IMPORTANT UPDATE: Although COVID-19 restrictions on large group gatherings do not allow us to return to live concerts to start the 2021-2022 concert season...
LCCCA will continue to offer Virtual Concerts
until we can again gather safely in large groups!
River City Big Band
Opening the 2021-22 fall virtual concerts is local favorite, The River City Big Band, led by pianist Steve Rudolph & trumpeter Bill Perbetsky. The group formed in 2014 is a classic 16 piece jazz orchestra (4 trumpets, 4 trombones, 5 saxes, piano, bass and drums). Their music includes classic big band repertoire - Thad Jones, Bob Florence, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Stan Kenton and more plus original compositions and arrangements from members and friends.
Welcome to The StepCrew, an unbelievable new show which brings together three styles of exhilarating dance forms – Ottawa Valley stepdance, Irish stepdance, and Tap. With virtuosic dancers and musicians from the likes of The Chieftains, Cherish The Ladies, and Bowfire, this cast of outstanding talent takes you on a dance journey as champions in their respective art forms show audiences the amazing similarities and differences between these three captivating styles. As if dancing weren’t enough, The StepCrew boasts three world-class fiddlers backed by an amazing five-piece ensemble comprised of some of the most talented and respected musicians in the Celtic music scene today.
Silver, Wood & Ivory
Two Women - 19 Flutes and Recorders
Piano, Celtic Harp, Keyboards and a whole lot of Friendship...
Silver Wood and Ivory is a sparkling combination of the silver and wood of flutes and recorders and the ivory of the keyboard that features gifted musicians and close friends Tracy Dietrich and Cindy Keller Wittenberg. Each inspiring arrangement and original composition highlights the beauty, perfect blends and individual character of each of their instruments.
Together, this two-person orchestra of classically trained artists have fashioned a tapestry of music that stirs the soul. Tracy and Cindy both have instrumental performance degrees: Tracy from Indiana University and Cindy from Elizabethtown College and Peabody Conservatory.
Whether it’s a familiar song that causes memories to come flooding back or a new melody that creates a sense of calm, Silver Wood & Ivory has created a body of work that will satisfy everyone’s melodic appetite.