Sunday, June 12, 2022
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Music at Asbury Free Outdoor Concert
Brazilian Music Performed by Kristen Mather de Andrade and Her “Little Big Band”
“Eclectic and engaging, Kristen Mather de Andrade is an artist to be on the lookout for.”
– Modern Mystery Blog
Join clarinetist/vocalist Kristen Mather de Andrade and her little big band as they play music from her debut Brazilian music album “Clarão,” and some classics from the Brazilian repertoire. Described as “a street festival of fun” by Jazz Weekly, this show will transport you to another place and make you want to move!
Kristen will be joined by a full horn section in addition to her frequent collaborators, the great Brazilian musicians César Garabini (7-string guitar) and Eduardo Belo (double bass), both of whom performed on her critically-acclaimed album “Clarão.” Listen to selections from “Clarão” here: https://kristenmather.com/track/2776648/um-chorinho-diferente; https://kristenmather.com/track/2776671/sagrado; https://kristenmather.com/track/2916982/doce-melodia; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tszYJt-K7_Q.
Eclectic virtuoso Kristen Mather de Andrade has been a member of the prestigious West Point Concert Band since 2007 and the Band’s principal clarinetist and soloist since 2012. Additionally, Kristen is the clarinetist, co-founder and artistic director of Vent Nouveau, a New York City ensemble that performs and records material exclusively for winds and brass, as well as the West Point Band’s one-of-a-kind ensemble, Quintette 7. She became interested in Brazilian music and culture when she met her husband in 2011, and her album “Clarão,” has received accolades both in the U.S. and in Brazil for its authenticity, creativity, and virtuosity. A soulful singer as well, Kristen’s vocal stylings have been hailed as “just as powerful as her clarinet.” (Independent Artist Buzz)
This is a 70-minute program with no intermission, held outdoors in the open air chapel at Asbury United Methodist Church. Reservations are recommended for concert seating; lawn seating and “bring your own chair” seating available in the rear of the parking lot. Ample parking. In case of rain, concert will be held inside the sanctuary. Refreshments will be served following the performance.
Reservations can be made online at www.musicatasbury.com or by calling the church office 914-779-3722 and leaving a message with name, phone number, email address, and number in your party.
Music at Asbury was launched in November of 2014 by Lu Gmoser, founding producer of Asbury Summer Theatre, and Dr. Earl F. Groner. As a program of Asbury-Crestwood United Methodist Church, Music at Asbury is designed to serve as a social service to the community, offering free performances by some of New York City and the Hudson Valley’s finest musical artists.
The Rev. Jason Radmacher is pastor of Asbury Church and Mary Thombs is Minister of Music and Chair of Music at Asbury.
Event Location and Ticket Information
Asbury Crestwood United Methodist Church
167 Scarsdale Road
Tuckahoe, New York 10707
Handicap Accessible? Yes
Date: Sunday, June 12, 2022
Times: 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm