KRFC is proud to present world-music artist Beth Quist in concert with Jesse Mano at Avogadro’s Number. The artists will donate a portion of their procedes to help continue great local programming on KRFC.
Beth Quist with guest artist Jesse Manno
Saturday, January 28th at 7:30pm
605 S. Mason, Fort Collins, CO 80521
Beth Quist is a multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and composer from Boulder, who began playing piano at age 2.
Her early musical influences were “Batman”, “Star Trek” and “Dr. Zhivago”.
“I’m a Little Leopard Prowling Around in Sneakers” was her first musical composition at age 8.
Beth has a 4-octave soprano voice, and plays piano, keyboards, santour (hammered dulcimer), dumbek, kef, guitar, flute, and various other toys that she can get her hands on.
Her music combines influences from the Balkans, the Middle East, and India with her Western upbringing.
She has sung and toured with Bobby McFerrin’s Voicestra since 1997, and appears on his albums “Circlesongs”, “Mouth Music”, and “VOCAbuLarieS”.
Beth has also composed over 50 scores for dance, theatre, television and film, including musical contributions to the recent Emmy-nominated documentary, “The Two Escalators”.
Jesse Manno is a composer, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, producer and teacher based in Boulder, Colorado.
He has created over a hundred original scores for dance, theatre, film and multimedia productions, including twenty evening-length pieces.
He has been Music Director in the Dance Department at the University of Colorado in Boulder since 1991.