On Sunday, May 11 at 3 pm, Border Baroque of Las Cruces, will present a special Mother's Day Concert at the Trinity United Methodist Church on 10th at D Avenue in Carrizozo. Performing the works of CPE Bach, Vivaldi, Fux, Loillet, J. S Bach and Handel will be Eike Gunnarson, mezzo-soprano, Roberta Arruda, violin, Carl Fels, oboe, Page Bartz, bassoon and Leah Houpt, harpsichord.
This Carrizozo Music concert will be followed by a reception and opportunity to meet the performers.
The group also will be performing at the Carrizozo School Old Gym at 10 am on Monday, May 12 in a special school outreach concert. Both Carrizozo Music performances are free and open to the public.
To reach the venues, turn west onto Airport Road from Route 54 at the Carrizozo Chamber Caboose, go to the stop sign and turn left on E Avenue, then take the first right to D Avenue and 10th. The church is on the southwest corner of D Ave and 10th and the Old Gym is directly across the street from the church.
The Carrizozo Music Summer Pops Series starts on Friday, June 6 at 7pm and features Lori Lovato and Friends, A Touch of Jazz featuring jazz clarinet. This is followed on Friday, July 25 by Altura Winds playing Scott Joplin rags, Sousa marches and light classics. On Thursday, August 25 Shepherd Moon, a group consisting of vocals, flute, sax and cello will play original, jazzy music with a hint of Celt, at both a school outreach concert and an evening community concert.
For more information about any of the concerts, please check www.carrizozomusic.org or call Elaine Brannen at 575-648-2757. Carrizozo Music sponsors a series of classical, summer pops and school outreach concerts with a commitment to provide free quality music to the residents of Lincoln County. Whenever possible these concerts are made available to students of the Carrizozo School System and residents of New Horizon Development Center.