The March 14 luncheon meeting of the Women’s Club fea-tures George Colburn, Ph.D., filmmaker and president of theRobert Emmet Society. Dr. Colburn has loved history eversince he was in grade school and has spent his entire liferesearching and writing. Now he shares his love of history with pictures in the form of documentaries. He has pro-duced “Navajo Code Talkers: In Their Own Words,” “TheEisenhower Legacy, Tomorrow’s America” and is in theprocess of completing “Making it New: Invention, Innovationand Entrepreneurship.”Dr. Coburn is also the President of the Robert EmmetSociety, founded in the early 1990s to honor Robert Emmet,an Irishman and namesake of Emmet County. The Society’smission is to make area residents more aware of Emmet’sbrief, but courageous life and his enduring legacy as a cham-pion of freedom and democracy. The Society awards a schol-arship to an outstanding North Central Michigan Collegestudent for a fall semester of study in Galway, Ireland.The luncheon meeting will be held at 11:30 a.m. at The Innat Bay Harbor on Wednesday, March 14. Cost of the programand luncheon is $15. Please RSVP to Betty Tufts at (231) 347-7433 by Monday morning, March 12.By Jim AkansNext Sunday, March 18th, the Gaylord Area Council for the Arts (GACA) willsponsor a wonderfully intimate andmusically breathtaking String & Woodwind Ensemble concert at thePeace Lutheran Church on South Otsego Avenue in Gaylord starting at 3 pm. Theconcert will primarily feature woodwinds(flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon andFrench horn), and Eric Lawson, violinist with Alpena Symphony Orchestra willalso perform. This is the second yearthat GACA has presented this early spring concert venue, and attendees atlast year’s event were treated to an unfor-gettable afternoon of incredible music.This year’s event promises to continuethat outstanding tradition. Among the ensembles performing atnext Sunday’s concert will be the GaylordChamber Winds, playing Octet Op. 103by Beethoven and Octet-Partita Op. 57 by Franz Krommer. The Emerald WindQuintet will perform Quintet Es-Dur Op.88/Nr. 2, by Anton Reicha, and Trio ConBrio will also perform a selection at the event.Trish Duley, president of the GACA Board of Directors, notes, “these are allpremier musicians from around Michigan who are extremely talented. Among the many impressive musicians who will be performing at the eventare Lynn Hansen, who is the principal oboe for Traverse Symphony Orchestra (TSO) and Lauren Murphy, who is principal bassoon for the TSO.Drew Hinderer is putting the concert together for us this year, and he is theprincipal bassoon of the Midland Symphony Orchestra.”This exciting small ensemble concert is guar-anteed to offer an afternoon of stunningly beautiful music perfectly timed to ring in theuplifting spirit of the spring season. Admissionis by donation, and the Peace Lutheran Churchis located at 3703 Old US 27 South in Gaylord.For additional information, visit GACA’s web-site at www.gaylordarts.org.
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