Free Family Concert Series begins on August 2nd

Free Family Concert Series begins August 2

Thursday | August 2 | 6-7pm
Blooming Grounds Coffeehouse
50 E 3rd St | Winona

Join in the fun for a free family-friendly concert featuring the H3O Jazz Trio. This is the first in a series of three free concerts sponsored jointly by the Third Space–Main Street Program and the City of Winona. The other concerts will be: Flutistry on September 13 and Deutches Duo on October 4. These informal performances are designed for people of all ages who usually don’t attend formal concerts. The hour-long performance features audience participation giving children (and the young-at-heart) the chance to play percussion instruments along with the performers. All instruments are provided and no music reading experience is necessary – just your ears and hands!

The performances are made possible by the support of the Bush Foundation, Springboard for the Arts, Third Space and Main Street Programs and Blooming Grounds Coffeehouse. Contact concert coordinator Janet Heukeshoven at jheukesh@smumn.edu for additional details.

About H3O Jazz Trio

The father and sons’ trio H3O began performing great jazz tunes together when bassist Max Heukeshoven was only 14 years old. Along with older brother Hans on drums and vibes and dad Eric on the piano the group was asked to play for a private pool party and haven’t stopped since!

A. Eric Heukeshoven is an assistant professor of music and director of Jazz Studies at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Hans Heukeshoven is a 2015 graduate of Saint Mary’s with degrees in Music Performance and Computer Science and works as a software engineer. Max Heukeshoven is completing a degree in Music Industry at Saint Mary’s and plans to attend law school in 2019.

H3O performs a wide variety of jazz styles including original music. They have worked as the rhythm section for numerous area professionals including Minnesota Music Hall of Fame’s Les Fields and Dr. John Paulson. Recent appearances include Midwest Music Fest, Great River Shakespeare Festival, Grace Presbyterian Church, Faith Lutheran Church, and numerous other venues. Also this week, H3O will perform at the GRSF Concert on the Green, Friday, August 4 from 12:30-1:30pm. Beginning Sept. 16th, H3O and Island City Brewing Company will host a monthly jazz jam open to all.

Janet Heukeshoven is a member of the River Arts Alliance. To learn more about the benefits of membership, please visit: riverartsalliance.org/JOIN.

 

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