Whidbey Island Center for the Arts debuts 88 Keys Piano Club

Whidbey Island Center for the Arts will debut a new show, the 88 Keys Piano Club, featuring top pianists hosted by Maureen Girard.

  • Friday, January 23, 2015 6:58pm
  • Life

Whidbey Island Center for the Arts will debut a new show, the 88 Keys Piano Club, featuring top pianists hosted by Maureen Girard.

The debut show takes place at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24 at Zech Hall.

The show will be loosely based on the hit National Public Radio chat and music program “Piano Jazz” with Marian McPartland, according to a recent press release. The release states that it will also glean influence from Girard’s successful House Concert Series, which she has hosted for the past 10 years at her personal 88 Keys Piano Studio in Langley. It featured many friends including Jessica Williams, David Lanz, Claudio Mendez, Karin Kajita and others from the Pacific Northwest and around the world.

Seattle-based pianist Karin Kajita will perform as a guest artist on Jan. 24. Kajita has been a part of the Seattle jazz scene for several years and is the leader of the Karin Kajita Jazz Quintet, according to the press release.

She has also performed for various venues nationwide and internationally, including five tours in Japan and several cruise-line shows for Crystal and Norwegian Cruise Lines.

Tickets cost $20 and may be purchased by calling the box office at 360-221-8268 or by visiting https://tickets.wicaonline.com/public.

 

More in Life

Oak Harbor thespian juggles two productions at once

Oak Harbor resident Megan LeMay has always been a busy body. Interests… Continue reading

Santa has new route on South Whidbey

Santa Claus is coming to town once again, but this year he’ll… Continue reading

Donor pledges $10K matching grant to WIN

An anonymous donor recently pledged $10,000 to Whidbey Island Nourishes, hoping it… Continue reading

Officer recognized for role in catching suspected robber

Langley Police Officer Mason Shoudy was formally honored by the City of… Continue reading

Island artists throwing first holiday pottery sale

‘So many of us between Oak Harbor and Clinton’

Saratoga Orchestra offers Peter, a wolf and a ‘petting zoo,’ too

Saratoga Orchestra hosts traditional kid-friendly concert

Members of Deer Lagoon Grange earn seventh degree awards

Six receive highest honor, seventh degree Six members of the Deer Lagoon… Continue reading

Singing without judgment: South Whidbey’s community choir offers a second home

For many, singing in public can be a nerve-wracking experience. It’s part… Continue reading

Lubchuk graduates from University of Washington Bothell

Shelby Lubchuk, the daughter of Dennis and Luana Lubchuk of Clinton, recently… Continue reading

Most Read