The Arts Council announces January Brown Bag Schedule



artscouncilThe Brown Bag Performance Series is a free program offered to the community by the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana. The series runs weekly from October through April at the Arts Council’s BSF Gallery, located at 318 Main Street in downtown Evansville. The Brown Bag Performance Series is every Wednesday at noon. It is encouraged to bring your lunch and a friend and enjoy the free local performances. The Brown Bag Series is made possible in part by the Mesker Music Trust, managed by Fifth Third Investment Advisors. Below is the weekly schedule for January.

1/8/14 –Angelus: Dedicated to the performance of sacred music of varied religious traditions and historical periods, Angelus is comprised of six young women from Mt. Vernon Senior High School (Mt. Vernon, IN). Performing music ranging from medieval chant and polyphony to the American Sacred Harp tradition and contemporary Irish choral works, Angelus is strongly influenced by the American quartet Anonymous 4 and the Irish ensemble Anuna. The ensemble has traveled to eleven states performing concerts in the metropolitan areas of Charleston, Chicago, Dallas, Philadelphia, New York and San Francisco. The ensemble will return to San Francisco this summer for a series of concerts. In 2012, Angelus earned the “Ensemble Arts Award” from the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana. In February, 2014, they will present a main-stage concert at the American Choral Directors Association Central Division Conference to be held in Cincinnati, OH.

1/15/14 – Harlaxton Quintet: The Harlaxton Quintet is the woodwind quintet-in-residence at the University of Evansville. The quintet has appeared many times in the area in formal concerts as well as in education concerts in area schools.

1/22/14 –University of Evansville Opera: Students from the University of Evansville’s undergraduate opera theater program will perform at the Arts Council’s Brown Bag Series, with Jon Truitt as the instructor.

1/29/14 – Summer Bennett & Kristi Miller: Award winning recital and operatic singer, Summer Bennett, will perform with accompanist, Kristi Miller to round out the Arts Council’s January Brown Bag Series.

Contact: Reva Bourgasser Phone: (812) 422-2111 318 Main Street Suite 101 Evansville, IN 47708 ARTS COUNCIL OF SOUTHWESTERN INDIANA