Tickets Now On Sale for Tammy McCann at “Charlie’s"
Tickets are now on sale for Tammy McCann’s performance at “Charlie’s Center for the Arts at the Charlestowne Mall” on October 6, 2012.
St. Charles, Illinois (I-Newswire) September 11, 2012 - The St. Charles Arts Council is delighted to announce that Tammy McCann, proclaimed “the next great voice out of Chicago*” will be the headlining act at “Charlie’s Center for the Arts at the Charlestowne Mall” – A Pop-Up Arts Event, on October 6, 2012. Student musicians from CUSD303, the Opening act for McCann, will begin the show at 7 p.m., followed by McCann’s Headlining performance at 7:30 p.m.
McCann will be conducting a Master Class with the evening’s vocal musicians from St. Charles East and North High Schools earlier in the day, and those singers will perform as the Opening Act.
Tickets are on sale now for $10 [seating is limited] to hear this spectacular jazz vocalist – a singer described by Jazz Critic Stanley Crouch as possessing “superb [pitch],…clear on the top and startling at the bottom, while all of the steps in between are polished with swing...”. Contact the St Charles Arts Council at 630.443.3794 or info@StCharlesArtsCouncil.org for ticket information.
McCann’s performance is underwritten by a donation from The St. Charles Group and by the St Charles Arts Council. Community Unit School District 303 is sponsoring McCann’s Master Class.
You don’t want to miss hearing what McCann can do with classics like Nina Simone’s “Black is the Color” or Billy Strayhorn’s “Lush Life”, or her wonderful interpretations of songs such as the Latin tinged version of the Rogers and Hammerstein favorite “Happy Talk”. Call or email to reserve your tickets now.
And consider coming to “Charlie’s” early – walk around the “Arts Center” within the Charlestowne Mall and browse the 6 art galleries in “Charlie’s” featuring work from professional, emerging, and student visual artists. Enjoy the “Charlie’s” experience!
The “Charlie’s” Pop-Up Arts Center event will run from Saturday, September 22 to Saturday, October 27, 2012. It will encompass 15 storefronts that will be temporarily converted into visual art galleries and studios, music venues, theaters (live and film), dance, magic, and more. More information can be found on the SCAC web site – go to the “Events” page and click on the “Calendar” link.
Charlie’s Center for the Arts at the Charlestowne Mall – a Pop-Up Arts Event is sponsored by:
The City of St. Charles, P-ARTS (People for the Arts), The St. Charles Group, St Charles Arts Council, The Label Printers, St. Charles Rotary Club [Noon], St. Charles Bank and Trust, Elgin Community College, and Janice Reed Schneider, CPA, LTD, with in-kind donations from The Daily Herald, Kane County Chronicle, Gary Brown Design, Charlestowne Mall, J. L. Wagner Plumbing, Classic Cinemas, St. Charles Public Library, CUSD303, and St. Charles Park District.
The St. Charles Arts Council is a 501(c)(3), registered not-for-profit Illinois corporation whose mission is to create an organization that serves and promotes the arts and cultural activities in St. Charles, to the mutual benefit of the arts and the community. The SCAC is staffed entirely by volunteers.
The SCAC currently produces and sponsors the “neXt gallery” (a pop-up gallery program), and the “Art At Home” series and is introducing Charlie’s Center for the Arts at the Charlestowne Mall – a Pop-Up Arts Event.
About Tammy McCann:
Tammy McCann is an internationally recognized Jazz Vocalist whose powerful, sultry, and emotionally charged voice paints pictures and tells stories by merging Classical vocal technique and Gospel esthetic with Jazz to create a sound that is completely her own. Or as Jazz Critic Stanley Crouch would put it, “Her pitch is superb,…clear on the top and startling at the bottom, while all of the steps in between are polished with swing...” Ms. McCann's warm delivery allows here audience to go on the musical journey with her and her engaging personality imprints the memory of her performance on their hearts.
The Chicago Tribune says * “ McCann is the next great voice out of Chicago!” Tammy McCann has performed with such luminaries as Ramsey Lewis & Les McCann, and toured as a ‘Raelette’ with the great Ray Charles. With sold out shows in some of the top jazz venues in America including Birdland, The Blue Note, Jazz at Lincoln Center's Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola and Chicago's own Jazz Showcase her shows are not to be missed. Tammy McCann is a star with a one of a kind voice. Or as Chicago Tribune’s Arts Critic, Howard Reich would put it McCann has , “A voice that soars in all registers, at all tempos, on all occasions .. a voice that inspires wonder!”
About the St. Charles Arts Council:
The SCAC will serve all those individuals (professionals, amateurs, and students) who produce tangible, consumable works of the imagination and all organizations, businesses, and groups that include and represent those people. This would be arts and cultural activities in their broadest sense, including graphic, plastic, and decorative arts, architecture, crafts, literature and poetry, music, theater, and dance. Ultimately we foresee a city municipal arts center, more working artists and opportunities in arts education, many privately-owned galleries, performance venues, and related arts programming.
About Community Unit School District 303:
Community Unit School District 303 is a high-achieving, pre-K-12 system covering 57.4 square miles in the picturesque Fox River Valley, 40 miles west of Chicago. District 303 serves about 13,800 students (August, 2009) from the City of St. Charles and portions of West Chicago, South Elgin, Wayne, Campton Hills, Wasco, Elburn and unincorporated Kane County.
In July 2011, Family Circle Magazine named St. Charles the Best Town for Families in the United States. Among the reasons why the City of St. Charles was given this honor is the involvement of District 303 in the community and the fact that District 303 works closely with the City of St. Charles, the St. Charles Park District, the St. Charles Public Library and other civic organizations to benefit the residents of the community.
The district operates 12 elementary schools, three middle schools, and two high schools.
About The St. Charles Group:
The St. Charles Group is a small business, general management consulting practice that, along with their allied service providers, has extensive experience in sales, marketing, human resources, finance, and operations.
The St. Charles Group’s clients are small to mid-sized firms who have retained the practice to provide market research and marketing plans (including social media); strategic planning systems and implementation strategies; sales/territory management training and coaching; training in customer satisfaction, selling skills, and data-based management; customer satisfaction surveys; organizational assessments and training; financial assessments; growth strategies; and hands-on assistance to help them accomplish their chosen objectives.
About St Charles Arts Council
The St. Charles Arts Council is a 501(c)(3), registered not-for-profit Illinois corporation whose mi More..ssion is to create an organization that serves and promotes the arts and cultural activities in St. Charles, to the mutual benefit of the arts and the community. The SCAC is staffed entirely by volunteers.
The SCAC currently produces and sponsors the “neXt gallery” (a pop-up gallery program), and the “Art At Home” series.
About the neXt gallery program:
The neXt gallery Pop-Up Art Gallery program is a collaboration that promotes local/regional artists, the SCAC, and the St. Charles business community. The program is called neXt gallery, because you never know where it will pop up next!Less..
St Charles Arts Council
2 East Main Street, St. Charles, Illinois
Phone : 630.443.3794
Published On:September 11, 2012
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