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Ran Blake & Claire Ritter in Concert

Ran Blake & Claire Ritter in Concert

10/07/17
Dana Auditorium, E.H. Little Fine Arts Center, Queens University of Charlotte
1900 Selwyn avenue Charlotte, NC 28274
The Arts at Queens presents Modern Jazz master Ran Blake and Queens Music alumna Claire Ritter (’78) in a two-piano performance of original composition. Blake is a composer, New England Conservatory pianist, and the recipient of a MacArthur Foundation “genius” grant. Ritter’s awards include a North Carolina Arts Council Jazz Composer Fellowship. The evening features original works inspired by women in art, including painters Vieira da Silva (“La Scala”), Barbara Pennington (“Selma” from the Mint Museum’s permanent collection) and Georgia O’Keeffe (“Orange & Red Streak”), as well as jazz pianist/composer Mary Lou Williams, with whom Ritter studied at Duke University. This performance is supported by a grant from the Arts & Science Council and also commemorates the 50th anniversary celebration of the North Carolina Arts Council.
Information & Amenities
Admission:Free
General Information:Hours of Operation: 7:00pm
Location:Myers Park
Type:Music & Concerts
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