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Posted on: December 27, 2018

Announcing the 2019 Fine Arts Series

Entertainment abounds throughout the Weyenberg Public Library Foundation's 2019 Fine Arts Series. Enjoy four Sunday afternoon performances in the Library Rotunda. 

Mark your calendars for these upcoming events, beginning at 2pm:

  • Jeff Pockat, Celtic HarpistMarch 31, 2019: Jeff Pockat, Celtic Harpist
    Jeff Pockat is a self taught Celtic harp (Gaelic harp) musician and composer. He performs on the Ancient Wire Strung Celtic Harp. His songs are traditional and original pieces that soothe the mind, soul, body, and spirit.

  • Becky Schulz and her violinApril 28, 2019: Rebecca Schulz, Violinist, and Ingrid Tihtcheva, Cellist
    Rebecca Schulz holds a BFA in Violin Performance from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee where she studied with Dr. Bernard Zinck. She performs regularly with the Racine Symphony Orchestra, the Racine String Quartet, Dominican High School Theater, and other musical ensembles. Ingrid TihtchevaIngrid Tihtcheva graduated with honors from the University of Southern Mississippi with a Bachelor's Degree in Cello Performance. Since coming to Milwaukee, for graduate studies with the Fine Arts Quartet, she has played with many local orchestras and is currently a member of the Wisconsin Philharmonic and the Festival City Symphony. She loves playing chamber music and teaching while keeping a successful private cello studio of all ages.

  • Rick Aaron illustrationSeptember 22, 2019: Rick Aaron, Flutist, accompanied by piano
    Since the mid-60s, Rick Aaron has been a fixture on the Milwaukee area music scene, covering gigs that range from weddings, to corporate events, club dates, jazz concerts, Broadway shows, subbing with the Milwaukee Symphony, fundraisers, and a musical exploration with a quartet of flutes.

  • Jackie Kennedy as portrayed by Leslie GoddardNovember 3, 2019: Jackie Kennedy, as portrayed by Leslie Goddard
    It's1964. We are in the living room of former First Lady Jackie Kennedy.
    Leslie Goddard is an actress and historian who has been portraying famous women in history, including many of our nation's illustrious first ladies, for more than a decade. She has both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in theater, and she earned a Ph.D. from Northwestern University. She currently works full-time as a historical interpreter and public speaker.

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