Please Join Us for Lessons & Carols at Our Lady of the Angels
Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 7 p.m. with special guest artists Jane Hoffman, flute and Thomas Koch, guitar
Come hear our fabulous youth sing with the Praise Band, directed by Janelle & Karl Sidnam as well as Chorus Angelicus, the Adult Choir, directed by Martha Lopez.
Admission is free, so be sure to invite your family and friends!
About our Special Guest Artists:
Jane Hoffman was a faculty member at Humboldt State University in California for eight years. She has traveled abroad to study in Nice, France and performed in Mallorca, Spain. Jane has performed in the Miller Theatre at Columbia University in Manhattan with the Contemporary Chamber Players and was a fellow in the Sarasota Music Festival in 1993. Jane has earned a Masters Degree from Cal State Northridge 1984 and a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree SUNY Stony Brook 1995. Jane is currently principal flute with the Pops Orchestra of Sarasota and a faculty member at the State College of Florida.
Thomas Koch graduated in classical guitar performance from the Hochschule für Musik Köln and the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hannover,both in his native country of Germany. Thomas performed solo recitals among other places at Carnegie Recital Hall in New York City, the German Embassy Auditorium in Washington DC, Eglise Saint-Merri in Paris and Kulturhaus Mitte in Berlin. He performed as soloist with the Port Charlotte Symphony, the Venice Symphony Orchestra, as well as with the Anna Maria Community Orchestra. Thomas is on the artist faculty at the Sarasota Performing Arts Center at Booker High School as well as the State College of Florida. Thomas is also the president and co-founder of Guitar Sarasota.