Capitol Hill Concerts Upcoming Shows
Saturday January 21, 2023
Megan Burtt is an international touring singer/songwriter decorated with national recognition. She is the winner of the Kerrville NewFolk, Rocky Mountain Folk Festival and Westword Music Award and a finalist in Mountain NewSong, Songwriter Serenade and Great American Song Contest. Megan has toured as a headlining artist, and as support for acts including Gregory Alan Isakov, Marc Cohn, Brett Dennen, Glenn Phillips of Toad The Wet Sprocket, Lissie, Stephen Kellogg and Leanne Rimes. In 2015 she collaborated with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra as a featured artist. She has played music on almost every continent, summited Mt. Kilimanjaro and survived a gluten free diet for a decade now. She and Oprah share the same enneagram number. She wishes she’d learned music in a Southern Gospel church and dreams of becoming an olive farmer in Spain. And, you never know, life is a long time.. and longing is a great source of inspiration.
A portion of the proceeds from this show will benefit The GrowHaus. Their mission is to cultivate community-driven food justice through education and food access. They offer food distribution programming and educational opportunities related to growing and cooking food, as well as overall wellness. They strive to be a community-driven organization, meaning that their goal is to have all programs led and implemented by members of our community or others from similar neighborhoods. They are successful when the youth, families, and communities they work with are empowered to feed, nourish and strengthen themselves and each other.
Original Contemporary Jazz
Saturday March 4, 2023
As the son of Grammy-winning clarinet legend, Richard Stoltzman, and renowned violinist and educator, Lucy Chapman, jazz pianist and educator Peter John Stoltzman naturally grew into a career as both a performer and teacher. Stoltzman has performed and recorded with jazz luminaries such as Steve Gadd, Eddie Gomez, Allison Miller, Ron Westray, Yosvanny Terry, Tia Fuller, and many more. He has worked at the highest levels of the industry in virtually every style, from recording contemporary classical music with the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, to headlining festivals with the American Music Award-winning funk-rock band, The Bomb Squad, recording with the innovative drum’n’bass legend, Deantoni Parks, making Hip Hop tracks with Che Pope at Warner Bros., to performing classical and jazz music at the Hollywood Bowl and Carnegie Hall with his father, and recording original songs with winner of The Voice, Javier Colon.
A portion of the proceeds from this concert will benefit Colorado Music Bridge. This organization is dedicated to implementing a holistic model of modern music education through programs that bridge access to diverse youth, provide economic opportunities for teaching artists, and support community resiliency. Colorado Music Bridge provides access to inclusive modern music education, mentorship, professional development, and creative content.
Classical, Pop & Original Works
Saturday April 29, 2023
Edward W. Hardy is a critically acclaimed Black and Puerto Rican composer, music director, virtuoso violinist and violist and is one of the foremost exponents of solo violin repertoire for theatrical productions. At the age of 25, “Hardy (was) one of the youngest composers to ever be accepted into the Exploring the Metropolis Con Edison Composer Residency and one of the most prominent composer / violinists in New York City” (BroadwayWorld).
Edward has received numerous awards, most recently winning 1st Prize in the 2022 University of Northern Colorado Concerto Competition and 2nd Prize in the 2022 Angie Southard Performance Competition. Edward is a proud member of Local 802 Musicians Union, Dramatist Guild of America, ASCAP and is affiliated with the Sphinx Organization, Exploring the Metropolis, and the Gateways Music Festival. He is also the founder and artistic director of the Omnipresent Music Festival – BIPOC Musicians Festival, the digital marketing director and artistic advisor of Beethoven in the Rockies, and the senior director of operations at the Northern Colorado Center for Arts Entrepreneurship. Edward is a doctoral candidate / graduate instructor in violin performance at the University of Northern Colorado under the mentorship of Dr. Jubal Fulks. Read more about Edward W. Hardy.
A portion of the proceeds from this concert will benefit Colorful Colorado Collaborations. Their mission is bringing together Colorado Black, INDIGENOUS and People of Color musicians and local businesses to celebrate collaboration, creativity and commerce.