San Francisco Festival of the Mandolins
Sunday , Apr 26, 2009 • 11:00 AM • $18 Children free
Join us for the annual gathering of the mandolin orchestras. Five diverse ensembles playing mandolins and mandolin-like instruments from Russia to the Pilippines will be performing on this year's program! Hear the AURORA MANDOLIN ORCHESTRA, SAN FRANCISCO BALALAIKA ENSEMBLE, INSTANT KLEZMER MANDOLIN ORCHESTRA, LIKHA PILIPINO FOLK ENSEMBLE'S RONDALLA, , AND THE RAGTIME SKEDADDLERS. Add the BYO MANDOLIN ORCHESTRA (Bring Your Own), all the mandolin workshops, and you have day that cannot be missed.
The performances for the public will commense at 1PM.
Preceding the public performances, the festival opens at 10:30AM with the BYO Mandolin Orchestra (Bring Your Own). Music will be provided. Workshops will begin also at 12.
Food and drink will be available from noon. This year will feature Bulgarian fare prepared by Hristos Kolev.
Advance tickets available at www.Brownpapertickets.com
Schedule10:30AM BYO Mandolin Orchestra 12:00PM Workshops: Phil Lawrence: Intro to Klezmer Mandolin Dennis Pash: Ragtime MandolinPerformances1:00PM Likha Pilipino Folk Ensemble's Rondalla 1:45PM San Francisco Balalaika 2:30PM Ragtime Skedaddlers 3:15PM Aurora Mandolin Orchestra4:00PM Instant Klezmer Mandolin Orchestra*schedule is subject to change. Be sure to check closer to event.*Food available around Noon.
Aurora Mandolin Orchestra
Likha Pilipino Folk Ensemble's Rondalla
San Francisco Balalaika Ensemble
Instant Klezmer Mandolin Orchestra
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