Eric Ross is a true American Composer

  Eric Ross April 24th, 2008 at 7PM http://www.ericross.info/ FREE Eric Ross is a true American Composer. He premiered his Concerto for Orchestra at Lincoln Center in New York, and released his first solo album, Songs for Synthesized Soprano, in 1982. He has written symphonies, chamber pieces and many works for solo instruments. The New York Times calls his music, “a …

John Gorka at Homer Center for the Arts

  John Gorka April 26th, 2008 at 8PM http://www.johngorka.com/ John Gorka is an acoustic based singer songwriter and self described “aspiring folksinger.” His songs look at the world with a realistic hope, acknowledging the sorrows and celebrating the joys of a modern life.  He’s a High Street Records recording artist and one of the most admired singers and songwriters in …

Jay Smar Children’s Show in Cortland County

  Jay Smar Children’s Show April 13th at 2PM http://www.jaysmar.com/ FREE Very interactive program with audience singing, children performing on mandolin and fiddle (preceded by the instruments origin), the “origin of” and the teaching of a very simple clog-dancing step, as well as some coal mining stories such as the invention of the first roller-coaster from a coal train called …

Ola Onabule Visits Homer in the Finger Lakes

  Ola Onabule April 12th, 2008 at 8PM http://www.olasmusic.com/ Ola Onabule is probably one of the best kept secrets in the British music world. Ola’s voice is exceptional, powerful and recognizably unique, and his songwriting soulful, funky and jazzy. He is one of the most charismatic performers in the UK. Center for Arts of Homer 72 S. Main Street Homer, NY …

Bill Evans Soulgrass in Homer, Just South of Skaneateteles

  Bill Evans Soulgrass March 29th, 2008 at 8PM http://www.billevanssax.com/ Multi Grammy nominated saxophonist he blends jazz, funk and roots music into a seamless and wholly unique hybrid of quintessentially American styles. Bill became Miles Davis’ right-hand man and soloistic foil in concert and on a series of recordings from 1980 to 1984. Soulgrass has been described by the newspaper El …