When Great Trees Fall premiered by Lyric Arts Trio in Kansas City on November 6

14876537_1273510336042823_6590440184146777453_oMark your calendars for Sunday, November 6 at 2:00 pm when the Visitation music ministry hosts the Lyric Arts Trio in a special concert, Of Love and Remembrance. This program is especially appropriate for All Souls Day with selections that bring to mind happy memories of the past that bring a measure of comfort and peace to those left behind. Program of Mahler, R. Strauss, KC composers Ian David Coleman and Jean Belmont Ford and a world premiere of a wonderful new work “When Great Trees Fall” by our friend Charlie Griffin. KC friends join us! Tickets are $10.00 at the door.

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CBG2_WPRKOriginally from New York, Charles Griffin returned to the U.S. in 2010 to take a position at Florida's Full Sail University as course director of Advanced Music Composition in their MPBS program, after spending 5 years living and working in Latvia. His compositions and arrangements have been performed at festivals and concert halls throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia, Brazil, Cuba, and Puerto Rico.

He is also a radio show host on 91.5 WPRK FM. His show Zero Crossings incorporates live interviews with composers, conductors and performers with a focus on the local contemporary art music scene.

Read more in the biography section.