Gala Will Feature Virtuoso Jazz Musician

Virtuoso clarinetist and saxophonist Sal Andolina will again perform in Williamsburg. He will be at the Virginia Symphony Society of Williamsburg annual gala to be held on April 22nd at the Two Rivers Country Club. The gala raises funds for the Virginia Symphony Orchestra. Sal performed with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra in March 2015, in the orchestra's tribute to Benny Goodman and the big band era. He also performed at last year's gala.
As a solo touring artist, Sal has appeared at major venues across the United States, including Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center in New York, and on the Tonight Show in Los Angeles. He has appeared with the New York City Pops at Carnegie Hall, the Rochester Philharmonic, the Grand Rapids Symphony, the Niagara Symphony, and the Fresno Philharmonic.
His performance career was launched as a founding member of the Amherst Saxophone Quartet with which he toured and recorded widely. Since 1994 he has held the position of clarinetist, bass clarinetist and saxophonist with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra where he also appeared as featured soloist. He has been a supporting soloist with Marvin Hamlish and Doc Severinsen, and other distinguished performers including Diana Reeves, Natalie Cole, Nancy Wilson, Ann Hampton Calloway, Maureen McGovern and John Pizzarelli. Sal has also produced, and been featured in, a Tribute to Artie Shaw, The Great American Songbook, The Golden Age of Swing and a 'Swingin Holiday Pops'.
Tickets for the event are available by contacting Donna Henderson at dhenderson7721@cox.net.

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