Creative Arts Guild hosts St. Patrick's Concert
Creative Arts Guild will host a St. Patrick’s Day concert, featuring the group “Ceilidh.”
Ceilidh is an eclectic quintet that was formed in July 2004. The word Ceilidh (pronounced KAY-lee) is Gaelic, meaning a concert at which tales are told, songs are sung and music is played for dancing.
The members of the group have well over 150 years of musical experience between them. They all play several different instruments as well as sing, and so are able to present different textures and sounds with each song. The leader of the group is Dr. Sam Baltzer, Professor of Music at Georgia Highlands College. Other members are his wife Janet, Matthew Fearing and Beth Blackburn of Dalton, and Creative Arts Guild Music Instructor Jim Burdick, also from Dalton.
Ceilidh has performed many times at the Guild and at other locations in Dalton. The group also plays every year in Rome at the Festival of the Arts, Across the Big Pond Concert, Robert Burns dinners, and St. Patrick’s Day parties. They have received grants from both Grass Roots Arts and the Jonas Foundation to perform at schools and other facilities in Floyd, Gordon and Whitfield counties.
Creative Arts Guild hosts Student Arts Expo
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