Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on November 26, 1980 · Page 19
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Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California · Page 19

Ukiah, California
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Wednesday, November 26, 1980
Page 19
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That's entertainment Wednesday, November 19,1980 UkjahDaMjjJ^^ Arch Ensemble in coast concert The Arch Ensemble for l^xperlmen- tal Music, conducted by Robert Hughes, will perform Friday, Dec. 5, at Helen Schoeni Theatre In the Mendocino Arts Center. The concert will begin at 8 p m This performance is a benefit for the Mendocino Chorus and Orchestra Tickets are $3.50 and will be available at the door The Arch Ensemble, a performing group dedicated to music by post World War 11 composers, was founded in 1977 by music directors Tom Buckner and Robert Hughes. This group (#19 musicians specializes in new experimental music and multi media performance art. The program at the Mendocino Arts Center will include the world premiere of San Francisco Bay Area artist Ami Radunskaya's "Tete a' tete." This composition features the new Buchla digital "Touche" synthesizer and previous 300 model music box along with pop vocalist Jacqueline Humbert and dancer Margaret Fisher. Ms. Radunskaya, a well known Bay Area cellist specializing In new music, has performed throughout the U.S. and Europe with Don Buchla. Ms. Radun­ skaya Is a member of the Arch Ensemble Jazz Kiisciiihic concert in PV^ The Mendocino College Jazz Ensemble will perform Tuesday, Dec. 2, at 8 p m at the Potter Valley Elementary Schobl under the direction of John Parkinson This seasoned group of musicians has built a reputation folr qyality performances of traditional and modern jazz. Director Parkinson Indicates that an entirely new program of numbers is on the agenda for this concert. A donation will be asked to help cover expenses. Gerard Conde's "Memorial" will receive Its American premiere. This work for voice and string quintet, features tenor, Tom Buckner. Conde is a critic for Le Monde in Paris. This performance marks the West Coast premiere of Michael Manion's "Wheels. ' The piece is a colorful sustained composition punctuated by antithetical percussion lines. Manion is an enigma. A former Ot>eriin graduate, he resided in the San Francisco Bay Area in the late seventies. Nothing more is kno^ about him. This performance by the Arch Ensemble is made possible by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Conlmicut Foundation and the Pocassett Foundation. 'Messiah" siii^fnloiio scheduled for Dec. I The traditional annual "Messiah" Singalong performance will take place on Monday evening Dec. 1 at the Ukiah Seventh-day Adventist Church on Laws Avenue. It will begin al 7:30 p.m. The performance is sponsored by the Ukiah Music Umbrella and is open to the public. This is a community-wide everit which draws together both singers and listeners ^f all ages in an unrehearsed performance of many of the magnificent choruses of this great work by George Frideric Handel. Everyone is welcome to sing this uplifting music which open^ the Christmas season. Members of ^the Masterworks Chorale will sit with the audience. Church choir members and others who have sung the music previously will want to bring their music and share it with newcomers. The Community Orchestra under the direction of Joe Sandoval will provide accompaniment for the choruses. Mary Ashford will be at the piano to ac company the soloists. They are Kar bara Steadman, soprano; Marilyn Simpson, alto; Walter Ihl, tenor; and Ralph Gates, bass liliics performer at Back Door Andrew Jeffries, straight from the Chicago blues and rock scene, will appear at the Back Door of the Palace Hotel for one night only, Friday, Nov 28 A seasoned performer, having performed with such blues greats as B B King, Junior Parker, the Four Tops and Otis Rush, he brings to the stage a style decidedly his own and excites that unmistakable gut level response in his band as well as the audietice. y Slick, smooth and energy packed, this is Chicago Blues not to be missed An drew Jeffries will appear with Jay Peterson on bass, Steve Griffiths on drums. Luther Tucker on guitar, and Michael Sklar on rhythm guitar You Are Invited To Our 4th Annual Holiday Preview Show I Thatcher's Florist & Gifts 345 N. State St. -Downtown Ukiah Sunday, November 30,1980 11:00 a.m.-7:00p.m. Parking Available in the Rear Refreshments Door Prizes Beautiful Home & Office Decorations Gift Ideas SPA SALE! ^200 Our pre-plumbed pkg Limited to itock on hand • MOIR'S 509 S. STATE ST. UKIAH 462-7503 Smith's Shoes Holiday Special! 20% OFF Women's Shoes W,...j^^.M. ^..^ mm. M m m m m ' '"°"*g°'"«'-y Vi"°ge • Coddingtown at The Fashion •110 Kentucky Downtown Petolumo • Orchard Ploio Center UHoh . .

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