Thursday Night: “An Evening with the Legends of Quartet” the 2014 Malaco Artists Retreat & Showcase. This is a gospel event and begins at 7 pm. This event is FREE and open to the public and will be held in the Metro Center Mall.
Friday-Saturday: 28th Annual Gladys P. Norris National Piano Festival
More than one hundred young and promising students will display their talents when they converge on Jackson State University’s campus. The festival will be held at the F.D. Hall Music Center located on the main campus on Lynch Street in West Jackson. The festival will begin on Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 with junior high and high school competitions beginning at 5 p.m.. It will continue on Saturday, Feb 22 with elementary competition beginning at 9 a.m. All festival recital competitions are free and open to the public. For additional information, contact Dr. Karen Laubengayer at 601.979.2141.
Sunday: Grammy-nominated Imani Winds, one of the most successful chamber music ensembles in the U.S., will perform at Jackson State University’s Rose E. McCoy Auditorium at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $5 for JSU students.
Imani Winds has carved out a distinct presence in the classical music world since its formation in 1997. Through dynamic stage presence, culturally poignant programming, adventurous collaborations and inspirational outreach programs, the ensemble both thrills and inspires. Tickets can be purchased by credit card at the box office on the day of the performance or online at http://www.jsums.edu/artisticintensity. For questions, call 601-979-7036.
Have a wonderful weekend!