July 11 7PM @ Grand Manse Great Hall
129 N. 10th St. 3rd Floor
Polish violin virtuoso Renata Knific has performed around the globe with the acclaimed English Chamber Orchestra and recorded dozens of CD for EMI, Decca, and CBS. Her exceptional friends include Bruce Uchimura, a Japanese cellist with chamber music tours of Europe and the U.S. for over 30 years and Susan Wiersma Uchimura, an American pianist who has served on the faculties of such prestigious institutions as the Meadowmount School and Aspen Music School. Also appearing with be her husband, acclaimed bassist Tom Knific. The evening will include music from the Great American Song Book arranged by Renata's son, Gene Knific, a 4X ASCAP Young Composer winner.
July 12 7 PM @ Fused Network Outdoor Patio
151 N. 8th St. 2nd Floor
“…Playing an extended solo that somehow merged quasi-baroque techniques with swing rhythms… with passages of brilliant jazz improvisation, Levy unleashed more ideas in this opening solo than many musicians do in an entire set.” Howard Reich, The Chicago Tribune,
Over his more than 40-year career, Howard Levy has been featured on more than 300 recordings, won multiple GRAMMY Awards and composed the first concerto for the diatonic harmonica. He co-founded the bluegrass-fusion group Béla Fleck and the Flecktones. Howard will be joined by world master percussionist Dane Richeson, expert in the percussion instruments from Brazil, Ghana, and Cuba.
July 13 7 PM @ Prairie Pines
3100 N. 112th St.
Enjoy a special evening of Wine, Women, and Song among the pines! Renowned women singers representing 3 styles will perform and then come together in what will be an exceptional finale. Jazz vocalist and Lincoln Mayor's Arts Award winner, Jackie Allen, will be joined by former MET Opera star Kitt Reuter-Foss, and rising Nashville star, Molly Brown, for a spectacular evening of song among the pines!
July 14 7 PM @ St. Paul United Methodist Church
1144 M St.
Bartok on harmonica?
Bach for mezzo soprano & violin?
Gershwin for two double basses?
Meadowlark's Finale is always a surprise as artists collaborate with one another in unique ways for the ultimate concert experience!