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Local talent to light up the stage for concert association’s season opener on Sept. 30
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The Flying Balalaika Brothers will return to Beeville Friday, Feb. 8, with their blend of traditional world music with a Russian influence for a BCA concert.
The Flying Balalaika Brothers will return to Beeville Friday, Feb. 8, with their blend of traditional world music with a Russian influence for a BCA concert.
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The Beeville Concert Association’s 2012-2013 season kicks off Sunday, Sept. 30 at 3 p.m. at the Coastal Bend College Gertrude R. Jones Performing Arts Auditorium with performances by talented local musicians, including trumpet duo Chuck and Taylor Knowlton; violinist Lindsey Ray; trumpet soloist Linda Switzer; vocal soloists Nancy Jones, Albert Garcia, Donna Davis and Katheryn Mylnar; and several students from “The Dance Studio.”

Dancers include Denise Johnson, Benjamin and Leah Brewer, Jessica Urquizo, Barbara McClendon, Pearl and Evelyn Martisek and Cierra Becker.

Season memberships are $40 for adults, with all children through high school age admitted free to all concerts. CBC students are admitted with their student ID’s through CBC sponsorship. Single tickets at the door are $10 for adults, and each adult accompanied by two children will be admitted free.

Memberships may be purchased at the Sept. 30 concert, from a BCA volunteer or by mailing a check to the BCA, P.O Box 1511, Beeville, 78104. Members who purchase their tickets before the first concert may pick them up at the door on Sept. 30. Tickets will be mailed to those who cannot attend that concert.

Other concerts in this year’s BCA season are Corpus Christi’s first Salsa band, Ritmo Caribe, Oct. 7; legendary comedian Marty Allen of Hollywood Squares fame, Oct. 27; the San Antonio Symphony Orchestra, Jan. 18; the Flying Balalaika Brothers, Feb. 8; Rebecca Pechefsky and Rachel Evans, with a program which fuses folk melodies and baroque standards on harpsichord and violin, March 3; tenor Austin Dean, April 7; and English organist Stephen Cleobury from King’s College Cambridge, April 21.

Everyone who includes an e-mail address with their check or sends their address to beevilleconcerts@gmail.com will be sent reminders of concerts.

Individuals or businesses who would like to make a tax-deductible contribution to the BCA may have their names listed on each concert program in the following categories:

• Friend of the Arts, $50 (receives one season membership);

• Patron of the Arts, $100 (receives two season membership);

• Benefactor of the Arts, $150 (receives three season memberships);

• Corporate Sponsor of the Arts, $250 or more (receives five season memberships.)
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