, $5. For more information, contact Mavis Ness, president, Thursday Music Club, at 701-775-9147, or email@example.com .