Ohio Regional Music Arts and Cultural Outreach continues its free Sunday afternoon concerts with the Lempner Jazz Duo in a concert devoted to the sounds of Spring on Sunday, March 11. The concert is from 2-3 pm at the Wadsworth Public Library, 132 Broad Street in Wadsworth.
Admission is free, but reservations recommended at 330-722-2541, or click here to reserve your seat!
About the Artists:
Saxophonist Tom Lempner serves on the music faculty at Baldwin Wallace University Conservatory of Music and Cleveland State University. He has over ten years experience working as a music therapist at the Prentiss Autism Center and with the urban youth population of Cleveland who have severe emotional disturbances. Tom has collaborated with ORMACO to facilitate grant-funded therapeutic music workshops in Medina, Ohio, with at-risk youth and has been part of the Jazz under the Stars summer concert series. Tom earned a Master of Music at Kent State University and a double bachelor's degree in music therapy and music performance at the Baldwin Wallace University Conservatory of Music. He also earned a diploma from the Armed Forces School of Music in Little Creek, Virginia and is a veteran of the United States Army.
Adam Sarata is currently the Director of the Summit Music School. He has taught at the University of Mount Union, Ashland University, Muskingum University, and the Community Music School of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. He studied classical and jazz guitar with James Piorkowski, Dean Newton, and Stephen Aron. On a full scholarship, he completed graduate studies at the University of Akron in 2001. Sarata has released three classical guitar recordings: Guitar at Akron, Cavata, and Sul Tasto. WCLV of Cleveland endorsed his playing as "lovely, colorful, [a] very nice performance." He has written articles published in Soundboard Magazine and Basically Bohlen.
Wadsworth Public Library
132 Broad Street