Soundscapes | Saturday, March 5th, 2022 | 7pm
Indian Trail High School Auditorium
6800-60th St. | Kenosha, WI.
With a reputation for musical variety and excellence, Living Light School of Worship will host its 8th annual benefit concert, Soundscapes, on Saturday, March 5th. The evening will begin at 7pm at Indian Trail Auditorium in Kenosha (6800-60th St.). From the classical music of Windfire, to the jazz-funk from Kal Bergendahl Project, it will be a night of diverse and original instrumental music truly reflecting the event’s name – Soundscapes. Delicious homemade desserts will be served at the intermission as well.
‘WINDFIRE: Flute & Percussion Spectacular’ is comprised of John and Paula Kasica. The classical duo from St. Louis, Missouri has performed around the country as well as overseas for the past 25 years.
John has a Diploma of Music from the Juilliard School in New York. Since 1971 he has been a member of the percussion section of the Grammy award-winning St. Louis Symphony, featuring on over 110 albums, winning five Grammy Awards and performing 80 times at Carnegie Hall. He has served on the faculty of UMSL, Webster University, Mo Baptist University and Maryville University.
Flautist Paula Kasica received her Bachelor of Music from the St. Louis Conservatory of Music. She has appeared as soloist with several symphonies including the St. Louis Symphony and was a member of the Equinox Chamber Players. She has performed at the Aspen Music Festival, the Grand Teton Music Festival, the Fox Theatre Orchestra and the International Chinese Music Festival Changsha and Zhengzhou, China.
The Kal Bergendahl Project (KBP) is a six-piece instrumental jazz-funk band. The vibrant unit features some of SE Wisconsin’s most familiar jazz faces displaying extraordinary musicianship and technical precision. Joining Kal for the evening will be: Russ Johnson-trumpet, Ben Olson-alto saxophone, Tony Barba-tenor saxophone, Theo Merriweather-keyboards, Glenn Williams-drums as well as Chris Marvin-guitar and John Pendray-piano.
Blending free-flowing funk and memorable melodies; the ensemble is driven by a stellar horn section. Groove and melodic hooks are weaved in their musical landscape of Jazz-Funk, R&B and Soul. The group has performed throughout the local region since 2005 being showcased at many outdoor festivals, concert halls, and benefits.
Some notable performances include: Gallagher Way @ Wrigley Field-Chicago, Jazz at Five-Madison, Milwaukee’s Bastille Days, Lakefront Fest of Art and Chill on the Hill, Jeans Jazz Series-Racine, Fondue Fest-Fond Du Lac, Gibson Music Hall-Appleton and Concerts in the Park-Lake Geneva.
They have released three recordings in their “Parallels” series titled Chapters 1, 2 and 3.
Word+Design artist Brianna Johnson will be featured with the group. She will be doing a live painting of the song titled “The Clearing”. The painting will be available for auction during the evening as well.
Founded in 2001, Living Light School of Worship is a nine-month music and discipleship program in Kenosha, attracting students from all over the country and world with alumni representing eleven different countries.
All concert proceeds go to benefit the Living Light School of Worship.
Contact 2626525212 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to purchase tickets, which are available in advance or at the door for $15 each.
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