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Sasha Ferreira Concert   SASHA FERREIRA Sasha began his violin studies in Havana, Cuba. While there, he won first prize for the best interpretation of the Cuban music in the regional and national "Amadeo Roldán" violin competition, the most prestigious Cuban violin competition. He continued his studies at the National Conservatory of Music in Lima, Peru, graduating with honors in 1997.  Recently, Sasha finished recording "Cuban Music...with a Violin Touch," his second compact disc as a soloist. Along with his performance career, he taught for many years at Markham College and the National Conservatory of Music in Lima, Peru. Sasha moved to the United States in 2007 and became an American citizen in May of 2013. He obtained his Master of Music degree in violin performance at the University of Southern Mississippi. In 2012, Sasha earned his Doctoral degree in violin and viola performance from The University of Georgia. Sasha is currently a faculty member of the Winter School of Music at William Carey University in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and teaches at the Gulfport School District in Gulfport, Mississippi. He regularly performs as a soloist as well as with the Mobile Symphony Orchestra and the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra. Day/Date: Saturday, November 4th Time: 7:00p.m. Price: Members: $15.00/ Non Members: $20.00

      Considered one of the best vocalists of all time, Karen Carpenter captured the attention of a generation with the surprisingly deep material of her abashedly catchy pop music. Singer and playwright Lisa Rock has compiled a moving tribute to the music and life of Carpenter, and brings it to the stage with her 6-piece backing band. Dedicated to re-creating the true sound of The Carpenters, Rock and her band showcase some of the most memorable songs of the 70s including We’ve Only Just Begun, Rainy Days and Mondays, and of course Close to You.  Day/Date: Saturday, November 11th Time: 7:oop.m. Price: (General Seating) Members: $20.00/  Non Members: $25.00

Coast Big Band Holiday Show   The Coast Big Band is a Mississippi Gulf Coast 20 plus piece big band orchestra whose music is a strong mix of big band dance music, pop tunes, soulful and hot vocals, Latin tunes, and jazz standards. You'll hear classics made famous by Duke Ellington, Glenn Miller, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Stan Kenton, Harry James and Tommy & Jimmy Dorsey.  The band now has added more contemporary songs from the 60's to the 90's. In the tradition of great big bands, The Coast Big Band consists of saxophones, trombones, trumpets, guitar, bass, piano, drums with vocalists. Day/Date: Thursday, December 14th Time: 7:30pm Price:  Reserved Seating $15.00