We are a community made up of diverse individuals pursuing a wide variety of interests. There is one thing that brings us all together, something that gets a room full of very different people moving and talking. Music. The Wildwood Artist Series announces its 2016-2017 Series, “A Sound for Every Ear.” The series is focused on catering to everyone’s unique music taste, from bluegrass to folk, the five performances are sure to please every ear.
The series opens on October 14, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. with Monroe Crossing. This nationally acclaimed five-piece band will dazzle audiences with an electrifying blend of classic bluegrass, bluegrass gospel, and heartfelt originals. On December 20, 2016, at 7:00 p.m., The Copper Street Brass Quintet presents “Christmas on Copper Street,” featuring traditional carols and music from beloved childhood movies. The Minneapolis Guitar Quintet performs its own brilliant arrangements of music by classical composers, as well as Prince’s Purple Rain, and The Easy Beats Friday on My Mind on January 20, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. The Mahtomedi Music Faculty will deliver a concert on February 12, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. to raise money for school music programs and for the Kelly Spaulding Scholarships. The series concludes with folk music’s Renaissance man, John McCutcheon, on March 24, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.. Sign language interpretation will be provided by Patty McCutcheon.
All events will take place in the Chautauqua Fine Arts Center, 8000 75th Street North, Mahtomedi (the Fine Arts wing of the Mahtomedi High School.) For ticket information and to order tickets, please visit www.wildwoodartistseries.com or call 651-269-9888.