The Block
Take3

TAKE3, classical crossover

Friday, October 1st, 7:30 pm

Doors open at 7 pm

$28-$40

student $10

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With a flair for the wild and unexpected, this genre-defying trio combines top pop hits, Americana, and classical with rock-star charisma. Known for their infectious and down to earth onstage personalities, Take3 was unable to perform last year but are eager to appear at The Block at last!

 


The Block has created a new Safe Nights at The Block health policy for indoor gatherings. This includes providing proof of vaccination, with the last dose administered at least 14 days before concert admission. Unvaccinated patrons will be admitted with a negative Covid-19 test administered within 72 hours of each concert. Masks will be required regardless of vaccination status while Muskegon County transmission risk remains at substantial or high, according to the CDC’s system. Children under the minimum age for vaccination are welcome with face covering masks and proof of a negative test. Please continue to check this website for updates.

LINDSAY DEUTSCH, VIOLIN
With her limitless enthusiasm and vast gifts as a performer and entertainer, American violinist, Lindsay Deutsch, is a charismatic and captivating presence on today’s music scene. She has thrilled audiences world-wide with her passion for music and brilliant display of technique and musicianship.

Lindsay Deutsch is presently touring as a solo violinist with Yanni having just finished up tours with him throughout North America, Saudi Arabia, Uzbekistan, and Abu Dhabi. Future tours will include Indonesia, China and more.

Maestro Jung-Ho Pak, conductor and artistic director of the Cape Symphony Orchestra, says of Lindsay, “A conductor dreams about finding a soloist who understands the essential responsibility of helping change a large community’s view of classical music. In a time when every concert has to be unforgettable and a game changer, Lindsay can make that happen every time.”

Deutsch frequently appears as guest soloist with American and Canadian symphonies. Her performance of Astor Piazzolla “Four Seasons of Buenos Aires” with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Jeffrey Kahane, was selected for NPR’s Symphony Cast Program. Her movie credits include playing the solo violin sound track for the movie, “The Good Shepherd” starring Robert De Niro.

Ms. Deutsch received her education from the Colburn Conservatory in Los Angeles, where she studied under Robert Lipsett. Lindsay Deutsch plays on an 1845 Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume violin.


JASON STOLL, PIANO

Southern Californian pianist, Jason Stoll, has garnered many praises and awards for his performances throughout his career thus far. Mr. Stoll has also competed internationally and was named a semi-finalist in the 2015 Dublin International Piano Competition and Finalist in the 2013 American Paderewski Piano Competition.Over the years, Mr. Stoll has been both participant and performer at several notable summer music festivals including the Aspen Music Festival, and Pianofest in the Hamptons. While in residence at these festivals, Mr. Stoll has had the privilege of working closely with faculty from many prestigious conservatories and universities. Mr. Stoll holds degrees from the Juilliard School and the Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto. His principal teachers included John Roscigno, Dmitry Rachmanov, Matti Raekallio, Jerome Lowenthal, John Perry, and David Louie.


MIKALA SCHMITZ, CELLO

Hailed by San Francisco's Civic Center for her "...professional and highest caliber of playing," Los Angeles-based cellist Mikala Schmitz is an avid performer of many different styles of cello playing. Ms. Schmitz often finds herself crossing over into a variety of musical genres. From jazz and electronic to classical and baroque, Mikala continues to find new and fascinating collaborative avenues.

Mikala's work with the English rock group The Last Shadow Puppets took her all over Europe, and you can hear her on their EP Dream Synopsis . You can also hear her on television shows such as Netflix's Chef's Table and HBO's The Brink . Ms. Schmitz will resume her award-winning tenure with Tim Robbins’s acting troupe, The Actors’ Gang, on a national tour of their production of The New Colossus , an original one-act play written and directed by Tim Robbins and members of the cast, with original music by Ms. Schmitz and David Robbins.

Ms. Schmitz holds a B.M. degree from Oberlin College Conservatory, where she studied cello with Darrett Adkins. Mikala also holds a M.M. degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music, where she studied with The Cleveland Orchestra's assistant principal cellist.

Take3

TAKE3, classical crossover

Friday, October 1st, 7:30 pm

Doors open at 7 pm

$28-$40

student $10

About

With a flair for the wild and unexpected, this genre-defying trio combines top pop hits, Americana, and classical with rock-star charisma. Known for their infectious and down to earth onstage personalities, Take3 was unable to perform last year but are eager to appear at The Block at last!

 


The Block has created a new Safe Nights at The Block health policy for indoor gatherings. This includes providing proof of vaccination, with the last dose administered at least 14 days before concert admission. Unvaccinated patrons will be admitted with a negative Covid-19 test administered within 72 hours of each concert. Masks will be required regardless of vaccination status while Muskegon County transmission risk remains at substantial or high, according to the CDC’s system. Children under the minimum age for vaccination are welcome with face covering masks and proof of a negative test. Please continue to check this website for updates.

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