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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..
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.
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.
2014-2015 Season Shows
The LImeliters return to our Community Concert stage with a performance on Sunday, October 5, 2014, at 7:00 PM at the Glenwood Springs High School.
The Limeliters have entertained standing-room-only crowds with their incredible music and zany sense of humor. for over 50 years. They first made their mark during the height of the folk music boom of the early 1960's, tracing their origins and their name to the Limelite Hotel in Aspen Colorado. They continue their tradition of surging vocals, ear-pleasing harmony, and a whacked out sense of humor that has been their trademark throughout their long and successful years in the spotlight.
This talented group of male singers has entertained audiences throughout North America and Europe for more than ten years, performing to sold-out houses in some of the world's most prestigious concert venues. They have adopted the smooth harmonies and the clever humor of the much-loved Comedian Harmonists, who were popular in Germany prior to WWII, and added their own original creations to their show. Performing a wide variety of music, they are known for their consummate professionalism and flawless musicianship.
The Suchon Wind Quintet will perform with pianist Michiko Otaki at the Mountain View Church on Sunday, February 8, 2015 at 7:00 PM.
The Suchon Wind Quintet consists of the leading wind players of the Slovak Sinfonietta Zilina. As the oldest chamber ensemble within the Sinfonietta, the Wind Quintet has performed many concerts throughout all of Slovakia, as well as abroad and has been heard throughout the world on radio recordings. They will be joined by Michiko Otaki, renowned concert pianist, for a great evening of classical music.
After a highly successful 2012 tour, Kuba comes to our stage with another unique show featuring vibraphone and Theremin, this time showcasing his wife Rebecca. Kuba came from Poland with a classical and jazz musical education, and Rebecca was a Texan living in Los Angeles with a talent for singing and acting in musical theater. With successful solo endeavors in their past, they decided to join forces to create this variety show. Their repertoire of diverse styles of music combined with their chemistry together on stage have been delighting audiences for years.
Maureen McGovern's phenomenal career includes recordings, concerts, theater, film, television, radio and songwriting. Probably best-known for her Oscar-winning "The Morning After", which garnered her a Grammy Nomination in 1973 for Best New Artist, Maureen is still entertaining audiences with her "Stradivarius Voice", with no signs of letting up. Sure to please!
Les Trompettes de Lyon performed 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.
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". We are pleased to let you know that on March 18, 2014, Charlie Albright was awarded an Avery Fisher Career Grant. this prestigious award is given annually to talented instrumentalists who have great potential for solo careers.
For a view of the artistry of Charlie Albright, please look for him on YouTube and visit his website at: http://charliealbright.com
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.
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 outtheir website at:
This tribute to ABBA was presentd 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.