These free concerts are held on

Mondays from 12:00 - 1:00 in the Landow Atrium on the lower level of the Gonda Building.

Kimo Hussey
Oct 6, 2022
Ukelele

Kimo Hussey is one of Hawaii's preeminent ukulele players and instructors. He travels the world performing, teaching, and sharing his love of all things ukulele. Kimo seamlessly blends melody, rhythm, and dynamic nuances with his ukulele solos, creating a distinctively beautiful sound. One of the world's most respected jazz ukulele players, his solo style pays close attention to a song's melody, and he plays that melody strictly—eliciting both nostalgic and positive memories from his audience.


Special Time & Place - Kimo will be in the Lips Atrium in the Charlton Bldg. on THURSDAY, October 6, 2022.

Ben Gateno
Oct 17, 2022
Guitar

A native of southern Minnesota, guitarist Ben Gateno earned Master's and Doctoral degrees in performance from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY. An extremely versatile musician, Ben enjoys presenting solo guitar programs that feature a wide range of styles and genres, with a special emphasis on classical, country blues, and ragtime. Ben resides in Rochester, MN where he maintains a busy private teaching schedule.


In the Landow Atrium on the lower level of the Gonda Building.

The OK Factor
Oct 24, 2022
Classical Crossover

Organic and genuine, their original compositions feel both comfortingly familiar and uniquely fresh, and have been described as "genre-bending" (Julie Amacher, MPR) and "pure magic" (Wausau Pilot & Review). The ease with which they write and perform has caught the attention of the Minnesota music community in which they live and work, bringing them success on stages such as The Cedar Cultural Center and as frequent featured artists with Minnesota Public Radio.


In the Landow Atrium on the lower level of the Gonda Building.

David Whetstone
Oct 31, 2022
Sitar

David Whetstone is one of the most active sitarists in the United States, a shagird (disciple) of the legendary Ustad Vilayat Khan. David also has had training in Western classical music, having studied privately with Philip Meyers, solo hornist of the New York Philharmonic, for five years. David's fundamental first sitar training was with Professor Brian Silver. David lives in Minneapolis, and teaches at Carleton College.


David will be playing in the Lips Atrium on the lower level of the Charlton Building.