Vol. 15, No. 04 – Nov 17 – Nov 30, 2021 – Ojai News & Events

The Ojai Art Center (OAC) is proud to announce an upcoming benefit concert by internationally acclaimed and Golden Globe artist Amanda McBroom with a very special guest, Roger Kellaway, a Grammy Award winner and Academy Award nominated pianist and composer. McBroom has performed to a sold out and enthusiastic crowd several years ago to raise funds for the Center, is “a local treasure.” 

I leapt at the chance to sing in my own home town again, to sing at all, after this period of long down time,” said McBroom, who then reached out to Kellaway. “

McBroom came to fame winning a Golden Globe with Bette Midler’s recorded version of her  song “The Rose,” from the movie by the same name.

Her pal Kellaway, who has recorded more than 250 albums and counting, and has worked with everyone from Ellington to Elvis, Joni Mitchell to Barbra Streisand, and Quincy Jones.

It should be one heck of a concert and it’s for a good cause. After being shuttered during the Covid-19 Pandemic, the Art Center is thrilled these artists have stepped forward to help us continue to serve the arts community in Ojai.

Performances is at 7:30 p.m. November 20 and proof of Covid vaccination and masks are required . Tickets are $50- $125. Reserve tickets online www.ojaiartcenter.org or by calling 805-640-8797.

Chamber On The Mountain presents Duo Apollon, a Voice & Guitar Duo, on Sunday, December 5, 3:00 pm at Logan House (located at the Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts in Upper Ojai). Tickets $25.00 at www.ChamberOnTheMountain.com.

Aaron Haas, Classical Guitarist and Anastasia Malliaras, Soprano of Duo Apollon will delight the audience as they perform art song repertoire with the unique sound of voice and guitar.

Audience members are invited to stay and meet the artists at a lovely reception that will take place outside on our patio immediately following the performance.

Chamber On The Mountain is presented by the Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts. Celebrating its Ninth Season, the chamber music series brings internationally recognized musicians to Happy Valley in Upper Ojai – home of the Besant Hill School, the Happy Valley Cultural Center, and the Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts. For more information visit www.ChamberOnTheMountain.com.

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