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Mallets and Forethought

  • Michael's On East ballroom 1212 South East Avenue Sarasota, FL, 34239 United States (map)

Season Sponsor - Ernie Kretzmer in loving memory of Alisa Kretzmer

Performance Sponsor - Edward Alley in honor and loving memory of June LeBell Alley


Mallets and Forethought

George Nickson, marimba

Thursday, March 21
11:00 a.m. performance
12:15 p.m. lunch

Michael's On East ballroom ($48)

A percussionist of great versatility and virtuosity, George Nickson has been hailed as "a performer handling his role with ease and flair" by The New York times and "a formidable percussionist to watch out for" by The Post and Courier of Charleston, South Carolina.

The program includes selections from Debussy's "Children's Corner Suite" and "Over the Rainbow" by Harlan/Oetemo.

Lunch served following concert. Michael’s On East Summer Cobb with grilled chicken, assorted lettuces, spiced and sugared walnuts, sliced strawberries, mango, blueberries, blackberries and crumbled gorganzola with sweet poppy-seed dressing. Vegetarian option available. Dessert - Malva Pudding: Apricot infused pudding with vanilla anglaise and mango ice cream. Bread, coffee and tea.

Earlier Event: March 17
Stan Kenton All Star Big Band
Later Event: March 26
Piano Pizzazz Meets Fiddle Finesse