Free Family Concert Series begins August 2


(7/30/2018)

Enjoy a free family-friendly concert featuring the H30 Jazz Trio from 6-7 p.m. on Thursday, August 2, outside Blooming Grounds Coffeehouse, 50 East Third Street. This is the first in a series of three free concerts sponsored jointly by the Third Space–Main Street Program and the city of Winona.

These informal performances are designed for people of all ages who usually don’t attend formal concerts. The hour-long performance features audience participation, giving children (and the young-at-heart) the chance to play percussion instruments along with the performers. All instruments are provided, and no music reading experience is necessary.

The performances are made possible by the support of the Bush Foundation, Springboard for the Arts, Third Space and Main Street programs, and Blooming Grounds Coffeehouse. Contact concert coordinator Janet Heukeshoven at jheukesh@smumn.edu for additional details.

About H3O Jazz Trio

The father and sons trio H3O began performing great jazz tunes together when bassist Max Heukeshoven was only 14 years old.

A. Eric Heukeshoven, an assistant professor of music and director of jazz studies at Saint Mary’s University, plays piano. His son Hans Heukeshoven, a 2015 graduate of Saint Mary’s with degrees in music performance and computer science, plays drums and vibes. His younger son Max Heukeshoven is completing a degree in music industry at Saint Mary’s.

H3O performs a wide variety of jazz styles including original music. It has worked as the rhythm section for numerous area professionals including Minnesota Music Hall of Fame’s Les Fields and Dr. John Paulson. Recent appearances include Mid West Music Fest, Great River Shakespeare Festival, Grace Presbyterian Church, Faith Lutheran Church, and numerous other venues. Beginning on September 16, H3O and Island City Brewing Company will host a monthly jazz jam, open to all.

About Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota awakens, nurtures, and empowers learners to ethical lives of leadership and service. At Saint Mary’s, students find in every classroom — whether in person or online — a relationship-driven, person-centered education. Through intense inquiry, students discover the truths in the world and the character within. Founded in 1912 and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota enrolls 5,700 students at its residential undergraduate college in Winona and its schools of graduate and professional programs, based in Minneapolis but extending worldwide. Saint Mary’s offers respected and affordable programs in a variety of areas leading to bachelor’s, bachelor’s completion, master’s, certificate, specialist, and doctoral degrees. Learn more at smumn.edu.

 

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