The Nutcracker Suite – Saturday December 13

Hope you can take time this holiday season to enjoy Tim Sparks’ playing of his arrangement of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker Suite here at the Center on Saturday, December 13 at 7:30 pm.  Admission is $12 by advance reservation (call 218-385-3339) or $15 the night of the concert.  Student admission is $5.  Tim is from Frazee, and he is also a world renowned guitarist and interpreter of world music.

Tim Sparks is an award-winning guitarist whose blending of musical styles has won him extensive praise from all corners of the music world. Guitar Player Magazine has called his music “Fresh, exotic, and totally cool.”, Acoustic Guitar Magazine calls it “rich and sensuous”, and guitarist Leo Kottke simply says “He’s really one of the best musicians I know.” From the early traditional country blues and gospel music he learned in the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Jazz, Be Bop, classical and world music from his varied career across the U. S. and Europe, Tim has thrilled and inspired audiences and musicians world-wide.

Here is a little sample of “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy.”  Thanks to Carol and Neal Myhre who sponsored this concert.