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Mark O'Conner & Friends: An Appalachian Christmas

Friday, December 06, 2013
7:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts - Franklin, NC

Event Details:

Hailed as "one of the most talented and imaginative artists working in music," Mark O'Connor has lived an extraordinary life as a musical artist. This multi-Grammy winning musician and composer, most known for his million-selling composition "Appalachia Waltz" has composed nine concertos and two symphonies as well as authoring a new violin method that tens of thousands of children are learning from. After 30 years, Mark still remains the only person that has won the National Fiddle Championship, the National Guitar Flatpicking Championship and the World Mandolin Championship. He was also voted "musician of the year" for six years in a row by the Country Music Association. His albums have spent over a year at the top of Billboard's classical music chart, and he was recently voted in the top five jazz violinists by New York jazz music critics. For "An Appalachian Christmas" Mark O'Connor features some of his favorite musicians and songs from the country/bluegrass, pop, classical and jazz worlds of his musical journey.

Ticket Prices: $21, $26 - On Sale: 8/1/2013

Location: Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts - Franklin, NC

Website: www.greatmountainmusic.com

Contact: Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts
Phone: 828.524.1598
Email: info@greatmountainmusic.com

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