Categories: Music & Concerts
- Cost: Free
Concert: Violet Willows Duo at the Somers Library
Sunday, July 28, 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Violet Willows is a Connecticut based duo featuring Brianne Chasanoff (piano, vocals, songwriter), and Mary Gardner (multi-instrumentalist, vocals). Brianne and Mary’s musical talents blend seamlessly, speaking to the listener intimately through their depth of emotional expression. They’ll take you on a journey performing their unique arrangements of familiar covers both past and present, along with original compositions which had been featured on Hudson Valley’s 100.7FM WHUD Artist Spotlight Series. They have performed at various notable venues in CT and New York City including Falcon Ridge Folk Festival (Emerging Artist Showcase), Towne Crier, Infinity Hall, and Voices Cafe. They have shared the staged with national touring acts including Mary Fahl of the October Project, Susan Werner, and two-time grammy award winner, Bill Miller. Although their sound is unique, they have been compared to Sarah McLachlan, Joni Mitchell, and Indigo Girls. No registration necessary – first come, first seated.
Brianne Chasanoff (Singer/Songwriter) is a classically trained vocalist and pianist, with a Bachelor’s of Science in Music Education concentrating in Voice and Piano and a Master’s Degree in Studio Composition. She performs various styles of music from Broadway and classical to pop. Her vast experience and love for all styles of music shine through in her songwriting reaching listeners of all ages and tastes. Brianne has released two albums which can be purchased on CDBaby.com and iTunes and have been aired on various local radio stations as well as Spotify and Pandora Internet Radio.
Mary Gardner is a multi-instrumentalist who specializes in percussion and world music. She has received acclaim for her fluency in a wide variety of styles from contemporary music to traditional Irish tunes, having traveled and studied abroad in Ireland and London. She has performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall, Skirball Center for the Arts, Goodspeed Opera House, and many other notable venues. Mary received her Bachelor¹s degree in Music Education and Performance and her Master’s Degree in Percussion Performance.
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