Last night was "Imagination Celebration," a musical journey celebrating University City Children's Center. It started with great food and drinks from around Missouri and then the audience was delighted with music from some amazing artists.
"Imagination is more important that knowledge. For while knowledge defines all we currently know and understand, imagination points to all we might yet discover and create." -Albert Einstein
The journey was....
Opening Greetings - Steve Zwolak
John McGrosso (Arianna String Quartet) performed various works on violin.
Dan Rubright (guitar), his brother Ted Rubright (percussion) and Willem von Hombrecht (bass) (please help me find a link for Willem) played some great jazz & blues selections:
Danielle, Blue Junk, & Saving Missouri.
John even joined them for a stint.
A brief intermission was followed by Dan's great performance of "Finklehopper Frog"
Lynn Rubright then took us into the world of storytelling.
Members of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra performed Schubert String Quarter in d minor.
Jooyeon Kong, Violin
Lisa Chong, Violin
Jonathan Vinocour, Viola
Melissa Brooks, Cello
The evening ended with a Lullaby performed by Lydia Ruffin.
"The future belongs to those that believe in the beauty of their dreams." -Eleanor Roosevelt
For all the photos from the event, please go to my Smugmug site.