Free CV Library Concert, Jan 13, 2016

January's free family music program sponsored by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library will be held on Wednesday, January 13 at 7:00 p.m. in the Library’s community room. It will feature pianist/composer and Steinway artist Louis Landon. He specializes in music that creates a more loving and peaceful world by writing, recording and performing, music from the heart. He has recorded and released 18 CDs that include music spanning many styles including classical, pop, and Latin genres. The program will last 45 minutes. For further information, see the CV Library Music Page, call (858) 552-1668 or see the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library website at www.carmelvalleylibrary.org.

Free CV Library Concert, Nov 18, 2015

November's free family music program sponsored by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library will be held on Wednesday, November 18 at 7:00 p.m. in the Library's community room. It will feature flutist Elena Yarritu, guitarist Pablo Gomez Cano, and pianist Melissa Creider in a program of Argentina's national music by legendary tango maestro Astor Piazzolla and two young Buenos Aires composers, Exequiel Mantega and Paulina Fain, that showcases the modern flute as a viable instrument in tango music. The program will last 45 minutes. For further information, see the CV Library Music Page, call (858) 552-1668 or see the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library website at www.carmelvalleylibrary.org.

Free CV Library Concert, Oct 14, 2015

October’s free family music program sponsored by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library will be held on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in the Library’s community room. It will feature Dean Ratzman in a program of swing, rock, soul, and jazz standards from the 40s to the 70s. He plays piano, trumpet, trombone, and sings in the styles of Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Ray Charles, Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Elvis, Neil Diamond, Tommy James, and others, including some of his own compositions. The program will last 45 minutes. For further information, see the CV Library Music Page, call (858) 552-1668 or see the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library website at www.carmelvalleylibrary.org.

Free CV Library Concert, Sept 29, 2015

September’s free family music program sponsored by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library will be held on Tuesday, September 29 at 7:00 p.m. in the Library’s community room. It will feature the Striano Piano Trio playing Felix Mendelssohn’s Piano Trio No.2 and Richard Thompson’s Legend of the Moors. The program will last 45 minutes. For further information, see the CV Library Music Page, call (858) 552-1668 or see the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library website at www.carmelvalleylibrary.org.

Free CV Library Concert, July 8, 2015

July’s free family music program sponsored by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library will be held on Wednesday, July 8 at 7:00 p.m. in the Library’s community room. It will feature pianists Dominic and Angelo Pizarro in a program of jazz standards and selections from The Great American Songbook with music by Gershwin, Sinatra, Duke Ellington, and more. The program will last 45 minutes. Homeschooled and raised with an appreciation and love for music, brothers Dominic and Angelo began studying classical music at the age of three and a half in San Diego. With encouragement and support from both their mother and grandfather the boys continued their zest for music and later developed an avid interest in jazz and pop. For further information, see the CV Library Music Page, call (858) 552-1668 or see the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library website at www.carmelvalleylibrary.org.

CV Library Free Concert, May 13, 2015

May's free family music program sponsored by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library will be held on Wednesday, May 13 at 7:00 p.m. in the Library's community room. It will feature flutist Carlos Aguilar performing pieces by Greg Patillo, Franz Doppler, and Otar Taktakishvili. He will be accompanied by pianist Melissa Evans. The program will last 45 minutes. The Library is located at 3919 Townsgate Drive in Carmel Valley. For further information, see the CV Library Music Page, call (858) 552-1668 or see the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library website at www.carmelvalleylibrary.org.

New Library Hours, Nov. 2014

The CV Library now has additional hours, including Sundays! New hours are:
Monday: 9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 11:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 12:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

CV Library Free Concert, Nov. 12, 2014

November's free family music program sponsored by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 12 at 7:00 p.m. in the Library's community room. It will feature vocalist Allison Adams Tucker and pianist Danny Green performing songs of the Great American Songbook, a term used to denote the canon of the most important and most influential American popular songs of the 20th century - principally from Broadway theatre, musical theatre, and Hollywood musical film. It was written from the 1920s through the 1950s and includes hundreds of songs of enduring popularity. The program will last 45 minutes. The Library is located at 3919 Townsgate Drive in Carmel Valley. For further information, see the CV Library Music Page, call (858) 552-1668 or see the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library website at www.carmelvalleylibrary.org.

Two CV Library Concerts in August 2014

Two programs are planned in August. Both are on Wednesday evenings from 7:00 to 7:45 p.m. The first is the Striano Piano Trio on Wednesday, August 6, 2014. The program will feature the Striano Piano Trio with pianist Joseph Valent, violinist Maya Ginsberg, and cellist Carol Tolbert. The program will include music by Debussy, Schubert, and Dvorak. It will last 45 minutes. The second show is on Wednesday, August 27 at 7:00 p.m. It will feature Dromia in a program of Balkan folk music. The trio, formed in 2008, plays folk music from Greece, Albania, Bulgaria, Macedonia, and Turkey, as well as Roma (gypsy) melodies from this region.The program will last 45 minutes. The Library is located at 3919 Townsgate Drive in Carmel Valley. For further information, see the CV Library Music Page, call (858) 552-1668 or see the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library website at www.carmelvalleylibrary.org.

CV Library Free Concert, July 9, 2014

July's free family music program sponsored by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library will be presented on Wednesday, July 9 at 7:00 p.m. in the library's community room. It will feature pianist James Frimmer, mezzo- soprano Janelle DeStefano, and script writer and narrator Joanne Regenhardt in a program of the life and music of Manuel De Falla, the Saint of Cadiz. The program will last 45 minutes. The Library is located at 3919 Townsgate Drive in Carmel Valley. For further information, see the CV Library Music Page, call (858) 552-1668 or see the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library website at www.carmelvalleylibrary.org.