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Posted on: March 27, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Butte Community Concert Association to launch campaign drive

Butte Community Concert Association is kicking off its campaign drive for the 85th season from April 8 through April 24.

Seats for the 2015-16 season are $60 for adults and $15 for students through high school age. Admission to the concerts is by season ticket only.

People can mail checks payable to the Mother Lode Theater, 316 W. Park St., or call 406-723-3602 for information.

The performances include:

Sunday, Sept. 13, at 3 p.m.

Fireworks Ensemble -- An amplified chamber band with an extraordinary range of styles, including Frank Zappa, traditional Americana, cartoon music, ambient techno, and 20th-century orchestral scores.

Saturday, October 17, at 7:30 p.m.

Persido Brass -- Top-flight ensemble with impeccable touring credentials. Members have performed with the L.A. Philharmonic, Stevie Wonder, Frank Sinatra, “Blast,” Broadway musicals and Hollywood film scores. A feast for the senses in a program featuring all-time movie favorites, classical, jazz and popular styles.

Wednesday, Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m.

Valinor Quartet -- A unique hybrid of jazz and classical, this trio meets accordion master with worldwide musical influences and global performance credentials. International cross-over ensemble turns its razor-sharp virtuosity loose on a wild array of songs from around the world.

Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

Vida Guitar Quartet -- World-renowned performers Mark Ashford and Helen Sanderson, join forces with innovative guitar duo Mark Eden and Christopher Stell to present “an orchestral palette of colours and effects” in a diverse program. The quartet plays classical to Gershwin to British rock.

Thursday, April 14, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

Vivace -- With a rich and diverse repertoire ranging from pop, arias, to their own original material, these award-winning performers create a fresh new take on the classical and modern music of today. They are considered Canada’s biggest classical-pop group to emerge since the Canadian Tenors.

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