Will Taylor and Strings Attached

Will Taylor and Strings Attached - Music of Beethoven with Tony Rogers and Christabel Lin

Sunday, October 23
Will Taylor and Strings Attached
Music of Beethoven
with Tony Rogers and Christabel Lin
2 PM

When was the last time you went to a Classical String Trio Concert? Just as we suspected. This not-to-be-missed event combines precise sophistication and deliberate accessibility that will captivate and resonate.

The Living Score | Beethoven Featuring a live performance of the String Trio #3 in C minor, improvised music, spoken word with Beethoven’s letters, poetry inspired by his music and audience Q & A.

Imagine a casual concert experience that takes you deep into the life and soul of the music and its creators. Something presented in an unconventional venue where guests can enjoy a glass of wine, acoustic music and a few passionate spoken word recitations of poetry, letters, and short stories.

Sessions On Mary, home of incredible living room acoustics, provides the intimate listening room for this incredible Sunday matinee.

We're going full-on house concert.
Doors at 1:30. Music starts around 2.
This is a reserve your spot in advance event. $25

BYOB or enjoy the house booze. South Austin friendly inside and out. Very light snacks provided. Feel free to bring some but definitely not expected.

Strings Attached Trio
Christabel Lin - Violin
Tony Rogers - Cello
Will Taylor - Viola
Poems and letters performed by Megan Weaver

Megan Weaver

Megan Weaver is a writer & director specializing in form-fracturing ensemble stories about death, love and growing up. She’s directed and performed original theatrical works on historic tall ships, a massive public art sculpture, in an icehouse, fountains, community gardens, elevators, apartments and over Zoom – in addition to directing in “traditional” theaters (although never “traditional” plays). Current projects include a surrealist music video with Claire Hamilton’s Psychic Seatbelt, a magic-realist screenplay based on Megan’s award-winning play Cause of Failure, and an all-women rock opera about former Texas governor Ann Richards. By day Megan ghostwrites content for corporate clients about collaboration, inclusion, leadership and authenticity. meganweaver.com.

Will Taylor

Will has been a professional violinist and Austin music icon for over 20 years, jamming with folks such as Willie Nelson, Pearl Jam, Gary Clark Jr., Shawn Colvin, Shiny Ribs, Guy Forsyth, the Turtle Island String Quartet at Town Hall in New York City and so many more. He's a lover of the outdoors and the magic of bringing people into nature for life-changing moments of connection and musical bliss. Will has been a concert presenter for over 20 years and in 2006 produced a concert of the Beatles White Album that was broadcast on radio and drew over 1600 folks for two shows. You can learn more about Will at StringsAttached.org, StringsintheWoods.com and about my love of community outreach through StringsAttachedCares.org.

Tony Rogers

Tony Rogers is a cellist, educator, performer, arranger and composer. He performs regularly with The Austin Piazzolla Quintet, The Waterloo Trio, Jenifer Jackson, the multi-genre group Strings Attached, performs weddings on weekends, and onstage with symphonies, playing 70 public performances per year, teaches a few hundred lessons and directs the Austin Cello Choir every week on Tuesday evenings for cellists of all levels. In his spare time he organizes chamber reading sessions.

Christabel Lin

Violinist Christabel Lin was born in New Zealand and made her first major solo appearance with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (New Zealand) at the age of 10 for an audience of 250,000. Since then, she has appeared as a soloist with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Christchurch Symphony Orchestra (NZ), Taichung Symphony Orchestra (Taiwan), the Austin Civic Orchestra (Austin, TX) and the Vienna Conservatory Chamber Orchestra in venues such as the Sydney Opera House and the Wiener Musikverein, home of the Vienna Philharmonic. Christabel holds a Master's degree in violin performance from the Vienna Conservatory.

Tickets are $25.
It is most appreciated when folks reserve in advance by either using the link below
or calling/texting John at 512-470-1919.
Cash at the show works as well as PayPal and Venmo.

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