Turtle Island Quartet: Turtle Island Quartet will make a stop on its 25th anniversary tour for a Live at Rose Lehrman performance at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, in the Rose Lehrman Arts Center on the Harrisburg Campus of HACC.
Guest musicians Mike Marshall (mandolin) and Cyrus Chestnut (piano) will accompany the group in a concert featuring a mix of jazz, folk and R&B styles with a flavoring of holiday tunes.
David Balakrishnanin started the quartet in 1985 and it has been a bold force in the creation of new trends in chamber music for strings. Winner of the 2006 and 2008 Grammy Award for Best Classical Crossover Album, Turtle Island combines the classical quartet with contemporary American musical styles. The quartet has a repertoire consisting of hundreds of arrangements and originals.
They have been featured on the “Today Show,” “All Things Considered,” “Prairie Home Companion,” and “Morning Edition.” Turtle Island has also been seen in both People and Newsweek magazines, and has scored high reviews from around the country.
Tickets are $32 for adults, $30 for senior citizens, and $15 for students. Contact the box office at 231-ROSE (7673). Tickets also are on sale at www.LiveatRoseLehrman.org.