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CANCELLED - Yamaha Artist Concert Series: Carol Welsman

Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 07:30 PM

The Herb Alpert Music Center, Yamaha Corporation, and Keyboard Concepts present the inaugural season of the Yamaha Artist Concert Series. This series will feature some of the most exciting names in jazz, classical, and contemporary piano music today with intimate solo recitals in the beautiful Herb and Lani Alpert Recital Hall, played on a wonderful brand new Yamaha DCFX grand piano. All proceeds go to the Student Scholarship Fund.

This Event Has Been Cancelled

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Internationally acclaimed vocalist/pianist Carol Welsman is a 6-time Juno Award Nominee (Canadian Grammy). Carol has 12 albums to her credit. Her 2016 solo piano/vocal album “FOR YOU” was the #1 selling album at retail in Japan for 6 months following its release, and it reached number 4 on the jazz charts. Volume 2, This is Carol - Jazz Beauties, a trio album, was released March 22, 2019 in Japan and is receiving rave reviews.

Welsman is the granddaughter of Frank Welsman, founder and first conductor of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Her album “I LIKE MEN- Reflections of Miss Peggy Lee”, was voted Top 5 album of the year in USA Today (all genres) in 2010. Carol has performed for such luminaries as Stevie Wonder, Gordon Lightfoot, Herbie Hancock (duet) and President Bill Clinton.  She speaks English, French, Spanish and Italian fluently and also records in these languages.   

Carol has toured the world performing from trio to big band to Pops symphony orchestra concerts, captivating audiences and receiving standing ovations.  She has enjoyed much of her career success in Japan and Canada. A “Distinguished Alumnus” of Berklee College of Music, Carol is also a prolific song-writer and her songs have been recorded by such artists as Celine Dion, Ray Charles and Chrissy Hinde."

Event location: Herb & Lani Alpert Recital Hall (HAMC 210)

Hosted by: Music

If you need an accommodation due to a disability to participate in this CANCELLED - Yamaha Artist Concert Series: Carol Welsman, please contact Anil Jain at jainak@lacitycollege.edu, at least 7 business days in advance.

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