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23/24 Season Schedule


September 10th | 5pm | Christ Church Episcopal Hudson
Dave Banks Big Band
Pre-concert talk at 4:30pm with reception to follow

The Dave Banks Big Band is proud is present "On Broadway" an evening of theatre's greatest hits big band style featuring vocalist Sandra Montevideo. This powerhouse 12 piece swinging big band is based out of Akron, Ohio and is led by Ohio native and 20 year Las Vegas veteran trumpet artist, Dave Banks and features local Hudson vocalist Sandra Montevideo. Dave fronts the band with his soaring trumpet reminding you of Doc Severinson, Harry James and Maynard Ferguson. Their repertoire ranges from original compositions to standard big band favorites. Featured vocalists have included Michael Sonata, Stan Davis, Mery White, Shannon Eller, Britni Tozzi, Helen Welch,  Don Dasco, Sandra Montevideo and Ron Davis. Their library of big band music includes hit songs arranged by the best writers in the business. They have played to packed houses at the Cleveland Bop Stop, Akron’s BluJazz, the Packard Music Hall, Carousel Dinner Theatre, The Tangier Ballroom and The Kent Stage.


October 22nd | 5pm | Christ Church Episcopal Hudson
Pre-concert talk at 4:30pm with reception to follow


Elegy in A-flat WWV 93, Wagner

Impromptu in A-flat Major D935, Schubert

Sonata No.3 in F-sharp minor, Scriabin

Für Alina, Pärt

Ballade No.2 in B minor, Liszt

Claire de lune & L’isle joyeuse, Debussy


Pianist, host, and author Zsolt Bognár is known to many around the globe in musical and cultural circles. As producer and host of the award-winning series Living the Classical Life, he has shared the stories of legendary musical figures through rarely-told stories in over 150 episodes filmed as of 2023. Zsolt Bognár studied with Sergei Babayan and Paul Schenly at Cleveland Institute of Music.


November 5th | 5pm | Christ Church Episcopal Hudson
LES Délices
Pre-concert talk at 4:30pm with NO RECEPTION

Les Délices (in English, The Delights) brings long-forgotten music alive for contemporary audiences through concerts in Cleveland, on tour, and through recordings and broadcasts.  Dubbed “an early music group with an avant-garde appetite” by The New York Times, the San Francisco Classical Voice observed that “Les Délices can’t help but get one listening and thinking in fresh ways.” Recent projects have seen Les Délices bring their “outstanding artistry and verve” (American Record Guide) to signature programs of French Baroque music, folks songs from Baroque-era Scotland, chamber music from the Age of Revolutions, late-Medieval music, and more.

Stay tuned for details!


February 25th | 5pm | Christ Church Episcopal Hudson
Jason vieaux, guitar
Pre-concert talk at 4:30pm with reception to follow

Grammy-winner Jason Vieaux, “among the elite of today’s classical guitarists” (Gramophone), is described by NPR as “perhaps the most precise and soulful classical guitarist of his generation”. In appearances from New York’s Lincoln Center to Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw and the Seoul Arts Center, Jason Vieaux has cemented his reputation as an artist of brilliance and uncompromised mastery. Cited for his “eloquent and vibrant performances” on disc (Gramophone Magazine) he is hailed as “virtuosic, flamboyant, dashing and, sometimes ineffably lyrical” (New York Times) on stage. Sought-after for his extensive concerto repertoire, Vieaux has performed with a long list of orchestras including Cleveland, Toronto, St. Louis, Houston, Columbus, and has made premiere recordings with the Nashville Symphony (Leshnoff Concerto) and the Norrköping Symphony (Beal Six Sixteen).


March 24th | 5pm | Christ Church Episcopal Hudson
factory seconds
Pre-concert talk at 4:30pm with reception to follow

The Factory Seconds brass trio consists of Jack Sutte, trumpet, Jesse McCormick, horn, and Richard Stout, trombone. Each occupies the Second Chair position in their respective section with The Cleveland Orchestra, and all are faculty members at Baldwin Wallace Conservatory. Established in 2013, the group brings a distinctive voice into brass chamber music. The trio has performed in settings from concert halls to warehouses: from churches to restaurants and bars. They have been presented on local and regional chamber music series and as guests at universities across the United States. The trio has twice appeared as featured soloists at Carnegie Hall, including appearing with the Interlochen Arts Academy. Transcribing and performing a continually growing body of early music and seeking out collaborations with composers have been two key areas of their focus. Upcoming premiers include works by Joel Love, Paul Rudy, and Jesse Jones.


April 14th | 5pm | Christ Church Episcopal Hudson
The Annual Lola Rothmann Concert

cim Advanced piano trio program
Pre-concert talk at 4:30pm with reception to follow

Known as the “crème de la crème” of chamber music at The Cleveland Institute of Music, only deeply committed pre-formed trios are granted an audition for the Advanced Piano Trio program, founded by Director Sharon Robinson in 2012. The students perform in Seminars led by guest artists throughout each semester, and also participate in Community Outreach Concerts all over Northeast Ohio. Each trio receives weekly coaching from Sharon Robinson, Kathryn Brown and/or Anita Pontremoli on the beloved piano trio repertoire. 

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