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An Evening in Paris
January 22 | 7:30 PM
No passport or air travel required! Let harpists Carolyn Munford and Vonda Darr transport you to Paris with an evening of fabulous French classics. Hear the famed and ethereal “Clair de Lune,” a sultry tango and rhumba by Carlos Salzedo, as well as Ravel’s shimmering Introduction and Allegro — all arranged for harp duet. The harp duo also will treat you to a catchy and invigorating contemporary work called “Submerged” by three-time GRAMMY® Award-nominated composer Miguel del Aguila. This one-hour concert has no intermission.
Harpists Vonda Darr and Carolyn Munford have enjoyed performing together for nearly 20 years. Carolyn began taking harp lessons from Vonda when she moved to Augusta, Georgia, at age 15. Thus began a mentorship and friendship that has spawned innumerable recitals, teaching projects, and ensemble collaborations over the years. Carolyn and Vonda are currently principal harpists with their respective symphonies, and can often be seen performing together around the southeast. Realizing a mutual love for beautiful melodies, orchestral harp repertoire, and discovering which modern pop music sounds best on the harp, they relish every opportunity they have to play together.
Learn more about Vonda and Carolyn below!
If you require assistance with purchasing your tickets, please call 912 232 6002, opt. 3, M-F 10:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Carolyn Munford is the principal harpist for the Savannah Philharmonic and the South Carolina Philharmonic Orchestras. As the winner of national prizes in the American Harp Society competition and Anne Adams Awards, Carolyn is an in-demand soloist, orchestral musician, and…
Vonda Darr is currently the principal classical harpist for the North Carolina Symphony. She has been the principal harpist for the Augusta Symphony Orchestra in Georgia since 1993 and was principal harpist for the Augusta Opera for twelve years. As…
Skidaway Island United Methodist Church54 Diamond Causeway, Savannah, GA 31411
The United Methodist Church grew out of the 18th-century Anglican Church, with the ministry of John and Charles Wesley, who served on Georgia’s coast in the 1730s and preached on Skidaway Island in 1736. The sanctuary seats 140 socially distanced patrons and there is ample parking dedicated to the facility.
Your Safety Comes First
Out of respect for the health and safety of our Musicians and patrons, masks and temperature screenings will be required and hand sanitation stations will be present throughout the venue.
Masks are required to be correctly worn for the duration of the performance and throughout the facility unless you are in the designated socially distanced bar area.