After a Grand Ole Opry debut at age 11, a Presidential Scholarship to Berklee College of Music, and producing creds on her latest album by banjo-master Bela Fleck,the now 25 year-old vocalist and instrumentalist continues to chart new territory for Americana, Bluegrass, and Roots music
“She plays the mandolin with a degree of refined elegance and freedom that few have achieved,” – Bela Fleck,.
Angel Snow Opening Act 7:30- 8pm
TICKETS: VIP* $25/ GA -$15/ Bucks Students- FREE (ID Required)
The BCCC Foundation and the Danny DeGennaro Memorial Foundation proudly present George Porter Jr & The Runnin’ Pardners. Grammy Award winner, bass player & singer from The Meters, Porter headlines this annual scholarship fundraising concert for
Bucks County Community College Music & Arts students.
2018 Student Scholarship Recipients
All Lit Up
(7:30 – 8:30 pm)
Council member Jorge Gomez of Eco del Sur was a recent guest on NPR’s World Cafe program on WXPN in Philadelphia. The group seeks to preserve the heritage and culture of different Latin American regions. Their music includes a wide range of styles and rhythms influenced by the Pre-Columbian, Spanish, and African cultural heritages. Listen to their “Latin Roots” segment with David Dye here
Congratulations to ACCBC members La Fiocco on receiving a Project Stream grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts! La Fiocco is a non-profit professional early music organization that performs vocal and instrumental music of the Baroque and early Classical eras.
Dr. Lewis R. Baratz, Artictic Director is also hosting a new radio program, “The Well-Tempered Baroque” on WWFM The Classical Network, located on the campus of Mercer County Community College.
Devoted to the music of the Baroque era, the program is designed to both educate and entertain, focusing each week on a particular topic and exploring the music and performers of music written from approximately 1600 to 1750.
The Well-Tempered Baroque now airs on Fridays at 11 p.m with a repeat Mondays at 2 p.m. After broadcast, the shows can be found at the station’s webcast archive at www.wwfm.org.
The Arts & Cultural Council is pleased to announce that Dr. Lewis Baratz has recently joined our Board of Directors.
Congratulations to the Bucks County Symphony Orchestra who were honored with an award acknowledging 60 years of outstanding service in the Performing Arts! The award was presented by the Arts & Cultural Council of Bucks County at the annual members reception at the James A. Michener Art Museum in Doylestown on June 12th.
The Bucks County Symphony Orchestra, its members and leadership have contributed to creating a vibrant community and enriching the lives of Bucks County residents for more than half a century. The Arts and Cultural Council is pleased to recognize their efforts.
The award is an original piece hand crafted by local glass artist Karl Carter, also a member of the ACCBC. Click on the attachment link for another photo with Diana Bilheimer, Executive Director of the Bucks County Symphony Orchestra. More photos on our Facebook page