May 2, 2011

George Winston concert

The Central Lakes College Foundation presents George Winston in concet for its annual fundraising event at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 12 in Tornstrom Auditorium. George plays over 100 solo piano concerts a year in America and beyond, inspired by the seasons. These concerts feature a variety of styles, including his melodic folk piano, stride piano, New Orleans R&B piano, Vince Guaraldi’s Peanuts pieces, songs by The Doors and more. He also currently plays solo guitar concerts, solo harmonica concerts and solo piano dances (with R&B, slow dance songs and more). Listen to his new CD entitled "Love Will Come -- The Music of Vince Giraldi, Vol. 2" ( to get a taste of his musical style. The Central Lakes College Student Food Shelf will be the benefactor of a food drive during the concert. Please show your support by purchasing a ticket and bringing a non-perishable food item of choice to the concert. The proceeds from this event will go to a scholarship fund created in George Winston's honor; scholarships from this fund will be awarded to students who are active in music while attending Central Lakes College. General seating tickets may be purchased online for $25/ticket by going to VIP tickets may be purchased for $50/ticket by calling Pam Thomsen at 218-855-8129 or Jean Beckmann at 218-855-8135. VIP tickets include reserved seating and access to a dessert buffet held during the concert intermission.