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Queens University of Charlotte: Claire Ritter & Ran Blake

  • Dana Auditorium, Queens University of Charlotte 1900 Selwyn Avenue Charlotte, NC, 28274 United States (map)

The Arts at Queens University of Charlotte presents Queens music alumna/jazz composer Claire Ritter (’78) and jazz legend Ran Blake in a unique two-piano performance of original composition. The evening features new works inspired by women in art, including painters Maria Helena Vieira da Silva (“Dance”), Barbara Pennington (“Selma” from the Mint Museum’s permanent collection) and Georgia O’Keeffe (“Orange & Red Streak”). Cellist Tanja Bechtler and saxophonist Kent O’Doherty will join the concert. Tributes will be made as well to jazz
legends Mary Lou Williams, and Thelonious Monk. Supported in part by an ASC RAPG - E.H. Fine arts Center at Queens University - Admission is Free. More information here