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Final ACC Spotlight Series season performance to feature musicians

March 10, 2011
The Alpena News

The Alpena Community College Spotlight Series presents violinist and conductor Dr. Eric Lawson and guitarist Jeff Anvinson with the ACC Chamber Ensemble Strings on March 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the ACC Granum Theatre. The concert represents the final performance of the 2010-11 Spotlight Series Season.

Lawson has always pursued a balance between teaching and performing. He has taught in collegiate and private settings and performs and conducts master classes throughout the United States, Asia, Europe and South America. Recently, he served as concertmaster of the Bismarck-Mandan Symphony Orchestra and founded the Youth Symphony there.

In this performance Lawson joins Anvinson in a workshop for ACC strings students and a duo recital which will include tangos, classical works and original compositions.

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Guitarist Jeff Anvinson

Anvinson is classically trained in guitar and accomplished in various genres including jazz, blues, Latin and pop. He has had an extensive, diverse career in performance and teaching. The two artists have frequently collaborated in recent years including on a tour of China in 2006.

The ACC strings will be involved in a performance of Antonio Vivaldi's "Concerto in Ut Major" with Anvinson and the ACC Chamber Ensemble will accompany Lawson and MaryAnn Hubbard, flute instructor and Chamber Music Director at ACC on Franz Doppler's "Andante and Rondo."

Tickets are available at the Alpena Community College Bookstore and at Neiman's Family Market. Ticket prices are $10 for adults, $7 for youth, and $30 for families.

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Dr. Eric Lawson

Jeff Anvinson

ACC Chamber Ensemble

Friday, March 18

7:30 p.m. in

Granum Theatre

ACC students are admitted free with their Student ID. For more information, call 358-7271.



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