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Sunday Afternoon Music Series: Kim and Tony

Sunday, August 10, 2014 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summary: With accordion and French vocals, this pair revives the bal-musette sound of Paris in the 1930’s and 40’s, drawing inspiration from the great musicians of the era while incorporating original compositions.

World Kaleidoscope presents Geese in the Bog

Sunday, August 24, 2014 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summary: Geese in the Bog are four musicians who collectively have decades of experience playing in the true Irish tradition. Their music is full of life and solid rhythms that often cause audiences to stamp their feet.

Sounds Upstairs: The Music Department's collection comes to life! Fifth Avenue Strings

Sunday, September 7, 2014 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Summary: This talented high school string quartet will perform classical, folk and fiddle favorites!

Sunday Afternoon Music Series: Tom Breiding: Steeltowns, Coalfields, and the Unbroken Circle

Sunday, September 14, 2014 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summary: From Pittsburgh's forgotten steel mills to the coalfields of Western Virginia, Breiding shares local history through traditional folktales and his original compositions, using guitar, banjo, and harmonica.

World Kaleidoscope presents Pittsburgh Taiko

Sunday, September 28, 2014 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summary: Pittsburgh Taiko is dedicated to bringing the art and spirit of Japanese taiko drumming to Pittsburgh.

Sounds Upstairs: The Music Department's collection comes to life! Harp: A Celebration with Lucy Scandrett

Sunday, October 5, 2014 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Summary: Harp: A Celebration with Lucy Scandrett Intimate, lush, inventive music from a treasured Pittsburgh performer.

Sunday Afternoon Music Series: South Hills Brass

Sunday, October 12, 2014 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summary: This traditional brass quintet entertains through Dixieland, big band, spiritual, classical, folk and patriotic ballads.

World Kaleidoscope presents the Russian Balalaika Orchestra of Pittsburgh

Sunday, October 26, 2014 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summary: The Russian Balalaika Orchestra of Pittsburgh is a folk orchestra in the true Russian traditional style. You don’t have to be Russian to enjoy this music – it speaks a language everyone can understand!

Sunday Afternoon Music Series: Wreck Loose

Sunday, November 9, 2014 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summary: Inspired by the classics, but driven to innovate, Wreck Loose is bringing hooks back to indie rock. This is piano garage pop at its smartest and finest.

World Kaleidoscope presents the Ortner / Marcinizyn Duo

Sunday, November 23, 2014 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summary: Expressive clarinetist / saxophonist Susanne Ortner and guitar virtuoso John Marcinizyn perform an eclectic blend of gypsy jazz, swing, Latin, klezmer, and more.

Sunday Afternoon Music Series: Slipped Disc

Sunday, December 14, 2014 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summary: Melding clarinet, guitar, bass, and percussion, this swing group gets you moving to the tunes of the 1920s and 30s.

World Kaleidoscope presents David Shelow

Sunday, December 28, 2014 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summary: David Shelow, solo guitar, will present “Tunes & Tales of Ireland & Scotland”, a travelogue of music and stories. From Kerry to Kintail, we will explore the distinctive music of these Celtic lands.