Saturday, July 28, 2012

Keweenaw Heritage Center to host ethnic music July 30

Maple Sugar Folk perform French-Canadian tunes in the Keweenaw Heritage Center at St. Anne's, Calumet, during a July 2009 ethnic music concert. They will be among several groups and solo vocalists to perform ethnic music this Monday, July 30, at the Keweenaw Heritage Center. (Keweenaw Now file photo)*

CALUMET -- The Keweenaw Heritage Center at St. Anne's in Calumet will host a summer evening of ethnic music at 7 p.m. Monday, July 30. Dave Bezotte has again invited several local musicians who will be sharing their music from around the world.

Here are the performers and their songs:

FINNISH: "Maailman Matti," Dan Maki

CZECH: "Stodola Pumpa" (Arr. Mark Weston)
CORNISH: "Song of the Jolly Roger (C. F. Chudleigh Candish)
Male Chorus -- Dave Bezotte, Bill Francis, Dick Hazzard, Don Kuiper, Pasi Lautala, Ardys Maki (Accompanist), Dan Maki, Pete Manderfield, Jeremiah Mason, Bryan Milde,
Barry Pegg, Brandon Veale, Carol Waisanen (Conductor), David Waisanen

SWEDISH -- "Calle Schewens vals," Barbara Lide

FINNISH, FRENCH, UKRAINIAN -- Selections to be announced
Trio Tumpelot -- Pasi Lautala, Anna Gawboy, and Meghan Pachmayer

FRENCH -- "Plaisir d’amour," Ruth Robertson

FRENCH-CANADIAN -- "Belle Rose du Printemps," "Alouette," "Vive l’amour"
Maple Sugar Folk -- Dave Bezotte, Amanda Binoniemi, Marcia Goodrich, Barbara Lide, Barry Pegg, Ruth Robertson, Karin Schlenker, Janet Wieber *

GERMAN -- "Der treue Husar," Barbara Lide

NORWEGIAN -- Selections to be announced, Jo Storaker, Accordion

AMERICAN -- "What a Wonderful World" (Douglas and Weiss), Karin Schlenker

There is no admission charge, but a free-will offering will be taken partway through the concert to benefit the Heritage Center.

*Editor's Note: For a preview, click here to see our video clip of Maple Sugar Folk singing "Alouette" at the 2009 ethnic music concert.

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