Thursday Morning Artist Series
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Complimentary Coffee and Donuts at 10:00 am
Tickets $15, $10 (groups of 8+), $6 students, sold at the door, general seating
To be announced...
Elizabeth Kleiber, flute
Young Artist Scholarship Competition Winner 2017
Debra Gilroy performs as a soloist and ensemble artist throughout the region, her voice being described as ..."a deeply rich cognac, in both color and flavor, something to be savored."
Ms. Gilroy is a member of the voice faculty at Hamline University, MCTC, and maintains a private voice studio in Minneapolis. She earned her post-graduate certification in Vocal Pedagogy from the University of Minnesota and holds an MM degree and BA degree in Music.
Elliot Wilcox has been a performing artist for Thursday Musical since 1983. He holds master’s degrees in piano performance from Northwestern University and in music theory from the University of Minnesota. Mr. Wilcox is a member of the music faculty at Century College in White Bear Lake where he teaches music theory and ear training, and conducts the Century Chamber Orchestra.
Mezzo-Soprano April Hanson has appeared most recently as Maurya in Riders to the Sea at the MN Fringe Festival. She also has performed in the University of Minnesota’s productions L’incornazione di Poppea as Arnalta, Suor Angelica as Principessa, Street Scene as Emma Jones, Le Nozze di Figaro as Marcellina, Turn of the Screw as Mrs. Grose and Gianni Schicchi as Zita, Iolanthe as the Fairy Queen with the Gilbert and Sullivan Light Opera Company, and Margot in SkyLark’s production of The Vagabond King. In concert, Hanson has performed as mezzo soloist in the Mozart Requiem with the University of Minnesota’s Orchestra, Handel’s Messiah with the Dakota Valley Symphony and performed Vivaldi’s Stabat Mater. Also, as a young artist with Pine Mountain Music Festival, Hanson covered the role of Dame Quickly in Falstaff and performed the role of Mama Lucia in Cavelleria Rusticana.