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Glenwood Springs Community Concert Association is an all-volunteer non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable corporation in the State of Colorado. We presented our first concert season in 1947.  We were incorporated in the State of Colorado in 2001 and we applied and were approved as a 501(c)(3) organization by the IRS in 2004.  Please read more about our history..

                                         OUR MISSION STATEMENT

We strive to provide an affordable world-class concert experience for the community through the presentation of 4-5 high-quality concerts each year.  Our concerts are selected to provide a variety of musical experiences, often including performances by classical, folk, jazz, international, broadway, pop, instrumental or vocal entertainers.   We are a membership organization, and we encourage everyone in the community to join.  By collecting our membership dues before the season begins, we are able to assure the continuance of our long tradition of quality concerts year after year.   We encourage you to support our mission by joining during our spring membership campaign, and contributing additional funds as a friend, patron, donor or sponsor if you are able.

                                                             OUR PROGRAMS

Check out our 2013-2014 concert programs below.
 Our membership campaign for 2013-2014 will continue only until the end of June. Membership numbers are limited by the size of our auditoriums.   Contact Us  to join. 

We are sure you will enjoy our concert offerings.  Admission to our concerts is by  membership ticket only.  Once our members are seated, we will accept a $20 donation from non-members who wish to attend a concert, but only if there is room in the auditorium.  Please join us to assure yourself a place in our audience and to help us to continue to bring quality performances to the community.


2013-2014 Season Shows

Thank You for the Music: A Modern Tribute to ABBA

 Join us for this tribute to ABBA at 7:00 PM on Sunday, March 9, 2014 at the Glenwood Springs High School Auditorium.This performance is an exciting and dynamic tribute to the Swedish pop super-group ABBA.  Powerful harmonies, high-energy dance, and the unforgettable hits of ABBA make this musical tribute one not to be missed.  Join us as we turn back time, and re-live the moments when we heard each and every one of ABBA's truly timeless hits.

Preview the show at
http://www.concertassociation.net/Alliedartists/artist.cfm?ID=496

Les Trompettes de Lyon

Les Trompettes de Lyon will perform on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 7:00 PM at the Glenwood Springs High School Auditorium.  These are five prodigiously competent trumpet masters who will delight you with lightness, smartness and brilliance through all ages, forms, and tones of the their trumpets.  The ensemble was born in 1989 from the meeting of five musicians trained in the academies of music and universities of Lyon, France.  Today, these talented musicians bring enjoyment to audiences worldwide.

Check out Les Trompettes de Lyon at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CGqVgXlja7w

Charlie Albright

Charlie Albright performed on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at the Glenwood Springs High School Auditorium .  Winner of the prestigious Gilmore Young Artist Award and the 2009 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, Charlie Albright has been hailed "among the most gifted musicians of his generation" by The Washington Post.  "His impressive range of differently colored sounds at the keyboard is matched by overwhelming virtuosity".  The New York Times praises his "jaw-dropping technique", and "intelligently wrought interpretation" and "virtuosity meshed with a distinctive musicality".

For a view of the artistry of Charlie Albright, please look for him on YouTube and visit his website at: http://charliealbright.com 

Vocaldente

Volcaldente performed on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 7:00 PM at the Mountain View Church. Audience favorites, award winners, globetrotters, vocal artists, entertainers or just plain "singers"?  Somehow all of these are fitting descriptions of Vocaldente.  Germany's most successful a cappella export! Taking their audience on a captivating journey from the Roaring Twenties to the latest pop hits, Vocaldente creates a completely unique new form of a cappella that connects with the audience, touching them deeply and delighting them utterly.

 To sample a performance by Vocaldente,  please CLICK ON AUDIO at their website at: (translate)
http://www.vocaldente.org.
   

Goldwing Express

Goldwing Express performed at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at the Mountain View Church .  Dedicated to their Native American heritage, the Goldwing Express brings the music of America to life with an incredible mix of hard-driving acoustics and heartfelt melodies.  From classic Southern Gospel and contemporary country favorites to historic blue-grass, this award-winning father and 3 sons, coupled with some of the best instrumentalists on any stage, live and breathe their musical heritage.


You can sample their performance on YouTube or check out their website at:

http://goldwingexpress.net


Last Season's Concerts (2012-2013)

Rodney Mack's Philadelphia Big Brass

Rodney Mack's Philadelphia Big Brass performed on Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 7:00 PM at the Glenwood Springs High School Auditorium.

This "dream team" of America's top brass players brings a joyous experience of great music designed to entertain a wide range of audiences.  Whether playing classical baroque piccolo trumpet or specially-commissioned works, they provide evocative interpretation, impeccable virtuosity, and beauty of sound.

 Check out their website at:http://www.rmpbb.com 

Carpenter and May

Carpenter and May performed on Friday, November 9, 2012 at 7:00 PM at the Mountain View Church .

Fred Carpenter and Tim May, violin and guitar virtuosos, share a passion for acoustic music from many different traditions.  Joined by Charlie Chadwick on bass and John Paul on mandolin, this quartet has become a new sensation in Nashville.  Their program ranges from well-known classics to Celtic airs, reels and jigs, hot jazz and fiery bluegrass.

Visit Carpenter and May's website at: www.carpenterandmay.com/

Thuringer Salonquintett

Thuringer Salonquintett performed on Friday, February 8, 2013 at 7:00 PM at the Mountain View Church. 

This chamber music ensemble combines technical brilliance with light-hearted and innovative programming transcending notions of "classical" and "popular" music.  The quintet consists of the classic Kaffehaus instrumentation of two violins (one doubling viola), cello, double bass and piano.  A true delight!


You can find out more about Thuringer Salonquintett at this website: http://www.concertassociation.net/Alliedartists/artist.cfm?ID=466

or Google "Thuringer Salonquintett" for additional samples of their music.

The Abbey Road Band

The Abbey Road Band will perform on Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 7 PM at the Glenwood Springs High School Auditorium.

The Abbey Road Band is a live tribute to the music of the Beatles.  This show will entertain all who have loved the Beatles and their music.  From their humble beginnings ten years ago, they have become one of the most sought-after Beatles tribute bands in the United States.  They don't wear wigs or costumes or try to look like the Beatles. Instead, they have dedicated their musical lives to recapturing that perfect Beatles sound. We think you'll agree that they do it with perfection.

For a preview of The Abbey Road Band,visit:
http://www.abbeyroadband.com

Take Me Home: Music of John Denver

Jim Curry and his band presented Take Me Home: The Music of John Denver on Monday, May 20, 2013 at 7:00 PM at the Mountain View Church.   This was our final concert of the season.

Take Me Home: The Music of John Denver, starring Jim Curry, is the ultimate tribute experience.  Jim Curry has emerged as the top performer of John Denver's music today.  This tribute is the first and only full-length John Denver tribute to headline in Las Vegas and has been celebrated nationally and internationally.

Visit JIm Curry's website at:
http://www.jimcurrymusic.com