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Ben-David Warner & Friends Celtic Christmas Tour
Thursday, December 21st, 2017
6:30 PM
ADVANCE TICKET SALES END THIS FRIDAY AT MIDNIGHT! Save $5 and get priority seating up front when you buy in advance! Join Ben-David Warner & Friends for a special Christmas concert featuring Celtic, Early American, and Carol folk music! A full-band, acoustic, Celtic Christmas Concert Experience! 6:30 pm - Reception: Craft beer from Hightower Brewing Company, and wine will be available for a donation. 7:30 pm - Concert: The show is in two sets with an intermission. Ben-David Warner (vocals, guitar, banjo, fiddle, guitar dulcimer) lives with one foot in the sacred/choral music world and one in the folk music world. He is currently the assistant conductor of The University Singers at the University of Virginia as well as the assistant conductor of The Oratorio Society of Virginia. He is also a professional touring folk musician and a former member of the Celtic/Americana band Scythian. Julia Kwolyk (vocals, violin/fiddle) has been playing the violin for 27 years and teaching it for 15. Julia studied the violin at the Boston University Tanglewood Institute, served as concert mistress at the Connecticut College orchestra, and earned her B.A. in Music from Furman University in 2007. Nolan Ladewski (vocals, flute, whistles, bodhran, guitar, mandolin) began learning the tin whistle at age 6 and began touring at 12 with the band Kennedy's Kitchen. He added the flute to his repertoire, and honing his craft, Nolan qualified and competed in the All Ireland Competition in 2000 at the age of 13. Since then he has become a veteran on the US Celtic Festival circuit, and is now a full time member of the Celtic/Americana band Scythian. Erin Flynn (cello, vocals) earned a B.A. in Music with a concentration in cello performance at Kutztown University, and studied chamber music under Maria Asteriadou of Manhattan School of Music and the concertmaster of the New York Ballet. She has playing musicals with various companies and has played with the James Madison University Symphony and The University of the Shenandoah Symphony Orchestra. --- The acoustically-superb “Carnegie Carnegie” Music Hall is an outstanding venue and regional asset. Patterned after Carnegie Hall in New York, the 400-seat hall has been home to memorable performances for well over 100 years. Each year, the ACFL&MH hosts events ranging from theatrical and dance performances, to lectures, to wedding ceremonies, to instrumental music recordings, to music performances, to community events, and more. Tickets can be purchased at the link above. More information on the concert can be found at www.carnegiecarngie.org