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Governor Hosts Arts Reception

At a Government House reception, (from left) Canadian Brass performers Achilles Liarmakopoulos (trombone); Brandon Ridenour (trumpet); Chris Colletti (trumpet); Ms Sheree Ebanks representing sponsor Butterfield Bank; the Governor, Mr. Duncan Taylor; Festival Artistic Director Glen Inanga; Brass' Chuck Daellenbach (tuba) and Eric Reed (French horn)

Members of the Canadian Brass ensemble, the first performers in this year's Cayman Arts Festival, mingled with the festival's organisers, sponsors, volunteers and guests at a reception hosted by His Excellency the Governor, Mr. Duncan Taylor, CBE and Mrs. Beatrice Taylor on Wednesday, 8 February, at Government House.

The annual festival, a much anticipated event which began Thursday with the Canadian Brass, also features performances by overseas violinist Charles Yang and accompanist Peter Dugan, the Juilliard Jazz Ensemble, and the Seoul Sisters.

Performing in a grand finale at Pedro Castle Saturday next week (18 February) will be local dance and music students coached by Founder/Artistic Director of New London Children's Choir, Mr. Ronald Corp OBE, and Founder/Artistic Director of Stella Maris Dance Ensemble, Jamaica and adjunct lecturer at UCCI, Dr. Monika Lawrence.

During the day, the performers work with and perform for school children.


For further information contact: Bina Mani