String band plays benefit for Floyd Norgard Cultural Center

From back left, Erich Schweiger on fiddle, Jack Archibald on banjo, Jim Karr on standup bass, Bill Gum on standup bass, Chaim Bezalel on guitar and autoharp and front, Monika de Nasha on banjo, Rebecca Fletcher on hammered dulcimer and mandolin, Paul Platis on guitar and John Muhler on percussion comprise the South End String Band, will perform a benefit concert at the Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center, 27130 102nd Ave., in Stanwood at 7 p. m. Saturday, Jan. 13. A common practice for this Camano Island community band, the group of artists and professionals often play for free for many a good causes around Camano Island, Stanwood, and sometimes beyond. Thats why they played at the Save-the-Grange Dinner, the Camano Community Centers St. Pats Day fundraisers and for the Snow Goose Festival as well as many school concerts in the area. Along with their musical talents, the event will include the visual expressions of participating musicians with an array of watercolors, graphics, pottery, oil paintings, stained glass and more. All proceeds from admissions and art sales will be donated to support future music and art at the Floyd.

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From back left, Erich Schweiger on fiddle, Jack Archibald on banjo, Jim Karr on standup bass, Bill Gum on standup bass, Chaim Bezalel on guitar and autoharp and front, Monika de Nasha on banjo, Rebecca Fletcher on hammered dulcimer and mandolin, Paul Platis on guitar and John Muhler on percussion comprise the South End String Band, will perform a benefit concert at the Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center, 27130 102nd Ave., in Stanwood at 7 p. m. Saturday, Jan. 13. A common practice for this Camano Island community band, the group of artists and professionals often play for free for many a good causes around Camano Island, Stanwood, and sometimes beyond. Thats why they played at the Save-the-Grange Dinner, the Camano Community Centers St. Pats Day fundraisers and for the Snow Goose Festival as well as many school concerts in the area. Along with their musical talents, the event will include the visual expressions of participating musicians with an array of watercolors, graphics, pottery, oil paintings, stained glass and more. All proceeds from admissions and art sales will be donated to support future music and art at the Floyd.
Tickets for the concert are $12 at The Snow Goose Bookstore, Copy This/Mail That and at Gallery in the Loft., at Brindles Marketplace on the north end of Camano Island. For information call 360-387-9395 or visit the Web site at www.southendstringband.com.
Also at the Floyd, at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14, George Shangrow and Jeffrey Cohan return with their virtuoso Baroque performance on flute and harpsichord in the final program of this years Concerts at the Floyd series. The program features works by J. S. Bach, C.P.E. Bach, Handel, Vivaldi and Correte, with art by Camano Island artist Jeannie Burham including acrylics, oils, colored pencils and encaustics. Refreshments will be served at the reception following. More information about the Floyd Norgaard Center and our Concerts at the Floyd can be found at www.sahs-fncc.org or by calling 360-629-6110. The center is located at 27108 102nd Ave., Stanwood.

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