Summit Music and Arts announces 2018-19 season |

Summit Music and Arts announces 2018-19 season

The Hennessy Six, who have previously appeared at the Vail Jazz Festival, will kick off the Summit Music and Arts 2018-2019 season on Oct. 28 at Eagle River Presbyterian Church.
Courtesy Summit Music and Arts

There’s only a few weeks to wait before the 2018-19 Summit Music and Arts season begins. On Sunday, Oct. 28, jazz band The Hennessy Six will perform at 455 Nottingham Ranch Road, Avon, in collaboration with the Eagle River Presbyterian Church. The show starts at 5 p.m. and general admission is $10 while reserved seating costs $25.

Then in February, in collaboration with the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance, guitarist Colin McAllister will present his interesting blend of music, history and theology. The concert begins at 4 p.m. on Feb. 10 at the Briggle House Museum, 104 Harris St., Breckenridge. There is limited seating and tickets costs $30.

The following month The Mendelssohn Trio, composed of pianist Theodor Lichtmann, violinist Erik Peterson and cellist Barbara Thiem, will play at Colorado Mountain College’s Finkel Auditorium, 107 Denison Placer Road, Breckenridge. It starts at 4 p.m. on March 10 and tickets are $30. Students under 17 are free.

Five days later the Celtic folk duo Four Shillings Short will kick off a St. Patrick’s Day party at Highside, 720 Main St, Frisco, on March 15 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. There is a $10 cover charge.

On April 7 hear the sounds of Brahms, Mozart and Piazzolla with pianist Hsing-ay Hsu and the Altius Quartet. The group will perform at Dillon Community Church, 371 E. La Bonte St., Dillon, at 4 p.m. Tickets cost $30.

Closing out the season is a concert by young composers from the Western Slope. On April 29 at 6 p.m. at Summit Middle School, 158 School Road, Frisco, the musicians will perform original pieces from the annual Young Composers Competition. There is a $5 suggested donation.

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