Sacramento Symphonic Winds - Orchestra
The Sacramento Symphonic Winds performs a wide range of music from rock,
jazz and show tunes to contemporary wind ensemble masterpieces. It was founded
in 2001 by the current conductor and music director, Dr. Les Lehr, to provide
quality musical performances for audiences in the greater Sacramento area
and the foothills.
Web Site: www.sacwinds.org
OUTDOOR CONCERT: Wine tasting at 3:30 P.M. Concert at 4:00 P.M. VFW Park,
Corner of Wentworth Springs Road and Eaton Road Georgetown
Masami Asahina was born in Japan where her training in classical piano
began at the age of 6. She has performed in Japan, Australia, Hawaii and
China. Since her move to the U.S. in 2001 she has performed at concerts in
Sedona, Phoenix, and Las Vegas. She now resides in Northern Arizona where
she devotes her time to composing.
Cowboys and Indians Magazine calls him the Charley Russell of Western
Music. Dave Stamey has been a cowboy, a mule packer, a dude wrangler,
and is now one of the most popular Western entertainers working today. He
has been twice voted Entertainer of the Year, three times Male Performer
of the Year and twice Songwriter of the Year by the Western Music Association,
and received the Will Rogers Award from the Academy of Western Artists.
Hes delighted audiences in fourteen states, and finds that he prefers
music to being stomped by rank horses.
Web Site: www.davestamey.com
River City Chorale
The River City Chorale, under the direction of Richard Morrisey, is a
community choir that has been bringing fine choral music to the greater
Sacramento area for more than 30 years. Their Christmas music program has
lifted the spirits of audiences around the world and sets the tone for
celebrating the Christmas holiday season.
30s & 40s Jazz
Sister Swing is an exciting trio of singers that has captured the sound
of the girl groups of the 1930s and 1940s, bringing to the 21st century the
wonderful female singing group sound and the timeless songs of long ago.
Heavily influenced by the three-part harmonies of groups like the Andrews
Sisters, Sister Swing brings a new sound to an old style. They currently
can be seen at many of the jazz festivals around the country, including the
Sacramento Music Festival. They have been performing since 1996 when they
performed with the Nelson Riddle Orchestra. This is their second visit to
YOUNG MUSICIANS CONCERT FREE!
This is a wonderful opportunity to hear the youthful musical talent from
the Georgetown Divide who range in age from 7 to 22. The music performed
will include vocal and instrumental selections from standard music literature
including Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Contemporary. Each piece is played
with youthful enthusiasm and a passion for the performing arts.
Black Irish Band
Hailing from the historic Gold Rush Country, the members of the Black
Irish Band have a musical style that is as timeless as the rugged landscape
of the West. Their music is a tribute to the people whose lives were spent
building the world we now take for granted. The band has a large complement
of traditional maritime and railroad music, as well as ethnic tunes in their
repertoire. They excel at Irish, Scottish, Italian, and American folk music
with an assortment of original songs and traditional western ballads. The
bands musical style captures the spirit of the men and women who tamed
the Wild West.
Web Site: www.blackirish.com
Trio 180, in residence at the University of the Pacific Conservatory of
Music, is quickly gaining recognition throughout the United States. This
talented ensemble is made up of concert violinist Ann Miller, cellist Nina
Flyer, and pianist Sonia Leong. They have recently appeared in concert at
the Mondavi Center at UC Davis and other venues.
Season Finalé and Gala
Houston Jones is a California based high octane Americana quintet. Formed
in 2001, the band performs a strong original repertoire that ranges from
bluegrass and folk to blues and gospel.