The Arts Council announces October Brown Bag Schedule


 artscouncil The Brown Bag Performance Series is a free program offered to the community by the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana. The series runs 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. Below is the weekly schedule for October.


10/2/13 – Eulalie Wilson and Mark Hatfield: Kicking off the Brown Bag Series are two accomplished keyboard artists in the Evansville community. They will be performing a series of ragtime piano duets.

10/9/13 – Eykamp String Quartet: Dedicated to bringing the accessibility of chamber music to all audiences, the members of ESQ have performed regularly on the international stage as well as the most intimate settings. Passionate about performing the works of living composers as well as the 20th century masters, the members of the ESQ have commissioned and performed many works by composers including David Dzubay, Don Freund, Eugene O’Brien, Gabriela Ortiz, Augusta Read Thomas, and Pierre Boulez. The members of ESQ include Jessica Tong, Violin I, Alicia Choi, Violin II, Rose Wollman, Viola, and Schuyler Slack, Cello.


10/16/13 – Shadetree Players: A Brown Bag Series favorite, the Shadetree Players are a group of talented musicians who enjoy the preservation and playing of mountain, gospel, and folk music. The instruments played include the washtub base, dulcimer, washboard, ukulele, jaw harp, mandolin, guitar, and many more!

10/23/13 – Newburgh Dance Academy/Sean Holleran: Enjoy two performances on the 23rd, starting with the Newburgh Academy of Dance. Excerpts from Ballet Carnival of the Animals, Sleep Beauty and Broadway Baby will be performed. The second performance will be from Sean Holleran, talented local musician who will perform an array of selections on piano.

10/30/13 – Douglas Reed: A distinguished performer, teacher, church musician, and recording artist. He has performed widely in the United States, Europe, and the Far East. The success of his students and his devotion to the art of teaching are acknowledged throughout the organ performance and sacred music fields. Join us a Douglas Reed rounds out the month of October for the Brown Bag Series.