'Evening of Music for Grownups' to benefit arts center

'Evening of Music for Grownups' to benefit arts center

A fundraising concert aimed at fans of chamber music and traditional dance tunes, "An Evening of Music for Grownups," takes place at 8 p.m. Friday at Techline, 24 E. Green St., C.

The concert features University of Illinois faculty musicians and members of the Community Center for the Arts, also known as C4A, and the traditional acoustic group Oberon, the Possum King. Tickets are $15, and proceeds benefit C4A. Wine, coffee and dessert are included in the price.

The first part of the program features a variety of chamber works spanning styles from German Baroque to 20th- century American. Performers are Sol Baer, clarinet; Matt Croisant, guitar; John Dee, oboe; Amy Flores, cello; Robin Kearton, viola; Amanda Kreeb, violin; Jan Matthews, violin; and Kelli McQueen, violin.

During the second part of the program, Oberon, the Possum King will deliver an array of traditional dance music, romantic waltzes and assorted curious ditties. Performers are Tom Faux, banjo and button-accordion; Will Hope, guitar; Robin Kearton, fiddle and old-timey viola; and Randy McCabe, mandolin.

For more information or to reserve your ticket, visit online www.c-4a.org, or call Techline at 352-5570 or C4A at 384-2946.

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