Coastal Singers Present A Mother’s Day Concert: “What A Wonderful World”
The Coastal Singers will present “What a Wonderful World” on Sunday May 12th at Gualala Arts Center ($15 in advance). The concert will begin at 4 pm and tea etc. will be served. Tickets are $15 advance, plus $5 day of. Tickets are available at Gualala Arts, Dolphins, and BrownPaperTickets.
The multi-generational Coastal Singers will present music with a focus on different regions in our world, including “Africa” (by Toto, the 70’s/80’s L.A.-based band), “America” (by Paul Simon, of the Simon & Garfunkel duo), and “In Anchor Bay, by the new chorus director, Sue Bohlin.
Guest artist Fidencio (Fide) Mata will play pan-flute & guitar, Keith Abrams, bass, and Marcia Lotter will join on violin for a beautiful folksong from Oaxaca, Mexico: “La Martiniana” to honor the lives of our mothers who have passed away.
Naomy Carbajal and Lilly Rodriguez join the concert this year as choral interns. Naomy will present a song for Mother’s Day and Lilly takes part in a group solo on a song in the brand new musical genre country trap (or country rap or trap country).
“Yo Hanino Tu Hanino (I’m beautiful, You’re beautiful)” is an ancient song which came via Israel, Spain and Turkey, and is sung in the Ladino language—a combination of Spanish and Hebrew. This song honors women by the proposal of union.
These and other songs about Kentucky, the Jordan River (Middle East), and the 12 cities along Route 66 should put a smile on your face.
* The Coastal Singers “What a Wonderful World” concert will also be performed on Saturday, May 11th, 4 pm at St. Paul’s Church (free-will donation). Tea etc. will be served.
Tickets are $15 advance, $5 more day of performance;
youth 7-17 admitted free with adult.
For advance purchase, visit BrownPaperTickets.com or call them at 1-800-838-3006.
To purchase in person, visit the Gualala Arts Center or Dolphin Gallery in Gualala.