Monday, August 22, 2011

Keweenaw Heritage Center to host organ, harpsichord concert Aug. 23

CALUMET -- The Keweenaw Heritage Center at St. Anne's (corner of 5th and Scott Streets) will present a concert of pipe organ and harpsichord music at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 23.

Thomas Kraska of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and Adrienne Shipley of Lake Linden will be performing a variety of music on the 1899 Barckhoff Pipe Organ and harpsichord.

Tom is a summer resident of Big Traverse Bay here in the Copper country; Adrienne is the organist at St. Peter and Paul Lutheran Church in Houghton and is currently working toward her Masters Degree in Harpsichord from Indiana University.

The concert will feature a wide variety of works: from Bach to Sousa; from England, France, Holland, Norway and the U.S.

Tickets can be obtained at the door for $6. This is a benefit concert with proceeds donated to the universal accessibility project at the Keweenaw Heritage Center.

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