Nambucca to host two special concerts

Australia’s First Lady of Jazz: Janet Seidel
Australia’s First Lady of Jazz: Janet Seidel

THE NAMBUCCA Valley Arts Council is both privileged and delighted to present the internationally acclaimed jazz singer and pianist Janet Seidel and her band featuring Cyril Bevan (UK, drums) at the Nambucca Community Arts Centre, Ridge St, Nambucca on Sunday April 2 from 2pm.

The trio has been described as “smooth, sophisticated and stylish having a uniquely warm and natural approach to sound” with Janet’s voice “pure and warm as a soft summer breeze”.

Come along and enjoy a wonderful afternoon of entertainment by “Australia’s First Lady of Jazz” and her band.

Tickets $20 NVAC members, $25 visitors, children free. Available at door or beforehand at Hello World Main St Nambucca.

Meanwhile, the winner of the prestigious Kendall National Violin Competition, Zoe Freisberg, accompanied by Jeanell Carrigan on piano, will perform in Nambuca on Saturday, April 8.

Zoe began her violin studies at the age of four. She went on to complete her Bachelor of Music at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music and then studied at the Australian National Academy of Music.

A passionate solo performer, Zoe has played with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, and Orchestra Victoria. She has acted as concertmaster of the Australian Youth Orchestra, Nelson Cook Chamber Orchestra, the Bishop Orchestra and the Queensland Youth Symphony. She has toured in China with renowned UK pianist Alexander Ullman.

Tickets are available at the door or beforehand at Hello World, Main St, Nambucca Heads.