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Tea & Music Returns in May

April 18, 2017



The Valley’s most delightful concert series returns to the Columbus Public Library this May! Join us at 3:00pm on Fridays for TEA & MUSIC, the wonderful concoction of concert and lecture performed by the faculty, staff and students from the Schwob School of Music. Free hot tea and refreshments are provided by the Muscogee County Friends of Libraries. Bring your teacup!

All concerts take place in the Columbus Public Library Auditorium, 3000 Macon Road.

Performers and Musical Selections are subject to change.



Here’s the concert listing:

May 5, 3:00pm – Songs for Spring: Madrigals and other songs of the Renaissance and Tudor eras. Performed by the Columbus State University Baroque Consortium.

May 12, 3:00pm – Bits of Baroque: Short Chamber Works for oboe, flute, bassoon & harpsichord. Performed by Columbus State University Baroque Consortium.

May 19, 3:00pm – Take Five Sips of Tea: Light Classics from the Woodwind Quintet repertoire. Brice Bouffard, clarinet; Kristen Hansen, horn; Kassandra Ormsby, bassoon; Eric Thomas, oboe; Leslie Thompson, flute

May 26, 3:00pm – The Perfect Duos: Tea and Music plus Flute and Piano. Leslie Thompson, flute; Andrew Harry, piano.


Led by Dr. Kristen Hansen, Associate Professor in the Schwob School of Music at Columbus State University, the concerts combine historical and musical perspective given by Dr. Hansen with musical performances that have entertained Columbus audiences for the past ten years.


The concert series is named to honor the memory of longtime Library volunteer Margaret Carney. She was devoted to many library programs and helped establish the initial Tea & Music concerts.

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