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Friends of the Page-Walker Hotel Announce Their 2012-13 Winter Concert Series Line-up
The Friends of the Page-Walker Hotel's 2012-13 Winter Concert Series promises another season of eclectic and outstanding programs featuring a line-up of uniquely talented and diverse artists.
All performances will be held on Sunday afternoons at 4:00 PM at The Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop—in the Heart of Cary. The Main Gallery of the Page-Walker Arts & History Center is the perfect intimate setting to showcase all of the uniquely talented and diverse artists who will be performing this year.
Season tickets are $60, and tickets to individual performances are $15 each. Tickets may be purchased at the Cary Arts Center box office Monday - Friday from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM and Saturday from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM; online at http://www.eTix.com; or by phone at 1-800-514-3849. Tickets for all performances may also be purchased at the door, subject to availability.
Following is this season’s schedule of performances:
Sunday, November 11: Bill Leslie
Bill Leslie is an Emmy award-winning journalist who anchors the morning and noon newscasts for WRAL-TV in Raleigh, North Carolina. He is also known as a New Age recording artist who performs traditional as well as Celtic fusion music that he composed. Bill has also composed music featured on two albums by Bragh Adair.
Sunday, December 16: Little Windows
Come celebrate the holiday season in the delightfully decorated main gallery of the Page-Walker Arts & History Center. Returning for a third appearance at the Winter Concert Series, Little Windows is a music duo comprised of Julee Glaub and Mark Weems. They specialize in traditional Irish and Appalachian music. Mark and Julee tour together nationally and abroad with a focus on the art of the pure voice with tight harmonies in traditional songs. Instrumentation includes guitar, fiddle, banjo, flute, piano and bodhrán.
Sunday, January 20: Jon Shain
Jon Shain is a veteran singer-songwriter who's been turning heads for years with his words, his fiery acoustic guitar work, and his evolved musical style – combining improvised piedmont blues with bluegrass, swing, and ragtime.
Sunday, February 24: Brian Reagin (Carole J. Wright Memorial Concert*)
Brian Reagin, noted violinist and Concertmaster of the North Carolina Symphony, returns as a crowd favorite to the Winter Concert Series. Reagin, who has captivated audiences with his brilliant performances in previous seasons of the Series, will treat concert-goers to a classical repertoire on his Lorenzo and Tomasso Carcassi violin made in Florence, Italy in 1763.
*Named for long-time supporter of the concert series and benefactor to The Friends of the Page-Walker Hotel.
With the remarkable schedule of performances lined up this season, the Friends anticipate that they will sell out quickly. Concert patrons are encouraged to purchase their season tickets as early as possible to ensure their seat at each of these events.