Citizens Concert Band
Citizens Concert Band concert at the Grand Isle Lake House
The Citizens Concert Band has a full complement of brass, percussion and woodwinds. They play a toe-tapping, hand-clapping performance for young and old. They are well known to many in northwestern Vermont, having a history dating back to 1947. It began as an American Legion Band with concerts drawing huge crowds in Taylor Park in St. Albans. The band has been going strong ever since, playing a popular series of summer concerts in Franklin County and here in Grand Isle for Island Arts!
Gates open at 5:30pm for picnic (bring your own).
Concert starts at 6:30pm.
$ 10 in advance $ 15 at door
Jorge Garcia Herranz
Jorge Garcia Herranz classical piano concert at the North Hero Community Hall
This Spanish-born pianist began his musical studies in Madrid, where he learned to love Spanish composers such as Albeniz, Granados, and Falla whose music he regularly includes in his concerts. He has presented a series of 7 Chopin recitals and is currently working on a series of Schubert’s sonatas. He is part way through his greatest project, which is to perform all of Bach’s music for clavier. Tonight’s program will include music by Beethoven and Schubert.
Concert starts at 8:00pm.
$ 20 in advance $ 25 at door
Vermont Jazz Ensemble
Vermont Jazz Ensemble concert at the Grand Isle Lake House
The Vermont Jazz Ensemble is a 17 member instrumental music group that performs music, most of which is in the Jazz or “Big Band” style, although the repertoire also includes “Latin,” “Rock,” “Fusion” and music which is currently “Popular”. The instrumentation includes 5 woodwinds (usually 2 alto saxes, 2 tenor saxes and 1 baritone sax – these players “double” on saxes, clarinet and flute), 4 trombones (one is a bass trombone), 4 trumpets (these players “double” on flugelhorn), drums, bass, piano and guitar.
Gates open at 5:30pm for picnic (food will be available for purchase also). Concert starts at 6:30pm.
$20 in advance $ 25 at door
100 Years of Celebrating Life Through Creativity and Art
100 Years of Celebrating Life Through Creativity and Art concert at the Grand Isle Lake House
Harps and voices concert with barbecue by the VFW celebrating the partnership between Island Arts, LCATV, Silver Dove Institute and VFW Post 10854.
Gates open at 5:30pm with VFW BBQ available for purchase. Concert starts at 6:30pm.
$15 in advance $ 20 at door
Juried Craft Show
Juried Craft Show at the Island Arts Barn
There will be afternoon flute music and performances by talented Island Arts scholarship recipients. Mediterranean food and desserts will be available for purchase.
10:00am to 4:00pm.