PROJECT Trio is coming to Adams State

(11-18-2011)

The passionate, high energy chamber music ensemble, PROJECT Trio will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, in Adams State College Leon Memorial Hall. PROJECT Trio is taking chamber music to a whole new level. Greg Pattillo, flute, Eric Stephenson, cello, and Peter Seymour, bass, are pushing the boundaries of classical music with a high octane mix of jazz, hip-hop, and rock.

The trio performs to enthusiastic audiences of all ages in concert halls, clubs, and classrooms around the world. Acclaim for the Trio and its members runs the gamut from Downbeat Magazine, which exclaims PROJECT Trio is "packed with musicianship, joy, and surprise" to the New York Times, which calls beat-boxing flutist Greg Pattillo "the best in the world at what he does." Fellow classical musicians join in the raves saying "PROJECT Trio really has it all. They combine the fire and refinement of the finest classical chamber ensembles with the stage presences and energy of rock stars."

According to the website projecttrio.com, PROJECT Trio, comprised of three virtuosic composer/performers from Brooklyn, NY, blend their classical training with an eclectic taste in musical styles, PROJECT Trio has made an impact on audiences of all ages. Bursting onto the scene with their landmark videos, right out of the internet generation, PROJECT Trio is a musical experience defining a new level of entertainment.

The concert, preceded by a master class at 5: 30 pm., is free to AS&F and Friends of Music and $10 for adults and $5 for seniors and students. The master class is free and open to the public.

Advance tickets are recommended. Tickets are available in the Adams State Music Office and the Green Spot, located at 711 State Ave. in Alamosa, Colo. Call 719-587-7621 for more information.

Cosponsored by the Alamosa Live Music Association and Grizzly Activity Board