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Amherst Music Series

Tenor Scott Williamson
and pianist Timothy Gaylard

Let's Call the Whole Thing Off
Songs from 20th century musical theatre.

Works by Jerome Kern, Duke Ellington, Rodgers and Hart, George and Ira Gershwin, Cole Porter, Kurt Weill, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim.

Sunday, August 27, 2017, at 4:00 pm

Individual tickets:
Adults/Seniors $15,  Students k-12 - $2,  College Students $5 
Family $24 (up to six persons when in combination of children & adults)

Purchase Season Tickets now and save:
Season tickets:
Adults/Seniors $60,  (Save $30 on 7 shows)
Students K-12 $12,
College Students $25 (Save $5 on 7 shows)

Half Season tickets:
Adults/Seniors $37.50, Student K-12 $6, College Students $12
(3 shows of your choice & free library show)

Seating is limited, reservations are recommended.

Where: Amherst Presbyterian Church
163 Second Street, Amherst VA 24521

Songs on the program range from popular jazz standards such as the Rodgers and Hart classic “My Funny Valentine,” Jerome Kern’sAll the Things You Are” and Duke Ellington’sDon’t Get Around Much Anymore,” to musical theatre favorites including the title song from Cole Porter’s Anything Goes, Kurt Weill’sMack the Knife” from Threepenny Opera, and Leonard Bernstein’s and Stephen Sondheim’sMaria” from West Side Story, to virtuoso scenes such asSoliloquy”, from Carousel, one of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein collaborations.

Scott Williamson, in addition to singing tenor roles in opera and musical theatre, is the Artistic Director of Opera Roanoke. That company recently produced both Sweeney Todd and South Pacific. He says that he has worked with pianist and musicologist Timothy Gaylard for over 20 years. Their collaborations began when Scott Williamson started teaching as an adjunct at Washington & Lee University.  In Williamson’s words, “Tim Gaylard is that rare blend of scholar and performer. He’s a distinguished professor and a great musician!”

A supper and a “meet the musicians” reception will follow the concert, hosted by Amherst Presbyterian Church’s (APC)  Mission Committee, for a donation to benefit APC Pre-School.

Produced by Amherst Glebe Arts Response, Inc. (AGAR) PO Box 117, Clifford VA 24533 

(434) 989-3215. Director of Program Development for the music series is Anthony Harvey.
This chamber music series is supported in part by funding from the Virginia Commission for the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts

Season Tickets includes 6 concerts, or 3 concert half-season. 6 ticket season for $60 ($10 per show) or 3 ticket half-season ticket $37.50 ($12.50 per show). Student/Children Season Ticket $20
Individual Concert tickets: $15 Adults and Seniors, $5 College Students, $2 Children (K-12)
Credit cards only accepted through LynchburgTickets.com.
All tickets will be held at Will Call. Available for pickup when you arrive for the concert.
For more information: Amherst Glebe Arts Response, Inc. 434-989-3215 or AGARVA@aol.com
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