Phidian Musicale coming to TNPS

October 9, 2022
Phidian Musical at TNPS Kevin Brown

For the first time at TNPS

The Phidian Art Club of Dixon presents Kevin Brown, jazz and classical guitarist, at its annual Musicale concert on Sunday, November 13, at 3:00 in the afternoon at The Next Picture Show gallery, 113 W. First. The concert is free and open to the public.

It’s a special day for a special person.

This year’s Musicale is dedicated to the memory of member Mary Ann Ferolo, who, in her life, shared her musical gifts for the healing and benefit of others.

This program of classical guitar music will consist of works by Francisco Tarrega, Isaac Albeniz, The Beatles, and more.

Meet Kevin Brown

A native of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Kevin Brown is a busy free-lance musician who holds teaching positions at Wheaton College Community School for the Arts and Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights, IL, a Chicago suburb. He serves as director for the Institute for Jazz Studies at Bellas Artes School of Music and is also the director for the Northern Illinois Suzuki Guitar Institute. He holds a Bachelor’s in guitar performance from Wheaton College and a MM in Jazz Studies from DePaul University.

Kevin regularly plays as a solo performer and in small chamber groups.  He has shared the stage with such jazz icons as Bobby Watson, Benny Golson, Phil Woods, and others. His primary guitar mentors have been Peter Ulrich, Willie Wiebe, David Letkemann, Larry Roy, Steve Ramsdell, and Bob Palmieri. Kevin lives with his wife and five children in Joliet, IL.

It will be a grand afternoon.

Mark your calendars for Nov. 13 at 3 p.m. Remember, all this wonderful music at no cost!

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