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Laureate Series

International Violin Competition of Indianapolis
2017-2018 Laureate Series

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018 – 7:30 PM    SOLD OUT

Hot Swing: An Evening of Gypsy Jazz  Tessa Lark, 2014 Silver Medalist Michael Thurber, Bass, Alex Wintz and Gabe Schnider, GuitarsHot Swing: An Evening of Gypsy Jazz
Tessa Lark, 2014 Silver Medalist
Michael Thurber, Bass
Alex Wintz and Gabe Schnider, Guitars

“…a highly skilled violinist who will absolutely make you sit up and pay attention” – FreeTimes

Co-Presented with Indiana Landmarks
Indiana Landmarks Center, Cook Theater

1201 Central Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46202

Keeping in touch with her Kentucky roots, the multi-talented Tessa Lark is equally at home performing bluegrass and Appalachian music as well as jazz. Tessa returns to Indianapolis this season for Hot Swing: An Evening of Gypsy Jazz along with Michael Thurber, bassist for “The Late Show” and jazz guitarists Alex Wintz and Gabe Schnider. The electrifying evening will feature works by Django Reinhardt, Stéphane Grappelli and original pieces by all four of the performers. Bar and food service will be available throughout this cabaret-style concert.

$40 General Admission | $10 Students

Table Reservations and Menu:

Only entire tables may be reserved for $10 extra per seat.

The evening will feature food and wine from Jacquie's Catering. Click here to see the menu.

If you are interested in reserving a full table or pre-ordering food and wine for the evening, please call the IVCI office at 317-637-4574.

To be placed on a waiting list (first come, first served), please email or call 317.637.4574.


Tuesday, May 15, 2018 – 7:30 PM    

Dami Kim, 2014 Laureate Chih-Yi Chen, PianistDami Kim, 2014 Laureate
Chih-Yi Chen, Pianist

“…the notes seemed to just spill effortlessly”

Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center
450 W. Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202

Schumann Fantasiestücke, Op. 73
Corigliano The Red Violin Caprices
Schumann Sonata No. 1 in A minor, Op. 105
Beethoven Sonata No. 6 in A major, Op. 30, No. 1
Frolov Concert Fantasy on Themes from Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, Op. 19

$25 General Admission | $20 Senior(60+) | $10 Students

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