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3nd Annual Music Festival – “Live – In Person Concert”

August 14

Free & Open to the Public

The Music Foundation of WNC presents the 3rd Annual Music Festival
Hosted by the: Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra

Presenting – A Parisian Tango on Broadway
“The Americas” & “La France en Amérique”

Location: THOMAS AUDITORIUM at the Blue Ridge Community College
Address: 180 West Campus Drive ▪ Flat Rock, ▪ NC. 28731
Date: Saturday, August 14, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM – Please Arrive (1 Hour Early for Seating)
Cost: Concert is Free & Open to the Public – Support the Opening of the Musical Arts

88 Keys and A Reed

New sounds for a New World – “The Chamber Project”
Matthew Hanna, Clarinet & Christopher Tavernier, Piano

“88 Keys and a Reed” – for Clarinet & Piano will take you on a wonderful journey from the South American Music, (Latin Style) by Márquez, D’Rivera and Astor Piazzolla, the Tango (Libertango), up to the North American Music (Jazzy Style) presenting Leonard Bernstein’s, West Side Story to Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue. Then we will bring “La France en Amérique” – Claude Bolling’s “Suite No. 2 for Flute & Jazz Piano Trio”
The Mountain Chamber Quartet

The Bolling Suite for Flute & Jazz Piano Trio No. 2 – With a Modern Swing of Elegant French Jazz
Rita Hayes, Flute ▪ Christopher Tavernier, Piano ▪ Keith Freeburg, Double Bass ▪ Byron Hedgepeth, Drums

A Jazzy French Delight that is a “crossover” composition by the jazz pianist and composer Claude Bolling. The composition, originally written in 1973, is a suite of seven movements, written for classical flute, jazz piano, string bass, and drums.

This suite was recorded in 1975 by Claude Bolling, classical flautist Jean-Pierre Rampal, bassist Max Hédiguer, and drummer Marcel Sabiani, and originally released as an LP album by CBS Masterworks Records and Columbia Masterworks. In the U.S., the album was nominated in 1975 for a “Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music Performance.”


August 14
Free & Open to the Public
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Music Foundation of Western North Carolina
Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra


Blue Ridge Community College Thomas Auditorium
180 West Campus Drive ▪ Flat Rock, NC
Flat Rock, NC 28731, NC 28731 United States
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