This concert is free and open to the public.
Laurie Patton became a professional musician at age 13 when playing in the pit orchestra with the Children's Theatre Company. She continued to play in a freelance capacity for many years and also taught private flute lessons. She attended the University of Minnesota and the New England Conservatory of Music.
These days Laurie plays in chamber ensembles and subs on flute/piccolo with the First John Phillip Sousa Memorial Band. Laurie is co-producer and host of Baby Blue Arts Presents, a music television series and website featuring Minnesota musicians. Every year, Baby Blue Arts is pleased to videotape a program featuring first place winners from the Thursday Musical student competition. To see and hear many wonderful performances by Minnesota musicians, please visit www.BabyBlueArts.com