POPLARVILLE – A family of musicians will bring a captivating blend of folk and classical music to the Brownstone Center for the Arts in Poplarville on Sept. 15.
The Annie Moses Band will perform at 7 p.m. on the campus of Pearl River Community College.
The members of the band are family as well as being a talented ensemble of songwriters, singers, and musicians, combining technical skill with exhilarating showmanship.
The band has performed around the world on stages ranging from Carnegie Hall to the Grand Ole Opry as well as appearing on PBS.
“We are so very excited to bring the incredibly talented Annie Moses Band to the Brownstone Center to open our 2014-15 season,” said Archie Rawls, Brownstone Center director. “With their new show’s emphasis on the many genres that encompass America’s music performed with instrumental virtuosity and stunning vocals in our beautiful facility, this will be an evening not to be missed.”
Veteran composer, Bill Wolaver, weaves together musical styles that allows the musicians to showcase their Juilliard training. Wolaver and three of his children formed the band in 2001, naming it for their great-grandmother. Three more siblings and an in-law have since joined the band.
Playing a variety of stringed instruments backed by keyboard and drums, The Annie Moses Band combines the best of beloved genres in a style that unifies audiences, young and old, classical connoisseurs and roots enthusiasts, jazz aficionados and bluegrass buffs.
The Annie Moses Band’s The Art of American Music features favorites from Aaron Copland, George Gershwin and other quintessential American legends. The show fuses Appalachian bluegrass, Irish fiddle, beloved classical themes and roots music to create a beautiful and transporting concert experience.
Reserved tickets for the concert, one of five Premier Performance Events at the Brownstone Center, are $25 for orchestra level and $20 for balcony. Season tickets for all five Premier Performance Events are available through Sept. 15 for $70 for orchestra level seating.
Tickets can be purchased online at brownpapertickets.com or by calling the Brownstone Center box office at 601-403-1180 between 9 and 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.