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!
The Gentlemen Trio
GENTRI, which is short for “The Gentlemen Trio” was established in June 2014 and is comprised of three dynamic tenors: Brad Robins, Casey Elliott and Bradley Quinn Lever. Pioneering a signature sound they call “Cinematic Pop,” the music of GENTRI is transfused with lush, epic orchestrations and rich, dynamic three-part harmonies all composed by the group’s producer Stephen Nelson.
To date, GENTRI has released three EP’s and three full length albums, the most recent being “Noel”, GENTRI’s second Christmas album, which debuted #6 on iTunes pop charts, just under Taylor Swift. Almost all of GENTRI’s albums have reached #1 on various Billboard charts. The Gents are also known for their award-winning music videos, which have been featured on news outlets around the world including ABC World News, NBC Nightly News and Inside Edition.
GENTRI has performed all over the United States and across the globe. They have shared the stage with world-renowned talent, including Tony Award-winning powerhouse Kristin Chenoweth, international tenor sensation Alfie Boe, Tony Award-winning vocalist Idina Menzel, and legendary rock bands Journey, Blondie and One Republic.
The Electric Light Orchestra Experience
ELO's fusion of Beatlesque-pop with classical arrangements rocketed the group to massive commercial success, generating numerous instantly recognizable chart-topping hits and album sales in excess of 50,000,000. The brilliant arrangements and flawless musicianship and vocals of the 12 elite professional musicians, whose credits include an exhaustive list of the biggest names in the music industry, are the hallmarks of this first-class 50th Anniversary Tribute to The Electric Light Orchestra.
Celebrated saxophonist extraordinaire, Rob Verdi brings us a jazz concert that features an impressive collection of rare saxophones and crowd pleasing swing, classical and pop songs associated with the saxophone.
Back in the early 1920s, Vaudeville shows were the hot ticket. Saxophone virtuosos Rudy Weideoft and Adrian Rollini, along with famous saxophone ensembles such as the Six Brown Brothers and the Schuster Sisters, were achieving great success and notoriety. The saxophone was the most well-liked instrument and a popular choice for young, aspiring music students to play in school band. Then, in the late 1920s, Vaudeville and, ultimately, the saxophone fell out of favor. With the decline in saxophone sales, manufacturers such as Conn, Buescher, H.M. White, Martin and King were forced to come up with creative new designs to stimulate renewed interest in the saxophone. What they conjured up was quite extraordinary.
Saxophobia offers a rare and unique glimpse at some of the most unusual saxophones ever manufactured. Set in a jazz combo format with piano, bass, and drums, this virtual concert revisits some of the classic melodies associated with the saxophone and honors a few sax players who contributed to the development of America's indigenous art form.