“Celtic Wizard” to perform at Silver Lake College

October 4, 2010

“Celtic Wizard” to perform at Silver Lake College

Laura MacKenzie, “the Celtic Wizard”, will appear with Gary Rue in the second of the 2010-2011 Silver Lake College Guest Artist Series, scheduled for Sunday, October 10th at 3:00 PM in the SLC College Chapel.   Laura MacKenzie,  named the “High Priestess of Celtic Music” by the Minnesota Public Radio, commands a vast repertoire of music from Ireland, Scotland, Nova Scotia, England, Central France and Northern Spain on a splendid array of wind-powered instruments including flutes, whistles, concertina, bagpipes and voice.  With astonishing versatility, her performance is supported by the grace, warmth and humor, the craft, knowledge and lore gleaned over years of music-making.

Laura will appear with Gary Rue on guitar and voice.  Rue’s full-throated, melodic guitar style and vocal contributions perfectly compliment MacKenzie’s musical prowess.  Together they present a sparkling and original duo, rooted in tradition, and presenting a rich tapestry of marvelous music.  The Concert, titled “Celtic Harvest”, is a “Bountiful Banquet of Celtic Music and Song”.

Sunday’s concert begins at 3:00PM in the SLC College Chapel.   Adult tickets are $12.00 and Senior (65+) and Student tickets are $8.00.  Tickets can be purchased at the door.   Seating is on a first come basis.  For more information, call 920-686-6173.

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