Ovations 2016 Concert Series

Sundays, Jan 10, Jan 31, Feb 28, Mar 6, and Apr 3

Dr. Elliot A. Smart Performance Arts Center, Angels Camp

Season tickets $115 (Members $100) on sale now.

Individual tickets $25 Adult, $10 Youth (under 18) on sale December 1, 2015

Mountain Melody Women's Chorus

January 10, 2016, 3p

Mountain Melody Women's Chorus is celebrating over 10 years of bringing wonderful music to the Foothills.  The choir iwas originally formed with seven singers, a director, and an accompanist, and now numbers 23 singers.  Their versatile voices delight listeners with fold songs, jazz favorites, contemporary pieces and more.

T Sisters

January 31, 2016, 3p

A vocally driven -contemporary folk band from Oakland, The T Sisters captivate audiences with close harmonies, creative arrangements, and sassy performance style.  They perform a lively set of originals and covers, occasionally in arresting a cappella.  Including elements of fold, Americana, gospel, R&B, bluegrass and soul, these three sisters and their bandmates weave evocative stories with a sound that is at once modern and timeless.

Moke Hill Music Festival Ensemble

February 28, 2016, 3p

This very talented group of percussionists includes several individuals with ties to Moke Hill, plus the San Francisco State University Percussion Ensemble.  They will bring together the intersection of sound, noise and music and will premiere pieces composed by group members.  Expect chains, cell phones, frying pans and may other extremely delicate sound sources, along with the Ragz Pole, a Calaveras-invented instrument.

Stanford Woodwind Quintet

Sunday, March 6, 2016, 3p

One of America's most distinguished ensembles brings together five virtuoso performers, each renowned for solo work and chamber music collaboration, including principle musicians from the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and outstanding Stanford Unniversity faculty members.  They will be performing compositions by Ferenc Farkas, Arturo Marques, Frigyes Hidas, Jacques Ibert, Antonio Vivaldi, Robert Muczynski, and Scott Joblin

Gary Allegretto with Ian Espinoza

Sunday, April 3, 2016, 3p

Award-winning musician and harmonica player Gary Allegretto teams up with guitar master Ian Espinoza.  Together they won Academy of Western Artists "Will Rogers Award" for "Western Duo/Group of the Year" and earned the #1 spot on the Western radio charts.  Their extraordinary music is timeless yet unique, delivering captivating performances of virtuoso musicianship, soulful vocals, deep harmonies, and fun engaging songs.

Calaveras County Arts Council -  P.O. Box 250 -  22 N. Main Street  -  San Andreas, CA  95249

209.754.1774 - arts@goldrush.com

The Calaveras County Arts Council is a private non-profit 501(c)(3) public benefit corporation.  Founded in 1981, our purpose is to coordinate excellence in the presenting and promotion of the visual and performing arts of all cultures for artists, residents and visitors.  Our staff is comprised of an executive director, a consultant grant writer, and a part-time assistant under the direction of an 11-member volunteer Board of Directors.  FIN 94-2779793