Jazz Composer/Pianist To Premiere New Work
September 7, 2011 (CHARLOTTE, NC) - Composer/pianist Marc Hoffman will perform on the the Ashe County Arts Council's "Tickling The Ivories" concert of piano music in the Ashe County Civic Center in West Jefferson, this Saturday, September 10, beginning at 7.30 PM.
Hoffman will perform several original jazz pieces and will premiere a new piece from his soon-to-be-released CD, Late September. For the "Tickling The Ivories" concert, Hoffman will perform an improvised take on his own composition.
Marc Hoffman is well known throughout North Carolina for his frequent live solo, duo, trio and quartet performances in various venues and as the artistic director of the Salisbury School of Music in Salisbury, NC. He is a regular performer in the Founder's Hall concert series in uptown Charlotte and on September 30th will return with his quartet to Rock Hill, SC for the Olde Town Jazz & Blues.
Marc's original concert and jazz pieces have been performed across the US and in the UK, France and The Netherlands.
The September 10th concert will mark his fourth year in the "Tickling The Ivories" concert in West Jefferson, where his family maintains a vacation home.
"I look forward to this concert every year," Hoffman said, "and I am especially grateful to Jane Lonon, executive director of the Ashe County Arts Council for inviting me back this year."
"Tickling The Ivories" features a diverse repertoire from professional and student pianists.
Advance tickets are available at the Ashe Arts Center or by phone: 336-846-ARTS. Tickets will also be available at the door. Ticket prices are $12 adult and $5 students.
For more information on the Arts Council, go to www.ashecountyarts.org.
The Ashe County Civic Center is located at 962 Mt. Jefferson Road, West Jefferson, NC 28694. For more information, visit www.ashecivic.com.
For more information Marc Hoffman, visit www.marchoffman.com.
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